Monthly Archives: May 2013

Enjoying Bridges

May 29, 2013
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Enjoying Bridges

“We build too many walls and not enough bridges.” (Isaac Newton)

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The Learning Project’s Mayfest Comes to Copley Square

May 29, 2013
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The Learning Project Elementary School held its annual Mayfest on Copley Square on Thursday, May 16. The Learning Project, located on Marlborough Street in the Back Bay, serves students in kindergarten through sixth grade who come from every neighborhood in Boston. The entire school presented a concert on the steps of Trinity Church. In...

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‘Taste of Beacon Hill’ Postponed Until Fall

May 29, 2013
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The Beacon Hill Business Association (BHBA) has postponed its 13th annual “Taste of Beacon Hill” until the fall. BHBA Treasurer Donna Petro said the event, which was scheduled for June 2, has been delayed “due to circumstances beyond our control,” and that purchased tickets and wristbands would be refunded in full. The event was...

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Police Briefs 05-28-2013

May 29, 2013
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May 13 411 Beacon St. – Towed Motor Vehicle 551 Boylston St. – Larceny in a Building, $200 & Over 94 Massachusetts Ave. – Larceny, Bicycle, $200 & Over 745 Boylston St. – Motor Vehicle Accident – Leaving Scene – Property Damage 647 Boylston St. – Property – Missing May 14 90 Commonwealth Ave....

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Public Garden Moment

May 21, 2013
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Public Garden Moment

“No two gardens are the same. No two days are the same in one garden.”

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Spring Fete at Nicholas House on June 6

May 21, 2013
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The Nichols House Museum, located on historic Beacon Hill, will host its popular celebration, the Spring Fête, on Thursday, June 6, from 6 to 8:30 p.m. in the elegant setting of The Boston Athenaeum. This popular party has become a rite of spring for Beacon Hill, where friends and neighbors welcome the season, while...

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Dead Sea Scrolls Exhibit Alive with the Divine, Ancient Relics

May 21, 2013
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There is so much to be thinking about in May that it could be very easy to miss the launching of one of the more important exhibits to hit Boston in years – the Museum of Science’s ‘Dead Sea Scrolls: Life in Ancient Times.’ May brings about renewed attention to one’s gardening. There are...

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Memorial Day

May 21, 2013
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Memorial Day usually is the unofficial start of the all too brief summer in New England.  Temperatures become hotter and days also become longer.   For many grade school students, Memorial Day means that the end of the school year is in sight with only weeks remaining of books, teachers and homework. The deeper meaning...

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Special Primary is on Tuesday

May 21, 2013
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Given the timing following the three day weekend, we remind local voters that there will be a special Democratic Primary on Tuesday, May 28  to fill the State Representative seat left vacant when Marty Walz left office a few months ago. The Democratic primary will be between Jeff Dawson and Jay Livingston. There has...

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Police Briefs 05-21-2013

May 21, 2013
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May 6 37 Newbury St. – Sick/Injured/Medical – Person 553 Boylston St. – Larceny in a Building, $200 & Over 49 Gloucester St. – Investigate Person 815 Boylston St. – Property – Lost Commonwealth Avenue    – Larceny,Vehicle Accessory, $200 & Over May 7 230 Marlborough St. – Towed Motor Vehicle 232 Marlborough St. –...

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