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Henry L. Shattuck Public Service Awards to Honor 11 Boston, Business Leaders

Henry L. Shattuck Public Service Awards to honor 11 Boston, business leaders

Eleven Boston city and business leaders are being honored by the Boston Municipal Research Bureau for their public service and efforts to make the city a better place. The Henry L. Shattuck Public Service Awards, created in 1985, honor select city of Boston employees who go the extra distance and have committed themselves to excellence in public service. This year’s ceremony will honor nine city employees, including: Michael Cannizzo, senior architect for the Boston Planning and Development Agency; James Fitzgibbons, senior building custodian for the Property Management Department; Robert Gehret Jr., deputy director of policy development and research for […]

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Boston-Based Walkli App Aims to Provide Travelers With “A Friend in Every City”

Boston-Based Walkli App Aims to Provide Travelers With “A Friend in Every City”

Chris Abell Chris Abell with the Boston-based ” walkli ” joined GoLocal News Editor Kate Nagle on GoLoLocal News Editor Kate Nagle on GoLocal LIVE to talk about the new app that offers free walking routes for travelers exploring the world on foot in search of local, authentic travel experiences. “I really believe that walking is the best way to see a city, and after years at Travel+Leisure I realized that city walking guides based on interest would be a huge asset for curious travelers,” said Abell. “We hope that walkli provides that asset: quality, curated walking routes that […]

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As Younger Catholics Drift Away, The Church Considers What Works

As younger Catholics drift away, the church considers what works

From left, sisters Reilly Carey and Katie Nivard, their grandmother Mary Ann Keyes, and mom Kelly Carey. The younger women have drifted away from the church their grandmother still loves. A member of the so-called Silent Generation and grandmother of 13, Mary Ann Keyes is the matriarch of a big Catholic family whose ties to the Roman Catholic Church — like those of many families — have grown more complicated with each generation. While angered and saddened by the clergy sexual abuse scandals, Keyes, whose family is based in part on the South Shore, would never walk away. “The […]

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Five Boston Men Arrested, Four on Gun Charges, in Three Separate Incidents

Five Boston men arrested, four on gun charges, in three separate incidents

Five men were arrested, four on gun charges, during three separate incidents in Boston on Friday and Saturday mornings, police said. On Friday, two Dorchester men, Tony Burt, 52, and Brett Parham, 41, were arrested on gun and drug charges while officers were executing a search warrant of Burt’s home at about 10:30 a.m., police said in statement. After arresting Burt, the target of the warrant, police found a loaded silver Ruger SP101 .38 revolver, a safe containing scales, bagging materials, razors, boxes of baggies, and a “large amount” of cash in the area of 49 Monadnock St., according […]

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Taking Massachusetts Ed Reform to The Next Level

Taking Massachusetts ed reform to the next level

The Massachusetts State House. Twenty-five years — and billions of taxpayers dollars — after the passage of a landmark education reform act, Massachusetts public schools have made enormous progress. But not all have shared equally in that progress. It’s now time for Ed Reform II. The state needs a plan that provides not just additional money — in fact, education spending has increased by more than $500 million during the last four years alone — but targets it in a way that will help those students who have been left behind. Last week a new coalition of advocacy groups, […]

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Boston Event with Sen. Flake Relocated Due to Kavanaugh Protest

Boston event with Sen. Flake relocated due to Kavanaugh protest

Sen. Jeff Flake (R-Ariz.) –ERIN SCHAFF BOSTON (AP) — An event in Boston featuring Arizona Republican Jeff Flake is being relocated due to a planned protest over Supreme Court nominee Brett Kavanaugh. Flake is scheduled to talk about the future of his party Monday at the Forbes 30 Under 30 Summit. A demonstration to urge Flake to reject Kavanaugh is planned. Flake upended his party’s plans to move quickly to confirm Kavanaugh Friday by saying he wants an FBI investigation into sexual misconduct allegations against Kavanaugh. The Boston Globe reports Emerson College asked to cancel the panel with Flake […]

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Analysts See $3.16 EPS for The Boston Beer Company, Inc. (SAM)

Analysts See $3.16 EPS for The Boston Beer Company, Inc. (SAM)

Investors sentiment increased to 1 in 2018 Q2. Its up 0.02, from 0.98 in 2018Q1. It improved, as 32 investors sold The Boston Beer Company, Inc. shares while 75 reduced holdings. 48 funds opened positions while 59 raised stakes. 8.31 million shares or 1.51% less from 8.43 million shares in 2018Q1 were reported. Zurcher Kantonalbank (Zurich Cantonalbank) holds 0% of its portfolio in The Boston Beer Company, Inc. (NYSE:SAM) for 731 shares. Bluemountain Llc owns 1,664 shares or 0.01% of their US portfolio. Td Asset Management invested in 0% or 8,800 shares. Commonwealth Of Pennsylvania Public School Empls Retrmt […]

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‘We Are Tired’: Sexual Assault Survivors Protest Kavanaugh In Boston

‘We Are Tired’: Sexual Assault Survivors Protest Kavanaugh In Boston

BOSTON (CBS) – About 50 survivors of sexual assault, their friends, and allies gathered on the Boston Common Saturday night for a rally entitled “Stop Kavanaugh, Solidarity with Survivors.” The event was organized by the group Boston Feminists for Liberation, whose founder said the week of national events brought back a lot of emotions for survivors. Quinn, the founder of the group who declined to give her last name, said the group wanted to “come together in our pain, our anger, and our hope, and we can hope that things get better.” Dozens of people gathered on the Boston […]

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Award-Winning Short Stories

Award-Winning Short Stories

From national sci-fi award winners to Man Booker nominees, short story authors featured in Boston Review are a truly impressive group—and not to toot our own horn or anything, but we have a pretty great track record when it comes to spotting them before anyone else. Daisy Johnson, for example, was just announced as the youngest author ever to be shortlisted for the Man Booker prize. We are honored to have published Johnson’s eerie and wonderful short story, “There Was a Fox in the Bedroom,” in 2015—when she was just 24 years old. Now we are on the hunt […]

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Police Searching For Man Who Robbed Dorchester Convenience Store With Hypodermic Needle

Police searching for man who robbed Dorchester convenience store with hypodermic needle

DORCHESTER, MASS. (WHDH) – Boston police are searching for a man accused of robbing a Dorchester convenience store while armed with a hypodermic needle. Witnesses, including Jamaiah Shaw, say they attempted to chase down the unidentified man after he robbed the Express Gas on Morrisey Blvd. “You don’t think at that moment, you just take action,” Shaw said. Shaw and Mike were working at the auto shop next door when a man in a hooded sweatshirt approached a gas attendant and demanded cash, according to police. “He threatened them with a needle that supposedly had AIDS in it,” Mike […]

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