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Editorial: Not just along for the ride

August 19, 2011
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Hubway, the new bicycle rental system, appears to be a success. It would be even more successful with the public input it deserves. Hubway, a joint city-corporate program, is one of Mayor Menino’s many real-deal bicycle infrastructure improvements. It is not cosmetic and it is not fluff. It is an ambitious achievement. The mayor...

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Editorial: Supporting Main Streets

August 19, 2011
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The funding losses at Mission Hill Main Streets (MHMS) that resulted in the layoff of staffer Barry Twomey and delayed a deserved pay raise for Executive Director Richard Rouse are discouraging. Perhaps, like many of the businesses MHMS assists, the organization can figure out a way to do more with less in tough times....

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What’s Happening on Main Streets

August 19, 2011
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What’s Happening on Main Streets

    By Richard Rouse Special to the Gazette I’m often asked why Main Streets sponsors the Farmer’s Market in Brigham Circle every Thursday in the summer. The obvious gain is the increase in foot traffic in the community, which benefits all local businesses. Bringing the folks from the Longwood Medical Area, who come...

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Good Taste

July 15, 2011
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Good Taste

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New website for Gazette

July 15, 2011
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The Gazette is pleased to announce that it has completely rebuilt its website at MissionHillGazette.com. The new site will contain every article and column from the print version, as well as some exclusive features. Readers are welcome to add comments to website articles. All of the articles will be archived there and will be...

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Room to Grow

July 15, 2011
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Room to Grow

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Mission Accomplished

July 15, 2011
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Mission Accomplished

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Editorial: The BRA gets census data right

July 15, 2011
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Mission Hill finally exists. That is not news to anyone who has lived in this neighborhood since Mission Church went up in the 1870s. In its diversity, energy and determination for self-improvement, Mission Hill is as real as it gets. Yet, until this year, Mission Hill did not exist in U.S. Census data as...

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