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The New Hot Address in Town is One Dalton:Campion and Company to be Exclusive Marketing Agent

January 25, 2018
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By Beth Treffeisen Tucked behind the Christian Science Center and the Prudential Center in the Back Bay, a concrete outline of a tower is starting to grow into what will become One Dalton, a Four Seasons Hotel and Private Residences. Once construction is over, it is expected to be a towering architectural landmark in...

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Walsh Files Ordinance to Regulate Short-Term Rentals

January 25, 2018
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Mayor Martin J. Walsh announced on Monday that he filed a citywide ordinance establishing guidelines and regulations to better track and regulate short-term rentals in the City of Boston. As a new global industry that has a strong presence in Boston, short-term rentals provide both economic opportunities for residents and alternative temporary accommodation options...

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Police Briefs 01-23-2018

January 25, 2018
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Beacon Hill Beat From Boston Police Area A-1 Larceny from Building 01/09/18 – At around 3:15 p.m., a Stuart Street car rental agency reported a surveillance video showing a male suspect go around the counter and into a cabinet while the clerk was away from the office. The suspect stole the company gas credit card...

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Energy Companies Have Helped Texas, and the Nation, Recover from Harvey

January 25, 2018
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By Andrew Langer Hurricane Harvey dumped enough rain on Texas to fill the entire Chesapeake Bay. Widespread flooding caused an estimated $190 billion in damage, meaning Harvey could be the most expensive storm in American history. The hurricane hit the energy sector particularly hard. Over a dozen oil refineries along the Gulf Coast shut...

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Have We Hit Bottom Yet?

January 25, 2018
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In the early 1960s, there was an iconic TV commercial for the long-defunct National Airlines (which merged into Pan American in 1980) with the tagline, spoken by the pert blonde stewardess, “Is this any way to run an airline? You bet it is!” Soon enough, that tagline took on an ironic twist in popular...

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All Done Until Next Year

January 20, 2018
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All Done Until Next Year

Catrina Madeira cuts the wire while Simona Sdojkoska holds the ladder on South Russell Street as they take down the holiday decorations over the past weekend.

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Proposals Discussed

January 20, 2018
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Proposals Discussed

On Jan. 10, a meting sponsored by the Beacon Hill Civic Association Zoning and Licensing Committee discussed the Park St. School proposal as well as the plans for Beacon Hill Hotel & Bistro at 25 Charles St.

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Civic Association Urges MGH to Fix North Anderson Park’s Bad Conditions

January 20, 2018
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By Dan Murphy The Beacon Hill Civic Association board of directors is urging Massachusetts General Hospital to address the deteriorating conditions in and around North Anderson Park, which it maintains now pose a “significant risk to public safety.” In a Jan. 12 letter to the hospital, Mark Kiefer, board chair, wrote that the Civic...

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Keeping Busy:Variety of Children’s Programs at Hill House

January 20, 2018
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by Marianne Salza On Saturday morning, little ones learned the fundamental skills of soccer, developing their listening and cooperative skills, and friends casually practiced their basketball shooting and blocking on the court. Pick Up Basketball and U6 Soccer are two of the many winter programs offered to children, ages five-weeks-old to 12-years-old, by Hill...

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Kapur-Dewinter Gives First BHWF Presentation of the Year

January 20, 2018
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By Amy Tsurumi An impeccable remedy for cabin fever, Beacon Hill Women’s Forum (BHWF) welcomed back members to a full-capacity gathering at the Hampshire House on January 9.  Neighbors enjoyed sharing holiday stories and New Year’s resolutions over cocktails.  The evening’s opener Neighborhood Narratives speaker Gail Bray, who has been at Gary Drug for...

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