The following are some of the Gazette’s top headlines from this month in local history:
5 Years Ago: 2008
“Triplex Gold Rush”
Real estate data showed that triple-deckers in Mission Hill were selling for almost twice as much as in Boston as a whole, with analysts suggesting that off-campus student housing was driving the inflation.
10 Years Ago: 2003
“Assaults alarm community”
A crime wave of muggings by groups of teenagers hit the neighborhood.
15 Years Ago: 1998
“New York educator runs MH school”
The Gazette profiled the then-new Mission Hill K-8 School, an experimental school headed by famed educator Deborah Meier. The school went on to become world-famous among educators and controversially moved to Jamaica Plain in 2012.
Compiled by John Ruch