Monthly Archives: November 2013

Youth leaders receive scholarships

November 15, 2013
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Youth leaders receive scholarships

Three longtime leaders at the local Sociedad Latina youth organization received $500 scholarships from the Borinqueño Cultural Committee of Massachusetts last month. The recipients include: Tatiana Cortes, a Boston College senior; Taydavia Martinez, a Lesley University junior; and Shynnah Monge, who is taking Bunker Hill Community College courses. All three are Sociedad Latina alumnae,...

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State Rep. Sánchez holds gun violence forum

November 15, 2013
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Local state Rep. Jeffrey Sánchez, who represents Mission Hill and grew up in the Mission Main housing development, convened a forum last month to discuss gun violence and ways to prevent it. The event was also meant to draw attention to several gun control bills moving through the State House. About 100 people, including...

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Tuskegee Airman

November 15, 2013
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Tuskegee Airman

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College Cleanup

November 15, 2013
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College Cleanup

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Hill Agenda, Nov. 15, 2013

November 15, 2013
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The deadline for Hill Agenda listings is noon, Dec. 10 for the Dec. 13 issue. Email listings to reporter@jamaicaplaingazette.com. Note: 617 should be dialed before numbers below, unless another area code is given. Meetings Art Park plan, presentation on Sebastian Mariscal Studio’s plans for land between Parker and Terrace streets, Thurs., Dec. 5, 6...

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Participación, Nov. 15, 2013

November 15, 2013
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La entrega para la sección de Participación es mediodía el 10 de diciembre para la edición 13 de diciembre. Escribir news@missionhillgazette.com. Note: Todos los números tiene 617, a menos que dice otro número.           Reuniones Plan para Art Park, presentación sobre los planes de Sebastian Mariscal Studio’s para la tierra entre las calles Parker...

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Editorial: Congratulations to Walsh

November 15, 2013
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We congratulate Marty Walsh on his hard-earned victory in the Boston mayoral race. We eagerly await his administration and its promise of a City government that is more transparent, more efficient, more inclusive and more focused on equity—and just as positive about the future. We also remind residents that an election is just the...

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Editorial: Thanks to Connolly

November 15, 2013
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We owe thanks to John Connolly for his mayoral campaign. While unsuccessful, his bold campaign helped to shape the race and, ultimately, the City’s future direction. Connolly was the first incumbent elected official to enter the race at a time when it was assumed Mayor Thomas Menino would stand for re-election. That took real...

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Editorial: Thanks to all

November 15, 2013
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On Thanksgiving, some people have more to be thankful for than others, but we all have some blessings to count. At the Gazette, we have residents who not only read the paper but also contribute mightily to it, and local businesses whose advertisements make our work possible. Thank you.

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Letter: 55 Shattuck should remain as development lesson

November 15, 2013
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Recent years have seen tremendous, almost unbridled growth in medical facility development in and around Francis Street and Longwood, Brookline and Huntington avenues. If you look at it with some distance and perspective, you see a terrible mess of buildings, many in process, and many more to come. Think of homesteaders stampeding for free...

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