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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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South End Lion an Intriguing Mystery on Columbus Ave

November 9, 2018
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When Paul Wright first moved to the South End in 1972, it wasn’t long before he and his young boys found a mysterious granite lion outside 511 Columbus Ave. in the South End. The lion seemed not to have a purpose, but had obviously been guarding the entrance to the grand old home for...
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Weekend, After-Hours Work Creates Tension in South End

November 9, 2018
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A Kumbaya moment earlier this year between frustrated Southenders and City Hall on a policy for weekend and after-hours construction work has been spoiled for many in the neighborhood by what they say is a reversal of that perfect harmony. City officials, however, including ISD Commissioner Buddy Christopher said nothing has changed and no...
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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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Fenway Studios to Celebrate 10 Years of Food Donations at Open Studios

November 9, 2018
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When the artists of the Fenway Studios come together for their annual Open Studios this weekend, they will not only be displaying their latest works, but they’ll be celebrating 10 years of helping the less fortunate with a food drive that coincides with the event. Artists at the building have a unique set up...
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Boston Medical Buys Crosstown Center at Mass/Cass

November 9, 2018
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Boston Medical Center (BMC) has purchased the Crosstown Center from Maryland developer and the Boston Planning and Development Agency (BPDA) for $12 million to support its move from the 88 East Newton St. building. The hospital bought the building from Multi-employer Property Trust of Bethesda, Maryland. The company is a Bentall Kennedy core, open-end...
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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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Gov Baker Easily Takes Back Bay, Shunned in the South End

November 9, 2018
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Gov. Charlie Baker cruised to victory over challenger Jay Gonzalez on Tuesday night’s General Election, and nearly became the first Republican governor to win Boston in decades. Baker and Lt. Gov. Karyn Polito won convincingly statewide with 67 percent of the vote, and in Boston he lost to Gonzalez by only one percentage point,...
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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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