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Mass. Eye and Ear Helps Kids Breathe Easier

Mass. Eye and Ear Helps Kids Breathe Easier

Jack Gurnon, owner of Charles Street Supply, used his handy drill to “tweak” the hospital’s new teaching dolls so they could be outfitted with breathing and feeding tubes. The dolls are used to teach the parents of children with airway problems that cause difficulty breathing and swallowing how to care for their infants. The...

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Antonio’s Marks 20th Anniversary

Antonio’s Marks 20th Anniversary

Antonio’s Cucina Italiana celebrated the anniversary of its 20th anniversary in business at 288 Cambridge St. on Friday, serving more than 100 customers during a bustling lunchtime shift. The traditional Italian eatery has received numerous accolades over the past two decades, including Boston magazine’s first-prize winner in 2006 for “Best Quick Bite” in the...

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Boston Shines Is This Sat.

Spring is here and it’s once again time for Boston Shines! The annual city-wide clean-up is coming to Beacon Hill on Saturday, May 10th. To make this event a success and make our neighborhood truly shine, volunteers are needed! Boston Shines in Beacon Hill is looking for volunteers to help with several locations, including...

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New Cupcake Shop to Open on Charles St.

May 5, 2014
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A new cupcake shop is coming to the Charles Street storefront formerly occupied by Isabelle’s CurlyCakes. Courtney Forrester, owner of Sweet, said the Boston-based chain’s sixth location at 81 Charles St. would offer 20 varieties of cupcakes baked fresh each day at its Hyde Park bakery, as well as a selection of coffee and...

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BHCA 92nd Annual Meeting Is on May 19

Save the date for the Beacon Hill Civic Association’s 92nd Annual Meeting on Monday, May 19th at The Union Club of Boston, Eight Park Street at 6pm. Stephanie Schorow, author of Drinking Boston: A History of the City and its Spirits, will be the keynote speaker, presenting “Drinking Boston History in a Cocktail Glass,”...

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Charles St. Building Damaged in Fire

April 29, 2014
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Charles St. Building Damaged in Fire

The Boston Fire Department is investigating the cause of a Beacon Hill fire Saturday night that sent one firefighter to the hospital and displaced five people. The two-alarm fire began at 10 p.m. at 119 Charles St., a 4-story brick building. The first floor of the building was a clothing business while floors 2-3-4...

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Beacon Hill Repairs in Mayor’s Budget

April 29, 2014
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Boston Mayor Martin Walsh unveiled his $2.7 billion fiscal year 2015 budget to the City Council.  Walsh and the city’s five year $1.9 billion capital plan includes monies for Beacon Hill. The five year capital plan, which will span from FY15 to FY19, has an underlying framework for the strategic use of infrastructure to...

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Otis House Museum Has Walking Tours of Hill

April 29, 2014
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The Otis House Museum will offer walking tours of Boston’s Beacon Hill each Saturday, May through October. Go beyond the brick sidewalks and charming gardens and learn about Beacon Hill’s development in the Federal era. The fortunes, ambitions and struggles of Beacon Hill’s early residents, both wealthy and working-class, shaped the streets, architecture and...

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More Collections for Leaf and Yard Waste in Effect

April 29, 2014
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New in 2014, the City of Boston’s Department of Public Works (DPW) is adding four summer collections of leaf and yard waste to its spring and fall yard waste collection program. DPW will collect residents’ yard waste curbside, and it will be composted. Spring collection runs for four weeks from April 28 to May...

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Green and White Helping a Neighborhood ‘Angel’

April 21, 2014
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Green and White Helping a Neighborhood ‘Angel’

This year marks the 90th anniversary of the George Robert White Memorial Fountain, which locals and visitors often refer to as “The Angel.” Located in the Public Garden near the corner of Beacon and Arlington streets, the sculpture and fountain honors one of Boston’s greatest benefactors. When White died in 1922, his will included...

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