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ZORICA PANTIC HONORED

February 3, 2017
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ZORICA PANTIC HONORED

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Hill History: This month in Hill history

February 3, 2017
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5 Years ago: 2012: Hundreds protest T cuts It’s the same old MBTA: residents of Mission Hill are bothered by the fare increases and service cuts of the MBTA, today and yesterday. In 2012, more than 125 speakers blasted the MBTA’s proposed fare hike and service cuts at Mission Hill-area meetings, and at least...

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Hill Happenings

February 3, 2017
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Frank Garvin is on the big screen, earning a small part alongside Casey Affleck in the American drama, Manchester by the Sea. Locals recall Frank from the Mission Hill Theatre Group in the 1980s, including his brilliant performance as Oscar in the Odd Couple. Garvin grew up in Charlestown before falling in love with Mission...

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Obituary: Georgi Erica Scarpelli

February 3, 2017
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Obituary: Georgi Erica Scarpelli

Georgi Erica Scarpelli, of Worcester and was born on Mission Hill, died on Jan. 6. Beloved daughter of the late George Vega and Louise Scarpelli. Loving sister of Toni Ann Komst (retired Boston EMS) of Mission Hill, Ed Komst of Pennsylvania, GiGi Florence and her husband Oscar of Worcester, Marcia Lawrence of Worcester and...

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Op-Ed: Facing Boston’s gender wage gap

February 3, 2017
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By Mayor Martin Walsh When I first took office in 2014 I pledged to listen, learn, and lead. It quickly became clear that leading on gender equity was essential to our City’s success. Not only is it the right thing to do, it is important to our economy as a whole and businesses’ bottom...

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Op-Ed: State of our city

February 3, 2017
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By Mayor Martin Walsh On Jan. 17, I had the honor of standing in front of the city I love and explaining all that we’ve accomplished together, and what we have to look forward to in the upcoming year. As I looked out into the audience at Symphony Hall, I was overwhelmed with gratitude...

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What’s Happening on Main Streets

February 3, 2017
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The chairman of the Republican National Committee cautioned his party about putting a brash, egotistical, and outspoken loudmouth in the White House. Calling this wealthy media celebrity a “Madman,” the GOP chairman worried about the sanity of this candidate. Railing on about the rigged system of entrenched special interests and how his fellow rich...

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Northeastern University gains feedback on plans to expand in the Christian Science Complex

January 6, 2017
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By Beth Treffeisen Special to the Gazette The Northeastern University (NU) Task Force met on Nov. 30, at a meeting held by the Boston Planning and Development Agency (BPDA) to discuss the two amendments proposed by NU to change the Institutional Master Plan (IMP), despite only three of the 13 members in attendance. The...

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Bag ban on hold

January 6, 2017
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By Beth Treffeisen Special to the Gazette The City Council moved to keep an ordinance that would tax plastic bags in file under the Government Operations Committee until sometime in the New Year at a hearing held on Dec.14. The move comes as the Walsh administration has said that it does not support the...

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NU recibe comentarios sobre sus planes de expansión

January 6, 2017
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De Beth Treffeisen El grupo de trabajo de Northeastern University (NU) se reunió el 30 de noviembre en una reunión presentada por la agencia de planificación y desarrollo de Boston (BPDA) para hablar sobre dos enmiendas propuestas por NU de cambiar el plan maestro institucional (IMP), aunque sólo tres de los 13 miembros asistieron....

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