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Remember Those in Need This Holiday Season

November 17, 2018
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For the vast majority of Americans, the holiday season, which is now upon us is a joyous time when the abundance that life offers is most apparent in a wealthy nation such as ours. But the sad reality for many of our fellow citizens is that the holiday season brings little, if any, joy....
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The More Women, the Better

November 17, 2018
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Say what you will about the state of politics in our country these days, one thing that is undeniable is that Americans have become more engaged in the political process than at any time in our recent history. The recent election of scores of women, of diverse backgrounds, to public office has signified that...
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Dia De Muertos Celebration in Copley Square

November 9, 2018
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Dia De Muertos Celebration in Copley Square

Agunese Marsilii (R) and Oscar Luna (L) during Dia de Muertos celebration at Copley Square last Friday afternoon, Nov. 2. The celebration of Dia de Muertos – or Day of the Dead – took place in Copley Nov. 1 and 2 in a partnership between the City and the Mexican Consulate. It was the...
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Baker Administration Wins Big

November 9, 2018
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Baker Administration Wins Big

Gov. Charlie Baker and his wife, Lauren, celebrate a big win Tuesday night at the Hynes Convention Center alongside Lt. Gov. Karyn Polito and her husband, Stephan Rodolakis.
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The MBTA Fenway Portal Project has Started; Residents Concerned about Noise

November 9, 2018
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The MBTA Fenway Portal Project is in full swing— workers are working to install flood control measures at the entrance to the Green Line subway tunnel at Fenway station. According to the MBTA’s website, flooding at the portal near Fenway station “has been a significant issue for the MBTA since Green Line D-branch service...
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Compassionate Organics Announces Partnership with Green Thumb Industries

November 9, 2018
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Compassionate Organics announced last week a strategic partnership with Green Thumb Industries Inc. (GTI), allowing Compassionate Organics’ local founder, Geoffrey Reilinger, to move forward to operationalize a Boston-based medical marijuana dispensary on historic Newbury Street. Compassionate Organics is also pursuing a location in the 600th block of Tremont Street in the South End, but...
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News Briefs

November 9, 2018
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SOUTH END FORUM CANCELED South End Forum Moderator Steve Fox alerted the Sun this week that he has been forced to cancel the South End Forum quarterly meeting on Nov. 13. He said due to extenuating circumstances, they were not able to meet at the AC Hotel Ink Block, and he was not able...
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Laughter League Holds Benefit to Continue Using Laughter as Medicine at Boston Children’s Hospital

November 9, 2018
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On Thursday, Nov. 1, the Laughter League Healthcare Clown team from Boston Children’s Hospital put on “Laughter League Live,” a comedy benefit to raise money to reach more children at Boston Children’s Hospital. The Laughter League provides “professional healthcare clowns” at the children’s hospital Monday through Friday, according to Tiffany Riley, Laughter League co-founder...
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Flynn Talks Pedestrian Safety, Hempfest with Bay Village Residents

November 9, 2018
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The Bay Village Executive Committee held a quick meeting on November 5 to briefly provide additional updates after the annual meeting. Progress is being made on the updating of the Bay Village Architectural District guidelines—a draft document has been presented, and they are looking for feedback. There will be an abutter’s meeting on November...
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Police Briefs 11-08-2018

November 9, 2018
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D-4 POLICE NEwS Potshot On Tuesday, Oct. 30, at about 12:05 p.m., police responded to a radio call for an armed robbery at 776 Tremont St. Officers couldn’t locate the victim upon arriving at the scene, but soon found him at 65 West Newton St. The victim, who was described as behaving “vague” and...
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