Monthly Archives: June 2013

Participacion, June 14-July 11, 2013

June 14, 2013
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La entrega para la sección de Participación es mediodía el 9 de julio para la edición 12 de julio. Escribir news@missionhillgazette.com. Note: Todos los números tiene 617, a menos que dice otro número.          Reuniones Reunión de Wentworth Task Force, agenda incluye actualización de 500 Huntington Ave, martes, 19 junio, 6pm, ubicada en la...

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Honored Activist

June 14, 2013
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Honored Activist

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Checking Up

June 14, 2013
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Checking Up

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Hill Agenda, June 14-July 11, 2013

June 14, 2013
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The deadline for Hill Agenda listings is noon, July 9 for the July 12 issue. Email listings to reporter@jamaicaplaingazette.com. Note: 617 should be dialed before numbers below, unless another area code is given. Meetings Wentworth Task Force meeting, agenda to include update on 500 Huntington Ave. project, Tues., June 19, 6pm, location Beatty Hall...

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Editorial: The parklet boondoggle

June 14, 2013
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The up-to-$25,000 cost of the City-funded “parklet,” aka free sidewalk seating for private businesses, is as amazing as the fact that it took a Gazette Freedom of Information Act request to get that number. The parklet program looks like a classic boondoggle that snuck through its stunning overall $100,000 taxpayer-funded price tag via deliberately...

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Editorial: The abuses of spying

June 14, 2013
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Recently revealed government spying on peaceful protestors and potentially everyone’s phone records, email and Internet activity are outrageous violations of the First and Fourth Amendments to the U.S. Constitution. They are shocking examples of fear overcoming wisdom and power overcoming democracy. These are not abstract violations happening somewhere else. The Boston Police spying on...

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Activists protest police spy center

June 14, 2013
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Activists protest police spy center

A small group of civil liberties activists staged a protest June 1 at Boston Police headquarters against a controversial anti-terrorism intelligence center based there. The protest followed recent articles in the Jamaica Plain Gazette and DigBoston about how the Boston Regional Intelligence Center (BRIC) overlooked the alleged Boston Marathon bombing mastermind Tamerlan Tsarnaev, but...

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Hill Happenings

June 14, 2013
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Hill Happenings

As the youngest of six, I’m a lucky guy to have had a terrific big brother. Thanks, John. John Martin passed away peacefully in Las Vegas June 2 after an enduring illness. A deluge of memories of John billowed through my mind, from our days growing up in the Mission Hill projects to John’s...

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What’s Happening on Main Streets

June 14, 2013
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By Richard Rouse/Special to the Gazette Summer will soon descend upon Mission Hill, and I’m happy to report that our Thursday Farmer’s Market in Brigham Circle commences on June 20 from 11 a.m. to 6 p.m. This year the Great Cape Baking Co. joins the mix, featuring an array of goodies. If Great Cape...

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Obama to speak at Markey rally June 12

June 10, 2013
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President Barack Obama will appear at a campaign rally for U.S. Senate candidate Ed Markey on Weds., June 12 at the Reggie Lewis Center. The rally is a campaign event for the Democratic Senate candidate, but it is open to the general public. Tickets are required and available on a first-come, first-served basis at...

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