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Informe: Boston 2024 subestimó el costo de las Olimpíadas

September 4, 2015
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Aunque se ha retirado la oferta olímpica de Boston 2024, un análisis del propuesto recientemente terminado por el Brattle Group indica que las estimaciones para albergar las Olimpíadas faltaban casi un billón de dólares para llegar a una predicción más realista. Lideres del estado habían encargado al Brattle Group el análisis, y aunque se...

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NU agrees to $2.7 million fine over research funds

September 4, 2015
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Northeastern University (NU) has come to an agreement with the federal government to pay a $2.7 million fine over allegations the university failed to properly account for federal research funds that it had received from the National Science Foundation (NSF), according to a press release. The funds were awarded to support high-energy particle physics...

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City launches heating program to assist seniors

September 4, 2015
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The City last month launched Seniors Save, a program that will help financially eligible seniors replace failing or inefficient heating systems before winter begins, according to a press release. Replacing an aging heating system with a new energy efficient system can significantly lower the risks of heating emergencies during the winter and also reduce...

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Report: Boston 2024 underestimated cost of Olympics

September 4, 2015
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While the Boston 2024 Olympic bid has been withdrawn, a recently completed analysis of the proposal by the Brattle Group suggests cost estimates for hosting the Olympics were almost $1 billion short of a more realistic prediction. State leaders had commissioned the Brattle Group for the analysis, and although the bid was withdrawn, the...

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Hundreds turn out for City’s first arts master plan meeting

June 12, 2015
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An overflow crowd of more than 300 packed the debut meeting of the City’s new arts and culture master plan on June 2 at English High School in Jamaica Plain. Financial support for the arts in the past has been mostly private sector, and Boston Creates is the City’s first comprehensive plan to empower...

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Art Park developer chosen

November 15, 2013
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Sebastian Mariscal Studio, Inc. (SMS) will redevelop the Art Park site between Parker and Terrace streets after being chosen from six competitors last week by the City’s Public Facilities Commission. A Dec. 5 community meeting at Mission Church will allow the public to review the design and learn more about the construction timetable for...

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Animals and India highlights of library art shows

November 15, 2013
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Animals and India highlights of library art shows

Animals and India are the focuses of thought-provoking art exhibits on view at the Parker Hill Branch Library at 1497 Tremont St. “Animal Nature” by Ileana Hernandez, showing through Dec.31, is a series of photos that use humor to express behavioral similarities between humans and their pets. An a group show of paintings and...

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MassArt to host Holiday Art Sale

November 15, 2013
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Holiday shoppers looking to get a jump on the season’s gifts can find unique pieces of artwork at the 29th Annual MassArt Holiday Sale. Held the first week of December, the sale will showcase art made by Massachusetts College of Art and Design students and alumni, and revenue will go partially to the artists,...

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Boston Building Materials offers winter heating advice

November 15, 2013
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As cold weather settles in, Mission Hill’s Boston Building Resources offers advice and supplies for making homes warmer and more energy-efficient. The consumer co-op and building supply resale outlet at 100 Terrace St. will hold a “Heating Systems Workshop” on Dec. 7, and has weatherization workshops starting in January. “People aren’t really paying attention...

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Parklet debuts on Tremont St.

October 4, 2013
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Parklet debuts on Tremont St.

By Emily Resnevic/Gazette Staff Mission Hill’s “parklet,” a small sidewalk park with tables and chairs, debuted on Sept. 12 in front of Mike’s Donuts and Lily’s Pasta Express at 1524-1528 Tremont St. It is one of the city’s first two parklets created by the Boston Transportation Department (BTD). The other one is in Jamaica...

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