Festival Betances Hits the Streets Again for Lots More Summer Fun

July 14, 2017
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By Seth Daniel The annual Festival Betances, one of the oldest Latino festivals in the region, will kick off Saturday afternoon and feature two days of great Latin-inspired music, food and games. While the Festival has typically kicked off with a parade on Friday night, this year the Festival has been compacted into two...
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Police Briefs 07-13-2017

July 14, 2017
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Back Bay – Kenmore – Fenway – South End Police Log July 3 840 Harrison Ave  – Investigate Person 35 Northampton St  – Assault Simple – Battery 138 Saint James Ave  – Investigate Property 257 Northampton St  – Towed Motor Vehicle 118 Beacon St  – Investigate Property 138 Saint James Ave  – Investigate Property...
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The Parks are Alive with the Smell of Reefer

July 14, 2017
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There’s been a lot of talk lately around the neighborhood about the smell of marijuana that in my estimation is within whiff-shot at almost any moment of the day. I’ve smelled it coming from people sitting in parks, walking on the street, waiting for the bus, and even from cars at stoplights. That pretty...
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Letter to the Editor

July 14, 2017
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The following letter was submitted to The Sun from the Secretary of the Commonwealth’s office Dear Chairman Moore, I want to express my appreciation for your Committee allowing me the opportunity to have the professional staff of the Massachusetts Historical Commission evaluate the impacts of the high-rise construction, which would be authorized by this...
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An Investment in Our Future

July 14, 2017
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Governor Charlie Baker’s recent announcement that his administration will ask the legislature for a five-year, $500 million life sciences initiative that will extend the state’s decade-long commitment to the biotech and medical technology industry demonstrates the governor’s focus on maintaining Massachusetts’ lead in this important area. The proposal, which Gov. Baker unveiled recently at...
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Boston Pops Fireworks Spectacular

July 7, 2017
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Boston Pops Fireworks Spectacular

Spectator by the thousands enjoyed the 44th Annual Boston Pops Fireworks Spectacular along the Charles River on Tuesday, July 4, as the annual event drew thousands of onlookers on what was a beautiful evening.
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