Beacon Hill Seminars Kick-Off

September 20, 2018
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Beacon Hill Seminars Kick-Off

Bill Sherden, Curriculum Chair, and Mark Yessian, president, at the Church of the Advent on Sept. 10 for the Beacon Hill Seminars (BHS) 2018 Fall Kickoff. Participants learned about the 23 courses offered from October 1-November 20. At the event, educators briefly discussed the provocative seminars and lectures on topics such as historic preservation,...

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Joy Street Sidewalk Improvements Mark End of Four-Year Process

September 20, 2018
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Joy Street Sidewalk Improvements Mark End of Four-Year Process

The sidewalk improvements currently being implemented on Joy Street mark the completion of a project that got underway more than four years ago. Kay Barned-Smith, project manager for the city’s Public Works Department, said the project area extends on Joy Street from Smith Court...

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BHCA Fall HillFest Returns Sunday

September 20, 2018
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The 17th annual Beacon Hill Civic Association’s Fall HillFest takes place on the flat of Mt. Vernon Street on Sunday, Sept. 23, from noon to 4 p.m. The event will feature 20 neighborhood non-profits, and this year’s sponsors include Harpoon, F.H. Perry, Hampshire House,...

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Restaurant Slated to Take Over Scollay Square Space

September 20, 2018
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A new restaurant and bar is slated to take over the space currently occupied by Scollay Square at 21 Beacon St. in the coming months. Andy Kilgore, owner and...

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TEA is Named an Official Charity of 2019 Marathon

September 20, 2018
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The Charles River Esplanade has long been Boston’s most popular – and beautiful – running route for casual runners and elite athletes alike. Now, 15 runners will have the...

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BLC Discusses New Guidelines for Bay Village, Ex Comm Votes on Licensing Matters

September 20, 2018
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At the Bay Village Executive Committee meeting on September 10, Joe Cornish, director of Design Review for the Boston Landmarks Commission (BLC), gave a presentation regarding the updating of...

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Commonwealth Avenue Resident, Joan Diver Pens Memoir

September 20, 2018
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Commonwealth Avenue resident and author Joan Diver, profiled in the Pulitzer Prize winning book, “Common Ground”, is available for interviews regarding her new memoir in which Boston plays a...

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Police Briefs 09-18-2018

September 20, 2018
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Beacon Hill Beat From Boston Police Area A-1 Larceny from Motor Vehicle 09/06/18 – A victim reported unknown person(s) smashed the front driver’s side window of his 2014 Dodge van...

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Getting to the Heart of America’s Diabetes Crisis

September 20, 2018
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About 30 million Americans have diabetes, and an estimated 1.5 million more are diagnosed each year. More than 25 percent of seniors have diabetes, and minority populations are at...

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Neighborhood Events Planned

September 20, 2018
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While the weather outside may still seem like summer, the fall activities in our neighborhood are getting underway. On Saturday night, The Esplanade Association Gala was held under beautiful...

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Esplanade Supporters Enjoy a Special “Breakfast at Tiffany’s” Celebration:Benefit Gala Set for Sept 15

September 14, 2018
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Esplanade Supporters Enjoy a Special  “Breakfast at Tiffany’s” Celebration:Benefit Gala Set for Sept 15

Tiffany’s & Co. hosted a “Breakfast at Tiffany’s” celebration for the Esplanade Association’s Moondance Gala committee at their Newbury Street location on Friday morning, September 7.  The committee came...

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Hill Businesses Gear Up for Fall

September 14, 2018
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Hill Businesses Gear Up for Fall

With autumn upon us, many Beacon Hill stores are gearing up for the season. Jack Gurnon, owner of Charles Street Supply, a hardware store located at 54 Charles St.,...

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Frances Appleton Pedestrian Bridge Across Storrow Opens to the Public

September 14, 2018
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The $12.5 million Frances Appleton Pedestrian Bridge – a 230-foot-long, steel arch span that links Beacon Hill/Charles Circle to the Charles River Esplanade – is now open to the...

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Beacon Hill Civic Association Community Corner

September 14, 2018
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New DOT data after the re-opening of the Longfellow Bridge On September 6th, the Massachusetts Department of Transportation held a public meeting to present data now that the Longfellow...

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Michael Grogan Elected to Beacon Hill Village Board

September 14, 2018
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Michael P. Grogan, who moved his business, Grogan & Company, to 20 Charles Street in 2013, is nationally recognized for his skills in appraising and auctioning heirloom furnishings and...

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Students are Invited to Apply for City’s Exam Schools

September 14, 2018
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The Boston Public Schools (BPS) will offer the Independent School Entrance Examination (ISEE) for admission to the city’s three examination schools on Saturday, Nov. 3, at 8 a.m. Testing...

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BHAC Agenda

September 14, 2018
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The Beacon Hill Architectural Commission (BHAC) will hold its monthly public hearing on Thursday, September 20, 2018 at 5 p.m.in Boston City Hall at Piemonte Room on the 5th...

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Police Briefs 09-11-2018

September 14, 2018
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Beacon Hill Beat Burglary – Residential  08/29/18 – A Lime Street resident reported an unknown male suspect caught on a neighbor’s video camera throwing a brick through the glass...

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Global Leaders Dither While Disease Races to Latin America

September 14, 2018
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You’re nearly twice as likely to die from colon cancer living in a Latin American country than you are living in the United States. Global health leaders are trying...

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Happy Rosh Hashanah

September 14, 2018
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We join the community in wishing our friends and neighbors of the Jewish faith a happy and healthy New Year. Rosh Hashanah began Sunday night at Jewish places of...

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Obituaries 09-11-2018

September 14, 2018
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Denise C. Rollinson Sassower Emergency medicine physician, nutritionist and fitness enthusiast Denise C. Rollinson Sassower, MD, passed away suddenly and unexpectedly on July 19. For 24 years, she was...

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Women’s Forum Opens Sixth Season on Sept. 11

September 10, 2018
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Women’s Forum Opens Sixth Season on Sept. 11

A new social phenomenon appeared on the Boston scene in 2013: the Beacon Hill Women’s Forum (BHWF). Many wondered, at the time, some dismissively, “What can it possibly be?”...

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Boston Voters Back Pressley; Hill Voters Support Zakim

September 10, 2018
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Like voters throughout the 7th Congressional district, Boston showed its support for Ayanna Pressley who unseated 10-term incumbent U.S. Rep. Michael Capuano in Tuesday’s upset victory in the Democratic...

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Charles River Bistro Celebrates Five Years along the Charles River Lagoon

September 10, 2018
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This year, Boston’s beloved, Charles River Bistro, located on the banks of the Charles River Lagoon, celebrates its 5th anniversary. Under the leadership of owner, Chris Sinclair, The Bistro...

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