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BHV to Discuss Protecting Against Scams, Financial Fraud, and Identity Theft

March 23, 2018
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Join Beacon Hill Village in collaboration with AARP for a discussion on how to spot and avoid financial fraud and identity theft so you can protect yourself and your family on Thursday, April 26. Learn what steps to take to keep your computer and cell phone safe from scams. The AARP speaker will invite people to join...

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Police Briefs 03-20-2018

March 23, 2018
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Beacon Hill Beat Larceny from a Building 02/26/18 – At around 9:58 p.m., officers responded to a Park Plaza restauraånt for a stolen property report. The hostess said she was giving food to a male suspect who then stole her iPhone from the behind the stand when she wasn’t looking.

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Letters to the Editor

March 23, 2018
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Making a case for the 100-percent Renewable Energy Bill Dear Editor: I am writing to echo the sentiments of the author of the opinion piece “Is this the new normal” (March 10, 2018) and highlight an important piece of legislation that would help mitigate the devastating effects of climate change. The ambitious 100-percent Renewable...

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BHV Members Make Exercise Part of Their Travel Plans

March 16, 2018
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BHV Members Make Exercise Part of Their Travel Plans

When 19 Beacon Hill and Back Bay residents associated with Beacon Hill Village traveled to Mazatlan, Mexcio, last month, the group didn’t just have the sun and sand on their minds, they also wanted to stay in shape, and so they invited Cindy Sullivan along to work out. The group trip to Hotel Playa...

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Beacon Hill Civic Association Community Corner

March 16, 2018
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Street Occupancy Permits: A Review It seems that everywhere one looks, one sees contractors, painters or plumbers working on Beacon Hill properties. It’s a good sign of the neighborhood’s economic vitality when owners continue to invest in and care for these historic homes. But often neighbors become frustrated with the many street occupancy permits...

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Longfellow Bridge Closure Rescheduled for March 16 and 17

March 16, 2018
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MassDOT has canceled the Longfellow Bridge closure previously announced for the early morning of Saturday, March 10. The cancellation is due to inclement weather conditions. The closure has been rescheduled for the early mornings of Friday, March 16 and Saturday, March 17, from 12:00 AM to 7:00 AM each morning. They are necessary to...

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Boston City Council Updates

March 16, 2018
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The Boston City Council last met on Wednesday, March 7 at Boston City Hall. The following items were disussed: Appointees to Community Preservation Committee The Community Preservation Committee oversees how Community Preservation Act funds will be allocated throughout the City of Boston. The Council already appointed four members to the committee this past December....

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Free Parks Dept Indoor Golf Clinics Begin March 26

March 16, 2018
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The Boston Parks and Recreation Department is offering free indoor golf clinics at local Community Centers for both beginners and experienced players who want to brush up on their skills before they hit the links. The clinic series is six weeks long with registration on a first come, first served basis.  The first hour...

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You Better Not Cross a Boston Woman… Or Else

March 16, 2018
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Growing up in Boston, I was surrounded by women of courage, strength, fists they weren’t afraid to use, and many times a lot of dirty words shouted out over coffee or cigarettes. These were the women of Boston proper, and they weren’t really to be messed with. I have aunts to this day I...

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Let’s Not Even Think about Spring

March 16, 2018
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Spring has sprung, The grass is riz. I wonder where, The flowers is?    Springtime in eastern New England — now that’s an oxymoron if ever there was one. This Tuesday, March 20, will mark the official start of the 2018 spring season. In view of the trio of nor’easters that have pummeled us...

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