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ParkARTS Outdoor Concerts to Begin on July 10

June 28, 2018
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The Boston Parks and Recreation Department presents the 2018 ParkARTS Citywide Neighborhood Concert Series made possible by Berklee College of Music, Bank of America, The Friends of Ramler Park, and the Fenway Civic Association from July 10 to August 8 in parks citywide. The ParkARTS outdoor neighborhood summer concerts are presented free of charge...

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Applications for Slow Streets Program Available

June 28, 2018
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Mayor Martin J. Walsh announced that applications for the 2018 Neighborhood Slow Streets program are now available. The Neighborhood Slow Streets program is a community-based effort to reduce speeds and improve the quality of life on Boston’s local streets. Neighborhoods associations, community groups, faith-based institutions and other organized groups of neighbors are invited to...

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Bay Village Gets Motor Mart Update and New Church Street Proposal

June 28, 2018
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Developer Boston Global Investors came back to the community last week with an update regarding the Motor Mart garage project. John Hynes, CEO and managing partner of Boston Global Investors, said at a Bay Village Neighborhood Association meeting that they received comments and feedback from the abutters of the garage, the Bay Village Neighborhood...

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BHTNH and Strawbery Banke Museum to Host Reading of Frederick Douglass on July 3

June 28, 2018
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The Black Heritage Trail of New Hampshire (BHTNH and Strawbery Banke Museum will again hold a public reading of one of the 19th century’s most famous speeches, “What to the Slaves is the Fourth of July?”, given by Frederick Douglass in 1852.  The reading will take place at 12PM on July 3rd, 2018, at the Strawbery...

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Charles River Conservancy Gala for Renata von Tscharner’s Retirement

June 28, 2018
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Annenberg Hall of Harvard University is famous for Hogwarts-esque architecture, but on Saturday, June 2, it wasn’t Harry on his broomstick flying through the air, but a puppet of Renata von Tscharner, founder of the Charles River Conservancy, on her bicycle in her signature yellow jacket. The 19th-century wooden space hosted over 300 friends,...

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Police Briefs 06-26-2018

June 28, 2018
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Beacon Hill Beat From Boston Police Area A-1 Larceny from Motor Vehicle 06/13/18 – A victim parked his 2016 Ford Fusion on Charles Street at around 8:30 p.m. on June 12, but when he returned to the vehicle at 1 a.m., the front passenger’s side window was broken and a backpack with a MacBook...

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Letter to the Editor

June 28, 2018
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Plan for 82 Mount Vernon St. raises grave concerns Dear Editor: I am writing to inform you of what is happening at 82 Mount Vernon St., here in Beacon Hill. Back in July of 2017, a developer purchased the entire building for $4 million with a loan from Hingham Institution of Savings for purchase...

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Promises to Make to Yourself

June 28, 2018
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You make promises to others but what promises do you make to yourself?  Making appropriate commitments to yourself is essential for guiding your life in the direction you desire.  If you don’t take care of yourself, no one else will. Start with a belief in yourself along with recognizing that you have inside you...

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Enjoy a Safe and Sane Fourth

June 28, 2018
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The summer season’s big holiday, the Fourth of July, soon will be upon us. Millions of Americans will be celebrating the holiday — which will be a long and extended five-day weekend for many of us — with friends and family in a multitude of ways. Boating, beaching, mountain hiking, and summer getaways of...

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Kingsley Montessori Graduation

June 21, 2018
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Kingsley Montessori Graduation

Students embrace and remember some great memories from elementary school during the Kingsley Montessori School graduation on Thursday, June 13, in the Back Bay Events Center.

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