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Hill residents head to the polls on Nov. 6

November 2, 2018
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Residents of Mission Hill will head to the polls on Nov. 6 and help decide several statewide races and ballot questions. Two incumbents—Republican Gov. Charlie Baker and Democrat U.S. Senator Elizabeth Warren—both face challengers, but they have high approval ratings and double-digits leads in polls going into Election Day. Warren, who many believe will...
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Shattuck Award winner dishes nutrition advice at Tobin

November 2, 2018
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By Ha Ta Special to the Gazette At the Tobin K-8 School on Mission Hill, children ask their lunch monitor Maria Rodriguez for advice on healthy eating, leading to what is known affectionately as the “Maria Effect.” Rodriguez, 48, was recently awarded Boston’s 2018 Henry L. Shattuck Public Service Award for her work in...
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Mission Hill Road Race

November 2, 2018
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Mission Hill Road Race


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BPDA board approves two Mission Hill area projects

November 2, 2018
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The Boston Planning and Development Agency board approved two Mission Hill area projects—111 Terrace Street and a Beth Israel Deaconess Medical Center (BIDMC) new inpatient building—during its monthly meeting on Oct. 11. Beth Israel Deaconess Medical Center (BIDMC) proposal for a new inpatient building at 111 Francis St. is for an approximately 325,000-square-foot building...
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Premiada de Shattuck habla sobre la nutrición en la escuela Tobin

November 2, 2018
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Ha Ta Especial a The Gazette   En la escuela K-8 Tobin en Mission Hill, los niños le piden consejos de salud sobre la alimentación saludable a la supervisora de almuerzo María Rodríguez, creando lo que algunos han llamado “el efecto María”. Rodríguez, 48, recibió hace poco el Premio de Servicio Público Henry L....
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BPDA: No update on Burney St. dev.

November 2, 2018
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There is no update on the proposed 9 Burney St. development, according to Boston Planning and Development Agency (BPDA) spokesperson Bonnie McGilpin. The project was first filed with BPDA at the beginning of the year and has been presented to several community meetings and has undergone a revision. It is unclear what the next...
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NU to offer scholarships to students studying biotechnology

November 2, 2018
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Gov. Charlie Baker and Lt. Gov. Karyn Polito joined the college presidents of Northeastern University and Middlesex Community College on Oct. 23 to announce a $4.4 million grant from the National Science Foundation that will provide scholarships to low-income students studying biotechnology. The scholarships will be awarded to low-income and under-represented minority students who...
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Sen. Sonia Chang-Díaz announces new neighborhood office hours

November 2, 2018
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Local state Sen. Sonia Chang-Díaz has announced neighborhood office hours for November 2018. Office Hours, held by Sen. Chang-Díaz and her staff, will take place within each of the neighborhoods of the Second Suffolk District. These office hours are a great opportunity to discuss any community or statewide issues and hear about what’s going...
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Q. and A. with local craftsman Shane Maxwell

November 2, 2018
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Q. and A. with local craftsman Shane Maxwell

Shane Maxwell is a local craftsman who oversees textile painting and dyeing for Boston Ballet and The Santa Fe Opera. He was recently named a Polly Thayer Starr Artist at the Isabella Stewart Gardner Museum and is hosting a textile-inspired workshop every Saturday through Jan. 12. The Gazette recently conducted a question-and-session through email...
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Fenway High School’s morning with the mayor

November 2, 2018
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Fenway High School’s morning with the mayor

By Alexa Lopez Special to the Gazette The hot topic of the day on the morning of Sept. 13 was the news that Mayor Walsh was making an appearance at Fenway High School on Mission Hill. Students and faculty were ready to give the mayor and his staff the warm Fenway welcome. Once the...
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