Latest Story

35-story tower could alter Hill’s skyline

December 12, 2014
By
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 Redevelopment Authority said the developer has only submitted a letter of intent for proposal, but expects that a project notification form will be filed soon....

Read more »

Boston Olympics could use NU dorms

December 12, 2014
By

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 providing “housing support”—that is, accommodation for the hordes of journalists coming to cover the games....

Read more »

Happy Holidays

December 12, 2014
By
Happy Holidays

Read more »

New librarian wants to boost branch’s youth appeal

December 12, 2014
By
New librarian wants to boost branch’s youth appeal

With Mission Hill sizable student and millennial population, new Parker Hill Branch librarian Katrina Morse wants to lure them in with new programming, such as food classes and music....

Read more »

Torre de 35 pisos podría cambiar la silueta de Mission Hill

December 12, 2014
By

La línea del horizonte de Mission Hill podría cambiar radicalmente si el plan de Equity Residential para un torre masivo de 35 pisos en 45 Worthington St. sea realizado....

Read more »

Police refuse to release more local spy documents

December 12, 2014
By

In the wake of revelations that a Boston Police spy agency tracked legal protests and academic events at Northeastern University, the police department this week refused a Gazette request...

Read more »

Mission Church to hold Christmas Masses, caroling

December 12, 2014
By

Mission Church, a Catholic basilica, will hold several Christmas Masses and a Christmas Eve caroling event. On Christmas Eve, Wed., Dec. 24, at 4 p.m., the church hosts a...

Read more »

Park renovation gets funding boost

December 12, 2014
By

The City has received approval for a grant that will boost the budget for the McLaughlin Park renovation by more than $150,000, according to Boston Parks and Recreation Department...

Read more »

Parker Hill Ave. developer working on parking solution

December 12, 2014
By

The proposed renovation project at 70 Parker Hill Ave. that would turn the former commercial building into 46 residential units will probably not go before the Boston Redevelopment Authority...

Read more »

Why a man is giving away novels at Northeastern

December 12, 2014
By

By Emily Huizenga/Special to the Gazette There’s a man on the corner, and he wants to give you something. It’s not a Greenpeace pamphlet, and it’s not a pocket-sized...

Read more »

Nonprofit developers hope to build 40 units on Heath St. parcels

December 12, 2014
By

Two nonprofit developers specializing in affordable housing—the Back of the Hill Community Development Corporation and the Jamaica Plain Neighborhood Development Corporation—are proposing to develop about 40 housing units in...

Read more »

New England Baptist Hospital IMP expected soon

December 12, 2014
By

New England Baptist Hospital is expected to file its Institutional Master Plan (IMP) with the Boston Redevelopment Authority (BRA) in February, following a community task force meeting next month....

Read more »

BWH performs double arm transplant

December 12, 2014
By
Brigham and Women’s Hosptial doctors attach one of the donor arms to Will Lautzenheiser during October surgery. (Photo by Lightchaser Photography)

A man who lost his limbs to an infection received two new arms in a remarkable transplant operation at Brigham and Women’s Hospital (BWH) in October. Will Lautzenheiser, 40,...

Read more »

BLC director one of eight City workers forced out

December 12, 2014
By

The City has ended the employment of eight workers, including executive director of the Boston Landmarks Commission (BLC) Ellen Lipsey, according to Mayor’s Office spokesperson Kate Norton. The BLC...

Read more »

MassArt community arts program to host open house

December 12, 2014
By
MassArt community arts program to host open house

The Center for Art and Community Partnerships (CACP) at Massachusetts College of Art and Design (MassArt) will host a holiday open house on Fri., Dec. 12 to kick off...

Read more »

Centennial Park

December 12, 2014
By
Centennial Park

Read more »

Hill Agenda, Dec. 12, 2014

December 12, 2014
By

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

Read more »

Honor For Dukakis

December 12, 2014
By
Honor For Dukakis

Read more »

Participacion, Dec. 12, 2014

December 12, 2014
By

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

Read more »

Editorial: Saying no to a Boston Olympics

December 12, 2014
By

The prospect of living alongside thousands of journalists might be enough to make anyone oppose a Boston Olympics bid. But there are many serious reasons that we take the...

Read more »

Editorial: Welcoming our new librarian

December 12, 2014
By

It is a pleasure, even in this digital age, to welcome a new librarian to the neighborhood. The Parker Hill Branch is a keystone of Mission Hill’s community and...

Read more »

Editorial: Happy holidays

December 12, 2014
By

With the holidays here and the official start of winter on the way, we hope you enjoy this unique time of celebration and reflection. (And we hope you remember...

Read more »

Obituary: Bishop Joseph F. Maguire, Mission Church Parish native

December 12, 2014
By
Obituary: Bishop Joseph F. Maguire, Mission Church Parish native

By Patrick E. O’Connor/Special to the Gazette Retired Bishop of Springfield Joseph F. Maguire died on Nov. 30 at the rectory of St. Michael’s Cathedral in Springfield. He was...

Read more »

Hill Happenings

December 12, 2014
By

When I attended Mission High School in the mid-’60s, the school had some terrific educators, one of whom was Tom McManus. Tom, a1954 graduate, became a prominent attorney after...

Read more »