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Beacon Hill Civic Association Zoning and Licensing to Discuss Several Proposals on Wednesday

October 12, 2017
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The Zoning and Licensing Committee of the Beacon Hill Civic Association will meet on Wednesday, October 11 at 7:00 p.m. at 74 Joy Street. All meetings are open to the public. If you have any questions or comments regarding the matter to be heard, please attend. If you are unable to attend but would...

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Hill House’s Fundraising Night at the Museum of Science

October 12, 2017
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On Thursday, Sept. 28, Hill House hosted a fundraising night under the stars at the Museum of Science, with over 150 in attendance and raising over $110,000 for their programs and athletics. Neighbors and friends, new and old, donned lederhosen and dirndls while enjoying craft beer, lawn games and more, all in support of...

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Boston-Mexico Partnership is Featured in BAC Exhibition

October 12, 2017
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Students and faculty from The Boston Architectural College (BAC) are building bridges to Mexico. A collaboration with the Centro Metropolitano de Arquitectura Sustentable (CMAS) in Mexico City has explored local and international work around Rising Tides and Resiliency in Boston and Lynn, Massachusetts; Mangrove Ecosystems in the Yucatan Shores; and the 400 year-old UNESCO...

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Letter to the Editor

October 12, 2017
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REEFER MADNESS Dear Editor: My wife and I have been residents of Beacon Hill for more than forty years. We have had the good fortune to be witnesses and beneficiaries of the great progress that Boston has made as a city over that long period of time. Like many of our neighbors and fellow...

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Bringing Bostonians Together

October 12, 2017
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By: Mayor Martin J. Walsh Every year, more and more people are calling Boston home. Our population is growing: we’re expected to surpass 700,000 residents before 2030, which are numbers we haven’t seen in decades. This growth means that housing is in high demand. In 2014, we released our housing plan. It’s a roadmap...

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Blessing of the Animals

October 5, 2017
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Blessing of the Animals

Last Sunday, the Annual Blessing of the Animals took place at many local churches.In the above photo Fr. John Unni, Pastor of St. Cecilia’s Church in the Back Bay gives the blessing to the pets of local parshioners.

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Beacon Hill Village Elects New Directors

October 5, 2017
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Three downtown residents recently joined Beacon Hill Village’s board of directors. Jan Beaven has been a member of the Village since 2013. She has served on BHV’s Marketing Committee and is vice chair of the Village Council. Beaven lives in Back Bay and is a consultant and former banking professional. Charley Davidson is a...

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Old Fashioned Family Fun at Lala Rokh

October 5, 2017
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For over 20 years, family has always been a huge part of Lala Rokh. They have watched kids grow up over the years and then come in with their own children. This community has always been important to us which is why every Sunday night is Sunday Night Family Night. On Sunday, September 17...

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Public Garden’s Ducklings Turn 30

October 5, 2017
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By Dan Murphy The sculptor who brought Mrs. Mallard and her family of aquatic birds from Robert McCloskey’s classic children’s story “Make Way for Ducklings” to life in the Public Garden will preside over a 30th-birthday celebration for this Boston landmark in the park this Saturday, Oct. 7, from 10 a.m. to 1 p.m....

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Downtown View:Passive vs Active

October 5, 2017
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By Karen Cord Taylor Boston is an odd city in many ways. We do have a lion and a unicorn, but our favorite icons are a grasshopper (Faneuil Hall) a cod (State House) and ducklings and swans (Public Garden). Those creatures might seem insignificant in some cities, but we’re going with what we’ve got....

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