Monthly Archives: January 2014

We Served You Well…

January 21, 2014
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We Served You Well…

“When duty called with striking bell… We did our best… We served you well…” Cornelius J. O’Brien (Deputy Fire Chief, Retired, Cambridge Fire Department, From the Vendome Memorial Program, June 17, 1997) On January 27, 1678 Boston’s first paid, municipal fire department was organized.

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Tompkins Applauds Appointments of Evans and Gross

January 21, 2014
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Suffolk County Sheriff Steven W. Tompkins joined City of Boston Mayor Martin Walsh and Suffolk County District Attorney Dan Conley in congratulating the Boston Police Department’s new Commissioner, William Evans and Superintendent In-Chief, William Gross. Standing with Mayor Walsh inside of Boston Police Headquarters in Roxbury to help usher in this new era for...

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Several Back Bay Restaurants to Take Part in ‘Super Hunger Brunch’ on Jan. 25, 26

January 21, 2014
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The Back Bay’s Grill 23 & Bar, L’Espalier and Post 390 Restaurant are among the nearly 20 eateries to participate in the Greater Boston Food Bank’s (GBFB) 32nd annual Super Hunger Brunch on Saturday, Jan. 25, and Sunday, Jan. 26. “We’re pleased to have so many members of the Bay State’s food community participate...

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He Had a Dream: Remembering Dr. Martin Luther King

January 21, 2014
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Despite the countless number of times that we have heard Dr. Martin Luther King’s speeches on TV news shows and specials over the past 50 years (okay, we’re revealing how old we are), we never fail to feel a chill run through us when we listen to his words in that distinctive voice and...

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Back Bay Resident Robert Walsh Receives ‘Man for Others Award’

January 21, 2014
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Robert Walsh ‘59 of the Back Bay, president of the RF Walsh Co and Vice chairman of the BC High Board of Trustees, has received the prestigious Paul J. Hunter ‘53 Man for Others award. Every year Boston College High gratefully honors one man for his outstanding service to the school and to others....

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Police Briefs 01-21-2014

January 21, 2014
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Jan. 6 318 Commonwealth Ave. – Verbal Dispute 419 Boylston St. – Motor Vehicle Accident – Leaving Scene – Property Damage 179 Commonwealth Ave. Towed Motor Vehicle 2 Newbury St.  Larceny, Shoplifting, $200 & Over 69 Newbury St. Larceny, Shoplifting, $200 & Over 176 Newbury St.  Service to Other Police Department inside of Mass....

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Made In Boston

January 14, 2014
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Made In Boston

… is the current exhibition at the Norman B. Leventhal Map Center at the Boston Public Library. Utilizing 29 objects, including views, nautical charts, and surveying instruments from the 17th and 18th centuries, this exhibition showcases maps and other visual materials made in Boston during the colonial period.

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Mayor Appoints Evans As Police Commissioner

January 14, 2014
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William B. Evans, interim commissioner and a 31-year veteran of the Boston Police Department, was appointed its commissioner by Mayor Martin J. Walsh on Thursday. “Commissioner Evans has been an exceptional leader to the Boston Police Department, and public safety is one of my biggest priorities,” Walsh said in a statement. “Commissioner Evans has...

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Walsh Has Full Agenda and He Deserves Our Support

January 14, 2014
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Mayor Martin J. Walsh has taken over the reins of power at Boston City Hall, and he has set high goals for his administration. These goals are never easy to attain under the best of circumstances, and these are not the best of circumstances. As a new administration, many residents are expecting quick changes,...

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Police Briefs 01-14-2014

January 14, 2014
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Dec. 29 Boylston Street    Motor Vehicle Accident – Leaving Scene – Property Damage 319 Commonwealth Ave. – Breaking and Entering- Non-Residence Night – No Force          Property – Receiving Stolen 154 Newbury St. – Investigate Property Dec. 30 841 Boylston St – Bomb Threat 148 Commonwealth Ave. – Motor Vehicle Plates – Lost 330 Newbury...

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