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Residents Share their Concerns Over Proposed Kenmore Square Hotels

April 28, 2018
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Two new hotels are proposed to come to the gateway of Kenmore Square, concerning current residents that the large scale project will only make it worse for the congested corner of the city. The Boston Planning and Development Agency (BPDA) held a public hearing on Monday, April 23, at Boston University, where residents voiced...
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Jess and Rescue

April 20, 2018
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Jess and Rescue

Rescue, Jessica Kensky’s 6-year-old service dog, napping in his fire station dog house on the floor of the Venetian Room in the Fairmont Copley last Saturday, April 14, for a special premiere of the children’s book, ‘Rescue & Jessica: A Life Changing Friendship.’ Both Kensky and Co-Author Patrick Downes were injured in the 2013...
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Making Marathon History

April 20, 2018
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Making Marathon History

Desiree Linden was proud to be the first American woman to win the Boston Marathon in 33 years on Marathon Monday, April 16, crossing the Back Bay finish line in 2:39:54 to take home the crown. Crowds still came out to the finish line area in the Back Bay and the Fenway routes leading...
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Mayor Walsh Opens Swan Boats for the Season

April 20, 2018
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Mayor Walsh Opens Swan Boats for the Season

Boston Mayor Martin Walsh (center) hosted the first ride of Swan Boat season at Public Garden on Saturday, April 14, along with Lorrie Higgins. Riding with Walsh and Higgins are Boston Public School students, who brought artwork of the Swan Boats that they created in school. It was the 142nd season for the Swan...
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Fenway CDC Celebrates 45 Years of Success

April 20, 2018
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The Fenway Community Development Corporation (CDC) brought it back to 1973, the year the non-profit organization began, during the 45th annual meeting and celebration. Members dressed in costume as they commemorated the success and accomplishments of the non-profit throughout the years. A packed crowd filled into Saint Cecilia’s Parish on Thursday, April 12, to...
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So Long, Old Dover: Hello EBNA

April 20, 2018
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By a vote of 20-8, Old Dover is no more. The Old Dover Neighborhood Association voted on Tuesday night to change its name after many decades to the East Berkeley Neighborhood Association, or EBNA. It has been a conversation that has gone on for several months amongst the membership and the board, and something...
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Chester Square Pianist Finds Fulfilling Music Scene in Boston:Will Host Unique Soiree

April 20, 2018
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When Italian-born classical pianist Roberto Poli moved to the South End from Venice in 2003, he was just another student coming to reap the benefits of the stellar colleges in the city. But Boston grew on him, and the classical music scene here – along with the music education opportunities – caused the accomplished...
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Milk and Bookies with Rescue

April 20, 2018
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Rescue is an attentive service dog. The 6-year-old, black Labrador devotedly walks beside his partner, Jessica, helping her fetch the telephone, open the refrigerator door, and steady her balance. When Jessica, a double-leg amputee, does not need Rescue’s assistance, he likes to eat hot dogs at Fenway Park and sleep in his fire station...
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Old Dover Hears from National Development on Beer Garden

April 20, 2018
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Members of the Old Dover Neighborhood Association heard from National Development’s Ted Tye on Tuesday night regarding the brewery concept that surprised many in the neighborhood when it was unveiled in the press last week. Being an alcohol license and a new use that will draw many customers, many in the Association had expected...
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Charles River Watershed Association Competes for National Environmental Grant

April 20, 2018
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The Charles River Watershed Association is one of only three environmental organizations across the country selected to participate in a $15,000 challenge grant competition for excellence in protecting and nurturing the urban environment. The contest, sponsored by JetBlue for Good’s GreenUp campaign during the month of April, which is Earth Month, recognizes “earth-friendly” organizations...
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