Monthly Archives: November 2011

Charles Street Market Owner Buys Beacon Hill Market

November 23, 2011
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Charles Street Market Owner Buys Beacon Hill Market

The owner of Charles Street Market has purchased the Beacon Hill Market at 55 Anderson St. Tracy L. Hollander bought the market from Victor and Dee Patel, the husband and wife who have owned the convenience store since 2006. The Patels have relocated to Queens N.Y., where they will own and operate the Winchester...

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A Little Touch of Color

November 23, 2011
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A Little Touch of Color

Brilliant leaves seen from the Longfellow Bridge help brighten the view of the Mass. Eye and Ear and The Liberty Hotel on a grey November morning.

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Proposed Shuttering of State House Post Office Draws Fiery Public Response

November 23, 2011
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Nearly 50 Beacon Hill residents and State House employees were on hand last week at a public meeting to oppose shuttering the post office at the state capitol. According to United States Postal Service (USPS) spokesman Dennis Tarmey, The State Office branch is among the 31 postal outlets being evaluated for “possible discontinuance” out...

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Police Briefs 11-22-2011

November 23, 2011
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Larceny in a Building 11/08/11 – A Charles Street restaurant/bar owner reported that U.S. currency went missing from a cash box and a second cash box was removed from the establishment between 1 and 11:30 a.m. There was no sign of forced entry. Larceny from Motor Vehicle 11/08/11 – A victim reported that she...

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Thanksgiving 2011

November 23, 2011
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The Thanksgiving holiday is upon us and we begin to wonder – where has the year gone and my, isn’t it flying by? What has it brought us and do we have anything to give thanks for? For those of you reading this, you should be grateful for having been given another year of...

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November Sunset

November 15, 2011
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November Sunset

A view of the Longfellow Bridge from the eighth floor of the Massachusetts Eye and Ear Infirmary.

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The in Crowd

November 15, 2011
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As was the case throughout the city, Beacon Hill and West End voters favored the four incumbent candidates for city councilor at-large in last Tuesday’s election. According to the city’s unofficial election results, Ayanna Pressley topped the polls in both neighborhoods, garnering approximately 23 percent of ballots cast in Beacon Hill (Ward 3, Precinct...

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The Hidden Story of the Science Park/West End T-stop Restoration

November 15, 2011
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Ten years ago, the only means of reaching the tracks of the Green Line’s “Science Park/West End” Station, on a historic viaduct was an exhausting climb of three sets of stairs. It presented a serious challenge for the handicapped, the elderly and mothers with children in strollers living in the nearby buildings of Boston’s...

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Election Results

November 15, 2011
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Last week’s citywide election results prove that the times are changing and that the electorate is changing with them. The top two vote-getters in the citywide At-Large race were Ayanna Pressley and Felix Arroyo, two incumbents with extremely varied constituencies throughout the city. Although topping the ticket or coming in second in balloting doesn’t...

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Police Briefs 11-15-2011

November 15, 2011
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Larceny/Shoplifting 11’03/11 – A male suspect was arrested for shoplifting items from a Charles Street hardware store at around 11:15 a.m. Larceny/Shoplifting 11/04/11 – A Charles Street jewelry store reported that an unknown male suspect stole a ring at around 4:30 p.m. OTHER INCIDENTS Nov. 1 180 Cambridge St., Motor Vehicle Recovered in Boston...

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