South End Braces for Three-Year Major Water Pipe Work; Warren Street First

June 9, 2017
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The Boston Water and Sewer Commission (BWSC) is embarking on a three-year plan to do major replacements of water piping and infrastructure in several locations around the South End, with the full length of Warren Avenue to be the first to the plate this summer. Irene McSweeney of BWSC appeared at the South End...
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This Valedictorian Won’t Be Held Back: Chow Shoots for Success

June 9, 2017
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By Seth Daniel So many people have tried to hold Ivy K. Chow back throughout her life, but to date, she’s had none of that. Growing up in Castle Square (CSTO), she said many of her peers and her mother’s traditional Chinese friends have boxed her into a corner – lowering expectations for her...
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Positive Reviews Lead the Fenway Cultural District’s Renewal

June 9, 2017
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By Beth Treffeisen In the heart of Boston, Fenway serves as the hub for arts and culture throughout the City. After gaining the state-designated cultural district five years ago, it has only enhanced and expanded the many resources available to artists, students and tourists in the area. On Wednesday, June 7, the Boston City...
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News Briefs

June 9, 2017
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CANDIDATE NIGHTS FOR COUNCIL Jon Santiago, the Ward 4 Democratic chair, reported that the Committee will hold two candidate nights for City Council. The District 7 race, which has numerous candidate running, will have the candidate night on June 27, at 6:30 p.m. in the USES building. The District 2 race will have a...
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Tremont Street at the Forefront for City’s Safety Efforts after Fatality

June 9, 2017
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By Seth Daniel Frustrated neighbors faced off Tuesday night at the South End Forum with equally frustrated Boston Transportation Department employees – also Southenders – over the speed of making safety changes to Tremont Street in the wake of a fatal car on pedestrian crash May 29. While neighbors like Eric Huang of Blackstone...
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Uses Announce Its Vision125 Plan

June 9, 2017
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United South End Settlements (USES) announced its Vision125 plan, its five-year strategic plan that aims to disrupt the cycle of poverty for 1,000 children and their families, on Wednesday night, May 24, at The Neighborhood Gala  – welcoming more than 400 guests. With a backdrop of delicious food from 19 local restaurants, dancing, and...
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