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New Executive Director at Hill House Starts

July 23, 2013
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The Hill House Community Center recently appointed Lauren Hoops-Schmieg as their new executive director, so we decided to sit down with Lauren in order to find out more about her past experiences as well as her future plans for Hill House. A graduate of the University of Massachusetts, Amherst where she earned a B.A....

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Young Friends to Hold Workshop on Healthier Lifestyle

July 23, 2013
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A healthful lifestyle is easier than you might think, and on July 30th you will find out why at the Beacon Hill Civic Association Young Friend’s Health & Exercise Event! The staff from Fitness Together will be at 74 Joy Street to guide members of the Beacon Hill community down the path to better...

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Be Aware of Your Surroundings

July 23, 2013
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In wake of the recent assault in Beacon Hill neighborhood, we urge all our readers to read the list of safety tips provided by the Boston Police Women walking alone in the area should observe the following safety tips: • Always be aware of your surroundings especially at night. When parking or returning to...

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Police Briefs 07-23-2013

July 23, 2013
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Breaking and Entering – Residence 07/13/13 – A Myrtle Street resident reported after returning from vacation, he had trouble with a front door lock. Once inside, he discovered U.S. currency was removed from a deposit bag left on the kitchen table. There was o sign of forced entry at the time of the report....

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Window Washing, the Musical

July 18, 2013
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Window Washing, the Musical

These three window washers displayed a rhythm and seemed to be choreographed as they worked at 360 Newbury Street.

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Looking at the News: Mayor Menino’s Final Backyard BBQ A Testament to His True Legacy

July 18, 2013
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Way down at the furthest tip of Boston on Hyde Park’s Chesterfield Street last Friday, Mayor Tom Menino and 2,000 of his closest friends gathered for the 21st and final backyard BBQ at his home – a backyard BBQ that over the years has become a block party featuring a unique cross between family-friendly...

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Downtown View: Boom Times Need Infrastructure

July 18, 2013
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Boston’s economy is back. People want to live in the city rather than commute from far off places. That’s the recipe for new office and residential development. But are Boston and the Massachusetts legislature ready to make it happen without burdening us with grid-lock and frustration? A new proposal is from the HYM Investment...

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Letter to the Editor

July 18, 2013
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Public Garden left to ‘many caring hands’ Dear Editor: It was pleasing to learn from your excellent report that the readers of TripAdvisor had ranked the Public Garden among the top 10 public parks in America. The article gave a fine description of the Garden and its place as a special oasis in the...

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Police Briefs 07-16-2013

July 18, 2013
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July 1 563 Boylston St. – Vandalism 86 Newbury St. – Larceny, Shoplifting, $200 & Over 75 Boylston St.          Property – Lost 196 Beacon St.           Auto Theft – Other 76 Marlborough St. – Auto Theft – Other July 2 607 Boylston St. – Larceny, Purse-snatch Including No Force, Under $50 249 Newbury St. –...

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Star-Spangled Window Box at the Historic Charles Street Station Post Office

Star-Spangled Window Box at the Historic Charles Street Station Post Office

Susan Birkett, a resident of Charles River Square and a member of the Beacon Hill Garden Club, created a star-spangled window box in honor of Independence Day at the historic Charles Street Station post office. Beacon Hill Garden Club mem­bers, especially Birkett, regularly plant the window box, and the post office staff maintains it.

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