Thinking Back in Time

February 15, 2018
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As someone born and raised in the South End/Lower Roxbury neighborhood that encompassed St. Philip’s Parish down on Harrison Avenue, I love those old photos of long-ago South End back when it was grittier and less gentrified. A recent photo of one block of Washington Street between West Concord and Rutland streets brought back great memories of long...
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The FY19 BPS Budget: Investing in Our Students to Provide a Better Education for All

February 15, 2018
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At the Boston Public Schools, we believe that our budget is a values statement, reflecting our commitment to creating the best schools for all our students. Through the BPS budget, we prioritize investing in every individual learner throughout their academic career. We must ensure that all students — regardless of their race, native language,...
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Ban Plastic Bags

February 15, 2018
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There are 61 communities in Massachusetts including the City of Boston that have placed a ban on those horrible plastic shopping bags and the City of Revere is poised to become number 62 after Revere City Council members Steve Morabito and Patrick Keefe sponsored a motion that is set for a public hearing on...
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Young Friends Winter Social

February 9, 2018
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Young Friends Winter Social

The Young Friends of the Public Garden held a Winter Social at the Parker House bar on Thursday, Feb. 1, and it brought many together to socialize and raise money for Friends Of The Public Garden’s efforts. Here Grant Simpson leads a lively table of Young Friends in a spirited chat.
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Center for the Arts Holds Movers & Shakers Fundraiser

February 9, 2018
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Center for the Arts Holds Movers & Shakers Fundraiser

Anthony Traniello of dbar shows some serious shake during Boston Center for the Arts’ Movers & Shakers 2018 fundraiser last Thursday, Feb. 1, in the Cyclorama. The BCA hosted Boston’s most popular restaurants and caterers for a spirited competition to create a signature cocktail. CAPO won the prize of the best cocktail, judged by...
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Kenmore Square Businesses are Concerned Over Citgo Sign Landmark

February 9, 2018
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It’s been over a year since the Boston Landmarks Commission signed a petition to begin the process of landmarking the famed Citgo sign in Kenmore Square. Now, as the Commission is reviewing the draft study report, businesses have come out with major concerns over how these new regulations, including site views, might stem the...
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