Monthly Archives: December 2014

Nonprofit developers hope to build 40 units on Heath St. parcels

December 12, 2014
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Two nonprofit developers specializing in affordable housing—the Back of the Hill Community Development Corporation and the Jamaica Plain Neighborhood Development Corporation—are proposing to develop about 40 housing units in a four-story building on City-owned parcels on Heath Street. The two organizations—which previously co-developed the Back of the Hill housing— hosted two community meetings this...

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New England Baptist Hospital IMP expected soon

December 12, 2014
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New England Baptist Hospital is expected to file its Institutional Master Plan (IMP) with the Boston Redevelopment Authority (BRA) in February, following a community task force meeting next month. An IMP is a comprehensive development plan that describes an institution’s existing facilities, long-range planning goals and proposed projects. A new IMP must be filed...

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BWH performs double arm transplant

December 12, 2014
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A man who lost his limbs to an infection received two new arms in a remarkable transplant operation at Brigham and Women’s Hospital (BWH) in October. Will Lautzenheiser, 40, lost all four limbs to a bacterial infection that nearly killed him in 2011. Lautzenheiser is a former professor of film production and screenwriting at...

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BLC director one of eight City workers forced out

December 12, 2014
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The City has ended the employment of eight workers, including executive director of the Boston Landmarks Commission (BLC) Ellen Lipsey, according to Mayor’s Office spokesperson Kate Norton. The BLC has played a prominent role in the Mission Hill area, putting landmark designations on such buildings as the Isabella Stewart Garner Museum and the Parker...

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MassArt community arts program to host open house

December 12, 2014
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MassArt community arts program to host open house

The Center for Art and Community Partnerships (CACP) at Massachusetts College of Art and Design (MassArt) will host a holiday open house on Fri., Dec. 12 to kick off the celebration of CACP’s 10th anniversary. CACP oversees “sparc! the ArtMobile” and other community art programs that go out into the community. CACP works with...

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Centennial Park

December 12, 2014
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Centennial Park

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Hill Agenda, Dec. 12, 2014

December 12, 2014
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The deadline for Hill Agenda listings is noon, Jan. 6 for the Jan. 9 issue. Email listings to reporter@jamaicaplaingazette.com. Note: 617 should be dialed before numbers below, unless another area code is given. Meetings Mission Hill Health Movement annual meeting, Thurs., Dec. 18, 6pm, 1534 Tremont St. Info: maggiecohn@mhhm.org/427-6919. Mission Hill Neighborhood Housing Services...

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Honor For Dukakis

December 12, 2014
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Honor For Dukakis

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Participacion, Dec. 12, 2014

December 12, 2014
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El plazo para la sección de Participación es al mediodía el 6 de enero para la edición del 9 de enero. Escriba a: news@missionhillgazette.com. Note que los números telefónicos empiezan con 617, a menos que diga otro código de área.           Reuniones Comité sobre la delincuencia en Mission Hill, ven y habla sobre los...

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Editorial: Saying no to a Boston Olympics

December 12, 2014
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The prospect of living alongside thousands of journalists might be enough to make anyone oppose a Boston Olympics bid. But there are many serious reasons that we take the unusual step of urging Mission Hill to join grassroots opponents of the Boston 2024 scheme. It is rare that we advise saying “absolutely no” to...

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