Monthly Archives: October 2013

On the Police Beat, Oct. 8-21, 2013

October 25, 2013
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The following police incident reports are public records provided by the Community Service Office of the District E-13 Police Station, which is solely responsible for their content. All suspects are innocent unless proven guilty in court. Oct. 21: Assault and battery, Centre St.; vandalism, 52 Haverford St.; assault and battery, Columbus Ave. Oct. 20:...

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Egleston Market to start Nov. 2

October 25, 2013
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The Egleston Farmers Market is kicking off its second winter season Nov. 2 with Jamaica Plain’s Ten Tables chef Eric Cooper, who will share ideas on what to make with the produce available at the market. The farmer’s market, which will run every Saturday between Nov. 2 and Feb. 22 except Dec. 28, is...

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Chang-Diáz holds hearing on school drop-out bill

October 25, 2013
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Local state Sen. Sonia Chang-Diáz held a hearing Oct. 8 on a bill she is sponsoring to prevent students from dropping out of school, according to a press release. Boston mayoral candidate John Connolly, among others, testified in support of the bill. Connolly, an at-large city councilor, has made education a focal point of...

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30th Year

October 25, 2013
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30th Year

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Roslindale Neigbors: Roslindale Open Studios returns Nov. 2-3

October 25, 2013
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Roslindale Neigbors: Roslindale Open Studios returns Nov. 2-3

By Janice Williams/Special to the Gazette Roslindale Open Studios, one of the neighborhood’s top art events, returns for its ninth year on Sat., Nov. 2 and Sun., Nov. 3. Sponsored by the Roslindale Arts Alliance, the family friendly event invites the public to view and purchase fine art from local artists in their own...

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Roslindale Neighbors: Substation listed on historic register; rehab pending

October 25, 2013
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Roslindale Neighbors: Substation listed on historic register; rehab pending

The former MBTA electrical substation in Roslindale Square has been listed on the National Register of Historic Places, making it eligible for tax credits that can help its pending redevelopment. A plaque marking the historic honor was unveiled in a large event Oct. 19, featuring Mayor Thomas Menino, at the building at the corner...

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Roslindale Neighbors: Community center renamed in honor of Mayor Menino

October 25, 2013
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Roslindale has recently honored the outgoing mayor by officially renaming the Boston Centers for Youth & Families Archdale Community Center to the BCYF Thomas M. Menino Community Center. As a city councilor more than 20 years ago, Menino got the long-shuttered center reopened at 125 Brookway Road. The official name-changing ceremony on July 29...

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Roslindale Neighbors: Roslindale artist takes craft on the road

October 25, 2013
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Roslindale Neighbors: Roslindale artist takes craft on the road

By Abigail Norman/Special to the Gazette Beth Ireland has let her hands lead her from one skill to another. Turning wood in her Roslindale studio since 1997, she has crafted enormous columns for buildings, tiny prototypes for science, and elegant vessels embedded with color and pattern. She has travelled, giving master classes at art...

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Roslindale Neighbors: ROTC Parade

October 25, 2013
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Roslindale Neighbors: ROTC Parade

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Roslindale Neighbors: 2 vie to replace Consalvo in District 5 council race

October 25, 2013
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Tim McCarthy. (Courtesy Photo)

Roslindale residents will head to the polls Nov. 5 to help pick a successor to replace District 5 City Councilor Rob Consalvo, who decided to forgo a reelection campaign for a failed bid for the Mayor’s Office. On the ballot for the District 5 seat will be small-business owner Jean-Claude Sanon of Mattapan and...

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