Monthly Archives: August 2012

Group aims to register student voters on Sept. 1

August 31, 2012
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A volunteer effort called Mission: The Hill will canvass Mission Hill’s new young residents on Sept. 1, student move-in day, to see if they want to register to vote at their new addresses. The effort is the brainchild of Dorothy Scheeline, a Jamaica Plain resident who formerly lived in Mission Hill while attending Northeastern University....

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Student move-in day is Sept. 1; parking restrictions announced

August 28, 2012
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Parking will be restricted on various Mission Hill streets on Sat., Sept. 1 for student move-in day, as the neighborhood fills with moving trucks. The restrictions listed here do not apply to vehicles with a City of Boston Mission Hill resident parking permit, unless otherwise noted. The following streets will have “no stopping” restrictions...

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Muddy River restoration work to start in fall

August 14, 2012
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Muddy River restoration work, including the “daylighting” of a buried section of river under the Sears Rotary, will begin around Oct. 1, according to the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers. The Corps today announced it has awarded a nearly $31 million construction contract to Charter Environmental of Boston to perform the work. The three-year...

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Man shot and wounded; suspect sought

August 10, 2012
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A man was shot and wounded on the night of Aug. 3 at Tremont and St. Alphonsus Streets, and Boston police are seeking a male suspect caught on security camera video. The unidentified victim was shot multiple times and suffered injuries described as non-life-threatening, according to the Boston Police Department (BPD). The suspect was...

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Ward 10 poll location changes for Sept. 6 election

August 10, 2012
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The poll location for voters in Ward 10′s Precincts 1 and 2 will move from the Tobin School to the Mission Main housing development for this fall’s elections, according to the Mayor’s Office. The polling place will be at 41-43 Smith St. Registered voters will receive notices in the mail about the poll change...

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Housing, retail planned for Clutch Works site

August 10, 2012
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Housing, retail planned for Clutch Works site

After years of failed redevelopment ideas, the Boston Clutch Works site at 1486 Tremont St. could become rental housing and storefront retail in a new plan proposed by local developer Jason Savage and others. The team has reviewed previous plans and come up with something “more appropriate for Mission Hill and more appropriate for...

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S. Huntington Ave. project draws praise, concerns

August 10, 2012
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S. HUNTINGTON—A plan for luxury apartments and retail space in a 130-foot-tall building at 105A S. Huntington Ave., named “The Serenity,” was filed with the Boston Redevelopment Authority (BRA) last month, just after the Impact Advisory Group (IAG) had its first meeting. A community meeting followed on July 31 at Back of the Hill...

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NU dorm moves forward after lawsuit settlement

August 10, 2012
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Northeastern University’s (NU) controversial Grandmarc dorm project will move forward after the developers settled two resident lawsuits. “Everybody’s pretty excited. It was a long slog,” said John Tobin, NU’s vice president of city and community affairs. “We still believe it’ll be very beneficial for everybody.” The lawsuits were settled out of court, Andre Jones,...

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Street Beat

August 10, 2012
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Vivienda, venta en el sitio de Clutch Works

August 10, 2012
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Después de anos de ideas fallidos para desarrollo, el sitio de Boston Clutch Works en 1486 Tremont St. podría estar convertido en vivienda o en tiendas según un nuevo propuesto por Jason Savage, un agente inmobiliario y otros. El equipo ha revisto planes anteriores y han creado algo “más apropiado para Mission Hill, y...

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