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Some Newbury, Boylston Street Businesses Board Up Facades Ahead Of Election Day

Some Boston business owners, concerned that election-related protests or celebrations could get out of hand this week, are boarding up their store fronts along Newbury and Boylston Streets.

Raj Dhanda has owned Neena’s Lighting, a high-end lighting fixture showroom on Boylston Street, for 20 years. Dhanda said Boston Police told him that extra police will be on hand in Back Bay after the election, but after suffering property damage following the protests against police brutality that swept the city on May 31, he said he is considering boarding up his storefront and other business properties he owns in Boston.

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