Monthly Archives: September 2011

Lawsuits filed against NEU dorm

September 16, 2011
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Two lawsuits have been filed in Suffolk County Superior Court, which aim to halt the Northeastern dorm project. They were heard by Judge Carol Ball on Aug. 30. “We’re seeking dismissal,” said John Tobin, Northeastern University’s (NEU) vice president of city and community affairs. Tobin did not say who filed the suits and a...

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Welcome to the Hill

September 16, 2011
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Welcome to the Hill

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Streetcars may get cameras

September 16, 2011
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Car drivers illegally whizzing past can make stepping off the E Line train directly onto S. Huntington Avenue a treacherous experience, residents at Back of the Hill Apartments say. At an Aug. 25 meeting at the 100 S. Huntington Ave. apartment building—a residence for low-income seniors and people with disabilities—City Councilor Mike Ross said...

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Para no olvidar

September 16, 2011
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Reflexión de pasado, el presente y futuro Mission Hill también recordó el décimo aniversario de los infaustos sucesos que se conocen como 9/11. Y como no podía ser menos, la rememoración fue organizada por la Universidad Northeastern que centralizó la actividad con un programa que auspiciaron las oficinas del presidente y de asuntos de los...

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District 7 preliminary is Sept. 27

September 16, 2011
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  The only preliminary City Council election in Mission Hill this year will take place in District 7 on Sept. 27, where incumbent Tito Jackson is facing three challengers—Althea Garrison, Roy Owens and Sheneal Parker. District 7 covers parts of Mission Hill along the Southwest Corridor and also includes parts of Jamaica Plain, Dorchester,...

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A student’s guide to Mission Hill

September 16, 2011
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The following is some basic information for students who recently moved into Mission Hill. General Boston info Boston does not have a non-emergency police number. Call 911 for emergency and non-emergency police, fire and rescue. Get renter’s insurance. It might seem like an unnecessary expense until you have a break-in, or your upstairs neighbor’s...

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Welcome to…Parker Hill?

September 16, 2011
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A guide to Mission Hill place names 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 called that, either. And why’s the post office called Roxbury Crossing? Understanding the lingo of Mission Hill can...

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Scholarship created for Hill students

September 16, 2011
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Harmony on the Hill—a group formed last year to commemorate the 20th anniversary of the murder of Carole Stuart—is this year offering a scholarship fund for Mission Hill residents. The fund will provide up to $500 for Hill residents seeking “any type of post-high school education or training,” Harmony on the Hill founder Ron...

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BPL guiding principles up for Board approval

September 16, 2011
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The Boston Public Library (BPL) wrapped up its nearly-two-year process to create guiding principles for its future, known as the BPL Compass, with a last round of discussions, one of which took place at the Parker Hill Branch Library at 1497 Tremont St. on Aug. 30. The Compass plan includes more local outreach and...

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Participación

September 16, 2011
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Citas Concejo. Redistricting Hearing, mejor dich, audiencia para ver la nueva distribución de concejales en el distrito, habrá el martes 18 de Oct de 6-8pm, en Reggie Lewis Center, 1350 Tremont St.Lo convoca el concejal Bill Linehan y se puede pedir más información: 635-3203. CAMH. Community Alliance of Mission Hill tiene como lugar de...

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