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Students are Invited to Apply for City’s Exam Schools

September 14, 2018
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The Boston Public Schools (BPS) will offer the Independent School Entrance Examination (ISEE) for admission to the city’s three examination schools on Saturday, Nov. 3, at 8 a.m. Testing will take place at seven locations across the city. The deadline for registration is Sept. 21. Students must currently be in Grades 6, 8 or...

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BHAC Agenda

September 14, 2018
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The Beacon Hill Architectural Commission (BHAC) will hold its monthly public hearing on Thursday, September 20, 2018 at 5 p.m.in Boston City Hall at Piemonte Room on the 5th Floor. Violations 19.176 BH 60 Chestnut Street Applicant: John Holland, Holland Companies. Proposed Work: Installation of deck railing at rooftop deck at rear garage; installation...

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Police Briefs 09-11-2018

September 14, 2018
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Beacon Hill Beat Burglary – Residential  08/29/18 – A Lime Street resident reported an unknown male suspect caught on a neighbor’s video camera throwing a brick through the glass of the inner hallway door of his apartment some time between 9 p.m. on Aug. 28 and 8 a.m. the next day. The suspect then...

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Global Leaders Dither While Disease Races to Latin America

September 14, 2018
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You’re nearly twice as likely to die from colon cancer living in a Latin American country than you are living in the United States. Global health leaders are trying to fix this disparity. But unfortunately, they’ve misdiagnosed the problem. Some blame intellectual property protections for pharmaceuticals. They argue that allowing companies to patent new...

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Happy Rosh Hashanah

September 14, 2018
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We join the community in wishing our friends and neighbors of the Jewish faith a happy and healthy New Year. Rosh Hashanah began Sunday night at Jewish places of worship and the services include the traditional sounding of the shofar. Rosh Hashanah and Yom Kippur (The Day of Atonement, which begins next Tuesday at...

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Obituaries 09-11-2018

September 14, 2018
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Denise C. Rollinson Sassower Emergency medicine physician, nutritionist and fitness enthusiast Denise C. Rollinson Sassower, MD, passed away suddenly and unexpectedly on July 19. For 24 years, she was the very beloved wife of Dr. Kenneth C Sassower.  She was also the loving daughter of the late John and Therese Lefebvre Rollinson; the dear...

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Women’s Forum Opens Sixth Season on Sept. 11

September 10, 2018
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Women’s Forum Opens Sixth Season on Sept. 11

A new social phenomenon appeared on the Boston scene in 2013: the Beacon Hill Women’s Forum (BHWF). Many wondered, at the time, some dismissively, “What can it possibly be?” Five years later, BHWF is “Boston strong,” and the value and meaning of the group has emerged with greater clarity. Founded by brainy Beacon Hill...

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Charles River Bistro Celebrates Five Years along the Charles River Lagoon

September 10, 2018
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This year, Boston’s beloved, Charles River Bistro, located on the banks of the Charles River Lagoon, celebrates its 5th anniversary. Under the leadership of owner, Chris Sinclair, The Bistro has introduced a number of exciting additions including a newly enhanced food and beverage menu as well as a brand new, lighted beer garden fence...

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Beacon Hill Civic Association Community Corner

September 10, 2018
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A Bit of BHCA History The shelves at the Beacon Hill Civic Association at 74 Joy Street are full of ledgers and meeting notes dating back to the founding of the organization in 1922. The first meeting of what was then called the Beacon Hill Association took place on December 5, 1922, at 4...

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Patterned Behavior Art Mural Extended Additional Year on Esplanade

September 10, 2018
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Patterned Behavior was intended to enliven a concrete-heavy portion of the park and reduce graffiti vandalism. The vibrant and playful design is enjoyed by the thousands of people who utilize this section of the Esplanade every day, including commuters on Storrow Drive, bicyclists, boaters, rowers, runners, and pedestrians.  The mural debuted to critical acclaim,...

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