Kids Cool Down at Frog Pond

July 13, 2018
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Kids Cool Down at Frog Pond

Youngsters from Boston and beyond cool down in the spray pool at the Boston Common Frog Pond minutes after it was turned on during the opening celebration on June 29. The Frog Pond spray pool is open daily from 11 a.m. to 6 p.m. until Labor Day and managed by The Skating Club of...

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Don’t Forget to Prune Your Trees

July 13, 2018
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Don’t Forget to Prune Your Trees

Miguel Rosales, who co-chairs the Beacon Hill Civic Association Tree and Civic Beautification Committee with John Corey, is seen pruning a tree on Mount Vernon on Sunday.“It is important to remove the low branches or suckers as they are not beneficial for the tree...

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Councilor Wu Holds Hearing on Resident Permit Parking

July 13, 2018
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City Councilor Michelle Wu held a hearing regarding the resident permit parking program in the city on June 28. On the panel were transportation experts from the city as well as members of organizations who have advocated for and researched better ways of managing...

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Beacon Hill Civic Association Community Corner

July 13, 2018
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Evening on the Esplanade – Wednesday, July 18 Beacon Hill residents are invited once again to a summer evening filled with music, camaraderie, and delicious food and wine at...

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Hebrew Reading Crash Course Offered

July 13, 2018
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A new, cutting-edge, Hebrew-reading crash course is taking the Jewish world by storm. The flashcard based language course developed by the Jewish Learning Institute, promises users that they can...

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Major Changes for Parking Tickets, Street Cleaning have Started

July 13, 2018
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Fines have been increased effective last week, for parking in violation of 11 City of Boston parking regulations, including overstaying a meter – which goes up to $40 a...

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Beacon Hill Architectural Commission Agenda

July 13, 2018
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The Beacon Hill Architectural Commission will hold its monthly public hearing on Thursday, July 19, 2018 starting at 5:00 p.m. in the Piemonte Room on the Fifth Floor at...

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Council, Advisory Board Vote for Pay Increases – Including Mayor

July 13, 2018
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The City Council voted 11-2 at its June 27 meeting to accept the mayor’s new ordinance that would raise the pay of several City employees, including the City Council...

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School Committee Approves Appointment of Interim Superintendent

July 13, 2018
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The Boston School Committee on Monday unanimously voted to approve Laura Perille as Interim Superintendent of the Boston Public Schools (BPS). Laura Perille previously served as the President and...

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Boston Landmarks Orchestra 2018 Season Begins July 11

July 13, 2018
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The Boston Landmarks Orchestra is gearing up for their 2018 season of free concerts at the Department of Conservation and Recreation’s Hatch Memorial Shell on the Esplanade. On July...

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ABCD NE/WE NSC Celebrates Independence Day

July 13, 2018
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The ABCD North End/West End Neighborhood Service Center (NE/WE NSC) held its Independence Day Party to celebrate America’s birthday. Special guests included Rep. Aaron Michlewitz, who visited with his...

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Police Briefs 07-10-2018

July 13, 2018
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Beacon Hill Beat From Boston Police Area A-1 Breaking and Entering – Commercial 06/27/17 – At about 12:05 a.m., officers responded to a breaking and entering at a Chestnut...

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Curing Alzheimer’s in America

July 13, 2018
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Imagine waking up one morning and not knowing whether you’re in your own home, let alone your hometown. The faces around you are unfamiliar, and you don’t know who...

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Make the Most of Summer

July 13, 2018
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Our father who lived an extraordinary life, used to say, “When you look back on your life, you realize that all you really have is a lot of memories.”...

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BHCA Approves Security Cameras, But Not Without Several Caveats

June 28, 2018
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The number and placement of exterior security cameras at 34 Beacon Street became a topic for debate at the Beacon Hill Architectural Commission’s monthly meeting on June 21. In...

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Vilna Shul is Awarded $500,000 from Community Preservation Committee

June 28, 2018
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Last week, the Boston City Council unanimously approved the recommendation by Boston’s Community Preservation Committee and Boston Mayor Martin Walsh to fund a grant for the Vilna Shul for...

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Beacon Hill Civic Association Community Corner

June 28, 2018
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Summer Evening at Otis House Over 50 friends and neighbors attended the 3rd Annual Summer Evening at Otis House on Thursday. The evening is a collaboration between Historic New...

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Charles St Merchant Acquires Revolutionary War Ribbons

June 28, 2018
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Period Americana – a merchant of historical artifacts, images and documents located at 139A Charles St. – recently acquired three Revolutionary War ribbons, two of which appear to be...

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The Race for Suffolk County District Attorney

June 28, 2018
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Henning receivesendorsement of Tim McCarthy Candidate for Suffolk County District Attorney Greg Henning today received the endorsement of Boston City Councilor Tim McCarthy, who represents the neighborhoods of Hyde...

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Dorothy Curran Returns on July 25

June 28, 2018
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The Dorothy Curran Wednesday Night Concert Series returns from July 25 to August 22 for another great season of outdoor music to entertain music fans of all ages on...

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ParkARTS Outdoor Concerts to Begin on July 10

June 28, 2018
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The Boston Parks and Recreation Department presents the 2018 ParkARTS Citywide Neighborhood Concert Series made possible by Berklee College of Music, Bank of America, The Friends of Ramler Park,...

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Applications for Slow Streets Program Available

June 28, 2018
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Mayor Martin J. Walsh announced that applications for the 2018 Neighborhood Slow Streets program are now available. The Neighborhood Slow Streets program is a community-based effort to reduce speeds...

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Bay Village Gets Motor Mart Update and New Church Street Proposal

June 28, 2018
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Developer Boston Global Investors came back to the community last week with an update regarding the Motor Mart garage project. John Hynes, CEO and managing partner of Boston Global...

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BHTNH and Strawbery Banke Museum to Host Reading of Frederick Douglass on July 3

June 28, 2018
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The Black Heritage Trail of New Hampshire (BHTNH and Strawbery Banke Museum will again hold a public reading of one of the 19th century’s most famous speeches, “What to the...

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