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Steve Jobs

October 11, 2011
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The death of Steve Jobs at 56 brings to an end the life of an extraordinary American inventor. Ironically, the i-Phones held by so many millions across the face of the earth announcing his death were designed by him. He was an artist in a way. He chose to work outside the box, was...

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Police Briefs 10-04-2011

October 4, 2011
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Breaking and Entering – Non–Residence 09/22/11 – A Cambridge Street restaurant manager reported that unknown person(s) stole two safes containing U.S. currency from the store overnight. Breaking and Entering – Residence 09/23/11 – A South Russell Street resident reports unknown person(s) forced open the front door to her apartment and removed a laptop, Mp3...

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Overall Crime Statistics Take Pleasing Plunge

October 4, 2011
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Boston Police crime statistics released last week revealed that crime on Beacon Hill, Charlestown, Chinatown and in downtown dropped by an extraordinary 18-percent in violent crime and property crimes respectively. Between January 1 and September 18 of this year, there were 1976 incidents compared with 2,397 during the same time period last year. The...

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Hub Protests

October 4, 2011
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Sitting in your home and watching the news or hearing about the protests going on in the financial district makes you wonder – what is it all about? Why are all these young people protesting? What are they protesting? They are protesting economic hardship of ordinary Americans. They are also protesting the takeover of...

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Lush and Lovely

September 27, 2011
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Lush and Lovely

This side garden on Chestnut Street beckons to passersby with its inviting pathways, ivy covered walls, and splashes of yellow. (Penny Cherubino photo.)  

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Mayor to Reopen the Myrtle Street Playground on Oct. 5

September 27, 2011
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Mayor to Reopen the Myrtle Street Playground on Oct. 5

Mayor Thomas M. Menino will join Beacon Hill residents to unveil more than $75,000 in improvements to the Myrtle Street Playground on Wednesday, Oct. 5, at 5 p.m. Improvements to the park located at 50 Myrtle St. included removing the existing sand and wood chips and installing rubber surfacing in the play areas.  In...

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Hill Business Owner Serves Alongside Celebrity Chefs at Men of Boston

September 27, 2011
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Hill Business Owner Serves Alongside Celebrity Chefs at Men of Boston

Codman Square Health Center in Dorchester held its 14th annual “Men of Boston Cook for Women’s Health,” on Sept. 22. The event featured celebrity chefs, such as New England Patriot’s defensive lineman, Vince Wilfork, CNN’s John King and Gov. Deval Patrick, who cooked alongside Boston-area talent, like chef Tony Bettencourt of 62 Restaurant &...

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September in the City

September 27, 2011
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There is something especially satisfying about a walk down Charles Street or anywhere on the hill when the leaves are falling and the weather is unusually warm at the end of September. When September is nearing its end and we are in shortsleeves and mingling with one another in this neighborhood, walking brick sidewalks,...

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Police Briefs 09-27-2011

September 27, 2011
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Breaking and Entering – Residence 09/14/11 – A victim reported she left the door to her Bowdoin Street apartment open and unknown person(s) stole her cell phone between 8 and 9 a.m. Assault and Battery with a Dangerous Weapon 9/18/11 – A male suspect arrested on Cambridge Street at around 8:51 p.m. for assault...

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Block Party

September 20, 2011
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Block Party

Sami Norton makes spin art at the Spruce Street Nursery School table during the Beacon Hill Civic Association Block Party. MORE PHOTOS, PAGE 16. (Christine Cloutier photo).

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