Monthly Archives: April 2011

Police Briefs 04-18-2011

April 19, 2011
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Willful and Malicious Destruction of Property 04/08/11 – At about 2:13 a.m., officers responded to a radio call for an incident at 409 Marlborough St. On arrival, police observed four individuals fighting at the corner of Marlborough Street and Massachusetts Avenue. Officers also observed that the glass front door at 409 Marlborough St. was...

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Volunteers Go the Distance on Marathon Monday

April 12, 2011
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Volunteers Go the Distance on Marathon Monday

Frank Duncan takes a break in a quiet Copley Square. On Marathon Monday, as the “Clothing Return” Team Captain, he‘ll walk a half-marathonbefore his day is done.

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BAA Volunteers Make a Big Impression

April 12, 2011
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–By Penny Cherubino On Patriots Day more than 8,000 volunteers will spread across the Boston Marathon course to protect, encourage, support, and make it possible for the 26,800 runners to think only about running their race. “Just the way they looked you in the eye and made the experience personal, and showed that they...

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Always Exercise Caution When Alone in the Park

April 12, 2011
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Boston and State Police are urging residents who use the Esplanade to be aware after an alleged assault of a college student during the weekend. The woman told investigators her assailant attacked her shortly after 11:30 p.m. Saturday night while she was sitting on a park bench. The man apparently talked with her for...

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Street Cleaning Continues

April 12, 2011
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All caution must be observed by automobile owners during street sweeping season which is now in full swing throughout our neighborhoods. Strict attention must be paid to signage and e-mails sent out by the city to avoid the ultimate disaster – a towed automobile or a substantial city of Boston citation. Be careful or...

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Police Briefs 04-12-2011

April 12, 2011
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Property – Found 03/29/11 –        At about 2:33 p.m., officers responded to a call to investigate a person at 234 Berkeley St. Upon arrival, police met the caller, who stated he observed a male suspect rummaging through a woman’s pocketbook in the alley. The suspect then reportedly threw something in the dumpster and...

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A Moment of Luxury

April 5, 2011
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A Moment of Luxury

“Real luxury is time and opportunity to read for pleasure.”~ Jane Brody (American author and newspaper columnist)

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Library Access 24/7

April 5, 2011
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-By Penny Cherubino With the proposal to close the Copley Square Library an additional 27 Sundays a year, users would have to turn to remote access more often. In addition to 6 million books, 17 thousand magazines, a landmark architectural building, free WiFi, computer access, and a staff of experts that patrons depend on...

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Police Briefs 04-05-2011

April 5, 2011
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March 21 Newbury Street   Assault with a Dangerous Weapon – Gun 194 Marlborough St.   Towed Motor Vehicle Fairfield Street  Larceny, Non-Accessory from Vehicle, $50 to $199 295 Commonwealth Ave. Motor Vehicle Accident – Leaving Scene – Personal Injury 256 Beacon St.    Vandalism 217 Newbury St.  Larceny, Other, $200 & Over March 22...

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Restoration of Brewer Fountain Appropriate and Underway

April 5, 2011
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The restoration of one of Boston’s most conspicuous objects de art  donated to the city by Gardner Brewer in 1868 has been long overdue and is about to begin. Brewer Fountain, which stands near the wall at Park and Tremont Streets, was sculpted for the Paris World’s Fair of 1855 where it was awarded...

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