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TEA Announces $1M Landscape Grant

December 13, 2011
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The Esplanade Association’s efforts to significantly improve the landscape of one of Boston’s most treasured parks have been given a big boost. The organization has announced that it has received an award in the amount of $1 million to help revitalize and re-landscape the Eliot Memorial area on the Esplanade, as well as aid...

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Police Briefs 12-13-2011

December 13, 2011
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Attempted Robbery (Knife) 11/29/11 – A male victim reported while walking through the Public Garden on the Charles Street side at around 7:20 p.m., an unknown male suspect placed a knife to his neck and demanded money. At this time, the victim refused and pushed the suspect away without relinquishing any property. The suspect...

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The End of Occupy Boston

December 13, 2011
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Mayor Thomas Menino did the right thing in the end, evicting without incident the remaining numbers of those who will go down in local folklore for many years to come as the Occupiers of Boston. As nearly everyone in Boston knows, the end did not come with a bang, as TS Eliot so brilliantly...

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Decorating Beacon Hill

December 6, 2011
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Decorating Beacon Hill

Decorating the lamppost at Chestnut and Charles Streets on Saturday were from left: Mike Gilmore, Jenny Valentino, Keeta Gilmore, Mike Valentino and Mike Barnacle.

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Coat Drive: Beacon Hill and Back Bay Residents Asked to Help Their Neighbors by Donating to ‘coats for Kids’ Drive

December 6, 2011
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As yet another brutally cold winter fast approaches, many Beacon Hill and Back Bay families are bracing for a winter season without warm coats. This is why Anton’s  Cleaners’ “Coats for Kids” program is once again calling upon the neighborhoods to  help make  this winter a little warmer for children, teens and adults throughout...

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House Passes Repeat Offender Legislation

December 6, 2011
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State Rep. Marty Walz joined her colleagues in the House of Representatives in recently passing legislation that modifies current law governing cases of repeat criminal offenders. The legislation, which will bring habitual criminals to justice and ensure the security of the Commonwealth, passed with bi-partisan support. “The murders of Melissa Gosule and last year’s...

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Remembering the Past

December 6, 2011
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This week marks the 70th anniversary of the Pearl Harbor surprise attack by the Japanese on December 7, 1941. Most Americans alive today cannot recall that day and year. They can’t even recall what the surprise attack was about nor is there the sense that this one attack galvanized a sleeping giant – the...

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The Occupiers of Boston

December 6, 2011
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The protesters in Dewey Square have been put on notice by the city that their days might very well be numbered. With the onset of winter – and temperatures about to drop – the protesters will be hard pressed to struggle through the difficulties imposed upon by the New England winter. The city has...

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Police Briefs 12-06-2011

December 6, 2011
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Larceny from Motor Vehicle 11/22/11 – A victim reported his 2006 Acura 32 TL had its right rear window broken and a laptop, touch pad and computer accessories were removed from the vehicle between 6:20 and 1 p.m.  The car was parked on Charles Street. Larceny from Motor Vehicle 11/24/11 – A victim reported...

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Eleanor Score: an Artist with Her Own Vocabulary

December 2, 2011
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Eleanor Score: an Artist with Her Own Vocabulary

Color, it’s all about the color. Eleanor Scores paintings are full of life, energy and a beautiful sense of color that is a pure expression of her joie de vivre. She lives her art. As a longtime resident of Beacon Hill and Provincetown, Eleanor reflects both city life and the seaside with a freshness...

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