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More Collections for Leaf and Yard Waste in Effect

April 29, 2014
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New in 2014, the City of Boston’s Department of Public Works (DPW) is adding four summer collections of leaf and yard waste to its spring and fall yard waste collection program. DPW will collect residents’ yard waste curbside, and it will be composted. Spring collection runs for four weeks from April 28 to May...

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Green and White Helping a Neighborhood ‘Angel’

April 21, 2014
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Green and White Helping a Neighborhood ‘Angel’

This year marks the 90th anniversary of the George Robert White Memorial Fountain, which locals and visitors often refer to as “The Angel.” Located in the Public Garden near the corner of Beacon and Arlington streets, the sculpture and fountain honors one of Boston’s greatest benefactors. When White died in 1922, his will included...

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Farmers’ Market Receives Mixed Response

April 21, 2014
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While plans for a farmers’ market on Beacon Hill were largely applauded in theory during a presentation at Hill House on Wednesday, its proposed location at Mt. Vernon and Charles streets gave some would-be neighbors reason for concern. Colin Kreik, a Beacon Hill resident and Boston Architectural College student who would serve as general...

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Hill Establishments Join in Fight Against Breast Cancer

April 21, 2014
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Seven Beacon Hill establishments are taking part in the 15th annual Boston Bakes for Breast Cancer to support the fight against the disease. Participating establishments include Beacon Hill Hotel & Bistro, Figs, Mooo…, No. 9 Park, Scampo, the Tip Tap Room and Whole Foods Market at Charles River Plaza. Establishments have the option to...

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Livingstone Re-election Campaign

April 14, 2014
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Livingstone Re-election Campaign

State Rep. State Rep. Jay Livingstone (third from right) is seen with supporters at his re-election kickoff event, which took place last Tuesday at Tico restaurant in the Back Bay.

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Paulist Center Welcomes All for Holy Week Services

April 14, 2014
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Paulist Center Welcomes All for Holy Week Services

This week, Christians around the world are celebrating Holy Week. On Beacon Hill, The Paulist Center is using the occasion to echo the welcoming tone of the popular new pope by inviting people to worship with them. The Center’s message: If you like Pope Francis, you’ll love the Paulist Center! As the local Catholic...

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Room with a Vieux to Hold ‘retirement’ Auction April 26

April 14, 2014
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Room with a Vieux to Hold ‘retirement’ Auction April 26

While A Room with a Vieux has closed its Charles Street and Brookline showrooms after more than 30 years as a leading importer and dealer of high-end French antiques, collectors will have the opportunity to bid on its extensive inventory during a one-day, unreserved auction on Saturday, April 26. Grogan and Company, Fine Art...

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Window Box Contest Is Underway

April 14, 2014
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Spring has sprung!  Flowers and greens are starting to be seen in window boxes, planters and gardens throughout the Hill. “Beautify Beacon Hill” is your chance to recognize those who are allowing our neighborhood to flourish. The Beacon Hill Civic Association, the Beacon Garden Club and The Beacon Hill Times are launching the second...

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Spring Fashion

April 7, 2014
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Spring Fashion

Beacon Hill Women’s Forum members were treated to an evening of glamour at last week’s Charles Street Couture, featuring contemporary spring fashions offered by nine women-owned neighborhood boutiques, hair and beauty salons. Owners of boutiques modeling fashions are (left to right) Rebecca Hall of Crush, Amy Bailey of Beauty Mark and Townhouse Beauty Bar,...

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Farmers’ Market Proposed For Hill

April 7, 2014
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On Wednesday, April 16th, a presentation will be given at the Hill House Boston Community Center, proposing a new neighborhood farmers’ market in Beacon Hill. The presentation will be conducted by Colin Kreik and Casey Fox, two Bostonian and Beacon Hill residents who will be joint managing the farmers’ market. The two managers will...

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