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Still Time to Beautify Beacon Hill

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 Hill Garden Club and The Beacon Hill Times are hosting the...

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Traffic Woes Will Increase in Neighborhood

Once all the projects are completed in the North Station area, the vehicle traffic will increase dramatically on Causeway, Commercial and North Margin Streets as well as the Charlestown Bridge and Atlantic Avenue. Several commercial buildings including a hotel and a new Converse headquarters will appear on the horizon and many residential units will...

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Police Briefs 05-27-2014

Larceny (Bike) 05/14/14 – A victim reported that she left her black Raleigh bicycle in the lobby of a Beacon Street building at around 9:20 a.m., and when she returned at approximately 11 a.m., it was stolen. A witness observed a male suspect wearing a hat take the bicycle. Incidents May 14 42 Beacon...

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Memorial Day Ceremonies Planned

Mayor Martin J. Walsh and the Boston Parks and Recreation Department have announced Memorial Day observances taking place in City-owned parks and cemeteries. On Thursday, May 22, the Massachusetts Military Heroes Fund, a nonprofit dedicated to the families of military service personnel from Massachusetts fallen in service to the United States, will host a...

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Hill House and TEA Partner on 5K Dash

On Saturday, May 31st, the Esplanade Association will partner with Hill House to host the first-ever Esplanade 5K Dash. This exciting new race is open to just 350 runners, and takes place along some of the most beautiful stretches of the Charles River Esplanade.  Runners of all ages can compete for medals, enjoy the...

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Observe Memorial Day

Memorial Day Weekend is quickly approaching.  For many residents, this weekend symbolizes the beginning of the summer.  There will be a day off from work or school.  There will be cookouts and celebrations.  There will be a respite from our harried schedules of work and life with our children. However, Memorial Day has a...

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Police Briefs 05-20-2014

Larceny—Shoplifting 5/8/14—At about 12:45 p.m., a male suspect was arrested for shoplifting a hooded sweatshirt from a Cambridge Street bookstore. Incidents May 7 70 Mt. Vernon St. – Parking Violation 14 Myrtle St. – Sick/Injured/Medical-Person May 8 101 Chestnut St. – Parking Violation 148 Cambridge St. – Larceny, Shoplifting, $50 to $199 May 10...

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Myrtle St. Playground Clean-up

Myrtle St. Playground Clean-up

On Saturday, local residents took to the streets and playgrounds in Beacon Hill as part of the Boston Shines campaign. Rain may have dampened a few, but not these people who took to cleaning and mulching the beds in the Myrtle St. Playground. Shown are from left Jaime Horgan, Rita Horgan, Ashley Harmon, Kristina...

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Suffolk Students Find a Green Way to Help People in Need

On Move Out Day, May 2, Suffolk University undergrads cleaned out their dorm rooms and headed home for the summer break. Left behind were items they no longer needed, like clothing, bedding, microwaves, shelving units, plastic bins and non-perishable foods. All of that gear didn’t end up as trash littering Boston streets or waste...

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Beacon Hill Garden Club Hosts a Special Event Thursday

We welcome the opportunity to remind our readers about a very special event, the 85th “Hidden Garden Tour of Beacon Hill” that is scheduled for this Thursday, May 15. This is one of the most anticipated events of the year in our neighborhood. As Amy Wilson, communications chair for the Garden Club, told the...

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