Monthly Archives: July 2013

BU Student Took Part in the Charles River Swim

July 18, 2013
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BU Student Took Part in the Charles River Swim

BU students Kyle Plantz, Sarah Kapica, and Kris Parry took part in the Charles River Swim on Saturday.

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Historic New England Preview at the Eustis Estate in Milton

July 18, 2013
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Historic New England Preview at the Eustis Estate in Milton

Susan Domolky, Edward C. Johnson and Dottie Remondi were among those that attended the Historic New England preview at the Eustis Estate in Milton.

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Downtown View: Boom Times Need Infrastructure

July 18, 2013
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Boston’s economy is back. People want to live in the city rather than commute from far off places. That’s the recipe for new office and residential development. But are Boston and the Massachusetts legislature ready to make it happen without burdening us with grid-lock and frustration? A new proposal is from the HYM Investment...

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Large-scale Arts Festival on Common

July 18, 2013
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In anticipation of “Outside the Box” (OTB) – a nine-day performing arts festival slated to begin last Saturday, with more than 200 activities planned for the Boston Common and other locations citywide – the Beacon Hill Civic Association (BHCA) has taken proactive steps to notify the neighborhood of the unparalleled event. “Festival organizers estimate...

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Police Seek Suspect in Assault Here

July 18, 2013
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The Boston Police Department is asking for the public’s assistance in identifying a suspect wanted for an indecent assault on Beacon Hill last week. At about 6:15 p.m. on Monday, July 8, District A-1 officers (responded to a radio call for an indecent assault and battery. The victim reported she was walking toward the...

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BHCA Votes Not to Oppose West Cedar St. Residence Plans

July 18, 2013
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The Beacon Hill Civic Association (BHCA) board of directors voted last week not to oppose a proposal to build a shed dormer at a single-family residence at 5 West Cedar St., with the proviso that the decision doesn’t consider the historical appropriateness of the proposed structure. The applicant intends to erect a 36-foot dormer...

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Looking at the News: Mayor Menino’s Final Backyard BBQ a Testament to His True Legacy

July 18, 2013
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Way down at the furthest tip of Boston on Hyde Park’s Chesterfield Street last Friday, Mayor Tom Menino and 2,000 of his closest friends gathered for the 21st and final backyard BBQ at his home – a backyard BBQ that over the years has become a block party featuring a unique cross between family-friendly...

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Letter to the Editor

July 18, 2013
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Public Garden left to ‘many caring hands’ Dear Editor: It was pleasing to learn from your excellent report that the readers of TripAdvisor had ranked the Public Garden among the top 10 public parks in America. The article gave a fine description of the Garden and its place as a special oasis in the...

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Police Briefs 07-16-2013

July 18, 2013
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Breaking and Entering – Residence 07/05/13 – At around         7 p.m., a Garden Street resident reported unknown person(s) removed a bicycle and numerous pieces of jewelry from her home. Incidents July 3 David Mugar Way – Sick/Injured/Medical – Police Mt. Vernon Street  – Property – Found 35 Revere St.  – Larceny, Other, $200 &...

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A Little off the Top, Please!

July 9, 2013
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A Little off the Top, Please!

The rains in June certainly encouraged the growth of neighborhood greenery. Here, the Algonquin Club’s hedge is getting a trim to restore its clean lines.

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