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New Off-leash Dog Areas Designated on Common

June 10, 2014
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After more than a decade of lobbying for an off-leash dog park in the Boston Common, Boston dog owners finally have a place – or places – to let their doodles, dachshund and Dalmatians romp freely without having to keep an eye out for an approaching Park Ranger. Freely, that is, as long as...

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BHCA Young Friends Summer Soiree Is Set for This Friday

June 10, 2014
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Kick off the summer season on Friday, June 13th with the BHCA Young Friends at the Summer Soirée, from 7-11pm at The Hampshire House. Put on your best summer cocktail attire and get ready to dance to live music by the band Panic Button, while enjoying specialty cocktails and hors d’oeuvres. Photographs will be...

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Congratulations to Our Graduates

June 10, 2014
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Graduation season is upon us, the time of year in which communities all across America celebrate the accomplishments of our young adults who will be receiving their high school diplomas. Graduation is a bittersweet time, marking both an ending and a beginning. For the grads, they will realize that the past four years, which...

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Police Briefs 06-10-2014

June 10, 2014
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Breaking and Entering – Residence 05/29/14 – A victim reported that unknown person(s) removed a laptop, a roll of coins and prescription medicine from her Joy Street apartment sometime between 8 a.m. and 3:30 p.m. Incidents May 27 19 Louisburg Square – Investigation for Another Agency 41 Bowdoin St. – Threats to Do Bodily...

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Sculptures out of Bronze and Glass

Sculptures out of Bronze and Glass

Chris Williams, and third generation metal fabricator, creates sculptures out of bronze and glass.

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Erin Der-mcLeod, Was Named the Winner of the Frances G. Frank Prize

Erin Der-mcLeod, Was Named the Winner of the Frances G. Frank Prize

Erin Der-McLeod, 29, was named the winner of the Frances G. Frank Prize in Gerontology at her recent graduation from the Boston University Graduate School of Social Work. Der-McLeod served as an intern at Beacon Hill Village during the past school year and worked with the demographics of downtown Boston to create a presentation,...

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Duckling Day

Duckling Day

Mayor Martin Walsh receives a “Duckling Day” T-shirt from Friends of the Public Garden Executive Director Elizabeth Vizza.

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BHCA Zoning to Meet June 4

On June 4th, the Beacon Hill Civic Association’s Zoning & Licensing Committee will meet to discuss the the proposed bakery and cafe to be called “Tatte” at 70 Charles Street. For more details, please visit www.bhcivic.org. Anyone with questions and comments is encouraged to attend.  Those unable to attend, but who would like to...

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Beacon Hill Art Walk

Inside a hidden courtyard was a gallery of vibrant paintings where Catherine Blais hung her floral pieces. Her twin daughters and husband accompanied her and barbequed while their Dalmatian sat wishfully hoping for a treat. Across the alley a string quartet performed in a garden. On June 1, people strolled through the quiet, narrow...

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A Common-sense Approach to Gun Control

The gun control bill announced this week by House Speaker Robert DeLeo represents one of the most (indeed in our view, THE most) comprehensive efforts in our nation to bring about sensible gun control legislation that both improves public safety while also safeguarding the rights of law-abiding citizens to purchase guns as enunciated in...

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