Monthly Archives: July 2013

Mayoral candidate Barros wants to unite the city

July 12, 2013
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Mayoral candidate Barros wants to unite the city

Growing up in Dudley Square in Roxbury during the 1970s and 1980s, Boston mayoral candidate John Barros said, other parts of the city seemed inaccessible to him. And though the city has changed, he said wants to do more to unite the neighborhoods. “Boston did not feel inviting,” said Barros in a recent interview...

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Mayoral candidate Walsh will run on state rep. record

July 12, 2013
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Mayoral candidate Walsh will run on state rep. record

Boston mayoral candidate Marty Walsh wants it known he’s not going to be vacillating when his past 16 years as state representative for Dorchester comes up during the campaign. “My record is black-and-white. I’m proud of my record,” said Walsh in a recent interview at the Gazette office, noting that he has voted on...

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NU student charged in sex attacks

July 12, 2013
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NU student charged in sex attacks

A Northeastern University student living in Mission Hill was charged with two violent sexual assaults June 15 that left two women with knife wounds and terrorized the neighborhood. Patrick Barry, 21, a Medford resident recently living at 878 Huntington Ave., was arrested June 17 after an intense investigation into the early-morning attacks elsewhere on...

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55 Shattuck demo delay review postponed

July 12, 2013
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The Boston Landmarks Commission (BLC) was slated to review during a July 9 meeting whether the proposal to demolish the 55 Shattuck St. building on the Boston Children’s Hospital (BCH) campus triggers a demolition delay zoning regulation, according to BLC Executive Director Ellen Lipsey. But BCH postponed the review the day of the meeting,...

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Mission Hill gets 2nd Farmers’ Market

July 12, 2013
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Mission Hill now has two options for fans of Farmers’ Markets: the weekly Thursday Farmers’ Market at Brigham Circle and a new market on Tuesday afternoons at Roxbury Crossing. Both are now offering fresh fish in addition to fresh produce. “It’s adding a second location and a second time to make the Farmers’ Market...

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Parklet to be installed next month

July 12, 2013
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Parklet to be installed next month

Mission Hill’s parklet, one of Boston’s first four, will be installed in late August, according to Boston Transportation Department (BTD). A parklet is a small, semi-permanent public space that resembles a deck, created from two to three parking spaces. It may include tables and chairs, bicycle parking or planters, among other options. Mission Hill...

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NU files IMP and 1st building

July 12, 2013
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Northeastern University (NU) filed its institutional master plan (IMP) and a project notification form (PNF) for the first project on its docket, an 180,000-square-foot Interdisciplinary Science and Engineering Building (ISEB), with the Boston Redevelopment Authority (BRA) last month. Meanwhile, state Rep. Jeffrey Sánchez filed a letter with the BRA, requesting that the ISEB project...

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Markey wins U.S. Senate seat

July 12, 2013
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Democratic U.S. Rep. Ed Markey (5th District) beat Republican Gabriel Gomez on June 25 to claim the U.S. Senate seat left vacant by John Kerry. Third-party candidate Richard Heos, who represents the Twelve Visions Party, came in a distant third. Markey garnered about 76 percent of votes in the city, according to City results....

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Hill Agenda, July 12-Aug. 8, 2013

July 12, 2013
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The deadline for Hill Agenda listings is noon, Aug. 6 for the Aug. 9 issue. Email listings to reporter@jamaicaplaingazette.com. Note: 617 should be dialed before numbers below, unless another area code is given. Meetings Northeastern Task Force, to discuss IMP & housing study, tentative dates: Aug. 1, 13, 27, location tbd. Info: 918-4438/Gerald.Autler.BRA@cityofboston. Demolition...

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Participacion, July 12-Aug. 8, 2013

July 12, 2013
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La entrega para la sección de Participación es mediodía el 6 de agosto para la edición 9 de agosto. Escribir news@missionhillgazette.com. Note: Todos los números tiene 617, a menos que dice otro número.          Reuniones Northeastern Task Force, para hablar sobre IMP y el estudio de viviendas, fechas tentativas, 1, 13, y 27 agosto,...

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