Monthly Archives: November 2011

Eye and Ear building breaks ground

November 11, 2011
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Eye and Ear building breaks ground

Construction began on Massachusetts Eye and Ear Infirmary’s (Mass. Eye and Ear) new facility on Huntington Avenue on Oct. 27. The groundbreaking was attended by Mayor Thomas Menino. Mass. Eye and Ear will be the tenant of the building and will operate out-patient clinics and surgeries, office space and a small café and retail...

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Participación, Nov. 11-Dec. 8

November 11, 2011
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Educa Economía, Teach In on the Economy, es el nombre del seminario que se dictará en  Northeastern University’s School of Public Policy and Urban Affairs. Este domingo 13, 9am-4pm, Northeastern University Blackman Auditorium, 342 Huntington Ave. Se anuncian especialistas como  Barry Bluestone, Chuck Collins, Michael Dukakis, Bob Kuttner y otros. Astronomía. MIT ofrece la oportunidad...

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Golf for a cure

November 11, 2011
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Golf for a cure

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Student brokers find off-campus homes for peers

November 11, 2011
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College students—including some at Northeastern University—will act as real estate brokers for their fellow students, finding them off-campus apartments, in a new program from a Back Bay firm. The Student Housing Ambassador Program (SHAG) is the invention of New Wave Boston Real Estate. It trains students to become independent, licensed real estate brokers. “Instead...

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Mass Mental new buildings open first

November 11, 2011
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Eight years, almost to the day, after the Massachusetts Mental Health Center closed the doors at its Fenwood Road site, the center opened two new buildings near the site Nov. 7. Construction of the two new buildings—at 20 Vining St and 75 Fenwood Road—was funded by Brigham and Women’s Hospital (BWH) as part of...

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What’s Up, Nov. 11-Dec. 8

November 11, 2011
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The final, last-minute deadline for What’s Up listings is noon, Dec. 6 for the Dec. 9 issue. Email listings to news@missionhillgazette.com. Note: 617 should be dialed before numbers below, unless another area code is given. Meetings          Boston City Council Public Meeting, on the creation of a new Fenway Cultural District. Breakfast provided, Mon.,...

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Editorial: Schools moving too fast

November 11, 2011
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If only Boston Public Schools buses moved as quickly as BPS’s school-swapping plan. In a typical City of Boston process, Mission Hill is poised to lose two namesake schools in a surprise move with a rushed deadline that just happens to coincide with potentially skeptical city councilors distracted by Election Day. It is unacceptable...

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Editorial: City Council, heal thyself

November 11, 2011
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A great way to get more public input is for the freshly elected Boston City Council to give itself some power. During the last City Council election two years ago, empowerment was all the rage. There was talk of a charter commission to review the current few-checks-and-no-balances form of city government. Virtually every candidate...

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Editorial: Giving thanks

November 11, 2011
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Thanks will be in the air this month, as today is Veterans Day, and Thanksgiving less than two weeks away. It is a good time to pause and reflect at the veterans memorials in Brigham Circle and on Northeastern University’s campus rather than just walking by. As veterans come home from Iraq, Afghanistan and...

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Hill Happenings

November 11, 2011
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Hill Happenings

More than 200 folks welcomed home local solider Lt. Col. George Rollins last month at the McKeon Post in Dorchester, commemorating his return from a 10-month tour in Afghanistan. George, a Mission High man and a West Point graduate, spoke passionately about being thrilled to be home and about the death of his comrades...

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