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Everything is Sprouting

Despite the recent chill in the air, everything green and colorful coming out of the ground all over the hill, is sprouting brilliantly. Everywhere you look, whether a flowerbox, a spit of grass, a row of trees and budding bushes like those lining Mt. Vernon Street, are something to behold. There are a few...

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Police Briefs 05-01-2012

From Boston Police Area A-1 Breaking and Entering – Non-Residence 04/17/12 – A Cambridge Street café reported unknown(s) person broke the front glass window and entered the building between 9 p.m. on April 16 and 9:20 a.m. the following day. The suspect removed U.S. currency and the cash register. Drugs/ Trafficking Cocaine 04/19/12 –...

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Neighborhood Spring Clean Up Day Saturday

April 24, 2012
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Neighborhood Spring Clean Up Day Saturday

The Beacon Hill Civic Association’s Streets and Sidewalks Committee asks all residents to step outside and give the sidewalk in front of their homes a good spring cleaning during Boston Shines, Saturday, April 28. “Cleaning up is everybody’s responsibility – every resident, every shopkeeper, every business,” said committee member Keeta Gilmore, who does her...

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Welcome the Season at the Nichols House Museum

April 24, 2012
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Welcome the Season at the Nichols House Museum

This popular party has become a rite of spring for Beacon Hill. Welcome spring with your friends and neighbors, while enjoying delicious food and fun and creative cocktails. Guests are invited to bid on an exquisite selection of silent auction items, including a holiday house in London, Patriots tickets, Ted Muehling candlesticks and stunning...

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Spring Rain, Finally

April 24, 2012
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In an odd way, the heavy rain that lashed much of the East Coast late Sunday evening and Monday felt good. The rain soaked nearly everything outside and in such a way that some of us believed we could feel a collective sigh of relief coming from plants and everything living and trying to...

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Police Briefs 04-24-2012

April 24, 2012
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From Boston Police Area A-1 Larceny from Motor Vehicle 04/11/12 – A victim reports on Beacon Street reported unknown person(s) removed a courier bag containing documents, letters, a wallet, U.S. currency and keys from his 1996 Toyota Corolla between 1:45 and 2 p.m. Vandalism 04/15/12 – A witness reported at around 2:49 a.m. on...

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Beacon Hill Author Introduces Rosi’s Castle

April 17, 2012
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Beacon Hill Author Introduces Rosi’s Castle

Everyone has a favorite book they can recall from when they were younger. For some, it was the Nancy Drew mystery series. For others, it was Harry Potter. For the next generation, it will be Rosi’s Castle. “When newly orphaned Rosi Carol is sent to live with her mysterious Uncle Richard in his eerie...

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Attention To Detail

April 17, 2012
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Attention To Detail

LAST WEEK’S ANSWER The window in last week’s clue is on 131 Charles Street. This has been a mixed residential/commercial building since at least 1925 when building permits show it was a rooming house and store. In 1984, it was con­verted to three apartments, offices, and a store. Do you have a favorite building...

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Hill House’s ‘backyard Dash’ to Be on May 5

April 17, 2012
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For the Hill House community, it’s off to the races, again! On Saturday, May 5, at noon, Hill House will host this year’s “Backyard Dash” at Fiedler Field and the Esplanade Pathways. The event will feature the Second Annual Girls on the Run 5K, a Diaper Dash for toddlers, Fun Run/Walk for all ages,...

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The American Revolution is What Began Here in 1775

April 17, 2012
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This year marks the 237thyear of American Independence. The noble American experience with freedom and justice for all began here and everything that took shape and form since, had its beginnings in this place. We are called the Cradle of Liberty as a result. It is altogether an appropriate appellation. Patriot’s Day 2012 marks...

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