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Police Briefs 08-02-2011

August 3, 2011
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Breaking and Entering – Residence 07/22/11 – A victim reported that unknown person(s) entered his Phillips Street apartment between 7:50 a.m. and 2:06 p.m. and removed a college graduation ring and a laptop. Damage to the front door was also reported. Breaking and Entering – Residence 07/22/11 – A Joy Street resident reported that...

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Regarding Our National Government and Our Fragile Financial Lives

August 3, 2011
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There is a very real and compelling connection between our financial lives as individuals and families and that of the national government. In the modern age, we individuals are only as strong as our national government. If the national government is weak, we are weak. If it is in debt and nearly broke –...

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Rents Up; Sales Down

July 26, 2011
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The real estate marketplace in June and July is sputtering just a bit compared with statistics for the same period last year according to a variety of sources who compile real estate sales information as well as rental information. Sales of existing properties are down about 15 percent and condo sales are down a...

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Police Briefs 07-26-2011

July 26, 2011
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Assault and Battery/Warrant Arrest 07/12/11 – A male suspect arrested on Cambridge Street between 12:45 and 1:18 p.m. on an assault-and-battery default warrant out of Boston District Court. Assault and Battery 07/13/11 – A taxi driver reported while driving on Willow Street at around 12:25 a.m., one of two suspects he had picked up...

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First Golden Brooms Awarded

July 19, 2011
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First Golden Brooms Awarded

Jack and Mary Fitzgerald of Irving Street and Anna’s Taqueria of Cambridge Street were presented with the first Golden Broom Awards by the Beacon Hill Civic Association at a ceremony held last week on Charles Street. “We are all here because we care about our neighborhood,” said Mayor Thomas Menino, who presented the awards....

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Blackstone’s Presents ‘the Last Shepard and Tales of the Tenth Ornament’

July 19, 2011
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“The Last Shepard and Tales of the Tenth Ornament” is a timely Christmas tale about faith and hope. On Christmas Eve a young and cynical Boston reporter is sent to cover the demolition of Blackstone’s, a small store in Boston’s Beacon Hill, and to investigate the unexpected death of its owner, Jack Shepard. Though at...

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Celebrating Boston with John Winthrop Sears

July 19, 2011
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John Winthrop Sears name exudes Boston. It exudes the history of Boston. It is a name synonymous with the Founding Fathers of this city and state and with the first families of this nation from the time of our founding. Meeting with Mr. Sears is always to be informed about the great history he...

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Police Briefs 07-19-2011

July 19, 2011
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Larceny/Shoplifting 07/05/11 – At about 6:21 p.m., a male suspect stole a skirt and top from a Charles Street boutique. Motor Vehicle Accident – Leaving Scene/ Property Damage 07/06/11 – A victim reported his 2007 Jeep Grand Cherokee was parked on Irving Street between 9 a.m. and 5 p.m. when it was struck on...

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Cast Your Ballot for Hill Child’s Tie Design

July 12, 2011
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Cast Your Ballot for Hill Child’s Tie Design

Beacon Hill resident Daniel Bittner was selected by Vineyard Vines as one of the top 10 finalists for the “Design a Tie for Dad” contest. The 7-year-old’s “Doctor Dad” tie was selected from hundreds of other applicants. The winning tie design will be made into a tie and sold at Vineyard Vine stores and...

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BLO Launches ‘Breaking Down Barriers’ Initiative to Welcome People with Disabilities to Summer Concerts

July 12, 2011
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The board of trustees and overseers of the Boston Landmarks Orchestra recently announces a new initiative for its 2011 season entitled “Breaking Down Barriers” designed to remove barriers for people with visual, hearing and mobility disabilities to attend its concerts. “Boston Landmarks Orchestra is serious about making great music accessible to everyone,” said Charles...

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