Sales Center Offers Prospective Buyers Preview of Archer Residences

August 16, 2018
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Sales Center Offers Prospective Buyers Preview of Archer Residences

While Archer Residences won’t open for occupancy for another 18 months, prospective buyers can now preview the finished product at its Sales Center at 20 Ashburton Place. Boston-based Center Court Mass LLC, is currently converting the Hiriaam J. Archer and Frank J. Donahue buildings at Temple and Derne streets, which were previously owned and...

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Beacon Hotel & Bistro Seeking Capital Partner

August 16, 2018
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The Beacon Hill Hotel & Bistro is currently seeking a capital partner “to continue making improvements and to take this unique boutique hotel to its highest potential,” according to Tom Palmer, a representative for its owner, Boston-based Saunders Hotel Group. In a statement, Palmer...

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Beacon Hill Civic Association Community Corner

August 16, 2018
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The Beacon Hill Civic Association has various committees that focus on a targeted range of issues and initiatives aligning with the BHCA mission. Committee chairs volunteer their time and share their expertise to implement plans that relate to the goals of the organization for...

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Hill Resident Named Second-Place Winner in Mayor’s Garden Contest

August 16, 2018
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At a reception on the Public Garden Tuesday evening, Beacon Hill resident Miguel Rosales took home second prize in the Shade Garden category of Mayor Martin Walsh’s 2018 Garden...

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Capuano and Pressley Debate in 7th Congressional as the Democratic Primary Approaches on Sept 4

August 16, 2018
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With the Democratic primary coming up on Sept. 4, Congressman Mike Capuano and Boston City Councilor Ayanna Pressley discussed the issues of transportation and housing, among others, in the...

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IBEW Local 103 Endorses Zakim for Secretary of State

August 16, 2018
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The International Brotherhood of Electrical Workers (IBEW) Local 103 has announced its endorsement of Josh Zakim for Massachusetts Secretary of State. IBEW 103 represents over 8,000 workers and thousands...

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Esplanade Association to Host Annual Moondance Gala in September

August 16, 2018
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The 2018 Moondance Gala to benefit the Esplanade Association, takes place on Saturday, Sept. 15, on the banks of the Charles River. Cocktails are at 6:30 p.m., before dinner and an...

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MBTA Blue Line Breaks Down for Second Time in Less than Two Weeks

August 16, 2018
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Last Thursday morning for about four hours, there was absolute pandemonium for Blue Line commuters. For the second time in less than two weeks an MBTA Blue Line train...

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Police Briefs 08-14-2018

August 16, 2018
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Beacon Hill Beat Vandalism – Larceny from a Motor Vehicle 07/28/18 – The victim reported she parked her 2011 Honda CR-V at Garden and Phillips streets at about 6...

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EPA is Right to Applaud Oil and Natural Gas Companies

August 16, 2018
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The Environmental Protection Agency recently released a much-anticipated report on greenhouse gas emissions. It contains some great news. Between 2015 and 2016 — the last year measured — U.S....

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Summertime — and the Livin’ Is Easy

August 16, 2018
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With this past week’s high temperatures and high humidity, those of us who work and live in air conditioned buildings have had a lot to be thankful for. Even...

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Charles Street Building Housing Beacon Hill Pub Sells for Nearly $5.4 Million

August 10, 2018
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Charles Street Building Housing Beacon Hill Pub Sells for Nearly $5.4 Million

A local investment firm has purchased the building housing the Beacon Hill Pub for $5,543,500 million, according to records on file with the Suffolk County Registry of Deeds. Besides...

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Boston City Council and Residents Want Hospitals, Universities to Pay Their Fair Share

August 10, 2018
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The City Council Committee on Ways and Means held a hearing on August 2 regarding the Payment in Lieu of Tax (PILOT) program. Through this program, which is in...

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MassDOT Announces Longfellow Lane Closure

August 10, 2018
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MassDOT will close a single lane on the inbound roadway of the Longfellow Bridge overnight  through Friday, August 10, from 9:00 p.m. each night to 5:00 a.m. the following...

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Beacon Hill Civic Association Community Corner

August 10, 2018
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Trash and Recycling 101 With so many new residents moving into the neighborhood and others soon to return from a long summer away, the Beacon Hill Civic Association wants...

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Night Shift’s Owl’s Nest Beer Garden Opens on Esplanade

August 10, 2018
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Thursday marked the grand opening of the first seasonal beer garden on the Charles River Esplanade. Everett-based Night Shift Brewing is now operating the Owl’s Nest beer garden in...

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Hill House Launches First-Ever, Citywide NFL Flag Football League Next Month

August 10, 2018
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Young football fans can now enjoy the fun and excitement of America’s favorite sport starting this fall with Hill House’s launch of the city’s first NFL FLAG football league.        ...

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Charlie Thomas’ Drifters to Be Playing at City Hall Plaza August 15

August 10, 2018
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Timeless R&B classics return to City Hall Plaza with Charlie Thomas’s Drifters at the Dorothy Curran Wednesday Night Concert Series on August 15 at 7 p.m. The series is...

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Chestnut Street Resident Runs Falmouth Road Race to Fight Cancer and Honor Late Friend

August 10, 2018
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When Ally Colton participates in her second Falmouth Road Race on Sunday, Aug. 19, the 25-year-old Chestnut Street resident will not only be running to raise funds for cancer...

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Boston Children’s Festival Comes to Franklin Park Aug 21

August 10, 2018
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Mayor Martin J. Walsh and the Boston Parks and Recreation Department are proud to present the 2018 ParkARTS Boston Children’s Festival on Tuesday, August 21, at Franklin Park in...

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Otis House Lecture Series Recalls Dining in Victorian Boston

August 10, 2018
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Explore the history of drinking and dining in Victorian Boston on Tuesday evenings in August at Otis House. Come early for a reception in the courtyard. On Aug. 7,...

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Deal Struck on Beacon Hill to Tax Short-Term Rentals

August 10, 2018
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Last week Massachusetts lawmakers struck a deal that would extend the state’s hotel tax to Airbnb units and other short term rentals. Rep. Aaron Michlewitz, who led the charge...

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Business Association Introduces Custom, Reusable Shopping Bags

August 10, 2018
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The Beacon Hill Business Association has introduced custom, reusable, multi-use shopping bags that besides being “green,” also come with special perks from local businesses. The bags are adorned with...

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National Grid Open to Negotiations

August 10, 2018
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At National Grid, we’re industry leaders in the clean energy transition. We take seriously our responsibility to help solve major energy challenges, while meeting our customers’ evolving expectations and...

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