Bina Farm Fundraiser

November 16, 2017
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Bina Farm Fundraiser

Bina Farm held their annual gala at the Ritz Carlton on Nov. 4. The fundraiser is to continue the work of equine therapy and care of the horses. Shown are Teen Ambassadors Front: Lillian Ellmore and Paris Arffa Back: Rebecca Snow, Anika Ruberti and Paris Noble.

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CRWA Gala

November 16, 2017
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CRWA Gala

At the Champion of the Charles Gala hosted by the Charles River Watershed Association(CRWA) that was held on Nov. 2, are from left Tani Marinovich, CRWA director of philanthropy, with Champions of the Charles host committee members Greta Meszoely and Sharon Malt.

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Tremont St Building to Remain Same Height

November 16, 2017
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By Beth Treffeisen After plans to convert the five-story building at 171 Tremont St. to a 13-story residential luxury condominium tower failed to come to fruition, the developers, Panoramic Properties, decided to sell the project site to Emerson College on Nov. 6 for $24...

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Esplanade Association Welcomes New Executive Director

November 16, 2017
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By Beth Treffeisen The Esplanade Association announced late last week the selection of Michael J. Nichols, of Boston, as the organization’s new Executive Director. Nichols, an experienced public servant,...

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BHCA Community Corner

November 16, 2017
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by Suzanne Besser, BHCA Presidenth A Point of View: Thriving public schools enrich our neighborhoods by Bruce Kiernan and Alyson Lindsey Our nearby Boston Public Schools deliver academic results...

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Getting Framed in the Public Garden

November 16, 2017
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If you are taking walk through the Public Garden, step into one of three, life-sized frames installed for you to take a picture. The frames were recently installed by...

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Horsing Around at the Ritz Gala to Benefit Bina Farm

November 16, 2017
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Celebrating the transformative power of equine therapy, Bina Farm Center held its annual gala to benefit scholarships for participants and to help care for the therapy horses. Held at...

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Charles River Watershed Association Hosts Largest Champions of the Charles Gala to Date

November 16, 2017
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Charles River Watershed Association (CRWA), the leading science and advocacy organization protecting the Charles River and its watershed, honored the Museum of Science at its Champions of the Charles...

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Hill Voters Help Re-Elect Walsh for Second Term

November 16, 2017
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By Dan Murphy Like voters citywide, Beacon Hill turned out to support the incumbent Mayor Martin J. Walsh for a second term over his challenger City Councilor Tito Jackson...

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Storrow Drive Closures for Nov 18 Listed

November 16, 2017
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MassDOT’s contractor, White-Skanska-Consigli (WSC), will continue erecting elements of the new Frances “Fanny” Appleton Bridge on Saturday, November 18. The work will require lane and full closures in the...

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Police Briefs 11-14-2017

November 16, 2017
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Beacon Hill Beat From Boston Police Area A-1 Larceny – Shoplifting 10/31/17 – A Boylston Street boutique reported an unknown male suspect stole a light-blue scarf at about 5...

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The Person You Have to Fear is the Guy Next Door with a Gun

November 16, 2017
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The mass-shooting that took place in a church in a rural Texas town Sunday morning follows what has become an all-too-familiar pattern in our nation these days: An unhappy...

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Obituaries 11-14-2017

November 16, 2017
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Anne Woolf dies at 94, very active at Beacon Hill Village Anne Woolf passed away peacefully on October 26 at the Christopher House in Worcester, Massachusetts surrounded by her...

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St Cecilia Celebrates Father John’s 25th Year

November 10, 2017
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St Cecilia Celebrates Father John’s 25th Year

Father John Unni with Noel Christopher (8), Jack Kelly (8), Hal Tailor (4), Quinn Taylor (8) enjoying the event which honored Father John on his 25th year as a...

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DCR Unveils Final Design for Esplanade Riverfront Pavilion

November 10, 2017
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By Dan Murphy The Department of Conservation and Recreation and its development team unveiled the design for the proposed Esplanade Riverfront Pavilion at the third and final public meeting...

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Downtown View:Thanks for the Memories

November 10, 2017
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By Karen Cord Taylor Dear Readers, U.S. Representative Niki Tsongas is retiring. Harvard President Drew Faust and Liberian President Ellen Johnson Sirleaf also are doing so. I’m following their...

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BHCA Community Corner

November 10, 2017
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By Suzanne Besser, BHCA President An Evening at 74 A celebration of music, performance, artisan food, Beacon Hill artistic heritage and the sense of community will take place on...

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Boston’s Christmas Tree Arrives on Nov 21

November 10, 2017
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The annual gift of an evergreen Christmas tree from Nova Scotia will arrive by police escort at Boston Common on Tuesday, Nov. 21. This year commemorates 100 years of...

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Small Wireless Antennas are Causing A Stir in Neighborhoods Across Boston

November 10, 2017
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By Beth Treffeisen Popping up across the city, small antennas attached to streetlights, utility poles, traffic lights and on the sides of buildings are causing some concern among residents...

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Appleton Pedestrian Bridge Comes Closer to Completion

November 10, 2017
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By Dan Murphy Construction is one step closer to completion on the $12.5-million Frances “Fanny” Appleton Pedestrian Bridge with the recent installation of a soaring arch over Storrow Drive....

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Ann Beha,Distinguished Boston Architect and Historic Preservationist, to Speak at BHWF

November 10, 2017
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By Amy Tsurumi It is hard to believe that the Liberty Hotel, a popular Beacon Hill landmark, was once an overcrowded prison facility notorious for its appalling conditions.  Its...

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BHCA Zoning Agenda

November 10, 2017
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The Zoning and Licensing Committee of the Beacon Hill Civic Association will meet on Wednesday, November 8 at 7:00 p.m. at 74 Joy Street. All meetings are open to...

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Police Briefs 11-07-2017

November 10, 2017
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Beacon Hill Beat From Boston Police Area A-1 Larceny from a Motor Vehicle 10/27/17 – A victim reported she parked her 2005 Honda CRV at Charles and Mt. Vernon...

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Building A Future for All of Us

November 10, 2017
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By Mayor Marty Walsh I’m lucky to call Boston home. My parents immigrated here with little more than their hope for a better life. They raised me in Dorchester,...

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