Ayuntamiento y residentes quieren acción en pagos PILOT

September 7, 2018
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Lauren Bennett Especial a Gazette La Comisión de Medios y Arbitrios del Ayuntamiento presentó una audiencia el 2 de agosto respecto al programa Pagos en Lugar de los Impuestos (PILOT). Como parte de este programa, ahora en su séptimo año, las instituciones pueden voluntariamente compensar la ciudad a través de pagos en efectivo y...
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111 Terrace St. still under review

September 7, 2018
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After an extended comment period, the community and city agencies are still deciding how they want to proceed with the proposed new building at 111 Terrace St. Boston Planning and Development Agency (BPDA) extended the comment period through Aug. 31 to allow the public additional time to submit comments. The Community Alliance of Mission...
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Arrest made in 2016 Mission Hill murder

September 7, 2018
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A 24-year-old man has been arrested and charged in the 2016 murder of 33-year-old Eden Jacquet of Mission Hill. On Jan. 13, 2016, Boston Police Department officers responded to a call around 7:30 p.m. for a medical situation at 55 Fenwood Road and found Jacquet suffering from gunshot wounds. He was transported to a...
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City Council and residents want movement on PILOT payments

September 7, 2018
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By Lauren Bennett Special to the Gazette The City Council’s Committee on Ways and Means held a hearing on Aug. 2 regarding the Payment in Lieu of Tax (PILOT) program. Through this program, which is in its seventh year as of fiscal year 2018, schools, hospitals, and cultural institutions can voluntarily compensate the city...
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BACK TO SCHOOL JAM

September 7, 2018
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BACK TO SCHOOL JAM

Local state Rep. Jeffrey Sanchez held his annual Back to School Jam event at Mission Main housing development on Aug. 23, which featured health information for guests plus food, music, and kids entertainment. Sponsors for the event included MCPHS University. Courtesy Photos
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Somerville man convicted of hacking BCH computer system

September 7, 2018
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Martin Gottesfeld, a 32-year-old Somerville resident, was convicted recently in federal court of conducting attacks on Boston Children’s Hospital and Wayside Youth and Family Support Network computer systems, according to a press release. U.S. District Court Judge Nathaniel Gorton will sentence Gottesfeld on Nov. 14 after he was convicted of one count of conspiracy...
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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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Op-eds:

September 7, 2018
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Back to school By Mayor Martin Walsh Dear Students, September is one of my favorite months. The weather is getting cooler, football is back in season, and students like yourselves are heading back to school. You might not know it, but it takes a village to prepare for the first day of school. Your...
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Some local businesses switching to metal straws

September 7, 2018
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Mirroring a global environmental movement, local businesses have been offering metal straws in lieu of plastic straws in order to reduce plastic waste. Brassica Kitchen and Cafe started using metal straws in July this year to provide an environmentally-friendly alternative to plastic. “As a cafe we see a lot of plastic being wasted and...
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What’s Happening on Main Streets

September 7, 2018
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Mission Hill’s version of the Normandy Landing called Move-in Day benefits greatly when the first of September falls on a Saturday. Municipal officials, college representatives, and landlords work together to pre-plan and organize the onslaught as best they can. Police officers re-route the traffic flow at the intersections and discourage those “I’ll just be...
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Residents and officials celebrate reopening of Parker Hill Branch Library

August 3, 2018
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By Laura Plummer Special to the Gazette Residents of Mission Hill and local officials came out on July 28 to celebrate the long-awaited reopening of the Parker Hill Branch of the Boston Public Library (BPL). It had been closed for over a year due to a major repair and renovation effort. A crowd of...
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Sanchez criticized over failed immigrant protection amendment

August 3, 2018
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Local state Rep. Jeffrey Sanchez is being criticized over the state Legislature’s failure to pass undocumented immigrant protections when it approved the state budget on July 18. Sanchez, who holds the powerful chairman of the House Ways and Means Committee position, was a chief negotiator in the conference that reconciled the House and Senate...
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Anniversary Memorial

August 3, 2018
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Anniversary Memorial


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New five-story building proposed on Terrace St.

August 3, 2018
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A new five-story development proposal at 111 Terrace St. on Mission Hill is under review by the Boston Planning and Development Agency (BPDA). Out of 42 residential units, the proposed project would have five affordable units, including one for artist housing. The property currently consists of 11,889 square feet of land, and consists of...
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Residentes y oficiales celebran la reapertura de la biblioteca de Parker Hill

August 3, 2018
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Laura Plummer Especial a Gazette Residentes de Mission Hill y oficiales locales se reunieron el 28 de julio para celebrar la esperada reapertura de la biblioteca de Parker Hill, parte del sistema de bibliotecas públicas de Boston (BPL). Había estado cerrada durante un año debido a una gran iniciativa de reparación. Un grupo de...
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