Monthly Archives: July 2018

Burney St. development continues to draw mixed reaction

July 6, 2018
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The developers of the proposed Laneway project at 9 Burney St. in Mission Hill have completed the additional “pop-up” community outreach events, but the project continues to draw a mixed reaction. The developers—Mitch Wilson and Russell Preston—are proposing to demolish an existing three-family structure at 11 Burney St. and construct a 27,629-square-foot, four-story building...

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Q. and A. with Nika Elugardo

July 6, 2018
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Q. and A. with Nika Elugardo

Nika Elugardo is an attorney, a former aide to local state Sen. Sonia Chang-Diaz, and a former director of a nonprofit that provides financial education and other resources to those wanting to achieve financial stability and build wealth. She is looking to unseat longtime state Rep. Jeffrey Sanchez. The two candidates will face-off in...

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CORPUS CHRISTI PROCESSION

July 6, 2018
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CORPUS CHRISTI PROCESSION

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Q. and A. with Rep. Sanchez

July 6, 2018
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Q. and A. with Rep. Sanchez

Local state Rep. Jeffrey Sanchez has represented the 15th Suffolk District for more than a decade. He is running for re-election this year and is facing Nika Elugardo in the Democratic primary. The winner of the Sept. 4 primary will effectively be the next representative as there will be no challengers in the general...

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Proyecto de Burney St. todavía recibe reacciones mezcladas

July 6, 2018
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Los promotores del propuesto proyecto en 9 Burney Street en Mission Hill han realizado varios eventos comunitarios, pero el proyecto sigue recibiendo reacciones mezcladas. Mitch Wilson y Russell Preston proponen demoler una estructura de tres familias en 11 Burney Street y construir un edificio de cuatro pisos y 27 mil pies cuadrados. Incluye 25...

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BPDA approves revised Art Park project

July 6, 2018
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As expected, the Boston Planning and Development Agency (BPDA) board during its June 14 meeting approved the revised Art Park project. A version of project was approved by the then Boston Redevelopment Authority and the City’s Zoning Board of Appeals (ZBA) in 2014, but was held up by a since-settled lawsuit. That has led...

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Q. and A. with Councilor Pressley

July 6, 2018
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Q. and A. with Councilor Pressley

At-Large City Councilor Ayanna Pressley was first voted to the Boston City Council in 2009, becoming the first woman of color to be elected to that body. She is now part of a wave of candidates challenging incumbent Democrats across the country. Her aim is to unseat local U.S. Rep. Mike Capuano (7th District)...

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Q. and A. with U.S. Rep. Capuano

July 6, 2018
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Q. and A. with U.S. Rep. Capuano

Local U.S. Rep. Mike Capuano (7th District) was first elected to Congress in 1998 and is a member of the Congressional Progressive Caucus, the Transportation and Infrastructure Committee, and the Financial Services Committee. He is running for re-election this year and is facing Boston City Councilor Ayanna Pressley in the Sept. 4 Democratic primary...

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Parker Hill Library to reopen on July 28

July 6, 2018
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The Parker Hill Branch Library will reopen on July 28, according to Boston Public Library. The City and BPL will host a ceremony with Mission City Councilor Josh Zakim, BPL President David Leonard, and others at 10 a.m. on July 28. The library’s programming will resume at the branch following the reopening, including summer...

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SPRUCING UP THE GARDENS

July 6, 2018
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SPRUCING UP THE GARDENS

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