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News 09/27/2016

September 29, 2016
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MassDOT installs two pedestrian hybrid beacons to improve pedestrian safety Beacon Hill Times Report The Massachusetts Department of Transportation (MassDOT) has installed two new pedestrian hybrid beacons at the intersection of Land Boulevard and Cambridge Parkway in Cambridge, which are intended to improve pedestrian safety in the area. A pedestrian hybrid beacon is designed...

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News 09/27/2016

September 29, 2016
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BHCA COMMUNITY CORNEr For 95 years the Beacon Hill Civic Association has worked to enhance and protect the quality of life for our residents through community building, civic engagement and historic preservation. With this regular column, we’d like to let you know more about what we are doing to accomplish these goals, a little about our past...

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Police Briefs – 09/27/2016

September 29, 2016
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Larceny from Motor Vehicle 09/18/16 – A victim reported the rear window of her 2015 Mini Cooper was smashed while parked on Charles Street between around 8 p.m. on Sept. 17 and 11:26 p.m. the next day. The victim said clothing was stolen from the motor vehicle.  

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Police Briefs – 09/27/2016

September 29, 2016
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Beacon Hill Beat From Boston Police Area A-1 Assault and Battery, Disorderly Person 09/18/16 – At approximately 12:26 a.m., a male suspect was arrested at the Park Plaza Hotel for assault and battery and being a disorderly person after an altercation with hotel staff and guests.

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Hill House Pancake Breakfast

September 22, 2016
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Hill House Pancake Breakfast

Maddie Schmieg, Taylor Hauff, Charlie and Amelia Perkins, and Lele and Tattie Gibbs at the Hill House Pancake Breakfast on Sunday, Sept. 18. The annual breakfast is a way for the Hill House to give back to the community, which supports the institution wholeheartedly. The Hill House also used the event to let the community...

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He Ain’t Heavy

September 22, 2016
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He Ain’t Heavy

Not to be missed is the annual dog show sponsored by the Common Canine, a sub group of the Friends of the Public Garden. Prizes were awarded for such distinctions as smallest, biggest, friendliest and best trick. Left, Ana and her dog Seychellois won for dog and owner who most look alike; also competing were...

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Mean Homeless Age in A-1 is 42

September 22, 2016
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By Dan Murphy In a recent census conducted by the Boston Police of the overnight homeless population in Area A-1 during the summer months, the mean age of those interviewed was approximately 42 years old. Between Aug. 24 and 26, officers under the supervision of Captain Kenneth Fong of Area A-1, along with a...

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King’s Chapel Lectures to Examine Islam

September 22, 2016
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King’s Chapel, through its Adult Religious Education Committee, will sponsor three free evening lectures in October called “Islam beyond the Stereotypes.” This program is offered to interested neighbors as well as the King’s Chapel community to present an informed view of Islam that avoids stereotypes and acknowledges the wide variety of cultural, social and...

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Downtown View:How to Succeed in Downtown Boston

September 22, 2016
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By Karen Cord Taylor You moved in a couple of weeks ago. Welcome. You’ll love it here. You can walk to everything—work, concerts, shopping, the dentist, the river, the harbor. It’s easy to meet new people because all the downtown neighborhoods have plenty of organizations that are sure to tap into some interest you...

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Pres Debate Gathering at Lala Rokh

September 22, 2016
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Babak Bina, owner of Beacon Hill restaurants Lala Rokh and BIN 26, has an entertaining way for residents to prepare in the hours leading up to the Presidential Debate. Bina invites people to attend a pre-debate gathering “in the neutral zone” at Lala Rokh, 97 Mount Vernon St., on Monday, Sept. 26. Guests can...

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