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New Tremont St. building plan up for review

April 17, 2014
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The plan for a new mixed-use building on a vacant lot next to the Tobin Community Center is up for public review. The Boston Redevelopment Authority will hold a meeting about the plan on Tues., April 29, 7 p.m., at the Tobin Center, 1481 Tremont St. The new building proposed for 1467 Tremont St....

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T to hold meeting on fare boost plan

April 16, 2014
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The MBTA is proposing a fare increase of 4 to 7 percent, to take effect July 1. T officials are holding a series of public meetings about the proposal, including one on Thurs., April 24 at Roxbury Community College. The RCC meeting will run 6 to 8 p.m. at the Student Center cafeteria, 1350 Tremont...

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Victim shot to death in Mission Main

April 4, 2014
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A male victim was shot to death March 31 in the Mission Main housing development, according to the Boston Police Department. The unidentified victim was found just before noon in the area of 17A Smith St. suffering multiple gunshot wounds. He later died at Brigham & Women’s Hospital. Mission Main has been the scene...

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Victim shot to death in Mission Main

April 1, 2014
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A male victim was shot to death yesterday morning in the Mission Main housing development, according to the Boston Police Department. The unidentified victim was found just before noon in the area of 17A Smith St. suffering multiple gunshot wounds. He later died at Brigham & Women’s Hospital. Mission Main has been the scene...

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Hill leaders react to Menino cancer news

March 16, 2014
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Hill leaders react to Menino cancer news

Former Mayor Thomas Menino is being treated for “advanced” cancer, the Boston Globe reported tonight, triggering early words of shock and support from local leaders. “I’m in shellshock right now,” said state Rep. Jeffrey Sánchez, who long worked for Menino, including as an adviser on Mission Main issues, starting in the mid-1990s. “One thing...

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Mayor Walsh names Mission Hill in 1st speech

January 10, 2014
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Mayor Walsh names Mission Hill in 1st speech

New Boston Mayor Martin Walsh gave a shout-out to Mission Hill in his inaugural speech Jan. 6 at Boston College. The Mission Hill mention came as Walsh referred to Boston’s historic nickname of the “City upon a Hill,” a Biblical reference dating to Colonial times. “Boston has been called a ‘City upon a Hill.’...

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Walsh appoints Hill native as New Bostonians head

January 10, 2014
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Alejandra St. Guillen, a Mission Hill native and executive director of the Latino political organization Oiste?, was appointed this week as interim director of the City’s Office of New Bostonians by Mayor Martin Walsh. The office helps immigrants access City services and training. St. Guillen is known for her service with political groups, including...

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City reviews 6 Art Park plans

October 4, 2013
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Six very different plans for redeveloping the Art Park site are under City review. The City-owned land between Parker and Terrace Streets has long been community gardens and a resident-created sculpture garden. The City wants energy-efficient housing built on the site, but also called for all proposals to retain the garden and art uses somehow....

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MH Road Race to be held Sat.

October 4, 2013
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The Mission Hill Road Race, one of the neighborhood’s most popular annual events, will be held tomorrow, Oct. 5, 9 a.m., starting at Kevin W. Fitzgerald Park on St. Alphonsus Street. The 5K footrace fills local streets with runners and walkers. The race raises funds for the park, which is named after the late...

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City seeks comments on 6 Art Park plans

September 17, 2013
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Six very different plans for redeveloping the Art Park site have been made public, and the City is accepting comments on them through Sept. 30. The City-owned land between Parker and Terrace Streets has long been community gardens and a resident-created sculpture garden. The City wants energy-efficient housing built on the site, but also called...

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