Monthly Archives: November 2015

City introduces new online permitting system

November 13, 2015
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The City’s permitting process might now be just a little bit easier, with the new Boston Permits and Licenses online platform. Mayor Martin Walsh unveiled the platform on Nov. 2, according to a press release. “We are committed to creating a permitting process that is user-friendly, modern and easily accessible to all of our...

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Olmsted Place Grand Opening

November 13, 2015
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Olmsted Place Grand Opening

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Hill Agenda, Nov. 13, 2015

November 13, 2015
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The deadline for Hill Agenda listings is noon, Dec. 8 for the Dec. 11 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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Big Sister of Boston

November 13, 2015
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Big Sister of Boston

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Participacion, Nov. 13, 2015

November 13, 2015
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El plazo para la sección de Participación es al mediodía el 8 de diciembre para la edición del 11 de diciembre. 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, lunes, 16 nov, 6:30pm en Emmanuel College en el Fenway...

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New blood

November 13, 2015
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We welcome newcomers Andrea Campbell and Annissa Essaibi-George to the City Council. The changing of the guard at the Council allows new people to bring new ideas and perspectives. Campbell and Essaibi-George being elected to the Council doubles the number of women to four members, providing much-needed diversity and role models for the younger...

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Olmsted Place

November 13, 2015
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The grand opening of Olmsted Place marks the addition of luxury units to a housing market that so desperately needs them. One cannot open up a newspaper without reading the cries of people bemoaning the dearth in the city of upscale living spaces with amenities such as a swimming pool. Some people might argue...

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The magic of a BPL Card

November 13, 2015
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By Mayor Martin Walsh A library card gives you access to not only printed books and e-books, but streaming audio books, movies, music, television shows, and digital magazines and comics. In September, during ‘Library Card Sign-Up Month,’ more than 6,600 individuals signed up for a free library card with the Boston Public Library. Here...

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Hill Happenings

November 13, 2015
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Hill Happenings

Last week I enjoyed conversing with George Salah, a fascinating man who celebrated his 92nd birthday on Oct. 25. George, who lives in Brookline, grew up in Mission Hill on Whitney Street. He graduated from English High School in 1940 and served in the Navy during World War II. I listened to George spin...

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What’s Happening on Main Streets

November 13, 2015
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What’s Happening on Main Streets

Mission Hill reveled at this year’s Saturday celebration of ghouls and ghosts with an even bigger and better Halloween on the Hill, sponsored by the Mission Hill Youth Collaborative (MHYC). Hundreds of goblins, large and small, enjoyed the spooky sojourn through the expanded haunted house at the Tobin Community Center, and next door, the...

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