Monthly Archives: December 2012

Offices may come to 75 St. Alphonsus

December 14, 2012
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Local offices might come to 75 St. Alphonsus St. if a City Zoning Board of Appeals filing is approved. Developer Louis Miller intends to convert living space on the first floor of the multi-story apartment tower into space for five local offices, he told the Gazette. It is unclear whether the would-be affected units...

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Simmons files for IMP extension

December 14, 2012
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LMA—Simmons College on the Fenway has filed for a two-year extension of its current Institutional Master Plan (IMP), a document that defines the campus and lays out any upcoming construction plans. An IMP also serves as blanket zoning approval for new projects. Because no new projects are on the table, Simmons is requesting the...

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Turkey Time

December 14, 2012
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Turkey Time

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Participacion, Dec. 14, 2012-Jan. 10, 2013

December 14, 2012
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La entrega para la sección de Participación es mediodía el 8 de enero para la edición 11 de enero. Escribir news@missionhillgazette.com. Note: Todos los números tiene 617, a menos que dice otro número.          Reuniones Community Alliance of Mission Hill, Agenda pendiente, miércoles, 19 diciembre, 7pm, Room G3, Kresge Building, 677 Huntington Ave. Info:...

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‘Mobile City Hall’ coming to a corner near you

December 14, 2012
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‘Mobile City Hall’ coming to a corner near you

Starting last week, a “mobile City Hall” in a customized truck started patrolling Boston streets, helping citizens request dog licenses, pay parking tickets and register to vote. “City Hall To Go,” the first of its kind in the country, will go into regular service next year, but it’s already on the streets as part...

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What’s Up, Dec. 14, 2012-Jan. 10, 2013

December 14, 2012
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The deadline for What’s Up listings is noon, Jan. 8 for the Jan. 11 issue. Email listings to reporter@jamaicaplaingazette.com. Note: 617 should be dialed before numbers below, unless another area code is given. Meetings Community Alliance of Mission Hill, Agenda TBA, Wed., Dec. 19, 7pm, Room G3, Kresge Building, 677 Huntington Ave. Info: 733-8321/...

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Mission Hill voters favor liberal candidates

December 14, 2012
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Mission Hill voters favor liberal candidates

Mission Hill voters turned out in slightly fewer numbers than the city as a whole for the Nov. 6 election, but they followed the city in voting overwhelmingly for President Barack Obama and U.S. Senate candidate Elizabeth Warren. About 59 percent of Mission Hill registered voters turned out for the Nov. 6 election, 5...

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South Ender runs for City Council

December 14, 2012
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Michelle Wu, a South End attorney, this week announced her campaign for an at-large Boston City Council seat in next year’s election. “In Boston, we can lead globally by innovating locally,” Wu said in a press statement. “Innovation shouldn’t be associated solely with the Seaport, but should also define our neighborhood schools, community health...

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Orchestra returns from Europe, plays local concerts

December 14, 2012
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Orchestra returns from Europe, plays local concerts

A Far Cry, a self-directed orchestra that rehearses in a storefront in Jamaica Plain, recently returned from a European tour and played two concerts at the Isabella Stewart Gardner Museum at 280 Fenway. The group is the resident chamber orchestra at the museum. “It was phenomenal,” Sarah Darling, A Far Cry violinist, said about...

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Political Notes: Chang-Díaz receives education award

December 14, 2012
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Local state Sen. Sonia Chang-Díaz received an education award from the National Association of Education Service Agencies last month, according to a press release. Chang-Díaz and her Education Committee co-chair, state Rep. Alice Peisch, were picked for their working in reforming the state’s system of education collaboratives. Education collaboratives allows school districts to share...

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