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Police Briefs 05-29-2018

Beacon Hill Beat From Police Area A-1 Assault and Battery 05/16/18 –At about 6 p.m., officers responded to an assault and battery in progress on Arlington Street. A male suspect, who appeared intoxicated, allegedly had an altercation with employees of an Arlington Street steakhouse before fleeing the area on foot.   Breaking and Entering –...

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Help End Distracted Driving

Glancing at that new text message on your phone. Scrolling through satellite radio stations to find the right song. Adjusting your GPS to find a new route.  Any of these activities momentarily takes your attention away from driving – you are a distracted driver. Every year, there are thousands of crashes caused by distracted...

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Remembering Those Who Gave All

This Memorial Day, we remember and honor the American heroes who gave their lives for our country. Our Gold Star families deserve respect this day, and every day, of the year. My own father, Andrew, was a World War II veteran who enlisted in the Army as a private. He fought in the Battle...

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Garden Soiree

Garden Soiree

Nancy Schön, a Beacon Hill resident and the renowned sculptor who created the Make Way For Ducklings sculpture in the Public Garden, is presented with a rendering of her sculpture of Myrtle The Turtle. The new sculpture will live in the Myrtle Street Playground in Beacon Hill. John Corey presented the token of gratitude...

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Beacon Hill Civic Association Community Corner

Waterfall and Whitney elected to BHCA leadership posts Eve Waterfall of West Cedar Street and Robert Whitney of Phillips Street were elected to lead the Beacon Hill Civic Association at its 96th Annual Meeting, held Monday at the Union Club. Both are attorneys who have served on the board of directors for more than...

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Police Briefs 05-22-2018

Trespassing 05/05/18 – At about 6:14 a.m., a male suspect was arrested for trespassing after he was found inside a shed in the rear backyard of a Pinckney Street residence. A witness reported he noticed the suspect pulling on motor vehicle doors earlier. No damage to any vehicles in the area was reported.  ...

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Memorial Day Is a Time for Reflection

The Memorial Day weekend is upon is, a three-day weekend that for most Americans marks the start of the summer season. Many will celebrate appropriately with barbecues and outdoor activities with family and friends. However, amidst our festivities, we should not forget that Memorial Day is America’s most solemn national holiday, marking our nation’s...

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Annual Duckling Day Parade

Annual Duckling Day Parade

Jonathan Krygowski (4) in police uniform and leading a pack of ducklings as in the children’s book, “Make Way for Ducklings,” by Robert McCloskey, during the annual Duckling Day Parade in the Boston Public Garden on Sunday, May 13. Scores of residents and members of Friends of the Public Gardens attended the beloved annual...

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Esplanade Assoc Announces Major Expansion of 5K Run

Boston’s most popular running route will see even more foot-traffic than usual at the Esplanade 5K Presented by Blue Cross Blue Shield of Massachusetts (Esplanade5K.com) on Sunday, May 20, at 9 a.m. Hosted by the Esplanade Association, the 100-percent,  privately funded friends group for the Charles River Esplanade, the 5K race (3.1 miles) will...

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Beacon Hill Civic Association Community Corner

Mayor tightens rules on short-term rentals This week Mayor Martin J. Walsh filed a revised ordinance creating regulations for the short-term rental industry, including platforms like Air BnB, which, according to City Councilor Michelle Wu, may appear on next Wednesday’s agenda for discussion by the Council. The amended version bans investor-owned apartments from being...

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