Monthly Archives: April 2018

Senior Life: Q. and A. with local filmmaker Lisa Pontoppidan

April 6, 2018
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Boston filmmaker Lisa Pontoppidan has a knack for capturing a story and she is using that talent to allow older generations to leave memories and histories to loved ones, family members, and others who will follow them. Pontoppidan is doing that through her organization Personal Story Films, which creates personal documentaries. The Gazette recently...

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Senior Life: AN EVENING OF MUSIC, REFRESHMENTS AND RELAXATION

April 6, 2018
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Senior Life: AN EVENING OF MUSIC, REFRESHMENTS AND RELAXATION

Families, friends, and Sherrill House residents enjoyed an evening of music, refreshments and relaxation at the organization’s annual Spa Night, which was held on March 15.  The event enables families and their loved ones to mingle with other families and enjoy a special night “out” together. Courtesy Photos

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Hill Agenda, April 6, 2018

April 6, 2018
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The deadline for Hill Agenda listings is noon, Tues. May 1 for the May 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...

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Participacion, April 6, 2018

April 6, 2018
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El plazo para la sección de Participación es al mediodía, martes, 1 de mayo para la edición del 4 de mayo. Correo: news@missionhillgazette.com. Los números telefónicos abajo empiezan con el código 617.          Reuniones Junta de directores de Mission Hill Neighborhood Housing, primer lunes del mes, 6-7.30pm, Mission Church Parish Center, 1545 Tremont St....

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Council president wants to see more community involvement in as-of-right projects

April 6, 2018
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By Beth Treffeisen Special to the Gazette After an as-of-right project slipped by without any community feedback, City Council President Andrea Campbell has some questions on how these projects are zoned, and why there is no public process. Councilor Campbell called for a hearing to discuss the review process for as-of-right zoning projects, particularly...

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METCO SUPPORTERS

April 6, 2018
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METCO SUPPORTERS

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Election photos:

April 6, 2018
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Election photos:

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Letters:

April 6, 2018
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Opposing the Burney Street development We stand with neighbors and abutters in opposing an oversized development at 9-11 Burney Street. We ask the BPDA to prevent this concerning precedent, thereby protecting the residential neighborhoods in Mission Hill. Principal objections: The proposed 6-story building will dwarf existing homes on Burney St., with a height that...

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Op-eds:

April 6, 2018
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House passes legislation regulating, taxing short-term rentals By Local State Rep. Jeffrey Sanchez As I meet with neighbors and community members, one concern rises to the top: affordable housing. As our state’s population and economy grows, housing costs continue to rise. In many ways, we are victims of our own success. Our tireless efforts...

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Hill Happenings

April 6, 2018
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It’s cool when celebrities drop into local establishments and such was the case last week when Washington Redskins owner Dan Snyder stopped in the Puddingstone Tavern with his small group. Discerning bartender Scott Prince recognized Snyder and tells me the football mogul seems like a real nice guy. The Redskins, incidentally, were the Boston...

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