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‘A giant is gone’: Locals remember Mayor Menino

November 14, 2014
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‘A giant is gone’: Locals remember Mayor Menino

By Rebeca Oliveira, Peter Shanley and John Ruch/Gazette Staff Former Boston Mayor Thomas M. Menino, who led the city for an unprecedented 20 years before choosing not to run again last year, died Oct. 30 after a long and public battle with cancer. Menino, 71, won his first term as mayor in 1993. For...

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Road Race Winners

November 14, 2014
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Road Race Winners

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2 time capsules reveal Northeastern’s past

November 14, 2014
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2 time capsules reveal Northeastern’s past

By Claudia Geib/Special to the Gazette The first thing removed was a coin. It glinted bright silver, as a Northeastern University alumnus held it up to the light— despite the fact that it was minted in 1898 and had spent most of the past 50 years sealed in a time capsule beneath Northeastern’s Curry...

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‘Se fue un gigante’: Residentes rinden homenaje a Menino

November 14, 2014
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De Rebeca Oliveira, Peter Shanley y John Ruch/Personal de Gazette Una “leyenda”. Un “gigante”. Un “representante de los desamparados”. Como las siguientes citas demuestran, el antiguo alcalde Thomas Menino, quien murió el 30 de octubre, fue descrito así. El Representante del Estado Jeffrey Sánchez “Un gigante ha dejado la tierra, pero sigue vivo en...

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RTH Community Center

November 14, 2014
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RTH Community Center

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Asthma remains a major Mission Hill health concern

November 14, 2014
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By Aneri Pattani/Special to the Gazette Joel Marin is never caught without his inhaler. He always carries one with him and keeps another in the car as a backup. The 27-year-old from Roxbury has suffered from asthma since childhood. “As the years went by, it got worse and worse,” said Marin, who used to...

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Hill Agenda, Nov. 14, 2014

November 14, 2014
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The deadline for Hill Agenda listings is noon, Dec. 9 for the Dec. 12 issue. Email listings to reporter@jamaicaplaingazette.com. Note: 617 should be dialed before numbers below, unless another area code is given. Meetings Community Alliance of Mission Hill, agenda to include Collaboration with Main Streets, Mission Sushi & Wok restaurant, Beta Burger, Wed.,...

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Final Farewell

November 14, 2014
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Final Farewell

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Jamie Wyeth’s paintings on view at MFA

November 14, 2014
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Jamie Wyeth’s paintings on view at MFA

The first major retrospective of American artist Jamie Wyeth is currently open at the Museum of Fine Arts (MFA), showcasing 109 works from six decades of Wyeth’s work. The exhibit is open through Dec. 28. The exhibition displays paintings, works on paper, illustrations and objects in a range of “combined mediums”––Wyeth’s preferred term for...

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WIT Vice President

November 14, 2014
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WIT Vice President

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