When Will We Be Next?

September 15, 2017
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The superstorm hurricanes of the past two weeks, Harvey and Irma, that have ravaged the southern part of our country, have made us all aware of two things. First, climate change is for real. The record rainfall that inundated Houston and the winds that obliterated the U.S. Virgin Islands and other islands in the...
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Remembering the Heroes of 9/11

September 15, 2017
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For every generation of Americans for the past near-century, there have been seminal events for which those who were of a certain age can recall “where they were” when they “heard the news.” Every member of the Greatest Generation could recall with vivid clarity the announcement by President Roosevelt of the Day of Infamy...
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Election Season Ramps Up for Preliminary Mayoral Debate

September 7, 2017
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Election Season Ramps Up for Preliminary Mayoral Debate

By Seth Daniel Just weeks before the Mayoral Preliminary election, the two major mayoral candidates have jumped full-on into campaign mode this week, with Mayor Martin Walsh holding a large rally in the Back Bay on Monday morning and Councilor Tito Jackson pounding the pavement and knocking doors throughout the neighborhoods. The two major...
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Security Concerns Met with Action at the Fenway Victory Gardens

September 7, 2017
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By Beth Treffeisen Each summer, the Fenway Victory Gardens come to life with blossoming flowers, colorful vegetables and greenery that attracts many passersby who stop, and take in the fresh air that is otherwise untouched by the urban environment around it. But, the same attractiveness that brings people to wander through the garden is...
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Mayor Walsh, Others, Not Sold on Safe Injection Facility

September 7, 2017
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By Seth Daniel A major showdown over safe injection facilities (SIFs) for opiate users took place on Beacon Hill this week, with an official hearing held on a proposed bill that would potentially allow such facilities in Massachusetts. However, though many in the medical community are in favor – including the South End’s Health...
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Davis Companies Files PDA for Shawmut Ave,Overall Block Could Yield 500-Plus Units

September 7, 2017
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By Seth Daniel In a coordinated approach with two abutting property owner, the Davis Companies has been the first to submit detailed plans for the Shawmut and Herald Street Block in the New York Streets neighborhood – a block that could see more than 500 new units between the three owners. The Davis Companies...
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