Keeping an Eye on Beacon Hill

November 19, 2018
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Keeping an Eye on Beacon Hill

This owl has been spotted in Beacon Hill area. It seems to like Brimmer Street the most.
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Ban on Thin Plastic Bags Begins Dec 14

November 19, 2018
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Boston residents will have to say good-bye to flimsy plastic bags starting in just a few weeks. Last December, Mayor Martin Walsh signed an ordinance to ban single-use plastic bags in the city, which goes into effect on December 14. Thin plastic bags used...
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Beacon Hill Voters Support Gov Baker in Midterms

November 19, 2018
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Unlike voters citywide who narrowly favored Democrat Jay Gonzales, Beacon Hill showed its support for Gov. Charlie Baker in the Nov. 6 midterm election. According to the city’s unofficial results, 64 percent of voters in Ward 3, Precinct 6 and Ward 5, Precinct 3-5...
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Beacon Hill Civic Association Community Corner

November 19, 2018
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A Turkish Delight! The Beacon Hill Civic Association, in conjunction with Beacon Hill Friends House, presented “East of the Sun, West of the Moon” last Thursday evening. Ceren Turkmenolgu...
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Neighborhood Roundup

November 19, 2018
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‘Deciding About Driving as We      Grow Older’ Are you worried about your driving abilities or are you getting hassled by others about handing over your car keys? Beacon Hill...
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Red Cross Issues Immediate Call for Blood and Platelet Donations

November 19, 2018
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The American Red Cross is facing a severe blood shortage and urgently needs blood and platelet donors to give now to avoid delays in lifesaving medical care for patients....
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The Peanuts Gang Comes to the Shubert Theatre

November 19, 2018
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Just in time for the holiday season, the Peanuts gang will be coming to the Boch Center Shubert Theatre from November 29 – December 2, 2018 for A Charlie...
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Boston’s Christmas Tree Arrives Nov 20

November 19, 2018
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The annual gift of an evergreen Christmas tree from Nova Scotia will arrive by police escort at Boston Common at approximately 11 a.m. on Tuesday, November 20.  This year...
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Gym Proposed above Harvard Gardens

November 19, 2018
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REPS Fitness Studio intends to open its third gym above Harvard Gardens at 316 Cambridge St. Renvil Doman, owner and manager of REFS, which also has locations at 125...
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Copley Square Tree Lighting Set for Nov 26

November 19, 2018
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Mayor Martin J. Walsh, the Boston Parks and Recreation Department, and The Friends of Copley Square welcome the holidays with the annual Copley Square Tree Lighting on Monday, Nov....
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An Emerald Evening for Emerald Necklace Conservancy

November 19, 2018
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On November 8, the Emerald Necklace Conservancy honored former Board member and long-time volunteer and supporter Janet Atkins with the Olmsted Award of Excellence. The event was held at the Museum of Fine Arts’...
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Police Briefs 11-13-2018

November 19, 2018
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Beacon Hill Beat From Boston Police Area A-1 Vandalism 10/29/18  – A male suspect was arrested at around 1:02 a.m. at Charles and Boylston streets on the Boston Common....
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Remember Those in Need This Holiday Season

November 19, 2018
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For the vast majority of Americans, the holiday season, which is now upon us is a joyous time when the abundance that life offers is most apparent in a...
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The More Women, the Better

November 19, 2018
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Say what you will about the state of politics in our country these days, one thing that is undeniable is that Americans have become more engaged in the political...
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Shriners Hospital Holds 50th Anniversary Gala

November 9, 2018
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Shriners Hospital Holds 50th Anniversary Gala

The Selby Family presented the Shriners Hospital with a $26,510 check they raised for the hospital’s School Re-Entry Program. Posing with the check are Selby Family members Stephanie Biffle,...
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Former Charles St Inn to Become Hotel Again

November 9, 2018
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The city’s Zoning Board of Appeals voted to support an application that would allow the former Charles Street Inn to revert from short-term rentals back to its previous use...
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Beacon Hill Civic Association Community Corner

November 9, 2018
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Holiday Decorating – An annual tradition on Beacon Hill The Garland and Greens cocktail party, to be held at the Hampshire House on Nov. 14, annually raises funds for...
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Beacon Hill Architectural Commission Agenda

November 9, 2018
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The Beacon Hill Architectural Commission will hold its monthly public hearing on Thursday, November 15, at 5 p.m.   PUBLIC TESTIMONY BEGINS AT 5:00PM DISCUSSION TOPICS Violations 19.176 BH...
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Harvest Fest and Halloween Costume Party Returns to Phillips Street Play Area

November 9, 2018
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On Sunday, Oct. 28, the sky stayed rain-free while the Friends of the Phillips Street Play Area held their 10th annual Harvest Fest and Halloween Costume Party at the Phillips Street...
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Red-Blue Line Connector Cheaper than Once Thought

November 9, 2018
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Last week MBTA officials announced that the project to connect Red and Blue Lines thus ending the only two train lines that currently do not intersect might be a...
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Mayor Walsh Lights Columbus Park Trellis Nov 19

November 9, 2018
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Mayor Martin J. Walsh, the Friends of Christopher Columbus Park, and the Boston Parks and Recreation Department will join together to celebrate the 16th annual lighting of the park’s...
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Esplanade Association Board says ‘Thank You’ to Rep Livingstone

November 9, 2018
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The board of the Esplanade Association hosted a reception to thank State Rep. Jay Livingstone for his contributions to the Charles River Esplanade, and to the neighborhoods of Back...
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Dr Adam Wolfberg Honored by the March of Dimes at Annual Gala

November 9, 2018
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For his tireless efforts to improve the health of babies and mothers, the March of Dimes is proud to recognize Beacon Hill resident Dr. Adam Wolfberg, MD, MPH, with...
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Police Briefs 11-06-2018

November 9, 2018
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Beacon Hill Beat From Boston Police Area A-1 Burglary – Commercial 10/22/18 – A victim reported unknown person(s) kicked in a plywood entrance to a Charles Street construction site...
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