Monthly Archives: April 2012

Editorial: Zoning Out in the LMA

April 6, 2012
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The Boston Redevelopment Authority’s (BRA) extraordinary ability to essentially rezone entire sections of the city is drawing increasing scrutiny—including lawsuits—and creating bizarre situations in the LMA. Article 80, the bit of zoning code that empowers the BRA, says its own purpose is “to provide clear, predictable, and unified requirements for the review of development...

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Hill Happenings

April 6, 2012
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Hill Happenings

Congrats to Joannie Kern, a 1959 Mission High School graduate, who was a Gala Honoree at the Mission Possible banquet last month, which celebrates the legacy of the Xaverian Brothers High School in Westwood. Joannie, a lifelong Mission Hill resident, has helped raise thousands of dollars, enhancing the Xaverian High School scholarship fund. Xaverian...

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What’s Happening on Main Streets

April 6, 2012
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What’s Happening on Main Streets

By Richard Rouse Nature celebrates its rebirth with the arrival of spring and the flora is dressing up the district with budding trees and blossoms all over. So it is with local acquaintances attending neighborhood celebrations, such as the Community Alliance of Mission Hill event at The Crossing on the Ides of March on...

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More apartments coming to S. Huntington

April 5, 2012
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S. HUNTINGTON—A large apartment complex with 195 units is being planned for a parcel next to the North American Indian Center of Boston on S. Huntington Avenue, according to a Letter of Intent filed with the Boston Redevelopment Authority last week by Cedar Valley Development. Cedar Valley purchased the 1.1-acre parcel at 105A S....

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