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Halloween at Hill House

November 2, 2018
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Halloween at Hill House

Elizabeth Velander, Iris Fahy, Louisa and Emma Kirk, Rosie Angelone, Skylar Hartshorne, and Coco Fischoder – all in costume – celebrate Halloween during the Hill House’s Fright Night last Friday, Oct. 26.
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BHCA Tree Committee Discusses Ways to Improve Urban Canopy

November 2, 2018
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BHCA Tree Committee Discusses Ways to Improve Urban Canopy

The Beacon Hill Civic Association (BHCA) Tree and Civic Beautification Committee met to discuss ways to improve the urban canopy and enhance the beauty of the neighborhood on Oct. 15 at 74 Joy St. The meeting agenda included notification that the city’s Parks Department would plant new trees this fall at 31 Charles St....
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Hill Voters Still Have Early Voting Option

November 2, 2018
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Beacon Hill voters can cast their ballots in the Commonwealth’s general election at their assigned polling locations on Election Day, Tuesday, Nov. 6, or take advantage of early voting ending on Nov. 2. Republican Charlie Baker will be seeking a second term as governor in the race against Democratic candidate Jay Gonzales, who served...
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BWSC Finishing Up Design Phase of Hill Contract

November 2, 2018
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The Boston Water and Sewer Commission is currently finishing the design phase on a contract for the water-main replacement and drainage upgrades on Bowdoin, Derne, Hancock, Cambridge and Lynde streets, as well as a small portion of Mt. Vernon Street near Hancock Street. BWSC spokesman Stephen Mulloney wrote that the project’s scope includes replacement...
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Beacon Hill Civic Association Community Corner

November 2, 2018
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Living in a Historic District – a Guide for Beacon Hill Homeowners What is the difference between the Beacon Hill Architectural Commission and the Beacon Hill Civic Association? The Beacon Hill Architectural Commission (BHAC) is a division of the City of Boston’s Environment Department and shares offices and staff with the Boston Landmarks Commission....
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The 16th Annual Beacon Hill Holiday Fine Art & Craft Sale Starts Nov 17

November 2, 2018
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On the weekend before Thanksgiving local visual artists and fine artisans will sell a variety of hand-crafted holiday gift items at Hill House, 127 Mt. Vernon Street (the old Firehouse).  10 a.m. to 5 p.m., both days. The annual event provides a unique holiday shopping experience, offering one-of-a-kind jewelry, ceramics, photography, handmade baby items...
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Two-Part Program Highlights Traditional Turkish Music, Cuisine and Culture

November 2, 2018
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In partnership with the Beacon Hill Civic Association, the Beacon Hill Friends House, located at 6 Chestnut St., presents “East of the Sun, West of the Moon” – a two-part program highlighting traditional Turkish music, cuisine and culture – on Thursday, Nov. 8, from 6:30 to 9 p.m. Featured musicians include CerenTurkmenoglu (violin, voice...
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Upstairs Downstairs Antiques Sponsors Artists’ Reception

November 2, 2018
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Upstairs Downstairs Antiques on Charles Street feted local artists during a festive reception on the evening of Oct. 20. Featured talent included Andrea Guay, Niki Farrell, John Young, Robert Douglas Hunter, Marcia Corey, Nancy O’Hearn and Pearl McCarthy, as well as William Cloutman, Cate Hunter Kashem and Liz Hunter – an artist and former...
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Bridburg of GrubStreet to Speak at BHWF

November 2, 2018
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Beacon Hill Women’s Forum (BHFW) will welcome Eve Bridburg, Founder and Executive Director of GrubStreet on Tuesday, November 13, at the Hampshire House.  Cocktail mingling hour will start at 6 p.m, followed by Bridburg’s talk, “Grubstreet: A National Literary Powerhouse and Connected Writing Community” beginning at 6:45 p.m sharp. Named among Boston Magazine’s “50...
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Millennium Partners Break Ground on Winthrop Center

November 2, 2018
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Millennium Partners broke ground Wednesday, Oct. 24, on the approximately $1.35 billion Winthrop Center, which at 691-feet will be the fourth tallest building in the city and the tallest structure in Downtown Crossing when it opens in 2022. The skyscraper will be erected on the site of a former city-owned garage in Winthrop Square,...
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