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We Can Do More to Treat the Opioid Crisis TODAY

October 15, 2018
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Those of us living or working in the South End, Roxbury and Newmarket witness the opioid crisis’ devastating impact every day. While we are encouraged by the devotion of public health and elected officials in exploring novel treatments, even those which are currently illegal, we also note that effective treatment options, approved by the...
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How We’re Creating More Affordable Housing

October 15, 2018
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Boston is going through a period of historic growth— the kind our city hasn’t seen in decades. More people are choosing to put down roots and start families here. More businesses are choosing to open their doors here. Students from all over the world come to attend our universities and colleges each year. As...
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Massachusetts Must Move Forward on Our Own

October 15, 2018
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With the confirmation of Brett Kavanaugh to the U.S. Supreme Court, coming on the heels of the confirmation of Neil Gorsuch, it is clear that the America as we have known it for the past 70 years, a time in which the United States attained and maintained its supremacy in the world and achieved...
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Takes Two to Tango At Ellis Wine Group

October 4, 2018
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Takes Two to Tango At Ellis Wine Group

Diane Dewhirst and Paul Wolcott demonstrate the Tango to members of the Ellis Wine Group last Wednesday night, Sept. 26, at the Movimiento Galley in the SoWa Art and Design District. The event demonstrated Tango moves and gave a history of the Argentine dance. To accompany that, the Wine Group focused their fall kick-off...
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Annual Fall Fest at Hayes Park

October 4, 2018
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Annual Fall Fest at Hayes Park

Aquinnah Millon, Caroline Oreskovic, and Elle Koskinen played a game of ‘Ring around the Rosie’ at Hayes Park on Sunday afternoon. Attendees enjoyed live music, crafts, and more.
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Fenway Theater Proposed to Community, Past Season Discussed at Red Sox Neighborhood Meeting

October 4, 2018
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rather large crowd gathered at the Wheels Up Clubhouse for a Red Sox community meeting on Oct. 1. The meeting was a place for the community to be updated on this year’s events and to ask questions and provide feedback. Boston Police Department D-4 Captain Steven Sweeney told the community that issues that were...
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News Briefs

October 4, 2018
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BACK BAY HAPPENINGS The NABB Green Committee will meet on Oct. 10 at 5:30 p.m. For more information contact: [email protected] The NABB Autumn Cocktail Party will take place on Friday, Oct. 12, from 6-8 p.m. in the Hampshire House, 84 Beacon St. Beef Wellington and other delectable hors d’oeuvres, fine wines and a choice of...
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Michelle Wu Speaks at NABB Annual Meeting

October 4, 2018
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The Neighborhood Association of the Back Bay (NABB) held their Annual Meeting on Sept. 26 at Fisher College. NABB Chair Martyn Roetter delivered remarks about the state of the organization. He said 2018 has been a busy year for NABB, and looking forward, it looks to be “much of the same.” “We have had...
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Mayor’s Fall Pumpkin Float Set for Oct 19

October 4, 2018
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Mayor Martin J. Walsh has announced that the annual Fall Pumpkin Float will be held at the Boston Common Frog Pond on Friday, Oct. 19, from 5 to 8 p.m.  Hundreds of illuminated jack-o’-lanterns will be floated on the water accompanied by spooky family activities. Attendees are asked to bring 8-inch or smaller, carved...
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Fenway Community Center Swings into High Gear

October 4, 2018
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Following the grand re-opening celebration on Sept. 14, the Fenway Community Center has plenty of upcoming events—there’s something for everyone. Executive Director Robert Kordenbrock said that over 250 people attended the re-opening reception, and he was “ecstatic” by the turnout. He said that it confirmed what he had been told; that people genuinely want...
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