MFS Pro-Am Squash Tournament

January 13, 2017
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MFS Pro-Am Squash Tournament

The University Club in Back Bay hosted the International Squash Doubles Tournament over the weekend for the 26th year. The Pro-Am Tournament went from January 4-8 and was sponsored by MFS. Participants competed for cash prizes totaling $40,000. Tournament action included both professional men and women along with Professional-Amateur teams made up of one...

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Slight Drop Reported in Part One Crimes

January 13, 2017
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By Dan Murphy Area A-1 was on track to see a slight decrease in incidents of violent and property crime in 2016 from the previous year. According to Boston Police, 2,471 Part One crimes were reported in the district, which includes Beacon Hill, Chinatown...

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Clash of Buttons at Meeting on Winthrop Square

January 13, 2017
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By Beth Treffeisen A rivalry between two buttons, one stating ‘Keep our Parks Sunny’ and the other stating ‘Let Boston Rise’ emerged at the second scheduled open house style public meeting for the project slated for 115 Winthrop Square. At an out-of-the-box public meeting...

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BHCA Community Corner

January 13, 2017
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The Beacon Hill Civic Association invites all neighbors to come in from the cold and enjoy spending an elegant evening together at the 45th annual Beacon Hill Gala, to...

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Downtown View:Good Stories

January 13, 2017
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By Karen Cord Taylor So we’re sitting in a movie theatre at Loews on Tremont Street, waiting for “Manchester by the Sea” to begin. The previews are too loud....

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Street Closures Planned Around Longfellow Bridge

January 13, 2017
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MassDOT’s contractor, White-Skanska-Consigli JV (WSC), will close Land Boulevard/Memorial Drive westbound in the vicinity of the Longfellow Bridge overnight through Thursday, January 12. The roadway and sidewalk will be closed from 11:00 PM each...

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Supt O’Rourke Set to Retire from Boston Police Department

January 13, 2017
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By Dan Murphy When Bernard “Bernie” O’Rourke steps down from his role as superintendent of the Bureau of Field Services for the Boston Police on Thursday, it will conclude...

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Community Building Activities Planned at Isabella Stewart Gardner Museum on Jan 16

January 13, 2017
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To celebrate the life and legacy of Dr. Martin Luther King Jr., the Isabella Stewart Gardner Museum will open its doors on Monday, Jan. 16 from 11 a.m. to...

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Boston’s Use of Dry Ice for Rodent Control is Placed on Temporary Ban

January 13, 2017
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By Beth Treffeisen A successful new program of using carbon dioxide in the form of dry ice for rodent control was recently put on hold after it came to...

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Police Briefs 01-10-2017

January 13, 2017
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From Boston Police Area A-1 Assault and Battery 01/01/17 – A male operator of a Mitsubishi put his vehicle in the park position and got out of the vehicle...

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Ringing in the New Year

January 6, 2017
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Ringing in the New Year

The parade of Boston’s First Night ended with fireworks over the Boston Common around 7:15 p.m.

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New Balance Renews its Sponsorship with DCR

January 6, 2017
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Boston-based New Balance has renewed a sponsorship agreement with the Department of Conservation and Recreation (DCR) to ensure area runners, joggers and walkers have clear and safe running paths...

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Musician Ilana Katz to Perform at J. P. Licks on Charles Street

January 6, 2017
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Fiddler, singer, songwriter, visual artist and frequent subway busker Ilana Katz will perform live to kick off the Hidden Art Gallery’s “Art and Music” monthly series at J. P....

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Doubles Action:University Club of Boston to Host Annual MFS Pro-Am Squash Doubles Tournament

January 6, 2017
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By Beth Treffeisen For the 26th year in a row, the University Club on Stuart Street in Boston will be hosting the international Squash Doubles Tournament. Running from Wednesday,...

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Philosopher/Dancer Kathy Hull at Women’s Forum January 10

January 6, 2017
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By Suzanne Besser A philosopher, dancer and mother, Bay Village resident Kathy Hull will take center stage on January 10 at the Beacon Hill Women’s Forum with a talk...

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TEA Names Alexi Conine as New Board Chair

January 6, 2017
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The Esplanade Association board of directors announced that Alexi Conine has been elected to serve as board chair, beginning in 2017. She has served as a member of the...

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Controlling Winter Weight

January 6, 2017
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by Penny & Ed Cherubino Poppy, our Westie, puts on a little weight every winter. Ed, who weighs her regularly and keeps a log, has noticed this seasonal increase...

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Police Briefs 01-03-2017

January 6, 2017
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From Boston Police Area A-1 Larceny – Shoplifting 12/24/16 – A Charles Street market reported a male suspect entered the cellar from the rear entrance at around 5:49 p.m.,...

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Obituaries 01-03-2017

January 6, 2017
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Deborah Brewster Berg dies at age 51 Deborah Brewster Berg age 51, died suddenly in her home in Largo, Florida Christmas week. Deborah was born in Boston on June...

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Elementary Winter Concert

January 4, 2017
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Elementary Winter Concert

Aiyana Cruz, second grade student at the Kingsley Montesorri School, gives a clap at the Winter Concert.

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Celebrating the Holidays

January 4, 2017
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Celebrating the Holidays

The West End Civic Association (WECA) held its annual holiday gathering on Thursday, Dec. 8. Members and their guests met in the West End Museum to enjoy good company,...

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Councilors Vote Down Alcohol Tax

January 4, 2017
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By Beth Treffeisen The Boston City Council voted down an order that would place a two percent tax on certain alcoholic beverages to fund prevention and treatment programs for...

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2016: The Year in Review

January 4, 2017
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By Dan Murphy On Jan. 19, Mayor Martin J. Walsh delivered his second State of the City Address at Symphony Hall. On Feb. 4, the West End Branch of...

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Council Ordinance Works to Eliminate Gas Leaks in Boston

January 4, 2017
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By Beth Treffeisen Underneath Boston’s streets are miles of pipelines delivering natural gas to residents and businesses, providing energy for heating, cooking, and electricity. But, due to aging infrastructure...

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