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First Night at 35

January 4, 2011
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Enormous crowds again descended upon our neighborhoods for First Night. Boston Police estimated as many as 1 million people attended the 35th Annual New Year’s Eve night out – and all day affair offering ice-sculptures, music, dancing, and a Grand Parade. Once again, there was general amazement among those who attended as well as...

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Police Briefs 01-04-11

January 4, 2011
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Robbery – Unarmed – Miscellaneous 12/20/10 – At about 10 a.m., officers responded to a radio call for a larceny in progress at the Church of the Covenant, located at 67 Newbury St. Upon arrival, police spoke with the victim, who stated while she was attending a Women’s Lunch at the aforementioned address, the...

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Year in Review

January 4, 2011
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Year in Review

In January, the University Club hosted its annual Professional/Amateur Doubles Squash Tournament as part of the International Squash Doubles Association Pro Tour Championships. On Jan. 4, Felix G. Arroyo was sworn in as a Boston city councilor at-large. On Feb. 11, Gov. Deval Patrick approved the “green ticket bill,” providing municipalities with a more...

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New Year’s Traditions and Resolutions

December 28, 2010
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New Year’s Traditions and Resolutions

Gather your grapes, choose your bottle of bubbles, and soak the black-eyed peas. A new year is coming. Let the preparations for a traditional celebration begin. The grapes are for those who wish to adopt a custom from Spain. There, you toast the New Year by eating twelve grapes, one at each stroke of...

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Out with the Old, in with the New

December 28, 2010
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Another year of our lives is coming to a close. The year is ending not with a bang, but rather, with a whimper, as TS Eliot might have written of it. It was the best of years. It was the worst of years as Charles Dickens might have put it. Mark Twain wrote that...

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Police Blotter 12-28-2010

December 28, 2010
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Dec. 12 40 Massachusetts Ave.      Motor Vehicle Accident – Personal Injury Gloucester Street                  Larceny, Non-Accessory from Vehicle, Under $50 229 Newbury St.                  Verbal Dispute 229 Newbury St.                  Larceny, Shoplifting, $200 & Over 535 Boylston St.                  Robbery – Firearm – Street 159 Newbury St.                  Towed Motor Vehicle 115 Beacon St.                    Fire Report/Alarm – False Boylston...

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Sharing Boston With Visitors

December 21, 2010
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Sharing Boston With Visitors

By Penny Cherubino This is a wonderful time of year to have friends and family visit you in Boston. The city is dressed in a holiday glow. Boston offers so much to do and see that daily plans can be adapted to whatever nature sends our way. Here are some of the places Bostonians...

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Christmas 2010

December 21, 2010
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Christmas 2010 will go down in history as a great holiday celebration. Peace on earth. Good will to men. It is, indeed, all about that. If there was no Internet, evening news, radio talk shows or morning newspapers, and if we paid closer attention to our own psychic lives, Christmas 2010 would be pristine....

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Police Blotter 12-21-2010

December 21, 2010
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Larceny, Purse Snatch Including No Force, $200 & Over 12/11/10 – At about 1:23 a.m., an officer assigned to Area D-4 responded to a radio call for a robbery in progress at Commonwealth Avenue and Dartmouth Street. On arrival, the officers spoke with the victim, who said an unknown male suspect grabbed her purse...

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