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NU added to Olympic venue list

July 10, 2015
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Northeastern University has been added to the list of venues for the proposed Boston 2024 Summer Olympics in the second draft of the bid. Olympic weightlifting would be staged at Northeastern’s Matthews Arena, according to the latest Boston 2024 bid document released last month. The arena is on the other side of the campus...

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Business of the Year

July 10, 2015
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Business of the Year

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Tobin Center and Fenway High in FY16 budget

July 10, 2015
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A $50,000 study on improving the Tobin Community Center’s outdoor space is among the items in the City’s new Fiscal Year 2016 capital budget, according to the Mayor’s Office. Also in the budget: the $12 million renovation of 67 Alleghany St. into the new home for Fenway High School starting this fall. The study...

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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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Killer sentenced to life for mistaken-ID murder

July 10, 2015
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A killer will spend life in prison without parole after his recent conviction in an infamous 2010 Mission Hill murder whose victim, prosecutors say, was likely targeted in a case of mistaken identity. Keith Hobbs, 29, was sentenced last month in the Dec. 16, 2010 shooting outside 48 Horadan Way. The shooting killed Demetrius...

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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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Summer Jobs

July 10, 2015
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Summer Jobs

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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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