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Hill Agenda, Oct. 13, 2017

October 6, 2017
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The deadline for Hill Agenda listings is noon, Tues. Oct. 31 for the Nov. 3 issue. Email listings to reporter@jamaicaplaingazette.com. Note: 617 should be dialed before numbers below, unless another area code is given. Meetings GENERAL HEATH SQUARE, IMPACT ADVISORY GROUP MEETING, to discuss project updates on the General Heath Square Apartments development. Note...

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Letters:

October 6, 2017
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City councilor’s avoidance I am a children’s advocate and educate others about improving children’s welfare. There is much evidence that early unrecognized developmental experiences that do not satisfy children’s needs can later contribute to personal and social problems including violence when they become adults. At-large Boston City Councilor Ayanna Pressley is Chair of the...

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Op-Ed: How Boston is helping the people of Puerto Rico

October 6, 2017
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By Mayor Martin Walsh Our thoughts and prayers continue to be with the people of Puerto Rico, those who live here and those who are on the island, as they recover from the devastating impacts of Hurricane Maria. I am incredibly proud to share that we are stepping up as a City to support...

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Protest

September 8, 2017
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Protest

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City Council briefs

September 8, 2017
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HEALTHCARE PROVIDER PARKING PERMITS ON HOLD In order to learn more behind the problems that home health care workers are facing while trying to find parking in order to provide in home care, the City Council headed by Mission Hill City Councilor Josh Zakim and At-Large Michael Flaherty held a hearing on Aug. 22....

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Participacion, September 8, 2017

September 8, 2017
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El plazo para Participación es 12pm, martes, 3 de octubre para la edición del 6 de octubre. Escriba a: news@missionhillgazette.com. Note que los números telefónicos empiezan con el código telefónico 617, a menos que haya otro. Reuniones Junta de directores de Mission Hill Neighborhood Housing, primer lunes del mes, 6-7.30pm, Mission Church Parish Center,...

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Rights vs. recovery: Courts embark on delicate balancing act

September 8, 2017
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By Seth Daniel Special to the Gazette After more than a year of planning, the Boston Municipal Court has embarked on a pilot program led by Judge Kathleen Coffey to help make it easier for police and physicians to involuntarily commit people who are a threat to themselves and the public because of their...

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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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