Archive for October, 2016

Voters Should Pay Attention to the Four Ballot Questions

October 7, 2016
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On November 8, Massachusetts voters will go to the polls to elect a new President of the United States as well as  other state and county positions on the ballot. However, voters need to pay attention to the four ballot questions that will have an effect on the Commonwealth in general. Voters should consider...
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Gallows Owner Rebecca Roth Gullo to Be Honored at ‘neckties’ on Oct. 5

October 1, 2016
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By Seth Daniel Rebecca Roth Gullo thought she would go into politics. She ended up in the business of donuts, and delicious burgers. Though it’s a world apart from her original aspirations, the founder of the Gallows Restaurant, Blackbird Donuts and Banyan Bar and Refuge has tallied up a lot of votes in her...
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Methadone Clinic Tells Wsana It Wants to Expand

October 1, 2016
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By Seth Daniel In a jam-packed meeting of the Worcester Square Area Neighborhood Association (WSANA) on Tuesday night, neighbors gathered to get information from the Acadia Methadone Clinic on Topeka Street, and they learned the clinic has plans to expand sooner rather than later – likely something that will be an annual occurrence to...
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Project Team Unveils Plans for Upgraded Back Bay T Station Concourse and Ventilation System

October 1, 2016
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By Dan Murphy The project team unveiled the latest plans for the renovated concourse and ventilation system of the redeveloped MBTA Back Bay station on Monday night during a presentation at the state’s Transportation Building. Boston Properties, which assumed control of the concourse in August of 2015, will manage and renovate it as part...
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Downtown View Infrastructure. Investment. Interesting.

October 1, 2016
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By Karen Cord Taylor Throughout the 1990s and into the early 2000s, Boston boldly invested in itself. It cleaned up the harbor, spending $3.8 billion on the Deer Island Treatment Plant alone. It spent from $650 to $850 million, depending on how you count, in state money for the Boston Convention and Exhibition Center,...
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Boston Landmarks Commission Approves Changes to Fenway Park

October 1, 2016
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By Beth Treffeisen The Boston Landmarks Commission Tuesday night approved the previously presented dugout and dugout seat expansion and the new day-of-game suites on the right field and left field press levels. The projects were passed with a proviso that they will not allow any more day-of-game suites to be built in the future....
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Mr. Boston Taking in the Boat

October 1, 2016
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By Phineas J. Stone There’s a whole world of wonder to the East, but huge swaths of Bostonians hardly know it exists. That place is the Atlantic Ocean, and it goes unnoticed by many of us living in the peaceful, tree-lined neighborhoods of the city. The real old timers in Boston made the ocean...
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Protesters Take Center Stage During the Boston’s Planning and Development Agency Unveiling

October 1, 2016
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By Beth Treffeisen During the unveiling ceremony for the Boston Planning and Development Agency (BPDA), formally known as the Boston Redevelopment Authority (BRA), protesters took center stage after its abrupt ending, sporting a sign with the agency’s new logo next to that read, “Boston Planned Displacement Agency.” The event that took place under a...
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South End Brothers Travel to Their 100th Country

October 1, 2016
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By Beth Treffeisen Two Boston brothers, Troy Santulli, 15 and Tristan Santullie 13, traveled to their 100th country this past summer when they landed on the island of Ternate, Maluku in Indonesia. “Travel has been a big part of our lives,” said Dave Santulli, their father. “For the learning experience and not for the...
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Major Meeting Looks at Suboxone Program at South End Health Center

October 1, 2016
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By Seth Daniel It started with a mere mention during the South End Forum on Sept. 6. South End Neighborhood Health Center (SENHC) CEO Bill Walczak announced that the health center was going to add addiction recovery programming to its services. The one-minute announcement was buried in a 30-minute presentation about new physicians being...
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