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Hearing Set on West Cedar St. Shed Dormer

On May 1, the Beacon Hill Civic Association’s Zoning & Licensing Committee will meet to discuss the proposed addition of a shed dormer to 5 West Cedar Street.  The proposed scope of work is to add a 12-foot wide shed dormer to the garden courtyard (southfacing) side of the existing gable roof and replace...

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Input Sought for Types of Businesses Here

The Beacon Hill Civic Association’s Retail Vacancy Task Force’s mission is to identify types of stores and businesses the residents want and that will complement the existing retail mix, and then encourage such businesses to open a location in Beacon Hill as vacancies occur. Almost 400 people have already completed the survey that lets the task...

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Forum Set for State Rep. Candidates

On Tuesday, May 7,   beginning at  6:30 pm, the Beacon Hill Civic Association, the Neighborhood Association of the Back Bay, the Cambridgeport Neighborhood Association and the West End Civic Association will present a State Representative Candidates Forum for the 8th Suffolk District, which is made up of Back Bay, Beacon Hill, and the West End...

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Annual Duckling Day Parade, May 12

The Friends of the Public Garden will celebrate Mother’s Day with Boston-area families during its annual “Duckling Day” parade on Sunday, May 12.  Registration will begin at 10:30 a.m. at the Parkman Bandstand in the Boston Common, and the parade will begin at noon. Based on the children’s classic “Make Way for Ducklings” by...

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Police Briefs 04-30-2013

Incidents April 17 16 Hancock St. – Towed Motor Vehicle April 19 77 Charles St – Sick/Injured/Medical – Person April 20 37 Branch St. – Towed Motor Vehicle Mt. Vernon Street – Investigate Property April 21 34 Mt. Vernon St. – Investigate Person 58 Myrtle St. – Investigate Person Beacon Street – Property –...

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Meals and Snacks Throughout the Week

April 23, 2013
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Meals and Snacks Throughout the Week

This group of Boston Police officers were carrying their lunches in the Boston Public Garden. Area restaurants and food trucks have been treating first responders to meals and snacks throughout the week.

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Local ‘Run for the Roses’ Starts April 25

April 23, 2013
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Local ‘Run for the Roses’ Starts April 25

Beginning April 25 through May 4, The Beacon Hill Civic Association (BHCA) is joining forces with five neighborhood businesses to pay homage to The Kentucky Derby by providing their own “Run for the Roses”.  This event will encourage locals to explore the neighborhood and learn more about the unique partnership between the BHCA and...

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Marathon Flags

April 23, 2013
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Marathon Flags

Boston Marathon flags remained aloft this week, flying from the steeple of the Old South Church in Copley Square.

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Beacon Hill Womens’ Forum Kicks off May 6

April 23, 2013
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All neighborhood women are invited to attend the launch of the Beacon Hill Womens Forum, a group designed to bring local women together on a monthly basis. The initial meeting, which will take place on Monday, May 6, at the Hampshire House, kicks off at 6:00 pm with a cocktail reception in the library....

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A Despicable Act an Unspeakable Tragedy

April 23, 2013
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Perhaps I am still in sense of shock as the details and the reality of the bombings at the finish line of the Boston Marathon on Monday sink into my mind. One is almost immune when one hears about civilian targeted  bombs exploding in those places of unrest like the Middle East or Africa....

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