Monthly Archives: November 2017

Getting Framed in the Public Garden

November 16, 2017
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If you are taking walk through the Public Garden, step into one of three, life-sized frames installed for you to take a picture. The frames were recently installed by the Friends of the Public Garden and will be in the park until mid-December. The frames help reestablish for park visitors just how beautiful the...

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Horsing Around at the Ritz Gala to Benefit Bina Farm

November 16, 2017
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Celebrating the transformative power of equine therapy, Bina Farm Center held its annual gala to benefit scholarships for participants and to help care for the therapy horses. Held at the Ritz Carlton, Boston Common, the evening raised over $300,000 for programming, which includes children and adults with special needs and veterans.. Carly Simon, her...

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Charles River Watershed Association Hosts Largest Champions of the Charles Gala to Date

November 16, 2017
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Charles River Watershed Association (CRWA), the leading science and advocacy organization protecting the Charles River and its watershed, honored the Museum of Science at its Champions of the Charles gala on Thursday, Nov. 2. The gala, held at the Museum of Science raised funds to continue CRWA’s ongoing work monitoring and protecting the Charles...

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Hill Voters Help Re-Elect Walsh for Second Term

November 16, 2017
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By Dan Murphy Like voters citywide, Beacon Hill turned out to support the incumbent Mayor Martin J. Walsh for a second term over his challenger City Councilor Tito Jackson in last Tuesday’s municipal election. According to the city’s unofficial results, nearly 70 percent of voters in Ward 3, Precinct 6 and Ward 5, Precincts...

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Storrow Drive Closures for Nov 18 Listed

November 16, 2017
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MassDOT’s contractor, White-Skanska-Consigli (WSC), will continue erecting elements of the new Frances “Fanny” Appleton Bridge on Saturday, November 18. The work will require lane and full closures in the vicinity of the Longfellow Bridge on Storrow Drive east and westbound and a full closure of the Mugar Way off-ramp to Charles Circle. The closures...

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Police Briefs 11-14-2017

November 16, 2017
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Beacon Hill Beat From Boston Police Area A-1 Larceny – Shoplifting 10/31/17 – A Boylston Street boutique reported an unknown male suspect stole a light-blue scarf at about 5 p.m. The clerk stated that the suspect entered the store with a large black backpack and wandered around the store, picking up items. When the...

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The Person You Have to Fear is the Guy Next Door with a Gun

November 16, 2017
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The mass-shooting that took place in a church in a rural Texas town Sunday morning follows what has become an all-too-familiar pattern in our nation these days: An unhappy white guy, with no particular axe-to-grind, decides to slaughter a bunch of innocent people who are in a church, at a country music concert, or...

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Obituaries 11-14-2017

November 16, 2017
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Anne Woolf dies at 94, very active at Beacon Hill Village Anne Woolf passed away peacefully on October 26 at the Christopher House in Worcester, Massachusetts surrounded by her family. She was 94 years old. Anne leaves her children, Diane, Robert, and Ron, and their spouses Bob, Imelda and Jeanine. “Bubbie Anne” will always...

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St Cecilia Celebrates Father John’s 25th Year

November 10, 2017
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St Cecilia Celebrates Father John’s 25th Year

Father John Unni with Noel Christopher (8), Jack Kelly (8), Hal Tailor (4), Quinn Taylor (8) enjoying the event which honored Father John on his 25th year as a priest; St. Cecilia’s Party with hundreds of children, families and parishioners on Sunday afternoon, Oct. 29, in the Back Bay.

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DCR Unveils Final Design for Esplanade Riverfront Pavilion

November 10, 2017
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By Dan Murphy The Department of Conservation and Recreation and its development team unveiled the design for the proposed Esplanade Riverfront Pavilion at the third and final public meeting on the matter at the State Transportation Building Wednesday while proposing a unique, public-private partnership for underwriting the project. Watertown-based architect Maryann Thompson said the...

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