Monthly Archives: February 2014

Mission Hill Wanderings

February 7, 2014
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Local artist Tina Pankievich made these watercolor paintings of Mission Hill, which were on display last month at the Mission Bar and Grill as the exhibit “Mission Hill Wanderings.” See Richard Rouse’s “What’s Happening on Main Streets” column for more details.

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Trophy Time

February 7, 2014
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Trophy Time

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Hill Agenda, Feb. 7, 2014

February 7, 2014
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The deadline for Hill Agenda listings is noon, March 4 for the March 7 issue. Email listings to reporter@jamaicaplaingazette.com. Note: 617 should be dialed before numbers below, unless another area code is given. Meetings Mission Hill Neighborhood Housing Services board of directors, first Monday of every month, 6-7:30pm, Mission Church Parish Center, 1545 Tremont...

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Participación, Feb. 7, 2014

February 7, 2014
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La entrega para la sección de Participación es mediodía el 4 de marzo para la edición 7 de marzo. Escribir news@missionhillgazette.com. Note: Todos los números tiene 617, a menos que dice otro número.           Reuniones Community Alliance of Mission Hill, agenda pendiente, tercer miércoles del mes, 7-8:30pm, Harvard School of Public Health, 677 Huntington...

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Editorial: Improving the Hill

February 7, 2014
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Projects, large and small, that soon will improve Mission Hill are good signs of the times. A mixed-use development at the Clutch Works site that will transform the Tremont streetscape. A new, much-needed community center at Mission Park. An inventive redevelopment of the Art Park site. A lively playground renovation. It is great to...

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Editorial: Hill history

February 7, 2014
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Besides reporting recent developments, the Gazette this month also takes it annual look back at “Hill History.” It is interesting how closely the past and present intertwine. Mission Church, the Parker Hill Branch Library and various historic parks are among the landmarks that have shaped and benefited today’s neighborhood. All of them came about...

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Editorial: Sen. Chang-Díaz’s good ideas

February 7, 2014
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State Sen. Sonia Chang-Díaz is promoting some good ideas for voting reform, including early voting provisions and same-day registration. Voting needs to be secure, but too often it is needlessly confusing and inconvenient, involving strange timing and various deadlines. As a fundamental civil right, hurdles toward it should be few and low. The senator...

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Hill Happenings

February 7, 2014
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Wayne Selden, the gifted freshman hoopster from the University of Kansas and the pride of Mission Hill, has been playing proficiently in the Jayhawks backcourt as the “March Madness” Tournament approaches. In the late ’90s, “Little Wayne” was the batboy for Winnie’s Pub in the Mission Hill Softball League when his dad, Wayne Selden...

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What’s Happening on Main Streets

February 7, 2014
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City planners frequently cite the arrival of artists into urban zones as the precursor of rapid gentrification. Areas like the South End, South Boston, Roslindale, Charlestown and Jamaica Plain that were once considered blue-collar and overlooked by many in the past are currently red-hot in the real estate market. The rich artistic influence that...

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