Monthly Archives: June 2013

3 on June 25 U.S. Senate ballot

June 14, 2013
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Democratic U.S. Rep. Ed Markey (5th District), Republican Gabriel Gomez and third-party candidate Richard Heos will face off against each other on June 25 in an election to fill the U.S. Senate seat left by John Kerry. Interim Sen. William Cowan holds the seat in the meantime. Markey and Gomez won their respective party...

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3 candidatos se presenta para el senado

June 14, 2013
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El Representante demócrata Ed Markey (5º distrito), el republicano Gabriel Gomez y el candidato de partido bisagra Richard Heos van a enfrentarse el 25 de junio en una elección para llenar la sede de John Kerry. El senador actual es el interino William Cowan. Markey y Gomez ganaron la nominación de sus partidos respectivos...

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Arroyo: Mayor’s power should come from the people

June 14, 2013
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Arroyo: Mayor’s power should come from the people

City Councilor At-Large Felix G. Arroyo is among many candidates fighting hard to win the Mayor’s Office this fall. But Arroyo is describing a different vision of the mayor’s role, one where residents would directly shape the City’s plans and policies. “I believe the power in City Hall doesn’t come from inside the building....

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Activism is life for mayoral candidate Walczak

June 14, 2013
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Activism is life for mayoral candidate Walczak

By Peter Shanley and John Ruch/Gazette Staff The list of mayoral candidate Bill Walczak’s efforts goes on and on—founding president of the Codman Square Health Center (CSHC), founding president of the Codman Academy Charter Public School, co-founder of Edward M. Kennedy Academy for Health Careers—just to name a few. He also has been involved...

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Business of the Year

June 14, 2013
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Business of the Year

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Mission Main activist runs for District 8 council seat

June 14, 2013
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Mission Main activist runs for District 8 council seat

City Councilor Mike Ross has represented District 8, which includes Mission Hill, for more than a decade. With the councilor now running for mayor, Mission Hill resident Gloria Murray want to step in to continue and expand the good work she said he has done. She said Ross has been hands-on with District 8,...

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‘Serenity’ scheduled for BRA vote

June 14, 2013
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By Rebeca Oliveira and Peter Shanley/Gazette Staff After over a year in development, the proposed luxury apartment building at 105A S. Huntington Ave., called “Serenity,” was scheduled for a vote from the Boston Redevelopment Authority (BRA) on June 13, after the Gazette’s deadline and three days after a community meeting that outlines changes to...

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Route 39 project to start this month

June 14, 2013
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The Route 39 bus improvement project has a general starting date and location after being delayed numerous times. All stops will remain open, but some will be relocated during construction. “In the middle of this month, work will start at the St. Mark Street stop on South Street and work north...

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Sociedad Latina to host screening, discussion on future of Mission Hill

June 14, 2013
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Sociedad Latina, a youth-oriented organization, will host a documentary screening and community discussion on the future of Mission Hill next week. The documentary, “We Built It Together,” filmed by Sociedad mostly last winter, focuses on what it’s like to live in Mission Hill as a young person, as part of a family, and as...

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Art Donor

June 14, 2013
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Art Donor

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