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Alleged Vandal Arrested for Defacing Robert Gould Shaw Memorial

August 7, 2012
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A 38-year-old Quincy woman was arrested last Tuesday after she allegedly vandalized the Robert Gould Shaw Memorial with yellow paint, Boston Police said. Rosemine Occean was charged with willful and malicious destruction of city property. At about 4:10 p.m. on July 31, Area A-1 officers responded to a call for a person vandalizing a...

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Roof Replacement Planned for West End Branch Library

August 1, 2012
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The West End Branch of the Boston Public Library, located at 151 Cambridge St., will undergo building improvements in August. The branch will receive a new roof – a process that necessitates the temporary closure of the branch. The temporary closure period will begin at 5 p.m. on Friday, Aug. 10. Roof work will...

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Blackstone’s Marks 30 Years

August 1, 2012
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Blackstone’s of Beacon Hill (46 Charles Street) celebrates its thirtieth anniversary this year.  Each month from now through December will include a different event or promotion.  “For August we have chosen to celebrate with one of our oldest vendors, Vera Bradley, who also celebrates their thirtieth anniversary in August,” says Jennifer Hill co-owner of...

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Bicycling Boston; Becoming the Green and Healthy Thing to Do

August 1, 2012
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The announcement last week by Mayor Menino that the city is allowing the addition of another 400 Hubway bicycles at an additional number of stops in more than several neighborhoods. The additional bicycles and stands will make it easier and easier for tourists and residents and for visitors to Boston who want to bike...

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Police Briefs 07-31-2012

August 1, 2012
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Larceny (Bicycle) 07/17/12 – A victim reported that sometime between 11 p.m. on July 16 and 7 a.m. on July 17, unknown person(s) stole his dark grey Citizens bike, which was locked to a lamppost at Joy and Myrtle streets. Incidents July 17  3 Walnut St.  – Parking Violation Garden Street – Motor Vehicle...

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Woman Arrested After Alleged Attack in Thoreau Path

July 24, 2012
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A 28-year-old Boston woman was arrested after she allegedly cut a female victim with a knife after attempting to stab the victim’s son at Thoreau Path last Tuesday, Boston Police said. About 2:05 p.m., an officer received a radio call to the path, located in the West End, for a report of a person...

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BHAC Approves Application for Automatic Doors at DeLuca’s

July 24, 2012
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The Beacon Hill Architectural Commission approved an application Thursday to install two new automatic doors at the shuttered DeLuca’s Market on Charles Street with provisos, according to commission spokesperson Caitlin Greeley. The applicant, Robert Aiello, had applied for the installation of “two auto swing push-button door openers at the façade.” The commission also reviewed...

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Police Briefs 07-24-2012

July 24, 2012
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Incidents July 10 10 Chestnut St. – Property – Found July 12 76 Beacon St. – Larceny, Non-Accessory from Vehicle, $50 to $199 Chestnut Street – Larceny, Non-Accessory from Vehicle, $200 & Over July 13 26 Garden St. – Towed Motor Vehicle Spectacle Island – Harbor Incidents July 14 52 Temple St. – Investigate...

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The Summer of 2012

July 24, 2012
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The tragedy in Colorado has touched Americans in different ways everywhere during this otherwise lovely summer of 2012. The mass murder and shooting of so many innocents last week at a movie-plex in Aurora goes to prove once again how chance and fate often mix and with the worst possible results. However, it is...

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City Deploying Big Bellys to Be Greener and to Save Money

July 18, 2012
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Boston is deploying another 400 Big Belly solar powered trash compactors, the mayor reported over the weekend. By doing so, Boston will manage to be a cleaner city and to be a greener place while saving money. All of this is achieved with the barrels, which are enclosed and immune from the elements and...

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