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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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Talking Turkey with Kathy Sidell: Fixing the Feast with a Pro

November 26, 2018
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The annual “table picture” of the completely prepared Thanksgiving meal – taken just before everyone tears into the turkey and trimmings – often looks as if it happened effortlessly, as if nothing went wrong or no frantic trips to the corner store for an obscure ingredient were necessary. But home cooks all over the...
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Sandwiched Soccer Stadium? Whispers Abound about Soccer Stadium on Frontage Road Between South End and Southie

November 26, 2018
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A hearing on Nov. 29 at the City Council regarding the sale of two large City-owned properties on Frontage Road has many whispers going around the neighborhood about the prospects of a soccer stadium locating next to the South End. The Council will have a hearing on Nov. 29 to declare 200 and 400...
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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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South End Local Expands Stroll, Ready for Small Business Saturday

November 26, 2018
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It was only two years ago that small retailers throughout the South End began to feel a sense of unease about the future of the neighborhood’s cozy business climate. Uniting to bring attention to the cause, they awoke the South End, and then launched a new business partnership called South End Local. Now, after...
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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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Mixed-Use Development Planned for Parcel 12

November 26, 2018
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Boston developer Samuels & Associates intends to transform air-rights Parcel 12, located at the “critical” intersection of Massachusetts Avenue and Boylston and Newbury streets in the Back Bay, into a 545,000 square-foot, mixed-use development. In the Letter of Intent filed with the Boston Planning and Development Agency, Douglas Husid, the applicant’s attorney, wrote that...
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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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