Monthly Archives: October 2016

Protesters take center stage during the BRA rename unveiling

October 7, 2016
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By Beth Treffeisen Gazette Staff During the unveiling ceremony on Sept. 27 for the Boston Planning and Development Agency (BPDA), formally known as the Boston Redevelopment Authority (BRA), protesters took center stage, sporting a sign with the agency’s new logo next to that read, “Boston Planned Displacement Agency.” The event that took place under...

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NU students create podcast on the War on Drugs and its impact on black communities

October 7, 2016
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NU students create podcast on the War on Drugs and its impact on black communities

Two students at Northeastern University have produced a podcast series about the history behind the War on Drugs and the lasting impacts that the era had on black communities across the U.S., especially in Boston. Joe Tache and Prasanna Rajasekaran released the first episode of their series in September, but their interest in the...

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LATINO HERITAGE MONTH

October 7, 2016
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LATINO HERITAGE MONTH

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Protagonizan manifestantes durante la inauguración de BPDA

October 7, 2016
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Beth Treffeisen Miembro del Personal de la Gaceta Durante una ceremonia el 27 de septiembre para celebrar la inauguración de Boston Planning and Development Agency (BPDA), anteriormente Boston Redevelopment Authority (BRA), los protagonistas fueron unos manifestantes con un letrero que decía “Boston Planned Displacement Agency” (agencia del desplazamiento planeado de Boston). El evento empezó...

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Marijuana amendment passes Zoning Commission, limits locations

October 7, 2016
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By Seth Daniel Special to the Gazette An amendment to the City’s Zoning Code that would put in place a half-mile buffer zone on medical marijuana dispensaries, long championed by Councilor Michael Flaherty, passed unanimously last month at the City’s Zoning Commission. It is now in effect and prevents medical marijuana dispensaries from locating...

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Call 311 for recovery

October 7, 2016
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A new hotline support system has been launched to help people struggling with substance use and addiction to access recovery resources, according to a press release. Now anyone in Boston can call 311 24/7 for any level of substance use/addiction treatment, recovery-related support services for friends and family, and answers to general questions related...

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ANNUAL BACK TO SCHOOL JAM

October 7, 2016
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ANNUAL BACK TO SCHOOL JAM

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Hill Agenda, Oct. 7, 2016

October 7, 2016
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The deadline for Hill Agenda listings is noon, Nov. 1 for the Nov. 4 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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DND to hold another meeting on vacant lands later this month

October 7, 2016
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The City’s Department of Neighborhood Development (DND) will hold a follow-up meeting near the end of October to further discuss future uses for 10 vacant City-owned lots on Mission Hill, according to John Feuerbach of DND. The City held a community meeting during the summer on the vacant land where suggested uses ranged from...

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Participacion, Oct. 7, 2016

October 7, 2016
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El plazo para la sección de Participación es al mediodía el 1 de noviembre para la edición del 4 de noviembre. 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, jueves, 27 oct, sala de música de Mission Church,...

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