Monthly Archives: October 2017

Charles River Bistro Celebrates Halloween with Local Youth

October 24, 2017
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Located on the Esplanade, along the banks of the river, The Charles River Bistro, known for its warm hospitality and innovation, frequently spearheads community initiatives around the Boston area. On Oct. 19, The Bistro hosted an afternoon of Halloween pumpkin decorating to children from the Youth Tutoring Youth (YTY) Program under the Catholic Charities...

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Linda Marshall Named as New Executive Director of Nichols House Museum

October 24, 2017
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Nichols House Museum is pleased to introduce Linda Marshall as the museum’s new Executive Director. Linda has extensive management experience at preservation organizations and museums including Historic New England, The Trustees, and Cape Ann Museum. Linda was co-chair of New England Museum Association’s Historic Sites professional affinity group for five years. She created the...

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18th Annual Storybook Ball for Mass General Hospital for Children

October 24, 2017
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On Saturday, October 14, 2017, MassGeneral Hospital for Children (MGHfC) raised over $2.2 million in its 18th year of supporting pediatric health via its premier annual event, Storybook Ball. Demi & Tate Isenstadt, Sonja Kelly & Steve Tordone and Paige & Rick Sutphin co-chaired the event, which showcased the outstanding research and advancements at...

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Heavy Metal Women to Watch Exhibition Now at Gallery Kayafas

October 24, 2017
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By Beth Treffeisen From intricate sculptures, to mind boggling vessels, to beautiful jewelry, the metal work all crafted by Massachusetts’s women artists are sure to amaze any patron that visits Gallery Kayafas at 450 Harrison Ave., in the South End. Through Oct. 27, Gallery Kayafas will be featuring hand-built sculptures, vessels, and objects for...

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Boston City Council Notes

October 24, 2017
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The Boston City Council met on Wednesday, October 18 at Boston City Hall beginning at noon. Bill Linehan’s last meeting District 2 City Councilor Bill Linehan submitted a letter of resignation after 43 years of service to the city. Mayor Martin Walsh joined the Boston City Council to present Councilor Linehan with a silver...

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Letters to the Editor

October 24, 2017
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THE NEED TO MEASURE NATURAL GAS EMISSIONS Dear Editor, Every day natural gas spews from our aging and corroding pipeline infrastructure into the air we and our children breathe. The utilities report 1,462 gas leaks in Boston and more than 20,000 statewide. Natural gas is 95-perecent methane, a far more potent greenhouse gas than...

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BHV Members Hear Talk by Gawande

October 17, 2017
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BHV Members Hear Talk by Gawande

by Suzanne Besser When author Atul Gawande joined NPR host Robin Young to discuss his best seller Being Mortal: Medicine and What Matters in the End recently, he spoke before a sold-out crowd of individuals seated at the Boston Public Library. They had come to celebrate the 15th anniversary of the Beacon Hill Village...

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Downtown View:What Happens to the Millionaires?

October 17, 2017
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By Karen Cord Taylor The constitutional amendment that imposes a “millionaires’ tax” will likely be on our ballots in November, 2018, along with the candidates for governor and Congress. You probably already know that this amendment would levy an additional tax on any person or couple who makes more than a million dollars in...

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BHCA Community Corner

October 17, 2017
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by Suzanne Besser, BHCA President Historic Home Renovation Roundtable tomorrow Thursday, October 19 6-8 p.m. On October 19, the Beacon Hill Civic Association will sponsor a lively and informative panel discussion about the unique joys, challenges, and responsibilities involved in renovating a historic home, from the perspective of architects, preservationists, and homeowners who’ve had...

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BPL Adds Outreach Manager to Help Homeless

October 17, 2017
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By Beth Treffeisen In an effort to provide additional care to individuals in need, the Boston Public Library (BPL) has created a new outreach manager position to provide a path of services to unsheltered individuals drawn to the spaces and resources of the libraries in Boston. The goal of the program is to ensure...

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