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More than 300 Snow Removal Tickets Issued in South End in February

Shoveling snow - safely. (Patch file photo.)

If your property or business received a ticket for improper snow removal related to the Blizzard of 2013, you’re not alone. More than 300 South End property owners and businesses faced fines and tickets related to snow removal, according to city data.

The fines, at anywhere from $ 25 to $ 300 depending on the offense, were issued for violations such as clearing snow from private property back onto city streets, or failing to clear 42″ worth of sidewalk space in front of property. 

Overall in Boston, 2,413 tickets were issued in the month of February, according to the Boston Globe, which compiled the city’s public records. 

Below is a list of the number of snow removal tickets and fines issued in February by the city for each South End Ward: 

Ward 4 – Fenway, South End, Back Bay – 44
Ward 8 – South End, Roxbury – 208
Ward 9 – South End, Roxbury – 57

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Posted by Massachusetts Legal Resources - March 7, 2013 at 1:12 pm

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Kids’ Activities in Boston During February Vacation Week

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You love your kids. You really do. But with the recent snow days and the entire upcoming week spent with them at home, you’re simply running out of fun things to do together. And it’s defintiely time to get them out of the house. 

Before you start pulling out your hair—and before they start pulling out theirs—check out these great family-friendly events happening in your neighborhood and elsewhere in Boston. 

SOUTH END

Play Space: Drop by Coco Baby (1636 Washington St.) with your kids and enjoy toys, arts and crafts and musical instruments. The play space provides children with an area to explore their creative sides, interact with others their own age and get out all that excess energy. Cost is $ 8. More info here. 

BACK BAY

Architecture Program at the Mary Baker Eddy Library: The free program, at the Mary Baker Eddy Library (200 Massachusetts Ave.), will introduce the topic of architecture, highlighting different building techniques and materials, as well as architectural vocabulary. Various activities will touch upon the concepts of construction and design, as well as the history behind the creation of our building and the MappariumMore info here read more

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Posted by Massachusetts Legal Resources - February 18, 2013 at 1:54 pm

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Boston Public Schools CLOSED on Tuesday, February 12

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Boston Public Schools will be closed on Tuesday due to the continued cleanup of the blizzard of 2013 that dropped more than 20 inches on Boston’s neighborhoods.

Mayor Thomas Menino made the announcement first over his official twitter  account.

“Boston Public Schools will be closed Tuesday, February 12,” he tweeted. 

Boston Public Schools are also closed next week for Febrary break.

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Posted by Massachusetts Legal Resources - February 11, 2013 at 10:19 pm

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Boston Chops, Urban Steak Bistro, Opening in February on Washington Street

When you walk into the South End’s newest steakhouse when it opens in a few weeks, the first thing you’ll notice is the dramatic transformation of the physical space at 1375 Washington Street.

The large ornate wooden ceiling that gave a unique Asian feel to former restaurant Ginger Park is now gone, replaced instead with an exposed celing and a full wall of dark exposed brick. 

“All people were asking was, ‘Are you keeping the ceiling?'” co-owner Brian Piccini. “Well, we gutted the ceiling. We’ve left the steel beams all exposed, painted and lit up and that helps create a more casual modern feel to it.”

Piccini, with chef Christopher Coombs, is behind the restaurant’s new take on a steakhouse. The two are no stranger to the restaurant business, having opened dbar, an upscale restaurant, nightclub and lounge, at 1236 Dorchester Ave. in 2005, and in late 2010, the duo got their second venture, Deuxave, up and running at 371 Commonwealth Ave. in Back Bay. read more

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Posted by Massachusetts Legal Resources - February 4, 2013 at 12:14 pm

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