Beacon Hill, Mike Macklin, Beacon Hill Civic Association discussed on WBZ Afternoon News
View of tourists who have flocked there district for generations, and it's created quite a spat as we hear from WBC's Mike Macklin. It's a tiny 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 of 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, 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. Losing 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, a team of archaeologists say they discovered two more sets of human remains in the ruins of Pompeii. One was likely a higher class man and his 30 still wearing fragments of a wool cloak, the other in his late teens or early twenties and probably a slave, given the number of crushed vertebrae. Probably caused by heavy labor. The ancient Roman city was destroyed by a volcanic eruption in 79 80 coming up at six o'clock. Taking a look at the latest cove in numbers for Massachusetts and the country, FBI. Her.