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Elugardo, Pressley beat longtime incumbents

September 7, 2018
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Two longtime incumbents saw their tenures ended, as Boston City Councilor Ayanna Pressley beat local U.S. Rep. Mike Capuano (7th Congressional District) and Nika Elugardo knocked-off local state Rep. Jeffrey Sanchez (15th Suffolk District) during the Sept. 4 primary election. Elugardo, a Jamaica Plain resident who is a former aide of local State Sen....

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BLOCK PARTY

September 7, 2018
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BLOCK PARTY

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Ayuntamiento y residentes quieren acción en pagos PILOT

September 7, 2018
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Lauren Bennett Especial a Gazette La Comisión de Medios y Arbitrios del Ayuntamiento presentó una audiencia el 2 de agosto respecto al programa Pagos en Lugar de los Impuestos (PILOT). Como parte de este programa, ahora en su séptimo año, las instituciones pueden voluntariamente...

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111 Terrace St. still under review

September 7, 2018
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After an extended comment period, the community and city agencies are still deciding how they want to proceed with the proposed new building at 111 Terrace St. Boston Planning...

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Arrest made in 2016 Mission Hill murder

September 7, 2018
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A 24-year-old man has been arrested and charged in the 2016 murder of 33-year-old Eden Jacquet of Mission Hill. On Jan. 13, 2016, Boston Police Department officers responded to...

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City Council and residents want movement on PILOT payments

September 7, 2018
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By Lauren Bennett Special to the Gazette The City Council’s Committee on Ways and Means held a hearing on Aug. 2 regarding the Payment in Lieu of Tax (PILOT)...

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BACK TO SCHOOL JAM

September 7, 2018
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BACK TO SCHOOL JAM

Local state Rep. Jeffrey Sanchez held his annual Back to School Jam event at Mission Main housing development on Aug. 23, which featured health information for guests plus food,...

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Somerville man convicted of hacking BCH computer system

September 7, 2018
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Martin Gottesfeld, a 32-year-old Somerville resident, was convicted recently in federal court of conducting attacks on Boston Children’s Hospital and Wayside Youth and Family Support Network computer systems, according...

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THE NEW COMMISH

September 7, 2018
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THE NEW COMMISH

William Gross was sworn in as the 42nd commissioner of the Boston Police Department during a ceremony at the Morning Star Baptist Church on Aug. 6. Gross, who is...

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Burney Street project update

September 7, 2018
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The developers of the Burney Street project are still working with the Boston Planning and Development Agency (BPDA) on next steps for the project based on community input on...

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Art Park project clears another hurdle

September 7, 2018
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The City’s Zoning Board of Appeals (ZBA) approved several variances for the Art Park project last month, according to a document provided to the Gazette by Inspectional Services Department...

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Student Welcome Guide:

September 7, 2018
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A student’s guide to Mission Hill The following is some basic information for students moving into the Mission Hill area. General Boston Get renter’s insurance. It might seem like...

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EDITH MELENDEZ HONORED

September 7, 2018
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EDITH MELENDEZ HONORED

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Hill Agenda, Sept. 7, 2018

September 7, 2018
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The deadline for Hill Agenda listings is noon, Tues. Oct. 1 for the Oct. 5 issue. Email listings to peter@jamaicaplaingazette.com. Note: 617 should be dialed before numbers below, unless...

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Participacion, Sept. 7, 2018

September 7, 2018
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El plazo para la sección de Participación es al mediodía, martes, 1 de octubre para la edición del 5 de octubre. Correo: news@missionhillgazette.com. Los números telefónicos abajo empiezan con...

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GALLERY RENAMING

September 7, 2018
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GALLERY RENAMING

Massachusetts College of Art and Design (MassArt) recently announced plans to rename the President’s Gallery on the 11th floor of the Tower building to honor influential alumna and art...

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Hill Happenings

September 7, 2018
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Hill Happenings

Good luck to Kevin Hearn, who will soon be a freshman at Florida State University. Kevin, the son of Kevin and Laura (Killion) Hearn, has fine lineage. His grandfather,...

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Letter: Thanks to Rep. Sanchez leadership

September 7, 2018
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Thanks to Representative Jeffrey Sanchez’s leadership, more summer learning options will be available for those who most need them. New funding creates a competitive grant to expand evidence-based summer...

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Op-eds:

September 7, 2018
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Back to school By Mayor Martin Walsh Dear Students, September is one of my favorite months. The weather is getting cooler, football is back in season, and students like...

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Some local businesses switching to metal straws

September 7, 2018
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Mirroring a global environmental movement, local businesses have been offering metal straws in lieu of plastic straws in order to reduce plastic waste. Brassica Kitchen and Cafe started using...

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What’s Happening on Main Streets

September 7, 2018
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Mission Hill’s version of the Normandy Landing called Move-in Day benefits greatly when the first of September falls on a Saturday. Municipal officials, college representatives, and landlords work together...

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Residents and officials celebrate reopening of Parker Hill Branch Library

August 3, 2018
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By Laura Plummer Special to the Gazette Residents of Mission Hill and local officials came out on July 28 to celebrate the long-awaited reopening of the Parker Hill Branch...

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Sanchez criticized over failed immigrant protection amendment

August 3, 2018
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Local state Rep. Jeffrey Sanchez is being criticized over the state Legislature’s failure to pass undocumented immigrant protections when it approved the state budget on July 18. Sanchez, who...

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Anniversary Memorial

August 3, 2018
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Anniversary Memorial

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