Hill House Pancake Breakfast

September 22, 2016
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Hill House Pancake Breakfast

Maddie Schmieg, Taylor Hauff, Charlie and Amelia Perkins, and Lele and Tattie Gibbs at the Hill House Pancake Breakfast on Sunday, Sept. 18. The annual breakfast is a way for the Hill House to give back to the community, which supports the institution wholeheartedly. The Hill House also used the event to let the community...

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He Ain’t Heavy

September 22, 2016
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He Ain’t Heavy

Not to be missed is the annual dog show sponsored by the Common Canine, a sub group of the Friends of the Public Garden. Prizes were awarded for such distinctions as smallest, biggest, friendliest and best trick. Left, Ana and her dog Seychellois won for...

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Mean Homeless Age in A-1 is 42

September 22, 2016
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By Dan Murphy In a recent census conducted by the Boston Police of the overnight homeless population in Area A-1 during the summer months, the mean age of those interviewed was approximately 42 years old. Between Aug. 24 and 26, officers under the supervision...

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King’s Chapel Lectures to Examine Islam

September 22, 2016
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King’s Chapel, through its Adult Religious Education Committee, will sponsor three free evening lectures in October called “Islam beyond the Stereotypes.” This program is offered to interested neighbors as...

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Downtown View:How to Succeed in Downtown Boston

September 22, 2016
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By Karen Cord Taylor You moved in a couple of weeks ago. Welcome. You’ll love it here. You can walk to everything—work, concerts, shopping, the dentist, the river, the...

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Pres Debate Gathering at Lala Rokh

September 22, 2016
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Babak Bina, owner of Beacon Hill restaurants Lala Rokh and BIN 26, has an entertaining way for residents to prepare in the hours leading up to the Presidential Debate....

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MassDOT Unveils Latest Plans for N Washington St Bridge

September 22, 2016
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By Dan Murphy The Massachusetts Department of Transportation (MassDOT) has unveiled the latest plans for the new North Washington Street Bridge. Miguel Rosales, president and founder of Boston-based Rosales...

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BPMA to Hold Harvest Festival on Oct 20

September 22, 2016
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On Thursday, October 20, the not-for-profit Boston Public Market Association (BPMA) will hold its first annual Harvest Party, a special night for friends and fans of the city’s local...

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Second Hackathon Event to take Place,October 1 as Part of HUBweek

September 22, 2016
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The Girl Hackathon, a program founded by Beacon Hill residents to spark a lifelong interest for girls in technology, is hosting its second program at MassChallenge as part of...

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Kate Bell at Home as Councilor Zakim’s New Neighborhood Liaison

September 22, 2016
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By Dan Murphy When she assumed the role of City Councilor Josh Zakim’s neighborhood liaison in July, Kate Bell admits her previous exposure to Beacon Hill and the Back...

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Police Briefs 09-20-2016

September 22, 2016
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BEACON HILL BEAT From Boston Police Area A-1 Larceny – Shoplifting 09/07/16 – At about 7:19 p.m., a Charles Street boutique store-clerk reported two unknown suspects – a male...

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Letters to the Editor

September 22, 2016
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New students arriving Dear Editor: It is fall on Beacon Hill and time to welcome new residents with some important reminders!  75% of all rental apartments in Boston change hands in...

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Fall Is Here — Make the Most of It

September 22, 2016
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Although those of us who are fortunate to live near the coast may choose the summer as our favorite time of year, fall is the top choice of many...

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At BHWF on Tuesday, Sept 13

September 15, 2016
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At BHWF on Tuesday, Sept 13

From left: Award-winning newswomen Jadiann Thompson, Emily Rooney and Margery Eagan – each at a different stage of their storied careers – will share their perspectives on life &...

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Meeting Held on Improving North Station Transportation

September 15, 2016
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By Dan Murphy The city held a second public meeting at the West End Museum on Wednesday to discuss its “action plan” that intends to improve various modes of...

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BHCA Zoning Votes Not to Oppose Sale or Transfer of Simmons Liquor

September 15, 2016
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By Dan Murphy Despite neighbors raising serious concerns about the current operation, the Beacon Hill Civic Association Zoning and Licensing Committee voted not to oppose the sale of Simmons...

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Downtown View:Can O’Malley Cut It?

September 15, 2016
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By Karen Cord Taylor Forty-year-old Faneuil Hall Marketplace has recently had a tough time, especially since the New York-based Ashkenazy Acquisition Corporation took over the ground lease and became...

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‘Public’ Pianos Coming to the Hill

September 15, 2016
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Between Sept. 23 and Oct. 10, the sight and sounds of passersby tickling the ivories will be commonplace on Beacon Hill with the installation of two “public” pianos. The...

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A Distinguished New Neighbor:Cross Takes Over Consul’s Role,Residence in Beacon Hill

September 15, 2016
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By Cary Shuman Harriet Cross, a career diplomat with extensive experience in international relations, is the new British Consul General of Boston and New England. Mrs. Cross began her...

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Pop-Up Farmers Market at the Fall HillFest

September 15, 2016
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By Suzanne Besser No need for Beacon Hillers to trek their way up and down a grocery aisle this weekend. Instead, they can make their way to Mt Vernon...

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Biergarten, Farmers Market, Family Activities at Fall HillFest

September 15, 2016
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By Suzanne Besser This Sunday, September 18, marks the fifteenth year the Beacon Hill Civic Association has welcomed residents back to the Hill by throwing a block party on...

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Thursday’s Primary Results are Posted

September 15, 2016
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By Beth Treffeisen Last Thursday, Massachusetts voters cast their ballots in the state primaries. Due to the Labor Day holiday, the election was held later in the week, landing...

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‘Awakening to Joy’ Class Set at First Church Boston

September 15, 2016
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First Church Boston is offering a class “Awakening to Joy” beginning on Tuesday, October 11 from 6:30 – 8 pm.  It will be presented by H. Constance Hill, author,...

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Police Briefs 09-13-2016

September 15, 2016
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Beacon Hill Beat From Boston Police Area A-1 Larceny from Motor Vehicle 09/04/16 – A victim reported he left his 2007 Toyota Camry parked on Mt. Vernon Street at...

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