Monthly Archives: September 2018

Elugardo, Pressley beat longtime incumbents

September 7, 2018
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Two longtime incumbents saw their tenures ended, as Boston City Councilor Ayanna Pressley beat local U.S. Rep. Mike Capuano (7th Congressional District) and Nika Elugardo knocked-off local state Rep. Jeffrey Sanchez (15th Suffolk District) during the Sept. 4 primary election. Elugardo, a Jamaica Plain resident who is a former aide of local State Sen....

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BLOCK PARTY

September 7, 2018
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BLOCK PARTY

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Ayuntamiento y residentes quieren acción en pagos PILOT

September 7, 2018
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Lauren Bennett Especial a Gazette La Comisión de Medios y Arbitrios del Ayuntamiento presentó una audiencia el 2 de agosto respecto al programa Pagos en Lugar de los Impuestos (PILOT). Como parte de este programa, ahora en su séptimo año, las instituciones pueden voluntariamente compensar la ciudad a través de pagos en efectivo y...

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111 Terrace St. still under review

September 7, 2018
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After an extended comment period, the community and city agencies are still deciding how they want to proceed with the proposed new building at 111 Terrace St. Boston Planning and Development Agency (BPDA) extended the comment period through Aug. 31 to allow the public additional time to submit comments. The Community Alliance of Mission...

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Arrest made in 2016 Mission Hill murder

September 7, 2018
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A 24-year-old man has been arrested and charged in the 2016 murder of 33-year-old Eden Jacquet of Mission Hill. On Jan. 13, 2016, Boston Police Department officers responded to a call around 7:30 p.m. for a medical situation at 55 Fenwood Road and found Jacquet suffering from gunshot wounds. He was transported to a...

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City Council and residents want movement on PILOT payments

September 7, 2018
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By Lauren Bennett Special to the Gazette The City Council’s Committee on Ways and Means held a hearing on Aug. 2 regarding the Payment in Lieu of Tax (PILOT) program. Through this program, which is in its seventh year as of fiscal year 2018, schools, hospitals, and cultural institutions can voluntarily compensate the city...

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BACK TO SCHOOL JAM

September 7, 2018
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BACK TO SCHOOL JAM

Local state Rep. Jeffrey Sanchez held his annual Back to School Jam event at Mission Main housing development on Aug. 23, which featured health information for guests plus food, music, and kids entertainment. Sponsors for the event included MCPHS University. Courtesy Photos

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Somerville man convicted of hacking BCH computer system

September 7, 2018
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Martin Gottesfeld, a 32-year-old Somerville resident, was convicted recently in federal court of conducting attacks on Boston Children’s Hospital and Wayside Youth and Family Support Network computer systems, according to a press release. U.S. District Court Judge Nathaniel Gorton will sentence Gottesfeld on Nov. 14 after he was convicted of one count of conspiracy...

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THE NEW COMMISH

September 7, 2018
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THE NEW COMMISH

William Gross was sworn in as the 42nd commissioner of the Boston Police Department during a ceremony at the Morning Star Baptist Church on Aug. 6. Gross, who is the first black commissioner of the department, took over for William Evans, who left to take a job at Boston College. Gazette Photos by Frederick...

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Burney Street project update

September 7, 2018
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The developers of the Burney Street project are still working with the Boston Planning and Development Agency (BPDA) on next steps for the project based on community input on a revised design. Russ Preston, a developer of the project, said that the proposal now includes a parking space and a redesign of some of...

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