Monthly Archives: June 2018

Kingsley Montessori Graduation

June 21, 2018
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Kingsley Montessori Graduation

Dorothy Elizabeth Russell and Ceva Gabrielle Stanley embrace and remember some great memories from elementary school during the Kingsley Montessori School graduation on Thursday, June 13, in the Back Bay Events Center. Graduates were encouraged by Kingsley alumnus Max Aboko-Cole, who delivered the alumni address, and is now a student at American University.

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City Council Adopts Amended Short-Term Rental Ordinance:Eliminates Investor Units, Leeway on Owner-Occupants

June 21, 2018
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The Boston City Council voted late Wednesday afternoon to adopt Mayor Martin Walsh’s amended short-term rental ordinance by a vote of 11-2, eliminating the controversial investor units that have been described as “de facto hotels,” but also giving some new leeway to owner-occupants to rent out their units for short-term platforms. “We have eliminated...

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Emerald Necklace Conservancy to Celebrate 20 Years with Art Exhibition

June 21, 2018
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The Emerald Necklace Conservancy turns 20 this year, and to celebrate, they have proposed a 12-week art exhibition in the parks. This is one of three initiatives the Conservancy is pursuing to honor the anniversary. Exhibition Curator and Project Manager Jen Mergel presented the proposal at a Boston Art Commission hearing on June 12....

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Beacon Hill Civic Association Community Corner

June 21, 2018
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SUMMER EVENING AT OTIS HOUSE THIS THURSDAY Get your tickets online at www.bhcivic.org or call the BHCA office at 617-227-1922.   The Beacon Hill Civic Association has various committees that focus on a targeted range of issues and initiatives aligning with the BHCA mission. Committee chairs volunteer their time and share their expertise to...

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Charles River Watershed Association Welcomes New Executive Director

June 21, 2018
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The Charles River Watershed Association announced that it has named Emily Norton, who is currently director of the Massachusetts Chapter of the Sierra Club, as CRWA’s new executive director. She succeeds longtime CRWA Executive Director Bob Zimmerman. Norton, of Newton, brings widespread experience in both politics and environmental advocacy to CRWA.  Prior to joining...

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Carvalho Sees His Public Service as Setting Strong Foundation for DA Run

June 21, 2018
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Evandro Carvalho believes his campaign for Suffolk County District Attorney is picking up momentum with just under three months to go before the Democratic primary is held on Sept. 4. “It’s an honor to be running, to get to know the various communities in Suffolk County, and I believe we have a great shot...

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Police Briefs 06-19-2018

June 21, 2018
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Beacon Hill Beat From Boston Police Area A-1 Assault and Battery 06/03/18 – A Charles Street restaurant worker reported another employee assaulted him at around 4 p.m. The supervisor said the victim got into a verbal altercation with an employee over doing his side work before it escalated into a physical assault. The store...

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Residents Lack Access to Primary and Specialty Care

June 21, 2018
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While Massachusetts has led the nation with health care reform, residents of the Commonwealth continue to lack basic access to primary and specialty care across the state. Poor patient access to care, an uncontrolled opioid epidemic and rising healthcare costs together present a perfect storm.  Many states however, have been proactive about removing practice...

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Letters to the Editor

June 21, 2018
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My vote in support of Mayor Walsh’s Short Term Rental Ordinance Dear Editor: “Last night, along with many of my colleagues, I attended a ‘Make Boston Affordable!’ community meeting and rally at the Boston Teachers Union co-sponsored by MAHA and the GBIO. Four hundred concerned residents showed up, representing every walk of life, they...

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Visiting the Nichols House

June 15, 2018
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Visiting the Nichols House

Patrons of the de Young Museum in San Francisco, including curator Timothy Burgard, far left, visited the Nichols House Museum on June 8. The Nichols House is open to the public Tuesday through Saturday, 11 a.m. to 5 p.m. with tours on the hour. The current exhibition Their Objects, Their Stories: The Nichols Women...

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