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Red Cross Issues Immediate Call for Blood and Platelet Donations

November 19, 2018
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The American Red Cross is facing a severe blood shortage and urgently needs blood and platelet donors to give now to avoid delays in lifesaving medical care for patients. Volunteer blood drive hosts are also critically needed to prevent the shortage from worsening this winter. During September and October, the Red Cross collected over...
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The Peanuts Gang Comes to the Shubert Theatre

November 19, 2018
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Just in time for the holiday season, the Peanuts gang will be coming to the Boch Center Shubert Theatre from November 29 – December 2, 2018 for A Charlie Brown Christmas Live On Stage. Tickets are on sale and can purchased at the Boch Center Box Office, online at www.bochcenter.org, or by phone: 866.348.9738....
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Boston’s Christmas Tree Arrives Nov 20

November 19, 2018
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The annual gift of an evergreen Christmas tree from Nova Scotia will arrive by police escort at Boston Common at approximately 11 a.m. on Tuesday, November 20.  This year commemorates 101 years of friendship between Nova Scotia and the people of Boston after our city provided emergency assistance when Halifax, Nova Scotia’s capital, was...
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Gym Proposed above Harvard Gardens

November 19, 2018
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REPS Fitness Studio intends to open its third gym above Harvard Gardens at 316 Cambridge St. Renvil Doman, owner and manager of REFS, which also has locations at 125 Charles St. on Beacon Hill and 781 Centre St. in Jamaica Plain, as well as Beacon Hill Yoga at 57 Phillips St., intends to open...
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Copley Square Tree Lighting Set for Nov 26

November 19, 2018
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Mayor Martin J. Walsh, the Boston Parks and Recreation Department, and The Friends of Copley Square welcome the holidays with the annual Copley Square Tree Lighting on Monday, Nov. 26, from 5 to 6 p.m. The free event will feature appearances by Mayor Walsh, NECN’s Jenny Johnson, Santa Claus and Rudolph along with musical...
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An Emerald Evening for Emerald Necklace Conservancy

November 19, 2018
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On November 8, the Emerald Necklace Conservancy honored former Board member and long-time volunteer and supporter Janet Atkins with the Olmsted Award of Excellence. The event was held at the Museum of Fine Arts’ Koch Gallery, which neighbors on the Emerald Necklace, with over 180 members of Conservancy leadership, civic leaders, the honoree’s friends and family, and representatives from...
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Shriners Hospital Holds 50th Anniversary Gala

November 9, 2018
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Shriners Hospital Holds 50th Anniversary Gala

The Selby Family presented the Shriners Hospital with a $26,510 check they raised for the hospital’s School Re-Entry Program. Posing with the check are Selby Family members Stephanie Biffle, Becci Sutphin, and Potentate Frank Selby (second from right) with Shriners Hospital chairman Robert Baker (center) and administrator Eileen Skinner (far right). Meanwhile, a bust...
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Former Charles St Inn to Become Hotel Again

November 9, 2018
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The city’s Zoning Board of Appeals voted to support an application that would allow the former Charles Street Inn to revert from short-term rentals back to its previous use as a hotel on Oct. 30 at City Hall. The applicant, 94 Charles Street Residential LLC, has proposed changing the use of nine residential apartments...
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Beacon Hill Civic Association Community Corner

November 9, 2018
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Holiday Decorating – An annual tradition on Beacon Hill The Garland and Greens cocktail party, to be held at the Hampshire House on Nov. 14, annually raises funds for the 2,680 yards of garlands and 2,400 red bows needed for the community to decorate Beacon Hill’s 1,100 historic gas lamps. This year will mark...
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Beacon Hill Architectural Commission Agenda

November 9, 2018
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The Beacon Hill Architectural Commission will hold its monthly public hearing on Thursday, November 15, at 5 p.m.   PUBLIC TESTIMONY BEGINS AT 5:00PM DISCUSSION TOPICS Violations 19.176 BH 60 Chestnut Street: (CONTINUED FROM 9-20-2018 & 10-18-2018 PUBLIC HEARINGS) Installation of deck railing at rooftop deck at rear garage; installation of HVAC condensers at garage...
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