Archive for April, 2016

AG’s Office steps away from Prouty Garden controversy, but fight continues

April 1, 2016
By

By Emily Resnevic and Peter Shanley Gazette Staff The state Attorney General’s Office (AGO) has decided not to intervene to stop the demolition of the Prouty Garden, which is to make way for a Boston Children’s Hospital (BCH) clinical building. A group had asked for the AGO to do that under state charity law....
Read more »

Posted in News | No Comments »

BRA looks to spruce up image

April 1, 2016
By

The Boston Redevelopment Authority is looking in the mirror and it doesn’t like what it is seeing. It’s time for a makeover. The City announced last month that the BRA will be getting a “strategic advisor” to help the authority develop an “organizational identity” and “brand strategy,” according to a press release. A request...
Read more »

Posted in News | No Comments »

WOMEN OF THE YEAR

April 1, 2016
By
WOMEN OF THE YEAR


Read more »

Posted in News | No Comments »

S. Huntington Ave. guidelines approved

April 1, 2016
By

The S. Huntington Avenue guidelines are now officially part of the City zoning after the Zoning Commission approved them on March 9 and Mayor Martin Walsh signed them days later, according to City officials. The guidelines address the types of developments preferred by the community for the S. Huntington Avenue corridor. The guidelines are...
Read more »

Posted in News | No Comments »

Subsidios para el alcance de DACA/DAPA

April 1, 2016
By

La Ciudad ha recibido unos 180.000 dólares para financiar el alcance comunitario y la educación sobre la acción diferida de las llegadas en la infancia (en inglés DACA, Deferred Action for Childhood Arrivals) y la acción diferida para padres de americanos y y residentes permanentes legales (en inglés DAPA, Deferred Action for Parents of...
Read more »

Posted in En Español, News | No Comments »

BRA board approves 35 S. Huntington Ave. project

April 1, 2016
By

The Boston Redevelopment Authority (BRA) board during its March 17 meeting approved the $12 million mixed-use development project at 35 S. Huntington Ave. The BRA in the early 2000s approved a different development team’s plan for the site: a five-story, 44,475-square-foot development with 47 residential units and 42 parking spaces. But that plan never...
Read more »

Posted in News | No Comments »

Hill Agenda, April 1, 2016

April 1, 2016
By

The deadline for Hill Agenda listings is noon, May 3 for the May 6 issue. Email listings to [email protected] Note: 617 should be dialed before numbers below, unless another area code is given. Meetings Mission Hill Main Streets Annual Meeting and open house, Weds. Apr. 6, 6pm, 1534 Tremont St. Free admission. Mission Hill...
Read more »

Posted in Hill Agenda, News | No Comments »

Grants for DACA/DAPA outreach

April 1, 2016
By

The City of Boston has received $180,000 in funding to provide community outreach and education on Deferred Action for Childhood Arrivals (DACA) and Deferred Action for Parents of Americans and Lawful Permanent Residents (DAPA) through the DACA/DAPA Outreach Initiative, according to a press release. The funds are a result of an $80,000 match grant...
Read more »

Posted in News | No Comments »

School Committee approves budget

April 1, 2016
By

The Boston School Committee last month passed the budget for fiscal year 2017 in a 5-2 vote, according to a press release. The budget process has been a contentious one with thousands of students staging a walk-out to protest cuts in funding. Some of the funding was restored after the protest. The new budget...
Read more »

Posted in News | No Comments »

Gardner masterpieces relocated to new exhibition

April 1, 2016
By

Twenty-five of the Isabella Stewart Gardner Museum’s most esteemed works will be moved from the museum’s original location into a temporary exhibition called Off the Wall: Gardner and Her Masterpieces in the Hostetter Gallery, according to a press release.    The exhibition of art by masters, including Rembrandt, Botticelli, Michelangelo, Raphael, and Rubens, opened...
Read more »

Posted in News | No Comments »