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BRA creating ‘Avenue of Arts’ design guidelines

April 3, 2015
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The Boston Redevelopment Authority is creating a new set of design guidelines for the “Avenue of the Arts” section of Huntington Avenue in response to recent development there. The guidelines would be an add-on to existing zoning codes in the stretch of Huntington between Massachusetts and Longwood avenues. The main response from attendees at...

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Power Soccer Winners

April 3, 2015
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Power Soccer Winners

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BRA head meets with tower neighbors

April 3, 2015
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BRA head meets with tower neighbors

Boston Redevelopment Authority Director Brian Golden held an unusual personal meeting with neighbors of Mission Hill’s controversial tower plan last week, and told the Gazette the project must be viewed with caution. While stating he does not want to prejudge, Golden called the proposal...

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BRIC says it ‘purged’ Occupy Boston spy files

April 3, 2015
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A Boston Police spy agency destroyed all of its controversial surveillance files of the Occupy Boston movement two years ago, it revealed in response to a Gazette public records...

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El regreso de Dianne Wilkerson

April 3, 2015
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El regreso de Dianne Wilkerson

Quizás la más sorprendente de todas las controversias sobre la apuesta olímpica de Boston es la reaparición pública de Dianne Wilkerson. Las últimas actividades públicas de la antigua senadora...

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Developers revise 70 Parker Hill Ave. project

April 3, 2015
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Developers have revised a proposed residential project at 70 Parker Hill Ave. to reduce the number of units as a response to parking-ratio concerns. Parking was an issue raised...

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BRA seeks public input on ‘urban renewal’ plans

April 3, 2015
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The Boston Redevelopment Authority is seeking approval to keep alive its “urban renewal” plans and powers that cover large sections of the city, including most of the Longwood Medical...

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McLaughlin Park renovation is out to bid

April 3, 2015
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The McLaughlin Park renovation project went out to bid March 30, according to Boston Parks and Recreation Department (BPRD) spokesperson Ryan Woods. He said the final design plan for...

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Art Park project still delayed

April 3, 2015
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The proposed mixed-use development project at the Art Park site is “still mired” in a lawsuit challenging its zoning approval, according to John Feuerbach of the Department of Neighborhood...

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City crafting 2030 transportation plan

April 3, 2015
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The City of Boston is developing a new comprehensive transportation plan, called “Go Boston 2030,” as part of the various coordinated efforts to envision the city in 2030. The...

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NU Huskies go 1-and-done in March Madness

April 3, 2015
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The Northeastern University men’s basketball team made a one-and-done appearance in the March Madness tournament—its first entry in nearly 25 years. The Huskies nearly upset No. 3-seed Notre Dame...

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Teddy Bear Clinic

April 3, 2015
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Teddy Bear Clinic

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Hill Agenda, April 3, 2015

April 3, 2015
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The deadline for Hill Agenda listings is noon, April 28 for the May 1 issue. Email listings to reporter@jamaicaplaingazette.com. Note: 617 should be dialed before numbers below, unless another...

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Participacion, April 3, 2015

April 3, 2015
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El plazo para la sección de Participación es al mediodía el 28 de abrilpara la edición del 1 de mayo. Escriba a: news@missionhillgazette.com. Note que los números telefónicos empiezan...

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Netflix series star joins Dana-Farber marathon team

April 3, 2015
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Netflix series star joins Dana-Farber marathon team

LMA—Uzo Aduba, the Emmy-winning co-star of the hit Netflix series “Orange Is the New Black,” will run on the Dana-Farber Cancer Institute’s fundraiser team in the April 20 Boston...

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The return of Dianne Wilkerson

April 3, 2015
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The return of Dianne Wilkerson

Of all of the twists and turns of Boston’s Olympics bid, perhaps the most surprising is the public reappearance of Dianne Wilkerson. Mission Hill’s former state senator’s last public...

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Senior Life: Senior housing project nears completion

April 3, 2015
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Senior Life: Senior housing project nears completion

Mission Hill Neighborhood Housing Services (MHNHS) is expecting the 39-unit, affordable rental building for seniors on Gurney Street to be ready for move-in by May. The $15.9 million, transit-oriented...

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Senior Life: City plans a senior-friendly future

April 3, 2015
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The City’s Commission on Affairs of the Elderly has recently launched the “Age Friendly Boston” initiative, aimed at making transportation, public meetings and public spaces more accessible and respectful...

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Editorial: A new era for the BRA

April 3, 2015
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The BRA director leaving City Hall to visit residents for a street-level view of a controversial project site? That’s virtually unheard of, but it just happened in Mission Hill...

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Editorial: Marathon winners

April 3, 2015
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With unfortunate timing, it appears we will be hearing once again about the accused Boston Marathon terrorist bomber around the time of the race, as his trial wraps up...

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Hill Happenings

April 3, 2015
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Hill Happenings

I was reflecting about my childhood friend, Phil Thompson, who passed away last month. My mind traveled to the great English-Latin football game at Harvard Stadium on Thanksgiving Day...

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What’s Happening on Main Street

April 3, 2015
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Spring has finally arrived! Evidence is found in tulip buds bursting forth from their frozen slumber, announcing nature’s annual rebirth. Precipitation by the bucketful is more hospitable than by...

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BRA to create Huntington Ave. design guidelines

March 19, 2015
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The Boston Redevelopment Authority (BRA) is in the process of creating design guidelines for Huntington Avenue between Massachusetts Avenue and Longwood Avenue, known as “The Avenue of the Arts.” The first meeting...

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NU earns NCAA men’s basketball tourney spot

March 12, 2015
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The Northeastern University men’s basketball team has earned its first trip to the NCAA tournament in nearly 25 years. All fans are welcome to attend a selection-show watch party...

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