Monthly Archives: July 2011

Joslin Center project to break ground soon

July 15, 2011
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By Rebeca Oliveira Gazette Staff LONGWOOD MEDICAL AREA— The Longwood Center tower, formerly known as the Joslin Diabetes Center project, is expected to re-start construction by the end of the year after an eight-year series of delays, the Gazette has learned. The construction of a nine-story, 425,000-square-foot medical research tower at the intersection of...

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Major Route 66 bus changes coming

July 15, 2011
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By David Taber Gazette Staff   Major changes are in the works for the Tremont Street and Huntington Avenue sections of the MBTA’s Route 66 bus line as part of a $10 million federally funded plan to improve 15 of the transit system’s most-used bus lines. Route 66 runs through Mission Hill on Tremont...

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Participación

July 15, 2011
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  Citas Conciertos. El programa Summer Concerts in the Courtyard del Museum of Fine Arts. Tiene un ciclo interesante los miércoles con músicay cantantes folklóricos. 465 Huntington Ave. Info: www.mfa.org. Artistas. Roxbury Open Studios, tiene abierta la oportunidad de participar en sus próximos eventos para artistas de  Mission Hill. Plazo vence July 30. Info:...

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Muddy River rehab to roll this year

July 15, 2011
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By David Taber Gazette Staff After years of delays, an Army Corps of Engineers-led project aimed at rehabilitating the Muddy River is scheduled to go out to bid this fall, city and federal officials told the Gazette this week. The project involves a significant redesign of the Sears Rotary to “daylight”—or uncover—a section of...

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‘Endowment campus’ model setting trend in LMA

July 15, 2011
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By Rebeca Oliveira Gazette Staff   It’s the new trend in Longwood Medical Area (LMA) institutional expansion: building one tower to pay for another. “Endowment campus” is the term used by academic institutions for leasing a parcel of land to another institution—usually medical research. That other institution then builds and operates a facility and...

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What’s Up

July 15, 2011
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The final, last-minute deadline for What’s Up listings is noon, Aug. 16 for the Aug. 19  issue. Email listings to news@missionhillgazette.com. Note: 617 should be dialed before numbers below, unless another area code is given. Meetings Community Alliance of Mission Hill, Weds., Aug. 17, 7pm, Harvard School of Public Health 677 Huntington Ave. Info:...

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Good Jobs

July 15, 2011
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Good Jobs

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Editorial: The BRA gets census data right

July 15, 2011
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Mission Hill finally exists. That is not news to anyone who has lived in this neighborhood since Mission Church went up in the 1870s. In its diversity, energy and determination for self-improvement, Mission Hill is as real as it gets. Yet, until this year, Mission Hill did not exist in U.S. Census data as...

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Hill Happenings

July 15, 2011
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Hill Happenings

By Maurice “Mossy” Martin Special to the Gazette Condolences to the family of Jimmy Casey, who passed away May 29 after a long illness. Jimmy, a loving family man, leaves his wife Kerry (Harris) and three children. He was a hard worker and a member of the pipefitter and refrigerator union Local 537. I...

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What’s Happening on Main Streets

What’s Happening on Main Streets

By Richard Rouse and Barry Twomey Special to the Gazette Mission Hill anti-litter contest Mission Hill Main Streets Executive Director Richard Rouse sponsored an anti-litter poster contest among K-8 students of Mission Hill. The winners are Amber Brown, a seventh-grader at the Mission Grammar School, and Angellize Rivera, a seventh-grader from the Maurice Tobin...

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