Monthly Archives: September 2011

Sábado chocan NEU y Fairfield

September 16, 2011
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Este sábado hay fútbol del bueno en Mission Hill. El que juega no es el Revoltion ni el equipo de la nación. Pero es el representante del balompié de la universidad local y el terreno donde se juega es el estadio Parson’s Field, el más centralizado de la ciudad, en plena avenida Huntington. Claro,...

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Senate candidates make local stops

September 16, 2011
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Two Democratic candidates vying to replace Republican U.S. Sen. Scott Brown spoke to the Gazette last month about strategies for boosting the economy, bringing jobs to the state and repairing crumbling public infrastructure. Newton Mayor Setti Warren was interviewed by the Gazette at the Mission Bar & Grill in Mission Hill Aug. 31, prior...

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Capuano skips Senate run

September 16, 2011
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U.S. Rep. Mike Capuano, who represents Mission Hill in Congress, announced Sept. 2 that he will not run for a U.S. Senate seat in 2012. Capuano, a Democrat, ran in 2010 for the seat eventually won by Republican Scott Brown. “There are several good candidates currently in the race and I am fully satisfied...

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What’s Up

September 16, 2011
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The final, last-minute deadline for What’s Up listings is noon, Oct. 11 for the Oct. 14 issue. Email listings to news@missionhillgazette.com. Note: 617 should be dialed before numbers below, unless another area code is given. Meetings                  800 Huntington Ave. Project, monthly meeting for neighbors to check...

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Roxbury Open Studios features Hill artists

September 16, 2011
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Roxbury Open Studios (ROS)—organized this year by nonprofit cultural organization Discover Roxbury—will feature some Mission Hill artists and provide residents free shuttle service into the heart of Roxbury’s art scene Oct. 1 and 2. Two local artists—watercolor painter Bill Comerford and mixed-media collage artist Kevin Porter—will host exhibitions out of their home studios on...

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BIDMC names new president

September 16, 2011
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LMA—Beth Israel Deaconess Medical Center (BIDMC) has named Kevin Tabb its new president and chief executive officer. Tabb will start the job on Oct. 17. “I am extremely honored to be selected to lead Beth Israel Deaconess Medical Center at such a critical time,” Tabb said in a press release. “I have been very...

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Breakthrough! Recent research from the LMA

September 16, 2011
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A deadly bacterium that killed two dozen people in Germany earlier this year was quickly analyzed genetically by international researches—including doctors at Harvard Medical School (HMS) and Brigham and Women’s Hospital (BWH). That allowed doctors to avoid using certain antibiotics that might be ineffective. DNA of the E. coli bacterium showed that it was...

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Editorial: Students and the Hill

September 16, 2011
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Mission Hill has a love-hate relationship with students. On the one hand, we welcome their business and their cultural contributions. On the other, we bemoan their noise and litter and try to herd them into dorms far away. Students, however, seem to love Mission Hill with no mixed feelings. After all, even the most...

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Editorial: Harmony on the Hill

September 16, 2011
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Harmony on the Hill deserves thanks for continuing to make some good come of the Charles Stuart atrocity. Its new scholarship fund is yet another great idea for increasing opportunity in—and possibly some giving-back to—Mission Hill. When Charles Stuart chose a place to kill his pregnant wife and blame a non-existent black man in...

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Letter: Thanks for great block party

September 16, 2011
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The good neighbors on the Back of the Hill deserve a public thanks for their contributions to the Lawn Street block party on Sept. 10, especially Barbara Dessesaure, Kay Gallagher, Ida Graves, Courtney Nichols, Ricardo Garcia, Toni Komst, the Yaya family and the Back of the Hill CDC. Next year will mark 25 years...

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