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Suffolk Students Find a Green Way to Help People in Need

On Move Out Day, May 2, Suffolk University undergrads cleaned out their dorm rooms and headed home for the summer break. Left behind were items they no longer needed, like clothing, bedding, microwaves, shelving units, plastic bins and non-perishable foods. All of that gear didn’t end up as trash littering Boston streets or waste...

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Beacon Hill Garden Club Hosts a Special Event Thursday

We welcome the opportunity to remind our readers about a very special event, the 85th “Hidden Garden Tour of Beacon Hill” that is scheduled for this Thursday, May 15. This is one of the most anticipated events of the year in our neighborhood. As Amy Wilson, communications chair for the Garden Club, told the...

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Downtown Mothers Make the Switch to Clean Energy

If the activity of millions of people around the world has been the main cause of global warming, as leading climate scientists contend, how likely is it that the actions of a single person can help reverse climate change? Very likely, say a growing group of downtown mothers who believe that each step each...

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Hill House Little League Celebrates MBL Opening Day

The Hill House family and Greater Boston community celebrated Majors Baseball League’s Opening Day at the Boston Common Little League Fields on Monday, April 28. The guest list included the Red Sox Foundation, Friends of the Public Garden and TD Bank. “The Friends is delighted to support Hill House’s work to improve ball fields...

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Mass. Eye and Ear Helps Kids Breathe Easier

Mass. Eye and Ear Helps Kids Breathe Easier

Jack Gurnon, owner of Charles Street Supply, used his handy drill to “tweak” the hospital’s new teaching dolls so they could be outfitted with breathing and feeding tubes. The dolls are used to teach the parents of children with airway problems that cause difficulty breathing and swallowing how to care for their infants. The...

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Antonio’s Marks 20th Anniversary

Antonio’s Marks 20th Anniversary

Antonio’s Cucina Italiana celebrated the anniversary of its 20th anniversary in business at 288 Cambridge St. on Friday, serving more than 100 customers during a bustling lunchtime shift. The traditional Italian eatery has received numerous accolades over the past two decades, including Boston magazine’s first-prize winner in 2006 for “Best Quick Bite” in the...

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Boston Shines Is This Sat.

Spring is here and it’s once again time for Boston Shines! The annual city-wide clean-up is coming to Beacon Hill on Saturday, May 10th. To make this event a success and make our neighborhood truly shine, volunteers are needed! Boston Shines in Beacon Hill is looking for volunteers to help with several locations, including...

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BHCA 92nd Annual Meeting Is on May 19

Save the date for the Beacon Hill Civic Association’s 92nd Annual Meeting on Monday, May 19th at The Union Club of Boston, Eight Park Street at 6pm. Stephanie Schorow, author of Drinking Boston: A History of the City and its Spirits, will be the keynote speaker, presenting “Drinking Boston History in a Cocktail Glass,”...

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Cleanup This Saturday

The warmer temperatures of the last few days have people anxious to just get outside.  For some of us the warmer temperatures had us planting window boxes or for others raking and sweeping our yards. Still for others, it was time to enjoy taking the dog out for a long, very long walk. Being...

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Friends of MGH Cancer Center Hold Annual Spring Luncheon

The Friends of the Massachusetts General Hospital Cancer Center – a group of active volunteers who raise funds to bridge exceptional medical and supportive cancer care through innovative programs that promote whole-person healing – recently held its annual Spring Luncheon, which drew a crowd of nearly 400 supporters. The event included a reception, luncheon...

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