Monthly Archives: September 2013

Politics as Unusual: Arroyo may be just what Boston needs

September 6, 2013
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There’s a remarkable candidate for mayor who I’ve largely and unfairly ignored in more than two dozen columns I have filed on the race. I’ve mentioned him a few times—heck, I’ve even noted long-shot pro-life nutter David James Wyatt on a number of occasions—but the hopeful I’m referring to deserves close attention, if not...

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Hill Agenda, Sept. 6-Oct. 3, 2013

September 6, 2013
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The deadline for Hill Agenda listings is noon, Sept. 3 for the Sept. 6 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, Tues., Sept. 17, 6pm, 140 The Fenway. Info: 918-4438/Gerald.Autler.BRA@cityofboston. Zoning Board...

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Parklet to be installed next week

September 6, 2013
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Mission Hill’s parklet, one of Boston’s first four, was planned to be installed Sept. 5 or 6, after the Gazette’s deadline, Boston Transportation Department (BTD) Director of Planning Vineet Gupta told the Gazette last week. “It will likely be installed , but if not, definitely by the following week,” he said. A parklet...

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New plans for old brewery

September 6, 2013
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The new owners of the John R. Alley/Eblana Brewery at 117-127 Heath St. called a community meeting on Sept. 5, after the Gazette’s deadline, to discuss development options for the century-old property. Triad Alpha Partners, the new owners of the 1886-1918 property, called the meeting to discuss possibilities, including complete demolition, for redevelopment. A...

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Participacion, Sept. 6-Oct. 3, 2013

September 6, 2013
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La entrega para la sección de Participación es mediodía el 1 de octubre para la edición 4 de octubre. Escribir news@missionhillgazette.com. Note: Todos los números tiene 617, a menos que dice otro número.           Reuniones Northeastern Task Force, para hablar de IMP y un estudio de vivienda, martes, 17 septiembre, 6pm, 140 The Fenway....

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Editorial: Congratulations, Diana Nyad

September 6, 2013
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The news that long-distance swimmer Diana Nyad successfully had crossed the Straits of Florida from Cuba to Key West this past weekend brought a degree of wonder and joy to all who learned of her accomplishment. First and foremost, this had been Ms. Nyad’s life-long goal after four previously unsuccessful efforts stretching over a...

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Editorial: Obama made the right call

September 6, 2013
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We realize that we are by no means foreign policy experts, but we simply wish to say that it is our view that President Obama made the right decision is seeking the approval of Congress before bombing Syria for its violations of international law regarding the use of chemical weapons. In our view, the...

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Hill Happenings

September 6, 2013
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Hill Happenings

It was the summer of 1967 and John Moreau was strolling down Lansdowne Street behind the left-field wall at Fenway Park. A baseball lover, John was listening to the Red Sox game on his transistor radio. Carl Yastrzemski was at bat. Accompanied by his buddies George Curran and Joe Gannon, John said, “Yaz is...

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What’s Happening on Main Streets

September 6, 2013
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What’s Happening on Main Streets

By Richard Rouse/Special to the Gazette On Sept. 1, like emperor penguins returning to their nesting grounds in the documentary film “March of the Penguins,” students flocked upon the neighborhood lugging storage boxes, microwave ovens and mattresses up the three-decker stoops of Mission Hill. Move-In Day fell on Labor Day weekend this year, so...

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