Beacon Hill Leaders Supporting Tolman for Attorney General Post

August 26, 2014
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Beacon Hill Leaders Supporting Tolman for Attorney General Post

State Rep. Jay Livingstone (D-Boston) and former State Rep. Paul Demakis announced their endorsements of Warren Tolman to be the next Massachusetts attorney general. Livingstone and Demakis joined Tolman at the Paramount Restaurant, where Tolman met with Beacon Hill-area voters during Tolman’s three-day Boston Tour. “Warren Tolman has earned my support because he has...

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A New Trail to Follow

August 26, 2014
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I love it when one person decides to do a good deed for the rest of us just because he or she is interested in a topic. Vincent Licenziato, 64, of Phillips Street on Beacon Hill, decided to celebrate art, social justice and education...

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Storrow Drive Roadwork Going On

August 26, 2014
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Through Thursday, August 28 from 9:30 AM to 3 PM, the Storrow Drive EB off-ramp at Fenway will be closed for Rapid set concrete repairs. Additional eastbound left lane closures will take place on those same days as needed at Commonwealth Avenue from 7...

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BHCA Zoning & Licensing to Meet

August 26, 2014
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On Wednesday, August 27th, the Beacon Hill Civic Association’s Zoning & Licensing Committee will hold a meeting to discuss the proposed change of occupancy at 62-66 Charles Street to...

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More Open Space Is Now On the Way

August 26, 2014
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Gov. Deval Patrick has signed into law state legislation that will allow the Massachusetts Eye and Ear Infirmary (MEEI) to expand its Boston campus while restoring public parkland in...

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Local Volunteers For HOTC

August 26, 2014
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Interested in volunteering at the Head of The Charles Regatta (HOTC) this fall? The Beacon Hill Civic Association Young Friends will be staffing the awards table on Saturday, October...

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BHAC Determinations

August 26, 2014
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The Beacon Hill Architectural Commission held a public hearing: on Thursday, August 21.  The following determinatiuons were voted on Application 14.1321 BH 42 Mount Vernon Street (continued review) APPROVED...

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ALS Bucket Challenge

August 25, 2014
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ALS Bucket Challenge

Mass. Eye and Ear’s ENT clinical team, including Dr. Allan Goldstein, took the ALS Ice Bucket Challenge on Friday, Aug. 8, in front of the hospital. Their heads may...

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Remembering Williams

August 25, 2014
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Remembering Williams

Fans erected a makeshift tribute to Robin Williams on a bench in the Public Garden last week, following his tragic death on Monday, Aug. 11. Williams acted in a...

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How High Is Our Status?

August 25, 2014
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Karen is taking her first break since beginning to write in this space. She is offering some of her most remarked-upon columns for you to enjoy again. How high...

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Lawsuit Filed On Sidewalk Ramps

August 25, 2014
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As Mayor Martin J. Walsh moved forward with his plan to bring Beacon Hill sidewalks into compliance with the Adults with Disabilities Act, the Beacon Hill Civic Association (BHCA)...

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Letter to the Editor

August 25, 2014
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‘Let’s keep our eyes on the prize’ Dear Editor: As a 40-plus-year resident, I’ve found most folks walking the Hill aren’t looking intently down. Their eyes are on the...

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Final Phase of Brewer Fountain Plaza Restoration Gets Underway

August 13, 2014
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Final Phase of Brewer Fountain  Plaza Restoration Gets Underway

As the Friends of the Public Garden enters into the second and final phase of its $4 million rehabilitation of Brewer Fountain Plaza, this popular destination on the Boston...

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A Memory for Life

August 13, 2014
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A Memory for Life

Life-long friends Katie Hayward and Alex Fissler have returned from a thrilling month in Tanzania, Africa where they climbed Mt. Kilimanjaro (where, as you can see, it is winter)...

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Mitt a Democrat?

August 13, 2014
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Karen is taking her first break since beginning to write in this space. She is offering some of her most remarked-upon columns for you to enjoy again. Mitt. A...

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Dead Trees Slated to Be Removed

August 13, 2014
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On August 13 and 14, the Boston Parks Department will be removing a dozen dead trees from Beacon Hill, on Charles, Chestnut, Irving, Mt. Vernon, Myrtle, and West Cedar...

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Two Residents Graduate From MGH Institute

August 13, 2014
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Two Beacon Hill residents were among the 535 students who graduated from MGH Institute of Health Professions, Boston’s health sciences graduate school. The Class of 2014, with students from...

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Letter to the Editor

August 13, 2014
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For Mayor Walsh and Planning and Public Works colleagues; Dear Editor: This note enlarges on a letter I sent to the Mayor several months ago. I am a neighbor...

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Hill Doctor Awarded Research Sabbatical Award from Research to Prevent Blindness

August 8, 2014
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Hill Doctor Awarded Research Sabbatical Award from Research to Prevent Blindness

Michael Gilmore, Ph.D., a resident of Beacon Hill, was recently awarded a $50,000 Research Sabbatical Award from Research to Prevent Blindness (RPB). This award will enable Dr. Gilmore to...

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Eliot Memorial Re-opening

August 8, 2014
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Eliot Memorial Re-opening

Gov. Deval Patrick, flanked by other state officials and Esplanade Association representatives, cuts the ribbon on the newly renovated Charles Eliot Memorial on the Charles River Esplanade.

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Downtown View: A month in the country

August 8, 2014
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(first published in August 2013) For the first time since I was 18 years old, I have spent a month in the country. And what a beautiful country it...

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BHCA Retains Legal Counsel to Help Fight Sidewalk Ramps

August 8, 2014
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The Beacon Hill Civic Association (BHCA) has retained legal counsel concerning Mayor Martin J. Walsh’s plan to bring neighborhood sidewalks into compliance with the Adults with Disabilities Act. “I’m...

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BHCA Zoning & Licensing Comm.: Meeting Cancelled for August

August 8, 2014
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The Beacon Hill Civic Association’s Zoning & Licensing Committee will not be meeting during the month of August. The next meeting is scheduled for Wednesday, September 3, 2014.

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Shame on You Frank Manning

August 8, 2014
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Dear Editor: I was outraged, appalled, and saddened, after reading your 19 July Letter to the Editor about accessibility ramps that will be installed on Beacon Hill sidewalks. Outraged...

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