Archive for October, 2016

Girard,Cathedral Parish Partner for Great New Housing

October 7, 2016
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By Seth Daniel On rare occasions, community institutions and residential property developers come together in synchronicity – with both parties meeting at the intersection of win-win. The development of the Girard apartment building on Harrison Avenue, behind the Cathedral of the Holy Cross, is by most accounts just such an occurrence. The Girard began...
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Brookline Ave Bridge to be Renamed After Big Papi

October 7, 2016
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By Beth Treffeisen Around Fenway Park, fans, residents and visitors will now have a number of ways to pay tribute to the soon-to-retire Red Sox hitter David Ortiz or to fans known as Big Papi. As part of a joint-plan between the House, Senate and Governor’s office, the House Committee on Ways and Means...
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Boston City Council Pushes for Mitigation of Canada Geese

October 7, 2016
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By Beth Treffeisen Canada Geese that flout long black necks and white cheek markings are plaguing Boston’s multiple parks and fields around the city. The growing population continues to litter the grass, walkways and docks with unwanted droppings, causing many public spaces to be left unpleasant and even unwelcoming to residents. In an effort...
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News Briefs

October 7, 2016
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VOTER INFO NIGHT AT CSTO The Chinese Progressive Association is providing a Voter Education Workshop on October 18 at 6 p.m. in partnership with Castle Square Tenants Organization at the Castle Square Community Center, 2nd floor. The night will discuss the candidates, what their platforms are and review the ballot questions that could potentially...
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Taste of Fenway Draws Crowd Despite Cold, Windy Weather

October 7, 2016
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By Beth Treffeisen On a cold, windy evening  Wednesday September 28, wafts of grilled, BBQ, and sautéed food filled the air as crowds of people streamed in to eat, socialize, and enjoy live music at Fenway Park area on Van Ness Street. Filled with food and drink tastings from over 20 restaurants from the...
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Boston Landmarks Commission Approves New Elements at Christian Science Plaza

October 7, 2016
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By Beth Treffeisen The Christian Science Plaza restoration and repair project implementation received approval from the Boston Landmarks Commission to use materials for the multiple projects throughout the plaza, as they begin construction this fall. The proposal that was presented Tuesday, September 27, to the Boston Landmarks Commission comprised of materials being used for...
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Police Briefs 10-06-2016

October 7, 2016
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BACK ABY KENMORE/FENWAY SOUTH END POLICE LOG Sept. 26 1282 Boylston St. – Assault – Aggravated – Battery; Burglary – Residential – Force 160 Massachusetts Ave. – Larceny – All Others 60 Camden St. – Assault – Aggravated – Battery Charlesgate East/Commonwealth Ave – Assault Simple – Battery 7 Hereford St. – Property –...
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An Unlikely Assist from the Heart

October 7, 2016
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By Phineas J. Stone Not long ago, I was able to get out of the Hub for a few days time – off to another region of the country entirely. Things are so different in the various sectors of our country, and having visited most of them, including my recent trip, Boston remains one...
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Early Voting is Coming to Boston

October 7, 2016
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By Mayor Martin J. Walsh Voting in Boston is about to become more convenient. For the first time, registered voters who reside in the City of Boston will be able to take part in early voting, ahead of the November 8th Presidential election. This exciting new initiative, made possible by the 2014 Elections Reforms...
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Letter to the Editor

October 7, 2016
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Dear Editor, As someone who grew up in the shadow of old Boston City Hospital where my dad was employed for over 35 years, I remember  back in the late ‘60s when the issue of drug addiction first, then homelessness, plagued the neighborhood around Worcester Square. I lived on East Springfield Street for many...
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