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Woman Arrested After Alleged Attack in Thoreau Path

July 24, 2012
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A 28-year-old Boston woman was arrested after she allegedly cut a female victim with a knife after attempting to stab the victim’s son at Thoreau Path last Tuesday, Boston Police said. About 2:05 p.m., an officer received a radio call to the path, located in the West End, for a report of a person...

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BHAC Approves Application for Automatic Doors at DeLuca’s

July 24, 2012
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The Beacon Hill Architectural Commission approved an application Thursday to install two new automatic doors at the shuttered DeLuca’s Market on Charles Street with provisos, according to commission spokesperson Caitlin Greeley. The applicant, Robert Aiello, had applied for the installation of “two auto swing push-button door openers at the façade.” The commission also reviewed...

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Future of Red Hat Billboards Uncertain

July 18, 2012
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Future of Red Hat Billboards Uncertain

The future of two billboards on the Red Hat building hangs in the balance after both the city’s Inspectional Service Department (ISD) and the Massachusetts Department of Transportation (MassDOT) cited the principal owner of a local ad agency for not securing proper permits for the signage. In a notice issued June 28, ISD served...

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Zoning and Licensing Committee Tables Decision on 12 Louisburg Square Again

July 18, 2012
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After the applicant and abutters again failed to reach a consensus on the project, the Beacon Hill Civic Association (BHCA) Zoning and Licensing Committee voted Wednesday to table its decision on 12 Louisburg Square for the second month in a row. The applicant has undertaken construction to convert the three-family house into a single-family...

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Last Call for Evening on the Esplanade

July 16, 2012
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Last Call for Evening on the Esplanade

Tomorrow’s the night and the weather looks great for the fifth annual Evening on the Esplanade. Join friends and neighbors for an old-fashioned evening of summer fun, tasty food and classical music at the Landmark Orchestra’s opening night, Wednesday, July 11, at DCR’s Hatch Shell on the Esplanade. The event hosted by the Beacon...

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How Sweet It Is!: Lemonade Stand Raises Money for a Good Cause

July 16, 2012
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How Sweet It Is!: Lemonade Stand Raises Money for a Good Cause

Sisters Mae and Andie Morelli of Charlestown, along with Grace and Maeve Devine of the Sound End, took their passion for the Massachusetts Eye and Ear Infirmary to the streets of Charlestown to help raise funds for pediatric programs at the hospital, according to a Mass. Eye and Ear spokesperson. The four girls set...

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Massachusetts Eye and Ear Expansion Plans Elicit Critical Public Response

July 16, 2012
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Massachusetts Ear and Ear Infirmary’s latest expansion plans elicited a largely critical public response on June 27 at the first public meeting to vet the proposal. The $343 million project includes the construction of a 1,065-car garage below two existing parking lots, which would be converted into a 3-acre park, as well as a...

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Here Comes Summer

July 16, 2012
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The Supreme Court has ruled that the Patient Protection and Affordable Care Act passes muster with the Constitution. Mitch McConnell and company have had their chance to sputter, spit and go spastic over Justice John Roberts’s betrayal. So summer can now begin. Summer, at least in the way New England celebrates it, is the...

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12 Louisburg Square & 107 Myrtle Street on Tonight’s BHCA Agenda

July 16, 2012
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A total rehab of a classic Louisburg Square townhouse and a Myrtle Street kitchen addition will come before the BHCA’s Zoning and Licensing Committee tonight. The committee will meet Tuesday, July 10 at 7:30pm at 74 Joy Street. Please note the change in date. The owner/occupant of 12 Louisburg Square will return before the...

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Hampshire House Corp Breaks Ground

Hampshire House Corp Breaks Ground

At the groundbreaking of Tom Kershaw’s new restaurant on the waterfront are Terri Cannady, Vice President of Finance, Thomas Kershaw, Owner of Hampshire House Corporation, Lauren Toczko, Assistant Manager of 75 on Liberty Wharf, Osmar Pauletti, Manager of 75 Chestnut and 75 on Liberty Wharf, and Markus Ripperger, Vice President of Operations

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