Monthly Archives: February 2014

NU seeks students for youth development program

February 19, 2014
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Northeastern University is seeking local sixth-graders from housing developments around the university for a youth development program and will hold a March 1 information session. The Youth Development Initiative Project offers academic and counseling services after-school, as well as a six-week summer program focused on career ideas, life skills and academic courses. Among Mission Hill’s housing...

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Man charged with attempted B&E

February 15, 2014
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A Roxbury man was charged with attempted to break into a Delle Avenue apartment building early this morning, according to the Boston Police Department. Decosta Turner, 23, was arrested following a report of a breaking and entering in progress at 56 Delle Ave. around 2 a.m. According to BPD, Turner was seen emerging from...

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Positive reaction to Art Park plan

February 7, 2014
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Positive reaction to Art Park plan

The reaction was mostly positive during a meeting to discuss a slightly changed plan to turn the Art Park site, which is City-owned land between Parker and Terrace Streets, into community gardens and residential and retail space. About 40 people attended the Boston Redevelopment Authority meeting on Jan. 23 at the Tobin Community Center....

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Mission Hill documentary to debut

February 7, 2014
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The diverging paths of two Mission Hill basketball-playing brothers are the centerpiece of a documentary, “The Mission,” set to debut next month. Focusing on two brothers who grew up in Mission Hill, Wayne and Baron “Tiny” Turner, “The Mission” covers the divergent paths they took from their old neighborhood. The premiere will take place...

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Mission Prayers

February 7, 2014
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Mission Prayers

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Officials lay out 2014 agendas

February 7, 2014
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Schools, public safety and affordable housing are among many items on the 2014 agendas of Mission Hill’s elected officials. State Rep. Jeffrey Sánchez said he has “a full plate” this year. He will be working on legislation to further regulate the pharmaceutical industry, following the distribution around the country of tainted drugs made in...

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Líder de New Bostonians quiere más servicios para inmigrantes

February 7, 2014
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Líder de New Bostonians quiere más servicios para inmigrantes

Alejandra St. Guillen, un nativo de Mission Hill y el antiguo director ejecutivo de la organización política latina Oiste?, empezó su trabajo como la directora interina para el ONB (Office of New Bostoniano) la semana pasada. La oficina ayuda a los inmigrantes acceder servicios de la ciudad, clases de idiomas, y formación. También ayuda...

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BIDMC, Baptist team on orthopedics

February 7, 2014
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New England Baptist Hospital (NEBH) and Beth Israel Deaconess Medical Center (BIDMC) announced Feb. 5 that they are teaming up to offer orthopedic care. NEBH, at 125 Parker Hill Ave. in Mission Hill, is the only hospital in New England specializing in orthopedic care and already has a strong reputation in the field. BIDMC,...

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Clutch Works project to start soon

February 7, 2014
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Construction should began soon to turn the Clutch Works property at 1486 Tremont St. into residential apartment units and retail space, according to Mitch Wilson and Jason Savage, two developers for the project. “We are anticipating starting construction in the next few months,” said Savage. Wilson said that the project is expected to take...

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Landmarks Commission future unclear

February 7, 2014
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By Peter Shanley and Rebeca Oliveira/Gazette Staff With the Boston Landmarks Commission (BLC) involvement in a recent controversy in the Longwood Medical Area, the Gazette reached out to Mayor Martin Walsh’s administration to see whether the commission will undergo any changes moving forward. But the Mayor’s Office and the BLC did not respond to...

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