Monthly Archives: June 2012

Senior housing project nets City funds

June 1, 2012
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An affordable senior housing project planned for Roxbury Crossing has been awarded $279,000, but still needs other funds before construction can begin. The Boston Redevelopment Authority (BRA) board agreed to commit up to $279,386 in Housing Linkage funds for the development of the 40-unit Mission Hill Neighborhood Housing Services (MHNHS) Roxbury Crossing project. Housing...

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Brigham Green project breaks ground

June 1, 2012
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Brigham and Women’s Hospital (BWH) planned to break ground on a new 400-space underground parking garage and surface park at Brigham Circle on May 30, after the Gazette’s deadline. The Brigham Green project will create an underground 400-car parking garage in front of the Peter Bent Brigham building at 15 Francis St. and landscape...

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Local pastor writes book about church-sharing

June 1, 2012
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Local pastor writes book about church-sharing

Lorraine Cleaves Anderson, a 20-year resident of Mission Hill, is the pastor of the International Community Church in Allston, an institution that shares its space with seven other churches. Anderson is so smitten with church-sharing she has written a book on the subject called “Under One Steeple.” “It’s tremendous,” Anderson said about the church-sharing...

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Mother of Year crowned

June 1, 2012
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Mother of Year crowned

Lucia Rocha Laboy was crowned the “mother of the year” at the annual Mother’s Day Celebration at Mission Church on May 19. Rocha Laboy, a resident of the Mission Main housing development, is well-known as a “babysitter for the community,” said Maria Sánchez, whose Social Hispanic Committee of Mission Church holds the annual event....

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Wheelchair ‘power soccer’ comes to Tobin

June 1, 2012
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Wheelchair ‘power soccer’ comes to Tobin

Fourteen people in wheelchairs got a chance to score some goals during the U.S. Power Soccer Association’s soccer clinic at the Tobin Community Center on May 12. Power soccer involves the use of electric wheelchairs outfitted with bumpers to direct soccer balls. “Now that some of us have tasted the thrill of the game...

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Apartment project faces delay, opposition

June 1, 2012
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S. HUNTINGTON—Eleven out of 13 members of the city-appointed Impact Advisory Group (IAG) for the proposed apartment building at 161 S. Huntington Ave. have signed a letter opposing the project. The site of the project, while in Jamaica Plain, abuts Mission Hill and Mission Hill residents are part of the IAG. The opposition came...

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Participacion, June 1-July 12, 2012

June 1, 2012
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La entrega para la sección de Participación es mediodía 10 de julio para la edición 13 de junio. Escribir news@missionhillgazette.com. Reuniones Reunion de mejoras de Ruta 39, para presentar las recomendaciones finales sobre la consolidación, la reubicación, y eliminación de unas paradas del bus 39. Martes, 12 junio, 630-830, John F. Kennedy Elementary School...

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Honored Leader

June 1, 2012
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Honored Leader

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What’s Up, June 1-July 12, 2012

June 1, 2012
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The deadline for What’s Up listings is noon, July 10 for the July 13 issue. Email listings to reporter@jamaicaplaingazette.com. Meetings Route 39 improvement meeting, to present final recommendations on consolidation, relocation and elimination of some bus stops. Tues., June 12, 6:30-8:30pm, John F. Kennedy Elementary School Auditorium, 7 Bolster St., JP. Info: mbta.com/keybusroutes. Northeastern...

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Honored Student

June 1, 2012
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Honored Student

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