Monthly Archives: June 2015

Inked

Inked

Bruin Milan Lucic visited the Boston Barber and Tattoo Company on Salem Street and got three tattoos in one night.

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Another Public Hearing Set for Council Small Business Tax Bill

June 4, 2015
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A two-percent increase on the sale of liquor has city business owners concerned about their customers going to other cities and towns to make purchases, crippling their sales. A Boston City Council meeting was held last week on the proposal that owners feel is going to hurt them. Counselors, President William Linehan and Frank...

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Quest to Save North End Trees Underway

June 4, 2015
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Quest to Save North End Trees Underway

North End/Waterfront Residents’ Association (NEWRA) President Ford Cavallari has asked the membership to take some sort of action and discuss possible measures they could undertake with the city to try and safeguard the neighborhood trees from being cut down by contractors, which he personally witnessed. Cavallari has been working with the Boston Redevelopment Authority...

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Home Invasion Suspect Arrested after Shooting Himself in the Foot

A violent home invasion and armed robbery occurred on Endicott Street in Boston’s North End May 23 around midnight. There were four men – one with a sawed-off shotgun and two with knives – according to police reports from a female victim who was staying with her boyfriend at the apartment. She reported that...

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Drug Addiction/Recovery Report Issued

A collaboration between the City of Boston and the Blue Cross/Blue Shield of Massachusetts Foundation was formed last year to produce a study on the capacity of addiction and recovery services with demonstrated best practices. Last week, Mayor Martin J. Walsh and the Foundation released a report on the current status relating to the...

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Obituaries 06-02-2015

Robert Louis Caprio Successful Florida restaurant and night club business owner;  formerly of Revere Robert Louis Caprio of Coral Springs, Florida, formerly of Revere, passed away suddenly in the Dominican Republic on January 1. He was 55 years old. Robert was a 1977 graduate of Christopher Columbus High School in Boston. He attended Central...

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Some Sort of “T” Reform Must Occur

Some sort of a major reform to the Massachusetts Public Transportation Authority relating to the outrageous way the system works and it’s overwhelming cost to do so is needed. Governor Charlie Baker has proposed some action to possibly help out this nasty issue that without question needs to be fixed, sooner than later. However,...

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Crackdown on Pill Epidemic is Gaining Support

Each day, more and more professional and elected officials are joining the charge against curbing opiate addiction in the State, which has been labeled a nationwide pill epidemic. Supporters are calling for more stringent prescription deadlines and educational tools for physicians who have come to the table to stop this type of dangerous situation...

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Downtown View:Embracing the Greenway

It has been six years since the Rose Kennedy Greenway’s first spring. It has been even longer since the Greenway was established, since the non-profits that hoped to cover the ramps abandoned their plans, and since frustrated horticultural volunteers fled the park leaders as too annoying to deal with. Things are looking up though....

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