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Hill History: This Month in MH History

February 2, 2018
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The following are the Gazette’s top headlines from this month in Mission Hill history: 5 Years Ago: 2013 “NU outlines 18 possible projects” Northeastern University (NU) had released an Institutional Master Plan which was designated as a “wish list” for hoped-for projects. The plans included a major renovation of a city playground and at...

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Hill History: Renovation of historic Parker Hill library on schedule

February 2, 2018
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The renovation of the Parker Hill Branch Library building, which opened in 1931, is on track and on schedule, according to Boston Public Library spokesperson Rosemary Lavery. The Parker Hill Branch began in 1907 as a small reading room at a storefront at 1518 Tremont St. It became an official BPL branch in 1924...

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Hill Agenda, Feb. 2, 2018

February 2, 2018
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The deadline for Hill Agenda listings is noon, Tues. Feb. 27 for the Mar. 2 issue. Email listings to reporter@jamaicaplaingazette.com. Note: 617 should be dialed before numbers below, unless another area code is given. Meetings The Parker and Terrace Streets development, overwhelmingly approved by the neighborhood but stalled due to the ZBA appeal that...

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Participacion, Feb. 2, 2018

February 2, 2018
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El plazo para la sección de Participación es al mediodía, martes, 27 de febrero para la edición del 2 de marzo. Correo: news@missionhillgazette.com. Los números telefónicos abajo empiezan con el código 617. Reuniones El desarrollo de Parker y Terrace Street, reunión comunitaria sobre las actualizaciones a este proyecto. 7 febrero, 6.30pm, Mission Church, 1545...

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Hill Happenings

February 2, 2018
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It’s nice to see Wayne Selden back in action for the Memphis Grizzlies. Wayne, from Mission Hill, has recovered from a leg injury and he scored a career high 31 points against the New Orleans Pelicans last week. Wayne is a great kid who honed his basketball skills at the Shelburne Community Center in...

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Op-eds:

February 2, 2018
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How we’re making Boston a city that’s world-class because it works for the middle class By Mayor Martin Walsh From around the world and across our nation, people look to Boston for hope, for opportunity, and for a chance to build a better life. From the first immigrant who set foot on the Shawmut...

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What’s Happening on Main Streets

February 2, 2018
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“Customers come in, look at me, and begin to cry. Naturally, that starts me crying too, which is the hardest part,” says 35-year-old Noelia Cruz when describing how several patrons reacted upon entering the subterranean A & C Hardware shop on Tremont Street . Mid-January marked the reopening of the popular neighborhood ferreteria owned...

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Maloney Properties will be conducting a Boston Planning and Development Agency (BPDA) income restricted rental lottery for five apartments located at Walter Huntington Apartments

January 16, 2018
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The property is located 75 South Huntington Avenue in Boston’s Mission Hill neighborhood. Walter Huntington Apartments will consist of 38 new apartments. Five of the 38 units will be designated as income-restricted. The property will also feature parking spaces on site, a fitness studio, and a roof deck with views of Jamaica Pond. The...

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Mayor Walsh is sworn in to serve second term

January 5, 2018
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By Beth Treffeisen On New Year’s Day morning, Mayor Martin Walsh took his oath of office and was sworn in to his second term as the 54th Mayor of Boston in front of a large crowd filled with residents, supporters, faith leaders and elected officials in the Cutler Majestic Theatre. Vice President Joseph R....

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Community comes together after fatal shooting

January 5, 2018
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A week after a fatal youth shooting on Mission Hill, Sociedad Latina, the Tobin Community Center, and Mission Hill Neighborhood Housing Services hosted a community discussion on violence and the safety of the Mission Hill community. The discussion on Dec. 11 at Tobin Community Center was well-attended by at least 100 people, including residents,...

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