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Mayor Walsh Announces New Managing Director and Senior Advisor of External Affairs for BPS

February 17, 2017
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By Beth Treffeisen At a February 10 press conference, Mayor Martin Walsh and Boston Public Schools (BPS) Superintendent Tommy Chang announced the promotion of Dr. Makeeba McCreary of Jamaica Plain to the role of managing director and senior advisor of external affairs for BPS. In her new position, Dr. McCreary will focus on expanding...
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New Co-Working Space is Coming Soon to Newbury Street

February 17, 2017
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By Beth Treffeisen Spaces Newbury Street recently opened on February 13 as a collaborative workspace for Boston entrepreneurs and innovators. The new innovative office space will be situated on the corner of Massachusetts Avenue and Newbury Street, only blocks away from the proposed air rights residential and office buildings that will soon span over...
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Michlewitz Files Legislation to Get South End in Airplane Advisory Group

February 17, 2017
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By Seth Daniel The South End might have a new seat at the table when it comes to sounding off on airplane noise, with State Rep. Aaron Michlewitz filing legislation this week that would require a South Ender to have a seat on the MassPort Community Advisory Committee (CAC). The MassPort CAC meets regularly...
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Councilor Josh Zakim and Local Organizers Host Rally in Support of HAIS National Day of Action for Refugees

February 17, 2017
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By Beth Treffeisen This past Sunday, over a hundred people came together to join City Councilor Josh Zakim and community allies across the region for a rally in support of HAIS National Day of Action for Refugees. The rally was held despite the snow on February 12, at the New England Holocaust Memorial located...
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Seba’s “Warm in the Winter” Event

February 10, 2017
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Seba’s “Warm in the Winter” Event

Monica, Lisa “Light” Christ and Teresa Glass (L-F), Sisters of Perpetual Indulgence, shown during their performance at the South End Business Alliance’s Warm in the Winter event hosted at the Cyclorama on Saturday, Feb. 4.
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Years in the Making:South Bay Harbor Trail Project Set in Motion

February 10, 2017
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By Beth Treffeisen A pedestrian and bike trail that will connect Boston’s neighborhoods to its waterfront through a three and a half mile route is one step closer to completion after securing funding to construct part of the trail. Once completed, the trail will go through Roxbury, the South End, to the Fort Port...
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After Controversy, Mural’s History in the Neighborhood to Be Preserved with New Artist Call

February 10, 2017
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By Seth Daniel The wall along the tennis courts at Peters Park in the South End is a simple, 10-foot wall, but one that carries a tremendous amount of importance for the neighborhood’s longer term residents who saw some of the hardest times in the 1980s and 1990s along the Shawmut Street and Washington...
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Railings in the South End Reflect Diversity of the Neighborhood

February 10, 2017
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By Beth Treffeisen The South End is known for a variety of reasons, including the historic brick brownstone row houses, parks and variety of great restaurants. But one detail that many may bypass are the railings that, if one looks close enough, reflect the diversity of those who live and once lived in the...
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IAG Determines Mitigation Funds for Harrison Albany Block Buildings

February 10, 2017
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By Beth Treffeisen The Impact Advisory Group (IAG) met this Wednesday, January 25, at a meeting held by the Boston Planning and Development Agency (BPDA) to determine where the $350,000 in mitigation funds will be allocated from the Harrison Albany Block developments. The majority of the funds, $200,000, will go towards the Friends of...
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WSANA Looks to Address Street Issues with Uniform Good Neighbor Policies

February 10, 2017
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By Seth Daniel In the latest in the neighborhood battle to curb the prevalence of homelessness and addiction in the Worcester Square area, a small interest group within the Worcester Square Area Neighborhood Association (WSANA) has begun trying to use good neighbor policies. Robert George, who has been researching the idea and the issue...
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