Monthly Archives: December 2013

Editorial: Happy holidays

December 13, 2013
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With the holidays here and the official start of winter on the way, we hope you enjoy this unique time of celebration and reflection. Hanukkah, the Jewish commemoration of the rededication of the Holy Temple in Jerusalem, ended last week. On Christmas, Dec. 25, Christians mark the birth of Jesus. The winter solstice arrives...

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Editorial: Farewell to Mandela

December 13, 2013
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Rarely does a world leader have much impact on Mission Hill, but Nelson Mandela, the former South African political prisoner and president who died Dec. 5, was one of them. Mandela won global goodwill for bringing down his country’s racist apartheid regime with both words and deeds of peace, equality and reconciliation. How that...

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Letter: Thanks for supporting the Community Alliance

December 13, 2013
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Dear Mission Hill residents and businesses: For those of you who have been participating in the Community Alliance of Mission Hill (CAMH) meetings—thank you. Thank you for wanting to drive positive change in our neighborhood. Our neighborhood is vibrant, diverse and, as identified by many of you in an earlier meeting this year, comfortable...

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Hill Happenings

December 13, 2013
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Several thousand people will attend the Urban Nutcracker this month at the John Hancock Hall, presented by Tony Williams. Williams, who grew up in the Bromley-Heath projects, founded the Urban Nutcracker in 2001. Williams runs the Tony Williams Dance Center at 284 Amory St. in Jamaica Plain. A tremendously talented dancer, Williams was the...

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What’s Happening on Main Street

December 13, 2013
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What’s Happening on Main Street

Mission Hill, are you listening? Brigham Circle is glistening…after a beautiful sight of hundreds of neighbors gathering at Brigham Circle on the Tuesday before Thanksgiving to kick off the City of Boston’s annual “Holidays on Main Streets” festivities. The plaza at One Brigham Circle provided for a festive setting, while Mother Nature held off...

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