South End

Woman robbed at gunpoint in the South End

Fri, 05/22/2015 - 23:00Around 11 p.m. on Pembroke Street near Tremont. The suspects were described as two black males, in their 20s, both about 5'7" and thin and both wearing dark hoodies. Free tagging: GunsNeighborhoods: South EndTopics: Crime
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South End has first roof-deck fire of the season

The Boston Fire Department reports firefighters responded around 7:30 p.m. to 67 Worcester St. for what turned out to be a one-alarm fire. The fire started on a roof deck, then spread to the top floor. Fire investigators are now looking for an exact cause of the fire. Fri, 05/22/2015 - 19:31
South End

Tufts Medical Center, BMC lose the urge to merge

The Boston Business Journal reports the two hospitals, each affiliated with different universities, no longer plan to merge.
Eight Streets Neighborhood Association

May business meeting

Our next business meeting is Tuesday, May 12th, at Project Place (Corner of Washington & East Berkeley).   Enter in the door next to Meyers and Chang  Please arrive before 7:30, as the external doors lock at that time.  Meeting format:6:30-7 - Social Networking.   Meet your neighbors in an informal setting.7-8:30 - Business meeting. A project at 4 Ringgold will also come to the neighborhood looking for project support.  The project seeks to expand on the existing rear "L" such that it wills the entire year.   Abutters to the project are encouraged to attend.Two local speakers will be joining us.  More than Words - a non-profit empowering youth through business training.   MTW has a location on East ...
Eight Streets Neighborhood Association

Parks & Cleanups

Hi everyone,Boston ShinesMark your calendars - next Saturday come join your neighbors as Eight Streets takes part in Boston Shines.  This year we'll be cleaning out Watson park, as well as the alleys between Shawmut and Bone, and Shawmut and Taylor.   We'll also give a hand where we can with cleanups going on in Ringgold and Peters parks.   The city will provide bags and tools (ad hopefully some gloves) - we just need the manpower. Join us and help put a Shine on the southern end of our neighborhood.   After the cleanup, Friends on Ringgold is hosting a pot luck and plant sale in the park from 11:30-2A Flier for the Boston Shines cleanups can be found ...
Eight Streets Neighborhood Association

April business meeting

Our next business meeting is Tuesday, Aril 14th at Project Place (Corner of Washington & East Berkeley).   Enter in the door next to Meyers and Chang  Please arrive before 7:30, as the external doors lock at that time.  Meeting format:6:30-7 - Social Networking.   Meet your neighbors in an informal setting.7-8:30 - Business meeting. Our guest speaker is Frank O'Brien from the Boston's Department of Public Works.   Bring your questions and concerns for an open discussion.  (Paving, sidewalks, snow, crosswalks....)Louane of Taylor st will update us on Watson park proposed improvements not that all the construction adjacent to the park is over.We also have home improvement projects at 1 and 4 Ringgold street.  There will be an on-site ...
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