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Input Sought for Types of Businesses Here

The Beacon Hill Civic Association’s Retail Vacancy Task Force’s mission is to identify types of stores and businesses the residents want and that will complement the existing retail mix, and then encourage such businesses to open a location in Beacon Hill as vacancies occur. Almost 400 people have already completed the survey that lets the task...

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State Rep. Candidates Discuss City’s Biggest Challenges, Issues

May 1, 2013
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Two Democratic candidates vying for the state representative seat vacated by Marty Walz discussed their views on the city’s biggest challenges and issues when they faced off in a debate at the First Church in Boston last Tuesday. Josh Dawson, a 30-year-old Back Bay resident who previously served as executive director of State Treasurer...

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Forum Set for State Rep. Candidates

On Tuesday, May 7,   beginning at  6:30 pm, the Beacon Hill Civic Association, the Neighborhood Association of the Back Bay, the Cambridgeport Neighborhood Association and the West End Civic Association will present a State Representative Candidates Forum for the 8th Suffolk District, which is made up of Back Bay, Beacon Hill, and the West End...

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Annual Duckling Day Parade, May 12

The Friends of the Public Garden will celebrate Mother’s Day with Boston-area families during its annual “Duckling Day” parade on Sunday, May 12.  Registration will begin at 10:30 a.m. at the Parkman Bandstand in the Boston Common, and the parade will begin at noon. Based on the children’s classic “Make Way for Ducklings” by...

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Meals and Snacks Throughout the Week

April 23, 2013
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Meals and Snacks Throughout the Week

This group of Boston Police officers were carrying their lunches in the Boston Public Garden. Area restaurants and food trucks have been treating first responders to meals and snacks throughout the week.

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Local ‘Run for the Roses’ Starts April 25

April 23, 2013
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Local ‘Run for the Roses’ Starts April 25

Beginning April 25 through May 4, The Beacon Hill Civic Association (BHCA) is joining forces with five neighborhood businesses to pay homage to The Kentucky Derby by providing their own “Run for the Roses”.  This event will encourage locals to explore the neighborhood and learn more about the unique partnership between the BHCA and...

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Marathon Flags

April 23, 2013
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Marathon Flags

Boston Marathon flags remained aloft this week, flying from the steeple of the Old South Church in Copley Square.

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Local Group Sees New School as First Step

April 23, 2013
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Downtown Schools for Boston has welcomed the news of the city’s plans to open a new public elementary school at 585 Commercial St. in September of 2016, but the recently established group of families, residents and supporters views the announcement as merely an important step on a long journey. “The school helps the Back...

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Neighborhood Cleanup is Sat.

April 23, 2013
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In conjunction with “Boston Shines” – the city’s annual spring cleanup – the Beacon Hill Civic Association (BHCA) and the Neighborhood Association of the Back Bay (NABB) are organizing volunteer efforts to beautify their respective neighborhoods on Saturday. The BHCA Streets and Sidewalks Committee asks interested citizens to take part in the Hill cleanup...

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Beacon Hill Womens’ Forum Kicks off May 6

April 23, 2013
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All neighborhood women are invited to attend the launch of the Beacon Hill Womens Forum, a group designed to bring local women together on a monthly basis. The initial meeting, which will take place on Monday, May 6, at the Hampshire House, kicks off at 6:00 pm with a cocktail reception in the library....

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