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Obituaries 06-17-2014

June 16, 2014
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Charles J. ‘Charlie’ Donnelly Jr. Craftsman known throughout neighborhood Charles J. “Charlie” Donnelly Jr. died suddenly on June 5. He was 72. Born and raised in Dorchester, Mr. Donnelly lived in Weymouth for 44 years before moving to Hanover. He graduated from the now-defunct Don Bosco Technical High School, formerly of Boston, and Wentworth...

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Capturing Different Scenes

June 10, 2014
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Capturing Different Scenes

Area artists were busy on Beacon Hill on Saturday capturing different scenes from the perspective of various streets, alleys and yards. Shown above is Meghan Weeks painting the Advent Church.

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History Lesson

June 10, 2014
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History Lesson

The Freedom Trail Station was a popular attraction at the Friends of the Public Garden’s fifth annual “Making History on the Common.”

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New Off-leash Dog Areas Designated on Common

June 10, 2014
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After more than a decade of lobbying for an off-leash dog park in the Boston Common, Boston dog owners finally have a place – or places – to let their doodles, dachshund and Dalmatians romp freely without having to keep an eye out for an approaching Park Ranger. Freely, that is, as long as...

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BHCA Young Friends Summer Soiree Is Set for This Friday

June 10, 2014
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Kick off the summer season on Friday, June 13th with the BHCA Young Friends at the Summer Soirée, from 7-11pm at The Hampshire House. Put on your best summer cocktail attire and get ready to dance to live music by the band Panic Button, while enjoying specialty cocktails and hors d’oeuvres. Photographs will be...

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Congratulations to Our Graduates

June 10, 2014
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Graduation season is upon us, the time of year in which communities all across America celebrate the accomplishments of our young adults who will be receiving their high school diplomas. Graduation is a bittersweet time, marking both an ending and a beginning. For the grads, they will realize that the past four years, which...

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Police Briefs 06-10-2014

June 10, 2014
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Breaking and Entering – Residence 05/29/14 – A victim reported that unknown person(s) removed a laptop, a roll of coins and prescription medicine from her Joy Street apartment sometime between 8 a.m. and 3:30 p.m. Incidents May 27 19 Louisburg Square – Investigation for Another Agency 41 Bowdoin St. – Threats to Do Bodily...

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Sculptures out of Bronze and Glass

Sculptures out of Bronze and Glass

Chris Williams, and third generation metal fabricator, creates sculptures out of bronze and glass.

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Erin Der-mcLeod, Was Named the Winner of the Frances G. Frank Prize

Erin Der-mcLeod, Was Named the Winner of the Frances G. Frank Prize

Erin Der-McLeod, 29, was named the winner of the Frances G. Frank Prize in Gerontology at her recent graduation from the Boston University Graduate School of Social Work. Der-McLeod served as an intern at Beacon Hill Village during the past school year and worked with the demographics of downtown Boston to create a presentation,...

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Duckling Day

Duckling Day

Mayor Martin Walsh receives a “Duckling Day” T-shirt from Friends of the Public Garden Executive Director Elizabeth Vizza.

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