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The Kids are Alright

March 30, 2018
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The tremendous outpouring by young people all across the country this past weekend in support of meaningful gun control was absolutely spectacular. It is fair to say that no issue has galvanized America’s youth to such an extent since the 1960s, when there were protests on college campuses and in high schools about the...

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Happy Passover And Happy Easter

March 30, 2018
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One of the most significant religious holidays of the year for Jews and Christians alike occurs this week with the observances of Passover and Easter. Jews celebrate Passover as a commemoration of their liberation by God from slavery in ancient Egypt and their freedom as a nation under the leadership of Moses. For Christians,...

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Clearing the Roads

March 23, 2018
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Clearing the Roads

With a grin on his face and a chain saw in his hand, Greg Mosman, Boston’s dedicated City Arborist/Tree Warden, took to the slippery slopes of Mt. Vernon Street last Wednesday to remove downed limbs in the midst of the blizzard.

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Police Body Cameras Seen as Initial Success for Officers, Public

March 23, 2018
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In preliminary data unveiled at a Council hearing on Monday, March 12, Boston Police Commissioner William Evans said the Boston Police body-worn camera pilot has been a success to date. “The preliminary results are for the most part all positive,” he said. “I haven’t heard one complaint from the officers who are wearing them....

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Brock Jobe to be Speaker at the Nichols House Museum Lecture Series March 29

March 23, 2018
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The Nichols House Museum Lecture Series will present on Thursday, March 29, Chippendale: The Man and the Myth by Brock Jobe. The event will run from  6:00-7:30 p.m. and will take be held at  New England Historic Genealogical Society, 99-101 Newbury Street, Boston, 02116 This year marks the 300th anniversary of Britain’s most celebrated...

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French Cultural Center

March 23, 2018
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The Mosaïque Committee of the French Cultural Center of Boston is pleased to present world-renowned French pianist Jean-Yves Thibaudet with the first-ever Mosaïque Award for Exceptional Achievement. Mr. Thibaudet will be honored at an awards ceremony at the French Cultural Center in Back Bay on Friday, March 23 at 6:30 p.m. The Mosaïque Award for...

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Cambridge Trust Co to Showcase Local Artist

March 23, 2018
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The Cambridge Trust Company’s Beacon Hill branch at 65 Beacon St. is showcasing “Water Works,” a collection of oil/cold encaustic paintings by Boston resident and fine artist Walter Baranowski, as part of its ongoing commitment to support and celebrate the cultural and economic importance of art in the community. The branch will also host...

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Mayor’s Cup Street Hockey Tournament Coming April 17-19

March 23, 2018
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Mayor Martin J. Walsh and the Boston Parks and Recreation Department will host the 2018 Mayor’s Cup Street Hockey Tournament in partnership with the Boston Bruins on April 17, 18, and 19 during the April public school vacation week. “Every year, young players from neighborhoods across Boston compete in the Mayor’s Cup Tournament for...

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Charlesgate Alliance Moves Forward with Plan to Reclaim Forgotten City Neighborhood

March 23, 2018
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The Charlesgate Alliance is energized and optimistic as the spring equinox approaches, according to a press release from the group established with the goal of piecing back together a forgotten Boston neighborhood that abuts the Back Bay and Fenway and runs adjacent to Kenmore Square and was lost more than half a century ago...

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Registration Now Open for All Girls Sports Festival

March 23, 2018
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Mayor Martin J. Walsh, the Boston Parks and Recreation Department, and Boston Centers for Youth & Families invite girls from throughout the city to spend their April school vacation at the All Girls Sports Festival in Roxbury.  The free four-day event will take place April 17 to April 20 from 8:30 a.m. to 3:30...

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