Monthly Archives: October 2013

Police Briefs 10-22-2013

October 25, 2013
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Oct. 7 83 Marlborough St. – Death Investigation 305 Beacon St.           – Larceny, Non-Accessory from Vehicle, Under $50 Clarendon Street – Larceny, Other, Under $50 122 Newbury St. – Larceny, Shoplifting, $200 & Over 497 Boylston St. – Larceny, Shoplifting, $50 to $199 497 Boylston St. – Larceny, Shoplifting, $200 & Over   Oct....

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Convergence

October 15, 2013
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Convergence

The Christian Science Plaza has been a sculpture gallery for months hosting Convergence, an exhibit by Boston sculptors. If you haven’t visited yet, you only have until October 31st to see these works including this Great Heron by The Myth Makers.

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Hill-o-ween Is Just Around the Corner

October 15, 2013
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The annual Hill-o-ween fundraiser for Hill House is set for October 25 at The Beehive. For those of our readers who maybe unfamiliar, Hill House is a true community resource for all residents.  This organization has become an integral part of what makes living in the city more enjoyable. For our children, Hill House...

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Hill House’s 11th Annual Hill-o-ween

October 15, 2013
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Hill House will be holding their 11th Annual Hill-o-ween at The Beehive, located at 541 Tremont Street, Boston, on Friday, October 25. The cocktail party fundraiser raises 10% of the operating budget. It is Hill Houses’ biggest event of the year and includes dancing and live/silent auctions. “You can come and celebrate Hill House...

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BNAN Sponsors Free Fall Tree Giveaway to Residents

October 15, 2013
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Boston Natural Areas Network  (BNAN), the City of Boston and the Department of Conservation and Recreation have partnered to distribute 100 free trees to Boston residents and neighborhood organizations on Saturday, Oct. 26 The tree giveaway is aimed at broadening community level tree planting efforts by giving away free trees to Boston residents, non-profits...

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Police Briefs 10-15-2013

October 15, 2013
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Sept. 30 31 Newbury St. – Larceny, Shoplifting, $200 & Over 206 Clarendon St. – Investigate Person 261 Dartmouth St. – Assault and Battery Commonwealth Avenue    Violation of the Auto Laws – Operating without a License 100 Massachusetts Ave.    Motor Vehicle – Leaving Scene – Property Damage Commonwealth Avenue    Investigate Person 15 Arlington St....

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Study Hall

October 11, 2013
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Study Hall

Each autumn, the Boston Public Garden takes on a new role as a study hall. Students read on benches, study groups gather on the lawn, and everyone enjoys the gently warm, sunny days of October.

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Police Briefs 10-08-2013

October 11, 2013
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Sept. 23 497 Boylston St. – Larceny, Shoplifting, $200 & Over 349 Newbury St. – Assault and Battery 280 Beacon St.  – Sick/Injured/Medical – Person   Sept. 24 341 Beacon St.- Towed Motor Vehicle 123 Marlborough St. – Verbal Dispute 76 Commonwealth Ave. – Sick/Injured/Medical – Person 545 Boylston St. – Larceny in a...

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Voter Turnout Was Horrendous

October 11, 2013
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There were winners and losers in the City of Boston Primary Elections, however the turnout of registered voters was horrendous, especially with the large number of candidates running for political office. A mayoral, At-Large and District City Council seats were up for grabs, yet the turnout was dismal. For some reason (s) voters didn’t...

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Downtown View: The Challenges of Housing

October 11, 2013
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Mayor Menino has set a goal of building 30,000 more units of housing by 2020, even though he won’t be mayor for most of that time. Governor Patrick set a goal last year of building 10,000 new units of multi-family housing during the same time period. So Suffolk University’s Sawyer Business School and the...

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