Commission to Remove Landwave Sculptures

May 11, 2018
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The blue-and-green tiled waves alongside Peter’s Park in the South End will be no more. After years of strife between community members of the South End and the Boston Arts Commission, the board voted 4-3 to remove the two Landwave sculptures in Peter’s Park at hearing on Tuesday, May 8. “Deaccessioning a work of...
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Walsh says More Work Needed to Sell Quincy on Long Island Benefits

May 11, 2018
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The fight was inevitable, and now it’s on. The clash between Quincy and Boston has heated up this week now that serious steps have been taken to move forward on rebuilding the Long Island Bridge, a bridge that would unlock access to a planned world-class recovery campus on the Island and make major headway...
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Unlicensed Security Guard is Caught with a Loaded Gun in Fenway Target

May 11, 2018
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Last March, the Boston Police Department doing a routine check at the liquor store within the Target at 1345 Boylston St., caught a posted security guard carrying a loaded .357 revolver in violation of the Boston Licensing Board. At a hearing on Tuesday, May 8, Boston Police detectives said that they found the security...
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News Briefs

May 11, 2018
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NEW GUIDELINES ESTABLISHED FOR SHORT-TERM RENTALS On Wednesday, May 9, Mayor Martin Walsh announced an amended citywide ordinance establishing guidelines and regulations to better track and regulate short-term rentals. The ordinance takes a three-tiered approach to classifying short-term rentals: Limited Share Unit – consists of a private bedroom or shared space in the owner-operator’s...
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WGMS Celebrates Renovation of Washington St Bank of America

May 11, 2018
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After quite a lot of advocacy from the neighborhood over the past year, Bank of America on Washington Street has fully renovated its ATM branch – with Washington Gateway Main Street (WGMS) proclaiming it a victory for the corridor. A spokesman for Bank of America said they added a number of new banking capabilities,...
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South End Landmarks District Commission Tackles Window Violations

May 11, 2018
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For the third month in a row, the South End Landmarks District Commission (SELDC) have had violations on unapproved windows installed in the neighborhood brought before the board. The District Landmark Commissions have been stepping up their efforts to protect the original historic windows. This month, unapproved windows at 163 West Newton St. was...
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