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BRA to create Huntington Ave. design guidelines

March 19, 2015
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The Boston Redevelopment Authority (BRA) is in the process of creating design guidelines for Huntington Avenue between Massachusetts Avenue and Longwood Avenue, known as “The Avenue of the Arts.” The first meeting is planned for March 24. The BRA is inviting interested residents, business and property owners, students, and institutional stakeholders to provide input on what the BRA should...

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NU earns NCAA men’s basketball tourney spot

March 12, 2015
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The Northeastern University men’s basketball team has earned its first trip to the NCAA tournament in nearly 25 years. All fans are welcome to attend a selection-show watch party on Sunday, March 15, to see what the team’s seed and first-round opponent will be. With a 72-61 victory over William & Mary in the...

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BRA checking history of tower site

March 6, 2015
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By Peter Shanley and John Ruch/Gazette Staff The proposed residential tower at 45 Worthington St. may be subjected to decades-old redevelopment plans that restrict the height and amount of housing, a local foe of the project claims. The Boston Redevelopment Authority says it is checking the legal status of that history. Equity Residential is...

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Ice Cold

March 6, 2015
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Ice Cold

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Local officials skeptical of Olympic plan

March 6, 2015
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With Boston’s bid for the 2024 summer Olympics games preliminarily accepted by the U.S. Olympic committee, the Gazette reached out to Mission Hill’s elected officials to get their position on whether they support hosting the games. City Councilor Josh Zakim told the Gazette last month that “it’s a testament to Boston that we won...

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MassArt grad co-created Boston’s Olympic bid

March 6, 2015
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MassArt grad co-created Boston’s Olympic bid

A Massachusetts College of Art and Design graduate is directly responsible for Boston’s bid to host the 2024 Olympic games. Corey Dinopoulos, a long-time fan of the Olympics, decided to focus his 2006 senior thesis at MassArt, created while he was living in Mission Hill, on the branding campaign for a Boston Olympics. “Long...

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Graduado de MassArt co-creó la apuesta olímpica de Boston

March 6, 2015
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Graduado de MassArt co-creó la apuesta olímpica de Boston

Un graduado de Massachusetts College of Art and Design es directamente responsable por la apuesta olímpica de Boston para los Juegos de 2024. Corey Dinopoulos, un fanático de la Olimpiada desde hace mucho tiempo, decidió enfocar su tesis de MassArt—creado mientras vivía en Mission Hill—en una campaña de marca para las Olimpiadas de Boston....

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Suspect charged in armed robberies

March 6, 2015
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A Boston man is facing armed robbery and kidnapping charges in three Mission Hill hold-ups last month, according to the Boston Police Department. Abram Acevedo, 33, is accused of three separate incidents of approaching people on Calumet Street, indicating he was armed, and then ordering the victim to ATMs to withdraw money. The robberies...

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Trash pick-up woes hit Delle Avenue

March 6, 2015
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Trash pick-up woes hit Delle Avenue

Mission Hill resident Robert Francey says that trash pickup woes have struck Delle Avenue with sporadic to non-existent service, leading to overflowing trash bins and waste being left on the street. Similar complaints have been voiced around the city in the wake of the snowstorms. “Sadly, missed trash pickups continue on Delle Avenue and...

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Suspect admits to infamous local killing

March 6, 2015
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The suspect in a notorious 2008 local killing of a college student confessed in court on Feb. 13, where prosecutors revealed that they believe the crime was a drug-related case of mistaken identity. Northeastern University student Rebecca Payne, 22, was shot to death in her apartment at 170 Parker Hill Ave. on May 20,...

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