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Celebrating 50 Years

April 16, 2013
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Celebrating 50 Years

Seated at last week’s Beacon Hill Circle for Charity 50th annual meeting are three former presidents. (left to right) Kate Enroth, who served from 2011-2013; Sharon Beardsley Clarke, who was president 2001-2003; and, Deborah Hanley, president in 2003-2005. Fancy Zilberfarb (not pictured) was elected its 27th president.

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Tracy Drops out of State Rep. Race

April 16, 2013
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Candidate for state representative Nils Tracy announced last week that he is ending his bid for the 8th Suffolk seat and throwing his support behind fellow Democrat Jay Livingstone. “I chose to run for state representative because I believe the 8th Suffolk District deserves a strong progressive leader. I now believe Jay Livingstone is...

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Nominations Sought for Beacon Award

April 16, 2013
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The Beacon Hill Civic Association (BHCA) welcomes the community to nominate candidates for this year’s Annual Beacon Award. Nominations will be accepted through end of day Friday, April 19. The Beacon Award was instituted in 1997 by the, as part of its Diamond Jubilee Year. of the BHCA.  The award annually honors individuals or...

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Get Involved in the Election

April 16, 2013
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The upcoming municipal election for Mayor and City Council will be one of the most important decisions that local voters will have to make in recent history. It is hard to believe that, while there have been a total of 16 elected and acting Mayors of Boston since 1900, there have been only three...

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Police Briefs 04-16-2013

April 16, 2013
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Larceny – Bicycle 04/06/13 – At around 1:42 p.m., a Charles Street store reported a male and female, who were browsing, stole five polo shirts before fleeing on foot towards Cambridge Street. Incidents April 4  33 Bowdoin St.  – Motor Vehicle – Leaving Scene – Property Damage April 5 170 Cambridge St.  – Breaking...

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Boston Conservatory’s 13th Annual Gala

April 9, 2013
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Boston Conservatory’s 13th Annual Gala

Beacon Hill resident and Boston Conservatory Director of Development Eileen Meny is shown with Larry Jacobs at the Boston Conservatory’s 13th annual gala, Reaching for the Stars that was held on March 16. More than 300 guests enjoyed the festivities.

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Beacon Award Nominations Wanted

April 9, 2013
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The Beacon Hill Civic Association invites the community to nominate candidates for the 17th Annual Beacon Award. Instituted in 1997 by the BHCA as part of its Diamond Jubilee Year, the Beacon Award annually honors those individuals or groups deserving of particular recognition for significant and sustained contribution to the Beacon Hill community. Past...

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BHCA Zoning & Licensing Postponed

April 9, 2013
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Projects at 3 Charles River Sq, 87 Chestnut St, and 106 Cambridge St are slated to come before the BHCA’s Zoning & Licensing Committee Wednesday, April 10.  The committee postponed their initial meeting, April 3 and will now meet tomorrow at 7:30pm at 74 Joy Street. The first applicant/owner of 3 Charles River Square...

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April is Designated as Membership Month at the Civic Association

April 9, 2013
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The Beacon Hill Civic Association (BHCA), now in its 91st year of working with the Beacon Hill community, is devoting the month of April to encourage residents, businesses, and non-profit organizations to join or renew their membership. There are many important reasons to join the BHCA: to amplify residents’ voices, to act as an...

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Police Briefs 04-09-2013

April 9, 2013
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Larceny from a Motor Vehicle 03/28/13 – A victim reported she parked her 2006 Hyundai on Charles Street South at around 7:08 p.m., after which an unknown person(s) broke the rear driver’s side window and removed a laptop, a black leather carry bag and personal papers. Larceny – Bicycle 03/31/13 – A victim reported...

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