Archive for January, 2018

Back Bay Resident to Run 50 Miles for Charity on MLK Day

January 10, 2018
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By Beth Treffeisen On Martin Luther King Jr. Day, Back Bay resident Kevin Koncilja will brave the cold winter temperatures to run a 50-mile ultramarathon followed by a party at Tracksmith Trackhouse on Newbury Street to raise funds and awareness for the Martin Richard Foundation. The 50-mile loop will be five 10-mile loops around...
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Kershaw Named Gala Honorary Chair

January 10, 2018
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By Suzanne Besser In a neighborhood where most everyone knows your name, perhaps the best known name is that of Thomas Kershaw, owner of the Hampshire House and Cheers, the bar that inspired the iconic setting of the television series. And the reason we know his name is because of his nearly half-century of...
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Police Briefs 01-09-2018

January 10, 2018
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Beacon Hill Beat From Boston Police Area A-1 Larceny 12/27/17 – At about 7:30 p.m., a victim reported her wallet was stolen from her mother’s purse, which was strung over the back of a chair at a Cambridge Street bar.  The wallet contained U.S. currency, bank/credit cards, a passport, personal identification and papers.
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Americans Hate Waiting, so They’ll Despise Single Payer

January 10, 2018
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By Sally C. Pipes What makes for an awful trip to the doctor? Waiting. Earlier this year, doctor-rating website Zocdoc found that long waits or appointment delays were the primary motivators of negative marks from patients. Given this aversion to waiting, it’s shocking that Americans are coming around to government-run, single-payer health care. Waiting...
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Bring It On, Ol’ Man Winter

January 10, 2018
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These past two weeks have brought the worst winter weather imaginable — coastal flooding, record cold, and a blizzard — but we’ve survived it all and made it out to the other side, as moderating temperatures, perhaps even reaching the balmy 50s, are predicted over the next 10 days. President Trump, as usual, tweeted...
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Mayor Walsh Sworn in to Serve Second Term:Promises Opportunity to Every Resident in the City

January 6, 2018
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Mayor Walsh Sworn in to Serve Second Term:Promises Opportunity to Every Resident in the City

By Beth Treffeisen On New Year’s Day morning, Mayor Martin Walsh took his oath of office, and was sworn into his second term as the 54th Mayor of Boston in front of a large crowd filled with residents, supporters, faith leaders and elected officials in the Cutler Majestic Theatre. Vice President Joseph R. Biden...
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A Look Back at 2017

January 6, 2018
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By Dan Murphy On Jan. 12, Bernard “Bernie” O’Rourke stepped down from his role as superintendent of the Boston Police’s Bureau of Field Services, ending a career with the department that spanned exactly 39 years. On Feb. 4, more than 200 guests attended the Beacon Hill Civic Association’s 45th annual Gala at the Four...
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New Award to be given at Boston’s Museum of African American History

January 6, 2018
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Boston’s Museum of African American History announced the creation of an award, which will honor non-fiction literature celebrating African American history and culture. The first Museum of African American History (MAAH) Stone Book Award, which includes a $25,000 prize, will be presented in the summer of 2018 at the African Meeting House in Boston,...
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LaMattina says Farewell in Speech before the Council:Councilor Sal LaMattina Represented the North Slope of Beacon Hill for Many Years and Was the Current Councilor for the North End, East Boston, and Charlestown.

January 6, 2018
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By John Lynds On Dec. 13. after eleven and half years as District 1 City Council, and a thirty year career as a public servant for the City of Boston, Councilor Sal LaMattina addressed his colleagues in the Council Chambers for the last time. In a stellar career that spanned three mayoral administrations LaMattina,...
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BPS Decides Not to Change School Start Times

January 6, 2018
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By John Lynds In a letter to Boston Public School (BPS) families, BPS Superintendent Tommy Chang announced that the school department would not implement the proposed change to school start times. BPS held meetings where parents aired their grievances over the process and suggested the change to school start times in the neighborhood would...
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