Archive for August, 2012

4 charged with hurling items at cops

August 10, 2012
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Four men are charged with hurling bottles, a chair and a propane tank off a roof deck at police officers on the street below in a July 7 incident at 717 Parker St, according to the Boston Police Department (BPD). The men began dropping items near a police officer who was monitoring traffic due...
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Participacion, Aug. 10-Sept. 6, 2012

August 10, 2012
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La entrega para la sección de Participación es mediodía el 4 de septiembre para la edición 7 de septiembre. Escribir [email protected]          Reuniones Reunión BRA comunitaria de Art Park, para discutir el plan de desarrollo en 778-796 Parker Street y 77 Terrace St., lunes, 13 de agosto, 6-8pm, Mission Church Music Room, 1545 Tremont...
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Service Award

August 10, 2012
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Service Award


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What’s Up, Aug. 10-Sept. 6, 2012

August 10, 2012
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The deadline for What’s Up listings is noon, Sept. 4 for the Sept. 7 issue. Email listings to [email protected] Meetings Art Park community BRA meeting, to discuss redevelopment plan at 778-796 Parker St. and 77 Terrace St., Mon., Aug. 13, 6-8pm, Mission Church Music Room, 1545 Tremont St. Info: 635-0248. Community Alliance of Mission...
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CAMH opposes condo project

August 10, 2012
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The Community Alliance of Mission Hill (CAMH) voted during a July meeting to oppose a nine-unit condominium project at the corner of Parker and Alleghany Streets that requires 13 zoning code variances, according to CAMH President Jessica Casey. The vote (52 opposed, 5 approved and 1 undecided) is non-binding, but the City takes it...
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Fire injures 2

August 10, 2012
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A fire caused by a carelessly discarded cigarette injured two residents at 808 Parker St. in the early morning hours of Aug. 8, according to the Boston Fire Department (BFD). One resident was hospitalized with burns and another with smoke inhalation, according to BFD. Eight people were left homeless by the blaze, which did...
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Editorial: A S. Huntington vision

August 10, 2012
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It’s time for the City to create a S. Huntington Avenue master plan, or for residents to do so if the City refuses. For a century, the S. Huntington strip between Huntington Avenue and Bynner Street in JP has been home to institutions serving the poor and the ill. At a stunningly rapid pace...
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Editorial: Beyond NU’s dorm

August 10, 2012
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Northeastern’s new dorm is moving ahead. It’s a good thing for Mission Hill because it will help to diversify residential areas that too often have become fraternity row. It is, in fact, exactly what this community asked for, and NU is doing the right thing in honoring its promise for more on-campus housing. Everyone...
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Editorial: Green, but not grassroots

August 10, 2012
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The City is telling us that the public “absolutely” will have design input on the new parklet coming to Tremont Street. It is also telling us that the parklet may arrive as soon as next month, well before any design input meetings could possibly be held. In short, this is already a done deal...
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Letter: No trolleys, more quiet

August 10, 2012
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I would just like to say how peaceful it is between Brigham Circle and Heath Street on weekends without the trolley. No bell clanging, no airhorn and no “eeeeeeeeee” noise from the latest-model Breda trollies. Ralph Spears Mission Hill
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