Archive for January, 2018

What Would Martin Luther King say About Trump?

January 20, 2018
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How ironic it is that President Donald Trump added even further to his ever-growing list of racist comments this past week as Americans were readying to observe Dr. Martin Luther King Day, which has added significance this year as this April will mark the 50th anniversary of the assassination of Dr. King in a...
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MFS Pro-Am Doubles Championship

January 10, 2018
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MFS Pro-Am Doubles Championship

The 27th Annual MFS Pro Am Doubles Championship was held last week at the University Club.The University Club Pro Doubles Committee included from left: Tom Poor,Greg Collins, Lenny Bernheimer, Amrit Kanwal, and Chris Spahr. Kanwal represneted MFS Investment Management who was the title sponsor of the event. The annual tournament attracted players from nearbyand...
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Get Your Shovel

January 10, 2018
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Get Your Shovel

A car is actually buried under the snow from Thursday’s snowstorm on Mt. Vernon St. Hopefully, the warmer temperatures this week should cause some melting.
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Area A-1 sees 1-Percent Drop in Part One Crime in ‘17

January 10, 2018
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By Dan Murphy Area A-1 saw a 1-percent drop in violent and property crime in 2017 from the previous year.   According to Boston Police, 2,595 incidents of Part One crime were reported between Jan. 1 and Dec. 31, 2017, in the area, which includes Beacon Hill, Chinatown Downtown and the North End, as...
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Winthrop Square Tower Height Lowered

January 10, 2018
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By Beth Treffeisen In a lengthy Draft Project Impact Report that was released on January 2, the developers behind the Winthrop Square Tower outlined their latest plans for redeveloping the abandoned parking garage at 115 Winthrop Square including a new design with less height and possibly more economic benefits for the city. One of...
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Hill Native Finds Career as Safari Guide in African Wilderness

January 10, 2018
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By Dan Murphy Beacon Hill native Hadley Pierce credits her unique career choice as one of the founders and co-owners of a safari company to the indelible impression a family vacation to Africa in 2006 at age 12 left on her. “The landscape was so wide open, and I’d never seen anything like it...
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Beacon Hill Civic Association Community Corner

January 10, 2018
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Happy New Year to all Looking for volunteers to remove decorations this weekend Due to the frigid temperatures last weekend, Undecorating Days were postponed to this weekend, January 13 and 14. Volunteers are needed to remove the garlands and bows from Beacon Hill lamp posts. Please email [email protected] or call the office at 617-227-1922 to...
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A New Leaf for the New Year:Discover the World of Teas with the Mark T. Wendell Tea Company

January 10, 2018
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The Nichols House Museum at 55 Mount Vernon Street in Beacon Hill, will host an exclusive tea program with the Mark T. Wendell Tea Company on Saturday, January 20. Led by Hartley E. Johnson, owner of the Mark T. Wendell Tea Company, our special experience at the museum will include: ~ A brief overview...
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BHCA Zoning and Licensing Notice/Agenda

January 10, 2018
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The Zoning and Licensing Committee of the Beacon Hill Civic Association will meet on Wednesday, January 10th at 7:00 p.m. at 74 Joy Street. All meetings are open to the public. If you are unable to attend but would like to express an opinion, please call (617.227.1922), write (74 Joy Street, Boston, MA 02114)...
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Developers Behind Haddon Hall Switch Gears, Pursuing Residences Instead of Club

January 10, 2018
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By Beth Treffeisen Hexagon Properties announced on Friday, Jan. 5, that they would no longer be pursuing a private club at 29 Commonwealth Ave. The team will soon be presenting plans for luxury residences at the location and will also be pursuing a new location in the Back Bay for the private club. “Over...
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