Archive for September, 2018

Beacon Hill Civic Association Community Corner

September 4, 2018
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“Sacred Spaces as Civic Spaces” The BHCA and the Museum of African American History once again collaborated for the Historic Preservation Roundtable, held last Wednesday evening at the MAAH. The distinguished panel of the fifth HPR included Barnet Kessel, Executive Director of the Vilna Shul, Marita Rivero, Executive Director of the MAAH, and Architect...
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Governor’s Nominations Highlight Statewide Races

September 4, 2018
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The battle for the Democratic and Republican nominations for governor highlight the slew of statewide races that Boston residents will vote on when they go to the polls for the Sept. 4 primary election. For the Democratic nomination, Bob Massie is taking on Jay Gonzalez. Massie is an author, activist, and former leader of...
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5 Candidates Battle for Suffolk County District Attorney

September 4, 2018
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With Suffolk County District Attorney (DA) Dan Conley announcing earlier this year that he will not seek re-election after leading the office for more than 15 years, a crowded field has emerged to replace him. Five candidates—Evandro Carvalho, Linda Champion, Greg Henning, Shannon McAuliffe, and Rachael Rollins—are facing-off for the Democratic nomination on Sept....
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Forde Seeks Register of Deeds Post

September 4, 2018
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Katie Forde has announced for Register of Deeds for Suffolk County. The following is her statement: My name is Katie Forde, I’m running to be the next Register of Deeds for Suffolk County, and I’m writing to ask that you consider supporting me in the Democratic Primary on September 4th. I am running for...
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Outgoing DA Dan Conley Endorses Greg Henning for Suffolk County District Attorney

September 4, 2018
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Candidate for Suffolk County District Attorney Greg Henning today received the endorsement of outgoing Suffolk County District Attorney Dan Conley. Conley joined Henning to talk to voters at a door-to-door campaign canvass in Hyde Park on Saturday, Aug. 18, at 11 a.m., starting in Cleary Square, at the corner of Hyde Park Avenue and...
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Police Briefs 08-28-2018

September 4, 2018
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Beacon Hill Beat From Boston Police A-1 Larceny from a Motor Vehicle 08/15/18 – The victim reported he parked his 2014 Toyota Highlander on Fayette Street at about 6 p.m. on Aug. 14, but when he returned at around 6 a.m. the next day, he observed that the driver’s side front-door and window had been...
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Don’t Gamble the Planet’s Future on Unproven Technology

September 4, 2018
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A group of senators recently introduced a bill that aims to combat climate change by funding research into “negative emission technologies,” which take greenhouse gases out of the atmosphere and store them underground. But these technologies aren’t very effective — and probably never will be. Investing in them would divert resources from proven emission-reduction...
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Senator John McCain

September 4, 2018
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In an era when cynicism and a lack of faith in our political leaders and institutions is at an all-time high — the roots of which can be traced back to the 1960s and the subsequent Watergate scandal — Senator John McCain truly stood out as a man whose essential belief in the values...
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Get Out and Vote

September 4, 2018
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This Tuesday, the day after Labor Day, is primary election day across the state for both national and state offices. Although primary elections in Massachusetts generally are of little or no consequence because of the overwhelming Democratic voting enrollment and because most Democrats run unopposed, this year’s primary election is different. Thanks to the...
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