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Woman Assaulted on Public Walkway at Esplanade Near Bu

March 29, 2012
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An 18-year old woman was sexually assaulted early Friday morning, according to State Police, who are asking the public to use caution. The woman, a Boston University student was attacked at 1 a.m. near the Silber Way Footbridge by a man, according to the State Police. She first reported the attack to BU Police....

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Local House Museums Present ‘Letters from Home: Boston Families Correspond’

March 29, 2012
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The House Museum Alliance of Downtown Boston has announced its spring 2012 tour series, “Letters from Home: Boston Families Correspond,” featuring correspondence from Boston’s five downtown house museums.  For these special tours, the Paul Revere House, Otis House, Nichols House, Prescott House and Gibson House Museums will draw on their rich collections of personal...

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Back to Reality with Mark Twain

March 29, 2012
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It was, we are certain, with great difficulty that most homeowners turned their heat on Saturday and Sunday due to the vastly changed weather situation. It is, forecasters predict, a condition appearing certain to continue for much of the week. All is not lost but then, everything about the heat we’ve experienced for the...

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NEWRA Supports Banning Parking Savers

March 25, 2012
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At its last monthly meeting, the North End/Waterfront Residents’ Association (NEWRA) supported a proposal banning winter parking space savers presented by the Alliance of the Downtown Civic Association (ADCA). The plan to stop this way of saving parking spaces during winter ice and snow conditions, has already made its way to City Hall, where...

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DPW Outlines Bridge Project at NEWRA Meeting

March 25, 2012
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Department of Public Works (DPW) reviewed plans to renovate the North Washington Bridge at the North End/Waterfront Residents’ Association (NEWRA) monthly meeting held in the Nazzaro Community Center.  Commonly known as the Charlestown Bridge is slated for major repairs and renovations in the near future. DPW representative said, “The key aspect of the new...

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Spring Time

March 20, 2012
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Spring Time

The early spring is evident all over Beacon Hill. Will it last?

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Spring into Early Childhood Developmental at Hill House

March 20, 2012
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Spring into Early Childhood Developmental at Hill House

The tables are set with small,  inflated balloons, large sheets of paper and blue-and-white paint. Today, Sensory Art participants at Hill House are painting the sky. Some are slow to get their small fingers dirty, but by the end of the class, all are engaged. Surprisingly, given the kids’ ages (1-2 years), not much...

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Josiah Quincy Elementary School ‘diversity Thru Art’

March 20, 2012
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Throughout the months of March and April, artists, designers, educators, parents and arts enthusiasts from our Boston Chinese Community will be leading workshops in Josiah Quincy Elementary School classrooms, exposing children and teachers to the power of expression thru the Visual Arts. The culmination of these workshops will be an art exhibit on Friday,...

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Chaos Just Around the Corner

March 20, 2012
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The transformer fire that plunged nearly the entirety of the Back Bay into darkness last week reveals how fragile our existence is and also how our lives can be altered dramatically in a matter of a few minutes. It also revealed how unprepared all of us are for life without electricity and to what...

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Police Briefs 03-20-2012

March 20, 2012
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Assault and Battery with a Dangerous Weapon (Bottle) 03/08/12 – A victim reported being struck in the face and head area with a wine bottle inside a Grove Street apartment at around 2:16 a.m. The victim was transported to Massachusetts General Hospital, and the suspect was placed under arrest for assault and battery with...

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