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USOC ends Boston 2024’s Olympic bid; Zakim says taxpayers’ money the issue

August 14, 2015
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The United States Olympic Committee has withdrawn Boston 2024’s bid to host the 2024 Summer Olympics, citing the lack of public support, according to a statement released by USOC Chief Executive Officer Scott Blackmun on July 27. Many residents came out against the bid during a City-held community meeting at Roxbury Community College in...

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Zakim will not face any opponents in election

August 14, 2015
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Mission Hill City Councilor Josh Zakim will not face an opponent in either the City’s preliminary election Sept. 8 or the general election in November. Meanwhile, there are only five candidates for the At-Large City Council race. That means there will not be a preliminary election for that race and all candidates will appear...

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Dedicated Service

August 14, 2015
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Dedicated Service

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Affordable housing dev. filed with BRA

August 14, 2015
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A letter of intent has been filed with the Boston Redevelopment Authority (BRA) for a $16.4 million affordable rental development on the border of Mission Hill and Jamaica Plain. The local Back of the Hill Community Development Corporation (BOTH CDC) is partnering with the Jamaica Plain Neighborhood Development Corporation (JPNDC) for the project, which...

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USOC retira oferta olímpica de Boston 2024; por el dinero del contribuyente, dice Zakim

August 14, 2015
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El comité olímpico estadounidense (USOC) ha retirado la oferta de Boston 2024 de albergar los Juegos Olímpicos del verano de 2024, citando la falta de apoyo público, según una declaración del jefe ejecutivo de USOC Scott Blackmun el 27 de julio. Muchos residentes se manifestaron en contra de la oferta olímpica durante una reunión...

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Walsh announces the creation of 175 more youth jobs

August 14, 2015
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Mayor Martin Walsh announced on Aug. 3 the creation of 175 additional youth summer jobs for nine community-based organizations, according to a press release. The jobs were created through $230,000 in corporate and individuals sponsorships to the Mayor’s Summer Jobs Fund. “Jobs provide Boston youth with meaningful work experience,” said Walsh, according to the...

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BRA board approves Fisher Ave. project

August 14, 2015
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The proposed development at 40 Fisher Ave. was approved by the Boston Redevelopment Authority’s (BRA) board last month, according to a BRA press release. Developer Jason Savage is proposing a 15-unit, 6-floor residential development for 40 Fisher Ave. The 22,039-square-foot project would have two 1-bedroom units, six 2-bedroom units and seven 3-bedroom units. The...

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Hail Storm

August 14, 2015
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Hail Storm

 

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Participacion, Aug. 14, 2015

August 14, 2015
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El plazo para la sección de Participación es al mediodía el 1 de Septiembre para la edición del 4 de Septiembre. Escriba a: news@missionhillgazette.com. Note que los números telefónicos empiezan con 617, a menos que diga otro código de área. Reuniones Tribunal Servicios de Vivienda en Mission Hill, primer lunes del mes, 6-7:30pm, Mission...

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Hill Agenda, Aug. 14, 2015

August 14, 2015
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The deadline for Hill Agenda listings is noon, Sept. 1 for the Sept. 4 issue. Email listings to reporter@jamaicaplaingazette.com. Note: 617 should be dialed before numbers below, unless another area code is given. Meetings Mission Hill Neighborhood Housing Services board of directors, first Monday of every month, 6-7:30pm, Mission Church Parish Center, 1545 Tremont...

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