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A Great Time Was Had by All

September 25, 2012
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Last week’s Beacon Hill Civic Association annual block party was a tremendous success. Hundreds of Beacon Hill residents attended the affair which featured multiple venues that appealed in one way or another to nearly all those who came out for the event. The weather was fabulous, so warm and sunny – a quintessential pre-fall...

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The Day of Atonement

September 25, 2012
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Wednesday will mark the Jewish High Holiday of Yom Kippur. For Jews this is the most sacred holy day of the year, when God closes the Book of Life after deciding whose names get written into it. The Day of Atonement is indeed the moment all Jews are asked to atone for the sins...

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Mass. Eye and Ear Teams Up with Joslin Center on Research

September 18, 2012
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Mass. Eye and Ear Teams Up with Joslin Center on Research

The Massachusetts Eye and Ear Infirmary and the Joslin Diabetes Center announced last week that they have reached agreement to form a clinical and research alliance, aimed toward providing coordinated high-quality care to eye patients throughout Greater Boston, especially those with or at-risk for diabetes-related eye disease. The new collaboration brings together Boston’s two...

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Moon Dance by TEA Set for Sept. 29

September 18, 2012
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The Esplanade Association (TEA) is celebrating Boston’s historic park and the organization’s vision for its thorough restoration during the Esplanade Moon Dance Gala. The party will take place on Saturday, September 29, from 6:30pm-midnight at the Charles River Esplanade. The Gala is TEA’s largest fundraiser and will help support priorities addressed in Esplanade 2020,...

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Redistricting Veto by Mayor; the Right Thing

September 18, 2012
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Without getting into the Boston neighborhood redistricting minutiae, suffice to say the Boston City Council erred when it went about changing voter lines and city council districts in what appears to have been a highly questionable manner. It was so questionable that Mayor Thomas Menino vetoed the measure. As a result, the redistricting bill...

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The Jewish New Year

September 18, 2012
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Boston’s Jewish community has ushered in the New Year with synagogue services, prayer and with traditional family gatherings. Now comes the ten days of penitence for Jews all over the world, during which time they must atone for their misdeeds during the past year in order to clear the slate for the coming year....

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Police Briefs 09-18-2012

September 18, 2012
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Breaking and Entering – Residence 09/04/12 – An Irving Street resident reported unknown person(s) forced open the front door to her apartment and removed a Blu-Ray player, DVDs, wine, a laptop, a Kindle, an iPad and a camera between 6:45 a.m. and 6:15 p.m. Breaking and Entering – Residence 09/07/12 – A Cambridge Street...

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Neighborhood Block Party Kicks off on This Sunday

September 11, 2012
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Beacon Hill’s biggest party just keeps on getting bigger. The Beacon Hill Civic Association’s Neighborhood Block Party and Beer Garden, which kicks off September 16 at 12 noon in front of the Firehouse, 127 Mount Vernon Street, is packed full of entertainment, tours and free food – even a ‘Pats’ Party for all. What’s...

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Remembering September 11, 2001

September 11, 2012
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The more that time passes, the more we tend to forget the stark terror and horrible outcome of the terrorists attacks which killed so many, while at the same time awakened the nation to the worldwide terrorist threat. The passing of time, however, doesn’t dim the memory of just how bad this attack was,...

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Fighting Cancer with a Walk

September 11, 2012
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The neighborhoods in and around downtown Boston, including our own, were crowded Sunday with walkers and many, many observers and silent participants doing their thing to raise money for the Boston Marathon Jimmy Fund Walk. According to the Jimmy Fund, approximately $7.5 million was raised for the Dana Farber Cancer Institute and 8500 men...

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