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Remember Those in Need This Holiday Season

November 19, 2018
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For the vast majority of Americans, the holiday season, which is now upon us is a joyous time when the abundance that life offers is most apparent in a wealthy nation such as ours. But the sad reality for many of our fellow citizens is that the holiday season brings little, if any, joy....
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The More Women, the Better

November 19, 2018
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Say what you will about the state of politics in our country these days, one thing that is undeniable is that Americans have become more engaged in the political process than at any time in our recent history. The recent election of scores of women, of diverse backgrounds, to public office has signified that...
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Shriners Hospital Holds 50th Anniversary Gala

November 9, 2018
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Shriners Hospital Holds 50th Anniversary Gala

The Selby Family presented the Shriners Hospital with a $26,510 check they raised for the hospital’s School Re-Entry Program. Posing with the check are Selby Family members Stephanie Biffle, Becci Sutphin, and Potentate Frank Selby (second from right) with Shriners Hospital chairman Robert Baker (center) and administrator Eileen Skinner (far right). Meanwhile, a bust...
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Former Charles St Inn to Become Hotel Again

November 9, 2018
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The city’s Zoning Board of Appeals voted to support an application that would allow the former Charles Street Inn to revert from short-term rentals back to its previous use as a hotel on Oct. 30 at City Hall. The applicant, 94 Charles Street Residential LLC, has proposed changing the use of nine residential apartments...
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Beacon Hill Civic Association Community Corner

November 9, 2018
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Holiday Decorating – An annual tradition on Beacon Hill The Garland and Greens cocktail party, to be held at the Hampshire House on Nov. 14, annually raises funds for the 2,680 yards of garlands and 2,400 red bows needed for the community to decorate Beacon Hill’s 1,100 historic gas lamps. This year will mark...
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Beacon Hill Architectural Commission Agenda

November 9, 2018
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The Beacon Hill Architectural Commission will hold its monthly public hearing on Thursday, November 15, at 5 p.m.   PUBLIC TESTIMONY BEGINS AT 5:00PM DISCUSSION TOPICS Violations 19.176 BH 60 Chestnut Street: (CONTINUED FROM 9-20-2018 & 10-18-2018 PUBLIC HEARINGS) Installation of deck railing at rooftop deck at rear garage; installation of HVAC condensers at garage...
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Harvest Fest and Halloween Costume Party Returns to Phillips Street Play Area

November 9, 2018
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On Sunday, Oct. 28, the sky stayed rain-free while the Friends of the Phillips Street Play Area held their 10th annual Harvest Fest and Halloween Costume Party at the Phillips Street Play Area, located on Phillips Street between Anderson and Garden streets on Beacon Hill. For the many kids in attendance, there was face-painting, games, a...
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Red-Blue Line Connector Cheaper than Once Thought

November 9, 2018
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Last week MBTA officials announced that the project to connect Red and Blue Lines thus ending the only two train lines that currently do not intersect might be a lot cheaper than once thought. In 2010 the MBTA released a study on the viability of connecting the Red Line to the Blue Line at...
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Mayor Walsh Lights Columbus Park Trellis Nov 19

November 9, 2018
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Mayor Martin J. Walsh, the Friends of Christopher Columbus Park, and the Boston Parks and Recreation Department will join together to celebrate the 16th annual lighting of the park’s signature trellis on Monday, Nov. 19, beginning at 5 p.m. Located at 110 Atlantic Avenue on Boston’s historic waterfront, Christopher Columbus Park is transformed into...
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Esplanade Association Board says ‘Thank You’ to Rep Livingstone

November 9, 2018
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The board of the Esplanade Association hosted a reception to thank State Rep. Jay Livingstone for his contributions to the Charles River Esplanade, and to the neighborhoods of Back Bay and Beacon Hill on Thursday, Oct. 25, at the home of T.K. and Lianne Ankner. At this intimate gathering, Livingstone met with EA supporters...
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