Debra Williams, SVP at Blue Cross Blue Shield of Massachusetts, Joins Big Sister Boston Board

May 19, 2017
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On Monday, May 8, Big Sister Association of Greater Boston, our region’s premier mentoring organization for girls, held its annual meeting at the Bruce C. Bolling Municipal Building in Roxbury. At the meeting, Boston City Councilor-at-Large, Ayanna Pressley, a former Big Sister herself, gave an impassioned speech about the need for gender-specific mentoring and...
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Audubon Circle Residents Celebrate Groundbreaking of Redesigned Intersection

May 19, 2017
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By Beth Treffeisen Mayor Martin Walsh joined local residents to launch the groundbreaking of the Audubon Circle $7 million reconstruction on Saturday. The project will increase safety, improve travel conditions, and increase green space for all who use Audubon Circle. Audubon Circle serves as a key connection for communities in the City from the...
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ICON Salon on Tremont St to Host Charity Event on May 21

May 19, 2017
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By Seth Daniel This Sunday, May 21, will be the perfect time to get a haircut and support a good cause. Brandon Latham of ICON Hair Studio (673 Tremont St.) will be giving haircuts for charity donations on from 10 a.m. to 5 p.m. to support Audrey Nethery, an child Internet sensation he has...
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Police Briefs 05-18-2017

May 19, 2017
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Back Bay – Kenmore/Fenway – South End Police Log May 8 43 Dwight St  – Investigate Person 1820 Washington St  – Property – Lost 874 Harrison Ave  – Larceny Shoplifting 180 Newbury St  – Investigate Person 376 Boylston St  – Burglary – Commercial – No Force 781 Tremont St  – Fraud – False Pretense...
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The New Rust Belt in the Fenway, Cambridge

May 19, 2017
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By Phineas J. Stone Loans only work when they’re paid back, and when they’re not paid – the whole system runs dry. It has surprised me few people in Boston have paid attention to the alarming rate of default/deferral on student loans, which I believe I read last December had been revised to more...
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An End to the Drought — for Now

May 19, 2017
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Last week, state officials announced that the entire state of Massachusetts was no longer in a drought emergency. This certainly comes as good news to residents. Over the last six months, every time it rained or snowed and there were a lot of days of rain and snow, all one could say was that...
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