Sledding Is Not Just for Kids

February 17, 2017
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Sledding Is Not Just for Kids

Romeo, Sloane and Kim Furmonavicius ride together in style in the Common on Friday afternoon.

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Four Female Councilors Embark on Study,Meeting Series on Early Ed,Childcare Here

February 17, 2017
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By Seth Daniel While there is frequently a lot of emphasis on public schools and private schools, and where parents will send their school-age children, not much attention has been paid to policies surrounding and even more critical time in a child’s life –...

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Zakim Appointed to Chair Committee on Civil Rights

February 17, 2017
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By Beth Treffeisen The Boston City Council voted to unanimously re-establish the Special Committee on Civil Rights, at the hearing this past Wednesday, February 8. City Councilor Josh Zakim of District 8 will chair the new special committee. He has previously chaired the discontinued...

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Downtown View:The Pitfalls of Symbols

February 17, 2017
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Super Bowl fever brought up the topic of sports design. Surely you have noticed the Super Bowl trophy. Once in awhile someone mentions its shape, but not much. Apparently...

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BHCA Community Corner

February 17, 2017
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BHCA urges residents to attend today’s hearing The BHCA believes it is important that all accessibility improvements to pedestrian intersection ramps comply with both the Americans with Disabilities Act...

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Handmade Jewelry Store Opens on Charles Street

February 17, 2017
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By Dan Murphy Rebekah Brooks Jewelry has opened a third retail location at 96 Charles St., offering the store owner’s custom line, alongside a selection of engagement and wedding...

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Zakim and Locals Host Rally in Support of HAIS National Day of Action for Refugees

February 17, 2017
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By Beth Treffeisen This past Sunday, over a hundred people came together to join City Councilor Josh Zakim and community allies across the region for a rally in support...

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BPL Offers Online Lottery to Wed in the Copley Square Courtyard

February 17, 2017
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By Dan Murphy The Boston Public Library is now offering an online lottery for six couples to exchange vows in its iconic Italianate courtyard at the Central Library in...

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Police Briefs 02-14-2017

February 17, 2017
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Beacon Hill Beat From Boston Police Area A-1 Burglary 02/02/17 – A victim reported unknown person(s) stole a purse, U.S. currency, a pair sunglasses and clothing from her Cordis...

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Letter to the Editor

February 17, 2017
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Beacon Hill Friends House supports ‘Black Lives Matter’ movement Dear Editor The residents of the Beacon Hill Friends House would like to publicly share our support for “Black Lives...

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Hill Moms Have Night In

February 10, 2017
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Hill Moms Have Night In

The Beacon Hill Women’s Forum Mom’s Group gathered at Sarah Papajohn’s home on Jan. 31 for “Mom’s Night In.” Pictured top left to right: Jennifer Gifford, Brittany Seymour, Sandra...

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Dr.Atul Gawande Headlines Beacon Hill Village’s 15th Year Celebration

February 10, 2017
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Dr.Atul Gawande Headlines Beacon Hill Village’s 15th Year Celebration

By Suzanne Besser Dr. Atul Gawande, whose life-affirming and important book ‘Being Mortal: Medicine and What Matters in the End’ challenges readers to think about how they can transform...

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Sidewalk Ramp Court Case Set for Feb 14

February 10, 2017
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By Dan Murphy A judge will hear an argument against a summary judgment that could potentially allow the city to resume installing ADA-compliant ramps on Beacon Hill at the...

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Downtown View:Thinking About Taxis

February 10, 2017
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By Karen Cord Taylor It’s oppressive. You can’t get away from the Trump chaos. Everyone talks about it. Walk down the street, meet a friend. Immediately they bring it...

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Torit Montessori Students Perform Greek Mythology Play

February 10, 2017
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Torit Montessori School students performed a four-act Greek mythology play for parents in early February, the culmination of weeks of preparation and planning. Through their study of ancient Greece...

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Beacon Hill Offers Romantic Options for Valentine’s Day

February 10, 2017
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With Valentine’s Day fast approaching, couples can enjoy a romantic evening without straying far from Beacon Hill. Couples can begin the night with cocktails at the Taj Boston or...

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Boston City Councilor Tito Jackson Calls for Sanctuary Public Schools

February 10, 2017
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By Beth Treffeisen Mayoral candidate and Boston City Councilor Tito Jackson called for a hearing on a resolution to affirm sanctuary schools in the Boston Public School (BPS) system...

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Police Briefs 02-07-2017

February 10, 2017
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Beacon Hill Beat From Boston Police Area A-1 Larceny from Motor Vehicle 01/29/17  – The Victim reported he parked his 2014 Toyota Sienna at Charles and Pinckney streets between...

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Patriots Parade 2017

February 8, 2017
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Patriots Parade 2017

Patriots Victory Parade, photos by Joseph Prezioso and Katy Rogers.

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WECA Makes Donation

February 3, 2017
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WECA Makes Donation

On Tuesday, Jan. 10, the West End Civic Association (WECA) presented its annual donation to Christopher’s Haven, One Emerson Place. WECA President Susann Benoit, joined by John Wilson, WECA...

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Boston City Council Passes Resolution in Support of the Equality Act

February 3, 2017
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By Beth Treffeisen The Boston City Council passed a resolution in support of amending the Civil Rights Act to be more inclusive on the issue gender identity and sexual...

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Lots of History as BHCA Gala Celebrates 45th Anniversary on Saturday

February 3, 2017
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By Suzanne Besser In 1972 the Beacon Hill Civic Association, looking for a way to celebrate its 50th anniversary, opted to invite the entire community to a black tie...

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Downtown View:A Recipe for Cooking

February 3, 2017
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By Karen Cord Taylor Take one old hot dog factory. Add two big kitchens, eight convection ovens, 12 food truck spaces, several 15-gallon mixers, a frying pan logo, a...

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Winthrop Square Project Updates Listed

February 3, 2017
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MassDEP requires project to have an Environmental Impact Report to include shadows After reviewing the Environmental Notification Form the Massachusetts Environmental Policy Act  (MEPA) is requiring the developers, Millennium...

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