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Want to Watch Fireworks Over Boston Harbor? Well, Now You Can

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Head to the waterfront over Labor Day Weekend to see the Boston Arts Festival, and stay for the fireworks show at night.
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Posted by Massachusetts Legal Resources - August 8, 2013 at 4:17 pm

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Police: Argument Over Money Turned into a Fight in the South End

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The following information was supplied by the Boston Police Department. Charges listed do not indicate convictions.  Boston Police responded to a report of an assault and battery at about 12:23 a.m. on August 4 on West Springfield Str
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Posted by Massachusetts Legal Resources - August 5, 2013 at 6:54 pm

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Neighborhood Concerns over Development Changes on St. George Street

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What was once the long-vacant Bethel Tabernacle Pentecostal Church on St. George Street – known fondly by some locals as the “Jesus Saves Church” – was torn down in 2011, supposedly to make way for condominiums. 

But neighbors were surprised t
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Posted by Massachusetts Legal Resources - July 8, 2013 at 10:31 am

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Police: Man Assaulted Woman over Car Keys on Columbus Avenue

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The following information was supplied by the Boston Police Department. Charges listed do not indicate a conviction.

Northeastern Police arrested a Lexington man for assaulting a woman at her Columbus Ave apartment on Friday night after she alle
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Posted by Massachusetts Legal Resources - June 27, 2013 at 12:00 pm

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Police: Man Assaulted Woman over Car Keys on Columbus Avenue

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The following information was supplied by the Boston Police Department. Charges listed do not indicate a conviction.

Northeastern Police arrested a Lexington man for assaulting a woman at her Columbus Ave apartment on Friday night after she allegedly would not hand over the keys to his car.

Police were called to the Columbus Avenue apartment at about 10:22 p.m. The victim told police that a man threw her to the ground after she took his car keys because she thought he was too drunk to drive.

Police interviewed the suspect, Vu Tuananh of 29 Constitution Road, Lexington, MA, reporting that he appeared to be visibly drunk. Tuananh said that he went out in Boston, had a few beers and that the victim wouldn’t give him his keys when he tried to leave. At this point, an argument broke out and the suspect tried to grab the victim’s bag and she fell over in the midst of the struggle. He told police that the victim grabbed a kitchen knife and tried to stab him. read more

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Posted by Massachusetts Legal Resources - June 26, 2013 at 10:21 am

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Over the Hump: 6 Items to Help You Through Wednesday

What's Your Mountain, Boston?

Are Wednesdays really so tough?

Well, yes, they can be.

Here, though, is to keeping things in perspective. For more than a month now, Patch and Grape-Nuts have teamed up to present stories about your neighbors – neighbors who have faced challenges that would seem insurmountable to many of us. 

But not to the people we’ve featured in this series, Journeys.

Not surprisingly, the stories have generated dozens of comments on Patch and on Facebook: “Great story…” “Thanks for sharing…” “So wonderfully inspiring…”

And, so, here they are again. Great stories shared to inspire. Take a look at what these people have faced. Then click on the story to see their responses. And feel better about your tough Wednesday. 

Local Woman Helps Run Girls Soccer Club in Haiti

For Taryn Silver, what began as a 10-day trip to Haiti in 2011 turned into a new home and close to 50 new friends. read more

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Posted by Massachusetts Legal Resources - May 29, 2013 at 3:33 pm

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Museum of Fine Arts Free over Memorial Day Weekend

Dallin's "Appeal to the Great Spirit," which is located outside the MFA's Huntington Avenue entrance in the Bank of America Plaza.

Admission to the Museum of Fine Arts, Boston will be free all three days of Memorial Day weekend, the museum announced this week. 

The free days are the museum’s way to celebrate “Boston I Love,” a special set of exhibitions now on display, community art activities and an opportunity to donate to the One Fund.

Those special exhibits now on display include “To Boston With Love,” an installation of hundreds of hand-sewn quilt squares with messages of love and peace sent from the around the world, Special Loans from The Metropolitan Museum of Art, New York, three special paintings lent by New York’s Metropolitan Museum of Art in honor of the people of Boston, and Community Art-Making Activity: Boston, I Love, from 11 a.m. – 3 p.m., where messages of hope, community, and love will be made to contribute to a collaborative project.

The MFA will be open from May 25 to May 27 from 10 a.m. to 4:45 p.m. all three days. The offer extends to residents of Boston and visitors. read more

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Posted by Massachusetts Legal Resources - May 9, 2013 at 12:50 pm

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South End Crime Down Over First 4 Months in 2013

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Major crimes were down in the South End during the first four months of 2013 as compared to 2012, according to recently released Boston Police figures.

In the D-4 Police district, which covers the South End, Fenway/Kenmore, the Back Bay and Lower Roxbury, overall Part One crime – which includes incidents of homicide, rape (including attempted rape), robbery (including attempted robbery), aggravated assault, burglary (including attempted burglary), larceny (including attempted larceny) and motor vehicle theft (including attempted motor vehicle theft) –  was down 12 percent during the period beginning Jan. 1, 2013 and ending April 22, 2013 compared to the same period in 2012.

There were 1,078 incidences of Part One crime in D-4 over that span in 2013, compared to 1,222 in 2012.

The highest number of incidents in both years related to larceny and attempted larceny. In 2013, police reported 811 incidents of larceny compared to 920 in 2013. read more

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Posted by Massachusetts Legal Resources - May 1, 2013 at 10:12 am

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VIDEO: Arrests at State House Protest Over Proposed MBTA Cuts

Police arrested several people who were blocking Beacon Street in front of the State House as part of a protest against cuts to the MBTA’s service for disabled and elderly passengers.

The protest began peacefully around noon but moved into the street 20 minutes later. After seven in folding chairs or wheelchairs stopped traffic for another 20 minutes, police moved in arrested “four to five” of them, according to an officer on the scene. 

The rally, organized by MassUniting and the Massachusetts Senior Action Coaltion, was called to protest the large fare hikes to the MBTA’s paratransit service The RIDE. According to MassUniting, while fares for regular MBTA service went up 23 percent, the cost of The Ride has ballooned up to 150 percent over the past year. The most recent transportation proposal calls for an addition $ 6.5 million cut to The Ride. 

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Posted by Massachusetts Legal Resources - April 9, 2013 at 7:13 pm

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