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Northeastern University gains feedback on plans to expand in the Christian Science Complex

January 6, 2017
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By Beth Treffeisen Special to the Gazette The Northeastern University (NU) Task Force met on Nov. 30, at a meeting held by the Boston Planning and Development Agency (BPDA) to discuss the two amendments proposed by NU to change the Institutional Master Plan (IMP), despite only three of the 13 members in attendance. The...

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Bag ban on hold

January 6, 2017
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By Beth Treffeisen Special to the Gazette The City Council moved to keep an ordinance that would tax plastic bags in file under the Government Operations Committee until sometime in the New Year at a hearing held on Dec.14. The move comes as the...

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NU recibe comentarios sobre sus planes de expansión

January 6, 2017
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De Beth Treffeisen El grupo de trabajo de Northeastern University (NU) se reunió el 30 de noviembre en una reunión presentada por la agencia de planificación y desarrollo de Boston (BPDA) para hablar sobre dos enmiendas propuestas por NU de cambiar el plan maestro...

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Court battle continues over Art Park site; developer sticks with plan

January 6, 2017
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The developer of the Art Park development is still planning on moving forward with the project as a court battle continues. Sebastian Mariscal Studios (SMS) won approval in 2014...

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BU expands BPS scholarship program

January 6, 2017
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Boston University has expanded its scholarship program for Boston Public School (BPS) students, now allowing BPS alumni transferring in from another college to be eligible for the Boston University...

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City to lower speed limit

January 6, 2017
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By Beth Treffeisen Special to the Gazette In an effort to improve roadway safety for people walking, driving, and bicycling on city streets Mayor Martin Walsh last week announced...

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Mission Hill has new neighborhood liaison

January 6, 2017
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By Dan Murphy Special to the Gazette Yissel Guerrero was named Mayor Martin J. Walsh’s neighborhood liaison for the Back Bay, Beacon Hill, Fenway, and Mission Hill. A longtime...

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City Council votes down alcohol tax

January 6, 2017
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By Beth Treffeisen Special to the Gazette The Boston City Council last month voted down an order that would place a two percent tax on certain alcoholic beverages to...

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Hill Agenda, Jan. 6, 2016

January 6, 2017
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The deadline for Hill Agenda listings is noon, Jan. 31 for the Feb. 3 issue. Email listings to reporter@jamaicaplaingazette.com. Note: 617 should be dialed before numbers below, unless another...

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Participacion, Jan. 6, 2016

January 6, 2017
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El plazo para la sección de Participación es al mediodía el 31 de enero para la edición del 3 de febrero. Escriba a: news@missionhillgazette.com. Note que los números telefónicos...

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Noise impacts to residents are mapped out in new study

January 6, 2017
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  By Beth Treffeisen Special to the Gazette Construction sites, planes flying over head, cars honking, loud music blasting, all contribute to the soundscape that make up Boston and...

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Bike courier industry transitions to compete in modern times

January 6, 2017
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By Beth Treffeisen Special to the Gazette For two years bike courier Mike Oakhem, 33, from Quincy, has been zigzagging throughout Boston’s downtown streets to hand off various goods...

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City Council passes gas leaks ordinance

January 6, 2017
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The City Council during a Dec. 14 passed by a 12-1 vote a city ordinance aimed at addressing natural gas leaks in Boston, according to a press release. The...

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Lawsuit to protect Prouty Garden continues

January 6, 2017
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The Anne Gamble Ten Taxpayer Group, made up of members of the Friends of the Prouty Garden (FPG), has filed an appeal over the Boston Children’s Hospital (BCH) expansion...

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What’s Happening on Main Streets

January 6, 2017
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With the holidays behind us, here’s a thumbs-up to those who did more local shopping and a pat on the back to all the businesses that helped to make...

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Hill Happenings

January 6, 2017
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Mission Hill lost a fine gentleman when Joe (Buddy) Gillis passed away last month at age 85. Buddy, born in Roxbury, was a kind man who volunteered his time...

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Letter: Bag ordinance a good idea

January 6, 2017
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I recently read that Mayor Marty Walsh is opposed to the idea of a five-cent store bag fee as making no sense. I beg to differ. It would definitely...

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Letter: Pudzer is a bad choice

January 6, 2017
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President-elect Trump’s Department of Labor nominee is a man whose beliefs and actions demonstrate contempt for the basics working people need to lead a decent life. As the head...

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Letter: Pudzer is a bad choice, part II

January 6, 2017
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The appointment of the Labor Secretary nominee Andrew Puzder will be devastating to working people’s health. Colleagues of mine at the NYC health department have reported, in a study...

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Op-Ed: Helping Boston’s homeowners

January 6, 2017
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By Mayor Martin Walsh When I ran for Mayor, I knew I wanted to make Boston a city where every resident can afford to live, work, and raise a...

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NU to lease more space at Christian Science Complex

December 2, 2016
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By Beth Treffeisen Special to the Gazette Northeastern University will soon lease additional space in the Christian Science Complex on Massachusetts Avenue for office use, and in a separate...

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Brookinses file appeal of Art Park site lawsuit

December 2, 2016
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Kathryn Brookins has said she and her husband Oscar have filed an appeal of the judge’s decision to dismiss their lawsuit over the proposed Art Park development. That move...

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GROUNDBREAKING AT PARCEL 25

December 2, 2016
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GROUNDBREAKING AT PARCEL 25

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Trump, marijuana win

December 2, 2016
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In a stunning upset, Republican Donald Trump was elected President of the United States on Nov. 8. Trump beat out several challengers, including Democrat Hillary Clinton, Libertarian Gary Johnson,...

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