Monthly Archives: March 2013

Lagoon Restoration

March 12, 2013
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Lagoon Restoration

In the Public Garden, a five-year, multi-phase, project is underway to stabilize the edge of the Lagoon. This year, restoration of approximately one-third of the structural border on the north side of the pond is scheduled to be completed by early April.

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Kingsley’s Summertime Program Stresses Science and Arts

March 12, 2013
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The Kingsley Montessori School has a new initiative for their Summertime Program that involves having a greater focus on integrating science and art into students’ learning activities. Beau Kenyon, Director of Extra-Curricular Programs, has been researching into STE(+a)M education, which incorporates the traditional subjects of science, technology, engineering, arts and mathematics into multifaceted projects....

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Downtown School Meeting

March 12, 2013
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Over the last six months, the Boston Public Schools and the School Choice plans have emerged to the forefront in local politics especially for  parents whose children are or could be attending public schools in Boston. The decisions being made today by city officials on the future of public school education will affect us...

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Student Jobs Are Important

March 12, 2013
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Thousands of Boston students will be seeking jobs this summer and it appears that there will not be enough jobs to go around. Apparently the city’s budget cannot provide all the jobs needed for the number of students expected to apply for them. The city will be heavily dependent on the private sector to...

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Police Briefs 03-12-2013

March 12, 2013
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Feb. 24 5 Fairfield St.        – Death Investigation Feb. 25 247 Marlborough St.- Investigate Person 607 Boylston St. – Robbery Attempt – Unarmed – Bank 234 Berkeley St. – Larceny in a Building, Under $50 Feb. 26 319 Marlborough St.- Towed Motor Vehicle 587 Boylston St. – Larceny, Pick-pocket, Under $50 Newbury Street –...

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Eliot Memorial Project Bids to Be Opened on March 20

March 12, 2013
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Bids for a project to revitalize the Charles Eliot Memorial and surrounding parkland near the Community Boating facility on the Charles River Esplanade are expected to be opened March 20, according to Fritz Casselman, vice chair of The Esplanade Association (TEA). “Completion of this project will benefit the entire community by restoring an amazing...

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National Register Status

March 5, 2013
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National Register Status

The Church of the Covenant on the corner of Berkeley and Newbury Streets has been added to the National Register of Historic Places. The building contains 42 Tiffany stained glass windows that are an integral part of the largest Tiffany-designed church interior in the country.

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Suffolk County Register of Probate Patty Campatelli Explains the System: Introduction to the Suffolk Probate and Family Court

March 5, 2013
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It is safe to say that not too many people know what the Suffolk County Probate and Family Court actually does and how it could affect them in many ways. “The system is divided into three branches: Family Service/Probation Judges Lobby/Court Rooms and The Registry,”  newly elected Suffolk County Probate and Family Court Register...

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Local Non-profits Partner to Raise Money for Parks on Earth Day

March 5, 2013
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Five local non-profits are partnering to create and promote “Give 5% for Earth Day” – a program asking local retailers to pledge five percent of their proceeds to Boston-area public parks on Earth Day, Monday, April 22. Charles River Conservancy, the Emerald Necklace Conservancy, The Esplanade Association (TEA), the Friends of the Public Garden...

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Thank You

March 5, 2013
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In our neighborhood, there is nothing more scarce than open, safe and appealing public spaces.  For too long, we have seen how municipal and recent state budget cuts have had a negative impact on our parks with necessary repairs often being postponed. The recent action of the following businesses, Lenox Hotel, LAZ Parking, Panificio...

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