Monthly Archives: September 2014

Obituary: Ángel Amy Moreno, educator and artist

September 5, 2014
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Obituary: Ángel Amy Moreno, educator and artist

An important figure in Boston Latino and Hispanic culture and education, Dr. Ángel Amy Moreno, 69, died on Aug. 20 of cancer at his home in Jamaica Plain. He was one of the first Puerto Ricans to sit on the Boston School Committee, a professor at Roxbury Community College for 30 years, and a...

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Obituario: Ángel Amy Moreno, educador y artista

September 5, 2014
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Obituario: Ángel Amy Moreno, educador y artista

Un importante figura en la cultura hispana y la educación de Boston, Dr. Ángel Amy Moreno, murió de cáncer a los 69 años el 20 de agosto en su hogar en Jamaica Plain. Fue uno de los primeros puertorriqueños en estar en el Boston School Committee, un profesor en Roxbury Community College (RCC) durante...

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BRA tightens PDA guidelines

September 5, 2014
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The Boston Redevelopment Authority (BRA) last month tightened its rules for granting Planned Development Areas—zoning relief for large-scale commercial projects—which has been controversial in the Longwood Medical Area. A PDA offers blanket zoning approval to large commercial developments that may be different in scale or use from surrounding properties. In exchange, the owner must...

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Back to School Jam

September 5, 2014
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Back to School Jam

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Student Welcome Guide: A student’s guide to Mission Hill

September 5, 2014
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The following is some basic information for students moving into Mission Hill. General Boston Boston does not have a non-emergency police number. Call 911 for emergency and non-emergency police, fire and rescue. Get renter’s insurance. It might seem like an unnecessary expense until you have a break-in, or your upstairs neighbor’s toilet overflows while...

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Student Welcome Guide: A Guide to Mission Hill Place Names

September 5, 2014
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Welcome to the neighborhood! You just moved to Mission Hill—but did you know you’re actually on Parker Hill? You’ve probably already noticed the spires of Mission Church—which technically isn’t called that, either. And why’s the post office called Roxbury Crossing? Understanding the lingo of Mission Hill can seem like “Mission: Impossible.” Here’s a cheat...

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Student Welcome Guide: Mission History

September 5, 2014
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Student Welcome Guide: Mission History

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Pony Ride

September 5, 2014
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Pony Ride

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Hill Agenda, Sept. 5, 2014

September 5, 2014
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The deadline for Hill Agenda listings is noon, Sept. 30 for the Oct. 3 issue. Email listings to reporter@jamaicaplaingazette.com. Note: 617 should be dialed before numbers below, unless another area code is given. Meetings Bike lane meeting, Mon., Sept. 15, Tobin Community Center, 1481 Tremont St. Info: info@bostoncyclistsunion.org. Mission Hill Neighborhood Housing Services board...

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Participación, Sept. 5, 2014

September 5, 2014
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El plazo para la sección de Participación es al mediodía el 30 de septiembre para la edición del 3 de octubre. Escriba a: news@missionhillgazette.com. Note que los números telefónicos empiezan con 617, a menos que diga otro código de área.           Reuniones Reunión pública sobre carriles bici, para hablar sobre posibles sitios para bicicletas...

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