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Fenway Park May Soon Get Some Major Upgrades

August 22, 2016
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By Beth Treffeisen The terrace Cumberland Farms sign may no longer shine with a proposed replacement of a new LED video board that will be brought to review at the Boston Landmarks Commission meeting this Tuesday, August 23. Serving as a backdrop to baseball games the Cumberland sign has been looming over right field...
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Screen Shot: Corcoran Has Found Unexpected Success With Wire

August 22, 2016
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By Seth Daniel Will Corcoran is no artist, or at least that’s what he thought. In fact, creating art was the furthest thing from his mind until two years ago, when an art career on the side seemingly sought him out and dumped unexpected success on his front garden. Corcoran lives on the busy...
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New Security Cameras Watch Over Monument In The Boston Common

August 22, 2016
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By Beth Treffeisen Looming over the Soldiers and Sailors Monument in the Boston Common, four new security cameras were installed recently providing safety and protection for those who visit. Sitting on top of existing light poles, the cameras are paid for and maintained by the Boston Police Department, who are also monitoring the activity...
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Mayor Walsh Announces Early Voting Locations for The November 8 Presidential Election

August 22, 2016
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Boston’s Board of Election Commissioners unanimously voted last month in favor of the Election Department’s plan for 27 “one-day” early voting sites (three in each of the city’s nine council districts), in addition to daily early voting at City Hall during the early voting period. “Boston is proud to support early voting, and we...
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The Boston Art Festival is Back for 2016

August 22, 2016
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Boston’s vibrant Arts Community is back for the annual Boston Arts Festival! On Saturday, September 10th, 55 local artists and 10 local musicians will be supported and celebrated in a colorful showcase of painting, jewelry, photography, glass making, wood working and more. Christopher Columbus Waterfront Park is set to welcome tens of thousands of...
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Boston Center of the Arts Welcomes New President & CEO

August 22, 2016
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By Beth Treffeisen Bouncing from desk to desk as his new office gets some new carpeting, Gregory Ruffer, the new president and CEO of the Boston Center for the Arts (BCA), was at the end of his second week of work at his new job. “It’s just been two weeks that I’ve been here...
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Medieval Manor Throws in the Towel

August 22, 2016
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By Seth Daniel After an encouraging push in June to re-open the Medieval Manor, last Thursday the long-time restaurant and period performance venue said it would not be returning to the South End. Medieval Manor has been located on East Berkeley Street for decades, but suddenly closed its doors late last year. A campaign...
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National Parks in Boston Ready to Celebrate 100 Years

August 22, 2016
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By Seth Daniel The National Park Service (NPS) is about to turn 100 years old this summer, and the Boston Parks are planning a major celebration on Aug. 25- 27 in and around the three major Boston parks – including a huge celebration on Aug. 25 in Christopher Columbus Park. The Boston National Historic...
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Boston City Council Opposed Ballot Initiative To Raise Charter School Cap

August 22, 2016
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By Beth Treffeisen The Boston City Council voted 11–2 to support the charter cap resolution filed by Councilors Tito Jackson and Matt O’Malley opposing the 11–2 Question 2 ballot initiative to raise the charter cap in Massachusetts. By voting against it, the city council helped to prevent the raise of the state’s charter schools...
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Phase 1 of the Muddy River Project is Complete

August 22, 2016
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By Beth Treffeisen Back in October of 1996 a major storm traveled its way through Boston, causing the water to rise from the Fenway Muddy River, over the banks, and into the Green Line tunnel, causing millions of dollars of damage to signals, utilities and tracks. In response to this storm and the several...
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