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Lighting of the Park’s Signature Trellis Set for November 21

November 11, 2016
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Mayor Martin J. Walsh, the Friends of Christopher Columbus Park (FOCCP), and the Boston Parks and Recreation Department will host the 14th annual lighting of the park’s signature trellis on Monday, November 21, beginning at 5 p.m. Located at 110 Atlantic Avenue on Boston’s historic waterfront, Christopher Columbus Park is transformed into a holiday...

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Boston Children’s Chorus Young Men’s Ensemble Concert Set for November 19

November 11, 2016
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In the Boston Children’s Chorus (BCC) season-opener, their Young Men’s Ensemble presents a concert entitled, “We Are…,” with selections that seek to redefine and broaden the definition of what it means to be a man. This ticketed show is open to the public and is presented as part of the Gardner Museum’s Sunday Concert...

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Police Briefs 11-08-2016

November 11, 2016
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Beacon Hill Beat From Boston Police Area A-1 Larceny – Bike 10/27/16 – A victim reported he locked his black Hardrock Spec 15 bicycle to a parking meter on Charles Street at around 5:20 p.m., but when he returned a short time later, it was missing.  

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Halloween At Hill House

November 4, 2016
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Halloween At Hill House

Zach and Benjamin Block, dressed as monsters, graced the Hill House Halloween Party at the Firehouse on Thursday, Oct. 27. Numerous children reported to the event in costume and enjoyed cookies and crafts.

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BHCA ‘Town Meeting’ to Focus on Homelessness

November 4, 2016
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BHCA ‘Town Meeting’ to Focus on Homelessness

By Dan Murphy Boston police will be on hand next week for a “town meeting” to discuss homelessness sponsored by the Beacon Hill Civic Association. Captain Kenneth Fong of Boston Police Area A-1 and Kerri Wells, the district’s community service officer, will join Paula O’Keeffe, chair of the Civic Association’s Safety Committee, at 74...

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Downtown View:Thanks Donald for the Big Reveal

November 4, 2016
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By Karen Cord Taylor One good thing Donald has done for America is that the regrettable frequency of sexual assault is now out in the open, and it’s not just a bunch of drunk college sophomores committing the crimes. I had read that women were revealing their own experiences with it to their mates...

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Councilors Start Looking at Parking Meter Rates

November 4, 2016
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By Beth Treffeisen Parking in the city of Boston continues to draw sharp criticism from both people who argue that the city needs more parking and those who think it needs less. At the hearing to discuss parking in the City of Boston that was at the City Council held on October 18, the...

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Early Voting is a Success in Boston

November 4, 2016
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By John Lynds According to Mayor Martin Walsh and elections officials the city’s new early voting program has exceeded expectations. “Ensuring all Boston voters are able to vote conveniently, and on their own schedule, is paramount to ensuring voter turnout,” said Mayor Walsh. “Voting is core to our democracy, and I encourage Boston voters...

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BHCA Community Corner

November 4, 2016
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Another Halloween has passed What makes Halloween on Beacon Hill so special is more than the hoards of trick or treaters, colorful and lavish door and window decorations, and scores of visitors on themed walking tours that thrill with spine-chilling stories about the grisly Parkman House murder and terrifying tales of the Boston Strangler....

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Local Group Looks to Raise Awareness of City Gas Leaks

November 4, 2016
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By Dan Murphy With the problem reportedly costing Boston-area consumers $90 million a year as utilities companies routinely bill them for the expense, a group of 350 concerned mothers, grandmothers and other children’s caretakers statewide are now working to bring the issue of natural-gas leaks to the forefront. Ania Camargo, who is leading the...

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