Monthly Archives: November 2010

Obituaries 11-15-2010

November 16, 2010
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Disque D. Deane Innovative financier and developer of Starrett City Disque D. Deane died in Boston on Nov. 8. He was 89. Mr. Deane was one of the most innovative and creative financiers on Wall Street. One of his more prestigious accomplishments was his revolutionary approach to sale-leaseback transactions. He was a senior partner...

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Bridge repairs

November 9, 2010
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Bridge repairs

Traffic is shown flowing nicely over the Craigie Street Bridge by the Museum of Science on Saturday morning as construction crews begin to dismantle the old bridge. Saturday began a month of detours for commuters heading from Cambridge to Boston who use this route. Monday morning, first reports from the State Police indicated that...

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White Hen’s sudden departure from Cambridge Street a mystery to landlord

November 9, 2010
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White Hen’s sudden departure from Cambridge Street a mystery to landlord

The closure of the White Hen Pantry at 250 Cambridge St. last Monday came without notice and left many wondering what led to its sudden departure, including the convenience store’s longtime landlord. “We were in negotiations to renew lease, which was up on Dec. 31, when the tenant abruptly chose to...

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Victim robbed at knifepoint outside 7-Eleven

November 9, 2010
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A victim was robbed at knifepoint Wednesday night outside 7-Eleven at 66 Charles St., police said. At around 11:30 p.m., Area A-1 officers responded to the area of the convenience store for an armed-robbery report. On arrival, police spoke with a male victim, who stated he had parked his car on Chestnut Street and...

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Beacon Hill, West End voters favor Patrick and other incumbents in mid-term election

November 9, 2010
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Like voters statewide, Beacon Hill and the West End supported Gov. Deval Patrick in the mid-term election last Tuesday. According to the city’s unofficial election results, approximately 60 percent of Beacon Hill voters in Ward 3, Precinct 6 and Ward 5, Precincts 3, 4, 5 and 11 reelected the incumbent Democrat to a second...

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The election

November 9, 2010
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Representative Marty Walz and State Senator Anthony Petruccelli who both faced opponents in last week’s election and both won resounding victories. Both Walz and Petruccelli were the recipients of solid election victories because they are highly visible, pro-active, hard-working and respond to the call every time for Hill residents – almost without exception. We...

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Craigie Bridge repairs

November 9, 2010
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First traffic reports Monday morning indicated that the closure to incoming traffic into Boston from Cambridge over the Craigie Bridge was not the end of the world. The State Police reported normal traffic flows in and around the area, which, all things considered, was a miracle. Officials are urging those who use the route...

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The Esplanade Play Space

November 9, 2010
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The Department of Conservation and Recreation plans for a Esplanade Play Space for five- to 12-year-olds were released last week. The drawings and architect’s sketches of the proposed play space reveal the physical wonderland for kids to be situated on 10,000 square feet of land. The $1.5 million cost for the play space is...

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Arrest Report 11-08-2010

November 9, 2010
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Larceny from Motor Vehicle 10/26/10 – A victim reported unknown person(s) broke the left rear side window of his 2009 Nissan Altima, which was parked on Revere Street, and stole a laptop and computer bag. Vandalism 10/28/10 – A security guard at the Boston Common garage on Charles Street reported unknown person(s) broke the...

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Obituaries 11-08-2010

November 9, 2010
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Sheila Joan Herbert Boston resident early and late in life Sheila Herbert died on July 7, 2010, at the age of 81. A Boston resident both early and late in life, she spent the majority of her adult years living and working in New York City. Ms. Herbert was born on June 29, 1929,...

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