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Mayor Walsh Announces 2018-2019 SPARK Boston Council

October 24, 2018
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Mayor Martin J. Walsh last week announced the 2018-2019 Mayor’s SPARK Boston Council. The diverse, 40-member group will spend the next 12 months working to continue to open up new lines of communication between young adults and leaders in City government. “Boston is the home to highest concentration of millennials in the country and...
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Police Briefs 10-18-2018

October 24, 2018
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D-4 POLICE NEWS Bad medicine On Tuesday, Oct. 9, at about 9:10 a.m., police responded to a radio call for a breaking and entering in progress at 922 Beacon St. On arrival, the officers located the caller, who said she thought someone was in her apartment, even though she didn’t see or hear anything....
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Study the Three Ballot Questions

October 24, 2018
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There are three questions on the ballot for the upcoming state election on Tuesday, November 6. The three are about as unrelated and disparate as one could imagine. The first question asks voters to adopt a proposed new law that would require minimum staffing by nurses in every hospital in the state. We have...
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Fenway Open Doors

October 15, 2018
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Fenway Open Doors

Sarah Byrd helps Melenne Levitt and Katarina Velkjovic build a skyscraper at the Fenway Alliance Opening Our Doors event on Monday, Oct. 8. The event brings together 21 institutions annually to showcase the Fenway neighborhood.
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Oktoberfest at SOWA

October 15, 2018
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Oktoberfest at SOWA

RIII-COLA, ER, OKTOBERFEST: Leslie Havens, leader of Waltham-based The TubaFrau Hofbräu Band performs on the Alphorn during the blockbuster Oktoberfest at the final SoWa Market on Sunday, Oct. 7, in the South End. The traditional German band accompanied beers of all varieties in the Power Station.
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Founder of Rosie’s Place Honored with Memorial

October 15, 2018
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In 1974, Kip Tiernan founded Rosie’s Place, the first emergency shelter for women in the United States. On Oct. 6, her legacy and commitment to helping the homeless was honored at a memorial dedication on Dartmouth Street between Boylston and Newbury streets. A crowd gathered in front of the metal arched memorial to listen...
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Stakeholders, Community Weigh In on the Fate of the Citgo Sign

October 15, 2018
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The Boston Landmarks Commission (BLC) held a public hearing on Oct. 9 to present the study report for the Citgo Sign and gather public comment. There was no vote on the designation at this hearing. Todd Satter, staff architect for the BLC, presented a summary of the study report to a packed room full...
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News Briefs

October 15, 2018
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NEW LICENSING CHAIR Mayor Martin J. Walsh announced Tuesday the appointment of Kathleen Joyce as Chairwoman of the Boston Licensing Board, a regulatory board that grants and regulates various types of food and alcohol licenses for restaurants and other establishments in Boston. The Board is also responsible for holding hearings on violations and license...
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Historical Society to Have its 50th Annual House Tour Oct 20

October 15, 2018
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The South End Historical Society (SEHS) will hold its annual South End House Tour on Saturday, Oct. 20, from 10 a.m. to 5 p.m.  This year is special as it is the Society’s 50th annual House Tour. Starting in the 1960s, founding member Doe Sprogis organized the South End Historical Society’s first four house...
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Rescuing Notre-Dame: France’s Iconic Cathedral Raises Funds for Restoration via French Cultural Center

October 15, 2018
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One of the world’s most popular monuments, Notre-Dame de Paris, is facing irreparable damage and looking to its American allies to help fund its restoration. On Wednesday, Oct. 10 from 7-9 p.m., the French Cultural Center and Friends of Notre-Dame de Paris, are welcoming Francophones, Francophiles, history buffs, world travelers and all those who...
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