Monthly Archives: May 2014

Stahl Receives Beacon Award

May 20, 2014
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At its 92nd annual meeting on Monday, the Beacon Hill Civic Center (BHCA) honored the late Frederick A. “Tad” Stahl with the 18th annual Beacon Award for his “significant and sustained” contribution to the community. “It’s unusual for me to be speaking for Tad, but I have no hesitation in saying that he would...

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Hill House and TEA Partner on 5K Dash

On Saturday, May 31st, the Esplanade Association will partner with Hill House to host the first-ever Esplanade 5K Dash. This exciting new race is open to just 350 runners, and takes place along some of the most beautiful stretches of the Charles River Esplanade.  Runners of all ages can compete for medals, enjoy the...

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Observe Memorial Day

Memorial Day Weekend is quickly approaching.  For many residents, this weekend symbolizes the beginning of the summer.  There will be a day off from work or school.  There will be cookouts and celebrations.  There will be a respite from our harried schedules of work and life with our children. However, Memorial Day has a...

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Police Briefs 05-20-2014

Larceny—Shoplifting 5/8/14—At about 12:45 p.m., a male suspect was arrested for shoplifting a hooded sweatshirt from a Cambridge Street bookstore. Incidents May 7 70 Mt. Vernon St. – Parking Violation 14 Myrtle St. – Sick/Injured/Medical-Person May 8 101 Chestnut St. – Parking Violation 148 Cambridge St. – Larceny, Shoplifting, $50 to $199 May 10...

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Myrtle St. Playground Clean-up

Myrtle St. Playground Clean-up

On Saturday, local residents took to the streets and playgrounds in Beacon Hill as part of the Boston Shines campaign. Rain may have dampened a few, but not these people who took to cleaning and mulching the beds in the Myrtle St. Playground. Shown are from left Jaime Horgan, Rita Horgan, Ashley Harmon, Kristina...

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Rosales Is Architect for Leverett Cir. Foot Bridge

May 13, 2014
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The Massachusetts Department of Transportation (MassDOT) has selected Beacon Hill resident Miguel Rosales as lead architect for the Leverett Circle pedestrian bridge. Rosales, who designed the Leonard P. Zakim Bunker Hill Memorial Bridge and has served as lead architect on the rehabilitation of the Longfellow Bridge, among other projects, has been contracted by the...

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Suffolk Students Find a Green Way to Help People in Need

On Move Out Day, May 2, Suffolk University undergrads cleaned out their dorm rooms and headed home for the summer break. Left behind were items they no longer needed, like clothing, bedding, microwaves, shelving units, plastic bins and non-perishable foods. All of that gear didn’t end up as trash littering Boston streets or waste...

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Beacon Hill Garden Club Hosts a Special Event Thursday

We welcome the opportunity to remind our readers about a very special event, the 85th “Hidden Garden Tour of Beacon Hill” that is scheduled for this Thursday, May 15. This is one of the most anticipated events of the year in our neighborhood. As Amy Wilson, communications chair for the Garden Club, told the...

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Downtown Mothers Make the Switch to Clean Energy

If the activity of millions of people around the world has been the main cause of global warming, as leading climate scientists contend, how likely is it that the actions of a single person can help reverse climate change? Very likely, say a growing group of downtown mothers who believe that each step each...

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Hill House Little League Celebrates MBL Opening Day

The Hill House family and Greater Boston community celebrated Majors Baseball League’s Opening Day at the Boston Common Little League Fields on Monday, April 28. The guest list included the Red Sox Foundation, Friends of the Public Garden and TD Bank. “The Friends is delighted to support Hill House’s work to improve ball fields...

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