Monthly Archives: May 2013

Civic Association Holds Its 91st Annual Meeting

Civic Association Holds Its 91st Annual Meeting

The Beacon Hill Civic Association (BHCA) held its 91st annual meeting at the Union Club on Monday. May 20, which drew more than 100 attendees. The meeting included keynote speaker Barbara Shapiro, who discussed her New York Times bestselling novel “The Art Forger,’ as well as the presentation of the 17th annual Beacon Award...

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Beacon Hill Nursery School Graduates… Graduate from College Together!

Beacon Hill Nursery School Graduates… Graduate from College Together!

Beacon Hill resident Chelsea Lennox Karol and former Boston resident Bader Abu Eid graduated from Tufts University on May 19th. Chelsea and Bader have been life-long friends and classmates since graduating from Beacon Hill Nursery School and then Southfield/Dexter school together. Bader went to Belmont Hill High School, and Chelsea to Tabor Academy. They...

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Boston Common Memorial Day Service

Boston Common Memorial Day Service

A special service on Boston Common honored people who died in service to the nation since the Sept. 11 terror attacks. On Thursday, 170 names were read as flags were placed in honor of the dead at the ceremony. Gov. Deval Patrick and other officials and family members attended the ceremony. The event was...

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Congratulations BHCA

The front page story in today’s Beacon Hill Times says it all. For 91 years, the Beacon Hill Civic Association has been watching out for our neighborhood. We may take the quaintness and character of our neighborhood as something that should just exist. But this effort takes dedicated work and perserverance of a committed...

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Police Briefs 05-28-2013

Larceny (Bike) 05/18/13 – At around 3 p.m., a victim reported her gold-and-silver Schwinn mountain bike was stolen from Irving Street, where it was chained to an iron fence. Incidents May 15 84 Beacon St. – Larceny, Non-Accessory from Vehicle, $200 & Over 27 Ridgeway Lane  – Property – Missing May 16 126 Charles...

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Blackstone’s Owners Receive Beacon Award

May 21, 2013
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Blackstone’s Owners Receive Beacon Award

The Beacon Civic Association (BHCA) has presented the 17th annual Beacon Award to Mark Duffield and Jennifer Hill, proprietors of Blackstone’s on Beacon Hill, in recognition of their many philanthropic contributions to the neighborhood. After meeting as co-workers at the New England Conservatory, Duffield and Hill took ownership of Blackstone’s on April 1, 2006,...

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Annual Tour of the Gardens

Annual Tour of the Gardens

The Beacon Hill Garden Club held their annual tour of the Gardens of Beacon Hill last Thursday. Shown on the right is a gargoyle-mask planter that adorns the multi-level garden at 10 Louisburg Square.

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Beacon Hill Art Walk Returns June 2

The Beacon Hill area is one of Boston’s most beautiful and intriguing neighborhoods. And on only one day each year is the public invited to visit the gardens, alleyways and courtyards that dot the neighborhood. To make these naturally beautiful areas even more enticing, Beacon Hill residents invite visual artists to display their artwork...

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BHCA Supports Proposal for Parking Spaces on and Around Charles Street

May 21, 2013
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The Beacon Hill Civic Association (BHCA) board of directors voted unanimously last week to support a proposal to change some of the traffic spaces on and around Charles Street. At last Monday’s board meeting, John Corey, a BHCA director and co-chair of the Joint Charles Street Committee – a collaboration between the BHCA and...

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Memorial Day

Memorial Day usually is the unofficial start of the all too brief summer in New England.  Temperatures become hotter and days also become longer.   For many grade school students, Memorial Day means that the end of the school year is in sight with only weeks remaining of books, teachers and homework. The deeper meaning...

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