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Behind the Glass Windows: A Dream Comes True for Two Best Friends

January 30, 2014
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Behind the Glass Windows: A Dream Comes True for Two Best Friends

Laura Macris and Rebecca Penner are two striking, stylish and business-savvy young women who have helped transform Charles Street into a Mecca for fashion-conscious shoppers. They are the co-owners of Crush Boutique, which they opened in 2007 at 131 Charles Street with a carefully chosen collection of contemporary women’s fashions by both emerging and...

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Karol to Speak at Women’s Forum

January 30, 2014
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Karol to Speak at Women’s Forum

Michelle Karol, author of Ripped, an award-winning Jack the Ripper time travel mystery, will thrill and inspire Beacon Hill Women’s Forum members at their February 4 meeting. Ripped is Karol’s first novel, a young adult thriller published last year under the pen name of Shelley Dickson Carr. Ever since she was ten years old...

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Repeat Rapist Gets 20 Years

January 30, 2014
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The man who robbed and raped a Beacon Hill woman after his release from prison on an earlier sexual assault could die behind bars, Suffolk County District Attorney Daniel F. Conley said. Facing charges of aggravated rape, kidnapping, armed robbery, armed burglary, and assault and battery with a dangerous weapon, Anthony G. Williams, age...

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Police Briefs 01-28-2014

January 30, 2014
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Jan. 15 65 Martha Road – Sick/Injured/Medical – Person 250 Cambridge St. – Verbal Dispute Jan. 16 200 Cambridge St. – Towed Motor Vehicle Charles Park Road – Larceny, Non-Accessory from Vehicle, $200 & Over Jan. 17 20 Charles St. – Larceny, Non-Accessory from Vehicle, $200 & Over Boylston Street    – Violation of the...

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SOX Nation Goes Local

January 21, 2014
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SOX Nation Goes Local

Dana-Farber Cancer Institute pediatric patient Bennett Olson, 9, of Beacon Hill gets his jersey signed by Rubby De La Rosa of the Red Sox on Jan. 11 at the Jimmy Fund’s “New Stars for Young Stars IX” event at Jillian’s Boston. All proceeds from the event benefit adult and pediatric cancer care and research...

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Alternative Mobility Choices

January 21, 2014
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Beacon Hill gives residents a head start when it comes to adopting greener lifestyles. It’s a neighborhood whose convenient location and MBTA accessibility spawns walkers and transit users alike; its limited parking spaces often make Zipcars and taxis seem preferable to vehicle ownership. And yet there is much more residents can do to reduce...

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He Had a Dream Remembering Dr. Martin Luther King

January 21, 2014
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Despite the countless number of times that we have heard Dr. Martin Luther King’s speeches on TV news shows and specials over the past 50 years (okay, we’re revealing how old we are), we never fail to feel a chill run through us when we listen to his words in that distinctive voice and...

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Police Briefs 01-21-2014

January 21, 2014
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Larceny in a Building 01/08/14 – A victim reported that she left her iPhone on the bar at a Charles Street restaurant between 8:15 and 8:45 p.m., and when she returned it was gone. Incidents Jan. 8 20 Charles St.  – Auto Theft 42 Charles St. – Larceny in a Building, $200 & Over...

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Helping To Fight Breast Cancer

January 14, 2014
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Helping To Fight Breast Cancer

During the weekend of Feb. 1, Boston Consignment, located at 238 Highland Ave. in Needham, will donate 10 percent of all sales to support the Ellie Fund, which assists breast-cancer patients and their families. Visit www.elliefund.org for more information. Pictured are Boston Consignment proprietors and former Beacon Hill residents Real and Sheila Roy.

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Golden Named Interim Acting BRA Director

January 14, 2014
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In his inaugural address Mayor Marty Walsh pledged to take an innovative approach when it came to investments in job creation and economic development. This included a plan to restructure the Boston Redevelopment Authority in order to streamline development and spur economic benefits. “I am committed to permitting and licensing reforms that streamline what...

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