Monthly Archives: January 2016

DEMOCRATIC PRIMARY DEBATE

January 15, 2016
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DEMOCRATIC PRIMARY DEBATE

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BRA board’s vote on S. Huntington Ave. guidelines delayed

January 15, 2016
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By Emily Resnevic and Peter Shanley Gazette Staff The Boston Redevelopment Authority (BRA) board’s vote on the S. Huntington Ave. guidelines has been delayed so the agency can further discuss them with the Boston Parks and Recreation Department, according to spokesperson Nick Martin. The BRA board was slated to vote on the guidelines during...

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Participacion, Jan. 15, 2016

January 15, 2016
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El plazo para la sección de Participación es al mediodía el 2 de febrero para la edición del 5 de febrero. Escriba a: news@missionhillgazette.com. Note que los números telefónicos empiezan con 617, a menos que diga otro código de área. Reuniones Comité de delincuencia de Mission Hill, conozca y hable sobre la delincuencia con...

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BPS receives $1.5 million art grant

January 15, 2016
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Boston Public Schools (BPS) has been awarded $1.5 million in grant funding from the Wallace Foundation to support its continuing expansion of arts education, according to a press release. The money will directly support the Boston Public School Arts Expansion Initiative, an effort to expand arts education that was launched in February 2009 as...

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Hill Happenings

January 15, 2016
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More than a 100 parishioners gathered at Mission Church for a fundraiser last month in memory of the late Father Joseph Manton. Father Manton, who died in 1998, served at Mission Church for 60 years. The eminent priest arrived on Mission Hill in 1939. Father Manton often chuckled, “Ted Williams and I were Boston...

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MSPCA to waive adoption fees for rabbits

January 15, 2016
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The MSPCA-Angell’s Jamaica Plain adoption center received 25 rabbits from a single home in December, one of the largest single surrender of rabbits in the organization’s recent history, which prompted adoption center officials to schedule a fee-waived adoption weekend in mid-January, according to a press release. The new additions bring the rabbit population at...

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Affordable-housing policy

January 15, 2016
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We at the Gazette are pleased that the City has finally revised its affordable-housing policy, but are disappointed with the final product. The new policy will bring in much-needed money to the City’s affordable-housing fund through raising the amount developers in most of the city will have to pay if they decide not to...

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MBTA, a grade A business

January 15, 2016
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We would like to commend the people running the MBTA for having a terrific business plan. The T continues to break down and have delays frequently, leaving the average Joe or Jane stranded on their way to or from work. One cannot go on social media without reading the pain, anguish, and frustration of...

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Gun violence has no place in our neighborhoods

January 15, 2016
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By Mayor Martin Walsh I traveled to Washington, D.C., and stood with President Barack Obama as he took measures to make our communities safer. Requiring all gun purchases to include a background check is a common sense, simple step, which will make it harder for criminals and those who intend to commit crimes to...

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What’s Happening on Main Streets

January 15, 2016
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The New Year brings hope and optimism to Mission Hill. With the holidays concluded I’d like to give a thumbs-up to those who did more shopping “locally” and a pat on the back to all the businesses that helped to make the neighborhood look festive. The Boston Main Streets “#5onMain” effort at encouraging shoppers...

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