Monthly Archives: May 2013

Special Primary is on Tuesday

Given the timing following the three day weekend, we remind local voters that there will be a special Democratic Primary on Tuesday, May 28  to fill the State Representative seat left vacant when Marty Walz left office a few months ago. The Democratic primary will be between Jeff Dawson and Jay Livingston. There has...

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City Honors Arborist Henry Davis

City Honors Arborist Henry Davis

On Friday, April 26, the Massachusetts Arborists Association held its annual Arbor Day of Service on Boston Common. More than 50 arborists representing 14 area tree companies were on hand to provide exceptional tree care to the trees of Boston Common. In conjunction with Arbor Day, the Boston Parks and Recreation Department and the...

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Hill Children Raise Money for One Fund Boston

Hill Children Raise Money for One Fund Boston

On Sunday, May 5, Claire Kenney (right) and Marlie Kass (left) pooled their resources, baked cookies and brownies and sold them along with lemonade. One-hundred percent of sales were then donated to the One Fund Boston for people tragically impacted by the events at the Boston Marathon. Thanks to the generosity of people on...

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TEA Outlines Memorable Achievements During Year

May 14, 2013
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The Esplanade Association (TEA) outlined its noteworthy achievements of fiscal ’13, recapping a fruitful business year that included a merger with another non-profit dedicated to enhancing park life, the completion of planning for the revitalization of the Charles Eliot Memorial and the establishment of the park’s first composting program. In its recently published Report...

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Shapiro to Be Keynote Speaker at BHCA Meeting

Barbara Shapiro will speak at the Beacon Hill Civic Association’s (BHCA) 91st Annual Meeting on May 20 with an engaging talk about her widely acclaimed novel, The Art Forger.  Shapiro’s latest book is a literary thriller about the Isabella Stewart Gardner Museum heist that spans three centuries of forgers, art thieves, and obsessive collectors,...

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Not to Be Missed

Living on the Hill, the small size of private outdoor spaces is very noticeable. The South End has many public squares that residents tend as their front yards.  Back Bay has many homes with small front yards and the Commonwealth Mall which is lined with trees and shrubs.  With very few exceptions, we do...

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Police Briefs 05-14-2013

Drugs – Possession of a Class D Substance (Marijuana) 05/01/13 – A male suspect was walking on Charles Street near Mt. Vernon Street at around 6 p.m., at which time a police officer performing a paid detail in the area noticed a plastic bag in the suspect’s mouth containing marijuana. The suspect was stopped...

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Hill House Backyard Dash

Hill House Backyard Dash

Laura from KIND shares some healthy snacks with GOTR participants Dr. Deb Bean and Violet stop by for a photo op.

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Shop Local Movement Underway

May 8, 2013
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The Beacon Hill Civic Association (BHCA) partnered with the Beacon Hill Business Association (BHBA) last Tuesday to co-sponsor a presentation at Hampshire House on the Shop Local movement, which promotes the hidden benefits of patronizing locally owned businesses and purchasing locally sourced goods. Moxie owner Karen Fabbri moderated a panel discussion, including Blackstone’s of...

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Soiree en Blanc Set for May 31

The Beacon Hill Civic Association Young Friends invite you to attend the Third Annual Soirée en Blanc on Friday, May 31, 2013 from 7 p.m. to 11 p.m. at The Union Club, 8 Park Street. Come out and kick-off the summer with your Beacon Hill neighbors of all ages. Enjoy live music, cocktails, hors...

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