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Dock Party

August 28, 2015
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Dock Party

Peter Steinberg, Megan Nelson, Sara Beth, and Michael Cohen walk the docks at sunset during the 1st Annual Young Professionals Dock Party at Community Boating, July 30. The event was a kick-off for the Raise the Sails Planning Committee, which will be putting on a gala Nov. 4 at the Liberty Hotel.

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Mayor Walsh Highlights Freedom Trail Extensive Improvements

August 28, 2015
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Tuesday, August 18, 2015 – Mayor Martin J. Walsh today highlighted the extensive improvements the City’s Department of Public Works has been making to Boston’s iconic Freedom Trail in over 60 locations from Boston Common to Bunker Hill. The planned project includes replacing all sections of sidewalk under City jurisdiction in need of repair...

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New Photography Exhibit Captures Italy’s Beauty and Mystery

August 28, 2015
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This fall, The West End Museum will host a new photography exhibit in its Members’ Gallery that celebrates the beauty and mystery of Italy. “Indelebile Italia” is part of the museum’s annual commemoration of Italian Heritage Month in October. The exhibit runs from Sept. 22 through Nov. 28. The show reception takes place on...

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Soccer Workshop Comes to Esplanade’s Ebersol Fields

August 28, 2015
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Soccer scored with local youth on Thursday, when the New England Revolution hosted a workshop at the Teddy Ebersol’s Red Sox Fields on the Charles River Esplanade. At that time, Santander Bank, joined the Revolution and the Esplanade Association, to sponsor a free event featuring a Revolution Academy public clinic, with skills and drills,...

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Hill Residents Lend Support To Historic New England Benefit

August 20, 2015
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Hill Residents Lend Support To Historic New England Benefit

Beacon Hill residents Ernie and Joan Berndt and Leigh and George Denny were among the guests at Historic New England’s Feast for the Farms on Aug. 7. The event raised funds to benefit the preservation and care of Casey Farm in Saunderstown and Watson Farm in Jamestown, two of the oldest working farms in...

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Bill Geary Elected to Board of Trustees at MGH Institute of Health Professions

August 20, 2015
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Back Bay resident Bill Geary, a partner at Flare Capital Partners, a leading healthcare technology venture capital firm, has been elected to the Board of Trustees of MGH Institute of Health Professions in Boston. “We are excited about Bill joining the Board,” said George E. Thibault, MD, Board of Trustees chair at the Boston...

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Beacon Hill Nursery School to Open Front Playspace

August 20, 2015
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To mark its 60th anniversary, the Beacon Hill Nursery School will open a newly renovated front play-space on its Joy Street campus in mid-September. Acton landscape architect Holly Ben-Joseph designed the playground that features educational elements for children ages 2 to 6, including a discovery/science center, as well as a full-body length slate board,...

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‘Moondance Gala’ Returns Sept. 26

August 14, 2015
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‘Moondance Gala’ Returns Sept. 26

The Esplanade Association’s annual “Moondance Gala” takes place along the banks of the Charles River in Boston on Saturday, Sept. 26. Beginning at 9 p.m., the event will open for the “Moondance After Dark” portion of the gala.  Co-chaired by Ashlee Robertson and Carolina Save, it is organized by the Esplanade Friends Council and...

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Those Who Keep the Harbor Safe

August 14, 2015
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Those Who Keep the Harbor Safe

Most police officers walk the streets, many patrol the city in cars and even a few keep things safe on motorcycles and bicycles, but those officers are patrolling the land. In Boston, there is another type of patrolman, the members of the Boston Police Harbor Patrol. Seventeen officers and eight boats make up this...

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Downtown View:Predicting the Future

August 14, 2015
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Karen is taking a break. In 2009, she asked several Bostonians to predict the future. How did they do? Last June, I bet you didn’t think we’d be here now: Obama as president, Hillary as secretary of state, the economy gone bust, General Motors in bankruptcy, Lehman Brothers no more, Sal DiMasi under indictment....

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