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Opening grates: A city effort gets mixed results

Many owners cling to sturdy defense

On Dudley Street (left), the grates were down. Not far from there, some adhered to a city view that the protection is unsightly.
By Russell Nichols
Globe Staff / March 3, 2006

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At closing time, storeowners switch off their lights, set their alarms, and then secure their doors. Then, the grates come down, one by one, in a cacophony of clattering metal. (Full article: 1008 words)

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