Monthly Archives: June 2011

Graphic Boomer Tell All Memoir – The Evening News with Walter Cronkite

June 20, 2011
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Graphic Boomer Tell All Memoir – The Evening News with Walter Cronkite

The Evening News with Walter Cronkite evokes a time, the years 1967-1971, and the shift in ideals and experience through the closely observed eyes of Jack Krivitsky. He goes off to college in 1967 straddling two worlds: the upper middle class Jewish world where he’s grown up privileged on Boston’s North Shore, and is...

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Lord Stanley, Meet Captain Chara

June 16, 2011
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Lord Stanley, Meet Captain Chara

One of our photographers grabbed this historic shot Thursday morning of Boston Bruins Captain Zdeno Chara exiting the charter plane at Logan Airport while hoisting the Stanley Cup into the air. A small group of fans were there to cheer on the team as they arrived back in Boston just after 8:30 a.m. on...

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Time to Smell the Roses

June 14, 2011
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Time to Smell the Roses

“Don’t hurry. Don’t worry. You’re only here for a short visit. So don’t forget to stop and smell the roses.” Walter Hagen (American Golfer, 1892-1969)

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Day Trip: Adams National Historical Park

June 14, 2011
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–By Penny Cherubino The Adams National Historical Park in Quincy makes an ideal day trip for anyone looking for something interesting to do with family, friends, or visitors to Boston. Go by car and you can combine history with a side trip to Wollaston Beach to dip your toes in the Atlantic and enjoy...

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Beacon Towers Falls Prey to another Fire

June 14, 2011
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–Sun Staff Report The Beacon Towers fell prey to the second blaze in a little more than a year when a one-alarm fire struck the 10-story condominium building Friday. According to Boston Fire Department spokesman Steve MacDonald, an on-duty firefighter reported the fire at 483 Beacon St. at about 3:21 p.m. after a small...

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The Rev. John Unni Sets a Wonderful Precedent

June 14, 2011
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Father John Unni delivered a homily of historic proportion for a Catholic church in Boston at Sunday’s Mass at St. Cecilia’s Church in the Back Bay, The homily supported St. Cecilia’s gay and lesbian churchgoers as members of the much larger and more diverse congregation. Reverend Unni did not disappoint the men and women...

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Congressman Anthony Weiner

June 14, 2011
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New York Congressman Weiner has apparently checked himself into a rehab of some kind to give him counseling on how to better control himself from doing the kinds of things he has been doing. He has basically ruined his life and has shown himself to be damaged material. What he did is not normal....

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Police Briefs 06-14-2011

June 14, 2011
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Investigate Person 06/01/11 – At about 3:03 p.m., an Area D-4 officer responded to a radio call for a harassment report at 170 Commonwealth Ave. On arrival, the officer spoke with the witness, who said she dropped her son off at school when a staff member approached her and asked why her son wasn’t...

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To Market, to Market

June 7, 2011
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To Market, to Market

“To market, to market, to buy a plum bun: Home again, home again, market is done!”(The original verse of the traditional English nursery rhyme – circa 1611.)

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From Nothing to Something – How BHV Made It Happen

June 7, 2011
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From Nothing to Something – How BHV Made It Happen

By Karen Cord Taylor Entrepreneurship is trendy these days. It requires innovation. Everyone wants to be the person who takes an idea, gets it going, and comes out a winner. Downtown Boston has such a winner. Beacon Hill Village, celebrating its 10th anniversary this year, serves 375 members 50 years or older who live...

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