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Santiago Will Challenge for State Representative in 9th Suffolk

April 6, 2018
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For the South End’s Dr. Jon Santiago, the path from Peace Corps activist to Army Reserve captain to Emergency Room doctor, and now, to candidate for state representative makes perfect sense. All four are about doing whatever he can to help others, he said. This week, Santiago – the former vice chair of the...
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MGCC Celebrates the Success of The Urban Hound

April 6, 2018
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A local institution for the dogs in the South End, The Urban Hound, a premier boutique dog hotel, daycare, training facility and spa, celebrated its most recent success after years of setbacks. The pet hotel is a woman-owned small business that provides services from boarding to grooming to at-home care for Boston’s residential neighborhoods....
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Repeat Offender Gets 30+ Years on Second Conviction in Claremont Park

April 6, 2018
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A repeat rapist has been sentenced to up to 35 years in prison after a jury convicted him of sexually assaulting a woman less than a year after his release from prison on a similar conviction. Prosecutors recommended that the man, who has been charged with violently raping three women in 10 years, get...
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Emerald Necklace Conservancy Celebrates 20th Anniversary

April 6, 2018
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The Emerald Necklace Conservancy has a lot in store as they cerebrate their 20th anniversary this year. At the 2018 annual meeting on Thursday, March 22, at the Landmark Center, the Emerald Necklace Conservancy President Karen Mauney-Brodek announced some big plans for the upcoming year including better outreach, updating the visitor center and new...
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Eately Aims to Open Outdoor Patio, Seeks Single-Day Entertainment Licenses

April 6, 2018
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Besides planning to open an outdoor, seasonal patio, Eately Boston at the Prudential Center is seeking four, single-day entertainment licenses from the city as part of the ongoing “Takeover Boylston Street” initiative. Nicholas Zozula, the applicant’s attorney, told members of Neighborhood Association of the Back Bay Licensing and Building Use Committee at the Lenox...
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Green and White Ball Dazzles at Four Seasons

April 6, 2018
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With a new home and a new look, Boston’s most anticipated springtime gala, the Friends of the Public Garden’s Green and White Ball, will bloom at a new venue later this month at Four Seasons Hotel Boston. The event’s new partners, Marc Hall Design, Frost Productions and PEAK Event Services, have helped create a...
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City Council Aims to Increase Voter Access

April 6, 2018
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In an effort to increase voter participation and take away barriers to get to the polls, the Boston City Council is considering implementing simple steps at a minimal cost to make it easier for residents to participate in voting. City Councilor Josh Zakim voters’ access proposal was heard by the Boston City Council’s Committee...
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Friends of the Public Garden Seeks New Members

April 6, 2018
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April is Membership Month for the Friends of the Public Garden, the nonprofit organization that has worked in partnership with the City for 48 years to preserve and enhance three historic parks in the heart of the city – the Boston Common, the Public Garden, and the Commonwealth Avenue Mall.  “Our members make our...
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Union Park Neighborhood Association Welcomes New City Councilor Ed Flynn

April 6, 2018
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District 2 Councilor Ed Flynn made was at the Union Park Neighborhood Annual Meeting on Tuesday, March 27. Hot topics discussed included the airplane noise issues, graffiti, small cell antennas and what is being done for animals being electrocuted by exposed wires. “I have some concerns over the electricity running though the streets,” said...
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Unique Kitchens Showcased on Creative Kitchens Tour April 7

April 6, 2018
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When her spouse suggested moving to a home with an elevator, a Beacon Hill lover of cooking and antiques replied in no uncertain terms that she was not moving anywhere unless she could bring her kitchen table with her. Which was no small thing because the table is a long and heavy 9-foot 3-inch...
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