Aid to Local in honor of Hill merchant, columnist Pat Stokes

Community | July 8th, 2020 | Leave a comment

by Len Lear The family of Patricia (“Pat”) Schriever Stokes, the late columnist for the Local, business owner on the Avenue, jazz and culture buff, aesthetic window designer, watercolorist and tireless Chestnut Hill promoter, has made a significant contribution to the non-profit Chestnut Hill Community Fund to be designated for the operation of the Chestnut […]

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Community Matters: Why fences, and what to build?

Community | June 24th, 2020 | Leave a comment

by Celeste Hardester Seventh of a series from the Chestnut Hill Community Association Physical Division Of course there is a story to how fences came to be. There is always a story if one thinks to ask the question. Leaving aside the subject of stonewalls, as in Bronze Age stone walls permeating the Irish countryside, […]

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Hill businesses band together for virtual fashion show

Community | June 3rd, 2020 | Leave a comment

by Kathleen Dolan Sweatpants were mentioned a number of times at a fashion show spotlighting Chestnut Hill’s many boutiques last week, which during another time may have been unusual. But much is unpredictable and strange at the moment and the Chestnut Hill Business Association has adapted, hosting a virtual fashion show via Zoom. Shopkeepers in […]

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