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Ward 5 Democrats to Hold Caucus

March 10, 2017
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Registered Democrats in Boston Ward 5 will be holding a caucus at the First Church of Boston (66 Marlborough Street) on Saturday, March 18, 2017 at 10 a.m. to elect 19 delegates and 4 alternates for the 2017 Massachusetts Democratic Convention, where Democrats from across Massachusetts will gather to adopt a new Party Platform....

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Downtown View:Class Divides?

March 10, 2017
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By Karen Cord Taylor A few weeks ago I took the T over to Prudential Center. I wanted to check out Eataly, since I’d heard so much about it. Was it really a sign that tradition-bound Boston can handle the latest, greatest retail concept? Would it finally make the Pru cool? Would it edge...

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BHCA Community Corner

March 10, 2017
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Street sweeping season is here again! Caption: The north side of Mt Vernon Street got a good clean sweep Friday, thanks to the city sweepers that removed winter debris that had accumulated in January and February. The Street Cleaning Program on Beacon Hill kicked off March 1 and runs until December 31. Along with...

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Art and Jewelry Auctioneer Lucy Grogan at BHWF

March 10, 2017
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By Kathy Hull There are few things more exciting in the world of dusty antiques than finding a “gem” of unexpected value, as attested by the continuing popularity of PBS’s “Antique Roadshow.” On Tuesday, March 14, the Beacon Hill Women’s Forum (BHWF) welcomes Lucy P. Grogan, local fine art and jewelry appraiser and auctioneer,...

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North End, Waterfront and Beacon Hill Eateries Participating in Dine Out Boston

March 10, 2017
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By Phil Orlandella A total of nineteen eateries from the North End, Waterfront and Beacon Hill are participating in this year’s Dine Out Boston sponsored by the Greater Boston Convention and Visitors Bureau (GBCVB) in partnership with American Express. This is the 16th year of Dine Out Boston and many Boston restaurants are providing...

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‘Creative Kitchens Tour’ Showcases Historic Beacon Hill and Back Bay Residences

March 10, 2017
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By Dan Murphy When former board member Kitty Flather first conceived of the “Creative Kitchens Tour” in the spring of 2013 as a possible fundraiser for Beacon Hill Village, it immediately struck a chord as an event that would not only champion the nonprofit membership organization’s mission of helping neighbors remain in their homes...

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MassDOT to Close Lane on Longfellow Bridge March 11

March 10, 2017
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MassDOT’s contractor, White-Skanska-Consigli JV (WSC), will close a single lane of Land Boulevard/Memorial Drive westbound in the vicinity of the Longfellow Bridge on Saturday, March 11. The lane will be closed from 9:00 AM to 2:00 PM each Saturday. The closure is necessary to work on the foundation of the westbound sidewalk retaining wall....

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BLO Passes Revised Lederman Mem Plans

March 10, 2017
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By Beth Treffeisen The Boston Landmarks Commission (BLO) unanimously approved the revised design for a permanent memorial and landscaped setting to commemorate Dr. Melvin Lederman, at a hearing held on Wednesday, Feb. 28. The memorial is honoring the Massachusetts General Hospital surgeon and Navy Commander Dr. Lederman who was killed while participating in field...

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Foundation Helps Keep Young Musicians’ Dreams Alive

March 10, 2017
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By Dan Murphy Under the auspices of Church on the Hill, the Max Reger Foundation of America helps foster the careers of budding, young musicians from throughout the city while honoring the celebrated early 20th-century German composer and concert pianist for whom the not-for-profit organization is named. David Cox served as the church’s organist...

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FOPG Restores Shaw Memorial Sword

March 3, 2017
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FOPG Restores Shaw Memorial Sword

By Dan Murphy and Beth Treffeisen It was only one day after the sword at the Robert Gould Shaw and Massachusetts 54th Regiment Memorial on the Boston Common was again reported damaged on Tuesday, Feb. 21, until the Friends of the Public Garden took action. Joshua Craine of Daedalus, Inc., was quickly contracted to...

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