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CRWA to Honor Museum of Science

October 17, 2017
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Charles River Watershed Association (CRWA), the leading science and advocacy organization protecting the Charles River and its watershed, will honor the Museum of Science at its Champions of the Charles gala on Nov. 2. The gala, to be held at the Museum of Science, raises funds to continue CRWA’s ongoing work monitoring and protecting...

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Hill House Fundraiser at MOS

October 12, 2017
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Hill House Fundraiser at MOS

Beacon Hill Residents Mike Novak and Daniel Schmitz enjoying a brew at the Hill House fundraising night under the stars at the Museum of Science (MOS).

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Alice O’Neil: A Star Athlete Continues to Shine

October 12, 2017
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By Beth Treffeisen Beacon Hill resident Alice O’Neil has always been a competitor. From a young age, O’Neil has been steeped in sports from figure skating, to field hockey to sailing. But one sport, in particular, has kept O’Neil in the game – tennis.   On Wednesday, October 4, O’Neil was awarded an honorary...

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Downtown View:Bring Back the Draft

October 12, 2017
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By Karen Cord Taylor As you could probably surmise by my name, I’m pretty white. One time at a political convention in Worcester, a man who must have considered himself ethnic compared to me, called me derisively, Karen Lord Taylor. I thought he was pathetic. After all, we were in the same political party,...

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Neighbors Oppose Removal of Joy St Trees

October 12, 2017
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By Dan Murphy A proposal to remove two public shade trees at 3-5 Joy St. is being met with some resistance in the neighborhood. The construction firm converting the Appalachian Mountain Club (AMC) back to residential housing is requesting the removal of two linden trees measuring 7 and 9 inches dbh (diameter at breast...

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BTD Announces Time Frame for Beacon St Safety Improvements

October 12, 2017
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By Dan Murphy The Boston Transportation Department has announced that planned safety improvements to Beacon Street will commence this fall and provided a timeframe for the project. Over the next few months, the design team will conduct outreach and seek to engage people on the street. They will solicit feedback on the proposed improvements...

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BHCA Community Corner

October 12, 2017
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by Suzanne Besser, BHCA President Contractors & neighbors: working together It is Beacon Hill’s good fortune that for generations owners of its historic 19th century homes have invested their time, talent and resources to preserve them for generations to come. Without them and the talented craftsmen they hire to restore their properties, Beacon Hill...

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Beacon Hill Civic Association Zoning and Licensing to Discuss Several Proposals on Wednesday

October 12, 2017
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The Zoning and Licensing Committee of the Beacon Hill Civic Association will meet on Wednesday, October 11 at 7:00 p.m. at 74 Joy Street. All meetings are open to the public. If you have any questions or comments regarding the matter to be heard, please attend. If you are unable to attend but would...

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Hill House’s Fundraising Night at the Museum of Science

October 12, 2017
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On Thursday, Sept. 28, Hill House hosted a fundraising night under the stars at the Museum of Science, with over 150 in attendance and raising over $110,000 for their programs and athletics. Neighbors and friends, new and old, donned lederhosen and dirndls while enjoying craft beer, lawn games and more, all in support of...

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Boston-Mexico Partnership is Featured in BAC Exhibition

October 12, 2017
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Students and faculty from The Boston Architectural College (BAC) are building bridges to Mexico. A collaboration with the Centro Metropolitano de Arquitectura Sustentable (CMAS) in Mexico City has explored local and international work around Rising Tides and Resiliency in Boston and Lynn, Massachusetts; Mangrove Ecosystems in the Yucatan Shores; and the 400 year-old UNESCO...

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