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TEA’s Moondance Gala On Sept 26

September 17, 2015
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The Esplanade Association’s annual “Moondance Gala” will be held on Saturday, Sept. 26, along the banks of the Charles River in Boston. This highly anticipated elegant evening joins friends from throughout the city and all facets of industries together for one unifying purpose: to celebrate the beautiful Charles River Esplanade, one of Boston’s most...

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Women’s Forum Kicks Off Third Year

September 17, 2015
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By Suzanne Besser Liana Cheney, a neighbor, art scholar and professor, captivated the audience of more than 50 women with a talk on female self-portraits from the 16th century to the present day at last week’s meeting of the Beacon Hill Women’s Forum. Susan Symonds briefly introduced her business, Infinity Portrait Design, to members...

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Obituaries 09-15-2015

September 17, 2015
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George S. Imrey Memorial Service is Friday, September 18 George S. Imrey, age 82, of Boston, Massachusetts passed away on July 13, 2015 with members of his loving family surrounding him.  After being diagnosed with cancer, he lived fully with amazing energy and a continued zest for life until the end.  George was born in Miskolc, Hungary in 1933...

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‘Out of the Park’ Event is Sunday

September 10, 2015
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The Highland Street Foundation, the Boston Red Sox and the City’s Parks and Recreation Department, today announced the second annual “Out of the Park” event, a free, family-friendly program that will transform a busy corner of Boston Common into Fenway Park.  On Sunday, September 13, “Out of the Park” will present the Red Sox/Tampa...

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Police Briefs 09-08-2015

September 10, 2015
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From Boston Police Area A-1 Larceny from Motor Vehicle 08/29/15 – Between 11:50 p.m. on Aug. 28 and 7:10 a.m. on Aug. 29, a victim reported while his 2001 Dodge SUV was parked on Phillips Street, unknown person(s) broke the driver’s side window and removed a backpack containing personal equipment.  Larceny (Bicycle) 08/28/15  –...

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Sasha’s City Passport:A Piece of Panama

September 10, 2015
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By Sasha Mishkin “Blink and you’ll miss it,” I thought to myself, searching the open waters for a 14-foot dark object. Off the island of Contadora in the glistening Gulf of Panama, time was running out on my hour-long Humpback Whale tour.  Apparently I was looking in all the wrong directions, and was glad...

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BTU to Hold Back to School Fair

September 1, 2015
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Save the Date! Join the Boston Teachers Union (BTU) Sept. 19 for their 2nd annual Back to School Fair! This FREE event starts at 2 p.m. and goes until 5 p.m. and features live music, food and other entertainment to help ring in the new school year.  We’ll be giving away over 40,000 free...

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BHCA Block Party Set for Sept.20

September 1, 2015
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Don’t miss the neighborhood’s biggest party!  On Sunday, September 20th, the Beacon Hill Civic Association will once again host the Neighborhood Block Party from 12noon to 4pm in-front of The Firehouse, 127 Mt. Vernon Street. The annual event welcomes back the community after each summer for a fun-filled afternoon.  We’ll have the return of...

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Can the Drug Epidemic be Stopped?

September 1, 2015
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A heroin epidemic is running rapid  throughout every neighborhood in the City of Boston. It’s cheap enough and readily available at the drop of a hat. While police are faced with a monumental task of taking drugs off the streets their efforts continue because most of the time the usual suspects are released by...

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DCF Needs a Complete Overhaul

September 1, 2015
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Governor Charlie Baker has publicly stated that the embattled Department of Children and Families (DCF) still needs to improve but he feels DCF is heading in the right direction. What direction? North, South, East, West or the usual merry-go-round circling approach. In fairness, his administration has inherited the problems facing DCF. That certainly does...

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