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Letter to the Editor

Local business owner thanks neighbors Dear Editor: We’re writing to express our sincerest gratitude to the collective of Beacon Hill. In just two short years of being open, we never imagined feeling as loved and welcomed as this inclusive neighborhood has made us feel. We’ve had “walk-ins” who have turned into good friends. They’ve...

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10th Anniversary

10th Anniversary

The Friends of Teddy Ebersol’s Red Sox Fields (TERSF)   recently got  together with representatives from the Massachusetts Department of Conservation & Recreation to celebrate TERSF’s 10th Anniversary and to say  ‘Thank You’ to leaders from the  Commonwealth and Newman Schools, whose generous support made possible  the acquisition of a state-of-the-art field sweeper. The...

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Developer Unveils Latest Proposal for Temple St

By Dan Murphy Neighbors got a look at the latest, revised plans for 33-61 Temple St. on Tuesday, June 21, at the third public meeting sponsored by the Boston Redevelopment Authority to review the proposed residential redevelopment project. Dedham-based JDMD Owner, LLC intends to transform the interconnected Hiriam J. Archer and Frank J. Donahue...

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Downtown View:Summer Reading

You’re probably not looking forward to a summer that is sure to contain a series of outrages from Donald Trump. I’ve got relief for you. Concentrate on Amitov Ghosh’s Ibis trilogy instead. This series takes awhile to get through. You may want to keep a list of characters. You might need a bigger map...

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Hill House to Celebrate its 50th Anniversary,Oct 1

By Suzanne Besser Fondly known as ‘your backyard in the city,” Hill House was once a small oasis for recreation on Beacon Hill that after years of nurturing by community members grew big enough to provide acres of opportunities for city children.  This year it’s having a big birthday. The community center that offers...

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Boston Pops Fourth of July Spectacular Set for Monday

The nation’s most famous Fourth of July celebration is happening right here in Beacon Hill’s backyard. The Boston Pops Fireworks Spectacular will be held on the Charles River Esplanade on Monday, July 4. The gates will open at 9 a.m. The concert will begin at 8:30 p.m. while the fireworks will begin at 10:30...

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MBTA Red Line Weekend Diversion and Longfellow Bridge Closure, July 8-11

MassDOT’s contractor, White-Skanska-Consigli JV (WSC), will close the Longfellow Bridge and implement an MBTA Red Line diversion during the weekend of July 8 through July 10. WSC will close the Longfellow Bridge to all vehicular traffic, except MBTA buses, from 11:00 PM on Friday, July 8, to 5:00 AM on Monday, July 11. The...

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Amendment Aims to Lower Speed Limits in City

By Dan Murphy State legislators are proposing a bill amendment that would lower speed limits in Boston’s densely populated neighborhoods and in “designated safety zones” established by city officials. The amendment, co-sponsored by State Reps. Denise Provost, Dan Hunt, Elizabeth Malia and Jay Livingstone, would lower the speed limit from 30 to 25 mph...

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Boston Landmarks Orchestra Announces 2016 Summer Concerts at DCR’s Hatch Shell

Inspired by the people, artists, and heritage of a great city, the Boston Landmarks Orchestra (LO) under the direction of Music Director Christopher Wilkins, and Executive Director Jo Frances Meyer announce its 2016 season of free concerts at the DCR’s Hatch Shell at the Esplanade. “Universal access and summertime fun lie at the heart...

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Police Briefs 06-28-2016

From Boston Police Area A-1 Larceny – Bike 06/19/2016 – A victim reported she parked her folding, black Commuter bike on Melrose Street on June 18 at around 2 p.m. When she returned at about 4 p.m. the following day, its wheels were stolen. Police seek suspect in indecent assault Boston Police are seeking...

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