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Family legacy at BWH

July 1, 2016
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Family legacy at BWH

With eight members of her family serving almost 200 years at the hospital, Sandy (Holmes) Vance’s family has developed quite a legacy at Brigham and Women’s Hospital (BWH). Including BWH’s predecessor, Boston Hospital for Women, eight members of Sandy’s family have worked at Brigham and Women’s, and there are currently five working there now....

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Legado familiar en BWH

July 1, 2016
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Ocho miembros de la familia de Sandy Vance ha dedicado colectivamente casi 200 años a Brigham and Women’s Hospital (BWH), un legado impresionante. Ocho miembros de la familia de Vance han trabajado en Brigham and Women’s (incluso cuando tenía el nombre Boston Hospital for Women), y cinco trabaja allí actualmente. La familia Vance vino...

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Under Construction

July 1, 2016
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Under Construction

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McLaughlin Park renovation to be done soon

July 1, 2016
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The McLaughlin Park renovation is close to “substantially complete,” according to Boston Parks and Recreation Department project manager Allison Perlman. She said that “turf establishment” is mostly what is left to be done. McLaughlin Park is located between Parker Hill and Fisher avenues on top of Parker Hill. Planning for the park’s renovation first...

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Boston parks receive high scores on the Trust for Public Land’s latest report

July 1, 2016
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By John Lynds Special to the Gazette It’s parks like McLaughlin Park, Kevin W. Fitzgerald Park, and all the other city parks that dot Mission Hill area that help put Boston in the top ten of the nation’s best park systems according to the Trust for Public Land’s 5th Annual ParkScore index. According to...

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1470 Tremont St. project heads to the ZBA

July 1, 2016
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The proposed $8.5 million mixed-use development at 1470 Tremont St. is going before the City’s Zoning Board of Appeals (ZBA) on July 12, according to Inspectional Services Department (ISD) spokesperson Lisa Timberlake. ISD oversees the ZBA. The project will need zoning relief variances for several requirements, including maximum building height, minimum usable open space...

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‘NeighborHUB’ to provide City services to residents

July 1, 2016
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The City of Boston’s first “NeighborHUB” opened in June at the Tobin Community Center on Mission Hill, according to a press release. The NeighborHUB program is designed to offer City Hall services to residents in their neighborhoods. The program was inspired by the City Hall to Go Truck, except NeighborborHUB will create physical, permanent...

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BPS, Walsh honor 2016 valedictorians, including two with Hill ties

July 1, 2016
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Boston Public Schools (BPS) held its annual valedictorian luncheon at the Boston Harbor Hotel last month to honor valedictorians across the city, including two with Mission Hill ties, according to a press release. “This is one of my favorite events of the year,” said Mayor Marty Walsh, according to the press release. “The class...

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Art Park lawsuit still with judge; decision ‘could’ be soon

July 1, 2016
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The lawsuit over the proposed Art Park development remains with a Boston Housing Court judge, but there “could be a ruling any day,” according to John Feuerbach of the City’s Department of Neighborhood Development. Kathryn and Oscar Brookins filed a lawsuit over the City’s Zoning Board of Appeals’ decision to grant variances for the...

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Participacion, July 1, 2016

July 1, 2016
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El plazo para la sección de Participación es al mediodía el 2 de agosto para la edición del 5 de agosto. Escriba a: news@missionhillgazette.com. Note que los números telefónicos empiezan con 617, a menos que diga otro código de área.          Reuniones Junta de directores de Mission Hill Neighborhood Housing, primer lunes del mes,...

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