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The Red Sox in Last Place

September 11, 2012
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You do not have to be a Boston Red Sox baseball fan to take notice of the Red Sox who sank into last place at the expense of a team that came to Boston this weekend that was in last place when they arrived but are no longer in last place upon leaving. The...

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Police Briefs 09-11-2012

September 11, 2012
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Robbery – Unarmed 08/29/12 – A female victim reported while walking through the Public Garden by Beacon and Charles streets at around 12:08 a.m., an unknown male suspect approached her and ripped her iPhone out of her hand before fleeing on foot in the direction of Arlington Street. Larceny (Bicycles) 09/01/12 – Two victims...

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Obituaries 09-11-2012

September 11, 2012
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Katherine Duggan Brookline Resident Katherine (Marcellino) Duggan of Brookline, formerly of Milton, died on September 7. She was the loving mother of Amy M. Duggan of Brookline, devoted grandmother of Maeve K. Laslie of Brookline, sister of Donna Marcellino of Olympia, WA, Lora Sheptyck of Eastham, Samuel Marcellino of Ohio, Thomas Marcellino of New...

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Something Old and Something New: Hill House Falls Back into Seasonal Programs

September 4, 2012
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Something Old and Something New: Hill House Falls Back into Seasonal Programs

Today, the Firehouse’s main assembly room is clear of the backpacks, tie-dyed T-shirts and water bottles that lined its walls for 11 sessions of summer camp. Classrooms and offices have been reset and restructured and administrators, new and old, are ready to embark on an exciting fall season. Rebecca Yudkoff, program director, joined the...

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Wait, Can I Park Here?

September 4, 2012
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Wait, Can I Park Here?

There are many wonderful luxuries to living in Boston; Beautiful parks, delicious food, historically-laden streets, high-caliber institutions, the best sports teams around…ask any Bostonian why they love living in Boston and you’ll hear answers across the board. But, if you ask any Bostonian what the worst part about living in Boston is, they will...

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LaMattina Versus Campatelli for Suffolk County Register of Probate

September 4, 2012
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Beacon Hillers going to the polls next Thursday have two options when voting for Suffolk County Register of Probate. City Councillor Sal LaMattina is one possible choice. Patricia Campatelli is the other. The Register position race is one of Suffolk County’s best kept secrets. The expectation when all is said and done is that...

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Police Briefs 09-04-2012

September 4, 2012
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Robbery- Knife 08/27/12 – A male victim was robbed at knifepoint by three males on Anderson Street at around 2:14 a.m. The victim had an iPhone and U.S. currency taken, and the suspects fled in a silver Hyundai. Incidents Aug. 21 38 Pinckney St.  Sick/Injured/Medical – Person Aug. 22 109 Mt. Vernon St.  Verbal...

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The Labor Day Weekend

September 4, 2012
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The symbolic end of summer – the Labor Day weekend -  has come and gone, again.  The holiday has its origins in the 1880’s and was intended at first to celebrate the contributions and achievements of American workers. Celebrating the achievements of American workers is a bit dated these days – and what’s more...

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Blackstone’s of Beacon Hill Wins Prestigious National Award : Gifts & Decorative Accessories Magazine Honors Blackstone’s with Its 2012 Retailer Excellence Award for Store Events

August 28, 2012
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Blackstone’s of Beacon Hill Wins Prestigious National Award : Gifts & Decorative Accessories Magazine Honors Blackstone’s with Its 2012 Retailer Excellence Award for Store Events

For the second time in three years, Blackstone’s of Beacon Hill has been recognized for excellence by Gifts & Decorative Accessories Magazine. In 2009, Blackstone’s was named one of the Top Ten Gifted Retailers in the country by the magazine. This year, on Aug. 19, at the annual Retailer Excellence Award Gala in New...

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Police Seek to Curb Gridlock at Intersections

August 28, 2012
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Boston drivers will be introduced to “Don’t Block the Box”, an education and enforcement campaign designed to curb gridlock, and increase vehicle and pedestrian safety, at busy intersections in Boston.  The campaign is the result of a collaboration between the City of Boston and MASCO, a non-profit affiliate of the hospitals, schools, research and...

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