Monthly Archives: December 2017

Police Briefs 12-12-2017

December 13, 2017
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Beacon Hill Beat From Boston Police Area A-1 Larceny from Building 11/30/17 – A victim reported she put her wallet inside her locker at a Stuart Street hostel at about 10 a.m., but when she returned at around 4 p.m., she realized U.S. currency had been removed from the wallet. Larceny from Building 12/01/17...

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Homelessness Among Senior Citizens is a Form of ‘Elder Abuse’

December 13, 2017
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By Dan Weber Here’s a startling statistic from the Department of Housing and Urban Development : “the homeless population is aging faster than the general population in the United States.” It’s a shameless embarrassment in a country with a tradition of helping the needy.  Growing old is a condition we all have to live...

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Thank You to All the Volunteers

December 13, 2017
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For those of us living on Beacon Hill, the gas street lights are part of the charm of this historic neighborhood.  For most of the year, these black poles remain a throwback to a quaint earlier century. However, during the holidays, these poles are transformed into beautiful ornaments as  garlands and red bows are...

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Decking Out Beacon Hill

December 5, 2017
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Decking Out Beacon Hill

Volunteers sort out the garlands for the decorators at Otis House on Saturday morning.

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City Unveils Final Report for “Action Plan” to Improve Mobility Around North Station

December 5, 2017
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By Dan Murphy Following an extensive public process that began last summer, the city unveiled the final report for its “action plan” last week, which aims to improve accessibility for various modes of transportation around North Station. The project area, bound by Cambridge Street on the south, New Sudbury and North Washington streets on...

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BHCA Community Corner

December 5, 2017
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By Suzanne Besser, BHCA President Cambridge Street included in Action Plan   The North Station Area Mobility Action Plan, a set of proposed transportation improvements and initiatives for the West End, North End, and Bulfinch Triangle neighborhoods as well as Cambridge Street and Charles Circle, has been finalized. Conducted under the auspices of the...

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Beacon Hill Civic Association Zoning and Licensing Committee Agenda

December 5, 2017
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The Zoning and Licensing Committee of the Beacon Hill Civic Association will meet on Wednesday, December 6 at 7:00 p.m. at 74 Joy Street. All meetings are open to the public. If you have any questions or comments regarding the matters to be heard, please attend. If you are unable to attend but would...

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NY Times-Bestselling Author Ben and Tonya Mezrich Release Newest Children’s Book

December 5, 2017
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Kodomo Annex will host an exclusive VIP Launch Party to celebrate the publication of Ben and Tonya Mezrich’s first book together, “Charlie Numbers and The Man in the Moon.” This is the first time in three years that Mezrich has released a children’s book, his last title, “Bringing Down the Mouse,” graced the bestseller...

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Boston City Councilor Josh Zakim Announces His Campaign for Secretary of State

December 5, 2017
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By Beth Treffeisen Boston City Councilor Josh Zakim announced last week that he is going to be a candidate for Secretary of State, promising broad new expansions of voting rights, greater transparency in government, and stronger oversight of businesses across the state. Zakim will be running against the current officeholder Democrat William F. Galvin...

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Beacon Hill Women’s Forum to Host Gatsby-Themed Holiday Event

December 5, 2017
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By Amy Tsurumi “The lights grow brighter as the earth lurches away from the sun and now the orchestra is playing yellow cocktail music and the opera of voices pitches a key higher,” says Fitzgerald’s Nick Carraway, describing a night at one of Gatsby’s lavish parties. Let Beacon Hill Women’s Forum (BHWF) take you...

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