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Room to Breathe Program to Sponsor a Holiday Girl Scout Cookie Sale

December 17, 2013
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Room to Breathe Program to Sponsor a Holiday Girl Scout Cookie Sale

The newly-formed Brownie troop #65321 partnered with the Mass Coalition for the Homeless – Room to Breathe program to sponsor a holiday Girl Scout cookie sale and linen drive outside Starbucks Saturday.

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Making Beacon Hill Inviting to Young Families

December 17, 2013
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Jacqueline and Matt Freeman loved Beacon Hill. They met, married and made their home here. They loved walking everywhere, seeing neighbors, being near the Charles River, Starbucks and the shops on Charles Street. But only a year and a half after the first of their three sons was born, they left. “The first and...

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Nelson Mandela: A Truly Unique and Wonderful Man

December 17, 2013
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The outpouring of world-wide respect for Nelson Mandela, the former leader of South Africa who passed away this week, is unprecedented in the world we live in today. No one reading this editorial can even begin to imagine or comprehend the hardships he encountered during his long life: Here was a man who was...

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Police Briefs 12-17-2013

December 17, 2013
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Assault and Battery with a Dangerous Weapon 12/05/13 – At around 4 p.m., a male suspect struck a city meter-maid in the face with his iPhone after she issued him a parking violation ticket on Beacon Street. The suspect then fled in his motor vehicle on Beacon Street. The suspect’s registration information was handed...

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Businesses, Residents Work to Support a Vibrant Local Business Community

December 10, 2013
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Businesses, Residents Work to Support a Vibrant Local Business Community

Beacon Hill businesses would like to see the neighborhood flourish and residents would like to see its businesses flourish. By working together, they are making this happen. Individually or jointly, both have launched new initiatives to support a vibrant and diverse business community of non-franchised, locally owned businesses that meet residents’ needs, as envisioned...

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Celebrating Home Gala Feb. 1

December 10, 2013
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On February 1, 2014, the Beacon Hill Civic Association invites all to attend the 42nd Annual Winter Gala. “There’s No Place Like HOME” will be the night to celebrate 92 years of the Beacon Hill Civic Association and the special neighborhood we all call home. This year’s Gala promises to be like none other!...

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Police Briefs 12-10-2013

December 10, 2013
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Assault and Battery 11/29/13 – Three male victims reported that they were assaulted by an 20 unknown males outside of a Charles Street pub at around 2 a.m. The victims were treated at Newton-Wellesley Hospital for multiple injuries after driving themselves there. Incidents Nov. 27 28 Hancock St.  – Towed Motor Vehicle Grove Street...

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Obituaries 12-10-2013

December 10, 2013
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Robert LaVerne Henninger Of South Dakota Robert LaVerne Henninger of Brookings, South Dakota went Home to be with The Lord at his daughter’s home under Hospice Care. He was 80 years old. Robert, who was born on January 5, 1933 to August and Maggie (Heiniger) Henninger in Bern, Kansas and faithfully served his country...

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Boston Common Tree Lighting Coming Dec. 5

December 2, 2013
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Boston Common Tree Lighting Coming Dec. 5

Mayor Thomas M. Menino joins the Honourable Andrew Younger, Minister with the Government of Nova Scotia, for Boston’s 72nd annual Official Tree Lighting on Boston Common on Thursday, Dec. 5, from 6 to 8 p.m. The celebration is hosted by the Boston Parks and Recreation Department, title sponsor the Province of Nova Scotia, lead...

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Two Free Hours of Parking Are Now Available at Spaces

December 2, 2013
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Boston Mayor Thomas M. Menino announced that the City of Boston will once again be providing parking incentives for local drivers during the holiday season.  Boston drivers will be offered two hours of free parking at the City’s 9,000 metered spaces, the opportunity to participate in the popular “Toys for Tickets” program and the...

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