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45 Worthington St. continues to stir concerns

June 12, 2015
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Mission Hill residents are saying that they and neighbors are not happy after a recent meeting with a representative from the developer of the proposed development at 45 Worthington St., which is set to file a new plan this month. Meanwhile, the Boston Redevelopment Authority (BRA) said that it has “limited regulatory control” over...

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Future Leaders

June 12, 2015
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Future Leaders

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Parcel 25 project receives City funds

June 12, 2015
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The Mission Hill Neighborhood Housing Services’ (MHNHS) transit-oriented project at Parcel 25 is one of several projects across Boston that will receive money from $38.7 million in affordable-housing funding that the City is dispersing, according to a press release. “It is imperative that we...

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Hundreds turn out for City’s first arts master plan meeting

June 12, 2015
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An overflow crowd of more than 300 packed the debut meeting of the City’s new arts and culture master plan on June 2 at English High School in Jamaica...

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Ciudad presenta proceso de plan maestro

June 12, 2015
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La Ciudad reveló el mes pasado un nuevo proceso de planificación en toda la ciudad llamado “Imagine Boston 2030”. Imagine Boston se espera llevar dos años y es el...

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Experts: Olympics limit freedoms, boost debt

June 12, 2015
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The fattening of the security state, public debt and displacement were several harmful effects of mega-events like the Olympics that were discussed during a NoBoston2024 event on June 2....

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NU sports director joins Boston 2024

June 12, 2015
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Peter Roby, director of athletics and recreation at Northeastern University (NU), has joined Boston 2024, according to a press release. Boston 2024 is the private nonprofit attempting to bring...

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New NU dorm coming soon

June 12, 2015
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Northeastern University (NU) is in the beginning stages of its next dormitory project, part of its recently-approved Institutional Master Plan (IMP). NU is also nearing the opening of a...

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Art Park lawsuit moves to trial soon

June 12, 2015
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Art Park lawsuit moves to trial soon

The lawsuit over the proposed Art Park development is moving closer to trial, according to developer Sebastian Mariscal. Mariscal said in an email blast that the development team is...

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Goddard House to turn into residential units

June 12, 2015
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Goddard House to turn into residential units

The former Goddard House nursing home at 201 S. Huntington Ave. will be redeveloped into a 169-unit residential development. The Goddard House controversially ceased operations on Sept. 8, 2012...

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NU plans $26m renovation of Carter Playground

June 12, 2015
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NU plans $26m renovation of Carter Playground

Northeastern University (NU) has plans for a $26 million renovation of the City’s Carter Playground. Carter Playground is the plot of land formed by Columbus Avenue, Camden Street and...

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City launches master plan process

June 12, 2015
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The City announced last month a new citywide planning process called “Imagine Boston 2030.” Expected to take two years, Imagine Boston is the City’s first comprehensive planning process in...

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Obituary: Louise Scarpelli, former Mission Hill resident

June 12, 2015
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Obituary: Louise Scarpelli, former Mission Hill resident

Louise Scarpelli, 79, of Clifton, a retired dye processor, died May 19, 2015 at home. She was born in Concord and grew up in Stapleton. In 1959, she moved...

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Obituary: Martin D. McEachen, Mission Hill resident

June 12, 2015
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Obituary: Martin D. McEachen, Mission Hill resident

Martin D. McEachen, age 51, of Boston’s Mission Hill, died Tuesday, May 26, 2015. Marty was born in Boston, raised and educated in Boston schools and was a graduate...

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City to hold meeting on Heath St. housing project

June 12, 2015
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The City will hold a design update meeting about the mixed-use project proposed for the vacant land in Heath Square on June 23. The local Back of the Hill...

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MH First Responders: Program brings teens and cops together

June 12, 2015
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MH First Responders: Program brings teens and cops together

A long-running program to bring teens and police officers together—including in Roxbury—aims to expand its offerings, according to a recent announcement at Boston Police headquarters. Since 1992, Roxbury-based Center...

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MH First Responders: Decoding the Boston Police badge

June 12, 2015
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MH First Responders: Decoding the Boston Police badge

A galloping horse and a Bible quote are among the decorations on the Boston Police badge carried by every officer. While most people probably avoid situations where they would...

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MH First Responders: Boston EMS faces increase in heroin calls

June 12, 2015
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Heroin addiction has increasingly become an issue for Boston, as illustrated by a report on substance abuse released last month at the Dimock Community Health Center that found Boston...

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MH First Responders: Canteen Crew feeds firefighters during blazes

June 12, 2015
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While Boston Fire Department (BFD) firefighters are out battling the flames, the all-volunteer Canteen Crew are right behind them, making sure they stay hydrated and fed. The Boston Sparks...

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Hill Agenda, June 12, 2015

June 12, 2015
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The deadline for Hill Agenda listings is noon, July 8 for the June 10 issue. Email listings to reporter@jamaicaplaingazette.com. Note: 617 should be dialed before numbers below, unless another...

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Cheers to Main Streets

June 12, 2015
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Cheers to Main Streets

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Participacion, June 12, 2015

June 12, 2015
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El plazo para la sección de Participación es al mediodía el 8 de julio para la edición del 10 de julio. Escriba a: news@missionhillgazette.com. Note que los números telefónicos...

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Hill Happenings

June 12, 2015
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Hill Happenings

A memorial mass was held last month for beloved James Killilea. James, a Mission High graduate, was a well read and brilliant man. James was a retiree from the...

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Editorial: A cultural master plan

June 12, 2015
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The “Boston Creates” arts and cultural “blueprint” sounds like another good big-picture approach from Mayor Walsh’s new-ish administration. This is a crucial conversation in our area, home to the...

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