CWRA Annual Meeting to Showcase Progress in Climate and Community Resilience

February 15, 2018
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Charles River Watershed Association (CRWA) – the leading science and advocacy organization for the Charles River and its watershed – will highlight its programs and progress helping Massachusetts communities better withstand climate change at its annual meeting on March 8 at the Boston Marriott Newton. At that time, executive director Bob Zimmerman will review...
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Proposed ‘Digital Urban Panels’ Meeting with Strong Opposition

February 15, 2018
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A capacity crowd was on hand at the State Transportation Building on Thursday, Feb. 8, when the Massachusetts Department of Transportation’s (MassDOT) Office of Outdoor Advertising reviewed an application to install multiple “digital urban panels” at four MBTA stations. Boston-based Outfront Media, LLC, represented by John Mahoney, the company’s director of business development, filed...
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New Director for WGMS Takes Artistic Look at the Neighborhood

February 15, 2018
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The board for Washington Gateway Main Street (WGMS) announced that it has hired Liza Quinonez as its new acting director after the departure of former director Andrew Malloy. WGMS is one of the oldest Main Streets programs in the city, and Quinonez brings an extensive art background and organizing. She and her husband, Victor,...
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Fundraising Goals Surpass Expectations for Renovations to the South End Library

February 15, 2018
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In the first ever private-public partnership between the private community and the Boston Public Library (BPL), the fundraising goal for the first phase of the South End Library renovations has surpassed expectations. At the annual meeting of the board and members of Friends of the South End Library (FOSEL) held on Jan. 30, a...
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Police Briefs 02-15-2018

February 15, 2018
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D-4 POLICE NEWS Hotel hell On Thursday, Feb. 8, at about 12:56 a.m., police responded to a radio call to investigate a person at the Sheraton Hotel at 39 Dalton St. Upon arrival, officers spoke to the female victim, who said the male suspect grew irate before throwing her into the wall of a...
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Smokes and Subs Delivered After 6

February 15, 2018
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Raise your hand if you ever had to buy cigarettes for your parents at the packie when you were a kid? Ok. Now raise your hand if you ever called a taxi to deliver cigarettes and beer to your home during the third period of a Bruins game? Yep. Did you ever witness your...
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