Archive for April, 2018

Top Sellers:Boston Troop 65321 is 2018 Top Cookie-Selling Troop for Girl Scouts of Eastern Massachusetts

April 27, 2018
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Top Sellers:Boston Troop 65321 is 2018 Top Cookie-Selling Troop for Girl Scouts of Eastern Massachusetts

Girl Scouts of Eastern Massachusetts (GSEMA) are proud to announce Boston Troop 65321 as its 2018 Top Cookie Selling Troop! The girls (who range from grades K-8), sold 12,049 packages of Girl Scout Cookies, with four girls selling more than 1,000 cookies each. The Girl Scout Cookie Program, the largest girl-run business in the...
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Area A-1 sees 8-Percent Drop in Part One Crime so far in ‘18

April 27, 2018
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Area A-1 has seen an 8-percent decrease in violent and property crime to date in 2018, compared to last year. According to Boston Police, 602 incidents of Part One crime were reported between Jan. 1 and April 8 of this year in the area, which includes Beacon Hill, Chinatown Downtown and the North End,...
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Charles River Watershed Association Competes for Environmental Grant

April 27, 2018
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The Charles River Watershed Association (CRWA) is one of only three environmental organizations across the country selected to participate in a $15,000 challenge grant competition for excellence in protecting and nurturing the urban environment. The contest, sponsored by JetBlue for Good’s GreenUp campaign during the month of April, which is Earth Month, recognizes “earth-friendly”...
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Vincent Club’s Garage Sale is on May 5

April 27, 2018
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The Vincent Club’s Garage Sale, 71 Brimmer St., will be held on  Saturday, May 5, from 10:00 a.m. – 3:00 p.m. Gently worn designer clothing & accessories, household & kitchen items, art and furniture. Items purchased must be picked up the day of the sale. Credit cards accepted. All proceeds benefit the Vincent Department...
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More Night Closures on Longfellow Bridge Announced

April 27, 2018
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MassDOT will close the Longfellow Bridge overnight to all vehicular traffic through Thursday, April 26, 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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More CRWA News and Notes

April 27, 2018
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The Charlesgate Alliance will sponsor the “Charlesgate Cleanup” at Charlesgate East and Beacon Street on Saturday, April 28, from 9 a.m. to noon. Also, the next day, Sunday, April 29, the group will hold its “Charlesgate in Bloom” fundraiser and cocktail party at the Ayer Mansion, 395 Commonwealth Ave., from 5 to 7 p.m....
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Shuttle Buses on Weekends Over Longfellow Bridge

April 27, 2018
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Due to the Longfellow Bridge Rehabilitation Project, shuttle buses will replace Red Line trains in both directions between Park Street and Kendall/MIT Stations, with a stop at Charles/MGH Station, on April 28-29. The bus route and stops are shown on this map. The Longfellow Bridge will also be closed to all private and commercial...
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Hill Business Leader Helps Herb Chambers with Jimmy Fund and Dana-Farber Cancer Institute

April 27, 2018
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Herb Chambers hosted two Boston Marathon finish-line fundraisers to benefit The Jimmy Fund and Dana-Farber Cancer Institute. New England’s top auto dealer threw invitation only Boston Marathon parties along Boylston Street – with the Herb Chambers BMW bash taking place at Atlantic Fish Co., while Herb Chambers Mercedes-Benz and Audi were featured at Abe...
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Police Briefs 04-24-2018

April 27, 2018
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Beacon Hill Beat Larceny from Motor Vehicle  4/11/18 – A victim parked her 2014 Toyota Corolla on Charles Street at around 6:30 p.m. on April 10, but when she returned the next day at about 7:30 a.m., the rear passenger’s side window was broken, and U.S. currency and personal papers were stolen from the...
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Infrastructure Necessary for Energy Independence

April 27, 2018
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President Trump recently declared, “we are now an exporter of energy to the world.”  Yet due to shortages this winter, Boston was forced to import Russian natural gas to ensure people had the fuel they need to heat their homes. President Trump is right. Right now, American oil and gas output is 50 percent...
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