Monthly Archives: June 2017

Letters to the Editor

June 23, 2017
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‘ANGEL’ STILL WORKING    HER MAGIC Dear Editor: Thanks for your article on the grand opening of the White Fountain. Two days after the grand opening, I proposed to Kelly Warwick by the “Angel,” on the spot where my grandfather proposed to my grandmother back in the late ’20s. My grandfather lived on Joy Street...

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Obituaries 06-20-2017

June 23, 2017
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Robert Kuchefski Insurance Broker Robert J. Kuchefski of Boston, formerly of Wellesley, died unexpectedly on May 26. Bob received his BS from Illinois State University in 1968. A member of Tau Kappa Epsilon fraternity,  Bob moved to the Boston area from Bloomington, Illinois 39 years ago to be an Insurance Broker for Hoffman Insurance...

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FOPG Hold Grand Opening of White Fountain

June 17, 2017
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FOPG Hold Grand Opening of White Fountain

By Beth Treffeisen After months of being cocooned, The George Robert White Memorial or locally known as “The Angel”, has been revealed, making a forgotten dark corner of the Boston Public Garden into a centerpiece. On Wednesday, June 7,  The Friends of the Public Garden hosted a grand opening ceremony in the Public Garden...

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Myrtle St Playground has Diverse List of Sponsors

June 17, 2017
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By Dan Murphy An area construction firm is donating time and materials to the Myrtle Street Playground as a way to enrich the lives of neighborhood residents across the age spectrum. Dellbrook JKS of Quincy donated a pair of Red Sox tickets as a raffle item for the Friends of the Myrtle Street Playground’s...

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Downtown View:Questions You’ve Wanted Answered

June 17, 2017
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By Karen Cord Taylor Why does the Hurley Building on Cambridge Street have chain link fence pieces around it? A person from the state Division of Capital Asset Management and Maintenance who said not to use his name told me that there is a drop between the plaza and the sidewalk and his department...

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Beacon Hill Civic Corner

June 17, 2017
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Hearing today on state bill combatting nip litter Members of the BHCA Cambridge Street Quality of Life Committee (CSQOL), established last year to address specific concerns of residents near Cambridge Street and businesses in the area, are exploring solutions to issues of cleanliness, public drunkenness and drug use on the street. A hearing will...

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Frog Pond Spray Scheduled to Open on June 29

June 17, 2017
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Boston Parks Commissioner Chris Cook and The Skating Club of Boston president Joe Blount are pleased to welcome children and guests to kick off the 2017 summer season as the Boston Common Frog Pond spray pool reopens on Thursday, June 29.  The day will include a fun and exciting celebration at 11 a.m. followed...

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Charles River Swimming Club Aims to Bring Positive Perception to an Urban River

June 17, 2017
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By Beth Treffeisen During the early morning hours last Saturday, 200 brave swimmers pulled on their goggles and swim caps and dove into the Charles River Basin for a one-mile race that ran between the Longfellow Bridge and the Massachusetts Ave Bridge. Since 2007, the Charles River Swimming Club, Inc., has been hosting races...

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Police Briefs 06-13-2017

June 17, 2017
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Beacon Hill Beat From Boston Police Area A-1 Larceny from Motor Vehicle 06/03/17  – A victim reported she parked her 2013 Nissan Altima on Charles Street at around 11 p.m. on June 2, and when she returned at 8 a.m. the next day, the rear driver›s side window was broken, and her laptop and bag...

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Letter to the Editor

June 17, 2017
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An Open Letter to the members of the Beacon Hill Architectural Commission  Dear Committee, A resident of our community crossed Beacon Street on a bright October morning in 2016, she saw a collection of flyers pinned to the fences of the Common. “Black Lives Don’t Matter” had been posted across our neighborhood in dark...

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