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MFA displays BPS students’ art

September 2, 2016
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Visitors to the Museum of Fine Arts (MFA) can now view the work of Boston Public Schools students at a new exhibition of local youth artists called “HOMiE: In Our Eyes,” according to a press release. The exhibition is the result of a partnership of Boston Public Schools and the MFA celebration of the...

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Boston Creates spawns artist funding

September 2, 2016
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Artists in Boston can now apply for grants to help them share their work with the public, continue their professional development, or teach others through a new program, “The Opportunity Fund,” according to a press release. The pilot grant program is a result of the Boston Creates cultural plan, which was unveiled in mid-June....

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Q. and A. with Fenway High School principal

August 5, 2016
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Geoff Walker recently became the new principal of the Fenway High School, which moved to Mission Hill last year. The Gazette recently conducted a question-and-answer session with him through email about the school, himself, and the challenges ahead. (The session has been edited.) How has your background affected your educational philosophy? From my experience,...

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Boston strives towards goal to end homelessness

August 5, 2016
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Mayor Martin Walsh announced that the City is “well on its way” to meeting its goal to end chronic and veteran homelessness by 2018, according to a press release. The City’s action plan, originally launched in 2015, has been re-launched under the name “Boston’s Way Home.” According to the press release, Boston has ended...

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Residents have early-voting option

August 5, 2016
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Boston’s Board of Election Commissioners has established “one-day early” voting sites for the upcoming November election, including the Tobin Community Center and the Back of the Hill Apartments, according to a press release. Overall, there will be 27 early voting sites across Boston, three in each of the city’s nine council districts, in addition...

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Main Streets businesses and volunteers honored

August 5, 2016
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A Mission Hill volunteer and business was chosen as business and volunteer of the year at the 20th annual Boston Main Streets awards ceremony recently, according to a press release. Alison Pultinas of Mission Hill Main Streets was celebrated as a volunteer of the year, and The Puddingstone Tavern of the Mission Hill Main...

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Massachusetts license to get makeover

August 5, 2016
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Gov. Charlie Baker has signed legislation that will bring Massachusetts up to current standards for federal identification as mandated by the federal REAL ID Act, according to a press release. New REAL ID compliant cards will begin to be issued in the fall of 2017. “I thank the members of the Legislature for their...

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Family legacy at BWH

July 1, 2016
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Family legacy at BWH

With eight members of her family serving almost 200 years at the hospital, Sandy (Holmes) Vance’s family has developed quite a legacy at Brigham and Women’s Hospital (BWH). Including BWH’s predecessor, Boston Hospital for Women, eight members of Sandy’s family have worked at Brigham and Women’s, and there are currently five working there now....

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Legado familiar en BWH

July 1, 2016
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Ocho miembros de la familia de Sandy Vance ha dedicado colectivamente casi 200 años a Brigham and Women’s Hospital (BWH), un legado impresionante. Ocho miembros de la familia de Vance han trabajado en Brigham and Women’s (incluso cuando tenía el nombre Boston Hospital for Women), y cinco trabaja allí actualmente. La familia Vance vino...

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‘NeighborHUB’ to provide City services to residents

July 1, 2016
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The City of Boston’s first “NeighborHUB” opened in June at the Tobin Community Center on Mission Hill, according to a press release. The NeighborHUB program is designed to offer City Hall services to residents in their neighborhoods. The program was inspired by the City Hall to Go Truck, except NeighborborHUB will create physical, permanent...

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