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BHCA Community Corner

April 7, 2017
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Cambridge St. Committee Launches New Initiatives The Cambridge Street Quality of Life Committee has launched several initiatives to help keep the street and surrounding areas clean and safe by working with its merchants, the A-1 Boston Police Department and larger institutions on the street. In addition, they are interested in better understanding the needs...

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City Breaks Ground on Common Renovations

April 7, 2017
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By Dan Murphy The Boston Parks and Recreation Department has broken ground on its $3.3 million renovation of Parkman Plaza at the Visitor Information Center and Tremont Street edge on the Boston Common. The project includes improvements to Parkman Plaza (Visitor Information Center Plaza), Tremont Street sidewalk reconstruction, and Lafayette Mall enhancements through the...

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Related Beal Launches Parking Space Sales at Charles Street Garage for Beacon Hill and West End Residents:Select Parking at 144 Charles Street Converting to Deeded Condominium Spaces

April 7, 2017
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Related Beal, a fully integrated real estate firm focused on development opportunities in Boston and its surrounding areas, today announced the launch of sales for deeded parking spaces at the Charles Street Garage located at 144 Charles Street in Beacon Hill.  Earlier this year, Related Beal notified the Beacon Hill neighbors of their plan...

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Hill Applies for City’s ‘Neighborhood Slow Streets’ Program

April 7, 2017
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By Dan Murphy Under the auspices of the Beacon Hill Traffic and Parking Committee, the neighborhood has applied to participate in the city’s “Neighborhood Slow Streets” program. Each year, residents, neighborhood associations and other community-based organizations can apply for traffic calming in a specific neighborhood. Selected neighborhoods will work with the Boston Transportation Department and...

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Trump Fails to Put Kids First in “America First” Budget

April 7, 2017
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By Senator Sal DiDomenico President Donald Trump recently released his 2018 budget, outlining billions of dollars in cuts to vital governmental agencies and services. Almost laughably, the Administration has titled its budget “America First,” despite zeroing out and reducing funding for programs that help millions of Americans. Included in those cuts was the complete...

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How We’re Investing in Our Boston Public Schools

April 7, 2017
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By Mayor Martin J. Walsh Education provides a solid foundation for a growing and thriving city. An investment in our children’s education is an investment in Boston’s future. We want the best future possible for our kids, and their school days filled with opportunity, growth, and promise. That’s why we’re going to invest a...

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Max Reger Gala

March 31, 2017
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Max Reger Gala

Haig Hovsepian performed a Max Reger solo on the violin during the annual Max Reger Gala at the Church on the Hill Saturday night, March 25. Residents and performers gathered at the church to support the cause of providing support to disadvantaged children involved in the serious study of music.

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Certificate Issued for Temple Street

March 31, 2017
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By Dan Murphy The city’s Environment Department issued a certificate of appropriateness on March 15 for the proposed residential redevelopment of the Hiriam J. Archer and Frank J. Donahue buildings at Temple and Derne streets. Dedham-based JDMD Owner, LLC, plans to convert the two, interconnected buildings previously owned and occupied by Suffolk University into...

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Re-Shaping the BPDA:Women Now Make Up the Majority of Workers at the Agency

March 31, 2017
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By Beth Treffeisen The Boston Planning and Development Agency (BPDA) formerly the Boston Redevelopment Authority (BRA) was formed in 1957. Throughout the years, this agency has decided in many ways what direction the City should go in by having a tight fingertip on every major development that has come through Boston over the past...

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Downtown View:Where Things Stand:Allston Interchange

March 31, 2017
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By Karen Cord Taylor If you live in downtown Boston, you probably know this place from your car only. This is where either you paid your first toll on the Mass Pike after you sailed past BU, or where you got on the pike via a long, winding ramp after driving out from downtown...

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