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Undecorating Day Schedule for January 6

January 1, 2013
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Meet at 10 a.m. on Sunday, January 6 for a delicious Pancake Breakfast hosted by Tom Kershaw, at the Hampshire House, 84 Beacon Street. Then, join neighbors as they take down the gas lamp post decorations. No skill is required, and helpers are greatly appreciated. It’s half the time and half the trouble to...

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Christmas Tree Collection on Until Jan. 18

January 1, 2013
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With the holidays in the rear view mirror, Beacon Hill residents can kick their trees to the curb for composting during the next two weeks. Boston’s Public Works Department will collect Christmas trees for composting from January 7 to January 18. Remove all ornaments, decorations, and stands from trees and do not put trees...

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Boston Athenaeum 2013 Concert Series Features Piano Music of the 20th Century

January 1, 2013
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The Winter 2013 Concert Series at the Boston Athenæum, featuring pianist and composer Aaron Jackson, will include music of Beethoven, Smetana, Bartók, Janácek, Berg, Gorecki, Babbitt, Shifrin and Jackson, among others. The Capital Trio will perform on Feb. 8, and cellist Adrienne Taylor will join Jackson on March 16. All concerts will take place...

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Ring out the Old…. We Wish Our Readers a Happy and Healthy 2013

January 1, 2013
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We often quote a verse from Alfred Lord Tennyson’s “Ring Out Wild Bells” when we write our annual New Year’s editorial. We write about the events that happened in the old year and discuss those that may come in the new, as well as our hopes for a better year than the year before....

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Police Briefs 12-31-2012

January 1, 2013
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Robbery – Bank 12/20/12 – A female suspect held up a Beacon Street bank at around 2:20 p.m. after displaying a note and gesturing she had a weapon, She fled on foot in an unknown direction with U.S. currency. Detectives were scheduled to follow up. Assault with a Dangerous Weapon – Knife 12/20/12 –...

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Helping out At The Senior Dinner

December 25, 2012
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Helping out At The Senior Dinner

On Tuesday, Dec. 18, Girl Scout Brownie Troop #65321 from Beacon Hill volunteered at the Hill House Senior Dinner. The Brownies helped with set up, decorating, serving dinner to the seniors and clean up. The girls also provided entertainment and warmed hearts by singing holiday classics like “Rudolph the Red Nosed Reindeer” and “Deck the Halls.” The...

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BHCA Zoning And Licensing Comm. Meeting

December 25, 2012
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On January 9 at 7:30 pm, the Beacon Hill Civic Association will hear from two applicants. The first applicant seeks to change the use of 31 Phillips Street (22-24 Anderson Street) from eight apartments and one store to eight apartments and one office.  Since the commercial use space has lapsed after two years of...

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Ann Brooke Elected President of FOPG

December 25, 2012
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The board of directors of the Friends of the Public Garden has elected Anne Brooke as president. Brooke has been on the Friends board for more than six years, serving as co-chair of the Development and Membership Committees and as a member of the Executive Committee. She and her husband, Peter, live in the...

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Merry Christmas to All: Time to Think About Those Less Fortunate

December 25, 2012
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Another holiday season is here and, as you are reading this, it almost will be over. All of the preparations and plans we’ve made in anticipation of the seasonal events soon will come to fruition and will become just another memory in our photo albums and DVD files. Most of us will mark the...

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Police Briefs 12-24-2012

December 25, 2012
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Robbery – Firearm 12/14/12 – A victim reported two male suspects approached him on Grove Street near Cambridge Street at around 8:18 p.m. and displayed a black handgun. The suspects then stole victim’s rings, iPhone and wallet, which contained ATM cards and personal papers. Incidents Dec. 13 3 Branch St. – Auto Theft 151...

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