Monthly Archives: August 2018

Residents and officials celebrate reopening of Parker Hill Branch Library

August 3, 2018
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By Laura Plummer Special to the Gazette Residents of Mission Hill and local officials came out on July 28 to celebrate the long-awaited reopening of the Parker Hill Branch of the Boston Public Library (BPL). It had been closed for over a year due to a major repair and renovation effort. A crowd of...

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Sanchez criticized over failed immigrant protection amendment

August 3, 2018
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Local state Rep. Jeffrey Sanchez is being criticized over the state Legislature’s failure to pass undocumented immigrant protections when it approved the state budget on July 18. Sanchez, who holds the powerful chairman of the House Ways and Means Committee position, was a chief negotiator in the conference that reconciled the House and Senate...

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Anniversary Memorial

August 3, 2018
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Anniversary Memorial

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New five-story building proposed on Terrace St.

August 3, 2018
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A new five-story development proposal at 111 Terrace St. on Mission Hill is under review by the Boston Planning and Development Agency (BPDA). Out of 42 residential units, the proposed project would have five affordable units, including one for artist housing. The property currently consists of 11,889 square feet of land, and consists of...

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Residentes y oficiales celebran la reapertura de la biblioteca de Parker Hill

August 3, 2018
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Laura Plummer Especial a Gazette Residentes de Mission Hill y oficiales locales se reunieron el 28 de julio para celebrar la esperada reapertura de la biblioteca de Parker Hill, parte del sistema de bibliotecas públicas de Boston (BPL). Había estado cerrada durante un año debido a una gran iniciativa de reparación. Un grupo de...

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Q. and A. with Charlie Baker

August 3, 2018
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Q. and A. with Charlie Baker

Gov. Charlie Baker is the former CEO of Harvard Pilgrim Health Care and served in both former Gov. Bill Weld and former Gov. Paul Cellucci administrations. He was elected governor in 2014, edging out Democrat Martha Coakley in a close election. He will face-off against Scott Lively, a pastor who espouses homophobic and fringe...

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Q. and A. with Jay Gonzalez

August 3, 2018
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Q. and A. with Jay Gonzalez

Jay Gonzalez is an attorney, the former secretary of administration and finance in the Patrick administration, and the former chair of the Massachusetts Board of Early Education and Care. He is taking on Bob Massie for the Democratic nomination for governor. The two candidates will face-off in the primary on Sept. 4. The Gazette...

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Update on Laneway development

August 3, 2018
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The developers for The Laneway at 9-11 Burney St. project, which has drawn a mixed reaction from the community, are continuing to review feedback from recent pop-up workshops, while a vote at the Boston Planning and Development Agency board was not slated at the Gazette deadline. The developers—Mitch Wilson and Russell Preston—are proposing to...

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Q. and A. with Bob Massie

August 3, 2018
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Q. and A. with Bob Massie

Bob Massie is an author, activist, and former leader of several nonprofits who has overcome many challenges in life, including a battle with hemophilia. He is taking on Jay Gonzalez for the Democratic nomination for governor. The two candidates will face-off in the primary on Sept. 4. The Gazette recently conducted a question-and-answer session...

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Boston Building Resources fundraising for renovation

August 3, 2018
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Boston Building Resources on Mission Hill has launched a fundraising campaign for a renovation for its building that houses its nonprofit Reuse Center, according to a press release. The renovation will make it possible for the organization to receive and sell more used and surplus building materials at their Terrace Street location, thereby providing...

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