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News 09/27/2016

September 29, 2016
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BHCA COMMUNITY CORNEr For 95 years the Beacon Hill Civic Association has worked to enhance and protect the quality of life for our residents through community building, civic engagement and historic preservation. With this regular column, we’d like to let you know more about what we are doing to accomplish these goals, a little about our past...

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Hill House Pancake Breakfast

September 22, 2016
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Hill House Pancake Breakfast

Maddie Schmieg, Taylor Hauff, Charlie and Amelia Perkins, and Lele and Tattie Gibbs at the Hill House Pancake Breakfast on Sunday, Sept. 18. The annual breakfast is a way for the Hill House to give back to the community, which supports the institution wholeheartedly. The Hill House also used the event to let the community...

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He Ain’t Heavy

September 22, 2016
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He Ain’t Heavy

Not to be missed is the annual dog show sponsored by the Common Canine, a sub group of the Friends of the Public Garden. Prizes were awarded for such distinctions as smallest, biggest, friendliest and best trick. Left, Ana and her dog Seychellois won for dog and owner who most look alike; also competing were...

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Mean Homeless Age in A-1 is 42

September 22, 2016
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By Dan Murphy In a recent census conducted by the Boston Police of the overnight homeless population in Area A-1 during the summer months, the mean age of those interviewed was approximately 42 years old. Between Aug. 24 and 26, officers under the supervision of Captain Kenneth Fong of Area A-1, along with a...

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King’s Chapel Lectures to Examine Islam

September 22, 2016
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King’s Chapel, through its Adult Religious Education Committee, will sponsor three free evening lectures in October called “Islam beyond the Stereotypes.” This program is offered to interested neighbors as well as the King’s Chapel community to present an informed view of Islam that avoids stereotypes and acknowledges the wide variety of cultural, social and...

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Downtown View:How to Succeed in Downtown Boston

September 22, 2016
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By Karen Cord Taylor You moved in a couple of weeks ago. Welcome. You’ll love it here. You can walk to everything—work, concerts, shopping, the dentist, the river, the harbor. It’s easy to meet new people because all the downtown neighborhoods have plenty of organizations that are sure to tap into some interest you...

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Pres Debate Gathering at Lala Rokh

September 22, 2016
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Babak Bina, owner of Beacon Hill restaurants Lala Rokh and BIN 26, has an entertaining way for residents to prepare in the hours leading up to the Presidential Debate. Bina invites people to attend a pre-debate gathering “in the neutral zone” at Lala Rokh, 97 Mount Vernon St., on Monday, Sept. 26. Guests can...

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MassDOT Unveils Latest Plans for N Washington St Bridge

September 22, 2016
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By Dan Murphy The Massachusetts Department of Transportation (MassDOT) has unveiled the latest plans for the new North Washington Street Bridge. Miguel Rosales, president and founder of Boston-based Rosales + Partners Transportation Design, is the architect behind the estimated $125-million bridge, which will replace the existing structurally deficient crossing that links City Square in...

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BPMA to Hold Harvest Festival on Oct 20

September 22, 2016
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On Thursday, October 20, the not-for-profit Boston Public Market Association (BPMA) will hold its first annual Harvest Party, a special night for friends and fans of the city’s local food marketplace to savor and sip the best of New England and enjoy live music and engaging experiences, all while supporting the BPMA’s mission-driven work:...

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Second Hackathon Event to take Place,October 1 as Part of HUBweek

September 22, 2016
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The Girl Hackathon, a program founded by Beacon Hill residents to spark a lifelong interest for girls in technology, is hosting its second program at MassChallenge as part of HUBweek on October 1, 2016.  Limited spaces to this free program are still available at https://hubweek.org/events/girl-hackathon/. The Girl Hackathon is a two-hour program that empowers...

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