Blog Archives

BHCA Winter Gala Feb. 1

January 14, 2014
By
BHCA Winter Gala Feb. 1

Join friends and neighbors to celebrate 92 years of the Beacon Hill Civic Association (BHCA) and the special neighborhood we all call home at the BHCA’s 42nd Annual Winter Gala, There Is No Place Like Home, Saturday, February 1, 2014. This year’s Gala promises to be like none other!  The BHCA is bringing the...

Read more »

Green Living On Beacon Hill

January 14, 2014
By

The Beacon Hill community loves its historic gas lamps, brick sidewalks, 18- and 19th century homes and neighborly feel. For decades it has worked to preserve and maintain them. But the community also wants to stay current with the best green practices and technological advances. For that reason, it aspired to integrate green living...

Read more »

Walsh Has Full Agenda And He Deserves Our Support

January 14, 2014
By

Mayor Martin J. Walsh has taken over the reins of power at Boston City Hall, and he has set high goals for his administration. These goals are never easy to attain under the best of circumstances, and these are not the best of circumstances. As a new administration, many residents are expecting quick changes,...

Read more »

Police Briefs 01-14-2014

January 14, 2014
By

Attempted Breaking and Entering – Non-Residence 01/02/14 – At around 1:53 a.m., a male suspect was arrested on Charles Street for the attempted breaking and entering of a sporting goods store that had been targeted on several occasions. Once apprehended, the suspect was found in possession of a brick, which was used to break...

Read more »

New England Weather

January 7, 2014
By
New England Weather

The Mark Twain adage, “if you don’t like the weather now in New England, just wait a few ominutes,” certainly seems apt as the frigid tempertaures and blizzard on Thursday and Friday gave way to rain on Monday with temperatures making it to the 50’s. But fear not, for the rest of the week...

Read more »

Maeve Westover Closes Career For Newton Country Day Track

January 7, 2014
By

Mount Vernon Street resident Maeve Westover, senior co-captain of Newton Country Day School of the Sacred Heart varsity cross-country team, closed her four-year career hoisting Eastern Independent League and New England Championship trophies. Westover’s team swept the season with a 16-0 overall and a 10-0 league record highlighted with four perfect meets. Westover, who...

Read more »

Thank You to All the Volunteers

January 7, 2014
By

Maybe we are just getting old. Or maybe we are just too busy. But we are left wondering where did the holiday season go.  No sooner had it started than it seemed to have ended. One reason was that Thanksgiving came late this year. Just remember that two weeks ago it was Christmas Eve...

Read more »

Police Briefs 01-07-2014

January 7, 2014
By

Incidents Dec. 24 Charles Street- Motor Vehicle Accident – Leaving Scene – Property Damage Dec. 26 149 Charles St. – Investigate Person 64 West Cedar St. – Larceny, Other, $50 To $199 Beacon Street  -Larceny, Non-Accessory from Vehicle, Under $50 Dec. 27 95 Beacon St. – Investigate Person 42 South Russell St. – Investigate...

Read more »

Building Boom in Beacon Hill’s Backyard at Jan 7 Women’s Forum

December 31, 2013
By
Building Boom in Beacon Hill’s Backyard at Jan 7 Women’s Forum

The city’s first director of business development at the Boston Redevelopment Authority will talk about exciting new projects planned for the city of Boston at the January 7 meeting of the Beacon Hill Women’s Forum, an organization formed last May to connect and inspire neighborhood women. A leader in both the city and in...

Read more »

BHAC Rejects DPW Plan for ADA – Accessible Ramps

December 31, 2013
By

A public hearing was held before the Beacon Hill Architectural Commission (“BHAC”) on Thursday, Dec. 19, on the Boston Department of Public Works’ (“DPW”) proposal to use poured cement and plastic tactile warning panels in hundreds of wheelchair-accessible sidewalk curb cuts that the DPW is planning to construct over the coming years throughout Beacon...

Read more »

Full Print Edition