Monthly Archives: February 2014

Chilly Seat

February 18, 2014
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Chilly Seat

“No winter lasts forever; no spring skips its turn.” (Hal Borland, American Journalist, 1900-1978)

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Boston Jewish Music Festival Begins on February 23

February 18, 2014
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Joey Baron had been serving as the concert chairman at his synagogue in Needham and the annual Jewish concerts he organized were growing in popularity each year. “I had a funny feeling that there was an interest in this type of event,” said Baron. “I did some research and discovered that Boston was the...

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Summer Offers Wide Range of Programs for Children

February 18, 2014
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While winter is still upon us, it’s already time for parents to look past the current school year and begin considering summer alternatives for their children. Boston-area kids can choose from a wide selection of offerings this year, including some half- and extended-day options, but enrollment for the unique programs described below is limited....

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Snow and Cold: A Tough Winter, but We’re up for It

February 18, 2014
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When we were younger, we never truly understood what our grandmother meant when she would say, “It’s been a long, hard winter.” In a child’s world, a big snowstorm meant no school, which would leave us free to go sledding, build igloos in the mounds of snow created by the snow plows, and roam...

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Police Briefs 02-18-2014

February 18, 2014
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Jan. 27 855 Boylston St. – License Premise Violation 69 Newbury St. – Larceny, Shoplifting, $200 & Over Newbury Street – Auto Theft Newbury Street – Larceny, Non-Accessory from Vehicle, $200 & Over Jan. 28 901 Boylston St. – Property – Lost 501 Boylston St. – License Premise Violation 226 Marlborough St. – Motor...

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Making the Rounds

February 3, 2014
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Making the Rounds

This ranger and horse team take a turn around the Boston Women’s Memorial. Each year, the Friends of the Boston Park Rangers Mounted Unit must raise $155,000 to keep these guardians in Boston Parks.

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Homeless Face Many Dangers from Elements Living Outside in Cold

February 3, 2014
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As president of Boston Health Care for the Homeless Program, which he helped found in 1985, Jim O’Connell, M.D., spends two nights a week on Pine Street Inn’s van visiting homeless patients throughout Boston. In this edited Q&A, he addresses the impact of extreme cold on people living without shelter. You’re invited to a discussion...

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A Warning

February 3, 2014
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The fire that was caused by the careless disposal of a cigarette on  Saturday afternoon in a multi-family building on Massachusetts Avenue. is a warning for all landlords.  The smoke alarms functioned and no one was injured, but the fire caused extensive damage that will keep the building from being inhabited for several months....

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Police Briefs 02-04-2014

February 3, 2014
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Jan. 13 899 Boylston St. – Investigate Person Boylston Street    – Motor Vehicle Accident – Personal Injury 587 Boylston St. – Larceny, Shoplifting, $50 to $199 28 Newbury St. – Larceny, Shoplifting, $200 & Over 45 Fairfield St.      – Larceny, Non-Accessory from Vehicle, $200 & Over 285 Newbury St. – Property – Missing 583...

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