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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Thanking Veterans Today, and Every Day

November 9, 2018
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Every year on Nov. 11, we remember the armistice, signed on November 11th, 1918, that ended the First World War. One hundred years later, it can be easy to forget why we celebrate this day of all days, as the living memory of that war fades. The fact is, thousands of young men from...
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Be Sure to Thank Our Veterans

November 9, 2018
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Its was 100 years ago this Sunday, on Nov. 11, 1918, that World War I formally came to a conclusion on what is famously referred to as the 11th hour, of the 11th day, of the 11th month. Americans observed the first anniversary of the end of the war the following year when the...
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Early Voting a Hit at BPL’s Copley Branch

November 2, 2018
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This year, Boston voters can vote before Election Day comes around. A Massachusetts state law passed in 2014 requires that cities and towns hold early voting for the general election every two years. The first early voting period was in 2016. This year, early voting is taking place from Oct. 22 to Noc. 2....
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Car Theft on the Rise in Back Bay

November 2, 2018
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Lock those car doors—theft from vehicles is happening at an alarming rate in the Back Bay. Of the 31 crimes listed on a handout provided at a Neighborhood Association of the Back Bay (NABB) Public Safety meeting on Oct. 25, 17 were larceny from vehicle. Though the Back Bay is generally a safe neighborhood,...
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Union Park Home Hosts Destination Location for Halloween

November 2, 2018
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If it isn’t the Donald Trump effigy that catches the eye, then maybe it’s that of Vladimir Putin. Or even Kim Jong-un. But it could also be Sarah Huckabee Sanders, or the bloodied up Lady Liberty on the operating table begging for someone to help her vote. In all reality, it’s likely the whole...
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