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House Passes Repeat Offender Legislation

December 6, 2011
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State Rep. Marty Walz joined her colleagues in the House of Representatives in recently passing legislation that modifies current law governing cases of repeat criminal offenders. The legislation, which will bring habitual criminals to justice and ensure the security of the Commonwealth, passed with bi-partisan support. “The murders of Melissa Gosule and last year’s...

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Remembering the Past

December 6, 2011
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This week marks the 70th anniversary of the Pearl Harbor surprise attack by the Japanese on December 7, 1941. Most Americans alive today cannot recall that day and year. They can’t even recall what the surprise attack was about nor is there the sense that this one attack galvanized a sleeping giant – the...

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The Occupiers of Boston

December 6, 2011
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The protesters in Dewey Square have been put on notice by the city that their days might very well be numbered. With the onset of winter – and temperatures about to drop – the protesters will be hard pressed to struggle through the difficulties imposed upon by the New England winter. The city has...

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Police Briefs 12-06-2011

December 6, 2011
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Larceny from Motor Vehicle 11/22/11 – A victim reported his 2006 Acura 32 TL had its right rear window broken and a laptop, touch pad and computer accessories were removed from the vehicle between 6:20 and 1 p.m.  The car was parked on Charles Street. Larceny from Motor Vehicle 11/24/11 – A victim reported...

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Eleanor Score: an Artist with Her Own Vocabulary

December 2, 2011
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Eleanor Score: an Artist with Her Own Vocabulary

Color, it’s all about the color. Eleanor Scores paintings are full of life, energy and a beautiful sense of color that is a pure expression of her joie de vivre. She lives her art. As a longtime resident of Beacon Hill and Provincetown, Eleanor reflects both city life and the seaside with a freshness...

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Nichols House Museum Announces a Festive 2011 Holiday Schedule

December 2, 2011
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Nichols House Museum Announces a Festive 2011 Holiday Schedule

What are some of the traditions that make for festive holidays on Beacon Hill? The Nichols House Museum, located at 55 Mount Vernon St. on Beacon Hill, has some suggestions with its seasonal offerings that have proved popular and much anticipated throughout the year. These include themed holiday decorations, the Beacon Hill Bell Ringers’...

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A Little Touch of Color

November 23, 2011
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A Little Touch of Color

Brilliant leaves seen from the Longfellow Bridge help brighten the view of the Mass. Eye and Ear and The Liberty Hotel on a grey November morning.

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Police Briefs 11-22-2011

November 23, 2011
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Larceny in a Building 11/08/11 – A Charles Street restaurant/bar owner reported that U.S. currency went missing from a cash box and a second cash box was removed from the establishment between 1 and 11:30 a.m. There was no sign of forced entry. Larceny from Motor Vehicle 11/08/11 – A victim reported that she...

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Thanksgiving 2011

November 23, 2011
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The Thanksgiving holiday is upon us and we begin to wonder – where has the year gone and my, isn’t it flying by? What has it brought us and do we have anything to give thanks for? For those of you reading this, you should be grateful for having been given another year of...

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November Sunset

November 15, 2011
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November Sunset

A view of the Longfellow Bridge from the eighth floor of the Massachusetts Eye and Ear Infirmary.

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