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Where’s the Doorman?

February 4, 2016
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Where’s the Doorman?

A pheasant in front of the River House on Pinckney Street after the holidays thinking it was safe to be out.

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BHWF to Welcome CEO Cheryl Clarkson

February 4, 2016
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BHWF to Welcome CEO Cheryl Clarkson

On Tuesday, February 9, the Beacon Hill Women’s Forum (BHWF) will meet at the Hampshire House for “Here Comes the Sun:  A Dangerous Love Affair,” an evening of socializing and education.  Cheryl L. Clarkson, founder and CEO of SkinHealth Centers (located in Boston and Wellesley Hills) will be the featured speaker.  Ms. Clarkson, who...

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Ward 5 Democrats to Caucus on Feb 20

February 4, 2016
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Democrats in Boston’s Ward 5, which includes the neighborhoods of Back Bay, Beacon Hill, Bay Village, Fenway and portions of the South End and Chinatown, will caucus at the Community Church of Boston, 565 Boylston St. in Copley Square, on Saturday, Feb. 20, at 10 a.m. The caucus will elect delegates to represent the...

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Special Events Planned by Freedom Trail

February 4, 2016
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African-American patriots played a vital role in the formation of our country and the start of the American Revolution in Boston.  In honor of these heroes, the Freedom Trail® Foundation’s acclaimed African-American Patriots Tour celebrates them and their accomplishments during Black History Month in February on Saturdays and Sundays at 12:45 p.m.  Led by...

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Quincy School’s Lincoln Building Could Potentially House New Elementary School

February 4, 2016
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By Dan Murphy When Simon Ho retired from his role as principal of the Josiah Quincy Elementary School last June, he expressed his desire that its Abraham Lincoln Building would again serve as an elementary school and envisioned expanding kindergarten and early grades for the school at that site. Located at Arlington and Fayette...

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Downtown View:Getting Through

February 4, 2016
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Ah, winter. This is the north, you know. It’s cold and it snows. Some of us like it. A lot of us don’t. I’m in the like-it category—the coziness, a fire in my fireplace and me with a good book, and the sounds of silence the snow brings. I’m not the only one who...

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Commission to Look at Daily Fantasy Sports

February 4, 2016
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By Seth Daniel Speaker Bob DeLeo said this week that he believes some regulations are needed for the Daily Fantasy Sports industry in Massachusetts, and will likely nominate a group to study the issue in the coming year. “It’s been such a difficult issue,” said DeLeo. “At the very least, we should get some...

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Walsh to Appoint members to One in 3 Council

February 4, 2016
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Story by Marianne Salza A new committee of young adults will soon be appointed to Mayor Marty Walsh’s ONEin3 Council. The motivated group of millennials (individuals born between the 1980s to the early 2000s) will be entrusted with creating, planning, and implementing projects and programs that impact the lives of 20-34-year-olds in Boston. “I...

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Zakim Seeking K-8 School in Downtown

January 28, 2016
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City Councilor Josh Zakim hopes to facilitate opening a new public elementary school to serve the city’s downtown neighborhoods during the new legislative season. The District 8 representative said he intends to work with Mayor Martin J. Walsh’s administration to locate a space for a K-8 school for Back Bay, Beacon Hill, West End...

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Wu Seeks Transparency,All-Encompassing Transportation Discussion

January 28, 2016
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By Seth Daniel If there’s anything that Council President Michelle Wu hopes that Charlestown residents get out of her year in the top City Council seat, it would be better informed of Council business. Wu told the paper in an interview last week that her top priority is to make sure Charlestown residents and...

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