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New Tremont St. building plan up for review

April 17, 2014
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The plan for a new mixed-use building on a vacant lot next to the Tobin Community Center is up for public review. The Boston Redevelopment Authority will hold a meeting about the plan on Tues., April 29, 7 p.m., at the Tobin Center, 1481 Tremont St. The new building proposed for 1467 Tremont St....

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T to hold meeting on fare boost plan

April 16, 2014
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The MBTA is proposing a fare increase of 4 to 7 percent, to take effect July 1. T officials are holding a series of public meetings about the proposal, including one on Thurs., April 24 at Roxbury Community College. The RCC meeting will run 6...

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Local runners prepare for Boston Marathon

April 4, 2014
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Mission Hill runners training for the April 19 Boston Marathon, the first since last year’s infamous terrorist bombing, told the Gazette they know this one is special. David Weinstock, a doctor and scientist at the Dana-Farber Cancer Institute and who will be running to...

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Business of the Year

April 4, 2014
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Business of the Year

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Mission Church complex plan still stalled after 9 years

April 4, 2014
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Mission Church complex plan still stalled after 9 years

The fate of the long-stalled Mission Church complex redevelopment along Smith Street remains unclear almost a decade after its approval. Weston Associates won City approval in 2005 to redevelop...

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BLS grad pens Menino children’s book

April 4, 2014
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BLS grad pens Menino children’s book

Boston Latin School graduate Kathleen Chardavoyne has written a children’s book honoring the historic legacy of former Mayor Thomas Menino called “Goodbye, Mayor Menino.” “I read a lot of...

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Cómo usar Google para visitar el museo Gardner

April 4, 2014
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El museo Isabella Stewart Gardner—y muchos otros museos internacionales—pueden ser visitados en línea desde cualquier lugar del mundo, gracias a una nueva alianza de Google. El Google Cultural Institute...

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Local Latino group holds reading program

April 4, 2014
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Sociedad Latina, a youth-oriented nonprofit located in Mission Hill, has been selected to participate in the National Endowment for the Arts’ (NEA) “Big Read” program. Mission Hill is one...

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BLC: Tavern demo hearing not required

April 4, 2014
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According to the Boston Landmarks Commission (BLC), the surprise demolition of a historic former tavern at 804-810 Huntington Ave. last month did not require a community hearing. But the...

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The state of S. Huntington projects

April 4, 2014
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The state of S. Huntington projects

S. Huntington Avenue, which borders the back of Mission Hill, has become a focal point of development in the neighborhood with two large construction projects in the works. The...

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Victim shot to death in Mission Main

April 4, 2014
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A male victim was shot to death March 31 in the Mission Main housing development, according to the Boston Police Department. The unidentified victim was found just before noon...

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Crossing upgrades proposed for Fenway

April 4, 2014
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The state Department of Conservation and Recreation (DCR) and the Emerald Necklace Conservancy are planning sidewalk improvements along the Fenway behind the Museum of Fine Arts. The organizations held...

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Wheelchair soccer team needs funding

April 4, 2014
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Wheelchair soccer team needs funding

After a year in action, the Boston Brakers, the city’s first league “power soccer” team, is looking for greater financial support to keeping growing, team Captain Jim Wice told...

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Senior Life: Senior housing project breaks ground

April 4, 2014
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An illustration of the forthcoming senior housing building on Gurney Street. (Courtesy Image)

A groundbreaking for a long-awaited senior housing project in Mission Hill last week doubled as the moment Mayor Martin Walsh announced a new Housing Task Force. Mission Hill Neighborhood...

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Senior Life: Sherrill House CEO appointed to state board

April 4, 2014
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Senior Life: Sherrill House CEO appointed to state board

Patrick J. Stapleton, chief executive officer of Sherrill House Skilled Nursing and Rehabilitation Center at 135 South Huntington Ave., was appointed to the Board of Registration of Nursing Home...

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Senior Life: City conducts BHA senior/disabled survey

April 4, 2014
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Senior Life: City conducts BHA senior/disabled survey

Responding to staffing and budget cuts at the Boston Housing Authority (BHA) last year, the Walsh administration is conducting a survey called “Making Connections” to see what services BHA...

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How to visit the Gardner Museum by Google

April 4, 2014
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How to visit the Gardner Museum by Google

The Isabella Stewart Gardner Museum—and many other international museums—can now be visited online from anywhere in the world, thanks to a new Google partnership. The Google Cultural Institute has...

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Sportsmanship Winner

April 4, 2014
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Sportsmanship Winner

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Hill Agenda, April 4-May 1, 2014

April 4, 2014
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The deadline for Hill Agenda listings is noon, April 29 for the May 2 issue. Email listings to reporter@jamaicaplaingazette.com. Note: 617 should be dialed before numbers below, unless another...

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Participación, April 4-May 1, 2014

April 4, 2014
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La entrega para la sección de Participación es mediodía el 29 de abril para la edición 2 de mayo. Escribir news@missionhillgazette.com. Note: Todos los números tiene 617, a menos...

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Editorial: Our Boston Marathon

April 4, 2014
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“Explosions injure dozens at Boston Marathon; many locals in race.” So read the headline that Gazette reporters, still in shock, wrote atop a breaking news story on the afternoon...

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Editorial: Senior life

April 4, 2014
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Mission Hill has long been a place that cares about and values its seniors. It has pioneered such initiatives as the City’s Elder Friendly Business Program. And from Mission...

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Editorial: Church complex plans

April 4, 2014
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The mysterious stall of the Mission Church complex redevelopment has left Smith Street stuck with the worst of both worlds—grand, yet boarded-up, buildings that could be good for a...

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Hill Happenings

April 4, 2014
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Condolences to the family of Patsie MacDougall, who passed away last month. Patsie was a beautiful and elegant woman who raised her family in Mission Hill at 31 Tobin...

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