Monthly Archives: April 2017

Jean Cain Opening at Core De Vie

April 7, 2017
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Jean Cain Opening at Core De Vie

Long time Beacon Hill artist Jean Cain stands with her artwork on display at Core de Vie, 40 Charles St., where her work will be showcased. The artist, friends, and neighbors stopped by last Thursday evening, March 30, for the opening.

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A Leader of Boston’s Palace of the People Comes to BHWF

April 7, 2017
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On Tuesday evening, April 11, the Beacon Hill Women’s Forum (BHWF) welcomes Vivian Spiro, Chairman of the Board of the Associates of the Boston Public Library, and a key leader in mustering financial support for the ongoing digitization of the BPL’s Special Collections.  If you haven’t visited our Boston Public Library on Copley Square...

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Downtown View:Baffling

April 7, 2017
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So many things I don’t understand. Maybe you don’t either. Some people in some states are all in a lather about women sharing bathrooms with transgender persons who are now female. My question: how would you know? This person presumably looks like a woman. She would go into a stall like any other woman....

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BHCA Community Corner

April 7, 2017
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Cambridge St. Committee Launches New Initiatives The Cambridge Street Quality of Life Committee has launched several initiatives to help keep the street and surrounding areas clean and safe by working with its merchants, the A-1 Boston Police Department and larger institutions on the street. In addition, they are interested in better understanding the needs...

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City Breaks Ground on Common Renovations

April 7, 2017
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By Dan Murphy The Boston Parks and Recreation Department has broken ground on its $3.3 million renovation of Parkman Plaza at the Visitor Information Center and Tremont Street edge on the Boston Common. The project includes improvements to Parkman Plaza (Visitor Information Center Plaza), Tremont Street sidewalk reconstruction, and Lafayette Mall enhancements through the...

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Related Beal Launches Parking Space Sales at Charles Street Garage for Beacon Hill and West End Residents:Select Parking at 144 Charles Street Converting to Deeded Condominium Spaces

April 7, 2017
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Related Beal, a fully integrated real estate firm focused on development opportunities in Boston and its surrounding areas, today announced the launch of sales for deeded parking spaces at the Charles Street Garage located at 144 Charles Street in Beacon Hill.  Earlier this year, Related Beal notified the Beacon Hill neighbors of their plan...

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Hill Applies for City’s ‘Neighborhood Slow Streets’ Program

April 7, 2017
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By Dan Murphy Under the auspices of the Beacon Hill Traffic and Parking Committee, the neighborhood has applied to participate in the city’s “Neighborhood Slow Streets” program. Each year, residents, neighborhood associations and other community-based organizations can apply for traffic calming in a specific neighborhood. Selected neighborhoods will work with the Boston Transportation Department and...

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Trump Fails to Put Kids First in “America First” Budget

April 7, 2017
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By Senator Sal DiDomenico President Donald Trump recently released his 2018 budget, outlining billions of dollars in cuts to vital governmental agencies and services. Almost laughably, the Administration has titled its budget “America First,” despite zeroing out and reducing funding for programs that help millions of Americans. Included in those cuts was the complete...

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How We’re Investing in Our Boston Public Schools

April 7, 2017
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By Mayor Martin J. Walsh Education provides a solid foundation for a growing and thriving city. An investment in our children’s education is an investment in Boston’s future. We want the best future possible for our kids, and their school days filled with opportunity, growth, and promise. That’s why we’re going to invest a...

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