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Esplanade Association and the American Meteorological Society Hosts Public Lecture on ‘Climate Change and Local Solutions’

April 14, 2017
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Although the enormity of global warming can sometimes be daunting, there are many steps that communities, organizations, and people can take to help reverse or slow the negative impacts of climate change. To help inspire local action, the Esplanade Association, in partnership with the American Meteorological Society, will host a community lecture entitled, “Climate...

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Boston City Council Chamber Set for New Accessibility Upgrades

April 14, 2017
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By Beth Treffeisen The Christopher A. Iannella Chamber that hosts the weekly Boston City Council hearings is set for some major accessibility upgrades. At least week’s city council hearing on April 5, City Council President Michelle Wu gave an update on the much needed project as it gets set for construction over the summer....

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Gibson House Museum Recalls Early Baseball in Boston

April 14, 2017
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Baseball fans have a chance to explore the game’s present and revisit its past on Tuesday, May 9, when the Gibson House Museum, in conjunction with the Society for American Baseball Research (SABR) and the Boston Braves Historical Association (BBHA), presents “Boston Baseball’s Colorful Characters.” This is your chance to meet other baseball history...

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Police Briefs 04-11-2017

April 14, 2017
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Beacon Hill Beat From Boston Police Area A-1 Larceny from Building 03/31/17 – At around 2:09 p.m., a security company from a Boylston Street residential complex reported a theft in which unknown person(s) stole a laptop from the lobby concierge desk.  

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Letter to the Editor

April 14, 2017
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Winthrop Square project ‘a  once-in-a generation opportunity for Boston’ Dear Editor. The Friends of the Public Garden and Boston Common have been faithful stewards of these beautiful public green spaces for many years.  The city owes them an enormous debt of gratitude for their dedication. However, that dedication has blinded them to the much...

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“There’s No Place like Advent” Spring Fundraiser

April 7, 2017
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“There’s No Place like Advent” Spring Fundraiser

Bridget Parker, first grade teacher, Laura DiGilami, Nicole DuFauchard, Head of School, and Rebecca Myers, first grade teacher.

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Jean Cain Opening at Core De Vie

April 7, 2017
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Jean Cain Opening at Core De Vie

Long time Beacon Hill artist Jean Cain stands with her artwork on display at Core de Vie, 40 Charles St., where her work will be showcased. The artist, friends, and neighbors stopped by last Thursday evening, March 30, for the opening.

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A Leader of Boston’s Palace of the People Comes to BHWF

April 7, 2017
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On Tuesday evening, April 11, the Beacon Hill Women’s Forum (BHWF) welcomes Vivian Spiro, Chairman of the Board of the Associates of the Boston Public Library, and a key leader in mustering financial support for the ongoing digitization of the BPL’s Special Collections.  If you haven’t visited our Boston Public Library on Copley Square...

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Downtown View:Baffling

April 7, 2017
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So many things I don’t understand. Maybe you don’t either. Some people in some states are all in a lather about women sharing bathrooms with transgender persons who are now female. My question: how would you know? This person presumably looks like a woman. She would go into a stall like any other woman....

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BHCA Community Corner

April 7, 2017
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Cambridge St. Committee Launches New Initiatives The Cambridge Street Quality of Life Committee has launched several initiatives to help keep the street and surrounding areas clean and safe by working with its merchants, the A-1 Boston Police Department and larger institutions on the street. In addition, they are interested in better understanding the needs...

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