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THE NEW COMMISH

September 7, 2018
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THE NEW COMMISH

William Gross was sworn in as the 42nd commissioner of the Boston Police Department during a ceremony at the Morning Star Baptist Church on Aug. 6. Gross, who is the first black commissioner of the department, took over for William Evans, who left to take a job at Boston College. Gazette Photos by Frederick...
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Burney Street project update

September 7, 2018
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The developers of the Burney Street project are still working with the Boston Planning and Development Agency (BPDA) on next steps for the project based on community input on a revised design. Russ Preston, a developer of the project, said that the proposal now includes a parking space and a redesign of some of...
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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 [email protected] 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: [email protected] 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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