Monthly Archives: October 2012

Delicious Autumn!

October 16, 2012
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Delicious Autumn!

“Delicious autumn! My very soul is wedded to it, and if I were a bird I would fly about the earth seeking the successive autumns.” George Eliot

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Design Team Unveils Skatepark Plans

October 16, 2012
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The team behind the Charles River Skatepark unveiled the latest plans for the $2.5 million skateboarding facility Wednesday at the Boston Public Library. The proposed 40,000 square-foot skatepark will be located beneath the ramps of the Leonard P. Zakim Bunker Hill Bridge at the North Point Park in East Cambridge. The facility, which will...

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Fr. Boyle to Speak at St. Cecilia’s on October 26

October 16, 2012
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Saint Cecilia Parish staff is pleased to be hosting An Evening with Father Greg Boyle, SJ on Friday, October 26 at 7:00 p.m. Father Greg will share his reflections on community and the sacredness of life through the lens of Ignatian spirituality, drawn from more than 20 years of work with formerly gang-involved and...

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Voting on Question 2

October 16, 2012
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Beacon Hill residents voting on November 6 will have the option to vote for or against a ballot measure regarding physician prescribed and assisted suicide. It is, obviously, an important ballot question as it goes to the core of how we view life and what we are prepared to do to stop unnecessary suffering...

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Police Briefs 10-16-2012

October 16, 2012
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Oct. 1 182 Newbury St. – Larceny, Shoplifting, $200 & Over 261 Dartmouth St. – Disorderly Person 35 Commonwealth Ave. – Sick/Injured/Medical – Person 483 Beacon St.    – Larceny, Bicycle, $200 & Over Oct. 2  304 Marlborough St. – Robbery – Knife – Street 100 Newbury St. – Larceny, Shoplifting, $50 to $199 583...

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Mapping The Political Landscape

October 9, 2012
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Mapping The Political Landscape

America Votes, the current exhibition at the Boston Public Library’s Norman B. Leventhal Map Center, presents a collection of maps, political cartoons, photographs, and other graphic images expressing election matters from the 1780’s to the present. It runs through November 10th.

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Two Options on Table for School Redistricting Proposals

October 9, 2012
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The Boston Public School Department has released several proposals for redistricting the city’s school choice zones in an effort to return to community schools in the Back Bay. On Monday, October 1 school officials met with the community at the Jackson/Mann School in Allston to go over the plan. Under the new school choice...

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Local Youth Travels to South Carolina to Help Habitat for Humanity

October 9, 2012
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Channing Frick, a junior at the Winsor School, joined other youth from across the country to help build a Habitat home in South Carolina as part of Habitat for Humanity International’s “Learn and Build Experience.” Habitat’s Learn and Build Experience is a summer program that provides youth ages 16 to 18 the opportunity to...

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Two Schools Bring Family Fun to Marlborough Street

October 9, 2012
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Family fun will be easy to find on Marlborough Street on Saturday, Oct. 13, as The John Winthrop School holds its Street Fair and The Learning Project holds its Fall Book Fair.  The Street Fair will be held on Marlborough Street between Berkeley and Clarendon streets, and the Book Fair will take place at...

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Of Canines and Things

October 9, 2012
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A few months ago, the state enacted a new law to modernize animal-control laws, which includes the first statewide rules for tethering canines. The bill signed into law by Governor Deval Patrick is especially aimed at those who are convicted of cruelty to animals. The law also bans a person from keeping a dog...

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