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Brigham and Women’s surgeon dies in hospital shooting; suspect dead

January 21, 2015
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The Brigham and Women’s Hospital doctor shot yesterday inside the hospital died in surgery, according to the Boston Police Department. The suspect was found dead elsewhere in the hospital from an apparently self-inflicted gunshot wound. The doctor killed in the shooting was identified as Michael Davidson, 44, of Wellesley. The suspect was identified as...

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BPD: Person shot inside Brigham & Women’s; suspect in custody

January 20, 2015
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LMA–A shooting inside Brigham and Women’s Hospital today left one person wounded, and a suspect is in custody, according to the Boston Police Department. BPD said via its Twitter account that the situation is “under control” and that the hospital is not in “lock-down.”...

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Opposition group forms against tower

January 9, 2015
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A group has formed opposing a proposed 35-story tower at 45 Worthington St., calling the project “too dense” and “out of scale” for the Mission Hill neighborhood, according to the group’s website. Boston Redevelopment Authority (BRA) spokesperson Nick Martin has said that the developer,...

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After council service, Ross moves to Eastie

January 9, 2015
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After council service, Ross moves to Eastie

After serving nearly 15 years as Mission Hill’s popular city councilor, Mike Ross has moved to East Boston When Ross first won the District 8 City Council seat, which...

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You Said It, Mission Hill!: 2014 in Quotes

January 9, 2015
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“Boston has been called a ‘City upon a Hill’…but it’s not just the shining light of Beacon Hill…It’s Copp’s Hill and Mission Hill and Eagle Hill.” Mayor Martin Walsh...

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El gobierno requiere más funcionarios latinos dicen los líderes de Mission Hill

January 9, 2015
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Un nuevo reportaje que revela una baja representación de latinos en el gobierno de la ciudad demuestra que el asunto tiene que solucionarse, dice el representante del estado Jeffrey...

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Local officials want more Olympics info

January 9, 2015
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Local state Rep. Jeffrey Sánchez and local state Sen. Sonia Chang-Díaz have not formed definitive opinions about the possibility of the 2024 Summer Olympics coming to Boston, but both...

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LMA doctor confirmed as surgeon general

January 9, 2015
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LMA doctor confirmed as surgeon general

LMA—Dr. Vivek Murthy, who has strong ties to the Longwood Medical Area (LMA), has been confirmed by the U.S. Senate to be the next surgeon general more than a...

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8 fallen officers added to police’s Wall of Honor

January 9, 2015
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The Boston Police Department (BPD) added the names of eight officers who died in the line of duty to the department’s Wall of Honor at police headquarters on Tremont...

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Author to discuss U.S. health care costs

January 9, 2015
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Author to discuss U.S. health care costs

National Magazine Award-winning journalist Steven Brill will speak about his new book, “America’s Bitter Pill,” at Northeastern University School of Law on Jan. 21. The book addresses the political...

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More Latino officials needed in gov’t, Hill leaders agree

January 9, 2015
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A new report that finds low representation of Latinos in city government shows that the issue must be fixed, say local state Rep. Jeffrey Sánchez and state Sen. Sonia...

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Muddy River restoration work continues

January 9, 2015
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Muddy River restoration work continues

LMA—The Muddy River Restoration Project in the Park Drive rotary area will move into a new phase of the project this month, according to the U.S. Army Corps of...

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Mayor signs updated tenant protections

January 9, 2015
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Mayor Martin Walsh announced last month that he has signed an ordinance, introduced by Mission Hill Councilor Josh Zakim, that doubles the amount of compensation offered to tenants when...

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220-year-old time capsule slated for opening

January 9, 2015
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The time capsule as it looked prior to being opened. (Photo Courtesy Museum of Fine Arts, Boston)

A time capsule dating back to the 18th century and buried within the State House was planned to be opened this week at the Museum of Fine Arts, Boston,...

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City election campaigns begin

January 9, 2015
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Mission Hill City Councilor Josh Zakim is planning to run for reelection this fall, according to spokesperson Kyndal Henicke. Zakim is currently in the second year of his first...

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Hill Agenda, Jan. 9, 2015

January 9, 2015
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The deadline for Hill Agenda listings is noon, Feb. 3 for the Feb. 6 issue. Email listings to reporter@jamaicaplaingazette.com. Note: 617 should be dialed before numbers below, unless another...

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Participacion, Jan. 9, 2015

January 9, 2015
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El plazo para la sección de Participación es al mediodía el 3 de febrero para la edición del 6 de febrero. Escriba a: news@missionhillgazette.com. Note que los números telefónicos...

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Editorial: Tower developers should reach out

January 9, 2015
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The proposed residential tower on Worthington Street is generating opposition the likes of which haven’t been seen in years. That should be taken as a sign to have good-faith...

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Editorial: Walsh’s impressive first year

January 9, 2015
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Mayor Martin Walsh had had an impressive first year in office. In less than 12 months, his administration has carried out more badly needed reforms than city government had...

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What’s Happening on Main Street

January 9, 2015
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Thank you to all from the Mission Hill business community for your support over the past year and best wishes for all in 2015. As we go to press,...

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Hill Happenings

January 9, 2015
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In Bill Brett’s terrific new book “Boston: Irish” there is a strong Mission Hill flavor. Jack Harrington a Mission High School graduate from Parker Street, is featured. Jack,co-founder of...

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35-story tower could alter Hill’s skyline

December 12, 2014
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35-story tower could alter Hill’s skyline

The Mission Hill skyline could soon be radically changed if Equity Residential’s plan for a massive 35-story tower at 45 Worthington St. is approved. Nick Martin of the Boston...

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Boston Olympics could use NU dorms

December 12, 2014
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If Boston is chosen to host the 2024 Summer Olympic games, Mission Hill could be covered in journalists. Northeastern University is included in the secretly crafted bid as potentially...

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Happy Holidays

December 12, 2014
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Happy Holidays

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