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Participacion, Sept. 6-Oct. 3, 2013

September 6, 2013
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La entrega para la sección de Participación es mediodía el 1 de octubre para la edición 4 de octubre. Escribir news@missionhillgazette.com. Note: Todos los números tiene 617, a menos que dice otro número.           Reuniones Northeastern Task Force, para hablar de IMP y un estudio de vivienda, martes, 17 septiembre, 6pm, 140 The Fenway....

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Cops used ID in 2012 urination arrest

August 9, 2013
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The failure of Boston Police officers to track down a man whose wallet and ID were found at the scene of a September 2012 Mission Hill attack looks even stranger when similar evidence was used the same month to arrest a suspect for public urination. The Boston Police Department (BPD) did not issue a...

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4 local buildings on City’s ‘distressed’ list

August 9, 2013
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Four Mission Hill properties are on the City’s latest list of vacant and “distressed” buildings. All of them have been on the Department of Neighborhood Development’s (DND) annual list for at least three years. The properties include a large brick industrial building at 123-127 Heath St.; a long-vacant commercial building at 6-12 Pontiac St.;...

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Turner out of prison, volunteering in Dot

August 9, 2013
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Former City Councilor Chuck Turner is back in Boston after serving prison time for bribery and is volunteering at a nonprofit in Dorchester, he told the Gazette last week. Turner, who is living under home confinement and volunteering at the Black Community Information Center (BCIC), said he is getting involved in community organizing on...

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Dorm Digging

August 9, 2013
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Dorm Digging

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2nd police spying protest planned

July 31, 2013
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Civil liberties groups will hold this year’s second protest on Aug. 4 at Boston Police headquarters against a controversial anti-terrorism intelligence center that maintained files on local peace activists. The Boston Regional Intelligence Center (BRIC) has been criticized for overlooking the alleged Boston Marathon bombers while keeping files on legal activities of protesters, including...

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RCC to host mayoral forum on youth jobs

July 31, 2013
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A mayoral forum focused on career opportunities for young people who are no longer in school will be held tomorrow, Aug. 1, at Roxbury Community College. The “Future Leaders” forum will be moderated by journalist Byron Barnett of WHDH-TV 7News, and RCC President Valerie Roberson will give an introduction. It is not clear which...

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Southie murder suspect’s ID found in 2012 local attack; cops never arrested him

July 26, 2013
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The ID of a man suspected of committing a horrific murder earlier this week was found in the possession of a woman attacked on a Mission Hill street last year, Boston Police Commissioner Ed Davis announced today. But the suspect, Edwin Alemany, was never located or charged in the Mission Hill case, and police...

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Ed reform group to hold forum on BPS future; BPS not invited

July 24, 2013
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Stand for Children, a controversial nonprofit organization that lobbies for public education reform, is staging a series of forums about “the future of the Boston Public Schools,” including one at the Tobin Community Center on July 31. But BPS has not been invited to the forums, and a City agency has complained about the...

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Nichols aims to be Mission Hill’s advocate in council bid

July 12, 2013
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Nichols aims to be Mission Hill’s advocate in council bid

Michael Nichols is touting his experience working on Mission Hill issues as the Boston City Council’s research director as a big reason why he should replace outgoing Councilor Mike Ross in the local District 8 seat. Mission Hill is “a dynamic neighborhood that’s clearly a microcosm of the city,” Nichols said in an interview...

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