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Sales Center Offers Prospective Buyers Preview of Archer Residences

August 16, 2018
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Sales Center Offers Prospective Buyers Preview of Archer Residences

While Archer Residences won’t open for occupancy for another 18 months, prospective buyers can now preview the finished product at its Sales Center at 20 Ashburton Place. Boston-based Center Court Mass LLC, is currently converting the Hiriaam J. Archer and Frank J. Donahue buildings at Temple and Derne streets, which were previously owned and...

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Beacon Hotel & Bistro Seeking Capital Partner

August 16, 2018
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The Beacon Hill Hotel & Bistro is currently seeking a capital partner “to continue making improvements and to take this unique boutique hotel to its highest potential,” according to Tom Palmer, a representative for its owner, Boston-based Saunders Hotel Group. In a statement, Palmer wrote that the Saunders group took ownership of the hotel...

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Beacon Hill Civic Association Community Corner

August 16, 2018
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The Beacon Hill Civic Association has various committees that focus on a targeted range of issues and initiatives aligning with the BHCA mission. Committee chairs volunteer their time and share their expertise to implement plans that relate to the goals of the organization for the good of our neighborhood. The BHCA welcomes interested neighbors...

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Hill Resident Named Second-Place Winner in Mayor’s Garden Contest

August 16, 2018
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At a reception on the Public Garden Tuesday evening, Beacon Hill resident Miguel Rosales took home second prize in the Shade Garden category of Mayor Martin Walsh’s 2018 Garden Contest. “I’m very honored to win this award and excited to represent Beacon Hill in the contest,” Rosales told this reporter prior to the event....

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Capuano and Pressley Debate in 7th Congressional as the Democratic Primary Approaches on Sept 4

August 16, 2018
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With the Democratic primary coming up on Sept. 4, Congressman Mike Capuano and Boston City Councilor Ayanna Pressley discussed the issues of transportation and housing, among others, in the Massachusetts’ 7th Congressional District Debate held at UMass Boston on Tuesday, August 7. From the start, the two sides agreed on their stance against the...

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IBEW Local 103 Endorses Zakim for Secretary of State

August 16, 2018
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The International Brotherhood of Electrical Workers (IBEW) Local 103 has announced its endorsement of Josh Zakim for Massachusetts Secretary of State. IBEW 103 represents over 8,000 workers and thousands more retirees across the Commonwealth. In their endorsement, IBEW Local 103 noted Zakim’s fresh perspective and dedicated service on Boston’s City Council. “As the state’s...

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Esplanade Association to Host Annual Moondance Gala in September

August 16, 2018
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The 2018 Moondance Gala to benefit the Esplanade Association, takes place on Saturday, Sept. 15, on the banks of the Charles River. Cocktails are at 6:30 p.m., before dinner and an auction at 7:30 p.m., followed by dessert and dancing. Inspired by the vibrant colors and rich sounds of Morocco, it promises to be an evening...

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MBTA Blue Line Breaks Down for Second Time in Less than Two Weeks

August 16, 2018
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Last Thursday morning for about four hours, there was absolute pandemonium for Blue Line commuters. For the second time in less than two weeks an MBTA Blue Line train lost power and was stuck in the tunnel between Maverick and Aquarium stations. Those stuck on the train were forced to evacuate through the rear...

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Charles Street Building Housing Beacon Hill Pub Sells for Nearly $5.4 Million

August 10, 2018
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Charles Street Building Housing Beacon Hill Pub Sells for Nearly $5.4 Million

A local investment firm has purchased the building housing the Beacon Hill Pub for $5,543,500 million, according to records on file with the Suffolk County Registry of Deeds. Besides the property at 147-149 Charles St., the Greater Boston Bar Co. also bought the buildings housing two other bars, Mary Ann’s on Beacon Street in...

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Boston City Council and Residents Want Hospitals, Universities to Pay Their Fair Share

August 10, 2018
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The City Council Committee on Ways and Means held a hearing on August 2 regarding the Payment in Lieu of Tax (PILOT) program. Through this program, which is in its seventh year as of fiscal year 2018, schools, hospitals, and cultural institutions can voluntarily compensate the city through cash payments and community benefit programs...

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