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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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The Hidden Story of the Science Park/West End T-stop Restoration

November 15, 2011
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Ten years ago, the only means of reaching the tracks of the Green Line’s “Science Park/West End” Station, on a historic viaduct was an exhausting climb of three sets of stairs. It presented a serious challenge for the handicapped, the elderly and mothers with children in strollers living in the nearby buildings of Boston’s...

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Election Results

November 15, 2011
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Last week’s citywide election results prove that the times are changing and that the electorate is changing with them. The top two vote-getters in the citywide At-Large race were Ayanna Pressley and Felix Arroyo, two incumbents with extremely varied constituencies throughout the city. Although topping the ticket or coming in second in balloting doesn’t...

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Police Briefs 11-15-2011

November 15, 2011
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Larceny/Shoplifting 11’03/11 – A male suspect was arrested for shoplifting items from a Charles Street hardware store at around 11:15 a.m. Larceny/Shoplifting 11/04/11 – A Charles Street jewelry store reported that an unknown male suspect stole a ring at around 4:30 p.m. OTHER INCIDENTS Nov. 1 180 Cambridge St., Motor Vehicle Recovered in Boston...

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Esplanade Playspace Opens to Help Boston Fight Childhood Obesity

November 8, 2011
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Esplanade Playspace Opens to Help Boston Fight Childhood Obesity

Beacon Hill’s new 10,000 square-foot Esplanade Playspace is as exciting to the doctors as it is to the kids; experts say the park will play a leading role in helping Boston fight childhood obesity. Until now, 5-to 12-year-olds in Beacon Hill, Back Bay and the West End have not had a designated space to...

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Involvement Key to Bullying Prevention

November 8, 2011
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Involvement Key to Bullying  Prevention

On Wednesday, Oct. 26, more than 50 parents, teachers and members of the Greater Boston community gathered at the Kingsley Montessori School to learn more about the problem of bullying and cyber-bullying in schools which has received increased media attention in recent years.  As we have come to know, this is a serious issue,...

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Get Out and Vote

November 8, 2011
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Today is Election Day and if you are a registered voter you should get out to vote. Although no political positions directly representing Beacon Hill, Back Bay and the North End are being contested, Tuesday’s municipal election features a very hotly contested At-Large City Council race. Beacon Hill’s city council representatives, District 8’s Mike...

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The Turning Back of the Clocks

November 8, 2011
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This weekend marked the turning back of our clocks one hour as all of us know. That one hour taken away causes the sunset in the weeks to come near to 4:30 p.m. – a truly ungodly hour for a sunset. What’s worse is the hour of sunrise. At this point in time, we...

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Police Briefs 11-08-2011

November 8, 2011
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Breaking and Entering – Residence 10/26/11 – A Pinckney Street resident reported that unknown person(s) broke his front glass entryway window between 3 p.m. and 7:30 a.m. No property was known missing at the time of the report. Vandalism 10/27/11 – A victim reported that his 2000 Ford Focus was parked on Charles Street,...

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