Police Briefs 04-17-2018

April 21, 2018
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Beacon Hll Beat Larceny from Motor Vehicle 04/02/18  – A male suspect stole the victim’s wallet from inside his work truck at about 1:24 a.m. The truck was parked in an alley behind a Park Plaza restaurant, and the wallet contained U.S. currency, bank/credit cards and the victim’s driver’s license. The suspect fled on...

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Letter to the Editor

April 21, 2018
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Please support this bill To the Editor: Lung cancer deaths are estimated to outnumber prostate, breast, and colorectal cancer deaths in Massachusetts this year, combined. One of the major risk factors for lung cancer is tobacco use. Deaths due to tobacco use are some of the most preventable deaths, and amount to almost 1...

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Red Line/Blue Line Connector

April 21, 2018
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The hiring of VHB Engineering to begin a three month study on the feasibility of the Red Line/Blue Line Connector certainly comes as good news to residents who depend on public transportation to commute to their jobs and homes on a daily basis. While the price tag for this connector is steep, the advantages...

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Is April the New January?

April 21, 2018
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When the meteorologists had compiled their weather statistics for the months of February and March, they informed us that for the second straight year, February actually was warmer than March. This pronouncement led the pundits to ponder whether, “March is the new February and February is the new March.” As long-time Eastern New Englanders,...

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Scampo Turns 10

April 13, 2018
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Scampo Turns 10

Scampo turned 10 in style on Monday, April 2, as a crowd of around 300 turned out to The Liberty Hotel to celebrate the eatery’s milestone. Lydia Shire, owner and chef of the upscale Italian restaurant with a mozzarella bar, which takes its name from the Italian word for “escape,” was on hand at the...

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Traffic Advisory for Marathon Weekend Posted

April 13, 2018
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The Boston Marathon and the City of Boston’s Patriot’s Day Parade will be held on Monday, April 16, 2018.  The BAA 5K and the Invitational Mile will be held on Saturday, April 14, 2018.  These events will result in street closures and parking restrictions in the Back Bay, Beacon Hill, Brighton, Fenway-Kenmore, the North End and Government Center.  People coming...

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Green and White Ball Will Dazzle on April 27

April 13, 2018
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With a new home and a new look, Boston’s most anticipated springtime gala, the Friends of the Public Garden’s Green and White Ball, will bloom at a new venue later this month at Four Seasons Hotel Boston. The event’s new partners, Marc Hall Design, Frost Productions and PEAK Event Services, have helped create a...

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MFA Boston, Celebrates Spring with Annual “Art In Bloom” Festival of Art and Flowers

April 13, 2018
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The Museum of Fine Arts, Boston (MFA), celebrates the return of spring with Art in Bloom, taking place Saturday, April 28, through Monday, April 30, following an evening preview on Friday, April 27. For more than 40 years, the festival has paired art from the MFA’s collection—from ancient to contemporary—with floral interpretations created by...

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Beacon Hill Civic Association Community Corner

April 13, 2018
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Beacon Award Nominations due April 16 Every year at its annual meeting, the Beacon Hill Civic Association gives out an annual community award that honors those people and groups deserving of particular recognition for their significant and sustained contributions to the Beacon Hill community. Called the Beacon Award, this year’s presentation will take place...

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Beacon Hill Architectural Commission Agenda

April 13, 2018
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The Beacon Hill Architectural Commission will hold a public hearing on Thursday, April 19, starting at 4:00 p.m. at, Boston City Hall, 1 City Hall Plaza. Piemonte Room (5th Floor), Boston, MA 02201 The following items are on the agenda:   Violations 1 8.098 BH    81 Mount Vernon Street (VIO.BH.ll6): Applicant: Maria & John...

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BHBA Annual Meeting Highlights Past Year’s Achievements

April 13, 2018
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The Beacon Hill Business Association held its annual meeting at Hampshire House on Thursday April 5, highlighting the group’s numerous achievements over the course of the past year. Nina Castellion, outgoing co-president and manager of E.R. Butler & Co., recapped memorable events, including the annual Holiday Stroll, which the organization coordinates behind the scenes....

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Unique Kitchens Attract Visitors to Beacon Hill

April 13, 2018
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The sun shone brightly on the nearly 400 neighbors and friends who toured eight kitchens in Beacon Hill and Back Bay homes during the fifth annual Creative Kitchens Tour, sponsored by Beacon Hill Village (BHV) on Saturday. All unique, the kitchens reflected the lifestyle and vitality of the families that make them the center...

