South End Landmark District Commission Update

January 11, 2018
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By Beth Treffeisen The South End Landmark District Commission held a public hearing on Tuesday, Jan. 2. Although the agenda was light, a few key things were passed and or continued to the following month. A prior story outlined the decision of the South End Library Park.   Bicycle Racks Galore The South End...
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Longtime Southender Passes on Dec 17; Services Jan 13

January 11, 2018
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Before computers entered into the photography world, longtime Southender Stephen Grohe was producing amazing photographic images that appeared to be manipulated by computers – but were only a result of his remarkable technical skill with a film camera. Stephen Foster Grohe, born May 10, 1935, to Marion Foster Grohe and Herman Grohe, died peacefully...
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Play Ball: Boston Named Best Large Sports City in New Study

January 11, 2018
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By Seth Daniel As the New England Patriots get ready to host their first playoff game in Foxboro, one might think it’s the success of the city’s football team that makes Boston the best sports city in America. But according to a recent study done by WalletHub, Boston if the #1 large sports city...
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Mayor’s Office Hopes to Create Something Special on Long Island for Recovery:Replacement of Bridge Could Take Several Years

January 11, 2018
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By Seth Daniel The City’s administration is currently beginning to think about what a recovery campus on Long Island would look like, as the permitting and fighting over the Long Island Bridge replacement begins to start. In the wake of the big news that Mayor Martin Walsh committed to re-build the Long Island Bridge...
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CSNA Elects New Leaders with Goals of Improving Transportation

January 11, 2018
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By Beth Treffeisen The Chester Square Area Neighborhood Association (CSNA) gathered on Wednesday, Jan. 3, to elect new officers and share in a potluck dinner. The election was quick, with Carol Blair continuing her role as president and Michael Rodriguez stepping up as vice-president. Talks quickly turned to what the newly elected board wanted...
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Private Sewer Owners Ready to Meet with BWSC for Relief

January 11, 2018
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By Seth Daniel It’s uncomfortable to have to collect five or 10 bucks from one’s neighbors to cover gas for the community snowblower or the neighborhood block party, but it’s downright wrong to have to try to hit up neighbors for thousands of dollars to repair or replace the sewer line out back. Or...
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