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BPDA: No update on Burney St. dev.

November 2, 2018
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There is no update on the proposed 9 Burney St. development, according to Boston Planning and Development Agency (BPDA) spokesperson Bonnie McGilpin. The project was first filed with BPDA at the beginning of the year and has been presented to several community meetings and has undergone a revision. It is unclear what the next...
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NU to offer scholarships to students studying biotechnology

November 2, 2018
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Gov. Charlie Baker and Lt. Gov. Karyn Polito joined the college presidents of Northeastern University and Middlesex Community College on Oct. 23 to announce a $4.4 million grant from the National Science Foundation that will provide scholarships to low-income students studying biotechnology. The scholarships will be awarded to low-income and under-represented minority students who...
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Sen. Sonia Chang-Díaz announces new neighborhood office hours

November 2, 2018
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Local state Sen. Sonia Chang-Díaz has announced neighborhood office hours for November 2018. Office Hours, held by Sen. Chang-Díaz and her staff, will take place within each of the neighborhoods of the Second Suffolk District. These office hours are a great opportunity to discuss any community or statewide issues and hear about what’s going...
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Q. and A. with local craftsman Shane Maxwell

November 2, 2018
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Q. and A. with local craftsman Shane Maxwell

Shane Maxwell is a local craftsman who oversees textile painting and dyeing for Boston Ballet and The Santa Fe Opera. He was recently named a Polly Thayer Starr Artist at the Isabella Stewart Gardner Museum and is hosting a textile-inspired workshop every Saturday through Jan. 12. The Gazette recently conducted a question-and-session through email...
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Fenway High School’s morning with the mayor

November 2, 2018
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Fenway High School’s morning with the mayor

By Alexa Lopez Special to the Gazette The hot topic of the day on the morning of Sept. 13 was the news that Mayor Walsh was making an appearance at Fenway High School on Mission Hill. Students and faculty were ready to give the mayor and his staff the warm Fenway welcome. Once the...
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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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