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Monday’s Brief: Whitey Bulger’s Personal Letters Auctioned Off, Boston Ballet Storytime, North End Balconies

Today is Monday, February 25 and March is less than a week away with St. Patrick’s Day right around the corner – here’s 11 ways to explore Irish Boston.

Here’s what else you need to know for the week ahead…

10:30AM Boston Ballet Storytime at the North End Library. Children and families are welcomed once a month to hear stories about a famous ballet or dancer. The story time is also supplemented with a movement experience that highlights major themes of the story. All story times are led by Boston Ballet faculty dance educators.

Notable News:

In prison, James ‘Whitey’ Bulger wrote hand-written letters. Here’s what they said.

Newly public letters that describe murderous Boston gang boss James “Whitey” Bulger’s personal thoughts were auctioned off yesterday by a man who says he became friends with Bulger in federal lockup in Brooklyn, read more on Boston.com.

North End Balconies:

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Plan your events with the Community Calendar:

Tuesday, February 26

12:30PM Public Hearing on licensing and regulating shared mobility businesses. A hearing on Docket #0209, message and ordinance amending the City of Boston Code, Ordinances, Chapter XVII, regarding licensing and regulating shared mobility businesses. The Chair of the Committee is Councilor Michael Flaherty, see additional details here.

7:00PM ZLC Committee Meeting at Mariner’s House. Stop by 11 North Square for the monthly meeting of the Zoning, Licensing and Construction Committee of the North End / Waterfront Residents’ Association (NEWRA). All are welcome to attend.

Wednesday, February 27

6:00PM Library Concert. Join NEMPAC at the North End Boston Public Library for the Faculty Performance Series to celebrate the music from the Great American Songbook. This event is sponsored by a generous Anonymous Donor. Treats will be provided by the Friends of the North End Library.

6:30PM MBTA Fare Hike Hearing. There will be a hearing at 10 Park Plaza on the 2nd floor regarding the MBTA fare hike. Under the draft proposal, fares would increase an average of 6.3 percent, with bus fares increasing by $0.10, subway fares by $0.15, a monthly LinkPass by $5.50 and a weekly LinkPass by $1.25.

6:30PM Friends of Cutillo Park Meeting. The Friends of Cutillo Park hold their monthly meeting on the last Wednesday of the month at the Nazzaro Community Center, see additional details here.

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4 Replies to “Monday’s Brief: Whitey Bulger’s Personal Letters Auctioned Off, Boston Ballet Storytime, North End Balconies

  1. This guy was the scum of the earth and I could never understand why some people still think he was a “Robin Hood”

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