Monthly Archives: December 2011

Schools to keep local names after moves

December 9, 2011
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Despite plans to move the Mission Hill K-8 School out of Mission Hill and move Fenway High School to the Hill, those schools will likely retain their names, Boston Public Schools spokesperson Matt Wilder told the Gazette. He said that name changes for the schools will not be considered for the schools, unless their...

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Participación

December 9, 2011
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Su Material. Considere quesu material para ser publicado en esta sección debe llegar con tiempo: Mínimo el martes antes del viernes de la publicción de esta edición. Si usa internet, eníe sus documentos a: news@jamaicaplaingazette.com. Primera publicación del 2,012 será el 13 de enero. Fiestas Deseo. Ya llega el momento más especial del año...

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Breakthrough! Recent research from the LMA

December 9, 2011
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A vaccine 100X’s stronger  Vaccines for such diseases as meningitis could be 100 times stronger thanks to a discovery by Brigham and Women’s Hospital researchers. Many vaccines contain both proteins and carbohydrates, or sugars. It was long assumed that only the protein part made people immune when they were treated with the vaccine. But...

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Savoring the Moment

December 9, 2011
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Savoring the Moment

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Health careers school to move here

December 9, 2011
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The Edward M. Kennedy Academy for Health Careers (EKA), a unique Boston Public Schools charter high school—is scheduled to move into the former Farragut School building next year. The school’s 9th and 10th grade classes will move into the building at 10 Fenwood Rd. The school’s upper-grade classes will remain at its current location...

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Museum could become landmark

December 9, 2011
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  LMA—The Isabella Stewart Gardner Museum could become an official Boston landmark just in time for its grand reopening in January. That would be exactly four years after Mission Hill activists sought the landmark status to block the museum’s massive expansion. The art museum at 280 The Fenway is closed until Jan. 19, when...

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Senior housing project nets grant

December 9, 2011
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Construction still not scheduled A senior housing project planned for Roxbury Crossing has scored crucial funding but is still not slated for construction. A Mission Hill Neighborhood Housing Services (MHNHS) project for 40 units of low-income senior housing in Roxbury Crossing was awarded $6.2 million in grants from the federal Department of Housing and...

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Pipe bombs found in Mission Park

December 9, 2011
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A man was arrested Nov. 21 for allegedly setting off a pipe bomb and having another one ready to be lit in the Mission Park housing development. Alex Wan, 22, was arrested after a fire alarm went off at 11 New Whitney St. The Boston Police Bomb Squad found two silver pipe bombs, one...

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Great Debates

December 9, 2011
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Great Debates

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What’s Up, Dec. 9-Jan. 12

December 9, 2011
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The deadline for What’s Up listings is noon, Jan. 10 for the Jan.13  issue. Email listings to news@missionhillgazette.com. Meetings          Community Alliance of Mission Hill meets at least quarterly, Harvard School of Public Health, 677 Huntington Ave. Kresge Building, Room G-2. Info: RJohnson@camhonline.org.          Mission Hill Crime Committee, no December meeting. A chance to...

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