Monthly Archives: September 2013

NU makes new commitments to Hill students

September 6, 2013
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Northeastern University (NU) has vowed to provide 100 percent of need-based financial aid for Boston Public School (BPS) students from Mission Hill, Fenway and Roxbury starting in 2014, following months of lobbying by residents and elected officials. NU has agreed to give priority admission to those same BPS students to its Foundation Year program,...

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MH Road Race registration opens

September 6, 2013
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The Mission Hill Road Race, one of the neighborhood’s most popular annual events, will be held Oct. 5 at Kevin W. Fitzgerald Park on St. Alphonsus Street. Pre-registration is now open for the 5K footrace for runners and walkers. For info, see racewire.com/register.php?id=3415 or email pflaherty@missionhillnhs.org. From press materials.

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Choices galore in local, citywide council races

September 6, 2013
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Mission Hillers who like variety will find plenty of it when they head to the polls on Sept. 24 to vote in the At-Large City Council and local District 8 City Council races. There are 19 candidates running for at-large, while five candidates are vying for the District 8 seat. A Mission Hiller will...

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Brigham Digging

September 6, 2013
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Brigham Digging

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Candidates talk ways to improve parks

September 6, 2013
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More City funds for parks and streamlining the permitting process were two issues the majority of the Boston mayoral candidates agreed upon during a forum on parks and open spaces Aug. 16. About 300 people attended the forum, sponsored by the Boston Park Advocates, at the Franklin Park Clubhouse in Dorchester. Mayoral candidates Felix...

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WIT class invites Mission Hill in

September 6, 2013
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Wentworth Institute of Technology (WIT) architecture students chose to address the direct needs of Mission Hill residents for a class final project last month. The class, called, “Designing for Social Innovation,” is a research-based class focused on the intersection of design and public service, professor Dunja Vujinic told the Gazette last month. It is...

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Student Welcome Guide: Welcome to…Parker Hill?: A guide to Mission Hill place names

September 6, 2013
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Welcome to the neighborhood! You just moved to Mission Hill—but did you know you’re actually on Parker Hill? You’ve probably already noticed the spires of Mission Church—which technically isn’t called that, either. And why’s the post office called Roxbury Crossing? Understanding the lingo of Mission Hill can seem like “Mission: Impossible.” Here’s a cheat...

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Back to School Jam

September 6, 2013
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Back to School Jam

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Mission Namesake

September 6, 2013
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Mission Namesake

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Student Welcome Guide: A student’s guide to Mission Hill

September 6, 2013
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The following is some basic information for students who recently moved into Mission Hill. General Boston info Boston does not have a non-emergency police number. Call 911 for emergency and non-emergency police, fire and rescue. Get renter’s insurance. It might seem like an unnecessary expense until you have a break-in, or your upstairs neighbor’s...

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