Monthly Archives: March 2018

Beacon Hill Civic Association Community Corner

March 23, 2018
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Community Invited to Nominate Candidates for 21st annual Beacon Award As part of its Diamond Jubilee Year (1922-1997), the Beacon Hill Civic Association instituted an annual community award to honor those people and groups deserving of particular recognition for their significant and sustained contributions to the Beacon Hill community. It was named the Beacon...

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Cambridge Trust Co to Showcase Local Artist

March 23, 2018
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The Cambridge Trust Company’s Beacon Hill branch at 65 Beacon St. is showcasing “Water Works,” a collection of oil/cold encaustic paintings by Boston resident and fine artist Walter Baranowski, as part of its ongoing commitment to support and celebrate the cultural and economic importance of art in the community. The branch will also host...

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Mayor’s Cup Street Hockey Tournament Coming April 17-19

March 23, 2018
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Mayor Martin J. Walsh and the Boston Parks and Recreation Department will host the 2018 Mayor’s Cup Street Hockey Tournament in partnership with the Boston Bruins on April 17, 18, and 19 during the April public school vacation week. “Every year, young players from neighborhoods across Boston compete in the Mayor’s Cup Tournament for...

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Charlesgate Alliance Moves Forward with Plan to Reclaim Forgotten City Neighborhood

March 23, 2018
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The Charlesgate Alliance is energized and optimistic as the spring equinox approaches, according to a press release from the group established with the goal of piecing back together a forgotten Boston neighborhood that abuts the Back Bay and Fenway and runs adjacent to Kenmore Square and was lost more than half a century ago...

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Stop Child Predators Looks to Strengthen:Mayor Walsh’s Short-Term Rental Ordinance

March 23, 2018
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Stop Child Predators, a nonprofit organization that combats the sexual exploitation of children and protects victims nationally, is asking Boston City Councilors to help strengthen Mayor Martin Walsh’s short-term rental ordinance by removing provisions that allow for commercial investors. The non-profit organization believes the short-term ordinance is a strong first step in protecting the...

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Registration Now Open for All Girls Sports Festival

March 23, 2018
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Mayor Martin J. Walsh, the Boston Parks and Recreation Department, and Boston Centers for Youth & Families invite girls from throughout the city to spend their April school vacation at the All Girls Sports Festival in Roxbury.  The free four-day event will take place April 17 to April 20 from 8:30 a.m. to 3:30...

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BHV to Discuss Protecting Against Scams, Financial Fraud, and Identity Theft

March 23, 2018
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Join Beacon Hill Village in collaboration with AARP for a discussion on how to spot and avoid financial fraud and identity theft so you can protect yourself and your family on Thursday, April 26. Learn what steps to take to keep your computer and cell phone safe from scams. The AARP speaker will invite people to join...

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Police Briefs 03-20-2018

March 23, 2018
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Beacon Hill Beat Larceny from a Building 02/26/18 – At around 9:58 p.m., officers responded to a Park Plaza restauraånt for a stolen property report. The hostess said she was giving food to a male suspect who then stole her iPhone from the behind the stand when she wasn’t looking.

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How Summer Jobs Make a Difference

March 23, 2018
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If you asked anyone working today, I bet they can remember their first summer job. It might have been flipping burgers, lifeguarding at the community pool, or helping kids as a camp counselor. Growing up, everyone in my neighborhood had a summer job — it meant independence, and extra money in your pocket. I...

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Letters to the Editor

March 23, 2018
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Making a case for the 100-percent Renewable Energy Bill Dear Editor: I am writing to echo the sentiments of the author of the opinion piece “Is this the new normal” (March 10, 2018) and highlight an important piece of legislation that would help mitigate the devastating effects of climate change. The ambitious 100-percent Renewable...

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