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City Honors Arborist Henry Davis

City Honors Arborist Henry Davis

On Friday, April 26, the Massachusetts Arborists Association held its annual Arbor Day of Service on Boston Common. More than 50 arborists representing 14 area tree companies were on hand to provide exceptional tree care to the trees of Boston Common. In conjunction with Arbor Day, the Boston Parks and Recreation Department and the...

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Hill Children Raise Money for One Fund Boston

Hill Children Raise Money for One Fund Boston

On Sunday, May 5, Claire Kenney (right) and Marlie Kass (left) pooled their resources, baked cookies and brownies and sold them along with lemonade. One-hundred percent of sales were then donated to the One Fund Boston for people tragically impacted by the events at the Boston Marathon. Thanks to the generosity of people on...

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Shapiro to Be Keynote Speaker at BHCA Meeting

Barbara Shapiro will speak at the Beacon Hill Civic Association’s (BHCA) 91st Annual Meeting on May 20 with an engaging talk about her widely acclaimed novel, The Art Forger.  Shapiro’s latest book is a literary thriller about the Isabella Stewart Gardner Museum heist that spans three centuries of forgers, art thieves, and obsessive collectors,...

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Not to Be Missed

Living on the Hill, the small size of private outdoor spaces is very noticeable. The South End has many public squares that residents tend as their front yards.  Back Bay has many homes with small front yards and the Commonwealth Mall which is lined with trees and shrubs.  With very few exceptions, we do...

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Police Briefs 05-14-2013

Drugs – Possession of a Class D Substance (Marijuana) 05/01/13 – A male suspect was walking on Charles Street near Mt. Vernon Street at around 6 p.m., at which time a police officer performing a paid detail in the area noticed a plastic bag in the suspect’s mouth containing marijuana. The suspect was stopped...

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Hill House Backyard Dash

Hill House Backyard Dash

Laura from KIND shares some healthy snacks with GOTR participants Dr. Deb Bean and Violet stop by for a photo op.

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Soiree en Blanc Set for May 31

The Beacon Hill Civic Association Young Friends invite you to attend the Third Annual Soirée en Blanc on Friday, May 31, 2013 from 7 p.m. to 11 p.m. at The Union Club, 8 Park Street. Come out and kick-off the summer with your Beacon Hill neighbors of all ages. Enjoy live music, cocktails, hors...

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TEA to hold Annual Meeting on May 7

The Esplanade Association (TEA) will host its 12th annual meeting at the Hampshire House, 84 Beacon St. in Boston, On Tuesday, May 7, from 6 to 8 p.m. The meeting will highlight the work done by The Esplanade Association over the past year, as well as discus future goals and projects. Some of this...

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Police Briefs 05-08-2013

Breaking and Entering – Residence 04/24/13 – A Phillips Street resident reported unknown person(s) entered her apartment between 11:30 a.m. and 12:15 p.m. There were no signs forced entry, and jewelry, binoculars, laptop, camera and keys were removed from the residence. Breaking and Entering – Residence  04/29/13  – A Phillips Street resident reported unknown...

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Beacon Hill Shines

Beacon Hill Shines

The Annual Boston Shines Cleanup was held on Saturday. Volunteers took time to give many streets on Beacon Hill a thorough sweeping of the winter’s dirt and sand. In the above photo volunteers gave some much needed TLC at Phillips Street Playground.

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