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Decorating the Hill Is Sunday

December 2, 2013
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This weekend neighbors will be out on the the various streets of Beacon Hill with ladders and garlands and bows to decorate the lamp posts. This annual tradition is a lot of fun and transforms our streets into a winter wonderland. We are printing the notice from the Beacon Hill Civic Association and urge...

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On the Set of the Movie “The Forger”

November 25, 2013
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On the Set of the Movie “The Forger”

Beacon Hill’s Noelle Champoux-Olson and her son Bennett Olson, 9, joined John Travolta on the set of the movie “The Forger” in Natick on Tuesday. Bennett is a patient at Dana-Farber/Boston Children’s Cancer and Blood Disorders Center. He and some other pediatric patients served as extras in the film.

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Seeking Holiday Helpers for Decorating Days Here

November 25, 2013
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Nothing signals the beginning of the holiday season more than the annual Holiday Decorating Days sponsored by the Beacon Hill Civic Association. It is a way to enjoy friends and neighbors while hanging 2,680 yards of laurel garlands and 2,400 red bows on Beacon Hill’s 1,100 gas lamps. Every year it takes hundreds of...

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Patronize Local Merchants During This Holiday Season

November 25, 2013
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Each year after we gather with friends and family to enjoy a turkey dinner and some pumpkin pie, we set our minds on the Holidays. The hustle and bustle set-in and the list of gifts and gatherings continue to grow. This year, The Beacon Hill Civic Association (BHCA) wants to remind residents to shop...

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Happy Thanksgiving

November 25, 2013
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All across the United States, Americans will be traveling far and wide to visit their families and loved ones to spend Thanksgiving Day, our unique, national holiday that celebrates nothing in particular. But that is the beauty of Thanksgiving. We feel no compulsion to do anything (unless we have to do the cooking!) or...

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Police Briefs 11-26-2013

November 25, 2013
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Larceny –Shoplifting 11/14/13 – A Charles Street boutique reported a female suspect stole a green blouse and fled on foot at around 6:55 p.m. Incidents Nov. 14 Charles Street        - Larceny, Non-Accessory from Vehicle, $200 & Over 131 Charles St.  – Larceny, Shoplifting, $50 to $199 84 Myrtle St.  – Motor Vehicle Accident...

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Suffolk Univ. Officially Starts 20 Somerset

November 19, 2013
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Suffolk Univ. Officially Starts 20 Somerset

Suffolk University broke ground on a new academic building at 20 Somerset St. on Thursday. The building, designed by NBBJ architects, will provide a new academic home for Suffolk students and provide technology-enhanced instructional space for science and general study. Eight floors of the 10-story building will hold flexible classrooms designed to support active...

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Garlands and Green Event Is This Wednesday Night

November 19, 2013
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Join friends and neighbors as you ring in the holiday season at Garlands and Green: A Holiday Gathering, tomorrow Wednesday, November 20. Tom Kershaw sponsors this annual fun and festive Beacon Hill Civic Association party, that helps raise the $12,000 in funds needed to support the magical transformation of gas lamp posts on Beacon...

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‘There’s No Place like Home’ at BHCA Fundraiser

November 19, 2013
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“There’s No Place Like Home” and Beacon Hill Civic Association’s 42nd annual Winter Gala Committee invite neighbors to celebrate the historic jewel we all call home. Join the Honorary Winter Gala Committee at the Civic Association’s annual fundraiser benefiting the Beacon Hill Civic Association, as the group fetes friendship and community on Saturday, Feb....

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A Nice Tradition

November 19, 2013
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The Esplanade Association recently held their third annual canine promenade where more than 100 dogs were on show and almost twice as many owners. Living in the city and especially in our neighborhood, one immediately thinks that there is not enough room to have a dog.  But our neighbors show that this is not...

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