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Police: Beware of armed robbers in McLaughlin Playground

October 6, 2014
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Police are warning residents to beware of a gang of armed robbers in McLaughlin Playground following two incidents on Oct. 4. In both cases, a group of four young men with guns and possibly Tasers robbed groups of people walking through the Parker Hill Avenue park around 2:30 a.m. No one was injured, according...

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Man found dead in McLaughlin Playground

October 6, 2014
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A man was found dead Sept. 30 in McLaughlin Playground on Parker Hill Avenue, according to the Boston Police Department. The discovery came after police responded to a call of a man shot, but BPD did not confirm the man’s cause of death. The case is being investigated by the Homicide Unit. The victim was identified as...

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BRA approves Parcel 25 project; 1st tenant signed

October 3, 2014
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The Boston Redevelopment Authority board approved last month Mission Hill Neighborhood Housing Services’ (MHNHS) massive Parcel 25 proposed development. And MHNHS has landed its first tenant for the development—the nonprofit Metropolitan Boston Housing Partnership. MBHP is a nonprofit that helps low- and moderate-income individuals and families with affordable housing. It is currently located at...

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70 Parker Hill building renovation planned

October 3, 2014
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70 Parker Hill building renovation planned

The Boston Redevelopment Authority will hold a community meeting Oct. 7 on a proposed renovation project at 70 Parker Hill Ave. that would turn the former commercial building into 46 residential units. According to the project notification form, 70 Parker Hill Ave. is a building formerly used by the New England Baptist Hospital, but...

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Welcome to Mission Hill

October 3, 2014
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Welcome to Mission Hill

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Vision for park renovation becomes clearer

October 3, 2014
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The vision for the renovation of McLaughlin Park is becoming clearer as the City moves closer to a final plan that will have a loop path around the upper terrace, a restored Ben’s Tower and an overlook terrace. The City presented the latest on the renovation of McLaughlin Park, which is located between Parker...

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BRA aprueba proyecto Parcela 25; primer inquilino firmó

October 3, 2014
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El mes pasado la junta directiva de Boston Redevelopment Authority aprobó el masivo propuesto proyecto de Mission Hill Neighborhood Housing Services’ (MHNHS), Parcela 25. MHNHS consiguió su primer inquilino empresarial, la organización sin fines de lucro Metropolitan Boston Housing Partnership. MBHP es una agencia que ayuda a los individuos y familias de ingresos bajos...

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MH Road Race to be held Oct. 18

October 3, 2014
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The Mission Hill Road Race, one of the neighborhood’s most popular annual events, will be held Oct. 18, starting at Kevin W. Fitzgerald Park on St. Alphonsus Street. The 5K footrace fills local streets with runners and walkers. The race raises funds for the park, which is named after the late local state representative...

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Suspect sought in street attack on woman

October 3, 2014
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A woman was attacked early in the morning of Sept. 4 around 578 Huntington Ave. by a man who choked her and dragged her down an alley before a security guard scared him away, according to the Boston Police Department. According to BPD, the woman was attacked around 4:21 a.m. while walking home from...

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Coakley, Baker take nod for gov.’s race; Chang-Díaz wins

October 3, 2014
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Democrat Martha Coakley and Republican Charlie Baker will face each other in the gubernatorial race in the November general election after winning their respective party’s nomination in the Sept. 9 state’s primary election. Meanwhile, in the only competitive local election, state Sen. Sonia Chang-Díaz (2nd Suffolk District) easily captured the Democratic nomination for her...

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