Monthly Archives: May 2011

What’s Happening on Hereford Street?

What’s Happening on Hereford Street?

A landscape restoration demonstration project has begun on this block of the Commonwealth Avenue Mall. Crews are “Air Spading”– a process that safely breaks up compacted soil, gets more oxygen to the roots of trees and turf, and increases the absorption of nutrients and water.

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Vandals are Picking Your Pocket

-By Penny Cherubino With the warm weather comes another season of the Graffiti NABBers battle against the chronic graffiti vandalism in the Back Bay. Recently, chairperson Anne Swanson crunched some numbers and prepared a financial impact statement that the Attorney General’s office can use when prosecuting vandalism cases. Out of Pocket Expense “A typical...

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A Sunday to Remember

By all accounts, Sunday was a lovely spring day. A bit cool with a sea breeze all day – but a fabulous day to be alive and, it turns out, to be an American. Boston was resonant with colors bursting everywhere and gardens coming to life with the color green appearing extremely brilliant in...

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Police Briefs 05-03-2011

Motor Vehicle Accident Involving Bicycle 04/21/11 – At about 8:28 a.m., an officer responded to a radio call for a motor vehicle accident with a bicycle at Beacon and Hereford streets. Upon arrival, officer met up with the victim, who stated he was driving his 2010 Toyota Prius on Gloucester Street in the direction...

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