Archive for July, 2018

DCR Selects Night Shift Brewing to Operate Two Seasonal Beer Gardens along the Charles River

July 20, 2018
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The Massachusetts Department of Conservation and Recreation (DCR) has selected Everett-based Night Shift Brewing to operate two seasonal beer gardens in 2018 in DCR parks. The sites, which are part of the DCR’s Charles River Reservation and overlook the Charles River, are located at the Christian A. Herter Park on Soldiers Field Road (across...
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New Apprenticeship Program Will Provide Skills in Facilities Maintenance

July 20, 2018
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The Mayor’s Office of Workforce Development has partnered with WinnResidential, Wentworth Institute of Technology, YouthBuild Boston, and the Massachusetts Department of Labor Standards and Division of Apprentice Standards to create an an apprenticeship program for Facilities Maintenance Technicians. The apprenticeship was launched at an event at Castle Square Apartments in the South End on...
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United South End Settlements Receives $15,000 Grant from Wells Fargo

July 20, 2018
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United South End Settlements, a 126-year-old nonprofit organization serving families in the South End and surrounding communities, announced it was awarded a $15,000 grant from Wells Fargo to support its early childhood STEAM (Science, Technology, Engineering, Art, and Math) education program. Through its charitable giving programs, Wells Fargo embraces its responsibility to be a leading...
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Festival Betances Ready to Celebrate This Weekend

July 20, 2018
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The Latin flair comes in full view to the South End this weekend, when Festival Betances plays out its annual summer highlights with music, food, a greased pole climbing contest and kids activities in O’Day Park. IBA CEO Vanessa Calderon-Rosado said the plans are in place to celebrate the annual festival and to mark...
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Rooftops and Trees Discussed at Back Bay Architectural Meeting

July 20, 2018
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The office building that is 10-11 Arlington St. was approved by the Back Bay Architectural Commission on July 11 to be fully restored. This application was deferred at the June hearing. Right now, the building is vacant, but it has been used as office space for more than 60 years, according to applicant Dartagnan...
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Artist in Residence Program Colors the Parks This Summer

July 20, 2018
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Amidst a pile of Crayons, markers, paints and numerous pieces of card-stock paper canvasses, Juleen Jones has made her mark in a creative way on the kids and families that use parks throughout Boston – including Ringgold Park in the South End where she sets up every Thursday this month. Jones, an art major...
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Rep Byron Rushing Endorsed by NARAL Pro-Choice Massachusetts

July 20, 2018
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State Rep. Byron Rushing, a South End Democrat, has been endorsed by NARAL Pro-Choice Massachusetts in his re-election campaign. Rushing represents the 9th Suffolk District, which consists of parts of the South End, Roxbury, Back Bay, and the Fenway. He currently serves as co-chair of the Progressive Caucus. Gena Frank, Legislative and political director...
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Police Briefs 07-19-2018

July 20, 2018
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D-4 Police News Bad call On Tuesday, July 10, at around 12:46 a.m., police responded to a radio call for an attempted robbery with a firearm at Massachusetts Avenue and Albany Street. On arrival, officers spoke to the victim, who said a male suspect approached her as she was walking on Massachusetts Avenue between...
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Letter to the Editor

July 20, 2018
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East springfield not the place for a dispensary Dear Editor: A few weeks ago, here in the Boston Sun, there was a news story concerning the opening of a recreational marijuana store at 60 East Springfield St. in what is now Café Quattro. I grew up in lower Roxbury and the South End and...
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Revere Beach Sand Sculpting Festival

July 20, 2018
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This weekend marks the 15th annual International Sand Sculpting Festival on Revere Beach. Thousands of  Revere residents, as well as hundreds of thousands of visitors from throughout the Boston area, will flock to America’s oldest public beach to view the works of art from 15 sand sculptors from all over the world who will compete...
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