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Greg Henning Announces for Suffolk County District Attorney Office

April 13, 2018
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A Bostonian through and through, Greg Henning a prosecutor and mentor in the community he has served for over 12 years is stepping up and running for the office of District Attorney. For 10 years, Henning has worked as an assistant district attorney in the Suffolk County DA’s office, prosecuting a variety of cases...

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Related Beal Closes First Round of Sales at Charles Street Garage

April 13, 2018
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Related Beal announced last week it has closed on the sale of the first block of 20 deeded condominium parking spaces at the Charles Street Garage. Located at 144 Charles St., the Garage is the only 24/7-valet parking option in Beacon Hill. The second phase of sales is now underway. “This milestone demonstrates the...

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Residents Respond to City’s Housing Initiative

April 13, 2018
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In response to a request by the Mayor’s Housing Innovation Lab in the Office of New Urban Mechanics for new ways to co-develop mixed-income housing on city-owned properties, three Beacon Hill residents submitted a proposal last week that would not only enhance two local public assets but also provide housing for families of mixed-income...

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Police Briefs 04-10-2018

April 13, 2018
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Beacon Hill Beat Larceny 03/28/18 – A Chestnut Street resident reported an unknown male suspect stole packages delivered to the victim’s at around 3 p.m. The suspect was seen on video footage in the foyer archway opening packages and removing their contents. The suspect then fled on foot down Cedar Lane Way.

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Putting Our Kids First

April 13, 2018
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Providing students with resources to help foster their physical, emotional, and mental health goes a long way on putting them, and keeping them, on a path to success. In Boston, we believe it’s our job to help ensure every part of a student’s needs are met — through innovative teaching methods; dedicated teachers; healthy...

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Nourish Your Soul Opens in Beacon Hill

April 6, 2018
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Nourish Your Soul Opens in Beacon Hill

In a quest to help people feel better and get healthy, Susan Cabana continues to bottle her favorite nourishing juices and nutritious snacks in her newest store in Beacon Hill. Located on Cambridge Street next door to Soul Cycle, this will be her third cold-press juice location called Nourish Your Soul. The store features...

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City Council Aims to Increase Voter Access

April 6, 2018
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In an effort to increase voter participation and take away barriers to get to the polls, the Boston City Council is considering implementing simple steps at a minimal cost to make it easier for residents to participate in voting. City Councilor Josh Zakim voters’ access proposal was heard by the Boston City Council’s Committee...

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BHV Announces Creative Kitchen Tour is Sat

April 6, 2018
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Beacon Hill Village (BHV) is proud to announce that the Creative Kitchens Tour 2018 will take place on Saturday, April 7. Celebrating 5 years of inviting the community to “take a peek” into some of the most interesting and distinguished kitchens on Beacon Hill and in the Back Bay, this fundraising event for the...

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‘Molasses Disaster’ Featured at Evening at 74

April 6, 2018
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Emerging young performers about to launch their careers in the arts will steal the spotlight at the Beacon Hill Civic Association’s second celebration of music, performance and food on April 12. This time the Evening at 74 is all about Boston’s ‘molasses disaster,’ which promises to make it a rich and lively night at 74...

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Longfellow Bridge Closings Posted

April 6, 2018
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MassDOT will implement overnight lane closures on Storrow Drive east and westbound in the vicinity of the Longfellow Bridge through Friday, April 6. A single lane will be closed in each direction from 9:00 PM to 11:00 PM, and double lane closures will be from 11:00 PM each night to 5:00 AM the following...

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City Golf Courses Set to Open April 6

April 6, 2018
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Mayor Martin J. Walsh has announced that the City of Boston’s two municipal golf courses will open on April 6 for the 2018 season. The City owns and operates the William J. Devine Golf Course in Dorchester and the George Wright Golf Course in Hyde Park designed by Donald Ross.  Both have received national...

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Visual Feast Coming to the Vilna Shul, April 29

April 6, 2018
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The Vilna Shul, located at 18 Phillips St., will present a unique photography exhibition, “Holding Differences Tenderly,” featuring professional Beacon Hill photographer Brenda Bancel and students Toni Marie Gomes and Roody Jean Louis from the Take 5 program at the Epiphany School in Dorchester. These photographers focus on exploring ways to raise our consciousness...

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