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June 12, 2015
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Obituary: Louise Scarpelli, former Mission Hill resident

June 12, 2015
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Obituary: Louise Scarpelli, former Mission Hill resident

Louise Scarpelli, 79, of Clifton, a retired dye processor, died May 19, 2015 at home. She was born in Concord and grew up in Stapleton. In 1959, she moved to Boston. She lived on Shepard Avenue and Kempton Street in Mission Hill until the family home was demolished to build Mission Park. In 1971,...

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Obituary: Martin D. McEachen, Mission Hill resident

June 12, 2015
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Obituary: Martin D. McEachen, Mission Hill resident

Martin D. McEachen, age 51, of Boston’s Mission Hill, died Tuesday, May 26, 2015. Marty was born in Boston, raised and educated in Boston schools and was a graduate of English High School. Marty was employed for several years as a custodian at the West Roxbury YMCA.  He enjoyed gardening and loved animals.  Marty...

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City to hold meeting on Heath St. housing project

June 12, 2015
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The City will hold a design update meeting about the mixed-use project proposed for the vacant land in Heath Square on June 23. The local Back of the Hill Community Development Corporation and the Jamaica Plain Neighborhood Development Corporation are teaming on the project, which covers 10 City-owned parcels on Bromley, New Heath and...

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Hill Agenda, June 12, 2015

June 12, 2015
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The deadline for Hill Agenda listings is noon, July 8 for the June 10 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 Tremont...

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Cheers to Main Streets

June 12, 2015
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Cheers to Main Streets

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Participacion, June 12, 2015

June 12, 2015
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El plazo para la sección de Participación es al mediodía el 8 de julio para la edición del 10 de julio. Escriba a: news@missionhillgazette.com. Note que los números telefónicos empiezan con 617, a menos que diga otro código de área.           Reuniones Tribunal Servicios de Vivienda en Mission Hill, primer lunes del mes, 6-7:30pm,...

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Editorial: A cultural master plan

June 12, 2015
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The “Boston Creates” arts and cultural “blueprint” sounds like another good big-picture approach from Mayor Walsh’s new-ish administration. This is a crucial conversation in our area, home to the “Avenue of the Arts” and its internationally renowned museums and art schools, as well as our many creative youth programs, local artists and musicians, and...

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Editorial: Thank you, first responders

June 12, 2015
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This month, the Gazette takes it annual pause to thank the police officers, firefighters and EMTs who keep our neighborhood safe, yet often work unnoticed and un-thanked. First responders are granted an enormous amount of power over the residents of Boston, and one of the Gazette’s responsibilities is to hold them accountable for their...

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Op-Ed: Imagining a new Boston for 2030

June 12, 2015
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By Mayor Martin J. Walsh/Special to the Gazette I recently announced Imagine Boston 2030, the first citywide planning process in 50 years. It will be a two-year planning process to create a roadmap for success leading up to Boston’s 400th birthday. Boston is a city of neighborhoods and, more importantly, a city of neighbors...

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