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Olympics gentrification, local benefits discussed

May 1, 2015
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At a meeting about Boston’s Olympics bid held Tuesday night at Roxbury Community College, residents voiced worries about gentrification, loss of affordable housing, and lack of participation in the planning process. “People in this room haven’t been part of the process,” Roxbury resident Joao dePina told members of the Boston 2024 bidding organization. “You...

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WIT Class of ’15

May 1, 2015
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WIT Class of ’15

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BLC denies petition to landmark Prouty Garden

May 1, 2015
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LMA—The Boston Landmarks Commission has rejected a petition by a group called Save the Prouty Garden to landmark the garden on the Boston Children’s Hospital campus, which is slated to be replaced by a new clinical tower. Melina Schuler, spokesperson for the Mayor’s Office,...

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Rare MFA photo leads to segregation exhibit

May 1, 2015
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Rare MFA photo leads to segregation exhibit

It began with a single photograph in the Museum of Fine Arts’ (MFA) collection. Photography curator Karen Haas knew very little about it, aside from the fact that Gordon...

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Informe: BPS necesita nuevo plan para los varones afroamericanos y latinos

May 1, 2015
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Boston Public Schools (BPS) publicó el mes pasado la segunda fase de un estudio que investiga los malos resultados académicos de los varones latinos y afroamericanos en el sistema...

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Citizenship Day

May 1, 2015
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Citizenship Day

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MFA chooses new director

May 1, 2015
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MFA chooses new director

The Museum of Fine Arts, Boston chose Matthew Teitelbaum as its new director last month. He will take over the post when current Director Malcolm Rogers retires in August....

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Spring Cleaning

May 1, 2015
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Spring Cleaning

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BPRD releases final plan for McLaughlin Park

May 1, 2015
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The Boston Parks and Recreation Department (BPRD) has released the final design for the McLaughlin Park renovation project that contains many of the changes discussed during several community meetings,...

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Leadership Change

May 1, 2015
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Leadership Change

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Fenway colleges file IMP updates

May 1, 2015
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Emmanuel and Wheelock Colleges filed updates for their Institutional Master Plans (IMP) with the Boston Redevelopment Authority (BRA), as required by the City. Emmanuel’s filing states no changes to...

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City releases first student housing report

May 1, 2015
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The City of Boston released its first ever “Student Housing Trends” report last month, establishing a baseline toward Mayor Martin Walsh’s goal of creating 18,500 new student dormitory beds...

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Participacion, May 1, 2015

May 1, 2015
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El plazo para la sección de Participación es al mediodía el 9 de junio para la edición del 12 de junio. Escriba a: news@missionhillgazette.com. Note que los números telefónicos...

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Developer proposes 15-unit project for Fisher Ave.

May 1, 2015
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Developer proposes 15-unit project for Fisher Ave.

Developer Jason Savage is proposing a 15-unit, 6-floor residential development for 40 Fisher Avenue, according to documents filed with the Boston Redevelopment Authority (BRA). The 22,039-square-foot project would have...

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Food for Friends

May 1, 2015
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Food for Friends

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Hill Agenda, May 1, 2015

May 1, 2015
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The deadline for Hill Agenda listings is noon, June 9 for the June 12 issue. Email listings to reporter@jamaicaplaingazette.com. Note: 617 should be dialed before numbers below, unless another...

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Zakim, Beacon Hill resident pull papers for Council race

May 1, 2015
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Two people, including current seat-holder Josh Zakim, have applied for nomination papers for the District 8 city councilor race. That district covers Mission Hill. The other person is Beacon...

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BRA: Public must wait for ‘urban renewal’ details

May 1, 2015
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The Boston Redevelopment Authority (BRA) recently began public meetings about its request to renew its “urban renewal” plans around the city, including one covering the Longwood Medical Area. But...

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‘Avenue of the Arts’ guidelines project continues

May 1, 2015
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The second meeting hosted by the Boston Redevelopment Authority (BRA) aimed at creating a new set of design guidelines for the “Avenue of the Arts” section of Huntington Avenue...

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Report: BPS needs better approach to black and Latino students

May 1, 2015
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The Boston Public Schools (BPS) released last month the second phase of a study looking at the low academic performance of black and Latino males in the school system....

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BRA approves Parker Hill Ave. project

May 1, 2015
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BRA approves Parker Hill Ave. project

The Boston Redevelopment Authority board approved last month the proposed 40-unit residential project at 70 Parker Hill Ave. The building at 70 Parker Hill Ave. was formerly used by...

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Editorial: Thanks to Hoffman

May 1, 2015
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Thanks to Jim Hoffman, who has retired after decades as the director of Mission Hill Neighborhood Housing Services. On his watch, the community development corporation is a key factor...

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Editorial: Fix the DND map

May 1, 2015
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It’s great that Mayor Walsh and the Department of Neighborhood Development have created the city’s first comprehensive student housing report. It is not great that the report pretends Mission...

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Letter: Thanks for local marathon fundraising support

May 1, 2015
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With this year’s Boston Marathon now behind us, I want to take a moment to highlight the incredible generosity of many in our community. For the past six months,...

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