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Harvard Travelers Club Seeking New Members to Join Group Dinners

October 26, 2018
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From trekking in the Kalahari to exploring the ghostly ruins of Sable Island, every month the members of the Harvard Travelers Club are transported to another part of the world—from the comfort of the Harvard Club on Commonwealth Avenue. In November, they are inviting other interested travelers to join them for dinner, conversation, and...
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MassGeneral Hospital for Children’s Storybook Ball Raises More than $2.1 Million for Pediatric Care and Research

October 26, 2018
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On Saturday, Oct. 13, MassGeneral Hospital for Children (MGHfC) raised more than $2.1 million in its 19th year of supporting pediatric health via its premier annual event, Storybook Ball. Jennifer and Mark Dolins and Sonja Kelly and Steve Tordone co-chaired the event, which showcased the work of the Division of Child and Adolescent Psychiatry...
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Personal Trainer Wants Clients to Feel at Home

October 26, 2018
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When he opened a state-of-the-art gym adjacent to his Back Bay apartment in June, personal trainer Ryan Ankner set out to offer his clientele not only a customized exercise regimen in a comfortable and private atmosphere, but also one that best fits their schedules. “The workouts are client-specific because not everyone has the same...
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BHWF Speaker Event

October 18, 2018
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BHWF Speaker Event

“Oh, The Things I Have Seen! Behind The Lens” by Susan Symonds. Left to right: Pat Arroyo (program director), Susan Symonds (keynote speaker) and Senaida Bautista (president).
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Kelly Sworn in as Suffolk University’s 11th President

October 18, 2018
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Kelly Sworn in as Suffolk University’s 11th President

Marisa J. Kelly was inducted as the 11th president of Suffolk University Friday during an inauguration ceremony at Tremont Temple’s Converse Hall. “We are Suffolk University, and we are a powerful force for good. It is a power derived from the strength of our community, from our commitment to inclusion and from our dedication...
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Boston Common on List to Receive Funds from Winthrop Square Project

October 18, 2018
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Big bucks from the Winthrop Square garage project are coming to the Emerald Necklace, including the Boston Common, but of course, with the caveat of a shadow. The City Council Committee on Ways and Means, chaired by Councilor Mark Ciommo, held a hearing on October 15 regarding an appropriation of $105 million for funding...
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Community,Officials Leaning Towards Proposal for West End Marijuana Shop

October 18, 2018
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Following back to back community meetings regarding two proposals to place a retail marijuana shop in the West End one proposal seems to be gaining the edge. Ascend Mass Inc.  proposing a retail marijuana shop at 272 Friend St. and Garden Reemedies proposing the same business at 49 Causeway St. have both held community...
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Beacon Hill Civic Association Community Corner

October 18, 2018
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Beacon Hill Civic Association’s Halloween on the Hill! Once again, the Beacon Hill Civic Association is working with the City’s Transportation Department and with local police for the permits necessary to cordon off vehicular access to parts of Beacon Hill so that families can walk freely on Halloween evening. On Wednesday, October 31st from...
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Neighborhood Roundup

October 18, 2018
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‘Seniors Connects’ examines Trump’s    new tax law The Vilna Shul presents “Seniors Connect: Impact of President Trump’s Tax Law on Seniors” at the North End Library, 25 Parmenter St., on Thursday, Oct. 18, at 10:30 a.m. This interactive discussion includes tax expert and financial adviser Nora Yousif speaking on the impact of the new...
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Vilna Shul Begins Renovation Project Marking its 100th Anniversary

October 18, 2018
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To commemorate its 100th anniversary as “Boston’s Center for Jewish Culture” next year, the Vilna Shul is currently undertaking an extensive renovation of its historic synagogue at 18 Phillips St. to bring the building into the 21st century. Phase One of the project, which is expected to take 10 months to complete, includes: providing...
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