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Scampo Raised $5,000 for the Massachusetts Eye and Ear Curing Kids Fund

March 1, 2013
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Scampo Raised $5,000 for the Massachusetts Eye and Ear Curing Kids Fund

With this check presentation, Scampo raised $5,000 for the Massachusetts Eye and Ear Curing Kids Fund this past holiday season. By donating a portion of every gift card purchase to its neighbor, Scampo helps this wonderful hospital continue its important work of helping people fully experience life. Both Scampo and Massachusetts Eye and Ear...

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The Today Show

March 1, 2013
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The Today Show

Mass. Eye and Ear employees Lauren Mackay and Kate Horstkotte showed their enthusiasm for “The Today Show” the day after Valentine’s Day at the live taping at Faneuil Hall. The dynamic duo, who work with Drs. Jessica Fewkes and Robin Lindsey, were featured as part of the local weather report.

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Beacon Hill Receives Beautify Boston Grants

March 1, 2013
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STEPHEN S. YOUNG, BOARD chair of the Beacon Hill Civic Association (BHCA), announced last week that the City of Boston recently awarded two Beautify Boston Grants to projects on Beacon Hill. The Beautify Boston Grant Program was created by Mayor Thomas M. Menino to “support significant community initiated beautification and infrastructure projects that will...

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Expanded Street-sweeping Program Begins March 1

March 1, 2013
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BEGINNING FRIDAY, MARCH 1, the city’s Public Works Department (DPW) will expand its street-sweeping program on Beacon Hill to include two additional months. The program typically ended on Nov. 30 and resumed April 1, but starting this year, sweeping begins March 1 and ends Dec. 31. Existing posted schedules, as well as parking restrictions...

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Street Sweeping Starts This Friday

March 1, 2013
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Well, we dodged another snow bullet over the weekend.  And if the weatherman is accurate then we will be getting some rain on Wednesday.  This is exactly what we need to get rid of those snow piles that  take away the far too scarce parking spaces on streets like Chestnut Street or Mt. Vernon...

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A Time to Take Stock

March 1, 2013
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The three- alarm fire that happend last week on Commonwealth Avenue should make all residents just stop and think for a minute. The fire did not occur in a builing that needed rehabbing, but happened in a high end renovation.  As a matter of fact, the origin of the fire has centered on the...

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Police Briefs 02-26-2013

March 1, 2013
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Robbery – Unarmed 02/16/13 – At around 6:41 p.m., a male suspect reached over the counter of a Cambridge Street convenience store and removed U.S. currency from the register before fleeing on foot. Incidents Feb. 12 Charles Street        - Indecent Exposure Charles Street  – Larceny, Non-Accessory from Vehicle, $50 to $199 Feb. 13...

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Hatch Shell Home to Impromptu Snowman Contest

February 19, 2013
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Hatch Shell Home to Impromptu Snowman Contest

The Esplanade Association (TEA) joined the Department of Conservation and Recreation (DCR) to sponsor an impromptu snowman contest at the Hatch Shell Oval on the Charles River Esplanade last Tuesday, Feb. 12. Winners received tickets to the July 3 Boston Pops rehearsal concert. In the photo: Back Bay residents Sarah Knotts and her mother...

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BRA Approves Suffolk University Academic Building for Somerset St.

February 19, 2013
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Last Thursday, the Boston Redevelopment Authority (BRA) board unanimously approved Suffolk University’s plans to move forward with a new campus building at 20 Somerset St. that will feature general-use and science classrooms, a light-filled cafeteria/function space and indoor and outdoor lounging areas. The BRA determined that the building is in accord with the university’s...

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Thank You, Ian

February 19, 2013
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Continuity is the key to success in any endeavor. At Hill House, this principle is all the more important.  At a community and non-profit organization, it is often very easy for very good people to leave very quickly.  Often, their tenure does not last with completion of ideas and programs that they have started...

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