Monthly Archives: February 2017

Participacion, Feb. 3, 2017

February 3, 2017
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El plazo para la sección de Participación es al mediodía el 28 de febrero para la edición del 3 de marzo. Escriba a: news@missionhillgazette.com. Note que los números telefónicos empiezan con el código telefónico 617, a menos que haya otro. Reuniones Junta de directores de Mission Hill Neighborhood Housing, primer lunes del mes, 6-7.30pm,...

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Estimated 175,000 unite at Women’s March

February 3, 2017
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By Beth Treffeisen Special to the Gazette Marchers bearing pink hats, colorful signs, and t-shirts stating ‘Nasty Women’ packed the Boston Common on Jan. 21 in a peaceful protest against the recent election of President Donald J. Trump. Tens of thousands of protesters marched in solidarity to fight for values of human dignity, equal...

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Art Park court battle continues

February 3, 2017
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The Art Park court battle continues, as both sides wait for the judge to make a final decision on the appeal. But Judge Judith C. Cutler did recently deny a motion to force the plaintiffs to post a bond as a condition of maintaining the appeal, according to Kathleen Hayes, the sessions clerk for...

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WIT proposes to build new academic building

February 3, 2017
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Wentworth Institute of Technology (WIT) filed plans with the Boston Planning and Development Agency (BPDA) last month to build a 69,000-square-foot academic building at 555 Parker St., according to the expanding project notification form (EPNF). The project will require an amendment to WIT’s institutional master plan (IMP). An IMP is a comprehensive development plan...

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ZORICA PANTIC HONORED

February 3, 2017
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ZORICA PANTIC HONORED

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Hill History: This month in Hill history

February 3, 2017
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5 Years ago: 2012: Hundreds protest T cuts It’s the same old MBTA: residents of Mission Hill are bothered by the fare increases and service cuts of the MBTA, today and yesterday. In 2012, more than 125 speakers blasted the MBTA’s proposed fare hike and service cuts at Mission Hill-area meetings, and at least...

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Hill Happenings

February 3, 2017
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Frank Garvin is on the big screen, earning a small part alongside Casey Affleck in the American drama, Manchester by the Sea. Locals recall Frank from the Mission Hill Theatre Group in the 1980s, including his brilliant performance as Oscar in the Odd Couple. Garvin grew up in Charlestown before falling in love with Mission...

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Obituary: Georgi Erica Scarpelli

February 3, 2017
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Obituary: Georgi Erica Scarpelli

Georgi Erica Scarpelli, of Worcester and was born on Mission Hill, died on Jan. 6. Beloved daughter of the late George Vega and Louise Scarpelli. Loving sister of Toni Ann Komst (retired Boston EMS) of Mission Hill, Ed Komst of Pennsylvania, GiGi Florence and her husband Oscar of Worcester, Marcia Lawrence of Worcester and...

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Op-Ed: Facing Boston’s gender wage gap

February 3, 2017
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By Mayor Martin Walsh When I first took office in 2014 I pledged to listen, learn, and lead. It quickly became clear that leading on gender equity was essential to our City’s success. Not only is it the right thing to do, it is important to our economy as a whole and businesses’ bottom...

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Op-Ed: State of our city

February 3, 2017
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By Mayor Martin Walsh On Jan. 17, I had the honor of standing in front of the city I love and explaining all that we’ve accomplished together, and what we have to look forward to in the upcoming year. As I looked out into the audience at Symphony Hall, I was overwhelmed with gratitude...

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