Monthly Archives: February 2017

Police Briefs 02-21-2017

February 28, 2017
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Beacon Hill Beat Larceny from Building 02/10/17  – A Isabella Street resident reported a larceny from the first-floor front hallway of her apartment. The victim said unknown suspect(s) stole boots, ski pants, jacket liner, ski jacket and sets of keys.    Robbery – Bank 02/10/17 – A Cambridge Street bank reported an armed robbery...

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Beating Cancer Shouldn’t Force Patients into Bankruptcy

February 28, 2017
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By Kenneth E. Thorpe and Patricia J. Goldsmith Liza Bernstein survived breast cancer three times. But it took all she had. She lost her home and savings to the costs of tests and treatments. She’s not technically bankrupt — but that’s only because she “couldn’t afford the fees” to file the claim. Liza recently...

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Residents Urged to Get Involved

February 28, 2017
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City Councilors Ayanna Pressley, Michelle Wu, Andrea Campbell, and Annissa Essaibi George are to be congratulated for starting a series of meetings on the issues of early childhood education and childcare in Boston. The fear that Boston is a city not welcoming to families is becoming a real possibility. Whether one looks at the...

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Sledding Is Not Just for Kids

February 17, 2017
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Sledding Is Not Just for Kids

Romeo, Sloane and Kim Furmonavicius ride together in style in the Common on Friday afternoon.

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Four Female Councilors Embark on Study,Meeting Series on Early Ed,Childcare Here

February 17, 2017
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By Seth Daniel While there is frequently a lot of emphasis on public schools and private schools, and where parents will send their school-age children, not much attention has been paid to policies surrounding and even more critical time in a child’s life – the years before school. Four female City Councilors look to...

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Zakim Appointed to Chair Committee on Civil Rights

February 17, 2017
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By Beth Treffeisen The Boston City Council voted to unanimously re-establish the Special Committee on Civil Rights, at the hearing this past Wednesday, February 8. City Councilor Josh Zakim of District 8 will chair the new special committee. He has previously chaired the discontinued committee on Human Rights and Civil Rights in the 2014...

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Downtown View:The Pitfalls of Symbols

February 17, 2017
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Super Bowl fever brought up the topic of sports design. Surely you have noticed the Super Bowl trophy. Once in awhile someone mentions its shape, but not much. Apparently two prominent football guys sat down in a restaurant and designed it, and Tiffany made it and continues to make it. Maybe the guys who...

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BHCA Community Corner

February 17, 2017
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BHCA urges residents to attend today’s hearing The BHCA believes it is important that all accessibility improvements to pedestrian intersection ramps comply with both the Americans with Disabilities Act (ADA) and with the architectural guidelines of the Beacon Hill Architectural Commission that protect the character of the historic district. In response to the city’s...

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Handmade Jewelry Store Opens on Charles Street

February 17, 2017
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By Dan Murphy Rebekah Brooks Jewelry has opened a third retail location at 96 Charles St., offering the store owner’s custom line, alongside a selection of engagement and wedding rings and antique jewels. “We cannot think of a better location for our newest store,” said Brooks, a New Hampshire native and second-generation artist who...

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Zakim and Locals Host Rally in Support of HAIS National Day of Action for Refugees

February 17, 2017
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By Beth Treffeisen This past Sunday, over a hundred people came together to join City Councilor Josh Zakim and community allies across the region for a rally in support of HAIS National Day of Action for Refugees. The rally was held despite the snow on February 12, at 11:00 am at the New England...

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