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Residents and officials celebrate reopening of Parker Hill Branch Library

August 3, 2018
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By Laura Plummer Special to the Gazette Residents of Mission Hill and local officials came out on July 28 to celebrate the long-awaited reopening of the Parker Hill Branch of the Boston Public Library (BPL). It had been closed for over a year due to a major repair and renovation effort. A crowd of...

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Sanchez criticized over failed immigrant protection amendment

August 3, 2018
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Local state Rep. Jeffrey Sanchez is being criticized over the state Legislature’s failure to pass undocumented immigrant protections when it approved the state budget on July 18. Sanchez, who holds the powerful chairman of the House Ways and Means Committee position, was a chief...

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Anniversary Memorial

August 3, 2018
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Anniversary Memorial

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New five-story building proposed on Terrace St.

August 3, 2018
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A new five-story development proposal at 111 Terrace St. on Mission Hill is under review by the Boston Planning and Development Agency (BPDA). Out of 42 residential units, the...

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Residentes y oficiales celebran la reapertura de la biblioteca de Parker Hill

August 3, 2018
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Laura Plummer Especial a Gazette Residentes de Mission Hill y oficiales locales se reunieron el 28 de julio para celebrar la esperada reapertura de la biblioteca de Parker Hill,...

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Q. and A. with Charlie Baker

August 3, 2018
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Q. and A. with Charlie Baker

Gov. Charlie Baker is the former CEO of Harvard Pilgrim Health Care and served in both former Gov. Bill Weld and former Gov. Paul Cellucci administrations. He was elected...

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Q. and A. with Jay Gonzalez

August 3, 2018
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Q. and A. with Jay Gonzalez

Jay Gonzalez is an attorney, the former secretary of administration and finance in the Patrick administration, and the former chair of the Massachusetts Board of Early Education and Care....

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Update on Laneway development

August 3, 2018
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The developers for The Laneway at 9-11 Burney St. project, which has drawn a mixed reaction from the community, are continuing to review feedback from recent pop-up workshops, while...

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Q. and A. with Bob Massie

August 3, 2018
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Q. and A. with Bob Massie

Bob Massie is an author, activist, and former leader of several nonprofits who has overcome many challenges in life, including a battle with hemophilia. He is taking on Jay...

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Boston Building Resources fundraising for renovation

August 3, 2018
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Boston Building Resources on Mission Hill has launched a fundraising campaign for a renovation for its building that houses its nonprofit Reuse Center, according to a press release. The...

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Early voting available for 2018 state election

August 3, 2018
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Voters registered in Boston will be able to vote early in this year’s election beginning on Monday Oct. 22 and running through Friday, Nov. 2, according to a press...

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Cider Press Fest

August 3, 2018
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Cider Press Fest

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Hill Agenda, Aug. 3, 2018

August 3, 2018
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The deadline for Hill Agenda listings is noon, Tues. Sept. 4 for the Sept. 7 issue. Email listings to reporter@jamaicaplaingazette.com. Note: 617 should be dialed before numbers below, unless...

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Participacion, Aug. 3 2018

August 3, 2018
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El plazo para la sección de Participación es al mediodía, martes, 4 de septiembre para la edición del 7 de septiembre. Correo: news@missionhillgazette.com. Los números telefónicos abajo empiezan con...

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Commissioner Evans bids farewell after 39 years at BPD

August 3, 2018
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By Seth Daniel Special to the Gazette Police Commissioner William Evans announced at a press conference on July 23 that he would resign from his post as commissioner to...

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Millions invested in mayor’s plan to combat youth substance use

August 3, 2018
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Mayor Walsh recently released a five year plan to prevent and address youth substance use in Boston. The plan is the result of a comprehensive assessment of youth substance...

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Hill Happenings

August 3, 2018
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Condolences to the family of Mary Gray, who passed away last month. Mary was a terrific woman who lived on Mission Hill after emigrating from Ireland as a child....

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Letters:

August 3, 2018
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Sanchez has the experience Political wit Will Rogers observed “There is nothing as easy as DENOUNCING…it doesn’t take much to see that something is wrong, but it does take...

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What’s Happening on Main Streets

August 3, 2018
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Papa’s a hit! I’m not referring to Ernest Hemingway or Goldilocks’ friend. I’m talking about the restaurant run by Konstantine Papadopoulos called Papa’s Pizza Company at 682 Huntington Ave....

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Burney St. development continues to draw mixed reaction

July 6, 2018
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The developers of the proposed Laneway project at 9 Burney St. in Mission Hill have completed the additional “pop-up” community outreach events, but the project continues to draw a...

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Q. and A. with Nika Elugardo

July 6, 2018
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Q. and A. with Nika Elugardo

Nika Elugardo is an attorney, a former aide to local state Sen. Sonia Chang-Diaz, and a former director of a nonprofit that provides financial education and other resources to...

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CORPUS CHRISTI PROCESSION

July 6, 2018
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CORPUS CHRISTI PROCESSION

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Q. and A. with Rep. Sanchez

July 6, 2018
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Q. and A. with Rep. Sanchez

Local state Rep. Jeffrey Sanchez has represented the 15th Suffolk District for more than a decade. He is running for re-election this year and is facing Nika Elugardo in...

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Proyecto de Burney St. todavía recibe reacciones mezcladas

July 6, 2018
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Los promotores del propuesto proyecto en 9 Burney Street en Mission Hill han realizado varios eventos comunitarios, pero el proyecto sigue recibiendo reacciones mezcladas. Mitch Wilson y Russell Preston...

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