American Therapy Comes to Blackstone Square Park

September 28, 2017
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By Beth Treffeisen As dogs romped around during a sunny afternoon in Blackstone Square Park, a different scene was unfolding on the other side of the black fountain. An out of the normal sight was seen as participants found themselves in the midst of an interactive art installation dubbed American Therapy. “It’s all about...
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WSANA Members Fed Up with Vagrant Issues; Neighborhood Has ‘Turned on a Dime’

September 28, 2017
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By Seth Daniel A large portion of Tuesday night’s meeting of the Worcester Square Area Neighborhood Association (WSANA) was supposed to be devoted to addressing safety in the alleyways of Worcester Square, but that conversation turned into many frustrated residents call for major action. Residents said it is high time to draw attention to...
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Boston Man Pleads Guilty to Robbing Five Banks

September 28, 2017
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A Boston man pleaded guilty yesterday in federal court in Boston to robbing five banks throughout April and June 2017. Thomas W. Nee, 46, pleaded guilty to five counts of bank robbery. U.S. District Court Judge George A. O’Toole Jr. scheduled sentencing for Jan. 9, 2018. Nee robbed five different banks stealing a total...
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Alleged South End Gang Member Sentenced for Cocaine Distribution

September 28, 2017
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An alleged member of the Villa Victoria Pirates street gang was sentenced last week in federal court in Boston for distributing cocaine. Anthony Nunez, a/k/a “Dizzo,” 26, of Boston, was sentenced by U.S. District Court Judge William G. Young to time served of 16 months in prison and six years of supervised release. During...
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Getaway Driver Admits Role in 2003 South End Homicides

September 28, 2017
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After more than a decade on the run, a getaway driver admitted his role on Friday, Sept. 22, in the 2003 shooting that killed Jose Daveiga and Christopher Carvalho. Carlos Silva, 34, pleaded guilty to a charge of accessory after the fact to murder, making him the third person to be convicted of charges...
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Church of the Covenant Continues Work to Preserve Tiffany Glass Windows

September 28, 2017
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By Beth Treffeisen At the corner of Newbury and Berkeley Streets in the Back Bay, one of Boston’s best-kept secret lays within the walls of the Church of the Covenant. Known for the tall steeple that sticks out amongst the shorter buildings in the area, the stonewalls of the church are illuminated by the...
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