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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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Future Leaders

June 12, 2015
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Future Leaders

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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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Hundreds turn out for City’s first arts master plan meeting

June 12, 2015
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An overflow crowd of more than 300 packed the debut meeting of the City’s new arts and culture master plan on June 2 at English High School in Jamaica Plain. Financial support for the arts in the past has been mostly private sector, and Boston Creates is the City’s first comprehensive plan to empower...

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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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NU sports director joins Boston 2024

June 12, 2015
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Peter Roby, director of athletics and recreation at Northeastern University (NU), has joined Boston 2024, according to a press release. Boston 2024 is the private nonprofit attempting to bring the Summer 2024 Olympics to the city. Roby will serve as the vice chair of the bid committee and as a director of the board....

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New NU dorm coming soon

June 12, 2015
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Northeastern University (NU) is in the beginning stages of its next dormitory project, part of its recently-approved Institutional Master Plan (IMP). NU is also nearing the opening of a new center, called Northeastern Crossing, targeted at members of communities surrounding NU, that will focus on scholarship, job and training opportunities. At a May 10...

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Art Park lawsuit moves to trial soon

June 12, 2015
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Art Park lawsuit moves to trial soon

The lawsuit over the proposed Art Park development is moving closer to trial, according to developer Sebastian Mariscal. Mariscal said in an email blast that the development team is making as “much progress with the development as we can,” while addressing Mission Hill residents Oscar and Kathryn Brookins’ lawsuit over the City’s Zoning Board...

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Goddard House to turn into residential units

June 12, 2015
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Goddard House to turn into residential units

The former Goddard House nursing home at 201 S. Huntington Ave. will be redeveloped into a 169-unit residential development. The Goddard House controversially ceased operations on Sept. 8, 2012 and has remained vacant. The enormous brick building was constructed in 1927 and housed about 100 seniors. The project, proposed by Eden Properties and Samuels...

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