Monthly Archives: June 2012

Editorial: The Community Alliance

June 1, 2012
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The Community Alliance of Mission Hill (CAMH) has a new president, and we look forward to the organization moving forward with renewed energy. CAMH is a crucial neighborhood association that should be the City’s go-to place for discussing local zoning and licensing requests. As the neighborhood faces institutional expansion, a massive housing development in...

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Editorial: NU opportunity

June 1, 2012
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The last time a community “task force” reviewed Northeastern University’s development plans, early unity among the Mission Hill, Roxbury and Fenway neighborhoods collapsed and good ideas—such as enlivening the brick-wall face NU presents to Huntington Avenue—fell by the wayside. NU focused on income-generating projects in Roxbury and was finally pressured by Mayor Menino to...

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Editorial: Keeping meetings open

June 1, 2012
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The May 3 meeting of the City-appointed Impact Advisory Group (IAG) for the Home for Little Wanderers redevelopment must have been pretty interesting, considering that most IAG members later issued a letter blasting the project. But we can only guess, because the Boston Redevelopment Authority (BRA) did not publicize the meeting and did not...

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NU Task Force aims to engage communities

June 1, 2012
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Northeastern University’s (NU) new community Task Force wants to engage the surrounding communities to a much larger extent than during the last institutional master plan (IMP) process. “We want to make sure neighborhoods that are impacted have representation,” said Task Force member Dolly Battle. Task Force members announced their intent of hosting extra meetings...

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T station daycare space up for rent

June 1, 2012
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The lease for a daycare center in the Roxbury Crossing T Station property at Tremont and Terrace streets is expiring, and it is unclear whether it will file a bid with the MBTA to stay. Tartt’s Day Care Center III has operated at 1424 Tremont St. for 11 years, according to co-owner Ken Reed....

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Hill Happenings

June 1, 2012
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Hill Happenings

Condolences to the family and friends of Dennis Scanlan, a beloved Mission Hill resident who passed away May 18. A 1962 Mission High School graduate, Dennis worked for the MBTA as a bus driver after serving his country in the U.S. Army. Dennis was a former commander of the Mission Hill Post 327, a...

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What’s Happening on Main Street

June 1, 2012
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What’s Happening on Main Street

By Richard Rouse/Special to the Gazette On Memorial Day, we honored the men and women of our armed forces who have made the ultimate sacrifice for us all. We thank those in the VFW, American Legion, AMVETS and others who give their time and effort each year to remember and honor those selfless members...

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