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BHCA Campaign Drawing to a Close

September 25, 2012
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At its annual meeting on May 21st, the BHCA Board of Directors announced that it was launching a 90th Anniversary capital campaign to enhance Charles Street.  The goal of the campaign was to celebrate the organization’s anniversary by raising funds to install uniform tree guards and planting for the 53 trees on Charles Street,...

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EAC Fails to Address New School : Downtown Grammar School Not on Agenda

September 18, 2012
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EAC Fails to Address New School : Downtown Grammar School Not on Agenda

While many applauded the efforts to date of the External Advisory Committee (EAC) on Improving School Choice and School Assignment at Wednesday’s community meeting, a resounding concern among those in attendance was that their work doesn’t address the need for a new grammar school to serve downtown neighborhoods. “We very frustrated again in this...

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Mass. Eye and Ear Teams Up with Joslin Center on Research

September 18, 2012
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Mass. Eye and Ear Teams Up with Joslin Center on Research

The Massachusetts Eye and Ear Infirmary and the Joslin Diabetes Center announced last week that they have reached agreement to form a clinical and research alliance, aimed toward providing coordinated high-quality care to eye patients throughout Greater Boston, especially those with or at-risk for diabetes-related eye disease. The new collaboration brings together Boston’s two...

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Moon Dance by TEA Set for Sept. 29

September 18, 2012
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The Esplanade Association (TEA) is celebrating Boston’s historic park and the organization’s vision for its thorough restoration during the Esplanade Moon Dance Gala. The party will take place on Saturday, September 29, from 6:30pm-midnight at the Charles River Esplanade. The Gala is TEA’s largest fundraiser and will help support priorities addressed in Esplanade 2020,...

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BHCA Zoning Gives Nod to Restaurant

September 11, 2012
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BHCA Zoning Gives Nod to Restaurant

The neighborhood might soon have an exotic new dining option, following the Beacon Hill Civic Association (BHCA) Zoning and Licensing Committee’s decision Wednesday not to oppose plans to open an authentic Mongolian restaurant at the former home of The Spotted Apron on Cambridge Street. The proposed Little Lamb Hot Pot at 326 Cambridge St....

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Neighborhood Block Party Kicks off on This Sunday

September 11, 2012
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Beacon Hill’s biggest party just keeps on getting bigger. The Beacon Hill Civic Association’s Neighborhood Block Party and Beer Garden, which kicks off September 16 at 12 noon in front of the Firehouse, 127 Mount Vernon Street, is packed full of entertainment, tours and free food – even a ‘Pats’ Party for all. What’s...

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Residents Urged to Attend Meeting to Get Downtown Grammar School

September 11, 2012
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Elected officials and other community leaders are encouraging residents to use this Wednesday’s community meeting of the External Advisory Committee on Improving School Choice and School Assignment as a forum to petition for a new public grammar school to serve downtown neighborhoods. “This is an opportunity to advocate for a new public elementary school,”...

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Something Old and Something New: Hill House Falls Back into Seasonal Programs

September 4, 2012
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Something Old and Something New: Hill House Falls Back into Seasonal Programs

Today, the Firehouse’s main assembly room is clear of the backpacks, tie-dyed T-shirts and water bottles that lined its walls for 11 sessions of summer camp. Classrooms and offices have been reset and restructured and administrators, new and old, are ready to embark on an exciting fall season. Rebecca Yudkoff, program director, joined the...

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Wait, Can I Park Here?

September 4, 2012
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Wait, Can I Park Here?

There are many wonderful luxuries to living in Boston; Beautiful parks, delicious food, historically-laden streets, high-caliber institutions, the best sports teams around…ask any Bostonian why they love living in Boston and you’ll hear answers across the board. But, if you ask any Bostonian what the worst part about living in Boston is, they will...

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LaMattina Versus Campatelli for Suffolk County Register of Probate

September 4, 2012
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Beacon Hillers going to the polls next Thursday have two options when voting for Suffolk County Register of Probate. City Councillor Sal LaMattina is one possible choice. Patricia Campatelli is the other. The Register position race is one of Suffolk County’s best kept secrets. The expectation when all is said and done is that...

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