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Thanksgiving Meal Kit Giveaway

November 26, 2018
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Thanksgiving Meal Kit Giveaway

Volunteers for the Cathedral of the Holy Cross Turkey giveaway pose proudly with the Thanksgiving Meal bags they’ve assembled for those in need. Several local businesses, Parishioners and students from Cathedral High combined their efforts to put together Thanksgiving gift bags for those in need.
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Ban on Thin Plastic Bags Begins Dec 14

November 26, 2018
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Boston residents will have to say goodbye to flimsy plastic bags starting in just a few weeks. Last December, Mayor Marty Walsh signed an ordinance to ban single use plastic bags in the city, which goes into effect on Dec. 14. Thin plastic bags used to hold produce, newspapers, and dry cleaning will be...
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Charlesgate Alliance Muddy River Committee Partners with DCR to Clean Up Muddy River

November 26, 2018
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Chairs, shoes, two BPD barriers, a computer monitor, bicycle helmets, and 17 softballs—these are just some of the things that were found in the stretch of the Middy River Between the Turnpike and Storrow Drive on Monday. The Department of Conservation and Recreation (DCR) brought in New England Disposal Technologies (NEDT), who brought in...
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FortheRecord

November 26, 2018
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From the Nov. 20 Conservation Commission meeting, City Hall: Acceptance of the Order of Conditions CDM Smith on behalf of the Boston Parks and Recreation Department for phase 2 of the Muddy River flood damage reduction limited project located along the Muddy River. CDM Smith on behalf of the Boston Parks and Recreation Department...
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Holiday Happenings

November 26, 2018
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2018 SoWa WINTER FESTIVAL EXTENDS FOR TWO WEEKENDS ‘Tis the season for the fourth 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 26, 2018
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WOMEN’S LUNCH PLACE AND MFA On Friday, Nov. 9, the Women’s Lunch Place unveiled two large painting created by local artist and SMFA at Tufts faculty member Nan Free-man. MFA director Matthew Teitelbaum and MFA Guardian Benefactor and longtime supporter of the arts in Boston Estrellita Karsh joined Women’s Lunch Place executive director Elizabeth...
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Me and My Oil Guy

November 26, 2018
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Late fall and winter have never been the same for me since I switched over to natural gas heat. In year’s past, most of Boston heated their homes – whether the rowhouses, the bricks or the stately residences – with heating oil. It was a staple of the region, and a lot of people...
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Police Briefs 11-22-2018

November 26, 2018
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D-4 Police News have his (cheese) cake and eat it, too On Monday, Nov. 12, at about 4:23 p.m., police responded to the Apple store at 815 Boylston St. to investigate a person. On arrival, an employee told the responding officer that a male suspect entered the store and stated that it was going...
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Letter to the Editor

November 26, 2018
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Dear Editor, Not being a member of the Blackstone/Franklin Neighborhood Association I did not attend the meeting that was reported as part of “The Pot Shop Campaign” in the Nov. 15 issue of the Boston Sun. I take serious issue with Mr. Ross’s characterization of the PBNA process as illegitimate and his assertion that Compassionate...
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Thanksgiving and Very Thankful

November 26, 2018
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This Thanksgiving I am thankful to not have cancer. I hope. Six months ago my family doctor sent me for a CT scan because I went in to be checked out for something that felt weird which ended up being nothing. However the CT scan did reveal some nodules in my thyroid. A local...
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