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Happy Holidays

December 12, 2014
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Mission Church to hold Christmas Masses, caroling

December 12, 2014
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Mission Church, a Catholic basilica, will hold several Christmas Masses and a Christmas Eve caroling event. On Christmas Eve, Wed., Dec. 24, at 4 p.m., the church hosts a family Mass featuring students telling the Nativity narrative. At 11:30 p.m. that night, the church hosts caroling by candlelight, followed by a midnight Mass. On...

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Why a man is giving away novels at Northeastern

December 12, 2014
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By Emily Huizenga/Special to the Gazette There’s a man on the corner, and he wants to give you something. It’s not a Greenpeace pamphlet, and it’s not a pocket-sized New Testament. It’s a multimedia storytelling project: a novel with a corresponding CD and artwork. It’s not political and it’s not religious, but it is—suspiciously—free....

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Hill Agenda, Dec. 12, 2014

December 12, 2014
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The deadline for Hill Agenda listings is noon, Jan. 6 for the Jan. 9 issue. Email listings to reporter@jamaicaplaingazette.com. Note: 617 should be dialed before numbers below, unless another area code is given. Meetings Mission Hill Health Movement annual meeting, Thurs., Dec. 18, 6pm, 1534 Tremont St. Info: maggiecohn@mhhm.org/427-6919. Mission Hill Neighborhood Housing Services...

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Honor For Dukakis

December 12, 2014
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Honor For Dukakis

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Participacion, Dec. 12, 2014

December 12, 2014
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El plazo para la sección de Participación es al mediodía el 6 de enero para la edición del 9 de enero. Escriba a: news@missionhillgazette.com. Note que los números telefónicos empiezan con 617, a menos que diga otro código de área.           Reuniones Comité sobre la delincuencia en Mission Hill, ven y habla sobre los...

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Editorial: Saying no to a Boston Olympics

December 12, 2014
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The prospect of living alongside thousands of journalists might be enough to make anyone oppose a Boston Olympics bid. But there are many serious reasons that we take the unusual step of urging Mission Hill to join grassroots opponents of the Boston 2024 scheme. It is rare that we advise saying “absolutely no” to...

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Editorial: Welcoming our new librarian

December 12, 2014
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It is a pleasure, even in this digital age, to welcome a new librarian to the neighborhood. The Parker Hill Branch is a keystone of Mission Hill’s community and self-improvement. We welcome Katrina Morse as the new branch librarian, and we are encouraged by her enthusiastic ideas for engaging with students and other young...

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Editorial: Happy holidays

December 12, 2014
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With the holidays here and the official start of winter on the way, we hope you enjoy this unique time of celebration and reflection. (And we hope you remember Mayor Walsh’s suggestion to shop local, too.) Hanukkah, the Jewish commemoration of the rededication of the Holy Temple in Jerusalem, arrives Dec. 16. On Christmas,...

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Obituary: Bishop Joseph F. Maguire, Mission Church Parish native

December 12, 2014
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Obituary: Bishop Joseph F. Maguire, Mission Church Parish native

By Patrick E. O’Connor/Special to the Gazette Retired Bishop of Springfield Joseph F. Maguire died on Nov. 30 at the rectory of St. Michael’s Cathedral in Springfield. He was 95 and almost 70 years a priest. He was born in Roxbury in the Mission Church Parish on Sept. 4, 1919. At St. Columbkille High...

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