Monthly Archives: February 2017

NU buys building of longtime pub, pizza place

February 3, 2017
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  Northeastern University has bought the property at 444-452 Huntington Ave., which is the building where the University House of Pizza and Punter’s Pub operate. NU paid $5.3 million, according to documents at the Suffolk County Registry of Deeds. The two businesses will continue to operate at the location for at least two years....

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Mayor Walsh speaks of improving infrastructure and housing in third State of the City address

February 3, 2017
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By Beth Treffeisen Special to the Gazette In a packed Symphony Hall, Mayor Martin J. Walsh delivered on Jan. 17 his third State of the City address, committing to keeping Boston accessible to all residents by investing more money in affordable housing and upgrading infrastructure and transportation options. In an effort from the Walsh...

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WOMEN’S MARCH IN BOSTON

February 3, 2017
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WOMEN’S MARCH IN BOSTON

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Councilor Tito Jackson announces bid for mayor

February 3, 2017
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By Seth Daniel Special to the Gazette When Councilor Tito Jackson took to the podium to announce his bid for mayor at the Haley House Cafe in Roxbury on Jan. 12, he didn’t paint himself as a candidate for one particular group of people, but for all of the people of the city –...

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Consejero Jackson se postula a alcalde

February 3, 2017
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De Seth Daniel Especial a Gazette Cuando el Consejero Tito Jackson ocupó el podio para anunciar su candidatura a alcalde el 12 de enero en Roxbury, se presentó como representante de todos los residentes de Boston, específicamente en los barrios y las escuelas públicas que han sido olvidados mientas el gobierno se dedica al...

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Walsh se compromete a mejorar la infraestructura y la vivienda

February 3, 2017
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De Beth Treffeisen Especial a Gazette El 17 de enero en Symphony Hall, el Alcalde Martin J. Walsh pronunció su tercer discurso sobre el estado de la ciudad, comprometiéndose a mantener la accesibilidad de Boston para todos los residentes con la inversión de más dinero en vivienda asequible y la actualización de infraestructura y...

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City set to release RFPs on vacant land

February 3, 2017
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The City’s Department of Neighborhood Development (DND) plans to release a request for proposal for 10 vacant City-owned lots on Mission Hill sometime this month, according to John Feuerbach of DND. The City held a community meeting last year on the vacant land where suggested uses ranged from open space to housing development. The...

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Changes possible to 1457 Tremont St. project

February 3, 2017
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The developers of the proposed 1457 Tremont St. development have switched architects, signaling possible alterations to the project. Leland and Suzanne DiMeco, a Mission Hill-based husband and wife development team, are planning to redevelop the vacant Roxbury Council Knights of Columbus building. Suzanne DiMeco spoke with the Gazette last summer about their plans at...

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Solidarity from Sociedad Latina

February 3, 2017
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Sociedad Latina, a youth-oriented organization based on Mission Hill, has issued a statement of strong opposition to the measures that the Trump administration has taken during its first week in office, and encourages solidarity and involvement in civic duties. The statement comes after executive orders to temporarily bar citizens of seven Muslim-majority countries from...

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Hill Agenda, Feb. 3, 2017

February 3, 2017
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The deadline for Hill Agenda listings is noon, Feb. 28 for the Mar. 3 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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