Monthly Archives: December 2011

Seasons Greetings

December 28, 2011
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Seasons Greetings

May your holidays be bright and cheerful like this spot in the Fairmont Copley Plaza Hotel.

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Attention to Detail

December 28, 2011
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Attention to Detail

LAST WEEK’S ANSWER The doorway in last week’s clue is on 206 Beacon Street, built circa 1862. This was a single family home until the late 1950s. In the early 1960’s, it became a lodging house for 35 female college students, according to the website www.bosarchitecture.com. In 1961, the building was converted to a...

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Looking Back at 2011

December 28, 2011
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• On Feb. 7, Edward M. Lambert Jr. took the position of commissioner of the Department of Conservation and Recreation (DCR). • On March 11, Mayor Thomas M. Menino visited the Kingsley Montessori School, where he discussed his link to the Boston Medical Center and fielded questions from students. • On March 23, the...

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Walz Files Bill on Municipal Clerks Not Keeping Marriage Fees

December 28, 2011
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State Rep. Martha M. Walz (D-Boston) announced last week that she is filing legislation banning all public employees, including city and town clerks, from pocketing marriage fees they earn on work time. The bill would also prohibit all public employees from using their government offices to perform marriages at any time if they keep...

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Out with the Old; In with the New

December 28, 2011
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It was a turbulent and tumultuous year in some parts of the world. In this nation, it was, above all, a year when we got more of the same rather than the dramatic change needed to alter our course. The economy improved just a bit but millions remain unemployed, businesses refuse to hire new...

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Police Briefs 12-27-2011

December 28, 2011
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Missing Person – Located 12/13/11 – At about 11:21 a.m., officers assigned to the Newbury Street area responded to a radio call to take a report for the location of a student who was previously reported missing from the Snowden High School at 150 Newbury St. Upon arrival, officers met a Boston Public Schools...

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Seasons Greetings

December 20, 2011
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Seasons Greetings

May your holidays be bright and cheerful like this spot in the Fairmont Copley Plaza Hotel.

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Attention To Detail

December 20, 2011
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Attention To Detail

LAST WEEK’S ANSWER The doorway in last week’s clue is on 206 Beacon Street, built circa 1862. This was a single family home until the late 1950s. In the early 1960’s, it became a lodging house for 35 female college students, according to the website www.bosarchitecture.com. In 1961, the building was converted to a...

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Saving the World, One Gift at a Time

December 20, 2011
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The final weekend of the annual Cultural Survival Bazaar ran from Friday through Sunday at the Prudential Center Newbury Arcade. Handmade goods of every imaginable ilk– from jewelry to woodcarvings, rugs to pashminas, toys to collectible art– were on display from local artisans, as well as many of the international groups Cultural Survival (CS)...

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Merry Christmas Happy Holiday

December 20, 2011
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Christmas 2011 is days away. Most of us are busy preparing for the holiday. All of us this year are receiving a great present – the official end of the war in Iraq. Nine Christmas celebrations have come and gone since we invaded Iraq. Thousands of brave Americans died there and tens of thousands...

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