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Boston’s Donnie Wahlberg- Standing the Test of Time

Filed in Arts & Entertainment, Business, Featured by on March 1, 2012 0 Comments
Boston’s Donnie Wahlberg- Standing the Test of Time

If you were asked 20 years ago whether New Kids on the Block would still be performing or better yet whether Donnie Wahlberg was a solid working actor odds are you would have laughed.  Last night I was able to attend a function at Bentley University in Waltham where Donnie Wahlberg was asked to discuss […]

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Gimme Shelter — Going Green for the Homeless

Filed in Featured, Lifestyle by on February 27, 2012 0 Comments
Gimme Shelter — Going Green for the Homeless

I’ve always been an advocate of green building, but a month ago I’d have scoffed at the notion of spending big money to retrofit or build a new homeless shelter to the same standards one might use in their own house or office building. Then came my epiphany, and the realization that Boston is already […]

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Boston Fashion Week 2010 – Much More Than Runways

Boston Fashion Week 2010 – Much More Than Runways

On the heels of New York Fashion Week the City of Boston offers its own take on Fashion Week.  Boston Fashion Week technically takes place between this Friday September 24th and Friday October 1st but some “Pre BFW” events have already started.  The founder of Boston Fashion Week Jay Calderin is asking those in the […]

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Rebuilding Together Boston Works to Transform Neighborhoods

Filed in Local News by on April 27, 2010 0 Comments
Rebuilding Together Boston Works to Transform Neighborhoods

This past Saturday April 24, 2010 was National Rebuilding Day for Rebuilding Together.  Though a national organization it is made up of local affiliates that bring their services to towns and cities all across America.  We are lucky to have our own “branch” Rebuilding Together Boston (RTB). RTB provides renovation services for those that can […]

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Bring Google To Boston – Too Little Too Late?

Filed in Featured, Lifestyle by on March 29, 2010 0 Comments
Bring Google To Boston – Too Little Too Late?

The City of Boston announced it has submitted a plan to bring Google High Speed Fiber Initiative to Boston.  The application was submitted on Friday the 26th which was the official deadline for receipt by Google.  Boston’s application has many merits but was it too little, too late?  Communities like Worcester and Shrewsbury have been […]

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Chefs in Schools Initiative Helps Boston Children Eat Healthy Meals

Filed in Food & Dining, Health & Fitness, Lifestyle, Local News by on September 3, 2009 1 Comment
Chefs in Schools Initiative Helps Boston Children Eat Healthy Meals

Today kicks off the Boston Public Schools fall semester, and a growing initiative to improve school meals is underway. 8 Boston schools have implemented the Chefs in Schools program, which helps Boston children find healthy meals in their school cafeteria that limit processed foods and emphasize the important of nutritious fruits, vegetables, and whole grains. […]

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Not a Typical Day at Work: My Experience at the State House the Day Ted Kennedy Died

Filed in Headline, Local Events, Local News, Politics by on August 26, 2009 1 Comment
Not a Typical Day at Work: My Experience at the State House the Day Ted Kennedy Died

7:40AM – After waking up only a half hour earlier, I received a text message (in true contemporary fashion) reading, “Did you hear about Ted Kennedy?” I promptly turned on the computer and TV in order to find out what happened. Although I knew once I read the message that Ted Kennedy had died, these […]

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