Monthly Archives: October 2012

WIT revises Huntington dorm plan

October 5, 2012
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The Wentworth Institute of Technology (WIT) has slightly shrunk its proposed dorm at 525 Huntington Ave. The revised dorm tower would still be seven stories tall, but would have less square-footage and more sidewalk space around the building by as much as four feet, the university announced during a Sept. 1 community task force...

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BPS buses mostly on time

October 5, 2012
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Boston Public Schools (BPS) announced last week that school buses reached a 93 percent on-time performance by Mon., Sept. 17, a level of service that took 26 weeks to reach last school year. Additionally, 97 percent of school buses arrived within five minutes of the school bell and 99 percent arrived within 10 minutes...

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Officers Honored

October 5, 2012
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Officers Honored

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‘The Serenity’ still under BRA review

October 5, 2012
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S. HUNTINGTON—The luxury apartment and retail project proposed for 105A S. Huntington Ave., named “The Serenity,” is undergoing review by the Boston Redevelopment Authority (BRA). A vote by the BRA board has not been scheduled. “The BRA staff has been reviewing community input and is working with the development team on the project’s design,”...

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Doctor charged with child porn

October 5, 2012
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LMA—A Boston Children’s Hospital doctor was arrested and charged with child pornography possession last month. Dr. Richard Keller, 56, of Andover is accused by federal prosecutors of purchasing more than 50 DVDs of child porn online. In a press statement, Children’s said that Keller was placed on “administrative leave” on the day of his...

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Taste of the Hill

October 5, 2012
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Taste of the Hill

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Sánchez holds back-to-school celebrations

October 5, 2012
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Local state Rep. Jeffrey Sánchez held his 7th annual Back-to-School Jam celebrations in August, according to a press release. The events were held at the Bromley-Heath housing development in Jamaica Plain, the High Steet Veterans Housing in Brookline and the Mission Main housing development in Mission Hill. “It’s important to get the neighborhood children...

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Women’s volleyball leads NU fall sports

October 5, 2012
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The Northeastern University (NU) fall sports teams have jumped out to a strong start, with the women’s volleyball team leading the way. At the Gazette deadline, the women’s volleyball team has a 14-3 overall record and is in first place in the Colonial Athletic Association (CAA) with a 3-0 mark. Junior Kelly Bacon has...

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ABCD helps immigrants become citizens

October 5, 2012
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The Action for Boston Community Development (ABCD) center on Parker Street continued its new program of helping immigrants apply for their American citizenship during Citizenship Day on Sept. 13. That was ABCD’s third Citizenship Day, a program started in April to process the extensive backlog of citizenship applicants seeking ABCD’s help. Sixty-five prospective citizens...

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Latinos for Warren

October 5, 2012
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Latinos for Warren

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