Kingsley Montessori Graduation

June 21, 2018
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Kingsley Montessori Graduation

Dorothy Elizabeth Russell and Ceva Gabrielle Stanley embrace and remember some great memories from elementary school during the Kingsley Montessori School graduation on Thursday, June 13, in the Back Bay Events Center. Graduates were encouraged by Kingsley alumnus Max Aboko-Cole, who delivered the alumni address, and is now a student at American University.

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City Council Adopts Amended Short-Term Rental Ordinance:Eliminates Investor Units, Leeway on Owner-Occupants

June 21, 2018
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The Boston City Council voted late Wednesday afternoon to adopt Mayor Martin Walsh’s amended short-term rental ordinance by a vote of 11-2, eliminating the controversial investor units that have been described as “de facto hotels,” but also giving some new leeway to owner-occupants to...

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Emerald Necklace Conservancy to Celebrate 20 Years with Art Exhibition

June 21, 2018
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The Emerald Necklace Conservancy turns 20 this year, and to celebrate, they have proposed a 12-week art exhibition in the parks. This is one of three initiatives the Conservancy is pursuing to honor the anniversary. Exhibition Curator and Project Manager Jen Mergel presented the...

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Beacon Hill Civic Association Community Corner

June 21, 2018
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SUMMER EVENING AT OTIS HOUSE THIS THURSDAY Get your tickets online at www.bhcivic.org or call the BHCA office at 617-227-1922.   The Beacon Hill Civic Association has various committees...

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Charles River Watershed Association Welcomes New Executive Director

June 21, 2018
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The Charles River Watershed Association announced that it has named Emily Norton, who is currently director of the Massachusetts Chapter of the Sierra Club, as CRWA’s new executive director....

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Carvalho Sees His Public Service as Setting Strong Foundation for DA Run

June 21, 2018
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Evandro Carvalho believes his campaign for Suffolk County District Attorney is picking up momentum with just under three months to go before the Democratic primary is held on Sept....

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Police Briefs 06-19-2018

June 21, 2018
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Beacon Hill Beat From Boston Police Area A-1 Assault and Battery 06/03/18 – A Charles Street restaurant worker reported another employee assaulted him at around 4 p.m. The supervisor...

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Residents Lack Access to Primary and Specialty Care

June 21, 2018
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While Massachusetts has led the nation with health care reform, residents of the Commonwealth continue to lack basic access to primary and specialty care across the state. Poor patient...

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Letters to the Editor

June 21, 2018
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My vote in support of Mayor Walsh’s Short Term Rental Ordinance Dear Editor: “Last night, along with many of my colleagues, I attended a ‘Make Boston Affordable!’ community meeting...

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Visiting the Nichols House

June 15, 2018
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Visiting the Nichols House

Patrons of the de Young Museum in San Francisco, including curator Timothy Burgard, far left, visited the Nichols House Museum on June 8. The Nichols House is open to...

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DCR Completes Restoration Work on Mugar Way Sidewalk

June 15, 2018
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DCR Completes Restoration Work on Mugar Way Sidewalk

The Department of Conservation and Recreation recently completed a $140,000 restoration of the David G. Mugar Way sidewalk, according to Commissioner Leo Roy. The work area extends from Beaver...

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Dorothy Arnold’s Paintings at Stephen Score Gallery

June 15, 2018
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Over the last 30 years, at dozens of shows, a lot of smart, art-savvy people have written about the work of Dorothy Arnold. I’m not going to quote them....

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Walking Tour a Treat for Chocolate Lovers

June 15, 2018
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Launching Saturday, June 16, a new, 90-minute walking tour of Beacon Hill will allow guests to indulge their sweet tooth while learning about the history of chocolate. At 3:30...

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Prescott House a Neighborhood Hidden Gem

June 15, 2018
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Overlooking the Boston Common, the William Hickling Prescott House at 55 Beacon St. is not only a time capsule that allows visors to explore Boston’s past, but also unbeknownst...

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Boston Public Library Schedule

June 15, 2018
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Boston Public Library’s Concerts in the Courtyard (www.bpl.org/concerts) series will run through Friday, August 31, bringing a range of free music to one of Boston’s most beautiful spaces during...

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Electrical Workers Local 103 Partners with Red Sox for Charitable Initiatives

June 15, 2018
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For many years, union electricians from the International Brotherhood of Electrical Workers (IBEW) Local 103 have been brightening historic Fenway Park by providing comprehensive electrical services to the Boston Red Sox organization – including the...

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Making History on the Common Again

June 15, 2018
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Despite the pouring rain, more than 500 Boston schoolchildren came to the ninth annual Making History on the Common on Monday, June 4. The kids learned about the rich...

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Michlewitz Backs Zakim for Secretary of State

June 15, 2018
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State Rep. Aaron Michlewitz, who represents the North End, Bay Village, South End and Chinatown,  announced that he is endorsing Josh Zakim in his campaign for the Democratic nomination...

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BCYF to Hold Series of Free Girls Only Events

June 15, 2018
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Boston Centers for Youth & Families (BCYF) invites Boston girls to Girls Nights, a series of free girls-only events throughout the summer.  All activities are designed to bring girls...

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Wintermantel to Have Show at Copley Society

June 15, 2018
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The Copley Society of Art is proud to present Evanescent, a solo show of oil paintings by Copley Master Mikel Wintermantel in the Back Bay Room. This exhibition opens...

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Zakim Wins Democratic Endorsement over Incumbent Galvin in Secretary of State Race

June 15, 2018
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At the Massachusetts Democratic Party Endorsing Convention at Worcester’s DCU Center on June 3, City Councilor Josh Zakim scored a major coup when he received the party’s endorsement over longtime incumbent Bill...

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Frog Pond Spray Pool Opens on June 29

June 15, 2018
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Boston Parks Commissioner Chris Cook and The Skating Club of Boston president Joe Blount are pleased to welcome children and guests to kick off the 2018 summer season as...

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Celebrating Pride in Our Communities

June 15, 2018
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Every June, our communities come together to celebrate Pride Month, a tradition that grows stronger every year. In 1989, Massachusetts became the second state to pass a law prohibiting...

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A Tragedy with a Lesson for All of Us

June 15, 2018
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Most of us probably never heard of Charlotte Fox, who was the first American woman to ascend three, 26,000-foot or higher mountains, including Mt. Everest. Yet she tragically made...

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