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Wu quiere más transparencia y una discusión comprensiva sobre la transportación

February 5, 2016
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De Seth Daniel Especial a la Gaceta La Presidenta del Ayuntamiento Michelle Wu quiere que los residentes de Mission Hill sean mejor informados sobre los negocios del Ayuntamiento. Wu nos dijo en una entrevista la semana pasada que su prioridad es asegurar que los residentes de Mission Hill sepan lo que está pasando en...

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Parties await Art Park lawsuit decision

February 5, 2016
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The lawsuit over the proposed Art Park development is in the hands of a Boston Housing Court judge, according to John Feuerbach of the City’s Department of Neighborhood Development and Kathryn Brookins, who filed the lawsuit with her husband Oscar in 2014. The lawsuit went to trial on Dec. 14 and 15. Feuerbach said...

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Mixed-use dev. planned for 35 S. Huntington Ave.

February 5, 2016
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A developer, Doug George of Dorchester, has filed plans for a 45,500-square-foot, mixed-use development at 35 S. Huntington Ave., according to documents filed with the Boston Redevelopment Authority (BRA). The BRA will hold a community meeting on the project at 6:30 p.m. on Feb. 9 at the Parker Hill Branch Library. The BRA in...

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New BRA director of planning announced

February 5, 2016
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Mayor Martin Walsh announced at his State of the City address that Sara Myerson, the current executive director of Imagine Boston 2030, will become the new director of planning at the Boston Redevelopment Authority (BRA), according to a press release. Myerson, who is the former executive director of the City Office of Olympic Planning,...

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Mission Hill man fatally shot

February 5, 2016
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A Mission Hill man was fatally shot on Jan. 13, according to bpdnews.com. Boston Police Department (BPD) officers responded to a call for an unknown medical situation at 55 Fenwood Road around 7:39 p.m. on Jan. 13. They found an adult male, later identified as 33-year-old Eden Jacquet of Mission Hill, suffering from apparent...

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New grading system for City services announced

February 5, 2016
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The City services can now finally be tracked and held accountable for achievements and…well, underachievements. CityScore is a new initiative that compiles metrics from various City departments every day to provide an at-a-glance view of the City’s overall performance, according to a press release. CityScore currently tracks measures in public safety, economic development, education,...

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Emmanuel College to build new residence hall

February 5, 2016
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The Boston Redevelopment Authority board during its meeting in January approved Emmanuel College’s plan to build a new Julie Hall, a dormitory project that will replace the existing Julie Hall, according to a press release. The new building, which will be constructed on the Brookline Avenue side of the Emmanuel College campus, will contain...

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Wentworth aims to boost female enrollment

February 5, 2016
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Wentworth Institute of Technology (WIT) will attempt to increase female enrollment and help women pursue degrees in science, technology, engineering, and mathematics by providing scholarships, according to a press release. The school received a $100,000 gift from Turner Construction Company for that purpose. Beginning with the 2016-2017 academic year, the fund will financially assist...

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Hill History: This Month in Hill History

February 5, 2016
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The Gazette’s top headlines from this month in local history: 5 Years Ago: 2011 “Turner sentenced to three years in prison” Former City Councilor Chuck Turner was sentenced on Jan. 25, 2011 to three years in prison and three years of probation following his conviction on charges of public corruption. Turner had been indicted...

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Hill History: Iconic buildings

February 5, 2016
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Hill History: Iconic buildings

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