Monthly Archives: July 2013

State Rep.-elect Livingstone Looks Forward to Beginning Inaugural Term

July 9, 2013
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As he prepares to assume the role of 8th Suffolk District state representative, Jay Livingstone is hitting the ground running in anticipation of his inaugural term in office. “Over the last few weeks, I’ve been familiarizing myself and getting up to speed with development issues,” said Livingstone, a 39-year-old attorney and Beacon Hill resident....

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Ross Opposes Fisher College’s Expansion Plan

July 9, 2013
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City Councilor Mike Ross is opposing Fisher College’s controversial plan to expand student housing in the Back Bay. “Fisher College is a proud institution with a long history, but ultimately, I don’t think increasing residential housing in the Back Bay is a smart move,” said Ross, who is stepping down as District 8 city...

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Public Garden Rated Among Top Parks

July 9, 2013
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Readers using the TripAdvisor Web site have just ranked the top 10 public parks in the United States, and the Boston Public Garden is ranked seventh. The site has posted some of the comments made by those who participated in the survey and the comments about the Public Garden include: “a gorgeous setting”; “very...

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Police Briefs 07-09-2013

July 9, 2013
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June 24 259 Marlborough St. – Towed Motor Vehicle 234 Berkeley St. – Property – Found 329 Newbury St. – Larceny, Shoplifting, $200 & Over 760 Boylston St. – Larceny, Shoplifting, $200 & Over 497 Boylston St – Larceny, Shoplifting, $50 to $199 557 Boylston St. – Larceny, Other, $50 to $199 June 25...

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Shopping the Copley Market

July 2, 2013
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Shopping the Copley Market

Artist and Back Bay resident Bob Oppenheim enjoys shopping at the Copley Square Farmers’ Market. The market is open Tuesdays and Fridays from 11 am to 6 pm through November 26th.

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Back Bay Voters Support Markey in Special Election

July 2, 2013
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Back Bay voters supported seasoned Democrat Edward Markey in his victory over GOP newcomer Gabriel Gomez in the race for the U.S. Senate seat vacated by John Kerry in last Tuesday’s special election. According to the city’s unofficial election results, an average of approximately 64 percent of voters in Ward 5, Precincts 6, 7,...

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City Council Hopefuls Turn out for Candidates’ Night

July 2, 2013
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Candidates for the District 8 city councilor and four city councilor at-large seats were on hand at the First Church in Boston over the course of two nights last week to introduce themselves and answer questions from the audience. District 8 hopefuls scheduled to appear included Thomas Dooley III, a Beacon Hill resident and...

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Get Fit for Free on the Esplanade

July 2, 2013
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“Healthy, Fit & Fun” is returning to the Esplanade this summer. Starting in July, The Esplanade Association (TEA) will once again host free fitness classes in the park. The program can offer a diverse set of expert-led classes, thanks to partnerships with Boston organizations. Classes begin July 10 and run Monday through Friday until...

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Enjoy a Safe and Sane Fourth

July 2, 2013
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Have fun on the holiday, but do it safely for yourself and your loved ones  Back at the turn of the 20th century, editorial writers would implore their readers to make the Fourth of July “safe and sane.” Americans, especially the young men, would use the Fourth as an excuse to go on a...

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Police Briefs 07-02-2013

July 2, 2013
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June 16 Commonwealth Avenue    – Motor Vehicle Accident – Leaving Scene – Property Damage 745 Boylston St. – Towed Motor Vehicle 357 Newbury St. – Vandalism Hereford Street – Towed Motor Vehicle 343 Marlborough St. – Vandalism 250 Newbury St. – Larceny, Shoplifting, $200 & Over June 17 416 Marlborough St. – Towed Motor...

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