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Editorial: Where to park parklets

July 13, 2012
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Trading parking spaces for “parklets” is a good idea that likely will boost business, beautify streets and literally curb our auto addiction. Whether a specific site is suitable for a parklet is a different question. It is good to hear that the City intends to hold community meetings about their design and placement in...

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Editorial: RCC’s key moment

July 13, 2012
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Roxbury Community College is facing a crucial moment in its life. Its leadership has changed, and it finds itself in a classic tension between local control and state oversight. RCC has appeared disorganized and a harbor of low expectations in recent years. But it unquestionably remains a key local resource in a time when...

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Editorial: Investigate T funding

July 13, 2012
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The MBTA budget disaster has whacked Mission Hill. Low-income seniors, hospital patients and college students are all feeling the impact. The less money you have, the more the fare hikes are biting you. And that’s just for this fiscal year. It all would have been worse if legislators hadn’t pulled off some budgetary sleight-of-hand....

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Hill man named as college outreach official

July 13, 2012
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Hill man named as college outreach official

LMA—The Massachusetts College of Pharmacy and Health Sciences recently announced that Steven Cortes, a Mission Hill resident, has joined the college as the new coordinator for community partnerships. Cortes is a 2002 graduate of Mt. Ida College in Newton, and holds a bachelor’s degree in communications. As a lifelong resident of Mission Hill, Cortes...

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What’s Happening on Main Streets

July 13, 2012
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By Richard Rouse   Construction on the 15 Francis St. entrance to Brigham and Women’s Hospital (BWH) is fully under way. Just recall any time you’ve done a home improvement and the resulting headaches it creates. The hospital is excavating an enormous pit to create a 406-space underground parking garage that will be capped...

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Grammar Grads

July 13, 2012
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Grammar Grads

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Knife attacker gets year in jail

June 1, 2012
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A Mission Hill woman will be jailed for one year for slashing a neighbor with a kitchen knife in a dispute over a parking space. Carmen Andino, 40, was sentenced last month to two-and-a-half years in a house of corrections by a Suffolk County Superior Court judge for the 2010 assault on McGreevey Way....

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Street Art

June 1, 2012
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Street Art

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Participacion, June 1-July 12, 2012

June 1, 2012
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La entrega para la sección de Participación es mediodía 10 de julio para la edición 13 de junio. Escribir news@missionhillgazette.com. Reuniones Reunion de mejoras de Ruta 39, para presentar las recomendaciones finales sobre la consolidación, la reubicación, y eliminación de unas paradas del bus 39. Martes, 12 junio, 630-830, John F. Kennedy Elementary School...

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Honored Leader

June 1, 2012
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Honored Leader

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