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Prescott House a Neighborhood Hidden Gem

June 15, 2018
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Overlooking the Boston Common, the William Hickling Prescott House at 55 Beacon St. is not only a time capsule that allows visors to explore Boston’s past, but also unbeknownst to many, it has served as the Boston headquarters of the National Society of the Colonial Dames of America for nearly 75 years. The Prescott...

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Boston Public Library Schedule

June 15, 2018
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Boston Public Library’s Concerts in the Courtyard (www.bpl.org/concerts) series will run through Friday, August 31, bringing a range of free music to one of Boston’s most beautiful spaces during one-hour concerts throughout the summer. Concerts are held twice each week on Wednesdays at 6 p.m. and on Fridays at 12:30 p.m. Wednesday concerts are...

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Electrical Workers Local 103 Partners with Red Sox for Charitable Initiatives

June 15, 2018
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For many years, union electricians from the International Brotherhood of Electrical Workers (IBEW) Local 103 have been brightening historic Fenway Park by providing comprehensive electrical services to the Boston Red Sox organization – including the operation and servicing of the lights that shine over the most historic park in Major League Baseball.  Now, IBEW Local 103 members, along with the union...

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Making History on the Common Again

June 15, 2018
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Despite the pouring rain, more than 500 Boston schoolchildren came to the ninth annual Making History on the Common on Monday, June 4. The kids learned about the rich history of Boston Common starting with the first Native American inhabitants, to the energizing Colonial times, through the thought-provoking protests of the 1960s with interactive...

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Michlewitz Backs Zakim for Secretary of State

June 15, 2018
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State Rep. Aaron Michlewitz, who represents the North End, Bay Village, South End and Chinatown,  announced that he is endorsing Josh Zakim in his campaign for the Democratic nomination for Secretary of State. “I truly believe that Josh’s progressive platform is exactly what the office needs to bring the state into the modern era,”...

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BCYF to Hold Series of Free Girls Only Events

June 15, 2018
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Boston Centers for Youth & Families (BCYF) invites Boston girls to Girls Nights, a series of free girls-only events throughout the summer.  All activities are designed to bring girls together in a safe, non-competitive environment where they can be themselves, meet other girls their age and engage with role models. BCYF Girls Nights also...

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Wintermantel to Have Show at Copley Society

June 15, 2018
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The Copley Society of Art is proud to present Evanescent, a solo show of oil paintings by Copley Master Mikel Wintermantel in the Back Bay Room. This exhibition opens with a reception on Thursday, June 28 from 5:30 to 7:30 p.m. at the Copley Society, located at 158 Newbury Street, Boston, MA 02116, and...

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Zakim Wins Democratic Endorsement over Incumbent Galvin in Secretary of State Race

June 15, 2018
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At the Massachusetts Democratic Party Endorsing Convention at Worcester’s DCU Center on June 3, City Councilor Josh Zakim scored a major coup when he received the party’s endorsement over longtime incumbent Bill Galvin in the race for the Secretary of State. Zakim, a 34-year-old Back Bay resident, received 55 percent of the delegates’ votes, which will send...

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Frog Pond Spray Pool Opens on June 29

June 15, 2018
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Boston Parks Commissioner Chris Cook and The Skating Club of Boston president Joe Blount are pleased to welcome children and guests to kick off the 2018 summer season as the Boston Common Frog Pond spray pool reopens on Friday, June 29.  The day will include a fun and exciting celebration at 11 a.m. followed...

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‘I Speak for the Trees for the Trees Have No Tongues’

June 12, 2018
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‘I Speak for the Trees for the Trees Have No Tongues’

Miguel Rosales, co-chair of the Beacon Hill Civic Association Tree and Civic Beautification Committee, watering the Phillips Street Playground/Park.

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