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Honored Chef

September 7, 2012
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Honored Chef

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BHA smoking ban to begin

September 7, 2012
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A ban on smoking anywhere inside Boston Housing Authority (BHA) buildings—including tenants’ apartments—goes into effect on Sept. 30. “The City of Boston is proud to be at the forefront of having smoke-free living in our public housing,” said Mayor Thomas Menino in a press statement. “All our residents deserve a safe, healthy environment to...

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Suspect sought in shooting

September 7, 2012
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A man was shot and wounded on the night of Aug. 3 at Tremont and St. Alphonsus Streets, and Boston police are seeking a male suspect caught on security camera video. The unidentified victim was shot multiple times and suffered injuries described as non-life-threatening, according to the Boston Police Department (BPD). The suspect was...

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Participacion, Sept. 7-Oct. 4, 2012

September 7, 2012
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La entrega para la sección de Participación es mediodía el 2 de octubre para la edición 5 de septiembre. Escribir news@missionhillgazette.com.          Reuniones Reunion de Wentworth Institute of Technology Task Force, para hablar de los apartamentos de estudiantes en 525 Huntington Ave. y Sweeney Field, martes, 11 septiembre, 6pm, Flanagan Campus Center in Beatty...

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What’s Up, Sept. 7-Oct. 4, 2012

September 7, 2012
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The deadline for What’s Up listings is noon, Oct. 2 for the Oct. 5 issue. Email listings to reporter@jamaicaplaingazette.com. Meetings Wentworth Institute of Technology Task Force meeting, to discuss student apartments at 525 Huntington Ave. and Sweeney Field, Tues., Sept. 11, 6pm, Flanagan Campus Center in Beatty Hall. Info: wit.edu/imp. Zoning Board of Appeal,...

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Editorial: Welcome, students

September 7, 2012
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We welcome the hundreds of new residents, most of them students, who arrived in Mission Hill over the past week. For those of us who have lived or worked here for a year, a decade or a lifetime, there can only be envy for those who are enjoying their first experiences of the great...

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Editorial: Fix the map, already

September 7, 2012
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The Boston Redevelopment Authority for years used a deliberately incorrect map of Boston neighborhoods to analyze census data. Mission Hill doesn’t exist on the map, being lumped into Jamaica Plain, which itself is drawn with wacko borders. The map infected City agencies, resulting in incorrect info on just about every major program. After much...

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Editorial: Rethinking redistricting

September 7, 2012
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The controversy about the City Council redistricting plan raises real concerns about minority representation and ham-handed incumbent protection. But it is just a symptom of underlying problems and our city leadership’s stubborn refusal to let the people rethink their form of government. No matter what boundaries are chosen, the City Council districts, redrawn every...

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Letter: Thanks for supporting New Mission

September 7, 2012
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New Mission High School has been a proud member of the Mission Hill community for the last 13 years. As you know, we have relocated to the Hyde Park Educational Complex, where we will continue to educate our students to become college graduates who do well in the world and for the world. We...

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What’s Happening on Main Streets

September 7, 2012
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What’s Happening on Main Streets

By Richard Rouse/Special to the Gazette September brings not only a change in the weather, but a sense of rebirth with the return of students and others to Mission Hill. Like the swallows to Capistrano, U-Haul vans and overstuffed autos descend upon the Hill while City inspectors, trash removers, police officers, college administrators and...

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