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Past separated from future?

'50s era Dunkin' Donuts sign may not last

The neon Dunkin' Donuts sign at the corner of North Beacon and Market streets may be coming down. The neon Dunkin' Donuts sign at the corner of North Beacon and Market streets may be coming down. (GEORGE RIZER/GLOBE STAFF)
By Will Kilburn
Globe Correspondent / March 25, 2007

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As historic sites go, the weathered sign outside the Dunkin' Donuts at the corner of Market and North Beacon streets isn't much, unless of course you're a big fan of neon. But recent rumors that the sign might not survive a planned renovation of the nearly 50-year-old franchise have raised, well, not so much protests as concerns. (Full article: 271 words)

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