Monthly Archives: March 2013

Letter: Mission Hill School should regain citywide status

March 8, 2013
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A version of this letter was sent to Boston Public Schools officials, Mayor Thomas Menino and the Boston City Council: We are writing to express our deep concern about the impact of the proposed school assignment plans on the Mission Hill School (MHS) specifically. In summary, MHS is a phenomenal, unique, internationally recognized school....

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Hill Happenings

March 8, 2013
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Hill Happenings

Lionel “Sky” King, a longtime Mission Hill resident, is an easy-going gentle giant who is well-known on the Hill, especially at Dunkin’ Donuts, where he has his coffee and bagel every morning. Few people, however, are cognizant of Sky’s historic past. On Nov. 21, 1952, Sky, then a 19-year-old pitching phenom from Harlem, N.Y.,...

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Political Notes: Arroyo seeks more youth summer jobs

March 8, 2013
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At-Large City Councilor Felix Arroyo filed a hearing order last month to examine how best to provide summer jobs to the city’s youths, according to a press release. “The mayor and my colleagues have all shown a strong commitment to youths by investing in summer jobs for young people,” said Arroyo, according to the...

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Youth Jobs Rally

March 8, 2013
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Youth Jobs Rally

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What’s Happening on Main Streets

March 8, 2013
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By Richard Rouse/Special to the Gazette It remains to be seen if the expression, “March comes in like a lion and goes out like a lamb” is relevant this year, but the ferocity of our recent weather affected local businesses. One part of the business sector that received a weather bounce was that associated...

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2 wounded in Brigham Circle stabbings

March 3, 2013
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Two people were wounded in a double stabbing in Brigham Circle last night, according to the Boston Police Department. The identites, ages and genders of the victims were not released by BPD. The victims were found around 11:30 p.m. in the area of the 1 Brigham Circle building on the Mission Hill side of the...

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