Author: David Taber

Sábado chocan NEU y Fairfield

Este sábado hay fútbol del bueno en Mission Hill. El que juega no es el Revoltion ni el equipo de la nación. Pero es el representante del balompié de la universidad local y el terreno donde se juega es el…

Senate candidates make local stops

Two Democratic candidates vying to replace Republican U.S. Sen. Scott Brown spoke to the Gazette last month about strategies for boosting the economy, bringing jobs to the state and repairing crumbling public infrastructure. Newton Mayor Setti Warren was interviewed by…

What’s Up

The final, last-minute deadline for What’s Up listings is noon, Oct. 11 for the Oct. 14 issue. Email listings to [email protected] Note: 617 should be dialed before numbers below, unless another area code is given. Meetings         …

Roxbury Open Studios features Hill artists

Roxbury Open Studios (ROS)—organized this year by nonprofit cultural organization Discover Roxbury—will feature some Mission Hill artists and provide residents free shuttle service into the heart of Roxbury’s art scene Oct. 1 and 2. Two local artists—watercolor painter Bill Comerford…

1 more Hubway station coming

One more Hubway station is coming soon to the Longwood Medical Area (LMA), joining three of the bike rental program’s stations already there and two in Mission Hill, the Gazette has learned. The popular new program might expand more in…

Doc marks 50 years of diabetes care

LMA—From patient life expectancy to professional gender norms, Doctor Donna Younger has seen a lot of changes in her 50 years treating patients at the Longwood Medical Area’s Joslin Diabetes Center. “Things are remarkably different,” said 82-year-old Younger, who started…

Move-in day traffic details

Student move-in day—the annual Sept. 1 tradition of a new crop of student tenants moving into apartments on the Hill—used to conjure images of trash-strewn sidewalks and moving-truck gridlock. But, no more, Will Onuoha from the Mayor’s Office of Neighborhood…

Connolly focuses on education

If At-Large City Councilor John Connolly had his way, Boston Public Schools would be radically different. A former middle school teacher and chair of the City Council’s Education Committee, “I would pilot the whole system,” Connolly said in a June…

Partners to affiliate with low-cost insurer

Partners HealthCare System, a network of hospitals that includes Brigham and Women’s Hospital in the Longwood Medical Area (LMA), earlier this month signed a letter of intent to “affiliate” with low-cost insurer Neighborhood Health Plan (NHP). The affiliation would mean…