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Weekly Top Reads: Movie Magic, Wharf District Police Report, Month of Love, St. John School Robotics, Transportation Benefit & Boston Lyric Opera

This week’s top posts on featured movie filming, police, community events, schools, transportation and more! Read on below to see the most popular articles from this past week.

Disney’s “Godmothered” Movie Magic Comes to North Square

Production of “Godmothered” for the Disney+ streaming movie service began in Boston’s North End this week turning parts of the neighborhood into a Christmastime wonderland. Historic North Square saw the largest transformation, with string lights, garland, fake snow and decorated trees. Read more and see photos here.

Wharf District Council Police Update: Assault, Stolen Computers, Attempted ATM Theft, Public Disturbances

Boston Police Department (BPD) Sergeant Steven Moy, in attendance on behalf of Captain Fong, provided a police report at the February Wharf District Council (WDC) meeting. There were seven reported incidents in the area of State St. Read more here.

Month of Love Opens at Christopher Columbus Park [Photos]

The Month of Love featuring gigantic candy conversation hearts officially opened under the trellis at Christopher Columbus Park on February 1st. An inspiring field of hearts with quotations about love was a new addition to the ribbon-cutting ceremony. Read more here.

Boston College High School Robotics Teams up With St. John School Students for STEM Learning

Students from the FIRST Robotics team, FRC3958 “Schrödinger’s Cat,” from Boston College High School recently joined more than a dozen young students at St. John’s School (SJS) in the North End to share their passion for STEM. Read more and see photos here.

City Council Proposes Pre-Tax Transportation Benefit to Address Rising Traffic

Councilors Lydia Edwards (District 1) and Michelle Wu (At-Large) requested a hearing regarding the adoption of transportation benefit ordinances in an attempt to promote public transportation usage in the City of Boston. Read more here.

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Boston Lyric Opera Performs Hansel and Gretel for Eliot School Students

Boston Lyric Opera (BLO) recently performed Hansel and Gretel for the third-graders at the Eliot Innovation School. As part of the Boston Lyric Opera’s School Partnership program, Artist Classroom Visit 101, performers introduced the students to the art of opera with an interactive one-hour presentation. Read more and see photos here.