Police Briefs 08-09-2018

August 10, 2018
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D-4 POLICE NEWS Conehead On Sunday, Aug. 5, at approximately 2:35 a.m., officers responded to a radio call to remove an intoxicated man who was kicking over cones at a construction site at the corner of Park Drive and Queensbury Street. Upon arrival, police observed the suspect standing inside the cordoned-off construction zone. A...
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Letter to the Editor

August 10, 2018
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IS this what democracy looks like? Dear Editor, Bostonians voted overwhelmingly in 2012 to legalize medical marijuana, and local support has only increased since then, as it has nationwide. Doctors and patients alike have been desperate for an adequate number of dispensaries to open, yet I’ve observed in recent months a disturbing pattern of...
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Summertime — and the Livin’ Is Easy

August 10, 2018
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With this past week’s high temperatures and high humidity, those of us who work and live in air conditioned buildings have had a lot to be thankful for. Even a sojourn to the beach offers no relief from the heat, thanks to the prevailing southwest winds that blow hot air across the sand toward...
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Festival Betances 2018 on Villa Victoria

August 3, 2018
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Festival Betances 2018 on Villa Victoria

  Gloria Ortiz holding Puerto Rican flag during the Festival Betances parade as they march down Tremont Street in the South End. The Festival kicked off on Saturday with a parade, music, food and more. Betances is sponsored by IBA, which is celebrating its 50th year of forming Villa Victoria.
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Sen Warren Looks Ahead to Changes in the Opioid Crisis, Transportation

August 3, 2018
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Sen Warren Looks Ahead to Changes in the Opioid Crisis, Transportation

As Sen. Elizabeth Warren campaigns for re-election, she has been traveling to different neighborhoods around the state and speaking out on various issues. Prior to a town hall in the South End on July 28, the Senator sat down with the Sun to discuss a number of these topics that are important to the...
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Zoning Relief Granted to the Algonquin Club

August 3, 2018
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The Zoning Board of Appeal heard a re-discussion of the proposed project at 217 Commonwealth Ave., better known as the Algonquin Club, at its July 31 hearing. Real estate lawyer Mike Ross from Prince Lobel represented Sandy Edgerley from Hexagon Properties, the developer for the project. The Algonquin Club has been a private club...
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