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Art Park project clears another hurdle

September 7, 2018
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The City’s Zoning Board of Appeals (ZBA) approved several variances for the Art Park project last month, according to a document provided to the Gazette by Inspectional Services Department (ISD) spokesperson Lisa Timberlake. ISD oversees the ZBA. The variances include for lot area for additional dwelling units insufficient, off-street parking insufficient, and multi-family dwelling...

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Student Welcome Guide:

September 7, 2018
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A student’s guide to Mission Hill The following is some basic information for students moving into the Mission Hill area. General Boston Get renter’s insurance. It might seem like an unnecessary expense until you have a break-in, or your upstairs neighbor’s toilet overflows while they’re out of town. The City of Boston has many...

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EDITH MELENDEZ HONORED

September 7, 2018
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EDITH MELENDEZ HONORED

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Hill Agenda, Sept. 7, 2018

September 7, 2018
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The deadline for Hill Agenda listings is noon, Tues. Oct. 1 for the Oct. 5 issue. Email listings to peter@jamaicaplaingazette.com. Note: 617 should be dialed before numbers below, unless another area code is given. Meetings Annual Back of the Hill Block Party on Lawn Street, Saturday Sept.8, 1-3 pm, celebrate the reopening of the...

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Participacion, Sept. 7, 2018

September 7, 2018
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El plazo para la sección de Participación es al mediodía, martes, 1 de octubre para la edición del 5 de octubre. Correo: news@missionhillgazette.com. Los números telefónicos abajo empiezan con el código 617.          Reuniones Comité de Delincuencia de Mission Hill, próxima reunión septiembre, último jueves del mes, 7pm, Mission Church Music Room, 1545 Tremont...

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GALLERY RENAMING

September 7, 2018
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GALLERY RENAMING

Massachusetts College of Art and Design (MassArt) recently announced plans to rename the President’s Gallery on the 11th floor of the Tower building to honor influential alumna and art educator, Frances Euphemia Thompson (1896-1992). To kick off the fall season, the Gallery will feature an archival display celebrating Thompson’s pioneering legacy in art education...

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Hill Happenings

September 7, 2018
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Hill Happenings

Good luck to Kevin Hearn, who will soon be a freshman at Florida State University. Kevin, the son of Kevin and Laura (Killion) Hearn, has fine lineage. His grandfather, John Killion, was my close friend and Mission High classmate. Kevin’s grandmother was Jeanne Killion (Hart), who was “Miss Mission” at our former great school....

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Letter: Thanks to Rep. Sanchez leadership

September 7, 2018
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Thanks to Representative Jeffrey Sanchez’s leadership, more summer learning options will be available for those who most need them. New funding creates a competitive grant to expand evidence-based summer programming across the state. Started as pilot in Boston, including at Sociedad Latina, these funds will enable more than 1,000 additional young people to access...

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Op-eds:

September 7, 2018
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Back to school By Mayor Martin Walsh Dear Students, September is one of my favorite months. The weather is getting cooler, football is back in season, and students like yourselves are heading back to school. You might not know it, but it takes a village to prepare for the first day of school. Your...

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Some local businesses switching to metal straws

September 7, 2018
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Mirroring a global environmental movement, local businesses have been offering metal straws in lieu of plastic straws in order to reduce plastic waste. Brassica Kitchen and Cafe started using metal straws in July this year to provide an environmentally-friendly alternative to plastic. “As a cafe we see a lot of plastic being wasted and...

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