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First Parish Church in Dorchester Steeple Removal

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    Photos of the removal of the steeple lantern at First Parish Church in Dorchester, 24 November 2006

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Question "a" is a wonderful question. With sound investing perhaps that money could have paid off the debt for some other public works project...
Question "b" I can tell you where teh subway is. As an Egleston Sq. resident found the subway about a 10 minute walk away. They call it the Orange Line.

Isn't this just an adjustment of planning - the same document does discuss the I-95 inner loop, right? that didn't happen either.

Ron Newman

Project (a) was not built. There are still only two tracks between Park Street and Government Center stations. I'd like to know why this project was cancelled, too.


Things change

Sometimes for good reason -- sometimes just because of bureaucrapsy

I saw a planning document in 1970 that showed the Red Line extended NW to Rt-128 at Lexington/Bedford; Orange Line N to I-93 in Wilmington; Blue Line NE to Lynn; Orange Line SW to Needham; Red Line S beyond Braintree; Green Line NW to Tufts in Medford.

Of the complete panoply only the Red Line S to Braintree has come close to where it was expected to go. Today we are still talking about extending the Green Line to Tufts and Blue Line to Lynn. There is no mention anymore about the other suburban lines.

I smell a conspiracy to keep suburbanites driving and paying tolls rather than taking the T.

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