Monthly Archives: May 2013

TEA to hold Annual Meeting on May 7

The Esplanade Association (TEA) will host its 12th annual meeting at the Hampshire House, 84 Beacon St. in Boston, On Tuesday, May 7, from 6 to 8 p.m. The meeting will highlight the work done by The Esplanade Association over the past year, as well as discus future goals and projects. Some of this...

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75 on Cambridge Slated to Open at Former Grampy’s Gas Station Site

May 8, 2013
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75 on Cambridge – the newest addition to the burgeoning 75 Chestnut restaurant chain – is slated to open on the former site of Grampy’s gas station at 209 Cambridge St. in the fall of 2014. “It gives us an opportunity to take this emerging brand we have to other side of Beacon Hill...

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Police Briefs 05-08-2013

Breaking and Entering – Residence 04/24/13 – A Phillips Street resident reported unknown person(s) entered her apartment between 11:30 a.m. and 12:15 p.m. There were no signs forced entry, and jewelry, binoculars, laptop, camera and keys were removed from the residence. Breaking and Entering – Residence  04/29/13  – A Phillips Street resident reported unknown...

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Beacon Hill Shines

Beacon Hill Shines

The Annual Boston Shines Cleanup was held on Saturday. Volunteers took time to give many streets on Beacon Hill a thorough sweeping of the winter’s dirt and sand. In the above photo volunteers gave some much needed TLC at Phillips Street Playground.

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Hearing Set on West Cedar St. Shed Dormer

On May 1, the Beacon Hill Civic Association’s Zoning & Licensing Committee will meet to discuss the proposed addition of a shed dormer to 5 West Cedar Street.  The proposed scope of work is to add a 12-foot wide shed dormer to the garden courtyard (southfacing) side of the existing gable roof and replace...

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Input Sought for Types of Businesses Here

The Beacon Hill Civic Association’s Retail Vacancy Task Force’s mission is to identify types of stores and businesses the residents want and that will complement the existing retail mix, and then encourage such businesses to open a location in Beacon Hill as vacancies occur. Almost 400 people have already completed the survey that lets the task...

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State Rep. Candidates Discuss City’s Biggest Challenges, Issues

May 1, 2013
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Two Democratic candidates vying for the state representative seat vacated by Marty Walz discussed their views on the city’s biggest challenges and issues when they faced off in a debate at the First Church in Boston last Tuesday. Josh Dawson, a 30-year-old Back Bay resident who previously served as executive director of State Treasurer...

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Forum Set for State Rep. Candidates

On Tuesday, May 7,   beginning at  6:30 pm, the Beacon Hill Civic Association, the Neighborhood Association of the Back Bay, the Cambridgeport Neighborhood Association and the West End Civic Association will present a State Representative Candidates Forum for the 8th Suffolk District, which is made up of Back Bay, Beacon Hill, and the West End...

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Annual Duckling Day Parade, May 12

The Friends of the Public Garden will celebrate Mother’s Day with Boston-area families during its annual “Duckling Day” parade on Sunday, May 12.  Registration will begin at 10:30 a.m. at the Parkman Bandstand in the Boston Common, and the parade will begin at noon. Based on the children’s classic “Make Way for Ducklings” by...

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Police Briefs 04-30-2013

Incidents April 17 16 Hancock St. – Towed Motor Vehicle April 19 77 Charles St – Sick/Injured/Medical – Person April 20 37 Branch St. – Towed Motor Vehicle Mt. Vernon Street – Investigate Property April 21 34 Mt. Vernon St. – Investigate Person 58 Myrtle St. – Investigate Person Beacon Street – Property –...

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