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Open space, housing dev. possible for vacant lots

August 5, 2016
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By Sara Selevitch Special to the Gazette Roughly 30 residents attended a recent Department of Neighborhood Development (DND) meeting to discuss 10 vacant City-owned lots on Mission Hill, offering suggestions ranging from open space to housing development for future uses of those properties. DND officials David West and John Feuerbach facilitated the July 21...

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Judge issues split ruling on motion to dismiss Prouty Garden lawsuit

August 5, 2016
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A judge has issued a split-decision ruling over a motion to dismiss the lawsuit that is attempting to stop Boston Children’s Hospital (BCH) construction plans for a new facility that will lead to the demolition of the Prouty Garden. The lawsuit is filed by...

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Rep. Sanchez Honored

August 5, 2016
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Rep. Sanchez Honored

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Comunidad debate opciones para lotes vacíos

August 5, 2016
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De Sara Selevitch Miembro del Personal de la Gaceta Alrededor de 30 residentes asistieron a una reunión reciente del departamento de desarrollo de vecindarios (DND) para hablar sobre 10...

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Q. and A. with Fenway High School principal

August 5, 2016
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Geoff Walker recently became the new principal of the Fenway High School, which moved to Mission Hill last year. The Gazette recently conducted a question-and-answer session with him through...

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Boston strives towards goal to end homelessness

August 5, 2016
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Mayor Martin Walsh announced that the City is “well on its way” to meeting its goal to end chronic and veteran homelessness by 2018, according to a press release....

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ZBA gives the green light to 1470 Tremont St. project

August 5, 2016
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The City’s Zoning Board of Appeals (ZBA) on July 12 approved the proposed $8.5 million mixed-use development at 1470 Tremont St., according to Inspectional Services Department (ISD) spokesperson Lisa...

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Residents have early-voting option

August 5, 2016
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Boston’s Board of Election Commissioners has established “one-day early” voting sites for the upcoming November election, including the Tobin Community Center and the Back of the Hill Apartments, according...

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Main Streets businesses and volunteers honored

August 5, 2016
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A Mission Hill volunteer and business was chosen as business and volunteer of the year at the 20th annual Boston Main Streets awards ceremony recently, according to a press...

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BRA board approves proposed NU dorm

August 5, 2016
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The Boston Redevelopment Authority board approved during its July 14 monthly meeting Northeastern University’s (NU) dorm proposal for 10 Burke St. The proposed project at 10 Burke St. will...

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Participacion, Aug. 5, 2016

August 5, 2016
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El plazo para la sección de Participación es al mediodía el 30 de agosto para la edición del 2 de septiembre. Escriba a: news@missionhillgazette.com. Note que los números telefónicos...

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Massachusetts license to get makeover

August 5, 2016
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Gov. Charlie Baker has signed legislation that will bring Massachusetts up to current standards for federal identification as mandated by the federal REAL ID Act, according to a press...

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Hill Agenda, Aug. 5, 2016

August 5, 2016
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The deadline for Hill Agenda listings is noon, Aug. 30 for the Sept. 2 issue. Email listings to reporter@jamaicaplaingazette.com. Note: 617 should be dialed before numbers below, unless another...

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Hill Happenings

August 5, 2016
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Happy 90th birthday (July 31) to grand John Clifford, a World War ll veteran who has the distinction of being the longest continuous Mission Hill resident, having moved to...

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Op-Ed: Congrats to our City of Boston Scholars

August 5, 2016
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Last month, I was excited to announce this year’s City of Boston Scholars with my Education Cabinet and the City’s Scholarship Committee. We recognized 35 students from our high...

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What’s Happening on Main Streets

August 5, 2016
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Main Streets Awards night continued… Our Golden Broom Award recognizes the “Cleanest business in the neighborhood.” Competition is always fierce for bragging rights that accompany this unique annual bauble....

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Family legacy at BWH

July 1, 2016
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Family legacy at BWH

With eight members of her family serving almost 200 years at the hospital, Sandy (Holmes) Vance’s family has developed quite a legacy at Brigham and Women’s Hospital (BWH). Including...

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Legado familiar en BWH

July 1, 2016
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Ocho miembros de la familia de Sandy Vance ha dedicado colectivamente casi 200 años a Brigham and Women’s Hospital (BWH), un legado impresionante. Ocho miembros de la familia de...

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Under Construction

July 1, 2016
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Under Construction

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McLaughlin Park renovation to be done soon

July 1, 2016
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The McLaughlin Park renovation is close to “substantially complete,” according to Boston Parks and Recreation Department project manager Allison Perlman. She said that “turf establishment” is mostly what is...

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Boston parks receive high scores on the Trust for Public Land’s latest report

July 1, 2016
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By John Lynds Special to the Gazette It’s parks like McLaughlin Park, Kevin W. Fitzgerald Park, and all the other city parks that dot Mission Hill area that help...

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1470 Tremont St. project heads to the ZBA

July 1, 2016
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The proposed $8.5 million mixed-use development at 1470 Tremont St. is going before the City’s Zoning Board of Appeals (ZBA) on July 12, according to Inspectional Services Department (ISD)...

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‘NeighborHUB’ to provide City services to residents

July 1, 2016
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The City of Boston’s first “NeighborHUB” opened in June at the Tobin Community Center on Mission Hill, according to a press release. The NeighborHUB program is designed to offer...

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BPS, Walsh honor 2016 valedictorians, including two with Hill ties

July 1, 2016
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Boston Public Schools (BPS) held its annual valedictorian luncheon at the Boston Harbor Hotel last month to honor valedictorians across the city, including two with Mission Hill ties, according...

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