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Voters head to the polls Sept. 8 for state primary

September 2, 2016
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Mission Hill voters will head to the polls Sept. 8 for the state primary election, which will feature several local contested races. Democratic state Sen. Sonia Chang-Diaz (2nd Suffolk District) is battling Roy Owens, a regular candidate for elected office, to remain in her seat. The winner will not face a challenger in the...

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Mission Hill B & E suspect found with stolen goods, loaded shotgun

September 2, 2016
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A Mission Hill breaking-and-entering suspect was later found with the stolen goods and a loaded shotgun, according to local authorities. Andre Hopkins, 47, is on $20,000 bail after being charged with breaking and entering and several other counts at West Roxbury Municipal Court on...

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BPL’S READ YOUR WAY TO FENWAY

September 2, 2016
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BPL’S READ YOUR WAY TO FENWAY

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Developers plan 40-unit dev. on Tremont Street

September 2, 2016
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Leland and Suzanne DiMeco, a Mission Hill-based husband and wife development team, are planning to replace the vacant Roxbury Council Knights of Columbus building with a 40-unit, mixed-use project...

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Votantes asistirán a las elecciones primarias el 8 de septiembre

September 2, 2016
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Votantes inscritos asistirán a las elecciones el 8 de septiembre para las elecciones primarias estatales, que incluirán varias carreras locales disputadas. La Senadora del Estado demócrata Sonia Chang-Díaz (del...

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MFA displays BPS students’ art

September 2, 2016
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Visitors to the Museum of Fine Arts (MFA) can now view the work of Boston Public Schools students at a new exhibition of local youth artists called “HOMiE: In...

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Boston Creates spawns artist funding

September 2, 2016
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Artists in Boston can now apply for grants to help them share their work with the public, continue their professional development, or teach others through a new program, “The...

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Participacion, Sept. 2, 2016

September 2, 2016
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El plazo para la sección de Participación es al mediodía el 4 de octubre para la edición del 7 de octubre. Escriba a: news@missionhillgazette.com. Note que los números telefónicos...

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

September 2, 2016
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The following is some basic information for students moving into the Mission Hill area. General Boston Get renter’s insurance. It might seem like an unnecessary expense until you have...

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Student Welcome Guide: Mission Hill Place Names

September 2, 2016
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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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Hill Agenda, Sept. 2, 2016

September 2, 2016
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The deadline for Hill Agenda listings is noon, Oct. 4 for the Oct. 7 issue. Email listings to reporter@jamaicaplaingazette.com. Note: 617 should be dialed before numbers below, unless another...

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Hill Happenings

September 2, 2016
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There have been several famous Mission Hill gangs, going back to the “Mohawks” in the early 1940s. Dave O’Connor, James “Specsy” Cummings, and John H. Clifford were among the...

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Op-Ed: National Night Out

September 2, 2016
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By Mayor Martin Walsh Recently, I visited neighborhoods across Boston, from Hyde Park to Brighton, from Mattapan to East Boston, for “National Night Out” with members of the Boston...

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Op-Ed: Harnessing the creativity of Boston’s artists to build a better city

September 2, 2016
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By Mayor Martin Walsh I was excited to join the Mayor’s Mural Crew recently, as they celebrated their 25th anniversary of beautifying our city. I picked up a paintbrush,...

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What’s Happening on Main Streets

September 2, 2016
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Like salmon and herring heading upstream and the gazelles and wildebeests trekking the Serengeti, the Mission Hill neighborhood undergoes an annual migration each Sept. 1 when the students return...

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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...

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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...

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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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