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Essaibi-George, Campbell voted new members on Council

November 13, 2015
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The number of women on the City Council has doubled, as Andrea Campbell beat out longtime District 4 City Councilor Charles Yancey and Annissa Essaibi-George edged out incumbent Stephen Murphy for the last At-Large seat in the Nov. 3 election, according to unofficial City results. Besides the At-Large City Council race, the only competitive...

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Boston Creates presents feedback, community agrees on priorities

November 13, 2015
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Boston Creates, the City’s first comprehensive master plan to empower local artist and support cultural institutions, held a meeting on Nov. 2 at Boston Latin School to summarize the findings from previous meetings, hear community feedback about those findings and narrow in on general priorities. The feedback from the community was mostly in agreement...

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Boston Creates presenta hallazgos, comunidad crea prioridades

November 13, 2015
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Boston Creates, el primer plan maestro comprensivo de la Ciudad para empoderar a los artistas locales y apoyar las instituciones culturales, tuvo una reunión el 2 de noviembre en Boston Latin School para resumir las conclusiones de previas reuniones, escuchar comentarios de la comunidad sobre esos hallazgos y delimitar las prioridades generales. Los comentarios...

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Mission Hill Road Race

November 13, 2015
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Mission Hill Road Race

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PNF filed for Goddard House project

November 13, 2015
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Developers have filed a project notification form (PNF) with the Boston Redevelopment Authority (BRA) to renovate and expand the former Goddard House property at 201 S. Huntington Ave. into more than 150 units. The developers, Eden Properties and Samuels & Associates, had filed their letter of intent earlier this year. The BRA will hold...

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Q. and A. with Kameel Nasr, author of museum book

November 13, 2015
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Q. and A. with Kameel Nasr, author of museum book

Author Kameel Nasr, a former Mission Hill resident, recently penned “The Museum Heist: A Tale of Art and Obsession,” which is based on the famous 1990 art theft at the Isabella Stewart Gardner Museum. The Gazette conducted a question-and-answer session with him through email about the book. (The session has been edited.) For more...

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Building permit pulled for 105A. S. Huntington project

November 13, 2015
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A building permit has been pulled for the 105A S. Huntington Avenue project, according to Boston Redevelopment Authority spokesperson Nick Martin. Anthony Nader, the developer for the project, did not respond to a request for comment. The project has long been delayed, as the BRA first approved the 195-unit development in 2013, with the...

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BRA to host meeting on S. Huntington Ave. guidelines

November 13, 2015
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The Boston Redevelopment Authority (BRA) will host an “open house” on Nov. 19 about integrating the S. Huntington Avenue guidelines into the City zoning code, according to a BRA email blast. The BRA completed the community-requested South Huntington Avenue Framework for Future Development Review in May 2013. The Nov. 19 “open house” is scheduled...

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Best of Mission Hill 2015 Winners

November 13, 2015
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The following are the “Best of Mission Hill” as chosen by Gazette readers. In the fifth annual reader survey, most categories had many nominees—especially “Friendliest Business.” Best Place To… Enjoy live entertainment Tie: Mission Bar and Grill, Mission Church Organ Recitals, Isabella Stewart Gardner Museum, Sociedad Latina See art Museum of Fine Arts Work...

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Three men arraigned for Hill homicide

November 13, 2015
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Three men were ordered held without bail in connection to the Mission Hill homicide of Luis Bodden-Maximo, according to a Suffolk County District Attorney’s (DA) Office press release. Lee Gill of Natick, 24; Jerome Meade of Lynn, 21; and Javier Smith of Roxbury, 19, were arraigned on murder charges in West Roxbury Municipal Court...

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