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Mayor appoints new neighborhood liaison

July 10, 2015
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Mayor appoints new neighborhood liaison

Mayor Martin Walsh last month appointed Jacob Wessel as the new Office of Neighborhood Services (ONS) liaison for Mission Hill, according to a press release. ONS liaisons help strengthen communication between City Hall and residents and facilitate service requests. Wessel, a native of California, worked previously as a research director for the Massachusetts Democratic...

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Alcalde nombra al nuevo intermediario del vecindario

July 10, 2015
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Alcalde nombra al nuevo intermediario del vecindario

Según un comunicado de prensa, el mes pasado el Alcalde Martin Walsh le nombró a Jacob Wessel el nuevo intermediario de la Oficina de Servicios del Vecindario (ONS-Office of Neighborhood Services en inglés) para Mission Hill. Los intermediarios de ONS ayudan a reforzar la comunicación entre el Ayuntamiento y los residentes y a facilitar...

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Fisher Ave. project could go to BRA board this month

July 10, 2015
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The proposed development at 40 Fisher Ave. could be presented to the Boston Redevelopment Authority’s (BRA) board at its next meeting, which is July 16, according to BRA spokesperson Nick Martin. A community meeting was held on the project last month. “The project has support from neighborhood groups, as well as elected officials, including...

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Hill resident named prez of Tufts Health Plan Foundation

July 10, 2015
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Nora Moreno Cargie, a Mission Hill resident, was recently named president of the Tufts Health Plan Foundation, according to a press release. “Nora’s new designation is in recognition of her accomplishments this past year and her growing role within the organization,” said James Roosevelt Jr., Tufts Health Plan’s chief executive officer, according to the...

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No ZBA hearing yet for Parker Hill project

July 10, 2015
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The proposed development at 70 Parker Hill Ave. does not yet have a date to appear before the City’s Zoning Board of Appeals, according to the ZBA Office. The ZBA Office said the developer filed paperwork last month and that it normally takes two month to get a date to appear before the board....

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Hostile reception to Olympics at latest City meeting

July 10, 2015
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Hostile reception to Olympics at latest City meeting

Most attendees at the latest City-sponsored Boston 2024 meeting on June 30 did not welcome the idea of bringing the Olympics to Boston with open arms. Instead, they barraged City officials with concerns ranging from security to the legacy of parks to an unwillingness to listen to the opposition. More than 250 people attended...

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45 Worthington St. continues to stir concerns

June 12, 2015
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Mission Hill residents are saying that they and neighbors are not happy after a recent meeting with a representative from the developer of the proposed development at 45 Worthington St., which is set to file a new plan this month. Meanwhile, the Boston Redevelopment Authority (BRA) said that it has “limited regulatory control” over...

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Parcel 25 project receives City funds

June 12, 2015
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The Mission Hill Neighborhood Housing Services’ (MHNHS) transit-oriented project at Parcel 25 is one of several projects across Boston that will receive money from $38.7 million in affordable-housing funding that the City is dispersing, according to a press release. “It is imperative that we continue to support affordable housing in our neighborhoods, and this...

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Ciudad presenta proceso de plan maestro

June 12, 2015
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La Ciudad reveló el mes pasado un nuevo proceso de planificación en toda la ciudad llamado “Imagine Boston 2030”. Imagine Boston se espera llevar dos años y es el primer proceso de planificación comprensivo para la Ciudad en 50 años. Imagine Boston será una iniciativa de múltiples fases, empezando con una encuesta de las...

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Experts: Olympics limit freedoms, boost debt

June 12, 2015
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The fattening of the security state, public debt and displacement were several harmful effects of mega-events like the Olympics that were discussed during a NoBoston2024 event on June 2. About 75 people attended the event in Jamaica Plain that featured speakers Dave Zirin, sports editor at The Nation, and Kade Crockford, director of the...

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