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Ribbon-cutting

November 3, 2017
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Ribbon-cutting

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Zakim holds hearing on simplifying voter registration

November 3, 2017
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By Beth Treffeisen Special to the Gazette With another preliminary election come and gone with a low voter turnout of about 14 percent, one City Councilor is trying to figure out ways to increase voter turnout by making it easier to register to vote. The City Council’s Special Committee on Civil Rights, headed by...

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WIT Dedication

November 3, 2017
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WIT Dedication

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City Council news and notes

November 3, 2017
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Surviving Spouse Benefits The City Council voted unanimously on Oct. 25 to pass Councilor Michael Flaherty’s home-rule petition to reinstate the ability of spouses of City of Boston employees who died in the line of duty and later remarried to receive City of Boston health insurance. In 2000, the legislature repealed part of the...

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New NIDA Study to Look at Effects of Diet Pills on Cocaine Addiction

November 3, 2017
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By Seth Daniel Though most treatment research focuses on the opiate epidemic these days, one doctor at Boston Medical Center (BMC) is looking at how to help people curtail their use of cocaine use with diet drugs already approved by the Food and Drug Administration (FDA). Dr. Eric Devine and BMC’s  Psychiatry Research Center...

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RIBBON-CUTTING AT THE TOBIN COMMUNITY CENTER

November 3, 2017
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RIBBON-CUTTING AT THE TOBIN COMMUNITY CENTER

Scenes from an Oct. 31 ribbon-cutting at the Tobin Community Center for a renovated backyard space. The redesign of the backyard space was spearheaded by students from the Wentworth Institute of Technology, who conducted community outreach and drew up plans that former Mission Hill City Councilor Mike Ross brought to the City to get...

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Hill Agenda, Nov. 3, 2017

November 3, 2017
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The deadline for Hill Agenda listings is noon, Tues. Nov. 28 for the Dec. 1 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...

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Participacion, Nov. 3, 2017

November 3, 2017
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El plazo para la sección de Participación es al mediodía, martes, 28 de noviembre para la edición del 1 de diciembre. Escriba a: news@missionhillgazette.com. Los números telefónicos abajo empiezan con el código 617. Reuniones Junta de directores de Mission Hill Neighborhood Housing, primer lunes del mes, 6-7.30pm, Mission Church Parish Center, 1545 Tremont St....

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HALLOWEEN ON THE HILL

November 3, 2017
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HALLOWEEN ON THE HILL

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Op-eds:

November 3, 2017
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Op-Ed: Solving the affordability and displacement crisis By Danielle Sommer and Mike Prokosch Housing costs a lot in Boston. It’s getting harder to find a home you can rent or own. And people of color are being pushed outside of the city, increasing segregation across the state. If we don’t take a stand now,...

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