Archive for November, 2018

BVNA Holds Annual Meeting

November 2, 2018
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The Bay Village Neighborhood Association (BVNA) held their annual meeting at the Revere Hotel on Oct. 30. Over 50 members and neighbors gathered for hors d’oeuvres, desserts, and cocktails before listening to updates from the Executive Committee about happenings and milestones over this past year. “It’s been a really fun year,” said BVNA President...
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Northeastern University Aids Its Students Who Were Affected by Hemenway St Fire

November 2, 2018
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On Saturday, Oct. 27, at 3:17 p.m. firefighters responded to a seven alarm fire at an apartment building at 104 Hemenway Street. Though the apartment building is not owned by any area schools, many Northeastern, Berklee, and Emerson College students called it home. The fire was caused by an electrical problem, according to the...
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City Council, Union Workers Rail Against National Grid at Council Hearing

November 2, 2018
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Gas provider National Grid came under fire at the City Council’s Committee on Environment, Sustainability, and Parks hearing on Boston’s gas infrastructure on Tuesday. According to Councilor Matt O’Malley, the company declined an invitation to testify at the hearing. O’Malley read a letter from National Grid into the public record. “It’s disappointing, however not...
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Boston Women’s Memorial Celebrates 15 Years

November 2, 2018
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Though it was a chilly, gloomy day, it did not stop a large crowd from gathering at the Boston Women’s Memorial on Oct. 28 for its 15th anniversary. Several women made remarks, speaking about how this memorial has impacted the city over its 15 years, and reminisced about when it was first unveiled in...
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News Briefs

November 2, 2018
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DIA DE MUERTOS CELEBRATION COMING TO COPLEY SQUARE The City of Boston is teaming up with Boston’s Consulate General of Mexico to present a two-day Dia de Muertos (Day of the Dead) celebration on Nov.1 and 2 in Copley Square from noon to 9 p.m.  A formal event and speaking program is scheduled for Nov....
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BPS Students Call on Northeastern to be a Pilot Program Leader:Students and Allies Ask University to Pay City Property Tax Assessment to Fund Schools

November 2, 2018
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Over 100 elementary, middle and high school students went on a field trip to see what a state-of-the-art library looks like and ask Northeastern to join us in fighting for excellent schools for all. Northeastern supports the community in so many ways, and we are asked them to be our partners in taking their...
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FortheRecord

November 2, 2018
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From the Oct. 30 Zoning Board of Appeals hearing, City Hall: Groundwater Overlay: 215 West Canton St. (South End), Applicant: Susan Blinn Replace patio drain to prevent water backup into home. Remove patio block and dig down to expose drain. Licensed plumber to replace drain pipe. New 46” high block retaining wall and paver stones...
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Police Briefs 11-01-2018

November 2, 2018
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d-4 POLICE NEWS Thick as a brick On Tuesday, Oct. 23, at around 1:10 a.m., police made an onsite arrest at Banyan Bar, located at 553 Tremont St., for an attempted commercial breaking and entering. Plainclothes officers, who were on directed patrol in the area due to a string of recent break-ins, set up...
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On the Pittsburg Shootings

November 2, 2018
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In the aftermath of the terrible shooting in a synagogue in Pittsburgh this past Saturday, Pennsylvania Governor Tom Wolf said, “These senseless acts of violence are not who we are as Americans.” We agree with Governor Tom Wolf . While a majority of Americans still find these senseless acts abhorrent, the fact remains that...
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No Excuses — Be Sure to Vote, Either Early or on Election Day

November 2, 2018
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This Tuesday, Nov. 6, is Election Day. Americans across the country will have the opportunity to choose a new House of Representatives in Washington and one-third of the members of the U.S. Senate in what commonly is referred-to as a mid-term election. While every election matters, some are more important than others. Based on...
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