Monthly Archives: July 2015

Free sunscreen dispensers coming to City parks

July 10, 2015
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Free sunscreen dispensers will come Boston parks as part of a pilot program inspired by City Councilor Matt O’Malley, the City recently announced. Mayor Martin Walsh announced this month that 30 dispensers will be installed in five City parks, in partnership with the Melanoma Foundation of New England and Make Big Change, a skin-cancer...

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New City crew cleans up drug needles

July 10, 2015
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The City has a new program to quickly clean up hypodermic needles tossed as litter by drug-users. The Mobile Sharps Collection Team, formed last month as part of the Boston Public Health Commission, will pick up needles in public areas at public request. Residents who find needles should never touch them. Instead, they can...

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Hostile reception to Olympics at latest City meeting

July 10, 2015
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Hostile reception to Olympics at latest City meeting

Most attendees at the latest City-sponsored Boston 2024 meeting on June 30 did not welcome the idea of bringing the Olympics to Boston with open arms. Instead, they barraged City officials with concerns ranging from security to the legacy of parks to an unwillingness to listen to the opposition. More than 250 people attended...

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Hill Agenda, July 10, 2015

July 10, 2015
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The deadline for Hill Agenda listings is noon, Aug. 11 for the Aug. 14 issue. Email listings to reporter@jamaicaplaingazette.com. Note: 617 should be dialed before numbers below, unless another area code is given. Meetings Avenue of the Arts Design Guidelines, final Boston Redevelopment Authority meeting about Huntington Avenue design guidelines study, Wed., July 22,...

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Icon Anniversary

July 10, 2015
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Icon Anniversary

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Educator Award

July 10, 2015
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Educator Award

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Pastoral Farewell

July 10, 2015
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Pastoral Farewell

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Participacion, July 10, 2015

July 10, 2015
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El plazo para la sección de Participación es al mediodía el 11 de agosto para la edición del 14 de agosto. Escriba a: news@missionhillgazette.com. Note que los números telefónicos empiezan con 617, a menos que diga otro código de área.           Reuniones Directrices de diseño para la Avenida de los Artes, reunión final de...

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Editorial: The Olympic legacy of a corrupted process

July 10, 2015
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Boston 2024 resumed its public presentations last month with yet another cynically artificial meeting. This time, it was a mockery of the charrette format real urban planners might use; the type of input Boston 2024 directly refused to give at the beginning, when it still mattered. There are possible fringe benefits to an Olympics,...

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Hill Happenings

July 10, 2015
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Ivers Whitney Adams was a successful businessman who, shortly after the Civil War, moved from Ashburnham to Mission Hill to be closer to his downtown Boston office on Washington Street. Adams’ new home in the location then called the Highlands was a comfortable abode at 2 Delle Ave. At that time baseball was gaining...

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