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Obituaries 11-15-2010

November 16, 2010
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Disque D. Deane Innovative financier and developer of Starrett City Disque D. Deane died in Boston on Nov. 8. He was 89. Mr. Deane was one of the most innovative and creative financiers on Wall Street. One of his more prestigious accomplishments was his revolutionary approach to sale-leaseback transactions. He was a senior partner...

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The election

November 9, 2010
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Representative Marty Walz and State Senator Anthony Petruccelli who both faced opponents in last week’s election and both won resounding victories. Both Walz and Petruccelli were the recipients of solid election victories because they are highly visible, pro-active, hard-working and respond to the call every time for Hill residents – almost without exception. We...

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Craigie Bridge repairs

November 9, 2010
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First traffic reports Monday morning indicated that the closure to incoming traffic into Boston from Cambridge over the Craigie Bridge was not the end of the world. The State Police reported normal traffic flows in and around the area, which, all things considered, was a miracle. Officials are urging those who use the route...

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The Esplanade Play Space

November 9, 2010
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The Department of Conservation and Recreation plans for a Esplanade Play Space for five- to 12-year-olds were released last week. The drawings and architect’s sketches of the proposed play space reveal the physical wonderland for kids to be situated on 10,000 square feet of land. The $1.5 million cost for the play space is...

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Arrest Report 11-08-2010

November 9, 2010
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Larceny from Motor Vehicle 10/26/10 – A victim reported unknown person(s) broke the left rear side window of his 2009 Nissan Altima, which was parked on Revere Street, and stole a laptop and computer bag. Vandalism 10/28/10 – A security guard at the Boston Common garage on Charles Street reported unknown person(s) broke the...

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Obituaries 11-08-2010

November 9, 2010
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Sheila Joan Herbert Boston resident early and late in life Sheila Herbert died on July 7, 2010, at the age of 81. A Boston resident both early and late in life, she spent the majority of her adult years living and working in New York City. Ms. Herbert was born on June 29, 1929,...

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BBGC funds planting of new willow trees

November 2, 2010
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BBGC funds planting of new willow trees

The Esplanade Association’s Executive Director Sylvia Salas and Chair Margo Newman, from the left, accepted a check from the Beacon Hill Garden Club for $7,200 to plant new willow trees around Otis Grove on the Esplanade. Garden Club President Trudi Fondren and horticulture chair Marty Keating presented the check last week.

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Get out and vote

November 2, 2010
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The election is upon us. Go out and do your duty. Do it in the knowledge that things in this nation and in this state must change. Understand that whomever you choose to vote for in this election, the winner will not be panacea for everything that is wrong with the economy. Nor will...

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Hill residents show their support for MGH at Storybook Ball

October 26, 2010
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Hill residents show their support for MGH at Storybook Ball

A number of Beacon Hill residents were among the more than 450 guests in attendance at the 2010 Storybook Ball – a black-tie fundraiser and auction for the Massachusetts General Hospital for Children that took place at The Castle at the Park Plaza Hotel on Oct. 2.

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DCR breaks ground on Community Boating docks

October 26, 2010
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DCR breaks ground on Community Boating docks

The Department of Conservation and Recreation (DCR) broke ground on its $2.8 million rehabilitation of the Community Boating docks on the Charles River Esplanade Thursday at a ceremony that included the state’s Executive Office of Energy and Environmental Affairs Secretary Ian Bowles, DCR Commissioner Richard Sullivan Jr. and Community Boating Executive Director Charles Zechel....

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