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Hurricane Irene

August 30, 2011
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Hurricane Irene has come and gone, just like that, like the snap of a finger. In truth, for all our preparations, Hurricane Irene was a no-show. She never came to dinner nor stay around a while to wreak her havoc. She came and went like a ghost, diminished by half of what she was...

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Police Briefs 08-30-2011

August 30, 2011
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Vandalism 08/16/11 – At around 5:20 p.m., a victim reported that she parked her 2007 Toyota Yaris on Beacon Street, and unknown person(s) broke the rear driver’s side window. No property taken from the motor vehicle. Robbery – Bank – Firearm 08/17/11 – A male suspect was arrested at around 5:20 p.m. after an...

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Fun in the Park

August 23, 2011
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Fun in the Park

The Esplanade Association held its first Sunday in the Park community day on Aug. 21 on the Esplanade. Above, children and adults are shown participating in a yoga exercise.

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Future of Hubway Stations Uncertain

August 23, 2011
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More than three weeks after Hubway got underway, the future of stations for Boston’s bike-share program on Beacon Hill remains uncertain. Nicole Freedman, the city’s director of bicycle programs, told the Times last week that Hubway was awaiting approval from the Department of Conservation and Recreation (DCR) on two proposed locations – one on...

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Boston Athenæum to Digitize Confederate Imprints Collection

August 23, 2011
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Thanks to a generous gift from Trustee Emeritus Caleb Loring Jr., the Boston Athenæum will conserve, catalogue, photograph, digitize and release on the Internet important selections from its world-renowned Confederate Imprints Collection. The collection, with more than 12,000 items,  is one of the largest and most important of its kind in existence. It includes...

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Suspect in Hill Bank Robberies held on $750,000 Bail

August 23, 2011
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A 54-year-old man was held on $750,000 cash bail on charges that he robbed a Beacon Hill bank Thursday after allegedly telling authorities that he held the same bank up on two prior occasions, Suffolk County District Attorney Daniel F. Conley s Patrick Cannon of Boston was charged with masked and armed robbery for...

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The Longfellow Bridge

August 23, 2011
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The costly and intricate rehabilitation of the rusted and soot-faced Longfellow Bridge is well underway. Boston’s most significant older bridge is being remade, and in such a way, that it will shine and stand out and be noted for its architectural brilliance. The bridge today is like a gorgeous, stunning woman covered in rags....

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Police Get Their Man

August 23, 2011
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Boston Police are to be congratulated for the great bit of work they did apprehending a bank robber following last week’s bank robbery. The robbery took place around 5:20 p.m. last Wednesday. The apprehension of the bank robber came to pass at 11:27 p.m. that night at Yawkey Way and Van Ness Street, according...

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Police Briefs 08-23-2011

August 23, 2011
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Breaking and Entering – Non-Residence 08/11/11 – A male suspect was arrested for breaking and entering at a Joy Street building at around 12:47 a.m. Larceny – Bike 08/13/11 – A victim reported that his green bicycle was stolen from the trunk of his 2005 Audi A5, which was parked on Charles Street, between...

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Reception Held at Scampo for Talk Show Sensation Ellen DeGeneres

August 16, 2011
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Reception Held at Scampo for Talk Show Sensation Ellen DeGeneres

Talk show host and comedienne extraordinaire Ellen DeGeneres attended a private reception held in her honor last Wednesday at Scampo at The Liberty Hotel on Charles Street. DeGeneres was in Boston promoting the “Ellen” show’s change in time slot to 4 p.m. weekdays on WCVB-TV Channel 5. The show will begin airing at its...

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