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Kingsley Montessori 6th Grade Graduation

June 25, 2013
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Kingsley Montessori 6th Grade Graduation

Alex Manioudakis tosses his cap after graduation ceremonies for the 6th grade at Kingsley Montessori on June 13.

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New Director at Vilna Shul

June 25, 2013
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Barnet Kessel has been named executive director of The Vilna Shul. Kessel, who will begin his post on July 22, brings over 24 years of business experience and exceptional leadership in the Jewish community. He is currently the vice president of commercial products at Mantua Manufacturing Company. Emily Leventhal, incoming board member and leader...

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Remembrance: Nancy Aub Gleason Longtime Hill Resident

June 25, 2013
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Nancy Aub Gleason, a longtime resident of Beacon Hill and Francestown, N.H., died of a brain hemorrhage on June 5. She was 79. Born and raised in Belmont, Mass., Mrs. Gleason was a psychiatric social worker by training and served for 20 years in that capacity at Wellesley College’s Stone Center, where she specialized...

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Even George is a Bruins Fan

June 18, 2013
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Even George is a Bruins Fan

Bruins fever is sweeping Boston. In the Public Garden, not only did George Washington have his Bruins jersey on Monday, but the Ducklings were also decked out.

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Public Meeting on New Plan for Government Ctr.Garage Set

June 18, 2013
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The Boston Redevelopment Authority (BRA) is currently reviewing a proposal by HYM Investment Group to build a mixed use development on the site of the Government Center Garage. As currently proposed, the project will consist of the construction of six new buildings and the reuse of a portion of the existing parking garage for car...

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BHV to Host Reception for New Residents

June 18, 2013
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Are you new to downtown Boston? Have you lived here a long time and want to make your life more interesting and engaged? Are you 50 years old or older? Do you want to remain in your neighborhood and your own home as you get older? Have you heard about this thing called Beacon...

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Bina-Seibel Returns from Iranian Visit

June 18, 2013
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Upon returning from a recent trip to Iran, Lala Rokh restaurateur Azita Bina-Seibel sat down with the hosts of WBUR’s “Here & Now” radio show last week to discuss her first trip to her native land in half a decade. “I’m even more energized now after not being there for five years,” said Bina-Seibel,...

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West End’s Most Famous Resident Comes Home

June 18, 2013
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Acclaimed actor, author and photographer Leonard Nimoy recently returned to the West End, where he grew up last week. Traveling with his son, Adam, Nimoy visited the West End Museum to shoot footage for a family film and view the current exhibit of photographs from Jules Aarons. According to museum curator Duane Lucia, Nimoy...

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A Literary Honor: Hill Author, Shelly Dickson Carr’s Debut Novel Named Best First Book

June 11, 2013
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A Literary Honor: Hill Author, Shelly Dickson Carr’s Debut Novel Named Best First Book

Beacon Hill resident and writer Shelly Dickson Carr’s debut novel “Ripped: a Jack the Ripper Time-Travel Thriller” was named Best First Book (YA Fiction) at the Independent Book Publishers Association’s Benjamin Franklin Awards last month in New York City. Held at the Astor Ballroom in Times Square, the awards ceremony kicked off Book Expo...

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Eye and Ear Seeks Public Support as It Eyes Expansion for Campus

June 11, 2013
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Massachusetts Ear and Ear Infirmary (MEEI) is seeking the public’s support in securing the state legislation necessary for the proposed expansion of its Boston campus. According to hospital officials, MEEI intends to partner with Meridiam Infrastructure of New York City to build a six-level, approximately 1,000-space garage beneath two at-grade parking lots that the...

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