Monthly Archives: September 2015

Farewell, St. John the Evangelist

September 25, 2015
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Farewell, St. John the Evangelist

St. John the Evangelist Episcopal Church held a farewell liturgy on Sunday morning, Sept. 13, as the diocese prepares to close the church and relocate to a renovated St. Paul Episcopal Cathedral on Tremont Street on Sept. 27. The St. John building was built in 1831 for the Bowdoin Street Congregational Society, which was...

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Mayor Issues RFP for Enhancement of City Hall Plaza

September 25, 2015
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Mayor Martin J. Walsh issued a Request for Proposals (RFP) last week to find a partner to work with the city to enhance City Hall Plaza. “The Plaza is the front yard for Boston’s City Hall, and it has enormous potential to be an engaging and activated civic space,” Walsh said in a press...

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Downtown View:Fall Advice

September 25, 2015
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Students? There are lots of them downtown. We also have another large group of newcomers. They are the newly minted and less-newly minted college graduates on their first or second job. They want to live within walking distance of their work in the downtown, Back Bay, Kendall Square, the hospital areas or the Seaport...

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Police Briefs 09-22-2015

September 25, 2015
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Beacon Hill Beat (from Boston Police Area 1-A) Drugs – Possession of a Class B Substance (Cocaine) 09/11/15 – At around 7:19 p.m., members of the Area A-1 Drug Unit observed three individuals on the Boston Common in the vicinity of Beacon and Walnut streets purchase crack cocaine. The suspects will be summonsed to...

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The Red Coat: Think Downton Abbey, But Set in the Heart of Boston

September 25, 2015
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Looking for a good book to curl up with this fall?  Blackstone’s of Beacon Hill and Back Bay are excited to welcome back their good friend, former Bostonian and author of The Red Coat, Dolley Carlson. Reminiscent of the gripping British TV period drama, Downton Abbey, The Red Coat explores the societal and cultural...

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Livingstone Releases List of Names of Residents with Unclaimed Property

September 25, 2015
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In partnership with the Unclaimed Property Division of the Massachusetts State Treasurer’s Office and State Treasurer Deb Goldberg, State Representative Jay Livingstone is releasing the names of 8th Suffolk District residents with unclaimed property. Any citizen who is currently owed more than $250 worth of unclaimed property will receive a letter with specific instructions...

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Erin Santhouse Appointed New Onein3 Manager

September 25, 2015
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Mayor Martin J. Walsh today announced the appointment of Erin Santhouse as Manager of the Mayor’s ONEin3 Initiative, which aims to connect Boston’s young adults with city resources and neighborhood networks. “I am thrilled to announce that Erin will be the new manager of ONEin3,” said Mayor Walsh. “She has been an incredible asset...

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First Day of School

September 17, 2015
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First Day of School

Anderson Street residents Erin and Ross Murphy taking pictures of their daughter, Paige, on her first day of nursery school.

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TEA’s Moondance Gala On Sept 26

September 17, 2015
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The Esplanade Association’s annual “Moondance Gala” will be held on Saturday, Sept. 26, along the banks of the Charles River in Boston. This highly anticipated elegant evening joins friends from throughout the city and all facets of industries together for one unifying purpose: to celebrate the beautiful Charles River Esplanade, one of Boston’s most...

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Women’s Forum Kicks Off Third Year

September 17, 2015
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By Suzanne Besser Liana Cheney, a neighbor, art scholar and professor, captivated the audience of more than 50 women with a talk on female self-portraits from the 16th century to the present day at last week’s meeting of the Beacon Hill Women’s Forum. Susan Symonds briefly introduced her business, Infinity Portrait Design, to members...

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