Archive for June, 2018

A Great Day for All Bostonians

June 15, 2018
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Saturday’s Boston Pride Parade, in which mayors from across the nation and  coast-to-coast joined with our Mayor, Marty Walsh, in showing their support for the Rainbow Resistance, was a manifestation of the depth of support for the LGBTQ community throughout the United States. This show of strength is needed more than ever because it...
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‘I Speak for the Trees for the Trees Have No Tongues’

June 12, 2018
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‘I Speak for the Trees for the Trees Have No Tongues’

Miguel Rosales, co-chair of the Beacon Hill Civic Association Tree and Civic Beautification Committee, watering the Phillips Street Playground/Park.
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Neighborhood Locksmith Wears Many Other Hats

June 12, 2018
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Neighborhood Locksmith Wears Many Other Hats

While many know Bob Whitelock as the neighborhood’s resident locksmith who has faithfully served Beacon Hill for the better part of the past 34 years, he is also an accomplished actor, author and musician. The eldest of nine siblings from Spotswood N.J., Whitelock started playing the drums in marching bands as a grade schooler...
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Longfellow Bridge Reopens

June 12, 2018
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Longfellow Bridge Reopens

One day after the Longfellow Bridge fully reopened for the first time in five years, this milestone was commemorated Friday with a reception on the Charles River Esplanade. “This is indeed an opportunity for celebration,” Gov. Charlie Baker told the crowd after reading an excerpt from Henry Wadsworth Longfellow’s “The Bridge.” The scope of...
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Beacon Hill Civic Association Community Corner

June 12, 2018
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The Beacon Hill Civic Association has various committees that focus on a targeted range of issues and initiatives that align with the BHCA mission. Committee chairs volunteer their time and share their expertise to implement plans that relate to the goals of the organization for the good of our neighborhood.   BEACON HILL CIVC...
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SHSB Releases Annual Beach Quality Report Card

June 12, 2018
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The environmental advocacy organization Save the Harbor/Save the Bay (SHSB) released their annual Beach Water Quality Report Card on the Metropolitan Region’s public beaches – just in time for summer. The report card is based on water quality data collected during the 2017 beach season on 15 public beaches in 10 communities, including Lynn,...
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DCR to Close Segments of Multi-Use Path on Esplanade for Renovations

June 12, 2018
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Through the month of June, the Department of Conservation and Recreation (DCR) is closing access to approximately 3,100 feet of the Paul Dudley White Multi-Use Path along the Charles River Esplanade between the Boston University Bridge and Massachusetts Avenue for reconstruction and restoration work. Work will address uneven edges, pavement deterioration, and root damage...
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Charles River Water Quality Earns an A- for the Second Time in the Past Five Years

June 12, 2018
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The EPA has given the Charles River a grade of “A-” for bacterial water quality in the river during 2017. This is only the second time the river has earned a grade as high as an “A-minus,” and both have occurred within the past five years. “The Charles River turnaround is a perfect example...
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New Signs Will Welcome Visitors to the Esplanade

June 12, 2018
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Representatives from the Esplanade Association and the state’s Department of Conservation were on hand Friday to unveil new Welcome Signs for the Charles River Esplanade. “These are going to be the front door to the Esplanade for many years to come,” said Michael Nichols, executive director of the Esplanade Association. “Signage by its very...
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Police Briefs 06-05-2018

June 12, 2018
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Beacon Hill Beat Breaking and Entering – Commercial 05/23/18 – A Stuart Street rental agency reported the office was broken via the garage between 9:13 and 11:18 a.m. The manager said numerous car rental keys were stolen from the locked safe box. The unknown male suspect was caught on camera stealing a silver Mercedes...
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