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Adding Color to the Esplanade: Kaji Aso Studio Artists Partner with Cbi to Bring Painting to the Esplanade

August 14, 2012
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Adding Color to the Esplanade: Kaji Aso Studio Artists Partner with Cbi to Bring Painting to the Esplanade

On Saturday, July 21, Community Boating partnered with the Kaji Aso Studio (KAS) to bring water-color painting to the Charles River Esplanade. As part of the KAS Landscaping and Urban Greenways classes, faculty member Gary Tucker brought his program to the docks of Community Boating. The watercolor artists captured the sights and activities of...

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Local Restaurants to Participate in Restaurant Week, Aug. 19-24

August 14, 2012
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Nine Beacon Hill eateries will be participating in the 12th Restaurant Week Boston, popular promotion scheduled for August 19-24 and August 26-31. During this time diners can take advantage of prix fixe three course dinners for $33.12, three course lunches for $ 20.12 and two course lunches for $15.12. Prices are per person and...

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Thesis and Anti-Thesis

August 14, 2012
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Our neighborhoods, thankfully, are among the safest in the city. Beacon Hill and the Back Bay are examples of wonderful places to live, to shop, to own businesses or to tour. And best of all, our neighborhoods are virtually absent of violent crime and of the pervasive gun play occurring in other neighborhoods with...

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Police Briefs 08-14-2012

August 14, 2012
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Larceny from a Motor Vehicle 07/31/12 – A victim reported that he parked his Honda sedan at Beacon and Brimmer street between 9:30 and 11 a.m. When he returned to his motor vehicle, his bag containing a laptop, Kindle and personal papers was stolen. There was no sign of forced entry into the vehicle....

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21st Amendment to Sponsor ‘Throwback Thursdays”

August 7, 2012
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21st Amendment to Sponsor ‘Throwback Thursdays”

The 21st Amendment at 150 Bowdoin St. is partnering with some of Boston’s biggest celebrities to host the first annual “Throwback Thursdays: A Summer of Charity” series. Every Thursday through the month of August, one local celebrity will team up with a veteran 21st Amendment employee as guest bartenders to raise money for a...

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North End Library Available During West End Library Closure in August

August 7, 2012
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This month, the West End Library, 151 Cambridge Street will undergo building improvements. A new roof will be constructed, ,prompting the temporary closure of the library beginning at 5pm on Friday, August 10. “Roof work will start on Monday, August 13 and is expected to be completed in just under three weeks,” according to...

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The Long Hot Summer

August 7, 2012
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The scorching heat of the past weekend and of the week before has left the neighborhood very, very hot. In fact, as all of us are completely aware, this has been a long hot summer – perhaps the hottest in recent memory. In other parts of the nation, states are experiencing drought conditions this...

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Police Briefs 08-07-2012

August 7, 2012
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Assault and Battery  07/28/12 – At around noon, a male suspect was arrested for assault and battery on a Health and Hospitals EMT. The suspect punched the victim in the face and ripped his uniform shirt off. The suspect attacked the EMT because he believed his girlfriend was not transported in the ambulance to...

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Obituaries 08-07-2012

August 7, 2012
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William Franklin Yates William Franklin Yates of Boston and Little Compton, RI, died on Friday, July 27 surrounded by his family. He was 79 years old. Born September 1, 1932 in Berlin, NH to James Andrew Yates and Harriet Hall Yates Tyson, he was raised in Sherborn, Massachusetts, graduated from Nobles and Greenough in...

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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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