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Police Briefs 01-20-2015

January 22, 2015
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Dec. 29 Commonwealth Avenue  – Towed Motor Vehicle 414 Boylston St. – Larceny, Shoplifting, $200 & Over 267 Commonwealth Ave. – Towed Motor Vehicle 53 Huntington Ave. – Larceny, Shoplifting, Under $50 253 Beacon St. – Death Investigation 100 Huntington Ave. – Sick/Injured/Medical – Person 251 Beacon St. – Larceny, Other, $200 & Over...

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Education Is Walsh’s Top Priority

January 22, 2015
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Listening to the Mayor Martin Walsh’s State of the City address last Tuesday night, one had to be struck by his emphasis on education for Boston Public School students. More than a quarter of his address was devoted to initiatives that he has committed...

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Downtown View:The Calm Month

January 22, 2015
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Lots of people complain about January. It is dark. It is cold. It’s a day longer than some months. The hoopla about the holidays is over. Thank goodness. That is the beauty of January. It is not like autumn, the season in which everyone...

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The Ever Changing New Boston

January 22, 2015
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Boston, today, is seen as one of America’s best cities. But this latest incarnation of what John Winthrop called the “City on a Hill” is a fairly recent one....

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Police Briefs 01-06-2015

January 8, 2015
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Dec. 15 56 Clarendon St. – Towed Motor Vehicle 100 Huntington Ave. – Larceny, Shoplifting, $200 & Over 326 Newbury St. – Larceny in a Building, Under $50 247...

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Mayor Walsh Names Brian Golden as Permanent Director of the BRA

January 8, 2015
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Brian Golden was recently named permanent director of the Boston Redevelopment Authority (BRA) and Economic Development Industrial Corporation (EDIC). Having served as acting director since last January, Golden will...

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Disruption or Conseqences?

January 8, 2015
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Disruption was 2014’s trendy cliché. A new idea comes along and, poof, out with the old. Business school types are enthralled. New technology and new ideas are part of...

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Happy Holidays

December 23, 2014
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Happy Holidays

It’s the season to be grateful for all the people who volunteer their time, talent, and money to make Boston a better place. Wreaths, like this one, were created...

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Police Briefs 12-23-2014

December 23, 2014
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Nov. 30 150 Huntington Ave. – Motor Vehicle Accident – Personal Injury 227 Newbury St. – Towed Motor Vehicle 263 Clarendon St. – Motor Vehicle Accident – Personal Injury...

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A farewell to John

December 23, 2014
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Dear Editor: My husband threw me a surprise 50th birthday party a few years ago. It was the thing I asked him never to do, but he didn’t let...

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Police Briefs 12-09-2014

December 23, 2014
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Nov. 17 40 Newbury St. – Property – Found Commonwealth Avenue – Towed Motor Vehicle 53 Huntington Ave. – Larceny, Shoplifting, Under $50 240 Newbury St. – Bomb Threat...

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King’s Chapel Parish House

December 23, 2014
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The Back bay Architectural Commission will meet on Wednesday, December 10 at 5:00 p.m. in Room 900 on the nint floor of Boston City Hall. Subject of the hearing...

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Letter to the Editor

December 23, 2014
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Advent is upon us Dear Editor: As consumerism reaches the manic pitch of Black Friday and post-Thanksgiving sales, Christendom marks the beginning of Advent—a time designated for slowing down...

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Police Briefs 11-18-2014

November 27, 2014
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Nov. 3 Commonwealth Avenue  – Towed Motor Vehicle 53 Huntington Ave. – Larceny, Shoplifting, Under $50 53 Huntington Ave. – Larceny, Shoplifting, $200 & Over Newbury Street – Motor...

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Letter to the Editor

November 27, 2014
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Thank you to the residents of Boston Dear Editor: I wanted to take a moment and thank everyone for their very generous outpouring of support for my family and...

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Happy Thanksgiving

November 27, 2014
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Another Thanksgiving is upon us, a day for schoolboy football, family gatherings, and not much else to do other than enjoy a great dinner that reminds us how fortunate...

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Police Briefs 11-11-2014

November 18, 2014
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Oct. 20 Commonwealth Avenue  – Towed Motor Vehicle 899 Boylston St.   -Trespassing 53 Huntington Ave.  – Larceny, Shoplifting, Under $50 10 Huntington Ave.  – Sick/Injured/Medical – Person 497 Boylston...

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Letter to the Editor

November 18, 2014
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Neighbors remember  John W. Sears Mr. Sears died early this morning, Election Day, Tuesday, Nov. 4,  in his 84th year. He probably would have considered that bad timing, since...

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Mayor Tom Menino

November 18, 2014
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The passing last week of former, long-time Boston Mayor Thomas Menino truly removes from our lives a man whose devotion to his city and its people was second to...

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Police Briefs 10-28-2014

October 31, 2014
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POLICE LOG Oct. 13 490 Commonwealth Ave. – Larceny in a Building, $200 & Over 535 Boylston St. – Sick/Injured/Medical – Person 100 Huntington Ave. – Larceny, Shoplifting, $200...

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Gordon Hamersley and Kurt Cerulli Honored by Community Music Center

October 31, 2014
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On a brisk fall afternoon, supporters of Community Music Center of Boston were gathered outside the celebrated Hamersley’s Bistro, awaiting one last savory meal from esteemed Boston Chef, Gordon...

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Voters Set to Cast their Ballots on Election Day Tuesday Nov. 4

October 31, 2014
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The campaigns are winding down and on Tuesday, Nov. 4 Back Bay residents will join voters statewide in selecting our leaders in government for the next four years. Gov....

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Art & Science Restored

October 14, 2014
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Art & Science Restored

In the last few weeks, conservators have performed restoration work on the the sculptures of Art and Science that welcome patrons to the McKim Building of the Boston Public...

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The Bridges of Suffolk County

October 14, 2014
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Everyone knows the Longfellow Bridge is being rebuilt. It is scheduled for completion in late 2016. But other bridges across the Charles and other waterways are also undergoing changes....

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