Monthly Archives: July 2015

Police Briefs 07-21-2015

July 22, 2015
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July 1 700 Boylston St. – Larceny – Purse-snatch – No Force 497 Boylston St. – Larceny – Shoplifting 491 Boylston St. – Fraud – False Pretense/Scheme   July 2 279 Newbury St. – Auto Theft – Motorcycle/Scooter 800 Boylston St. – Larceny – Shoplifting 18 Exeter St. – Motor Vehicle Accident – Property...

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Take Advantage of All Our Parks Have to Offer

July 22, 2015
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Now that summer is here, I would like to share with you the free events and programs offered to City residents of all ages by the Boston Parks and Recreation Department. As a boy growing up in Dorchester, I learned how important our parks and playgrounds are to the families of our City. We...

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Summer is Here

July 22, 2015
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The excitement and bustle of the Fourth of July weekend has come and gone, and now we can settle into our summer rhythm — whatever that may be for each of us and our families — for the remaining nine weeks before the Labor Day weekend. Mother Nature has cooperated by bringing us the...

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An Ibiza Adventure

July 18, 2015
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An Ibiza Adventure

By Sasha Mishkin The morning’s rosy glow shone through the overhead skylights when my dancing partner said it was 7 a.m. My eyes widened, but my feet kept moving. We were indulging in what Ibiza is known for—the nightlife. In the summer­time, major clubs heat up with nightly parties that feature the world’s top...

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Boston Receives 2015 City Livability Award

July 9, 2015
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Selected by former mayors from a pool of over 200 applicants, Boston was awarded first place in the 2015 City Livability Awards Program at the U.S. Conference of Mayors 83rd annual meeting in San Francisco. The award recognized mayoral leadership in developing and implementing programs that improve the quality of life in American cities,...

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Opening the New Lawn at Hatch Shell

July 9, 2015
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On Friday, June 19, the Department of Conservation and Recreation (DCR) and Esplanade Association celebrated the opening of the newly restored Hatch Shell Oval Lawn on the Charles River Esplanade. On hand for the ceremonial ribbon-cutting were Secretary of Energy and Environmental Affairs Matthew Beaton, DCR Commissioner Carol Sanchez, State Rep. Jay Livingstone, President...

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Downtown View:Questions You’ve Always Wanted Answered

July 9, 2015
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Recently we’ve noticed small, colored plastic disks embedded in the asphalt on Boston streets, especially in sections that have been repaired. What are those disks doing there? “They signify the utility contractor that did the work” wrote Gabrielle Farrell, associate press secretary in the mayor’s office, in an email. “This gives the Public Works...

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BBAC Agenda

July 9, 2015
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The Back Bay Architectural Commission will meet on Wednesday, July 8 at 5:00 p.m. in Room 900 (BRA Board Room) ninth floor, Boston City hall.  The following items will be heard: 5:00 P.M. Commercial Applications, Application 15.1314       717-725 Boylston Street Applicant:  Choo & Co., Inc. (arch’ts):  Construct rear/roof additions   5:15 P.M. Application 15.1512      ...

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