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Hill Happenings

November 14, 2014
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More than 400 runners and walkers participated in the Mission Hill Road Race on Oct. 18. The race, which starts and ends at Kevin Fitzgerald Park, has become something of a Mission Hill holiday. The event attracted a plethora of former Mission Hill folks, creating a jovial atmosphere on a glorious Saturday afternoon. Before...

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What’s Happening on Main Streets

November 14, 2014
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With the chill in the air and the trees shedding their leaves, it won’t be long before the holidays are upon us. Mayor Marty Walsh has announced plans to continue the late Tom Menino’s traditional Trolley Tour and Tree Lighting in Brigham Circle on Sat., Dec. 6 at 3 p.m., which kicks off our...

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Local Legacy

November 14, 2014
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Little League Honors

November 14, 2014
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Little League Honors

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Nonprofit developers to bid on Heath St. parcels

November 12, 2014
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Two nonprofit developers specializing in affordable housing—the Back of the Hill Community Development Corporation and the Jamaica Plain Neighborhood Development Corporation—will bid on City-owned parcels on Heath Street. They will hold a meeting tonight, Nov. 12, at 6 p.m. at Family Service of Greater Boston, 31 Heath St. to “brainstorm” redevelopment ideas. The two...

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Menino memorial arrangements announced

October 31, 2014
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Former Mayor Thomas Menino, who died yesterday, will lie in state at Faneuil Hall downtown on Sun., Nov. 2, according to an official memorial website. The event will be open to the public starting at 10 a.m. that day. A private funeral Mass will follow on Mon., Nov. 3 at noon at Most Precious...

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How to send condolences to Menino family

October 30, 2014
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Anyone wishing to share memories and condolences with the family of the late former Mayor Thomas Menino can do so in several ways, the City announced today. A memorial area in the lobby of Boston City Hall is open until 11 p.m. tonight, Oct. 30. Starting tomorrow, Oct. 31, condolence books will be available...

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‘A giant is gone': Locals mourn Menino

October 30, 2014
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By Peter Shanley, Rebeca Oliveira and John Ruch/Gazette Staff A “legend.” A “giant.” A “champion of the underdog.” Those are just a few of the ways local leaders remember former Mayor Thomas Menino, who died today, as seen in the following quotes. The Gazette will continue to update this story with more local tributes....

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Former Mayor Menino, city’s 20-year leader, dies

October 30, 2014
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Former Mayor Menino, city’s 20-year leader, dies

Former Boston Mayor Thomas M. Menino, who led the city for an unprecedented 20 years before choosing not to run again last year, died this morning after a long and public battle with cancer, his family announced. Menino, 71, began his first term as mayor in 1993. For 10 years before that, he served...

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Comment period for 70 Parker Hill Ave. project ends Oct. 31

October 28, 2014
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The comment period for a proposed renovation project at 70 Parker Hill Ave. that would turn the former commercial building into 46 residential units is open until Oct. 31. The proposal is currently moving through the Boston Redevelopment Authority’s (BRA) small project review process. The BRA held a community meeting earlier this month where...

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