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Erin Der-mcLeod, Was Named the Winner of the Frances G. Frank Prize

Erin Der-mcLeod, Was Named the Winner of the Frances G. Frank Prize

Erin Der-McLeod, 29, was named the winner of the Frances G. Frank Prize in Gerontology at her recent graduation from the Boston University Graduate School of Social Work. Der-McLeod served as an intern at Beacon Hill Village during the past school year and worked with the demographics of downtown Boston to create a presentation,...

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Duckling Day

Duckling Day

Mayor Martin Walsh receives a “Duckling Day” T-shirt from Friends of the Public Garden Executive Director Elizabeth Vizza.

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BHCA Zoning to Meet June 4

On June 4th, the Beacon Hill Civic Association’s Zoning & Licensing Committee will meet to discuss the the proposed bakery and cafe to be called “Tatte” at 70 Charles Street. For more details, please visit www.bhcivic.org. Anyone with questions and comments is encouraged to attend.  Those unable to attend, but who would like to...

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Beacon Hill Art Walk

Inside a hidden courtyard was a gallery of vibrant paintings where Catherine Blais hung her floral pieces. Her twin daughters and husband accompanied her and barbequed while their Dalmatian sat wishfully hoping for a treat. Across the alley a string quartet performed in a garden. On June 1, people strolled through the quiet, narrow...

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A Common-sense Approach to Gun Control

The gun control bill announced this week by House Speaker Robert DeLeo represents one of the most (indeed in our view, THE most) comprehensive efforts in our nation to bring about sensible gun control legislation that both improves public safety while also safeguarding the rights of law-abiding citizens to purchase guns as enunciated in...

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Police Briefs 06-03-2014

Assault with a Dangerous Weapon 05/23/14 – A victim reported that he doubled-parked his motor vehicle in front of his West Cedar Street residence. When he returned to move the car at around 3 p.m., an unknown male suspect was sitting in the passenger seat and gestured to the victim that he had a...

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Beacon Hill Seminars

Beacon Hill Seminars

At the culmination of a nine-week course offered by Beacon Hill Seminars (BHS) and spearheaded by Tweed Roosevelt, “Tales of TR-The Private Life and Public Career of Theodore Roosevelt,” Doris Kearns Goodwin, author of “The Bully Pulpit: Theodore Roosevelt, William Howard Taft, and the Golden Age of Journalism,” addressed Beacon Hill Seminars members on...

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Party Hosted at the King’s Chapel Parish House

Party Hosted at the King’s Chapel Parish House

Katy Fallon Bitner, Julina Rundberg, Sarah Smith and Sanjeeve Martin – all residents of Beacon Hill in their 20s and 30s – attended a party hosted at the King’s Chapel Parish House on May 17. A task force at King’s Chapel is researching demographics of Beacon Hill and other Boston neighborhoods in order to...

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New Trash Collection Schedule

The Beacon Hill Civic Association (BHCA) has received information from the city concerning changes to the current trash collection schedule. Effective July 1, trash and recycling will be collected by Sunrise Scavengers, replacing the current Capitol Waste Management. A second day of recycling will be added to the schedule with both trash and recycling...

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Young Friends to Host Party on June 13

Kick off the summer season on Friday, June 13th with the BHCA Young Friends at the Summer Soirée, from 7-11pm at The Hampshire House. Put on your best summer cocktail attire and get ready to dance to live music by the band Panic Button, while enjoying specialty cocktails and hors d’oeuvres. Photographs will be...

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