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Suspect sought in street attack on woman

September 5, 2014
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An image of the suspect in the Sept. 4 attack on a woman on Huntington Avenue. (Photo Courtesy Boston Police Department)

A woman was attacked early yesterday morning around 578 Huntington Ave. by a man who choked her and dragged her down an alley before a security guard scared him away, according to the Boston Police Department. According to BPD, the woman was attacked around 4:21 a.m. while walking home from work. The attacker approached her...

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State primary election slated for Sept. 9

September 5, 2014
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Mission Hill voters will head to the polls on Sept. 9 for the state’s primary election. They will help decide who will garner the Democratic and Republican nominations for several races, including for the Governor’s Office. Local state elected officials face little or no...

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Bike Winner

September 5, 2014
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Bike Winner

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MassArt president resigns; interim named

September 5, 2014
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Former MassArt President Dawn Barrett. (Gazette File Photo)

Massachusetts College of Art and Design (MassArt) President Dawn Barrett resigned her position last month for personal reasons. Executive Vice President Kurt Steinberg is serving as acting president. Barrett...

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‘Big Read’ anual presenta novela sobre la inmigración

September 5, 2014
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El anual “Big Read” de Mission Hill — un programa a escala comunitaria de lectura y diálogos de libros – empezará con una celebración en Brigham Circle el 18...

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‘Big Read’ of immigration novel on the way

September 5, 2014
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Mission Hill’s annual “Big Read”—a community-wide book-reading and discussion program—will kick off with a Sept. 18 celebration in Brigham Circle. Big Read is a program of the National Endowment...

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Breakthrough! Recent research from the LMA

September 5, 2014
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  Anger boosts heart attack risk New research from Beth Israel Deaconess Medical Center (BIDMC) shows a compelling reason to think about getting anger in check: a nearly fivefold...

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McLaughlin Playground meeting scheduled

September 5, 2014
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The third community meeting for the renovation of McLaughlin Playground between Parker Hill and Fisher avenues on top of Parker Hill is scheduled for Tues., Sept. 23 at New...

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Mission Fitness gym to expand

September 5, 2014
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Mission Fitness gym to expand

After 20 years giving Mission Hill residents a place to get in shape, Mission Fitness is expanding. The gym, located in the CityView at Longwood Apartments tower at 75...

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ZBA to speed up small projects

September 5, 2014
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Mayor Martin Walsh recently announced the creation of streamlined Zoning Board of Appeals (ZBA) process for small businesses and smaller residential applications. A subcommittee of the ZBA will meet...

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Obituary: Ángel Amy Moreno, educator and artist

September 5, 2014
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Obituary: Ángel Amy Moreno, educator and artist

An important figure in Boston Latino and Hispanic culture and education, Dr. Ángel Amy Moreno, 69, died on Aug. 20 of cancer at his home in Jamaica Plain. He...

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Obituario: Ángel Amy Moreno, educador y artista

September 5, 2014
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Obituario: Ángel Amy Moreno, educador y artista

Un importante figura en la cultura hispana y la educación de Boston, Dr. Ángel Amy Moreno, murió de cáncer a los 69 años el 20 de agosto en su...

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BRA tightens PDA guidelines

September 5, 2014
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The Boston Redevelopment Authority (BRA) last month tightened its rules for granting Planned Development Areas—zoning relief for large-scale commercial projects—which has been controversial in the Longwood Medical Area. A...

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Back to School Jam

September 5, 2014
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Back to School Jam

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Student Welcome Guide: A student’s guide to Mission Hill

September 5, 2014
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The following is some basic information for students moving into Mission Hill. General Boston Boston does not have a non-emergency police number. Call 911 for emergency and non-emergency police,...

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Student Welcome Guide: A Guide to Mission Hill Place Names

September 5, 2014
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Welcome to the neighborhood! You just moved to Mission Hill—but did you know you’re actually on Parker Hill? You’ve probably already noticed the spires of Mission Church—which technically isn’t...

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Student Welcome Guide: Mission History

September 5, 2014
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Student Welcome Guide: Mission History

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Pony Ride

September 5, 2014
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Pony Ride

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Hill Agenda, Sept. 5, 2014

September 5, 2014
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The deadline for Hill Agenda listings is noon, Sept. 30 for the Oct. 3 issue. Email listings to reporter@jamaicaplaingazette.com. Note: 617 should be dialed before numbers below, unless another...

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Participación, Sept. 5, 2014

September 5, 2014
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El plazo para la sección de Participación es al mediodía el 30 de septiembre para la edición del 3 de octubre. Escriba a: news@missionhillgazette.com. Note que los números telefónicos...

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Editorial: Welcome, students

September 5, 2014
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We welcome the hundreds of new residents, most of them students, who arrived in Mission Hill over the past week. For those who have lived or worked here for...

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Editorial: Vote Sept. 9

September 5, 2014
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The Sept. 9 primary election offers little excitement in the locally significant races for state senator and representative. But it is an important chance to winnow the field of...

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Editorial: Remembering Dr. Amy Moreno

September 5, 2014
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Dr. Ángel Amy Moreno, who taught at Roxbury Community College for three decades, is being mourned. Amy Moreno was among the many people who transplanted from Puerto Rico to...

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Hill Happenings

September 5, 2014
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Good luck to Jessica Casey, president of the Community Alliance of Mission Hill, who will be moving to Plymouth. The beloved Jessica was given a heartfelt farewell party at...

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