Monthly Archives: February 2013

Editorial: A democratic Senate race

February 8, 2013
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The U.S. Senate race is becoming competitive despite the best efforts of Democratic Party leaders, and that’s a good thing for the citizens. Despite their party’s name, the Democrats were poised to give voters as little choice as possible in replacing John Kerry. We have an interim senator whose main qualification is that he...

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Letter: NU council idea needs more details, action

February 8, 2013
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Sociedad Latina would like to respond with the following to the Mission Hill Gazette’s article “Official proposes ‘NU neighborhood council.’” (Jan. 11). John Tobin’s proposal to create a “Northeastern Neighborhood Council” that can open avenues of communication between Northeastern and Mission Hill is appreciated. At the same time, more details regarding the process of...

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Hill Happenings

February 8, 2013
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Several former Mission Hill folks assembled at the Corrib Pub in West Roxbury on Jan. 7. The occasion was George Traylor’s 60th birthday. George is a keen observer of local politics and he was an aide to the late Mission Hill state Rep. Kevin Fitzgerald during Kevin’s early State House years. Among the birthday...

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Interim senator picked; election coming soon

February 8, 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. U.S. Rep. Mike Capuano (7th District), who represents Mission Hill, has decided not...

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Smart Supporters

February 8, 2013
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Smart Supporters

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What’s Happening on Main Streets

February 8, 2013
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By Richard Rouse/Special to the Gazette The long, cold days of winter are upon us, but activity abounds in the Mission Hill business district. After the holidays, it seems that merchants are lowering prices and offering discounts in their shops. This is an excellent time to look for specials when you shop locally. The...

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City declares snow emergency for Friday; schools to close

February 7, 2013
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With a massive winter storm predicted to bring 18 to 24 inches of snow to Boston tomorrow, the City of Boston has declared that a parking ban, a closure of Boston Public Schools and other emergency measures will go into effect Friday. “This is going to be a very serious storm,” said Mayor Thomas...

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