City Council Holds Hearing on Corporate Tax-Break Transparency

December 7, 2018
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The City Council Committee on Ways and Means held a hearing on Nov. 29 regarding corporate tax-break transparency in the city of Boston. With recent conversations around the location of Amazon second headquarters, tax break transparency is on the minds of the Council and the public. Councilor Michael Flaherty said that there have been...
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Car Breaks on the Rise in Back Bay During Holiday Season

December 7, 2018
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With the holiday season now upon us, Back Bay car breaks are on the rise as thieves target vehicles with visible packages, said Officer Chris Shoulla of the Boston Police Department’s District 4. “Back Bay has always been one of the top spots for car breaks,” Shoulla told those in attendance...
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USES Releases RFP for Tubman House

December 7, 2018
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The United South End Settlements organizations (USES) has released a Request for Proposals (RFP) this week to the development community for its long-time headquarters at 566 Columbus Ave., known as the Harriet Tubman House. USES President and CEO Maicharia Weir Lytle said they released the RFP in conjunction with their broker Newmark Knight Frank,...
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News Briefs

December 7, 2018
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LIBERTY COMPASSIONATES TO HAVE MEETING, UNION PARK WON’T OPPOSE The Union Park Neighborhood Association released the results of its neighbor survey and executive board vote this week to say it would not oppose the petition of Liberty Compassionates medical marijuana dispensary at 591 Albany St., just over the edge of the Union Park boundary....
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Holiday Happenings

December 7, 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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Police Briefs 12-06-2018

December 7, 2018
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D-4 POLICE NEWS Mall rat On Thursday, Nov. 29, at approximately 3:49 a.m., officers responded to a radio call for a person with a knife inside the Prudential Center at 800 Boylston St. On arrival, police met with a security guard working inside Eately restaurant who said he approached the male suspect at about...
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