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Running on Water

Running on Water

The Charles River Swimming Club held it’s Fifth Annual Master Swim on June 1. With temperatures in the 90′s, more than 150 people swam more than a mile in the Charles River. The swim started on the River Dock on the Esplanade.

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Livingstone Wins Democratic Primary in 8th Suffolk State Rep. Contest

June 4, 2013
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Livingstone Wins Democratic Primary in 8th Suffolk State Rep. Contest

Beacon Hill resident Jay Livingstone was victorious in last Tuesday’s Democratic primary race for the 8th Suffolk District state representative seat vacated by Marty Walz. Livingstone, a 39-year-old attorney, defeated Josh Dawson, a 30-year-old Back Bay resident who previously served as executive director of State Treasurer Steve Grossman’s campaign committee, in the election for...

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Friends of the Public Garden Held Their Annual Green and White Ball

Friends of the Public Garden Held Their Annual Green and White Ball

Friends of the Public Garden held their annual Green and White Ball on May 17, Shown above from left are: Barbara Hostetter, Katherine O’Keeffe, Alli Achtmeyer, Anne Brooke, Kate Gilbane and Nina Doggett.

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3 Sexual Assaults Reported Last Week

Boston Police have issued a community alert after three women were sexually assaulted on Beacon Hill on Thursday and Friday. The suspect is described by victims as a white male in his early- to mid-20s, with medium build, between 5 feet 7 inches and 5 feet 9 inches tall. The suspect has dark chin-length...

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BHCA Zoning to Vote on Two Proposals

The Beacon Hill Civic Association (BHCA) will vote on two properties and hear about a third at tomorrow’s Zoning and Licensing Committee Meeting, Wednesday, June 5 at 7:30PM at 74 Joy Street. The committee will see a revised dormer plan from 5 West Cedar Street, a proposal for an artisanal sandwich shop “Eva’s” at...

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Civic Association Holds Its 91st Annual Meeting

Civic Association Holds Its 91st Annual Meeting

The Beacon Hill Civic Association (BHCA) held its 91st annual meeting at the Union Club on Monday. May 20, which drew more than 100 attendees. The meeting included keynote speaker Barbara Shapiro, who discussed her New York Times bestselling novel “The Art Forger,’ as well as the presentation of the 17th annual Beacon Award...

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Beacon Hill Nursery School Graduates… Graduate from College Together!

Beacon Hill Nursery School Graduates… Graduate from College Together!

Beacon Hill resident Chelsea Lennox Karol and former Boston resident Bader Abu Eid graduated from Tufts University on May 19th. Chelsea and Bader have been life-long friends and classmates since graduating from Beacon Hill Nursery School and then Southfield/Dexter school together. Bader went to Belmont Hill High School, and Chelsea to Tabor Academy. They...

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Boston Common Memorial Day Service

Boston Common Memorial Day Service

A special service on Boston Common honored people who died in service to the nation since the Sept. 11 terror attacks. On Thursday, 170 names were read as flags were placed in honor of the dead at the ceremony. Gov. Deval Patrick and other officials and family members attended the ceremony. The event was...

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Blackstone’s Owners Receive Beacon Award

May 21, 2013
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Blackstone’s Owners Receive Beacon Award

The Beacon Civic Association (BHCA) has presented the 17th annual Beacon Award to Mark Duffield and Jennifer Hill, proprietors of Blackstone’s on Beacon Hill, in recognition of their many philanthropic contributions to the neighborhood. After meeting as co-workers at the New England Conservatory, Duffield and Hill took ownership of Blackstone’s on April 1, 2006,...

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Annual Tour of the Gardens

Annual Tour of the Gardens

The Beacon Hill Garden Club held their annual tour of the Gardens of Beacon Hill last Thursday. Shown on the right is a gargoyle-mask planter that adorns the multi-level garden at 10 Louisburg Square.

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