Archive for August, 2018

Letter to the Editor

August 10, 2018
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IS this what democracy looks like? Dear Editor, Bostonians voted overwhelmingly in 2012 to legalize medical marijuana, and local support has only increased since then, as it has nationwide. Doctors and patients alike have been desperate for an adequate number of dispensaries to open, yet I’ve observed in recent months a disturbing pattern of...
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Summertime — and the Livin’ Is Easy

August 10, 2018
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With this past week’s high temperatures and high humidity, those of us who work and live in air conditioned buildings have had a lot to be thankful for. Even a sojourn to the beach offers no relief from the heat, thanks to the prevailing southwest winds that blow hot air across the sand toward...
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Festival Betances 2018 on Villa Victoria

August 3, 2018
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Festival Betances 2018 on Villa Victoria

  Gloria Ortiz holding Puerto Rican flag during the Festival Betances parade as they march down Tremont Street in the South End. The Festival kicked off on Saturday with a parade, music, food and more. Betances is sponsored by IBA, which is celebrating its 50th year of forming Villa Victoria.
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Sen Warren Looks Ahead to Changes in the Opioid Crisis, Transportation

August 3, 2018
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Sen Warren Looks Ahead to Changes in the Opioid Crisis, Transportation

As Sen. Elizabeth Warren campaigns for re-election, she has been traveling to different neighborhoods around the state and speaking out on various issues. Prior to a town hall in the South End on July 28, the Senator sat down with the Sun to discuss a number of these topics that are important to the...
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Zoning Relief Granted to the Algonquin Club

August 3, 2018
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The Zoning Board of Appeal heard a re-discussion of the proposed project at 217 Commonwealth Ave., better known as the Algonquin Club, at its July 31 hearing. Real estate lawyer Mike Ross from Prince Lobel represented Sandy Edgerley from Hexagon Properties, the developer for the project. The Algonquin Club has been a private club...
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Cannabis-Themed, Vacation Rentals Debut in Back Bay, Fenway

August 3, 2018
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The latest in the Boston lodging experience just got higher. While many tourists are drawn by the Freedom Trail, the Battle of Bunker Hill and the Harbor, the newest tourist attraction could be the ability to smoke marijuana legally – and one new business partnership has pushed the button on that idea. Last weekend,...
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FortheRecord

August 3, 2018
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From the July 26 Common Victualler hearing, City Hall: Tatte Holdings, LLC d/b/a Tatte Bakery & Cafe, 369 Huntington Avenue, Boston, MA 02115. Described as; indoor café with kitchen; 72 seats. To be managed by Tzurit Or, between the hours of 7 a.m. – 9 p.m. Mon. – Fri., 8 a.m. – 9 p.m....
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News Briefs

August 3, 2018
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TAGGER ARRESTED IN SOUTH END At about 1:15 p.m. on Tuesday, July 24, an officer assigned to the Boston Police Auto Theft Unit was on patrol in the area of West Dedham and Tremont streets in the South End in a concerted effort to prevent vandals from spraying graffiti and tags on public property,...
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Hill House Launches First-Ever, Citywide NFL FLAG Football League Next Month

August 3, 2018
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Young football fans can now enjoy the fun and excitement of America’s favorite sport starting this fall with Hill House’s launch of the city’s first NFL FLAG football league. Open to children in Kindergarten through the seventh grade, this citywide league will take place on Sunday mornings at Clemente Field on the Emmanuel College...
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Boston Bar Association Holds Forum for Suffolk County DA Candidates

August 3, 2018
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The Boston Bar Association (BBA) held a forum for the candidates for Suffolk County district attorney on July 25. Five of the six candidates answered questions moderated by Suffolk University Law School Professor and former prosecutor Christina Miller and Northeastern University School of Law professor Daniel Medwed, as well as the audience. Candidate Linda...
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