Monthly Archives: September 2015

Hill Agenda, Sept. 4, 2015

September 4, 2015
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The deadline for Hill Agenda listings is noon, Sept.29 for the Oct. 2 issue. Email listings to reporter@jamaicaplaingazette.com. Note: 617 should be dialed before numbers below, unless another area code is given. Meetings LMA Forum, The Boston Redevelopment Association will be holding a forum to discuss a proposed change from Boston’s Children’s Hospital. Sept....

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Participacion, Sept. 4, 2015

September 4, 2015
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El plazo para la sección de Participación es al mediodía el 29 de Septiembre para la edición del 2 de Octubre. Escriba a: news@missionhillgazette.com. Note que los números telefónicos empiezan con 617, a menos que diga otro código de área. Reuniones Foro de LMA, Boston Redevelopment Association tendrá un foro para hablar sobre un...

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

September 4, 2015
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The following is some basic information for students moving into the Mission Hill area. General Boston 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 they’re out of town.   The City of Boston has many services for renters. Learn about...

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Student Welcome Guide: Mission Hill Place Names

September 4, 2015
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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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What’s Happening on Main Streets

September 4, 2015
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“Welcome to the Neighborhood” greetings burst forth from windows of Mission Hill Main Streets merchants beckoning new residents and returnees to enjoy the very best of this friendly little village in Boston. The drowsy summer feel wanes as increased foot traffic awakens a sense of rebirth and excitement to September strollers. Quickly becoming a...

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End of Summer Celebration

September 4, 2015
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End of Summer Celebration

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Editorial: Welcome, students

September 4, 2015
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The Gazette welcomes both new and returning students to the neighborhood. For those students making their second, third, fourth or fifth trip back, we hope you find the neighborhood much as you left it, maybe even a bit more spruced up. To the newcomers, you have arrived in a neighborhood that has a vast...

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Guest Op-Ed: Mayor’s New Number is 311

September 4, 2015
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By Mayor Martin Walsh Bostonians are the eyes and ears of their communities. That’s why, in every neighborhood, I’m always asking residents what we can do better. I count on your responses to make our city services the best they can be. But I can’t take every request myself. That’s why the mayor’s 24-hour...

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Hill Happenings

September 4, 2015
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A hundred and forty golfers participated in the Mark MacDougall Memorial Golf Tournament last month at the Easton Country Club. The event was a celebration of Mark’s life, who passed away in 2012. A legion of MacDougalls were on hand, including Mark’s dad, Paul, and Paul’s beautiful sister, Tricia MacDougall-Fitzgerald. The team led by...

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