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So how's Mayor Walsh's tent working out...? Anybody driven the Mass Ave connector lately, worse than ever. People openly shooting up & smoking crack.

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Hitchhiking--Why I'm Against It:

Hitchhiking has always existed here in the United States. In the 1940's, soldiers who were frequently going on leave, and/or returning to their bases after h having been on leave, often hitchhiked. During the 1960's and 1970's, however, hitchhiking became even more popular, as it was cheap, easy, and, in instances, provided conversation and companion for both the hitchhiker and the driver alike, and for some people, a sense of adventure and a cheap way to see the country and/or a part or parts of the country that they'd never seen before.

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Lose dog ran over and dies. Driver speeds off

While driving in hyde park, many drivers had to stop or speed up to get a head start in an attempt to grab a dog running in and out of traffic. At least 5 -6 vehicles were in pursuit with the unspoken team effort to save this poor dog. As cars stop in one both lanes, people jump out collectively. The dog b-lines across the street to avoid strangers, the same time one impatiant drive cuts around worried drivers who stopped and watched, he floors the gas and crushes the dog. Who then limps toward a small crowd for help crying uncontrollably.

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Maybe Adam did not want to post this

but in case you missed it from Boston Magazine yesterday here is his story: https://www.bostonmagazine.com/news/2018/05/09/i-love-my-job-universalhu...

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Boston-area Fans of the 1961 film West Side Story--Hear Ye, Hear Ye!!

The 1961 film West Side Story will be playing in selected movie theatres, nationwide, including the Greater Boston area. It will be aired on Sunday, June 24th, and on Wednesday, June 27th. Tickets can be purchased at the box offices of any of the selected movie theatres, or online using fathom events.com, fandango.com, or even on amazon.com.

The more people purchase tickets for this great, golden oldie-but-keeper of a classic movie-musical, the better it will be for this film. Hope I've been of some help here.

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Turkey trots through downtown Boston T-Mobile store

BOSTON (WHDH) - A turkey turned heads Tuesday when it stopped by a T-Mobile store in downtown Boston.

The bird’s brief visit to the wireless company’s Washington Street location prompted customers and staffers to pull out their cellphones and record the unusual encounter. After flapping into the back of the business, the turkey could be seen making its way back toward the entrance.

Nobody can turn down @TMobile and their unlimited data. #bostonturkey @universalhub

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Striving for Accuracy in the Details of a New Novel

The main characters in this new novel are members of an Italian family in Boston, c. 1950s, that includes several plasterers. Many scenes occur in the home of one of the extended familes and on the job. I can easily script the plastering and construction aspects with accuracy (thanks to my own family history and no, I'm not Italian but do have a Sicilian s.i.l..) It's the details about the city and neighborhoods where I have to do loads of research and that's actually how I found this wonderful site.

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Effective Resumes

Get graphic designer skills resume can help get our tips

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Violent Teens and Music

VIOLENCE IN MUSIC
This is part of the problem.

1 As Deadly as Can Be Song by Necro
https://youtu.be/Xej4Oc3Lpco

2 Dead Body Disposal Song by Necro
https://genius.com/Necro-dead-body-disposal-lyrics

3 Stray Bullet
Song by Organized Konfusion
https://g.co/kgs/7pTzcD

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Red line was stuck in Harvard Square for 20 Minutes Again

Won't switch out trains in need of repairs, blame tracks. If one car breaks down the whole line stops. Incompetent management should put all resources into new cars.

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Fire on Poplar Street Beauty Spa

Looks like fire was on first floor of beauty spa, next to Treasure Chest. StI'll fighting it in ceiling.

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A parent is reaching out: 2011 murder

A parent is reaching out. Wants Boston Police to post the story about their son's murder July 31 2011. No one has been arrested for the murder. Wilson Alexander's murder July 31 2011. If you have any info to help police arrest and convict.......please come forward. Call Boston Police Crimestoppers at 1.800.494-TIPS

http://www.universalhub.com/crime/20110731-four-shot-franklin-field-proj...
http://www.fox25boston.com/news/ne-unsolved-2-murders-same-guns/141864826

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Rebuttal to Boston Globe's endorsement of Mayor Walsh

I am the co-chair of Coalition Against Indycar Boston. I'm posting this on behalf of CAIB attorney David Lurie.

​The Globe’s full-throated endorsement of Mayor Walsh’s re-election bid (“A Second Term for Mayor Walsh”, October 23) concludes that “Walsh’s record over the last four years should give voters confidence in his leadership.” Glaringly omitted from the editorial is any mention of the IndyCar debacle, which most definitely should give Boston voters second thoughts about the Mayor’s judgment, temperament, and susceptibility to insider influence. Read more.

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MBTA mishegas at South Station

After not taking Commuter Rail for several weeks, I got a surprise as I had to pass through a gauntlet at South Station on the way to Fairmount early this afternoon. Some Campbell's-kids looking junior T employees confronted every aspiring passenger at the entry to Track 9. They demanded tickets for that specific train. I carped as I had to unburden myself of my Haymarket goodies and coffee to dig into my shirt pocket. The kid blocking me tried to be solemn in saying, "It's in the tariff!" Read more.

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Overcoats Play Brighton Music Hall Tonight (10/19) as Part of Fenway Recordings Sessions!

Tonights the night-come watch the Overcoats kick off their new tour at Brighton Music Hall 8PM! Also. don't miss out on Glassio and DJ Carbo's guest performing, all part of Fenway Recordings Sessions. Tickets are still available so grab them while you still can!!

For more info and tickets: http://bit.ly/2v5OL0O

Where: Brighton Music Hall, Allston

When: 8PM

Who: Overcoats, Glassio and DJ Carbo

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Adults Returning To School--Things You Need To Know and Where To Begin

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Making the decision to return to school after so many years can be a difficult decision for many Adults. However, with the ever changing job market along with the constant development and deployment of new technology, many jobs require skills that were not needed 20 years ago.

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Consider Shoehorning Some “Rejects” into your Investment Portfolio

Back to school shoppers will soon be out in force looking for bargains as September approaches. With many options, including online sales, getting bargains on clothing, shoes and supplies is easy. When investing your hard earned money, things get a lot trickier.

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Roslindale's Fenwick Smith Has Died

Former BSO flutist and Roslindale resident Fenwick Smith died last week. An Internet archive provides a glimpse of Mr. Smith's involvement in the rejuvenation of Roslindale Square, as reported by The Boston Phoenix in July 2001.

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Link to the Globe obituary

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Make Mine a Treasure Chest

The outgoing governor, international press, and local mucky-mucks all sat silently as the historical time capsule was opened at the Museum of Fine Arts. Originally placed in a cornerstone of the Massachusetts statehouse by our forefathers, the contents could provide more clues to our colonial past. The crowd was transfixed, what was in the box? The possibilities seemed endless that January, 2015 night

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Goran Visnjic Returns as Flynn

In a surprise turn of events, just a few days after canceling the time-travel drama “Timeless”, NBC changed its decision and ordered a ten-episode second season. It seems like the “Timeless” team have changed history yet again! After the show’s initial cancellation, the series creators, Ryan and Kripke tweeted that the show is considering other possibilities before making a decision. The loyal fanbase also shared their disapproval on social media and even started a #SaveTimeless campaign.

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