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USOC ends Boston 2024’s Olympic bid; Zakim says taxpayers’ money the issue

August 14, 2015
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The United States Olympic Committee has withdrawn Boston 2024’s bid to host the 2024 Summer Olympics, citing the lack of public support, according to a statement released by USOC Chief Executive Officer Scott Blackmun on July 27. Many residents came out against the bid during a City-held community meeting at Roxbury Community College in...

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Zakim will not face any opponents in election

August 14, 2015
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Mission Hill City Councilor Josh Zakim will not face an opponent in either the City’s preliminary election Sept. 8 or the general election in November. Meanwhile, there are only five candidates for the At-Large City Council race. That means there will not be a...

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Dedicated Service

August 14, 2015
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Dedicated Service

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Affordable housing dev. filed with BRA

August 14, 2015
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A letter of intent has been filed with the Boston Redevelopment Authority (BRA) for a $16.4 million affordable rental development on the border of Mission Hill and Jamaica Plain....

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USOC retira oferta olímpica de Boston 2024; por el dinero del contribuyente, dice Zakim

August 14, 2015
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El comité olímpico estadounidense (USOC) ha retirado la oferta de Boston 2024 de albergar los Juegos Olímpicos del verano de 2024, citando la falta de apoyo público, según una...

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Walsh announces the creation of 175 more youth jobs

August 14, 2015
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Mayor Martin Walsh announced on Aug. 3 the creation of 175 additional youth summer jobs for nine community-based organizations, according to a press release. The jobs were created through...

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BRA board approves Fisher Ave. project

August 14, 2015
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The proposed development at 40 Fisher Ave. was approved by the Boston Redevelopment Authority’s (BRA) board last month, according to a BRA press release. Developer Jason Savage is proposing...

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Hail Storm

August 14, 2015
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Hail Storm

 

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Participacion, Aug. 14, 2015

August 14, 2015
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El plazo para la sección de Participación es al mediodía el 1 de Septiembre para la edición del 4 de Septiembre. Escriba a: news@missionhillgazette.com. Note que los números telefónicos...

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Hill Agenda, Aug. 14, 2015

August 14, 2015
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The deadline for Hill Agenda listings is noon, Sept. 1 for the Sept. 4 issue. Email listings to reporter@jamaicaplaingazette.com. Note: 617 should be dialed before numbers below, unless another...

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The Boston Public Market has arrived

August 14, 2015
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The Boston Public Market has arrived

By Seth Daniel There is no shortage of newness in the Old Town these days, and on July 30, City and state officials rang in the newest trend to...

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Zakim co-sponsoring measure on natural gas leaks

August 14, 2015
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Mission Hill City Councilor Josh Zakim is co-sponsoring a measure to examine the problem of natural gas leaks in the city, according to a press release. Zakim is co-sponsoring...

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105A S. Huntington Ave. developer proposes moving affordable units off-site

August 14, 2015
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The developer of a proposed 195-unit apartment building at 105A S. Huntington Ave. is attempting to move all the affordable units off-site, according to the Boston Redevelopment Authority and...

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Good riddance, Boston 2024; Welcome, Boston 2030

August 14, 2015
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Boston made history in establishing a new model of fighting off the crony-capitalist scam that is the Olympics. Next, Boston can make another kind of history by establishing a...

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Guest Op-Ed: Striving to Create an Inclusive City for All

August 14, 2015
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By Mayor Martin Walsh In July, we celebrated the 25th anniversary of the Americans with Disabilities Act (ADA). ADA is a landmark piece of civil rights legislation. It bans...

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Hill Happenings

August 14, 2015
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By Maurice “Mossy” Martin Mission Hill mourned the loss of Billy Earley, who passed away on Aug. 1. Billy, a happy-go-lucky guy, was my friend, going back to our days...

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What’s Happening on Main Streets

August 14, 2015
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By Richard Rouse Like the returning swallows to Mission San Juan Capistrano or those migrating emperor penguins to their Antarctic breeding grounds, the anticipated academic arrival that occurs every...

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NU added to Olympic venue list

July 10, 2015
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Northeastern University has been added to the list of venues for the proposed Boston 2024 Summer Olympics in the second draft of the bid. Olympic weightlifting would be staged...

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Business of the Year

July 10, 2015
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Business of the Year

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Tobin Center and Fenway High in FY16 budget

July 10, 2015
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A $50,000 study on improving the Tobin Community Center’s outdoor space is among the items in the City’s new Fiscal Year 2016 capital budget, according to the Mayor’s Office....

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Mayor appoints new neighborhood liaison

July 10, 2015
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Mayor appoints new neighborhood liaison

Mayor Martin Walsh last month appointed Jacob Wessel as the new Office of Neighborhood Services (ONS) liaison for Mission Hill, according to a press release. ONS liaisons help strengthen...

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Alcalde nombra al nuevo intermediario del vecindario

July 10, 2015
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Alcalde nombra al nuevo intermediario del vecindario

Según un comunicado de prensa, el mes pasado el Alcalde Martin Walsh le nombró a Jacob Wessel el nuevo intermediario de la Oficina de Servicios del Vecindario (ONS-Office of...

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Killer sentenced to life for mistaken-ID murder

July 10, 2015
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A killer will spend life in prison without parole after his recent conviction in an infamous 2010 Mission Hill murder whose victim, prosecutors say, was likely targeted in a...

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Fisher Ave. project could go to BRA board this month

July 10, 2015
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The proposed development at 40 Fisher Ave. could be presented to the Boston Redevelopment Authority’s (BRA) board at its next meeting, which is July 16, according to BRA spokesperson...

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