Archive for September, 2018

WSANA Looks for Assurances on Albany Street Marijuana Proposal

September 27, 2018
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Members of the Worcester Square Area Neighborhood Association (WSANA) said they would like assurances from the Liberty Compassionates group that the proposed medical marijuana store would not switch to a recreational store, but couldn’t get those assurances on Tuesday night. Several WSANA members and Matt Mues – who was visiting from Blackstone/Franklin Square Neighborhood...
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Freedom Rally Leaves Common Looking Worse for the Wear

September 27, 2018
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An estimated crowd of between 15,000 and 20,000 turned out to the Boston Common for the 29th annual Boston Freedom Rally over the weekend of Sept. 14 to 16, and while the event resulted in not a single arrest, according to Boston Police, the park was left looking a lot worse for the wear...
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Hamilton Restaurant Opens in Brookline’s Coolidge Corner

September 27, 2018
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After building a dozen restaurants from the ground up, Greg Johnston has finally opened his own – Hamilton in Brookline’s Coolidge Corner. Hamilton’s Executive Chef Paul Alphonse, formerly of Ocean Prime in Boston’s Seaport and MINA – Michael Mina’s residents’ restaurant at Millennium Tower – offers creative American eats, along with craft cocktails, and...
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BLC Holds Public Hearing Regarding Citgo Sign Study Report and Boylston St Demo Delay

September 27, 2018
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At their monthly non-design review public hearing on October 9, the Boston Landmarks Commission will have a presentation of the study report for the Citgo Sign in Kenmore Square, as well has have a public hearing to gather comments and feedback about the report. The Citgo Sign on the rooftop of 660 Beacon Street...
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BLC Approves Lighting for Christian Science Complex, Votes on Properties’ Eligibility for CPA Funding

September 27, 2018
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During the design review portion of the Boston Landmarks Commission hearing on Sept. 25, the Christian Science Complex proposed to install exterior lighting on the Church structures. Commissioner David Berarducci told the rest of the commission at the business hearing that this is a phased lighting proposal. Berarducci said the applicant wants to light...
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Police Briefs 09-27-2018

September 27, 2018
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D-4 POLICE NEWS Fender bender On Monday, Sept. 17, at around 3:25 p.m., police responded to a radio call for an assault and battery in progress at West Newton and Washington streets. Upon arrival, officers spoke with the victim, who said after he parked his car at that location, an unknown female suspect began...
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The Candidate’s Kiss of Death

September 27, 2018
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Mayor Walsh enjoys a good wave of popularity these days. Kids love him. The elderly enjoy his visits, and he seems to be able to move amongst many different communities with success. But if you’re a candidate for office, I dare say you might want to avoid hizzoner. Mayor Walsh has had the kiss...
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Recovery is Personal to Me – and to All of Us

September 27, 2018
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Early on in my first campaign for mayor, I realized I had to be open about my recovery from alcoholism. I had been working on addiction prevention and recovery issues for my entire 16 years in the State Legislature, and I knew I wanted to make it a priority for the city if I...
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Over 200 Artists Featured at South End Open Studios

September 20, 2018
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Over 200 Artists Featured at South End Open Studios

Artist Sorin Bica in front of some of his newest pieces during the 32nd annual South End Open Studios last weekend. More than 200 artists opened up their workspaces to the public, with many converging on the neighborhood to see the latest works from the neighborhood’s creators.
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Carter Playground Officially Opens

September 20, 2018
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Carter Playground Officially Opens

Mayor Martin Walsh and several South End youth sports participants cut the ribbon for the opening of the Sergeant William E. Carter Playground on Columbus Avenue last Friday afternoon, Sept. 14. The new fields are part of a partnership between Northeastern University and the City, with Northeastern investing $26 million on the new fields...
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