Monthly Archives: September 2017

Obituaries 09-12-2017

September 13, 2017
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Francis Lowell Coolidge Law partner with Ropes & Gray LLP Francis Lowell Coolidge died peacefully on Aug. 31. Mr. Coolidge was born on Aug. 4, 1945, in Waltham, Mass., to Francis Lowell and Helen Read Curtis Coolidge. He spent most of his life in Boston until retiring to Charlottesville, Va., in 2013. A graduate...

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Kicking It With New England Revolution

September 7, 2017
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Kicking It With New England Revolution

Local students participating in a soccer clinic with New England Revolution players on the Charlies River Esplanade on Tuesday, Aug. 29.

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Colorful Mural Comes to the Charles River Esplanade

September 7, 2017
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By Beth Treffeisen What was once a dark, graffiti-ridden, sore patch along the beautiful Esplanade is in the midst of being rejuvenated through a colorful, dynamic mural that is currently in the works. The brightly colored mural will reflect the daily cacophony of fast paced bicyclists, skaters, joggers, boat traffic, and the rhythm of...

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Students Return to Boston as Summer Comes to its End

September 7, 2017
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By Beth Treffeisen September 1, for many in the City means it is time to pack up and move into new apartments. Across the downtown neighborhoods of Beacon Hill and the Back Bay, many movers dealt with moving belongings for the new school year up numerous flights of stairs and driving U-Haul’s around tight...

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Community Leaders Gather for Vigil, International Overdose Awareness Day

September 7, 2017
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By Beth Treffeisen As trucks were being filled with numerous donations to be sent down to help Houston, a different somber crowd descended on City Hall Plaza to mark the start of Overdose Awareness Month in the City of Boston. Together, Mayor Martin Walsh, the Office of Recovery Services and other community leaders gathered...

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Downtown View:Welcome to Boston

September 7, 2017
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By Karen Cord Taylor It’s September. You’ve moved in either over the weekend or sometime this summer. You’ve not met many of your neighbors because long-time residents try to get out of town on moving days, since it can be hectic, noisy and hard to negotiate the sidewalks because they contain so much debris....

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BHCA Community Corner

September 7, 2017
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Trash and Recycling 101 With so many new residents moving into the neighborhood and others returning from a long summer away, the Beacon Hill Civic Association wants to talk trash again. Most likely it’s a topic much talked about since the neighborhood association was founded 95 years ago. There is little doubt that handling...

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Local Children Get Into Kicking with the Revolution at the Annual Esplanade Event

September 7, 2017
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New England Revolution stars Cody Cropper, Chris Tierney, Scott Caldwell, Brad Knighton and Brian Wright and Santander Bank’s Region Coach for Northeastern New England Kenneth O’Neill joined local kids and soccer fans at Teddy Ebersol Field on the Charles River Esplanade on Tuesday, Aug. 29, for a special soccer celebration. The event celebrated the...

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Artist Julia Powell to Kick-Start BHWF’s Celebratory Fifth Season

September 7, 2017
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By Amy Tsurumi The opening event of the fifth season of the Beacon Hill Women’s Forum (BHWF), “Artist on the Rise with Julia S. Powell,” will take place on Tuesday, September 12 at the Hampshire House, 84 Beacon Street.  The evening will commence with a cash-bar cocktail hour at 6 p.m, followed by the...

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Kiddie Kamp Finishes Successful Summer at Hill House

September 7, 2017
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By Dan Murphy Kiddie Kamp wrapped up at Hill House on Aug. 19 after offering children ages 3 to 5 another self-described “summer full of games, crafts, stories, songs, age-appropriate athletics and outdoor fun.” Tori Frappolli, Hill House’s program coordinator, said the 10-week camp was open to up to 36 children each week, and...

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