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Green and White Helping a Neighborhood ‘Angel’

April 21, 2014
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Green and White Helping a Neighborhood ‘Angel’

This year marks the 90th anniversary of the George Robert White Memorial Fountain, which locals and visitors often refer to as “The Angel.” Located in the Public Garden near the corner of Beacon and Arlington streets, the sculpture and fountain honors one of Boston’s greatest benefactors. When White died in 1922, his will included...

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Hill Establishments Join in Fight Against Breast Cancer

April 21, 2014
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Seven Beacon Hill establishments are taking part in the 15th annual Boston Bakes for Breast Cancer to support the fight against the disease. Participating establishments include Beacon Hill Hotel & Bistro, Figs, Mooo…, No. 9 Park, Scampo, the Tip Tap Room and Whole Foods Market at Charles River Plaza. Establishments have the option to...

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Police Briefs 04-22-2014

April 21, 2014
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Unarmed Robbery 4/16/14 – A female victim reported while walking on Hancock Street at around 3:50 p.m., a male suspect pushed her from behind and grabbed her Apple iPhone and fled on foot down Myrtle Street. Incidents April 16 Beacon Street – Larceny, Non-Accessory from Vehicle, $200 & Over 67 Hancock St. – Robbery...

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Livingstone Re-election Campaign

April 14, 2014
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Livingstone Re-election Campaign

State Rep. State Rep. Jay Livingstone (third from right) is seen with supporters at his re-election kickoff event, which took place last Tuesday at Tico restaurant in the Back Bay.

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Paulist Center Welcomes All for Holy Week Services

April 14, 2014
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Paulist Center Welcomes All for Holy Week Services

This week, Christians around the world are celebrating Holy Week. On Beacon Hill, The Paulist Center is using the occasion to echo the welcoming tone of the popular new pope by inviting people to worship with them. The Center’s message: If you like Pope Francis, you’ll love the Paulist Center! As the local Catholic...

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Room with a Vieux to Hold ‘retirement’ Auction April 26

April 14, 2014
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Room with a Vieux to Hold ‘retirement’ Auction April 26

While A Room with a Vieux has closed its Charles Street and Brookline showrooms after more than 30 years as a leading importer and dealer of high-end French antiques, collectors will have the opportunity to bid on its extensive inventory during a one-day, unreserved auction on Saturday, April 26. Grogan and Company, Fine Art...

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Window Box Contest Is Underway

April 14, 2014
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Spring has sprung!  Flowers and greens are starting to be seen in window boxes, planters and gardens throughout the Hill. “Beautify Beacon Hill” is your chance to recognize those who are allowing our neighborhood to flourish. The Beacon Hill Civic Association, the Beacon Garden Club and The Beacon Hill Times are launching the second...

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A Special Easter

April 14, 2014
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This week and especially on Sunday, many churches will be overflowing as parishioners go to church to celebrate Easter. Easter is always a magical time for children. As a family, we always held off hiding the Easter candy around the house until after Mass.  This action prompted our youngest to go to church a...

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Police Briefs 04-15-2014

April 14, 2014
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Incidents April 3 Garden Street – Open and Gross Lewdness Hancock Street    – Larceny, Non-Accessory from Vehicle, Under $50 April 4 144 Charles St. – Motor Vehicle Accident – Leaving Scene – Property Damage April 5 15 Louisburg Square – Other Service/Event April 6 15 Louisburg Square  – Other Service/Event

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Spring Fashion

April 7, 2014
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Spring Fashion

Beacon Hill Women’s Forum members were treated to an evening of glamour at last week’s Charles Street Couture, featuring contemporary spring fashions offered by nine women-owned neighborhood boutiques, hair and beauty salons. Owners of boutiques modeling fashions are (left to right) Rebecca Hall of Crush, Amy Bailey of Beauty Mark and Townhouse Beauty Bar,...

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