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3 Things for Wednesday: DiMasi Hearing, Boston 311 Reports, Cape or North End?

Halfway Mark – Three Things to Know for Wednesday!

1. The following articles might be interesting to many of you:

Judge Hears Arguments For DiMasi Compassionate Release

The Bureau of Prisons, along with the consent of U.S. Attorney Carmen Ortiz is asking Judge Mark Wolf to grant Sal DiMasi a compassionate release from prison, three years before the end of his eight-year sentence. At a hearing on Tuesday in Boston federal court, the room was filled with DiMasi’s family and friends from the North End, continue reading at WBUR.

Either-Or: Cape Cod vs. the North End

If you had to pick a place for $599,000 between two of Massachusetts most beloved areas, Cape Cod and the North End neighborhood of Boston, which would you choose? Both being the same price, would it be more worth it to buy in Sandwich or the North End? Both touting different benefits, Boston Magazine breaks down the comparison.

Cobblestone Introduces The Thanksgiving Turkey Burger

With Thanksgiving fast approaching, Cobblestone Café on Hanover Street is adding a limited time Turkey Burger to their menu. At $8.99, this burger is made with cornbread, dried cranberries and turkey broth, topped with provolone cheese, brown gravy, and served with a side of cranberry sauce. Read the full description at PR Urgent.

2. NEAA Youth Soccer in action!

3. Checking the latest reports on Boston:311:

Illegal Graffiti at 50 Salem Street – “Hello, I’m the Property Manager for 50 Salem Street in Boston (Peet’s Coffee). The building was recently tagged with graffiti on the second level on the front and side of the building. Would the Graffiti Busters be able to take care of this? I’ve submitted the Removal of Graffiti Agreement and Release of Liability in a separate e-mail to Ken Ryan. Please let me know either way. Thank you.”

Illegal Parking at 111 Atlantic Avenue – “Once again commercial vehicle parked in residential spot. Wtf.”

Rodent Sighting at Belgravia Place – “Continue to see significant rat activity at the back of Belgravia place. I was told that exterminators came in, but the rat nest seems to continue to be there. I see Rats almost every night. Awful on trash nights. Please help.”

Illegal Parking at Intersection Of North Margin Street Ct & North Margin Street – “Parking under a tow zone sign and blocking the lower end of North Margin Street.”

BOS:311 works to engage citizens to become the city’s eyes and ears through real-time collaboration between their mobile device and city services. Citizens can report potholes, graffiti, and other issues from anywhere in the city using their mobile phone. 

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