Monthly Archives: July 2013

FOPG Offer Tour of Brewer Plaza

July 30, 2013
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FOPG Offer Tour of Brewer Plaza

Friends of the Public Garden is offering the public a tour of its $4 million renovation of the Brewer Fountain Plaza on the Boston Common on Thursday, Aug. 1, beginning at 4 p.m. “This is an opportunity for residents, neighbors and visitors to learn about the transformative project at southeast corner of Common, which...

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BHAC Denies Front Design at 124 Chestnut St.

July 30, 2013
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BHAC Denies  Front Design at 124 Chestnut St.

The Beacon Hill Architectural Commission denied the front-elevation design for a single-family house at 124 Chestnut St. without prejudice at its July 18 hearing, “with direction that the degree of replication be determined for design of the new building,” according to William Young, the city’s assistant director for historic districts. “The Commission directed only...

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Public Garden is a True Gem

July 30, 2013
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Wanting to be outdoors in the summer is not unusual. What makes our walk home or to the office all the more enjoyable in these lazy days of summer is a walk through the Public Garden. The green of the grass, the statues, the flowers, the trees and lagoon are a visual splendor and...

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Police Briefs 07-30-2013

July 30, 2013
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Unarmed Robbery 07/16/13 – A male victim reported while he was walking home at around 10:41p.m., two male suspects approached him at Derne and Hancock streets. One of the suspects said, “This is a robbery. Empty your pockets.” At this time, the victim handed over his sunglasses, a wallet containing a driver’s license, bankcards...

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Strike Out Cancer

July 23, 2013
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Strike Out Cancer

From left: Beacon Hill resident and Jimmy Fund Clinic patient Bennett Olson, 9, with his mom and dad, Noelle Champoux-Olson and Ken Olson, and his sister, Lilly Olson, 11, hang out with Wally at Fenway Park during the “Strike Out Cancer” with the Jimmy Fund Rally. From July 24 through Aug. 7, customers at...

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New Photo of Suspect in Sexual Assault Released

July 23, 2013
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New  Photo of Suspect in Sexual Assault Released

Boston Police have released new photos of a man they think is responsible for the last sexual assault in Beacon Hill and could be connected to other similar assaults that have been occurring in the neighborhood since the spring. Police are asking for the public’s assistance in identifying the suspect wanted for the most...

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New Executive Director at Hill House Starts

July 23, 2013
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The Hill House Community Center recently appointed Lauren Hoops-Schmieg as their new executive director, so we decided to sit down with Lauren in order to find out more about her past experiences as well as her future plans for Hill House. A graduate of the University of Massachusetts, Amherst where she earned a B.A....

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Young Friends to Hold Workshop on Healthier Lifestyle

July 23, 2013
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A healthful lifestyle is easier than you might think, and on July 30th you will find out why at the Beacon Hill Civic Association Young Friend’s Health & Exercise Event! The staff from Fitness Together will be at 74 Joy Street to guide members of the Beacon Hill community down the path to better...

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Be Aware of Your Surroundings

July 23, 2013
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In wake of the recent assault in Beacon Hill neighborhood, we urge all our readers to read the list of safety tips provided by the Boston Police Women walking alone in the area should observe the following safety tips: • Always be aware of your surroundings especially at night. When parking or returning to...

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Police Briefs 07-23-2013

July 23, 2013
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Breaking and Entering – Residence 07/13/13 – A Myrtle Street resident reported after returning from vacation, he had trouble with a front door lock. Once inside, he discovered U.S. currency was removed from a deposit bag left on the kitchen table. There was o sign of forced entry at the time of the report....

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