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This Weekend

November 13, 2012
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Thanksgiving is next week and Christmas is quickly approaching. There are two events this week that can get us into the Christmas spirit and help with some unique gifts. On Wednesday, Tom Kershaw and the Beacon Hill Civic Association are hosting the annual Garlands and Green: A Holiday Gathering on Wednesday night starting at...

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A Good Proposal

November 13, 2012
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The recent hearing on a noise control ordinance by City Councilor Sal LaMattina is in order and overdue.  LaMattina is seeking to put some teeth into a law to make bad neighbors or landlords pay for being a repeated disruption in the neighborhood. The charm of living in Back Bay, Beacon Hill or the...

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Hill House Wrapping Up Successful Soccer Season

November 13, 2012
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As Thanksgiving approaches, the Youth Soccer Season for Hill House winds down.  This week was the close of the season for the younger teams and next week will be the last games for many of the older teams.  As parents who watch their children play in this league know only too well how the...

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Police Briefs 11-13-2012

November 13, 2012
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Robbery – Firearm 11/02/12 – A male victim reported being robbed at gunpoint at Mt. Vernon and Joy streets at around midnight by an unknown male suspect, who stole his wallet, U.S. currency, an iPhone, credit cards and personal papers. The suspect struck the victim in the face with the weapon before fleeing on...

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22nd Annual Raise the Sails Gala

November 6, 2012
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22nd Annual Raise the Sails Gala

Community Boating, Inc. (CBI) is hosting their 22nd Annual Raise the Sails Gala at the Liberty Hotel in Boston, on Wednesday, November 7th at 6:30pm. The funds raised during the festivities will benefit youth and universal access sailing programs. “We’re celebrating a successful year and great program,” says Marcin Kunicki, Development Director. This is...

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BHCA Holiday Party on Nov. 14

November 6, 2012
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BHCA Holiday Party on Nov. 14

Come join the magic at the kick off to the Holiday Season when Tom Kershaw hosts Garlands and Green: A Holiday Gathering, Wednesday, November 14. The Beacon Hill Civic Association’s popular holiday party that helps raise the nearly $12,000 needed to magically transform the 1,100 lamp posts with 2,860 yards of laurel garlands and...

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Halloween

November 6, 2012
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Sandy had blown in on Monday, but by Wednesday the day and night were perfect for Halloween.  Thousands of children, many with their parents, made their way through the neighborhoods to threaten their tricks, but get their treats.  They were not disappointed. Every year, Halloween just seems to get better in our neighborhoods.  We...

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Speaking of Sandy

November 6, 2012
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Looking at the devastation on Wednesday morning of New York City and the coastline, one cannot help but be amazed at how one of the most advanced cities in the world can be humbled in less than 24 hours by Hurricane Sandy. What is most amazing is that this was just a  Category 1 ...

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Theft on Charles Street

November 6, 2012
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On page one of today’s newspaper is a story of a break into a Charles Street business.  The thieves made off with $12,000 of goods during the Hurricane.  While this is a new type of looting to affect Charles St. businesses, shoplifting has always been an issue for many store owners. Sgt. Tom Lenna...

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Police Briefs 11-06-2012

November 6, 2012
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Breaking and Entering – Residence 10/24/12 – A Pinckney Street resident reported unknown person(s) forced the front door lock to their residence between 7:40 a.m. and 6 p.m. The apartment was ransacked, but no property was reported missing at that time. Incidents Oct. 23 40 Beacon St.  – Larceny, Non-Accessory from Vehicle, $200 &...

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