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Digging In

July 13, 2012
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Green Awards

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Participacion, July 13-Aug. 9, 2012

July 13, 2012
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La entrega para la sección de Participación es mediodía el 7 de agosto para la edición 10 de agosto. Escribir news@missionhillgazette.com.          Reuniones Community Alliance of Mission Hill, miércoles, 18 de julio, miércoles, 18 de julio, 7pm, lugar y agenda pendiente. Info: 733-8321/ jessicasey1@gmail.com. Northeastern Task Force, el próximo plan maestro institucional de NU....

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What’s Up, July 13-Aug. 9, 2012

July 13, 2012
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The deadline for What’s Up listings is noon, Aug. 7 for the Aug. 10 issue. Email listings to reporter@jamaicaplaingazette.com. Meetings Community Alliance of Mission Hill, Wed., July 18, 7pm, location & agenda TBA. Info: 733-8321/ jessicasey1@gmail.com. Northeastern Task Force, planning NU’s next institutional master plan. July 19, time & location TBD. Info: northeastern.edu/masterplan. LMA...

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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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