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Police Briefs 09-08-2015

September 10, 2015
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From Boston Police Area A-1 Larceny from Motor Vehicle 08/29/15 – Between 11:50 p.m. on Aug. 28 and 7:10 a.m. on Aug. 29, a victim reported while his 2001 Dodge SUV was parked on Phillips Street, unknown person(s) broke the driver’s side window and removed a backpack containing personal equipment.  Larceny (Bicycle) 08/28/15  –...

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Sasha’s City Passport:A Piece of Panama

September 10, 2015
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By Sasha Mishkin “Blink and you’ll miss it,” I thought to myself, searching the open waters for a 14-foot dark object. Off the island of Contadora in the glistening Gulf of Panama, time was running out on my hour-long Humpback Whale tour.  Apparently I was looking in all the wrong directions, and was glad...

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BTU to Hold Back to School Fair

September 1, 2015
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Save the Date! Join the Boston Teachers Union (BTU) Sept. 19 for their 2nd annual Back to School Fair! This FREE event starts at 2 p.m. and goes until 5 p.m. and features live music, food and other entertainment to help ring in the new school year.  We’ll be giving away over 40,000 free...

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BHCA Block Party Set for Sept.20

September 1, 2015
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Don’t miss the neighborhood’s biggest party!  On Sunday, September 20th, the Beacon Hill Civic Association will once again host the Neighborhood Block Party from 12noon to 4pm in-front of The Firehouse, 127 Mt. Vernon Street. The annual event welcomes back the community after each summer for a fun-filled afternoon.  We’ll have the return of...

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Can the Drug Epidemic be Stopped?

September 1, 2015
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A heroin epidemic is running rapid  throughout every neighborhood in the City of Boston. It’s cheap enough and readily available at the drop of a hat. While police are faced with a monumental task of taking drugs off the streets their efforts continue because most of the time the usual suspects are released by...

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DCF Needs a Complete Overhaul

September 1, 2015
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Governor Charlie Baker has publicly stated that the embattled Department of Children and Families (DCF) still needs to improve but he feels DCF is heading in the right direction. What direction? North, South, East, West or the usual merry-go-round circling approach. In fairness, his administration has inherited the problems facing DCF. That certainly does...

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Dock Party

August 28, 2015
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Dock Party

Peter Steinberg, Megan Nelson, Sara Beth, and Michael Cohen walk the docks at sunset during the 1st Annual Young Professionals Dock Party at Community Boating, July 30. The event was a kick-off for the Raise the Sails Planning Committee, which will be putting on a gala Nov. 4 at the Liberty Hotel.

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Mayor Walsh Highlights Freedom Trail Extensive Improvements

August 28, 2015
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Tuesday, August 18, 2015 – Mayor Martin J. Walsh today highlighted the extensive improvements the City’s Department of Public Works has been making to Boston’s iconic Freedom Trail in over 60 locations from Boston Common to Bunker Hill. The planned project includes replacing all sections of sidewalk under City jurisdiction in need of repair...

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New Photography Exhibit Captures Italy’s Beauty and Mystery

August 28, 2015
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This fall, The West End Museum will host a new photography exhibit in its Members’ Gallery that celebrates the beauty and mystery of Italy. “Indelebile Italia” is part of the museum’s annual commemoration of Italian Heritage Month in October. The exhibit runs from Sept. 22 through Nov. 28. The show reception takes place on...

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Soccer Workshop Comes to Esplanade’s Ebersol Fields

August 28, 2015
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Soccer scored with local youth on Thursday, when the New England Revolution hosted a workshop at the Teddy Ebersol’s Red Sox Fields on the Charles River Esplanade. At that time, Santander Bank, joined the Revolution and the Esplanade Association, to sponsor a free event featuring a Revolution Academy public clinic, with skills and drills,...

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