Area A-1 sees 1-Percent Drop in Part One Crime in ‘18

Beacon Hill Times 1/10 8:53P Dan Murphy
Area A-1 saw a 1-pecent decrease in violent and property crimes in 2018, compared with the previous year. According to Boston Police, 2,573 incidents of Part One crime were reported between Jan. 1 and Dec. 31 in the area, which includes Beacon...

Real-Life Grinch Makes Off with Toys from Myrtle Street Playground

Beacon Hill Times 1/10 8:52P Dan Murphy
When Patricia Kendall went to retrieve the remaining letters to Santa from neighborhood children on Dec. 22 from the “North Pole” mailbox at the Myrtle Street Playground, she was in for an unwelcome holiday surprise. “All the toys were gone…and...

Race for District 8 City Council Underway; 2 New Candidates So Far

Beacon Hill Times 1/10 8:51P Beacon Hill Times Staff
The race for District 8 City Council is on, with two candidates running against incumbent Councilor Josh Zakim, who has held the office since 2014. Kristen Mobilia, who ran against Zakim in the 2017 election, and political newcomer Hélène Vincent...

Beacon Hill Civic Association Community Corner

Beacon Hill Times 1/10 8:50P Beacon Hill Times Staff
Health Care in the Streets: Lessons from Three Decades of Caring for Boston’s Rough Sleepers – Jan. 17, at the BHCA The Beacon Hill Civic Association is very pleased to have Dr. Jim O’Connell speak at the Beacon Hill Civic Association, 74 Joy...

Neighborhood Roundup

Beacon Hill Times 1/10 8:49P Beacon Hill Times Staff
King s Chapel s Tuesday Recitals King s Chapel, 58 Tremont St., presents its Tuesday Recitals. Admission is by suggested donation of $5 per person; the donations are given to the performing musicians. Programs begin at 12:15 p.m. and last...

Helen Bender Elected to Life-Time Membership in the WECA

Beacon Hill Times 1/10 8:48P Beacon Hill Times Staff
The West End Civic Association (WECA) added sparkle to their holiday party by electing Helen Bender, Librarian, West End Branch of the Boston Public Library, to life-time membership in WECA, without any obligation to pay dues or attend meetings!...

Beacon Hill Architectural Commission Agenda

Beacon Hill Times 1/10 8:47P Beacon Hill Times Staff
The Beacon Hill Architectural Commission will hold a public hearing on Thursday, Jan. 17, at 5 p.m. at Boston City Hall – Piemonte Room (5th Floor). Subject of the hearing will be applications for Certificates of Appropriateness on the agenda...

Police Briefs 01-08-2019

Beacon Hill Times 1/10 8:46P Beacon Hill Times Staff
Beacon Hill Beat From Boston Police Area A-1 Larceny from a Building 12/27/18 – A victim reported he returned to his Joy St. apartment after walking his dog at about 10:11 p.m., when he noticed an unknown male suspect leaving his building. At...

A Year in Review – Looking Back at 2018

Beacon Hill Times 1/6 5:47P Beacon Hill Times Staff
Jan. 9 Namrita Kapur-Dewinter, managing director of the Environmental Defense Fund’s EDF+Business, delivered her talk entitled “Leveraging Sustainable Finance for a Cleaner Planet” as the keynote speaker for the year’s first Beacon Hill Women’s...

Neighborhood Roundup

Beacon Hill Times 1/6 5:44P Beacon Hill Times Staff
ART EXHIBIT PLANNED Suzanna Nickerson has installed her “Beach Garbage” posters in the lobby of the Orpheum theater. The show will run through January. On Jan. 5 a reception for the opening of the art show will be held from noon to 1 p.m....

New Winter Ice Skating Classes at 11 Greater Boston Rinks

Beacon Hill Times 1/6 5:43P Beacon Hill Times Staff
Bay State Skating School is one of Greater Boston’s most established and popular skating programs. We are celebrating 50 YEARS of teaching children on the Greater Boston area! Professional Instructors teach Recreational, Figure and Hockey Skating...

So Far….So Good

Beacon Hill Times 1/6 5:43P Beacon Hill Times Staff
With the rush and hub-bub of the holiday season now over, we ll all be settling in for another long New England winter. Up to this point, we have been fortunate. We have yet to feel the wrath of any truly wintry weather. A cold day here or there...

BHAC Again Votes to Continue Decision on 60 Chestnut Street

Beacon Hill Times 12/27 6:22P Beacon Hill Times Staff
After another hour-long discussion on the matter, the Beacon Hill Architectural Commission was again unable to reach a resolution on the violation regarding the single-family home at 60 Chestnut St. during its Dec. 20 hearing at City Hall. The...

Beacon Hill Civic Association Community Corner

Beacon Hill Times 12/27 6:18P Beacon Hill Times Staff
HAPPY HOLIDAYS TO OUR FRIENDS AND NEIGHBORS We’re Still Recycling, Right? The New Rules of Recycling By Eve Waterfall The Green Committee of the Beacon Hill Civic Association has advocated greater recycling in the City of Boston for years.  When...
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