Monthly Archives: March 2018

Ward Five Democratic Committee

March 10, 2018
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Ward Five Democratic Committee

On March 3, the Boston Ward Five Democratic Committee hosted the ward’s caucus to elect delegates to attend the Massachusetts Democratic Party Endorsing Convention to be held on June 1 and 2 in Worcester. Pictured are the delegates who were elected at the caucus.

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A Tribute:John Nucci: A Good Friend and Neighbor

March 10, 2018
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A Tribute:John Nucci: A Good Friend and Neighbor

When we first met John Nucci in 2006, we weren’t quite sure about him. He seemed nice enough, but, then again, he did work for Suffolk University. And, in those days that could indeed be problematic. Since its 1906 founding, Suffolk University had kept growing, as had its impact on the neighborhood. Classrooms in...

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Freedom Trail® New Revolutionary Women Tour

March 10, 2018
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Freedom Trail® New Revolutionary Women Tour

Freedom Trail Foundation announces the return of the newest tour experience, Revolutionary Women Tours throughout Women’s History Month in March! Discover the indomitable women who took part in the American Revolution, and the generations of women that followed, inaugurating their own struggles for freedom and equality. New Freedom Trail Revolutionary Women Tours invite people...

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Area Neighborhoods Continue to Feel Brunt of Housing Off-Campus Students

March 10, 2018
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Everywhere you go in Boston, there is no question that students are a major part of what makes this city tick. But, as colleges and universities continue to increase enrollment bringing in students from across the nation and around the world, the amount of housing needed to support them is not entirely there. One...

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Beacon Hill Civic Association Community Corner

March 10, 2018
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Abolitionist Frederick Douglass’ photographs at MAAH Massachusetts was a hub of activism at the height of the abolitionist movement in the mid-1850s. Anyone interested in learning more about Frederick Douglass, one of the most famous activists with many ties in Boston, are encouraged to attend an exhibit of his photographs at the Museum of...

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RMV Announces Temporary Closure on March 23, 24, 25 During System Upgrade

March 10, 2018
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The Massachusetts Department of Transportation (MassDOT) Registry of Motor Vehicles (RMV) has announced that all RMV services, with the exception of law enforcement, will be unavailable from 7 p.m., March 22 until 8 a.m. March 26 due to the RMV changing over a new computer system that will allow the RMV to comply with...

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BHAC Agenda

March 10, 2018
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The commission will hold its monthly public hearing on Thursday, March 15, 2018 starting at 5 p.m. at, Boston City Hall 1 City Hall Plaza Piemonte Room (5th Floor) Boston, MA 02201 The following items are on the agenda:Violations 18.964 BH 86 Beacon Street: Install security camera at side rear entry; install security panel...

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Boston City Council Updates

March 10, 2018
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The Boston City Council met on Wednesday, February 28, the following were discussed:   Civil Immigration Detainer: The Police Commissioner provided an update regarding civil immigration detainer requests for 2017. ICE lodged 68 individuals that were in BPD custody and all were given access to the Bail Commissioner. Of those individuals, 18 were posted...

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Police Briefs 03-06-2018

March 10, 2018
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Beacon Hill Beat By Boston Police Area A-1 Larceny from Motor Vehicle – Unlawful Possession of a Dangerous Weapon 02/20/18 – At about 3:05 a.m., officers responded to a witness calling 911 who observed a male suspect breaking into a motor vehicle on Mt. Vernon Place. On arrival, police found the suspect lying across...

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Offshore Resources: Digging Up the Facts

March 10, 2018
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Interior Secretary Ryan Zinke’s proposal to expand offshore oil and natural gas drilling has set off a bipartisan uproar among politicians and pundits from coastal states. Critics paint pictures of black beaches, tar balls, and wildlife slicked with oil. They point to the damage done from the wreck of the Exxon Valdez and the...

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