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Hundreds Attend Tree Lighting at Faneuil Hall

November 29, 2018
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Hundreds Attend Tree Lighting at Faneuil Hall

Christmas Tree lightings have had a rough time of it this year with the huge amounts of rain that have fallen on the Hub. This week, the annual Copley Square Tree Lighting was cancelled due to rain. However, Faneuil Hall did get its lighting off and rain free on Tuesday night. Hundreds flocked from...
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‘An Emerald Evening’ at the MFA

November 29, 2018
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‘An Emerald Evening’ at the MFA

Olmsted Award of Excellence honoree  Janet Atkins and  Emerald Necklace Conservancy Board Chair  Ben Taylor admire Atkins’s award during “An Emerald Evening for Emerald Necklace Conservancy” earlier this month.
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ZBA Approves Increase in Occupancy; Two-Story Rear Addition

November 29, 2018
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At the Zoning Board of Appeal hearing on Nov. 13, the Board approved a change of occupancy from 39 to 45 residential units at 41-43 Edgerly Road. The project was before the board because it had violations of excessive FAR, insufficient open space, insufficient rear yard setback, insufficient off-street parking, forbidden basement units, and...
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Local Author Delights Back Bay with Memories of Dining Out

November 29, 2018
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For those interested in the history of eating out in Boston, local author James O’Connell’s new book, ‘Dining Out in Boston: A Culinary History,’ is for you. O’Connell gave a presentation of the book at The Learning Project on Marlborough Street on Nov. 15. The event was hosted by the Neighborhood Association of the...
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Holiday Happenings

November 29, 2018
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2018 SoWa WINTER FESTIVAL EXTENDS FOR TWO WEEKENDS ‘Tis the season for the 4th annual SoWa Winter Festival. Now over two weekends, join SoWa for the biggest winter shopping village and holiday festival in Boston. You’ll find the perfect handmade gifts, sip on winter cocktails, and discover the best of the SoWa Art +...
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News Briefs

November 29, 2018
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BOSTON MEDICAL TO CROSSTOWN CENTER Bob Biggio, vice president of facilities and support services at Boston Medical Center (BMC), told the South End Forum Opiate Working Group that the hospital is beginning its plans to move more services to the Crosstown Center building in the Mass/Cass area. BMC purchased the building in early October...
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Three New Fenway Victory Gardens Members Prep Their Plots for Winter

November 29, 2018
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Heading into the colder months, gardening is not typically at the forefront of people’s minds. But Elizabeth Bertolozzi, president of the Fenway Garden Society, said that it’s very important for gardeners to prep their gardens for winter and plan out what they will do come springtime. The Fenway Victory Gardens has 500 plots, and...
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Police Briefs 11-29-2018

November 29, 2018
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D-4 POLICE NEWS Bad order On Tuesday, Nov. 20, at approximately 8:09 p.m., officers responded to a radio call for a robbery at 110 West Concord St. On arrival, police made contact with the caller who said he believed a robbery had just taken place outside of his residence at the aforementioned location. While...
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Climate Change is Happening Now

November 29, 2018
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The report released last Friday by 13 U.S. government agencies concurring in an assessment that the effects of climate change will result in a 10 percent decline in the U.S. gross national product and the loss of $1 trillion in real estate by the year 2100 is sobering — if not depressing — and...
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Fenway Friendsgiving at the Morville House

November 26, 2018
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Fenway Friendsgiving at the Morville House

Haiqiang Dai (center) shows her approval of the Friendsgiving Feast to her parents, Qingqing Li and Haiqiang Dai, during the Fenway Friendsgiving event on Saturday, Nov. 17, at the Morville House. The Fenway CDC and HallKeen Management came together once again for another great time with friends.
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