Public Invited to King’s Chapel Parish House

September 21, 2017
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Public Invited to King’s Chapel Parish House

By Amelia Nugent King’s Chapel has stood at the foot of Beacon Hill since the 1600s. Its parishioners have participated in the Beacon Hill Civic Association’s Fall HillFest, with a table offering face painting, bubble jars and King’s Chapel crowns for the young and young at heart, as long as it has been going...

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Not So Tall

September 21, 2017
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By Beth Treffeisen The developers behind the proposed Winthrop Square Tower that has caused controversy over the new shadows it would create over the historic parks downtown, has lowered the height from 775 feet to just above 700 feet to comply with the Federal...

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Bauman Marathon Bombing Story, A Focus on Recovery and Overcoming

September 21, 2017
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By Cary Shuman The stars were out at the Spaulding Rehabilitation Hospital in Charlestown Tuesday night for the Boston movie premiere of “Stronger,” the inspiring true story of Jeff Bauman, who was injured in the 2013 Boston Marathon Bombings in the Back Bay. Bauman...

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BHCA Community Corner

September 21, 2017
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James Cassidy, a seasonal laborer with the Boston Public Works Department, received a round of applause from the Beacon Hill Civic Association Streets and Sidewalks Committee last week. “We...

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Downtown View:September

September 21, 2017
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By Karen Cord Taylor For the past three weeks everyone has been busy. Neighborhood organizations are throwing welcome-back parties and holding meetings, confident that people are back in town....

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Boston City Council News and Notes

September 21, 2017
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Council supports Home Rule Petition to allow Mayoral   appointments The Boston City Council on Wednesday, September 13, voted to pass the Home Rule Petition, which will give Mayor Martin...

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Julia Powell Addresses the Crowd at Beacon Hill Women’s Forum Season Opening

September 21, 2017
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By Amy Tsurumi The Beacon Hill Women’s Forum welcomed back neighbors to its fifth season on September 12 at the Hampshire House.  The main room was overflowing with members...

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Church of the Covenant Continues Work to Preserve Tiffany Windows

September 21, 2017
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At the corner of Newbury and Berkley Streets in the Back Bay, one of Boston’s best-kept secrets  is found within the walls of the Church of the Covenant. Known...

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Esplanade Supporters Enjoy A Special ‘Breakfast at Tiffany’s’ Celebration

September 21, 2017
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Tiffany’s & Co. hosted a “Breakfast at Tiffany’s” celebration for the Esplanade Association’s Moondance Gala committee at their Newbury Street location on Wednesday morning, September 13th.  The committee came...

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Police Briefs 09-19-2017

September 21, 2017
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Beacon Hill Beat From Boston Police Area A-1 Larceny 09/17/17- At around 6:30 p.m., a victim reported her UPS delivery package containing a pair of shoes was stolen from...

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When Will We Be Next?

September 21, 2017
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The superstorm hurricanes of the past two weeks, Harvey and Irma, that have ravaged the southern part of our country, have made us all aware of two things. First,...

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Beacon Hill Women’s Forum Executive Board

September 13, 2017
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Beacon Hill Women’s Forum Executive Board

The Beacon Hill Women’s Forum Executive Board meets on President Sandra Gilpatrick’s deck in preparation for tonight’s forum at the Hampshire House at 6 p.m. Pictured, left to right,...

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Artist Julia Powell to Kick-Start BHWF’s Fifth Season

September 13, 2017
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By Amy Tsurumi The opening event of the fifth season of the Beacon Hill Women’s Forum (BHWF), “Artist on the Rise with Julia S. Powell,” will take place on...

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MGH Marks Recovery Month with Education Series Events

September 13, 2017
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Massachusetts General Hospital (MGH) will join millions of people across America in recognizing National Recovery Month. Led by the MGH Substance Use Disorders Initiative (SUDs) – a group devoted...

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King’s Chapel to Honor Rev Scovel

September 13, 2017
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The Reverend Carl Scovel was the admired – let’s say beloved – minister of King’s Chapel for 32 years, beginning in 1967. He was a part of the Beacon...

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Downtown View:Ingredients for A Successful City

September 13, 2017
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By Karen Cord Taylor What makes small cities successful? I’ve asked that question as I’ve gotten to know Portsmouth, New Hampshire, over a couple of visits. If you’ve not...

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BHCA Community Corner

September 13, 2017
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Crosswalks newly painted Concerned that lack of maintenance of the crosswalks at the intersections of Beacon Hill streets and Cambridge Street was an important safety issue that needed to...

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Welcome Back Section

September 13, 2017
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Welcome back to Beacon Hill As the summer begins to turn into autumn Beacon Hill residents are gearing for another packed-filled season. To make sure that nobody on the...

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Police Briefs 09-12-2017

September 13, 2017
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Beacon Hill Beat Vandalism 09/03/17 – A victim parked her 2015 Chevrolet Cruze on Charles Street on Sept. 2 at around 11 p.m., but when she returned the next...

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Letter to the Editor

September 13, 2017
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Commercial speech Dear Editor, We are writing with our concerns about the request by the organizers of Hempfest (the oddly named “Freedom Rally”) for three days of what amounts...

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Obituaries 09-12-2017

September 13, 2017
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Francis Lowell Coolidge Law partner with Ropes & Gray LLP Francis Lowell Coolidge died peacefully on Aug. 31. Mr. Coolidge was born on Aug. 4, 1945, in Waltham, Mass.,...

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Kicking It With New England Revolution

September 7, 2017
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Kicking It With New England Revolution

Local students participating in a soccer clinic with New England Revolution players on the Charlies River Esplanade on Tuesday, Aug. 29.

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Colorful Mural Comes to the Charles River Esplanade

September 7, 2017
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By Beth Treffeisen What was once a dark, graffiti-ridden, sore patch along the beautiful Esplanade is in the midst of being rejuvenated through a colorful, dynamic mural that is...

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Students Return to Boston as Summer Comes to its End

September 7, 2017
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By Beth Treffeisen September 1, for many in the City means it is time to pack up and move into new apartments. Across the downtown neighborhoods of Beacon Hill...

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