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Parks Department proposes Phase 2 of Muddy River project

November 2, 2018
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By Lauren Bennett Special to the Gazette The Boston Parks and Recreation Department presented what ended up being a controversial proposal for Phase Two of the Muddy River Flood Damage Reduction Project at the Boston Landmarks Commission hearing on Oct. 23. Margaret Dyson, director of Historic Parks at Boston Parks and Recreation, reported that...
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FENWAY FRANKENSTEIN FESTIVAL

November 2, 2018
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FENWAY FRANKENSTEIN FESTIVAL

Courtesy Photos by Samuel Kim Wentworth Institute of Technology and the Colleges of the Fenway (COF) teamed up to host the Fenway Frankenstein Festival between Oct. 24 and Oct. 31. The festival celebrated the art and science of Mary Shelley’s masterpiece and marked the 200th anniversary of its publication. The conference was planned and...
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Hill Agenda

November 2, 2018
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The deadline for Hill Agenda listings is noon, Tues. Dec. 11 for the Nov. Dec. 14 issue. Email listings to [email protected] Note: 617 should be dialed before numbers below, unless another area code is given. Meetings Fenway Community Development Corporation and Roxbury Community College organizing a free Career Fair at the Reggie Lewis Center...
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Participación

November 2, 2018
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El plazo para la sección de Participación es al mediodía, martes, 4 diciembre para la edición 7 diciembre. Correo: [email protected] Los números telefónicos abajo empiezan con el código 617.          Reuniones Fenway Community Development Corporation y Roxbury Community College, feria de carrera, Reggie Lewis Center, jueves, 15 nov, 12.30-3pm. [email protected] Junta de directores de...
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Hill Happenings

November 2, 2018
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Hill Happenings

I enjoyed an inspiring chat with Father Kevin MacDonald over a beer at Flann O’Brien’s last week. Father MacDonald, a Redemptorist priest in Florida, loves Mission Church, having served here from 1999-2002 and he was back for a short visit. A great athlete and a 1974 graduate of Woburn High School, Father MacDonald got...
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New Helipad

November 2, 2018
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Op-eds:

November 2, 2018
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Yes on Three By Rev. Courtney JonesPsalm 139 proclaims, “We are fearfully and wonderfully made.” I believe that all of us are wonderfully made in our diversity. Every person has been made in God’s image — and everyone who lives their truth, and lives authentically, is living the way that I believe God intended. Every person...
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What’s Happening on Main Streets

November 2, 2018
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On the 11th hour of the 11th day of the 11th month the armistice was declared ending the Great War 100 years ago. We celebrate this occasion as Veterans Day. To all who have worn the uniform…Thank you for serving America. Each year, I bore friends and family with my ardent affection for the...
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Sanchez reflects on tenure after losing election

October 5, 2018
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After more than a decade and a half of serving the people of Jamaica Plain and Mission Hill at the State House, state Rep. Jeffrey Sanchez will be exiting that role at the end of the year after losing a close election to Nika Elugardo earlier this month. A son on Mission Hill, a...
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Q. and A. with the new Parker Hill children librarian

October 5, 2018
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The Parker Hill Branch Library re-opened this summer after being closed for about a year for a renovation. Along with fixes and repairs, the re-opening also brought a new children librarian—Thealyn Ploetz—into the fold. The Gazette recently conducted a question-and-answer session with Ploetz about becoming a children librarian, what is in store this year...
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