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Range of Experiences Will Prepare Essaibi George for Council

October 15, 2015
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By Seth Daniel City Council candidate Annissa Essaibi George is the one person in this year’s City Council at-large race that is on the outside looking in, but her generational roots in the City and vast experience – from being a high school teacher to owning a small business – puts her on the...

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Police Briefs 10-13-2015

October 15, 2015
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Sept. 19 89 Marlborough St. – Auto Theft – Motorcycle/Scooter 129 Newbury St. – Towed Motor Vehicle 53 Huntington Ave. – Larceny – Shoplifting 326 Beacon St.  – Motor Vehicle Accident – Other City Vehicle 497 Boylston St. – Assault – Aggravated – Battery; Credit Card/ATM Fraud; Larceny – Shoplifting 383 Commonwealth Ave. –...

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Downtown View:Your House.Think Again.

October 1, 2015
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It is September so my thoughts naturally turn to property rights. It’s not so outlandish. In September, downtown Boston has many new permanent residents—new owners of houses, condominiums, lofts. Those new to downtown Boston may have to learn new attitudes toward their property. You may be one of these new owners. You may have...

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Wu Campaigning on Housing and Education Issues

October 1, 2015
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When Boston City Councillor Michelle Wu entered the race for her first term in office two years ago, she hoped to be able to gain a seat on the Council so she could help people and help them immediately. Wu, 30, is one of four children born to immigrants from Taiwan that came to...

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Pumpkin Fest at Frog Pond on October 17

October 1, 2015
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Mayor Martin J. Walsh has announced the Fall Pumpkin Festival coming to the Boston Common Frog Pond on Saturday, October 17, from 5:30 p.m. to 7:30 p.m.  Hundreds of illuminated jack-o’-lanterns will float on the water and festive family activities will be offered. Attendees are asked to bring 8-inch or smaller carved pumpkins that...

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Police Briefs 09-29-2015

October 1, 2015
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Back Bay Police Log Sept. 8 253 Commonwealth Ave. – Auto Theft – Motorcycle/Scooter 405 Marlborough St. – Larceny from Motor Vehicle – Non-Accessory 800 Boylston St. – Larceny – False Pretense/Scheme 133 Newbury St. – Larceny – Shoplifting 760 Boylston St. – Larceny – All Others 497 Boylston St. – Larceny – Shoplifting...

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Police Briefs 09-15-2015

September 17, 2015
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BACK BAY POLICE LOG Aug. 24 120 Huntington Ave. – Larceny – All Others Exeter/Newbury streets – Auto Theft 450 Boylston St. – Larceny – All Others; Motor Vehicle Recovered in Boston (Stolen outside Boston) 201 Newbury St. – Larceny – Shoplifting 10 Huntington Ave. – Larceny – Theft from Building 421 Marlborough St....

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BRA and West End Museum Partner on Urban Renewal Exhibit

September 17, 2015
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In what might have been an unlikely partnership until recently, the Boston Redevelopment Authority and the West End Museum are collaborating on an exhibition about urban renewal. The museum, dedicated to preserving the history and culture of the West End and the BRA, which played a controversial role in dramatically reshaping the neighborhood by...

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Downtown View:City Council Blahs

September 17, 2015
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So last Tuesday, I go to vote in the city council preliminary election. I think I’m pretty smart, but not smart enough I guess. There was no election—at least in my precinct. My district city councilor had no opposition. There were not enough candidates running at-large to hold a preliminary election anywhere. “For an...

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Police Briefs 09-01-2015

September 1, 2015
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Aug. 10 16 Hereford St. – Larceny – Theft of Motor Vehicle Parts and Accessories 50 Commonwealth Ave. – Vandalism 10 Dartmouth St. – Verbal Dispute 295 Newbury St. – Assault – Simple 181 Newbury St. – Motor Vehicle Accident – Leaving Scene – Property Damage 173 Newbury St. – Larceny – Theft from...

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