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Student Welcome Guide: A student’s guide to Mission Hill

September 8, 2017
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The following is some basic information for students moving into the Mission Hill area. General Boston Get renter’s insurance. It might seem like an unnecessary expense until you have a break-in, or your upstairs neighbor’s toilet overflows while they’re out of town. The City of Boston has many services for renters. Learn about and...

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Student Welcome Guide: Mission Hill place names

September 8, 2017
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Welcome to the neighborhood! You just moved to Mission Hill—but did you know you’re actually on Parker Hill? You’ve probably already noticed the spires of Mission Church—which technically isn’t called that, either. And why’s the post office called Roxbury Crossing? Understanding the lingo of Mission Hill can seem like “Mission: Impossible.” Here’s a cheat...

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Hill Agenda, September 8, 2017

September 8, 2017
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The deadline for Hill Agenda listings is noon, Tues. Oct. 3 for the Oct. 6 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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Op-Ed: How we’re creating affordable housing

September 8, 2017
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By Mayor Martin Walsh Boston is a diverse city made up of residents of all backgrounds, all education levels, and job sectors spread out over 23 neighborhoods. Some of us were born and bred here, some with families that have been here for decades, some received a wonderful education or job here and decided...

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Cruz Memorial

August 4, 2017
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Cruz Memorial

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Proposal to increase Boston Public Library board gets Council’s OK

August 4, 2017
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Beth Treffeisen Special to the Gazette In an effort to diversify the Boston Public Library leadership and funding sources, the City Council voted unanimously to pass a home rule petition proposed by Mayor Martin Walsh to expand the number of BPL board trustees from nine up to 15. At a City Council hearing on...

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Sandwich board signs regulations will soon be up for debate

August 4, 2017
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By Beth Treffeisen Special to the Gazette In bright colored letters across chalkboard signs, witty remarks or inspirational quotes entice a passerby to stop, look in and see what’s inside. These marketing tools help many small and larger businesses alike to get shoppers in the store across major shopping streets in Boston. In an...

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Neighborhood Slow Streets Program leaves many residents disappointed

August 4, 2017
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By Beth Treffeisen Special to the Gazette The five neighborhoods that will join the Neighborhood Slow Streets program in 2017 were announced July 20, leaving many communities who applied disappointed. The Neighborhood Slow Streets program is a City effort to reduce speeds and improve the quality of life on Boston’s local streets. Two pilot...

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Hill Agenda, August 4, 2017

August 4, 2017
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The deadline for Hill Agenda listings is noon, Tues. Sept. 5 for the Sept. 8 issue. Email listings to reporter@jamaicaplaingazette.com. Note: 617 should be dialed before numbers below, unless another area code is given. Meetings Community meeting regarding public art in the Dudley Branch library renovation, Tues. Aug. 8, 6:30pm. Boston Public Library hosts...

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Participacion, August 4, 2017

August 4, 2017
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El plazo para Participación es 12pm, martes, 5 sept para la edición del 8 sept. Escriba a: news@missionhillgazette.com. Note que los números telefónicos empiezan con el código telefónico 617, a menos que haya otro.          Reuniones Reunión comunitara sobre el arte público en la renovación de la biblioteca Dudley, martes, 8 ago, 6.30pm. Para...

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