Archive for January, 2018

Maloney Properties will be conducting a Boston Planning and Development Agency (BPDA) income restricted rental lottery for five apartments located at Walter Huntington Apartments

January 16, 2018
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The property is located 75 South Huntington Avenue in Boston’s Mission Hill neighborhood. Walter Huntington Apartments will consist of 38 new apartments. Five of the 38 units will be designated as income-restricted. The property will also feature parking spaces on site, a fitness studio, and a roof deck with views of Jamaica Pond. The...
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Mayor Walsh is sworn in to serve second term

January 5, 2018
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By Beth Treffeisen On New Year’s Day morning, Mayor Martin Walsh took his oath of office and was sworn in to his second term as the 54th Mayor of Boston in front of a large crowd filled with residents, supporters, faith leaders and elected officials in the Cutler Majestic Theatre. Vice President Joseph R....
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Community comes together after fatal shooting

January 5, 2018
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A week after a fatal youth shooting on Mission Hill, Sociedad Latina, the Tobin Community Center, and Mission Hill Neighborhood Housing Services hosted a community discussion on violence and the safety of the Mission Hill community. The discussion on Dec. 11 at Tobin Community Center was well-attended by at least 100 people, including residents,...
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MAKING HISTORY

January 5, 2018
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MAKING HISTORY


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City Council passes bag ordinance, mayor signs it

January 5, 2018
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By Beth Treffeisen and Peter Shanley Gazette Staff The City Council unanimously passed—and the mayor signed—an ordinance that levies a five-cent surcharge for using a thick plastic bag or a paper bag at a store in the city. Thinner plastic bags will be banned under the measure. But Mayor Martin Walsh’s signature on Dec....
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Comunidad se une después de disparo fatal

January 5, 2018
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Una semana después del fatal disparo de un joven en Mission Hill, organizadores comunitarios de Sociedad Latina, Tobin Community Center, y Mission Hill Neighborhood Housing Services presentaron una reunión comunitaria sobre los disparos recientes y la seguridad de la comunidad de Mission Hill. Alrededor de 100 personas asistieron a la discusión del 11 de...
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BPS will not implement new start times after blowback from parents, community

January 5, 2018
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After releasing new start and end times for 105 of the 125 schools in the system for next school year, Boston Public Schools (BPS) is putting the brakes on the new policy after blowback from parents and the community. “Over the past few weeks, we have heard from families, staff, and stakeholders that there...
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Beth Israel to develop new building on west campus

January 5, 2018
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Beth Israel Deaconess Medical Center (BIDMC) intends on building a new inpatient building on their west campus, according to a letter of intent that the hospital sent to the Boston Planning and Development Agency (BPDA). The new 345,000-square-foot, 10-story building will house clinical inpatient programs including private patient rooms, operating and procedure rooms, imaging...
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MassArt to sponsor 10 students from Puerto Rico

January 5, 2018
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Massachusetts College of Art and Design (MassArt) will open its doors to 10 Puerto Rican students whose educations were disrupted by the recent hurricanes in Puerto Rico by covering the students’ tuition and housing expenses. The MassArt Foundation is also launching a crowdfunding campaign with the goal of raising $25,000 for the students’ art...
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Governor launches initiative to increase housing production

January 5, 2018
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At the Roxbury Tenants of Harvard on Mission Hill, the Baker-Polito administration announced on Dec. 11 a new initiative in efforts to increase housing production across the Commonwealth, according to a press release. The Housing Choice Initiative will create a system of incentives and rewards for municipalities that deliver sustainable housing growth and propose...
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