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Developer releases revised and denser Art Park project

April 6, 2018
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Sebastian Mariscal Studio (SMS) held a community meeting to update the community about what its plans are for the Art Park development that will connect 778-796 Parker St. and 77 Terrace St. parcels. Historically, the community has been largely in favor of the project, and is still today, despite the fact that the proposed...

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Promotor lanza proyecto Art Park con mayor densidad

April 6, 2018
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Sebastián Mariscal Studio (SMS) presentó una reunión pública para informar a la comunidad sobre sus planes para el proyecto Art Park, que juntará las parcelas de 778-796 Parker Street y 77 Terrace Street. Históricamente, la comunidad ha estado a favor del proyecto, a pesar de que el desarrollo tendrá otras 16 unidades. La reunión...

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Man sentenced for armed robbery, rape

April 6, 2018
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An identical twin was recently sentenced to 16 years in prison and 10 years of probation after being convicted of rape and armed robbery that took place in 2004, according to the Suffolk County District Attorney’s (DA) Office. The case had been complicated by the lack of technology to distinguish between one twin and...

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Local teen activists demand NEU pay more PILOT payments

April 6, 2018
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Teen organizers from B-PEACE for Jorge Campaign held a banner-drop protest action at Northeastern University (NEU) on Jan. 17 to demand that the university pay $13 million to the City of Boston’s Payment in Lieu of Taxes (PILOT) program. A spokesperson of NEU was unaware of the protest. PEACE for Jorge Campaign is an...

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Local businesses support Burney St. dev., some residents raise objections

March 2, 2018
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The local business community came out to support the proposed mixed-use development at 9 Burney St., citing a boost to the local economy, during a community meeting Feb. 12. But some residents opposed the project, pointing to having retail space in a residential zone and the development’s projected height. The project, which is called...

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Empresarios apoyan el proyecto de Burney St., residentes tienen dudas

March 2, 2018
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La comunidad empresarial local vino a apoyar un nuevo proyecto multiuso en 9 Burney Street, citando un incremento económico, durante una reunión el 12 de febrero. Sin embargo, algunos residentes están en contra del proyecto, preocupándose por el espacio comercial en una zona residencial y la altura del edificio. El proyecto llamado “The Laneway...

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City scholarships available to Boston residents for college

March 2, 2018
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Applications are now available for the 2018 City of Boston Scholarships, which are need-based scholarships for Boston residents interested in pursuing an undergraduate degree or continuing education in Massachusetts, according to the press release. “The City of Boston Scholarship Fund helps turn our residents’ dreams of completing their post-secondary education into reality,” said Mayor...

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Beth Israel’s new building presented at LMA forum

February 2, 2018
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The Longwood Medical Area (LMA) forum hosted representatives from Beth Israel Deaconess Medical Center (BIDMC) and its architects to announce its plans for a new medical building that is slated to be built in the west campus. The forum was held at BIDMC on Jan. 22 and was filled with about 50 people in...

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Nuevo edificio de Beth Israel presentado en foro LMA

February 2, 2018
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En un foro del área médica Longwood (LMA), representantes del centro médico Beth Israel Deaconess (BIDMC) y sus arquitectos anunciaron su plan de construir un nuevo edificio médico en el oeste del campus. La reunión en BIDMC el 22 de enero fue el primer foro público para iniciar el proceso de planificación y aprobación...

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City’s emergency shelter system to be redesigned

February 2, 2018
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The City of Boston is requesting proposals to redesign the emergency shelter system to better support people experiencing homelessness, according to a press release. Proposals are due Feb. 20. The request for proposals (RFP) outlines the City’s goals of modernizing the emergency shelter system to ensure that people seeking shelter are quickly connected to...

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