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Do All the JFK Building Lights Need to Be On at 5:50 am?

I do a fair amount of speaking about climate change and the seawater headed my way, and the one question that always comes up is: “But what can I do?” One thing you could do right now is email Sen. Edward Markey http://www.markey.senate.gov/contact.cfm and Sen. Elizabeth Warren http://www.warren.senate.gov/?p=email_senator and ask: “Why do we need all the lights Read More…

Community Government Health & Environment Police & Fire

Major Street Light Outages Continue in North End

We reported last week on increasing street light outages in the North End especially on Hanover Street. Unfortunately, the situation has deteriorated further. Extended sections of Hanover Street are now without street lights and there are several outages on Prince Street among other locations. There is one bright spot, however, as the new acorn lights Read More…

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Old Northern Avenue Bridge Illuminated With LED Lights [Photo Gallery]

A new lighting scheme was unveiled on Tuesday evening on the Old Northern Avenue Bridge where LED lights have been installed to adorn the historic structure. Originally constructed in 1908, the bridge serves as a walking and biking passageway between the Seaport District and Downtown Boston. In a news release, officials cheered the new lighted Read More…

Health & Environment Police & Fire

New Acorn Streetlights on Salem Street

As part of the Salem Street reconstruction in the North End, new acorn-style streetlights have been installed by the Department of Public Works. Work continues on various parts of the street and sidewalks with a full street repaving set for after Columbus Day when the “leaf peeking” tourist traffic dies down. City Councilor Sal LaMattina Read More…