Monthly Archives: October 2012

What’s Up, Oct. 5-Nov. 1, 2012

October 5, 2012
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The deadline for What’s Up listings is noon, Oct. 30 for the Nov. 2 issue. Email listings to reporter@jamaicaplaingazette.com. Meetings Parker and Terrace Streets development meeting, look to finalize community comments on the draft design for city-owned vacant properties at 778-796 Parker St. and 77 Terrace St. Thurs., Oct. 11, 6pm, Mission Church Music...

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Participacion, Oct. 5-Nov. 1, 2012

October 5, 2012
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La entrega para la sección de Participación es mediodía el 30 de octubre para la edición 2 de noviembre. Escribir news@missionhillgazette.com.          Reuniones Reunión de desarrollo de Parker and Terrace Streets, para finalizar comentario comunitario en el borrador de diseño para edificios vacios de la ciudad en 778-796 Parker St. y 77 Terrace St....

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Editorial: Mission Hill’s best

October 5, 2012
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Congratulations to this year’s Best of Mission Hill winners, chosen by the best authority around: the local community. The winners are the highlights of a thriving local business and nonprofit institution community that any neighborhood would be proud to have. They make the neighborhood tick and they build community. Without the advertising support of...

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Editorial: Register to vote

October 5, 2012
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The Nov. 6 election will be a big one, and it’s time to make sure you are registered to vote so you can participate. With the state virtually guaranteed to be won by incumbent President Barack Obama, based on high Democratic Party registration, the presidential election is actually something of an afterthought here. But...

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Editorial: Presidential choices

October 5, 2012
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Democratic incumbent President Barack Obama and Republican challenger Mitt Romney are getting most of the attention in the presidential race. But they are not the only ones on the ballot in most states. Green Party candidate Jill Stein is pitching her “Green New Deal” to create jobs and halt climate change. Libertarian Party candidate...

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Op-Ed: New school choice ideas will serve us better

October 5, 2012
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By Mayor Thomas M. Menino/Special to the Gazette In January, I made a promise to our city’s parents and children. Our families would like a school choice system that passes the common-sense test. Today’s system does not. In the Bowdoin/Geneva area of Dorchester, where families speak 15 different languages and one in four falls...

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Letter: Thanks for Healthy Food Festival support

October 5, 2012
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On behalf of the Mission Hill Health Movement, Mission Hill Main Streets, Sociedad Latina and the Tobin Community Center, I want to thank all those who participated in the Second Annual Mission Hill Healthy Food Festival. Many thanks to the restaurants who rose to the challenge of offering healthy menu items: Green T Coffee...

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Hill Happenings

October 5, 2012
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On April 29, 1945, Holocaust survivor Steve Ross was rescued by American troops from the horrors of Dachau. Incredibly, Steve met one of his rescuers, World War II hero Allen Zucker, last month at Mike’s Donuts in Mission Hill The get-together was arranged by Steve’s son, Boston City Councilor Mike Ross, who is friends...

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What’s Happening on Main Streets

October 5, 2012
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By Richard Rouse/Special to the Gazette Wholesome food occupied many of the activities on Main Street over the past month. Healthy eating was never my strong suit. However, I’ve finally resolved to lessen my global footprint one day at a time. If you were among the throng who gathered at Sheehy Park on Sept....

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