Letter to the Editor

December 7, 2018
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Following up on Editorial about Climate Change Dear Editor: There are other sources of carbon dioxide in addition to electric power generation.  Heating buildings and heating domestic hot water are also significant sources of CO2.  Nationwide, 46 percent of the energy used by buildings is used for heat. Here in New England, heating and...
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Enjoy the Holidays — Safely

December 7, 2018
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With the Christmas season in full swing, there will be the usual office, family, and neighborhood parties for all of us to partake and enjoy. By no means do we wish to cast negative thoughts or to be party-Scrooges, but we would be remiss if we did not remind all of our readers to...
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Enjoy the Holiday Season

December 7, 2018
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This is a wonderful time of the year, to paraphrase the song, with holiday music playing in the malls and on our car radios, resurrecting our earliest childhood memories — even for the younger set — of Christmases-past. We choose just the right tree, decorate it carefully with our family-heirloom ornaments, and when we...
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Hundreds Attend Tree Lighting at Faneuil Hall

November 29, 2018
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Hundreds Attend Tree Lighting at Faneuil Hall

Christmas Tree lightings have had a rough time of it this year with the huge amounts of rain that have fallen on the Hub. This week, the annual Copley Square Tree Lighting was cancelled due to rain. However, Faneuil Hall did get its lighting off and rain free on Tuesday night. Hundreds flocked from...
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‘An Emerald Evening’ at the MFA

November 29, 2018
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‘An Emerald Evening’ at the MFA

Olmsted Award of Excellence honoree  Janet Atkins and  Emerald Necklace Conservancy Board Chair  Ben Taylor admire Atkins’s award during “An Emerald Evening for Emerald Necklace Conservancy” earlier this month.
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School on South End’s Edge Fighting Discarded Needles, Homeless Encampments

November 29, 2018
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When the colorful fall leaves fall on most schoolyards in Boston, it’s a unique and happy time to play outside, but at Orchard Gardens K-8 on the edge of the South End, the falling leaves present a grave danger and severe risk. That’s because the kids and adults at the school cannot see all...
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