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Sergeant Tom Lema Will Be Missed

April 7, 2014
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After 18 years of dedicated work in Boston Police District A-1, Sergeant Tom Lema will be moving on to another assignment as a Lieutenant. Sergeant Lema has worked hard has worked with the community to reduce crime. He was committed and dedicated to make the neighborhood safe and was available 24/7 to respond to...

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West End Museum Features a Trip Back in Time

April 7, 2014
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Visiting the West End Museum is a trip back in time that examines the history and culture of the old neighborhood. The Museum is dedicated to the collection, preservation and interpretation of the once diverse community that simply went away during Urban Renewal in 1959. A permanent exhibit “The Last Tenement” highlights the immigration...

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Police Briefs 04-08-2014

April 7, 2014
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Breaking and Entering – Residence 03/27/14 – Between 6:45 a.m. and 6:45 p.m., a Revere Street resident reports unknown person(s) forced open the front door to her apartment and removed a ring, bracelet and a purse. Breaking and Entering – Residence 03/28/14  – Sometime between 8:30 a.m. on March 27 and 9 p.m. on...

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Creative Kitchens Tour 2014

March 31, 2014
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Creative Kitchens Tour 2014

New this spring is a Saturday afternoon walking tour through some remarkable kitchens in Beacon Hill and the Back Bay. ‘Creative Kitchens Tour 2014’, to be held this Saturday, April 5, offers a rare opportunity for guests to step inside eight 19th century townhouses to glimpse their gracious and distinctive kitchens, ranging in décor...

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Fundraising Event Honors Youngest Victim of Marathon

March 31, 2014
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A fundraising event at Beacon Street’s Carrie Nation on April 13 will honor Martin Richard, who at age 8, was the youngest victim in the Boston Marathon bombings. Vicky Shen, who coached Martin, along with his siblings Jane and Henry Richard, in track and field through the Youth Enrichment Services (YES) track and field...

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Red Sox Opener to Be Celebrated on Charles Street

March 31, 2014
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On Friday, April 4, from noon to 3 p.m., many Charles Street stores will celebrate the Boston Red Sox home opener with an opening celebration of their own. Stores will offer food, fun and springtime promotions. “It’s been a long winter for all of us in our community. Spring heralds renewal with warmer weather,...

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April Is Membership Month at the BHCA

March 31, 2014
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The Beacon Hill Civic Association, now in its 92nd year of working with the Beacon Hill community, is devoting the month of April to encourage residents, businesses, and nonprofit organizations to join or renew their membership. Serving as an organized voice for the approximately 9,000 residents of Beacon Hill, the BHCA strives to preserve...

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The Fire on Beacon Street

March 31, 2014
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With two major fires in the same number of months in the Back Bay, the need to change the residential codes for multi-unit buildings is a fact that can no longer be ignored. Wednesday’s fire took a tragic turn when two firefighters lost their lives battling the 9-alarm fire in the eight-unit townhouse and...

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Final Stretch

March 25, 2014
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Final Stretch

The Esplanade Association held a celebration event marking the end of a long winter on March 6. Committee members Christian Stephen and Laura Bange with Jude Weiskopf, Suzanne Finn, and Tony Case.

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2014 Boston Marathon Banners

March 25, 2014
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2014 Boston Marathon Banners

Mayor Martin J. Walsh announced the unveiling of the 2014 Boston Marathon banners on Boylston Street outside of Marathon Sports last week. Marathon Sports Manager Shane O’ Hara and four-time Boston Marathon Champion Bill Rodgers were on hand to unveil the banners.

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