Monthly Archives: July 2012

Boutique hotel coming soon

July 13, 2012
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S. HUNTINGTON—A new “boutique” hotel, long in development at 81 S. Huntington Ave., is aiming to open for business on Aug. 1, according to its website. The 41-room hotel in a former nursing home was originally announced as a possible Comfort Inn. But now it will be EnVision Hotel Boston, an independent hotel with...

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Community centers may lack written deals

July 13, 2012
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It remains unclear what, if any, operating agreement there is between the City and the local organizations that help run community centers. The only known document covering their operation dates to the 1970s. Earlier this year, a committee was formed to create a Memorandum of Understanding (MOU) between the City’s Boston Centers for Youth...

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Digging In

July 13, 2012
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Digging In

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Interim president takes over RCC

July 13, 2012
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Roxbury Community College (RCC) has a new leader, with Dr. Linda Turner being chosen as the college’s interim president, according to a press release. Turner, whose appointment was confirmed by the Massachusetts Board of Higher Education last week, takes over for Terrence Gomes. Gomes announced his resignation last month amid controversy about RCC allegedly...

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Housing project filing is near

July 13, 2012
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S. HUNTINGTON—A plan for luxury apartments at 105A S. Huntington Ave. is coming soon, as the Impact Advisory Group (IAG), chosen by the Boston Redevelopment Authority (BRA), has its first meeting. The IAG’s first meeting was scheduled for Tues., July 10, after the Gazette’s deadline. An IAG is a city-appointed group of residents and...

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Local official campaigns for Obama

July 13, 2012
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Local state Rep. Jeffrey Sánchez has been traveling to battleground states in the presidential election. He has been campaigning for Democrat President Barack Obama, talking about Republican opponent Mitt Romney’s record as governor of Massachusetts. “It’s been real interesting,” said Sánchez. Sánchez, who has traveled so far to North Carolina, Iowa and Colorado, said...

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Rt. 39 bus bump-outs questioned

July 13, 2012
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A major facet of the Route 39 bus renovation plan might be in jeopardy as the project’s start date approaches. The Route 39 bus, which runs on Huntington and S. Huntington Avenues in Mission Hill, is slated to undergo changes starting this fall, including the consolidation of some stops and improved amenities like new...

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Green Awards

July 13, 2012
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Green Awards

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New Journalists

July 13, 2012
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New Journalists

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Participacion, July 13-Aug. 9, 2012

July 13, 2012
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La entrega para la sección de Participación es mediodía el 7 de agosto para la edición 10 de agosto. Escribir news@missionhillgazette.com.          Reuniones Community Alliance of Mission Hill, miércoles, 18 de julio, miércoles, 18 de julio, 7pm, lugar y agenda pendiente. Info: 733-8321/ jessicasey1@gmail.com. Northeastern Task Force, el próximo plan maestro institucional de NU....

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