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Planned Parenthood Endorses Byron Rushing for State Representative

August 3, 2018
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State Representative Byron Rushing, a South End Democrat, has been endorsed by the Planned Parenthood Advocacy Fund of Massachusetts in his re-election campaign. Rushing represents the 9th Suffolk District, which consists of parts of the South End, Roxbury, Back Bay, and the Fenway. He currently serves as Co-Chair of the Progressive Caucus. Dr. Jennifer...
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Candidate Jon Santiago Wins Ward 4 Endorsement

August 3, 2018
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Jon Santiago, an emergency room doctor at Boston Medical Center and first-time candidate for state representative, won the endorsement of the Boston Ward 4 Democratic Committee on July 17. Dr. Santiago is seeking to become the next state representative of the 9th Suffolk District, which includes the South End, Roxbury, Back Bay, and Fenway...
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Warren Talks About Values and Puerto Rico at South End Town Hall

August 3, 2018
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Sen. Elizabeth Warren held a town hall at the Benjamin Franklin Institute of Technology—her 31st one—on July 28. From healthcare to the opioid crisis to student loan debt, Warren gave an impassioned talk to the crowd about issues that matter to her. “It was exactly one year ago today that we saved healthcare for...
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Citgo Sign Discussed at BLC Subcommittee Meeting

August 3, 2018
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The Boston Landmarks Commission (BLC) held a subcommittee meeting on July 30 to discuss the draft study report for the Citgo sign in Fenway. BLC Commissioners Lynn Smiledge and David Berarducci were in attendance, as well as Joe Cornish and Todd Satter of the BLC. As the Sun previously reported, the Subcommittee held a...
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Enjoying a Little Night Music

July 27, 2018
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Enjoying a Little Night Music

Residents of 19 Worcester Square enjoy the sounds of the Leah Randazzo Quartet and the pleasant evening on their stoop. The annual concert series in the Square is put on by the Worcester Square Area Neighborhood Association (WSANA). Another concert is expected in August.
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BLC Votes Against Imposing Demo Delay on Historic Huntington Avenue Building

July 27, 2018
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At a hearing on Tuesday night, The Boston Landmarks Commission (BLC) voted not to impose a 90-day demolition delay for the buildings at 252-254 and 256-258 on Fenway’s Huntington Avenue – buildings that are next to the Huntington Theatre. That came only after they had seriously considered instituting the delay, but were swayed to...
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Sen Elizabeth Warren Brings Town Hall to South End

July 27, 2018
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U.S. Senator Elizabeth Warren has held more than 30 Town Halls across the state over the past several months, and now the popular senator will bring the next one to the South End on Saturday, July 28. Doors will open at the Benjamin Franklin Institute around 10 a.m., and the program will begin at...
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Comm Evans Bids Farewell after 39 Years with BPD:Mayor Immediately Makes Historic Appointment of Chief Bill Gross as New Superintendent

July 27, 2018
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Police Commissioner William Evans announced at a press conference Monday morning that he would resign from his post as commissioner to spend more time with his family and to be the head of public safety at Boston College (BC). At the same time, Mayor Martin Walsh announced the historic appointment of the first African...
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IAG Gets Latest Look at Proposed 60 Kilmarnock St Residential Project

July 27, 2018
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An overflow crowd was on hand for an Impact Advisory Group (IAG) meeting at Simmons College on Tuesday night to view the latest, preliminary plans for the 60 Kilmarnock St. residential development project. The 420,800 square-foot project includes approximately 443 residential units in two buildings, located at 60, 67-75, 70-80 Kilmarnock St. and 59-75...
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Rep Byron Rushing Endorsed by Councilor Essaibi-George

July 27, 2018
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State Rep. Byron Rushing, a South End Democrat, has been endorsed by Boston City Councilor At-Large Annissa Essaibi-George in his re-election campaign.  Rushing represents the 9th Suffolk District, which consists of parts of the South End, Roxbury, Back Bay, and the Fenway. He currently serves as co-chair of the Progressive Caucus. Essaibi-George, a Dorchester Democrat...
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