Monthly Archives: April 2018

Judy Tedeschi Finds True Reward in Volunteering at Rosie’s Place

April 21, 2018
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Judy Tedeschi Finds True Reward in Volunteering at Rosie’s Place

Judy Tedeschi began volunteering at Rosie’s Place upon relocating to Beacon Street from the South Shore three years ago, but she first visited the oldest women’s shelter in the U.S. years earlier to assist in the dining room with other members of the Second Congregational Church, Cohasset. “At first, I didn’t really appreciate all...

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Esplanade Association and DCR Celebrate Another Year of Success

April 21, 2018
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With summer right around the corner, the Esplanade Association is gearing up for another strong year along the historic park in downtown Boston. At the 2018 Annual Meeting of the Esplanade Association on Monday, April 9 at the Hampshire House in Beacon Hill, members caught up on the accomplishments of the organizations work from...

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Bay Village Residents Looking for Funds to Restore Local Park

April 21, 2018
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After years of wear and tear at the Bay Village Park at the corners of Charles Street South, Melrose and Fayette Streets, residents are looking for a source of funding to spruce up this hidden gem in the heart of the neighborhood. At the Bay Village Neighborhood Association’s (BVNA) executive board meeting on Monday,...

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BHWF Members Hear Talks on New Research for Saving Lives

April 21, 2018
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We are made from more bacteria than human cells. Not only that, many of them positively contribute to our way of life by helping us be healthy, active, and produce vitamins. To address the bad bacteria, antibiotic treatment has saved billions of lives. However, the World Health Organization predicts that antibacterial resistance will be...

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Malley Looks at Fees to Tackle Vacant Storefronts and Apartments

April 21, 2018
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Plaguing the commercial and residential districts throughout the city, empty storefronts and vacant apartments are making it seem that Boston is experiencing market failure, despite the strong economy, real estate values and low unemployment rate. In an effort to reverse the trend, Councilor Matt O’Malley of Jamaica Plain and West Roxbury wants to start...

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Boston City Council Updates

April 21, 2018
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The following items were discussed at the Boston City Council Meeting on April 11. Increasing Access to Voter Registration The Boston City Council on Wednesday, April 11, unanimously passed an ordinance authored by District 8 Councilor Josh Zakim that expands availability and reduces barriers for residents to register to vote. Once, enacted, it will...

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Longfellow Bridge Closings Scheduled for April

April 21, 2018
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MassDOT will close the Longfellow Bridge overnight to all vehicular traffic through Thursday, April 19, from 11:00 p.m. each night to 5:00 a.m. the following morning. The closures are necessary to perform work on the joints of the bridge. Emergency responder, bicyclist, and pedestrian travel, and MBTA Red Line service will be maintained across...

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Esplanade Association’s Moondance Gala Preview Party to be held in September

April 21, 2018
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With thoughts of warmer weather and the beauty it will soon bring to the park, the Esplanade Association (esplanadeassociation.org) has begun the planning for their annual Moondance Gala to be held on Saturday, Sept. 15, on the banks of the Charles River. To kick off the excitement, Esplanade supporters Alexi and Steve Conine hosted...

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Police Briefs 04-17-2018

April 21, 2018
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Beacon Hll Beat Larceny from Motor Vehicle 04/02/18  – A male suspect stole the victim’s wallet from inside his work truck at about 1:24 a.m. The truck was parked in an alley behind a Park Plaza restaurant, and the wallet contained U.S. currency, bank/credit cards and the victim’s driver’s license. The suspect fled on...

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Letter to the Editor

April 21, 2018
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Please support this bill To the Editor: Lung cancer deaths are estimated to outnumber prostate, breast, and colorectal cancer deaths in Massachusetts this year, combined. One of the major risk factors for lung cancer is tobacco use. Deaths due to tobacco use are some of the most preventable deaths, and amount to almost 1...

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