Archive for May, 2018

Garden Soiree

May 25, 2018
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Garden Soiree

Nancy Schön, a Beacon Hill resident and the renowned sculptor who created the Make Way For Ducklings sculpture in the Public Garden, is presented with a rendering of her sculpture of Myrtle The Turtle. The new sculpture will live in the Myrtle Street Playground in Beacon Hill. John Corey presented the token of gratitude...
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Paula O’Keeffe Receives 21st Annual Beacon Award

May 25, 2018
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At Monday’s annual meeting of the Beacon Hill Civic Association at the Union Club, Paula O’Keeffe was presented the 21st annual Beacon Award for her significant and sustained” contributions to the community. A West Newton native, O’Keeffe was admittedly unfamiliar with the neighborhood when she and her husband Bill moved to a small house...
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New Upgrades Are Coming to 11 Isabella Street in Bay Village

May 25, 2018
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Located next to an abandoned building and surface parking lot in the Bay Village, another building is set to get some renovations along Isabella Street. Two brothers, Benjamin and Daniel Moll of Arx Urban architects and active members in the Bay Village community, presented their plans to update a four story brick building at...
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Now + There Has Big Plans for the Upcoming Year

May 25, 2018
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This year, Now + There, a non-profit that creates temporary public art projects, introduced its 2018 theme, Common Home. Over the next six months, two female artists and seven Boston artists completing the Now + There Public Art Accelerator will present thought-provoking projects that explore such themes as responsibility and power, memory and recorded...
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Beacon Hill Civic Association Community Corner

May 25, 2018
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Waterfall and Whitney elected to BHCA leadership posts Eve Waterfall of West Cedar Street and Robert Whitney of Phillips Street were elected to lead the Beacon Hill Civic Association at its 96th Annual Meeting, held Monday at the Union Club. Both are attorneys who have served on the board of directors for more than...
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Boylston St Marker Project Gets Key Approvals from City Agencies

May 25, 2018
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Two sites along Boylston Street were forever changed when two bombs went off near the finish line in April 2013, changing those families connected to those lost and also the greater Boston community. To mark that horrific event artist Eduardo Stantec worked closely with the families most affected by the bombings to come up...
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Hatch Shell Restoration Project Set to Wrap Up Next Month

May 25, 2018
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The $2.4 million restoration project entailing the replacement of the exterior panels on the dome of the Hatch Memorial Shell on the Charles River Esplanade is expected to wrap up in early June, according to Department of Conservation and Recreation Commissioner Leo Roy. Before this work began, however, two laser scans of the dome...
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Police Briefs 05-22-2018

May 25, 2018
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Trespassing 05/05/18 – At about 6:14 a.m., a male suspect was arrested for trespassing after he was found inside a shed in the rear backyard of a Pinckney Street residence. A witness reported he noticed the suspect pulling on motor vehicle doors earlier. No damage to any vehicles in the area was reported.  ...
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Memorial Day Is a Time for Reflection

May 25, 2018
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The Memorial Day weekend is upon is, a three-day weekend that for most Americans marks the start of the summer season. Many will celebrate appropriately with barbecues and outdoor activities with family and friends. However, amidst our festivities, we should not forget that Memorial Day is America’s most solemn national holiday, marking our nation’s...
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Annual Duckling Day Parade

May 17, 2018
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Annual Duckling Day Parade

Jonathan Krygowski (4) in police uniform and leading a pack of ducklings as in the children’s book, “Make Way for Ducklings,” by Robert McCloskey, during the annual Duckling Day Parade in the Boston Public Garden on Sunday, May 13. Scores of residents and members of Friends of the Public Gardens attended the beloved annual...
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