Monthly Archives: June 2018

Winthrop Square Tower Moves Forward with Key Approval

After two years of review and numerous public meetings and hearings, the Boston Planning and Development Agency (BPDA) gave their final nod of approval to allow the 115 Winthrop Square Tower to move forward. The tower will replace a City-owned garage with a mixed-used tower containing more than 1.6 millions square feet of residential,...

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Mayor’s Garden Contest Deadline is July 11

Mayor Martin J. Walsh is alerting Boston’s green thumbs that they have until Wednesday, July 11, to register for the 2018 Mayor’s Garden Contest presented by the Boston Parks and Recreation Department with a grand prize provided by JetBlue and media support provided by the Boston Herald. Now in its 22nd year, the contest...

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Reception on Exhibit Planned at Nichols House

On Thursday, June 7, from 5:30-7:30 p.m., the Nichols House Museum presents an opening reception for the exhibition, Their Objects, Their Stories: The Nichols Women as Collectors, 1870-1960, on view through October 13, 2018. The reception is free and open to the public but advanced registration is required. Register at or call (617)...

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CRWA Receives Major Gifts to Support Mission

Charles River Watershed Association (CRWA) has recently received two $1 million gifts from anonymous donors to support the organization’s work in the region building resilience to flooding and drought and restoring the Charles River. These leadership gifts will help establish a more secure financial future for CRWA and its innovative work. CRWA’s research into...

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Police Briefs 05-29-2018

Beacon Hill Beat From Police Area A-1 Assault and Battery 05/16/18 –At about 6 p.m., officers responded to an assault and battery in progress on Arlington Street. A male suspect, who appeared intoxicated, allegedly had an altercation with employees of an Arlington Street steakhouse before fleeing the area on foot.   Breaking and Entering –...

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Help End Distracted Driving

Glancing at that new text message on your phone. Scrolling through satellite radio stations to find the right song. Adjusting your GPS to find a new route.  Any of these activities momentarily takes your attention away from driving – you are a distracted driver. Every year, there are thousands of crashes caused by distracted...

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Remembering Those Who Gave All

This Memorial Day, we remember and honor the American heroes who gave their lives for our country. Our Gold Star families deserve respect this day, and every day, of the year. My own father, Andrew, was a World War II veteran who enlisted in the Army as a private. He fought in the Battle...

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