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Beacon Hill Leaders Supporting Tolman for Attorney General Post

August 26, 2014
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Beacon Hill Leaders Supporting Tolman for Attorney General Post

State Rep. Jay Livingstone (D-Boston) and former State Rep. Paul Demakis announced their endorsements of Warren Tolman to be the next Massachusetts attorney general. Livingstone and Demakis joined Tolman at the Paramount Restaurant, where Tolman met with Beacon Hill-area voters during Tolman’s three-day Boston Tour. “Warren Tolman has earned my support because he has...

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A New Trail to Follow

August 26, 2014
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I love it when one person decides to do a good deed for the rest of us just because he or she is interested in a topic. Vincent Licenziato, 64, of Phillips Street on Beacon Hill, decided to celebrate art, social justice and education by calling attention to the many statues and memorials around...

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Storrow Drive Roadwork Going On

August 26, 2014
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Through Thursday, August 28 from 9:30 AM to 3 PM, the Storrow Drive EB off-ramp at Fenway will be closed for Rapid set concrete repairs. Additional eastbound left lane closures will take place on those same days as needed at Commonwealth Avenue from 7 AM to 3 PM for project deliveries. Monday through Thursday...

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BHCA Zoning & Licensing to Meet

August 26, 2014
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On Wednesday, August 27th, the Beacon Hill Civic Association’s Zoning & Licensing Committee will hold a meeting to discuss the proposed change of occupancy at 62-66 Charles Street to a Peet’s Coffee &Tea. The meeting will take place at 127 Mount Vernon Street at 7:30pm. Further details on the project can be viewed at...

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More Open Space Is Now On the Way

August 26, 2014
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Gov. Deval Patrick has signed into law state legislation that will allow the Massachusetts Eye and Ear Infirmary (MEEI) to expand its Boston campus while restoring public parkland in the Charles River Esplanade. The legislation, filed by State Rep. Jay Livingstone and co-sponsored by Sens. Anthony Petrucelli, Sal DiDomenico and Will Brownsbereger and State...

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Local Volunteers For HOTC

August 26, 2014
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Interested in volunteering at the Head of The Charles Regatta (HOTC) this fall? The Beacon Hill Civic Association Young Friends will be staffing the awards table on Saturday, October 18th from 11:30am – 2:30pm and are looking for members of the Beacon Hill community to join! Spots are filling up quickly; contact Tori Hay...

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ALS Bucket Challenge

August 25, 2014
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ALS Bucket Challenge

Mass. Eye and Ear’s ENT clinical team, including Dr. Allan Goldstein, took the ALS Ice Bucket Challenge on Friday, Aug. 8, in front of the hospital. Their heads may have been wet, but their spirits were high as they helped raise awareness for ALS research. See the video on the hospital’s Facebook page www.Facebook.com/MassEyeAndEarNews,...

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Remembering Williams

August 25, 2014
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Remembering Williams

Fans erected a makeshift tribute to Robin Williams on a bench in the Public Garden last week, following his tragic death on Monday, Aug. 11. Williams acted in a scene opposite Matt Damon at the location during his Oscar-winning performance in the 1997 film “Good Will Hunting.” Meanwhile, a petition has been launched to...

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How High Is Our Status?

August 25, 2014
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Karen is taking her first break since beginning to write in this space. She is offering some of her most remarked-upon columns for you to enjoy again. How high is our status (first published in May, 2011) Recently, in another part of the country, I found myself in an unusual conversation. One person told...

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Lawsuit Filed On Sidewalk Ramps

August 25, 2014
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As Mayor Martin J. Walsh moved forward with his plan to bring Beacon Hill sidewalks into compliance with the Adults with Disabilities Act, the Beacon Hill Civic Association (BHCA) filed a lawsuit last Tuesday asserting that the construction as proposed could potentially jeopardize the historic character of the neighborhood. “The plaintiffs support the city’s...

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