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115-unit development proposed for the Hill

May 5, 2017
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Wingate Companies has filed a letter of intent (LOI) with the Boston Planning and Development Agency to build a six-story, 115-unit residential building at 95 St. Alphonsus St. “The proposed new building responds and relates to the Mission Hill neighborhood in its scale, massing and overall design approach. The design includes details and materials...

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Most residents not opposed to 1457 Tremont St.

May 5, 2017
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At a Boston Planning and Development Agency (BPDA) community meeting, developers Suzanne and Leland DiMeco presented their plans for an environmentally-friendly development to be built at 1457 Tremont St., the current site of a dilapidated Knights of Columbus building. Community members at the meeting generally did not oppose the proposal. About 30 people attended...

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Residentes no se oponen a desarrollo ecológico en Tremont

May 5, 2017
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En una reunión comunitaria de Boston Planning and Development Agency (BPDA), los promotores Suzanne y Leland DiMeco presentaron sus planes de construcción para un desarrollo ecológico en 1457 Tremont St., el sitio actual del edificio ruinoso de Knights of Columbus. Miembros de la comunidad en la reunión generalmente no se oponían a la propuesta....

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City Council chamber set for new accessibility upgrades

May 5, 2017
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By Beth Treffeisen Special to the Gazette The Christopher A. Iannella Chamber that hosts the weekly City Council hearings is set for some major accessibility upgrades. At a City Council hearing on April 5, City Council President Michelle Wu gave an update on the much needed project as it gets set for construction over...

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BWH settles research fraud allegations

May 5, 2017
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Brigham and Women’s Hospital (BWH) will pay $10 million to resolve allegations that one of their stem cell research laboratories fraudulently obtained grant funding from the National Institutes of Health (NIH), according to a press release. As per federal regulations and institutional policy requirements, BWH conducted an investigation that identified data integrity concerns in...

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City seeks to expand fiber network

May 5, 2017
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The City, which is to investing $10 million in its fiber network, is seeking multiple proposals and options for projects that will provide broadband services to Boston Public Schools, public housing, and more than 100 City buildings, according to a press release. “Boston is a world-class city — and that needs to include our...

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Second WIT Task Force meeting held on proposed academic building

May 5, 2017
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By Beth Treffeisen Special to the Gazette The Boston Planning and Development Agency (BPDA) held a second Wentworth Institute Of Technology Task Force meeting on April 5 to discuss the school’s proposal for a new academic building. The project will require an amendment to WIT’s institutional master plan (IMP), because it has changed in...

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Local concert to raise money for ACLU

May 5, 2017
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A group of Jamaica Plain friends and neighbors are organizing a concert this May 12 at Spontaneous Celebrations in order to raise money for the American Civil Liberties Union (ACLU). The group, called Boston for All, has recently organized a similar event called Run for All, which was a fundraising run around Jamaica Pond...

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New England Baptist Hospital begins merging process

May 5, 2017
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New England Baptist Hospital (NEBH) has begun the process of merging with Beth Israel Deaconess Medical Center (BIDMC) and Lahey Health by signing a letter of intent, according to a press release. “We are always open to new opportunities to collaborate with providers that share our commitment to high quality, lower cost care,” said...

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Officer Jerry Smart Recognized

May 5, 2017
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Officer Jerry Smart Recognized

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