Monthly Archives: October 2013

Walsh, Connolly top mayoral ticket; Ross out

October 4, 2013
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State Rep. Marty Walsh and At-Large City Councilor John Connolly punched their tickets into the Nov. 5 Boston mayoral final after finishing one-two in the Sept. 24 preliminary, according to the City results. About 31 percent of registered voters participated in the election. Boston mayoral candidate Mike Ross, who lives in Mission Hill and...

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Activist Honored

October 4, 2013
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Activist Honored

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City reviews 6 Art Park plans

October 4, 2013
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Six very different plans for redeveloping the Art Park site are under City review. The City-owned land between Parker and Terrace Streets has long been community gardens and a resident-created sculpture garden. The City wants energy-efficient housing built on the site, but also called for all proposals to retain the garden and art uses somehow....

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Zakim, Nichols vie for local council seat

October 4, 2013
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Josh Zakim and Michael Nichols are the remaining combatants in the District 8 City Council race after finishing one-two in the Sept. 24 preliminary election. District 8 covers Mission Hill, along with Back Bay, Beacon Hill and Fenway. Zakim and Nichols will now go to the Nov. 5 general election for the opportunity to...

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Walsh, Connolly los finalistas; Ross excluido

October 4, 2013
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El Representante del Estado Marty Walsh y el Consejero Municipal “At-Large” John Connolly fueron los finalistas en las elecciones preliminares para alcalde el 24 de septiembre, según las resultas no oficiales de la Ciudad. Aproximadamente el 31 por ciento de los votantes registrados participaron en la elección. El candidato Mike Ross, que vive en...

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Parklet debuts on Tremont St.

October 4, 2013
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Parklet debuts on Tremont St.

By Emily Resnevic/Gazette Staff Mission Hill’s “parklet,” a small sidewalk park with tables and chairs, debuted on Sept. 12 in front of Mike’s Donuts and Lily’s Pasta Express at 1524-1528 Tremont St. It is one of the city’s first two parklets created by the Boston Transportation Department (BTD). The other one is in Jamaica...

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Brookline Ave. turns partly 1-way for 6 months

October 4, 2013
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Brookline Avenue has been changed into a one-way street inbound between the Riverway Connector and Park Drive and will stay that way for about six months. The change, which began last week, is part of the Muddy River Restoration Project. The change was originally announced as starting Sept. 16, but was pushed back by...

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BLC considers landmarking 55 Shattuck

October 4, 2013
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The Boston Landmarks Commission (BLC) is considering a local group’s request to declare a Boston Children’s Hospital (BCH) building a historic landmark. The BLC also recently imposed a 90-day delay on demolishing the building at 55 Shattuck St. in the Longwood Medical Area—even though BCH has no immediate plans to demolish it anyway. Instead,...

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MH Road Race to be held Sat.

October 4, 2013
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The Mission Hill Road Race, one of the neighborhood’s most popular annual events, will be held tomorrow, Oct. 5, 9 a.m., starting at Kevin W. Fitzgerald Park on St. Alphonsus Street. The 5K footrace fills local streets with runners and walkers. The race raises funds for the park, which is named after the late...

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Two victims wounded in shooting

October 4, 2013
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The Boston Police Department is investigating a shooting on Mission Hill where two women were wounded early in the morning of Sept. 14, according to bpdnews.com. Officers responded to 32 McGreevey Way for a report of shots fired at about 12:33 a.m. They were flagged down by two females—one with an apparent gunshot wound...

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