Dr Seymour Inspires the Crowd at BHWF

February 21, 2018
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Dr Seymour Inspires the Crowd at BHWF

Beacon Hill Women’s Forum (BHWF) members gathered at the Hampshire House on Tuesday, Feb. 13. The evening program began with Neighborhood Narratives speaker, Jennifer Hill, owner of Blackstone’s of Beacon Hill on Charles Street. The keynote speaker, Dr. Brittany Seymour, assistant professor at Harvard School of Dental Medicine gave a sensational presentation about her...

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Officials React Positively to Sidewalk Settlement

February 21, 2018
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Neighborhood elected officials are responding positively to news of the legal settlement between the city and the Beacon Hill Civic Association (BHCA), which will allow the Public Works Department (PWD) to continue installing ADA-compliant curb-ramps at sidewalks throughout the Historic Beacon Hill District. “I...

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Navigation Apps Bring More Traffic to Previously Quiet Streets

February 21, 2018
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Due to the rapidly growing usage of Google Maps, WAZE and other navigation apps, once-quiet, residential streets on Beacon Hill are now seeing unprecedented increases in traffic as they become common crossovers on the most recommended routes. “Neighbors are struggling to adjust to the...

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Boston City Council Notes

February 21, 2018
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The Boston City Council held a hearing on Feb. 14 at Boston City Hall. The following items were discussed.   Maiden Speech by Kim Janey District 7 Councilor Kim...

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Residents Call for a Ban on Investor Units

February 21, 2018
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Across the city, corporations are buying up residential units, converting them to short-term rentals through Airbnb and other similar online platforms to turn a quick profit and essentially making...

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Beacon Hill Civic Association Community Corner

February 21, 2018
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Street sweeping season is here again! The Street Cleaning Program on Beacon Hill kicks off March 1 and runs until December 31. Along with street sweeping come tow trucks...

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Wedding Announcement:John David Corey and Miguel Angel Rosales Married Jan 19 at the Breakers in Palm Beach

February 21, 2018
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John David Corey is a real estate investor in both Boston and Palm Beach.  He specializes in the historic restoration and renovation of single-family townhouses in Beacon Hill.  He...

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Experience the Wonders of LUZIA! Cirque du Soleil’s Astounding Production Opens in Boston June 27 Under Big Top at Suffolk Downs

February 21, 2018
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Cirque du Soleil is coming to Boston with its delightfully-imaginative and visually-stunning production LUZIA, a waking dream of Mexico. From June 27 – July 29, 2018, audiences are invited...

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Overnight Lane Closures on Storrow Drive Eastbound Through Feb 23

February 21, 2018
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MassDOT will implement overnight lane closures on Storrow Drive eastbound in the vicinity of the Longfellow Bridge through Friday, February 23. Single lane closures will be from 9:00 to...

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Police Briefs 02-20-2018

February 21, 2018
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Beacon Hill Beat From Boston Police Area A-1 Larceny 02/11/18 – A victim reported he was walking in the area of Park Plaza at around 12:10 a.m., when a...

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Protect American Ideas Through Trade

February 21, 2018
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We take for granted that the “ordinary” things we use every day are in fact extraordinary inventions and breakthroughs that took years of investment, work, and commitment to bring...

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The FY19 BPS Budget: Investing in Our Students to Provide A Better Education for All

February 21, 2018
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At the Boston Public Schools, we believe that our budget is a values statement, reflecting our commitment to creating the best schools for all our students. Through the BPS...

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Torit Montessori Students Enjoy Frog Pond Skating

February 14, 2018
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Torit Montessori Students Enjoy Frog Pond Skating

Elementary students at Torit Montessori on Cambridge Street take ice skating lessons at Frog Pond as part of their weekly sports activities, which include skating, swimming, tennis and dance,...

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Agreement Reached On Sidewalk Curb Ramps:City Officials and BHCA Agree on Using More Brick Material

February 14, 2018
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The Beacon Hill Civic Association (BHCA) is pleased to announce a settlement agreement in its litigation with the City of Boston over improvements to sidewalk curb ramps in the...

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Proposed ‘Digital Urban Panels’ Meeting with Strong Opposition

February 14, 2018
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A capacity crowd was on hand at the State Transportation Building on Thursday, Feb. 8, when the Massachusetts Department of Transportation’s (MassDOT) Office of Outdoor Advertising reviewed an application...

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Shadows from 1000 Boylston

February 14, 2018
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A proposed single tower rising from a base podium to be built at 1000 Boylston Street is expected to cast new shadows throughout the nearby neighborhoods, from the Fenway...

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Appreciation:Rev Robert C Day Longtime Head of Advent School

February 14, 2018
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The Rev. Robert Charles Day died peacefully of natural causes on Jan. 23 after living a life of service, teaching and community involvement in Boston and on Martha’s Vineyard....

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Beacon Hill Civic Association Community Corner

February 14, 2018
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The Beacon Hill Civic Association will present the third of its series of Historic Preservation Roundtables on February 20 with a lively and informative panel discussion about Beacon Hill’s...

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Children’s Winter Festival Returns to Common

February 14, 2018
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Mayor Martin J. Walsh and the Boston Parks and Recreation Department will be bringing the annual Children’s Winter Festival to Boston Common in partnership with the Highland Street Foundation...

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BHCA Zoning and Licensing Votes Not to Oppose Local Bistro Proposal

February 14, 2018
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Following the applicant’s fourth appearance before the group, the Beacon Hill Civic Association Zoning and Licensing Committee voted Wednesday not to oppose the Beacon Hill Hotel & Bistro’s plans...

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Children’s Programs Listed at West End Library for February Vacation Week

February 14, 2018
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The following special programs are being offered at teh West End Library at 151 Cambridge St during the February School vacation week: Hansel and Gretel with Boston Lyric Opera...

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New England Watercolor Society Annual Members Show Now Going On

February 14, 2018
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Explore the world of watercolors inside the Guild of Boston Artists gallery on Newbury Street, where the New England Watercolor Society (NEWS) is holding its annual Signature Members Show...

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What Do You Say to Your Children

February 14, 2018
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Children are sponges for knowledge and information.  They are born a virtual blank slate.  They pay attention to everything you say to them.  You are the purveyor of all...

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The Future of Transportation is Public Transportation

February 14, 2018
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Fiat Chrysler and BMW just announced plans to jointly develop self-driving cars. The move puts the automakers in competition with Google, Apple, and other car manufacturers that are also...

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