Monthly Archives: February 2012

Ross will not run for Congress

February 10, 2012
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City Councilor Mike Ross has decided not to run for a U.S. Congress seat after openly considering the idea for weeks. “It wasn’t the right time for me, unfortunately,” Ross told the Gazette. Ross, a Mission Hill resident, said in a press release that he intends to support some other, yet to be named...

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Breakthrough!: Recent research from the LMA

February 10, 2012
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Grief Boosts Heart Attack Risk Most people know love sometimes hurts, but a new study shines light on how much truth there is in that statement. Researchers at the Beth Israel Deaconess Medical Center have found that within 24 hours after losing a loved one, a person is 21 times more likely to suffer...

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RTH head steps down

February 10, 2012
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Girma Belay has “stepped down” from his position as executive director of Roxbury Tenants of Harvard (RTH), the organization that operates the Mission Park housing development, according to a brief statement issued by the RTH board. Belay, who had been on the job since 2005, could not be reached for comment. “RTH thanks Mr....

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BWH to build tower on Emmanuel campus

February 10, 2012
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LMA—Brigham and Women’s Hospital (BWH) is working with Emmanuel College to build and lease a 150-foot tower as part of Emmanuel’s “endowment campus.” The proposed tower would create 360,000 square feet for medical research and support space on Avenue Louis Pasteur. It would also move the 355 parking spaces currently on the site underground...

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Dazzling Debut

February 10, 2012
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Dazzling Debut

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LMA ‘grand rounds’ offer old-school doc talks

February 10, 2012
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LMA—Before the Internet and smartphones, doctors and nurses who cared for the same patient would have to sit down and talk to each other. The health care team would walk around hospital wards and visit patients, running through each one’s history. This was a daily routine, called “the rounds.” The institutions in the Longwood...

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Occupy Roxbury group planned, draws fire

February 10, 2012
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An attempt to form an Occupy Roxbury political organization is drawing fire from the existing group Occupy the Hood. Abe Spritzler, a 25-year-old lifelong Jamaica Plain resident, said he got the idea for Occupy Roxbury from his work with Occupy Boston and Occupy JP. A debut meeting Jan. 15 in Dudley Square was attended...

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Day of Service

February 10, 2012
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Day of Service

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NU dorm work could start soon

February 10, 2012
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Work on the new Northeastern University (NU) dorm on Huntington Avenue might start before the month is out. NU has been working on the project’s financing for weeks, and “we should know something pretty good in the next few weeks,” said John Tobin, NU’s vice president of city and community affairs. The GrandMarc at...

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Participación, Feb. 10-March 8

February 10, 2012
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La entrega para la sección de Participación es mediodía 6 de marzo para la edición 9 de marzo. Escribir news@missionhillgazette.com. Reuniones Brigham Green proyecto de estacionamiento casa abierta al público, martes 21 febrero, 6:30pm, One Brigham Circle, sala de conferencia del cuarto piso. Info: 730-3675. Comité de crimen de Mission Hill, una oportunidad a...

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