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Senior housing project nets grant

December 9, 2011
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Construction still not scheduled A senior housing project planned for Roxbury Crossing has scored crucial funding but is still not slated for construction. A Mission Hill Neighborhood Housing Services (MHNHS) project for 40 units of low-income senior housing in Roxbury Crossing was awarded $6.2 million in grants from the federal Department of Housing and...

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Pipe bombs found in Mission Park

December 9, 2011
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A man was arrested Nov. 21 for allegedly setting off a pipe bomb and having another one ready to be lit in the Mission Park housing development. Alex Wan, 22, was arrested after a fire alarm went off at 11 New Whitney St. The Boston Police Bomb Squad found two silver pipe bombs, one...

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Great Debates

December 9, 2011
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Great Debates

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What’s Happening on Main Streets

What’s Happening on Main Streets

    Ho-ho-holidays in Mission Hill are under way with the annual tree-lighting in Brigham Circle by Santa Claus and Mayor Menino on Dec. 3. Last year, Hizzoner was recuperating at Brigham & Women’s and waving from his hospital room to everyone in Brigham Circle, and Councilor Ross did a great job filling in...

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Cops: Graffiti ‘artist’ is busted

December 8, 2011
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A man claiming to be a “street artist” was arrested for vandalism after painting a street sign on Nov. 20. Colby Amadeo, 21, of Boston faces a charge of vandalism for allegedly defacing the sign near Oswald and Hillside streets. According to the Boston Police Department, Amadeo said during the arrest, “I’m a street...

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Ross might leave Boston, run for Congress

November 30, 2011
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City Councilor Mike Ross is considering a run to replace retiring Congressman Barney Frank—a move that would require him to move out of Boston and into the 4th Congressional District. But, Ross told the Gazette, he is not yet packing his bags to move back to Newton—where he grew up and Frank lives. Ross...

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School moves are approved despite opposition

November 17, 2011
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Despite fierce opposition from parents and City Councilor Mike Ross, the Boston School Committee on Nov. 15 approved a Boston Public Schools plan that will have two Mission Hill schools moving out of the neighborhood next year. The plan moves the Mission Hill K-8 School to Jamaica Plain and New Mission High School to...

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Hill could see school shuffle

November 11, 2011
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Mission Hill could lose its namesake K-8 school and New Mission High—which currently share a building at 67 Alleghany St.—and get two new schools under a “2012 Facilities Plan” announced by Boston Public Schools (BPS) Superintendent Carol Johnson last month. Since the plan’s announcement, vocal opposition has emerged among Mission Hill K-8 parents, supporters...

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Ross: Mission Hill K-8 should stay

November 11, 2011
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City Councilor Mike Ross said last week that his annual City Council vote on the Boston Public School budget would turn into an automatic “no” if BPS moves forward with plans to move the Mission Hill K-8 school to Jamaica Plain. At a Nov. 5 meeting community meeting at the Tobin School on Smith...

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Flower Power

November 11, 2011
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Flower Power

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