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Blackstone School is On the Move Under Principal Adkins-Sharif

September 7, 2018
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Blackstone School is On the Move Under Principal Adkins-Sharif

As a new school term starts today, Sept. 6, Principal Jamel Adkins-Sharif will look around as the students file into the Blackstone Innovation School, and it will be a morning of movement. That movement aligns with the momentum that the school is experiencing, he said, as they build upon the excitement from his first...
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Exchange South End Hits Snag with State Environmental Officials on Traffic

September 7, 2018
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State environmental regulators have determined that the monumental Exchange South End project does not yet comply with their regulations, particularly in regard to traffic – setting the project back a bit and requiring a longer state review process. “I hereby determine that the DEIR submitted on this project does not adequately and properly comply...
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September 7, 2018
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From the Sept. 5 Conservation Commission meeting, City Hall: Notice of Intent from the Massachusetts Department of Conservation and Recreation (DCR) for the proposed exhumation, analysis and removal of 66 burials from the Quarantine Cemetery located on Gallops Island, Boston.   From the Sept. 6 Non-Hearing Common Victualler meeting, City Hall, 10 a.m.: The...
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Four South End Projects Approved by the South End Landmark District Commission

September 7, 2018
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At the South End Landmark District Commission hearing on Sept. 4, four cases were heard as part of the design review process. The first was at 619 Massachusetts Avenue #1, where an architect represented the owners who could not make the hearing. The applicants are looking to install a rear access carport with a...
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Students Invited to Apply for City’s Exam Schools

September 7, 2018
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The Boston Public Schools (BPS) will offer the Independent School Entrance Examination (ISEE) for admission to the city’s three examination schools on Saturday, Nov. 3, at 8 a.m. Testing will take place at seven locations across the city. The deadline for registration is Sept. 21. Students must currently be in Grades 6, 8 or...
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Applied Learning Center Unveiled at Cathedral High School

September 7, 2018
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Cathedral High School in the South End revealed its brand new Applied Learning Center at a ribbon-cutting ceremony on Sept. 4. Construction for the 15,000 square-foot center began in April 2017, and it will include programs in STEAM-based learning: science, technology, engineering, arts, and mathematics. Head of Cathedral High School, Oscar Santos, said that...
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Local Artist’s Esplanade Mural Extended for Another Year

September 7, 2018
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Patterned Behavior, a 100-plus-foot-long vivid mural painted by local artist Silvia Lopez Chavez, will remain for another year on a stretch of the Charles River Esplanade west of the Massachusetts Avenue Bridge. Completed in Summer 2017, the mural has brightened the days of thousands of bicyclists, runners, and pedestrians, and was set to be...
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Alleged Gunman Charged in Mass Ave Station Shooting

September 7, 2018
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A man was arraigned Aug. 16 on charges he opened fire outside the Mass Ave MBTA station, critically injuring a 24-year-old man. Lushaun Gay, 27, was arraigned in Roxbury Municipal Court in connection with the Aug. 15 shooting at Mass Ave station. Assistant District Attorney Lynn Feigenbaum requested bail of $100,000; Judge Pamela Dashiell set...
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MBTA Fenway Portal Project, 60 Kilmarnock St., Safety are Huge Concerns for ACNA

September 7, 2018
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The MBTA Fenway Portal Project is an issue that is very important to the members of the Audubon Circle Neighborhood Association (ACNA), but perhaps the most important question still remains: where will the water go once it’s diverted into the tunnel? The purpose of the Fenway Portal Project is to implement flood control measures...
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Mayor Walsh says He Would Help Locked Out National Grid Workers if Asked

September 7, 2018
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Mayor Martin Walsh said this week he would help National Grid gas workers in their 11-week lockout battle if asked by the workers to assist in any way. The lockout of two United Steelworkers unions in the gas line division of National Grid has gone on for 11 weeks, and all of it seemed...
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