Monthly Archives: August 2011

SCHOOL’S OUT

August 19, 2011
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SCHOOL’S OUT

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Participación

August 19, 2011
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Citas BPL. Hay un comversatorio para discutr el futuro de Boston Public Library. Será el proóximo jueves 25, 6-7pm, en la sucursal Parker Hill, 1497 Tremont St. Info: www.bpl.org/compass. Conciertos. El programa Summer Concerts in the Courtyard del Museum of Fine Arts. Tiene un ciclo interesante los miércoles con música y cantantes folklóricos. 465...

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TOP SHOTS

August 19, 2011
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TOP SHOTS

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Partners to affiliate with low-cost insurer

August 19, 2011
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Partners HealthCare System, a network of hospitals that includes Brigham and Women’s Hospital in the Longwood Medical Area (LMA), earlier this month signed a letter of intent to “affiliate” with low-cost insurer Neighborhood Health Plan (NHP). The affiliation would mean NHP, a Boston-based nonprofit health insurance company that provides insurance for people on Medicaid...

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Flaherty eager for another term

August 19, 2011
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Flaherty eager for another term

Two years after challenging Mayor Thomas Menino in one of the closest races the mayor has ever faced, former At-Large City Councilor Michael Flaherty wants his old job back. “It was never an option for me to take my ball and go home. I am not interested in sitting in the bleachers,” Flaherty said...

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Wheel Deal

August 19, 2011
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Wheel Deal

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What’s Up

August 19, 2011
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The final, last-minute deadline for What’s Up listings is noon, Sept. 13 for the Sept. 16 issue. Email listings to news@missionhillgazette.com. Note: 617 should be dialed before numbers below, unless another area code is given. Meetings          BPL Compass, discuss strategic planning for the future of the Boston Public Library, Thurs., Aug. 25, 6-7pm,...

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ArtMobile brings art to the people

August 19, 2011
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Where does the rubber hit the road for the Massachusetts College of Art and Design’s community outreach efforts? Starting this summer, the answer is a Ford van, repurposed by the school’s Center for Art and Community Partnerships as the SPARC ArtMobile. The van has been out and about in the neighborhood all summer, MassArt...

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Editorial: Not just along for the ride

August 19, 2011
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Hubway, the new bicycle rental system, appears to be a success. It would be even more successful with the public input it deserves. Hubway, a joint city-corporate program, is one of Mayor Menino’s many real-deal bicycle infrastructure improvements. It is not cosmetic and it is not fluff. It is an ambitious achievement. The mayor...

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Editorial: Supporting Main Streets

August 19, 2011
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The funding losses at Mission Hill Main Streets (MHMS) that resulted in the layoff of staffer Barry Twomey and delayed a deserved pay raise for Executive Director Richard Rouse are discouraging. Perhaps, like many of the businesses MHMS assists, the organization can figure out a way to do more with less in tough times....

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