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New website for Gazette

July 15, 2011
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The Gazette is pleased to announce that it has completely rebuilt its website at MissionHillGazette.com. The new site will contain every article and column from the print version, as well as some exclusive features. Readers are welcome to add comments to website articles. All of the articles will be archived there and will be...

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Emmanuel proposes new research tower, dorms

July 15, 2011
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By Rebeca Oliveira Gazette Staff Emmanuel College announced its real estate development plans for the next decade, including the development of a parcel on its “endowment campus” into a research facility. The ground-leasing of the parcel in the southern corner of Emmanuel’s campus for a 360,000-square-foot research facility would generate the necessary income to...

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Room to Grow

July 15, 2011
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Room to Grow

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Mission Accomplished

July 15, 2011
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Mission Accomplished

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Joslin Center project to break ground soon

July 15, 2011
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By Rebeca Oliveira Gazette Staff LONGWOOD MEDICAL AREA— The Longwood Center tower, formerly known as the Joslin Diabetes Center project, is expected to re-start construction by the end of the year after an eight-year series of delays, the Gazette has learned. The construction of a nine-story, 425,000-square-foot medical research tower at the intersection of...

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Major Route 66 bus changes coming

July 15, 2011
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By David Taber Gazette Staff   Major changes are in the works for the Tremont Street and Huntington Avenue sections of the MBTA’s Route 66 bus line as part of a $10 million federally funded plan to improve 15 of the transit system’s most-used bus lines. Route 66 runs through Mission Hill on Tremont...

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Muddy River rehab to roll this year

July 15, 2011
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By David Taber Gazette Staff After years of delays, an Army Corps of Engineers-led project aimed at rehabilitating the Muddy River is scheduled to go out to bid this fall, city and federal officials told the Gazette this week. The project involves a significant redesign of the Sears Rotary to “daylight”—or uncover—a section of...

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‘Endowment campus’ model setting trend in LMA

July 15, 2011
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By Rebeca Oliveira Gazette Staff   It’s the new trend in Longwood Medical Area (LMA) institutional expansion: building one tower to pay for another. “Endowment campus” is the term used by academic institutions for leasing a parcel of land to another institution—usually medical research. That other institution then builds and operates a facility and...

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Good Jobs

July 15, 2011
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Good Jobs

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What’s Happening on Main Streets

What’s Happening on Main Streets

By Richard Rouse and Barry Twomey Special to the Gazette Mission Hill anti-litter contest Mission Hill Main Streets Executive Director Richard Rouse sponsored an anti-litter poster contest among K-8 students of Mission Hill. The winners are Amber Brown, a seventh-grader at the Mission Grammar School, and Angellize Rivera, a seventh-grader from the Maurice Tobin...

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