Esplanade Supporters Enjoy a Special “Breakfast at Tiffany’s” Celebration:Benefit Gala Set for Sept 15

September 14, 2018
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Esplanade Supporters Enjoy a Special  “Breakfast at Tiffany’s” Celebration:Benefit Gala Set for Sept 15

Tiffany’s & Co. hosted a “Breakfast at Tiffany’s” celebration for the Esplanade Association’s Moondance Gala committee at their Newbury Street location on Friday morning, September 7.  The committee came together to preview the spectacular Tiffany Paper Flowers Pave Diamond Pendant that Tiffany’s & Co. generously donated to the upcoming annual benefit gala which is...

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Hill Businesses Gear Up for Fall

September 14, 2018
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Hill Businesses Gear Up for Fall

With autumn upon us, many Beacon Hill stores are gearing up for the season. Jack Gurnon, owner of Charles Street Supply, a hardware store located at 54 Charles St., said most of his business at this time of year comes from returning college students...

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Frances Appleton Pedestrian Bridge Across Storrow Opens to the Public

September 14, 2018
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The $12.5 million Frances Appleton Pedestrian Bridge – a 230-foot-long, steel arch span that links Beacon Hill/Charles Circle to the Charles River Esplanade – is now open to the public. The 14-foot-wide, 750-foot-long, multi-use bridge was constructed as part of the Massachusetts Department of Transportation’s...

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Beacon Hill Civic Association Community Corner

September 14, 2018
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New DOT data after the re-opening of the Longfellow Bridge On September 6th, the Massachusetts Department of Transportation held a public meeting to present data now that the Longfellow...

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Michael Grogan Elected to Beacon Hill Village Board

September 14, 2018
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Michael P. Grogan, who moved his business, Grogan & Company, to 20 Charles Street in 2013, is nationally recognized for his skills in appraising and auctioning heirloom furnishings and...

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Students are Invited to Apply for City’s Exam Schools

September 14, 2018
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The Boston Public Schools (BPS) will offer the Independent School Entrance Examination (ISEE) for admission to the city’s three examination schools on Saturday, Nov. 3, at 8 a.m. Testing...

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BHAC Agenda

September 14, 2018
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The Beacon Hill Architectural Commission (BHAC) will hold its monthly public hearing on Thursday, September 20, 2018 at 5 p.m.in Boston City Hall at Piemonte Room on the 5th...

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Police Briefs 09-11-2018

September 14, 2018
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Beacon Hill Beat Burglary – Residential  08/29/18 – A Lime Street resident reported an unknown male suspect caught on a neighbor’s video camera throwing a brick through the glass...

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Global Leaders Dither While Disease Races to Latin America

September 14, 2018
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You’re nearly twice as likely to die from colon cancer living in a Latin American country than you are living in the United States. Global health leaders are trying...

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Happy Rosh Hashanah

September 14, 2018
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We join the community in wishing our friends and neighbors of the Jewish faith a happy and healthy New Year. Rosh Hashanah began Sunday night at Jewish places of...

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Obituaries 09-11-2018

September 14, 2018
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Denise C. Rollinson Sassower Emergency medicine physician, nutritionist and fitness enthusiast Denise C. Rollinson Sassower, MD, passed away suddenly and unexpectedly on July 19. For 24 years, she was...

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Women’s Forum Opens Sixth Season on Sept. 11

September 10, 2018
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Women’s Forum Opens Sixth Season on Sept. 11

A new social phenomenon appeared on the Boston scene in 2013: the Beacon Hill Women’s Forum (BHWF). Many wondered, at the time, some dismissively, “What can it possibly be?”...

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Boston Voters Back Pressley; Hill Voters Support Zakim

September 10, 2018
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Like voters throughout the 7th Congressional district, Boston showed its support for Ayanna Pressley who unseated 10-term incumbent U.S. Rep. Michael Capuano in Tuesday’s upset victory in the Democratic...

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Charles River Bistro Celebrates Five Years along the Charles River Lagoon

September 10, 2018
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This year, Boston’s beloved, Charles River Bistro, located on the banks of the Charles River Lagoon, celebrates its 5th anniversary. Under the leadership of owner, Chris Sinclair, The Bistro...

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Beacon Hill Civic Association Community Corner

September 10, 2018
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A Bit of BHCA History The shelves at the Beacon Hill Civic Association at 74 Joy Street are full of ledgers and meeting notes dating back to the founding...

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Patterned Behavior Art Mural Extended Additional Year on Esplanade

September 10, 2018
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Patterned Behavior was intended to enliven a concrete-heavy portion of the park and reduce graffiti vandalism. The vibrant and playful design is enjoyed by the thousands of people who...

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Mayor Walsh Recognizes National Recovery Month, Launches ‘Recovery Month Book Club’Events Throughout the City

September 10, 2018
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Mayor Martin J. Walsh announced a series of events marking September as Recovery Month, a national observance that aims to combat the social stigma around addiction, celebrate recovery, and...

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Area A-1 Sees No Change in Part One Crime

September 10, 2018
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As the summer of 2018 was drawing to a close, Area A-1 had seen no change in the rate of violent and property crime from the previous year. According...

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ImprovBoston Celebrates 10 Years of Comedy with Festival on September 5 – 9

September 10, 2018
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Experience the future of comedy delivered by thirteen teams of amazing up-and-coming artists. After a year-long search for underrepresented comedic voices from all over North America, ImprovBoston is set...

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The BUZZ on Dogs: Poop Really Stinks

September 10, 2018
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Some of Beacon Hill’s most charming residents are the canine kind. As a matter of record, there are 185 adorable pooches registered on the Hill and 7,000 in all...

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Police Briefs 09-04-2018

September 10, 2018
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Beacon Hill Beat From Boston Police Area A-1 Larceny from a Building 08/23/18 – A Hancock Street resident reports unknown person(s) entered his apartment through a fire-escape door some...

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Back to School

September 10, 2018
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Dear Editor, September is one of my favorite months. The weather is getting cooler, football is back in season, and students like yourselves are heading back to school. You...

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Hot, Hot, Hot

September 10, 2018
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News reports about the hot weather and all of the records for high and highest-low temperatures that have been set this month in our region have become so commonplace...

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Founders Memorial on Common Gets Facelift, Thanks to FOPG Board Member

September 4, 2018
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Founders Memorial on Common Gets Facelift, Thanks to FOPG Board Member

When Friends of the Public Garden board member John Winthrop donated $13,000 for the restoration of the Founders Memorial on the Boston Common, he was not only helping to...

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