Monthly Archives: January 2013

Capuano out for Senate run, interim picked

January 30, 2013
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Gov. Deval Patrick has tabbed William “Mo” Cowan as the interim U.S. senator, according to a press release. Cowan, who graduated from the Northeastern University School of Law, is the former chief of staff and chief legal counsel to Gov. Patrick. Meanwhile, U.S. Rep. Mike Capuano (7th District), who represents Mission Hill, has decided...

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Muddy River work to begin this month

January 17, 2013
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LMA—Muddy River rehab work, including the “daylighting” of currently buried sections of the river at the Sears Rotary, is slated to begin the week of Jan. 28 after being delayed from the fall, according to the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers. The work will begin with fencing off areas and removing some trees along...

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NU plans many new buildings, dorm tower

January 11, 2013
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The several major new buildings in Northeastern University’s (NU) new Institutional Master Plan (IMP), filed Dec. 21, favor more academic and research space over new on-campus housing, though 550 or more dorm beds are still planned by 2023. NU’s focus in the 10-year plan, as stated by spokespeople during previous task force meetings, is...

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The Big Pictures: Local photographer snaps leaders, stars

January 11, 2013
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Civil Rights leader Rev. Dr. Martin Luther King Jr. photographed by Frederick G.S. Clow during an appearance at the State House on April 23, 1967. (Photo by Frederick G.S. Clow)

With more than 60 years in the photography business, Frederick G.S. Clow has been around the block a few times. From presidents to prime ministers to celebrities, Clow has photographed them all and with class. The list of notable people he has photographed include President Bill Clinton, Martin Luther King Jr. and the Kennedy...

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Shop Local

January 11, 2013
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Wu runs for more diverse City Council

January 11, 2013
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Wu runs for more diverse City Council

Go on the City Council website and you’ll see a wealth of male faces, but only a solitary female face. Michelle Wu would like to change that. Wu, a 27-year-old attorney who lives in the South End, is running for one of the four at-large city council seats this year. “No small part of...

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Wu se presenta como candidata al concejo municipal

January 11, 2013
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Wu se presenta como candidata al concejo municipal

En el sitio web del consejo municipal se ven muchas caras de hombres, pero solamente una de mujer. Michelle Wu quiere cambiar esto. Wu es una abogada de 27 años que vive en el South End, y está entrando en la candidatura para uno de los cuatro puestos del consejo municipal este año. “Mi...

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T restores Green Line runs, but more cuts loom

January 11, 2013
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By Rebeca Oliveira and John Ruch/Gazette Staff The MBTA has quietly restored some of the Green Line streetcar’s runs to Heath Street, which had been eliminated last year as part of controversial budget-related service cuts. But the MBTA’s budget crisis hasn’t gone away and it may face “unpleasant choices” again this year, according to...

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Mission Hill School’s fame is focus of new book

January 11, 2013
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The Mission Hill K-8 School, which controversially moved to Jamaica Plain last year, is the subject of a new book that reveals its global fame among educators. “The name ‘Mission Hill’ is an important name” in the field of education, said Matthew Knoester, the author of the scholarly book “Democratic Education in Practice: Inside...

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Partnership Works

January 11, 2013
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Partnership Works

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