Beacon Hill, Beacon Hill Civic Association, Acorn Street Association discussed on WBZ Midday News


View of tourists who have fought flocked to their Nick district for generations. It's attorney cobblestone, private way with fewer than a dozen brick homes. But Acorn Street has become a tempest in a teacup on Beacon Hill, where Boston Brahmins have ruled with a stiff upper lip since the 16 hundreds Throngs of camera toting tourists have turned the usually quiet passageway into the most photographed street to the instagram age. Now residents of the street want to erect wrought iron gates at either end to keep the outsiders out. William Young represents the Acorn Street Association opens that there will be some support for introducing at architecturally appropriate means of keeping Acorn Street from being loved to death. Not so fast, says Rob Whitney of the Beacon Hill Civic Association, which represents the larger neighborhood of stately homes as a last possible resort. Closing. This long known historic street would be a terrible precedent for Beacon Hill. The debate over what to do is just beginning. For now, The tourists have the freedom to roam. To the dis Vague of those who call this quaint, private way home on Beacon Hill. Mike Macklin WBZ Boston's news radio. The owl was found dehydrated and hungry in the branches of the Rockefeller Center Christmas tree is eating his way back to good health. The owl made the 170 Mile journey and the tree all the way from New York to upstate New York to Manhattan, surviving without any food. Ln college has been taking care of him at Ravan's Beard Wildlife Center in New York. I peeked down in this morning and he's eaten everything that I gave him less nothing. Tiny owl is on Lee the size of a soda can. He is set to be released back into the wild today. Closer to home, a bystander and off duty firefighter spring into action to save a driver who was trapped in a burning car following a crash in Harwich. Last night. It happened around eight on Route six near the rest area just east of exit 10. The car rolled over and was engulfed in flames and the trees on the side of the road off duty. Firefighter Josh Ford, another bystander, grabbed a tire iron from the chop trunk and smashed the passenger window because the drivers Side was surrounded by fire and the pair helped the driver out of the car. The driver was.

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