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Get Out and Vote

November 8, 2011
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Today is Election Day and if you are a registered voter you should get out to vote. Although no political positions directly representing Beacon Hill, Back Bay and the North End are being contested, Tuesday’s municipal election features a very hotly contested At-Large City Council race. Beacon Hill’s city council representatives, District 8’s Mike...

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The Turning Back of the Clocks

November 8, 2011
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This weekend marked the turning back of our clocks one hour as all of us know. That one hour taken away causes the sunset in the weeks to come near to 4:30 p.m. – a truly ungodly hour for a sunset. What’s worse is the hour of sunrise. At this point in time, we...

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Police Briefs 11-08-2011

November 8, 2011
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Breaking and Entering – Residence 10/26/11 – A Pinckney Street resident reported that unknown person(s) broke his front glass entryway window between 3 p.m. and 7:30 a.m. No property was known missing at the time of the report. Vandalism 10/27/11 – A victim reported that his 2000 Ford Focus was parked on Charles Street,...

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Street Scene

November 1, 2011
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Street Scene

A street musician delights a young listener at the Charles/MGH MBTA station.

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In Dewey Square

November 1, 2011
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The protestors in Dewey Square are finding out exactly what kind of devotion to task it takes to camp outside in Boston as the winter sets in. We are reminded of General George Washington’s troops doing the same here and in Cambridge during the winter of 1775 and during a number of winters that...

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Does Weekend Storm Speak Volumes About Winter to Come?

November 1, 2011
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Most of us heard the lament loudly and clearly over the weekend about the snow coming so early, preceding even this week’s Halloween celebration. In more ways than we care to conjure up, snow this early and so plentiful in nearly all of Massachusetts except for Boston and the coastal area, is a bad...

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Police Briefs 11-01-2011

November 1, 2011
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Larceny from Motor Vehicle 10/19/11 = A victim reported he left his 2000 Dodge Caliber unlocked on Beacon Street between 2:30 and 3:35 p.m., at which time, unknown person(s) removed a cell phone, camera, telephoto lenses and sunglasses from the vehicle. Larceny from Motor Vehicle 10/23/11 – A victim reported that unknown person(s) removed...

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‘Top Dish’ Serves Healthy Food for a Good Cause

October 25, 2011
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‘Top Dish’ Serves Healthy Food for a Good Cause

On Friday, Oct. 14, Exhale Magazine and Billy Costa of NECN’s “TV Diner” hosted the first annual “Top Dish” event, which brought together local chefs, farmers and producers at the Epi Center in South Boston to raise funds for The Greater Boston Food Bank and celebrate local, healthy food. The event featured samplings from...

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Proposed Redistricting Could Mean New Elected Officials on Beacon Hill

October 25, 2011
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The Proposed redistricting of Massachusetts’ U.S. house and Senate seats could mean changes in the elected officials representing Beacon Hill and the Back Bay. According to a map unveiled by the state legislature’s Special Joint Committee on Redistricting last Tuesday, Sen. Sonia Chang-Diaz would lose districts in Beacon Hill, and the Back Bay, while...

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Happy Halloween

October 25, 2011
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To ensure the safety of goblins and ghosts from Beacon Hill, the Beacon Hill Civic Association annually arranges for Pinckney Street and Mount Vernon Street to be closed from Joy Street to Charles Street on Halloween, October 31. Please note that these official road closures prevent access to Chestnut, Spruce, Walnut and Willow Streets,...

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