Monthly Archives: November 2016

Neighborhood liaison stepping down

November 4, 2016
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Jacob Wessel, the Mission Hill neighborhood liaison for the City, has stepped down from that position, and will be starting as the director of the City Hall to Go program in a few weeks. In an email blast, Wessel explained that he has come to learn a lot about the workings of the City...

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BWH donates money to local organizations

November 4, 2016
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MissionSafe and Sociedad Latina, along with other local community organizations, will receive funding as part of an investment from Brigham and Women’s Hospital’s (BWH) Center for Community Health and Healthy Equity, according to a press release. The hospital has awarded $640,000 in funding to 14 community organizations to help extend their reach and increase...

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Hill Happenings

November 4, 2016
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Former and current Mission Hillers gathered at Kevin W. Fitzgerald Park on a glorious Saturday morning for the annual Mission Hill 5K Road Race on Oct. 15, which was preceded by an inspiring talk from Mayor Marty Walsh. The race starts and finishes at Fitzgerald Park and raises funds for the maintenance of the park. The...

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Letter: Donnelly for register of deeds

November 4, 2016
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First, a little about myself. I’m originally from Mission Hill, going to school at Mission Grammar until the sixth grade. Later, my family moved to Jamaica Plain, where I finished grade school at Saint Thomas Aquinas. Then, I attended Boston Tech, Boston University and Northeastern University, where I got my degree in business management....

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Letter: Mission Hill LINK provides a vital service

November 4, 2016
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Many people new to Mission Hill may not know about the Mission Hill LINK – a community bus that has been run and coordinated by a dedicated group of volunteers since the late 1970s. The LINK has provided a much-needed service to local residents, especially older residents and others who are less able to...

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What’s Happening on Main Streets

November 4, 2016
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As daylight shrinks, the upcoming holidays seem to rush in too quickly with Halloween, Veteran’s Day, Thanksgiving, Christmas, and New Year occurring in rapid succession, to be followed by those little white snowflakes from above. I hope this observation doesn’t toss a wet blanket on your day. Congrats to the Kush Groove store across...

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