Archive for September, 2018

Mayor says Long Island Could Fill Need for Supportive Housing

September 14, 2018
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In January, Mayor Martin Walsh shocked many by announcing that he planned to rebuild the Long Island Bridge and establish a recovery campus on the Island – which served the homeless population for years before it had to close some years back. Since that big announcement, however, there hasn’t been a clear vision for...
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Design Team Unveils Updated Proposal for 60 Kilmarnock St Residential Project

September 14, 2018
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The design team behind the proposed 60 Kilmarnock St.  residential development unveiled their updated plans at the second public meeting sponsored by the Boston Planning and Development Agency at the Fenway Community Center on Sept. 4. The Boston real-estate management firm Cabot, Cabot & Forbes intends to redevelop two buildings located at 60, 67-75,...
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South End Open Studios Ready to Open Doors Sept 15 and 16

September 14, 2018
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More than 250 artists will open their studios in 16 buildings throughout the South End for the 31st annual South End Open Studios weekend this coming Saturday and Sunday, Sept. 15 and 16. The studios will be open from 11 a.m. to 6 p.m. on both days, and South End artist Jenn Sherr said...
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76th Annual FensFest a Hit

September 14, 2018
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Though it was a cloudy day, plenty of Fenway community members came out to the Victory Gardens for the 76th annual FensFest. Between live music, picnic food, and face painting, there was something for everyone. Elizabeth Bertolozzi, president of the Fenway Victory Gardens, said that people filtered through the grove throughout the day to...
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Police Briefs 09-13-2018

September 14, 2018
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D-4 POLICE NEWS Gun shy On Tuesday, Sept. 4, at about 2:22 a.m., police responded to a report of shot fired at 88 Exeter St. Upon arrival, officer spoke to the caller and another witness, both of whom said they observed a group of around six people arguing across the street. A fight between...
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The Undoing of Johnny Jingles

September 14, 2018
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Quarters are a dying breed. No one carries quarters around as much as they used to in the city due to the new technology that basically has taken over the parking meters. Those who use it love it. I still use the quarters or sometimes the credit card, but I understand the convenience of...
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Don’t Trash Recycling. If We All Do Our Part, We Can Make It Work

September 14, 2018
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People throughout Massachusetts are committed to recycling and want to do their part to protect our environment. But we may not always be aware that some things need to stay out of our curbside recycling bins. While we may think, “I’ll throw it in with the recycling and someone will sort it all out...
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Massachusetts Needs Gov Charlie Baker

September 14, 2018
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With the state primary election now concluded, the ballot for the state election in November has been set, providing voters with the opportunity to see how the candidates match up for the various offices. Many of these contests feature either newcomers to the political scene or candidates for higher office who have not been...
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Gas Workers Steal Labor Day Show in Back Bay

September 7, 2018
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Gas Workers Steal Labor Day Show in Back Bay

Mayor Martin Walsh met informally with locked out National Grid gas workers on Monday morning before going into the Greater Boston Labor Council’s Labor Day breakfast in the Back Bay’s Park Plaza Hotel. Walsh said he would lend any support to the workers that they ask for, but to date hasn’t been asked to...
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Political Newcomer Santiago Cruises to Victory with 10-Point Win Over Rushing

September 7, 2018
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Jon Santiago burned through several pairs of shoes and knocked his knuckles raw in the campaign for state representative, but it all paid off as in the end it resulted in a 10-point win over veteran State Rep. Byron Rushing – who has represented the district for more than 30 years. Santiago’s campaign was...
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