Beth Israel’s new building project heads to BPDA board

October 5, 2018
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Beth Israel Deaconess Medical Center (BIDMC) proposal for a new inpatient building at 111 Francis St. will head to the Boston Planning and Development Agency (BPDA) board during its monthly meeting on Oct. 11, according to BPDA spokesperson Bonnie McGilpin. The BPDA board will review the plan and will likely approve it. The BPDA...
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NEW MRI SYSTEM

October 5, 2018
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NEW MRI SYSTEM

Brigham and Women’s Hospital received a new MRI system on Sept. 8. The new MRI is designed specifically for safe imaging of newborns and will be used in BWH’s Neonatal Intensive Care Unit (NICU). It is the first NICU-dedicated MRI in the country. Gazette Photos by Frederick G.S. Clow
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O’Malley files hearing order to examine gas safety

October 5, 2018
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City Councilor Matt O’Malley, who represents a portion of Back of the Hill, filed a hearing order on Sept. 19 with two other councilors—Ed Flynn and Ayanna Pressley—to examine the safety of the City’s gas infrastructure. The move comes after a natural gas incident led to fires and explosions in Lawrence, Andover, and North...
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Sociedad Latina receives BCH grant

October 5, 2018
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Sociedad Latina recently announced it will receive $150,000 over three years from Boston Children’s Collaboration for Community Health. Sociedad Latina’s Padres Comprometidos (Committed Parents) program connects Latino, Spanish-speaking, and immigrant families with health and wellness learning opportunities that focus on nutrition and fitness. It was designed for the parents and caregivers of youth in...
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[email protected] celebrates four-year anniversary

October 5, 2018
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[email protected], a program for seniors who want to age well in the community, is celebrating its fourth anniversary this year. The program serves seniors in Mission Hill and Jamaica Plain, as well as other neighborhoods. [email protected] is a membership-based program of Ethos, a 44-year-old private, nonprofit organization that assists the elderly and disabled to...
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Sánchez reflexiona después de perder elección

October 5, 2018
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Peter Shanley Miembro del Personal de Gazette Después de una década y media de servicio a la gente de Jamaica Plain y Mission Hill en la Cámara, el Representante Jeffrey Sánchez saldrá de su puesto a finales de este año tras perder una elección competitiva a principios de este mes en la cual Nika...
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Best of Mission Hill 2018 Winners

October 5, 2018
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The following are the “Best of Mission Hill 2018” as chosen by Gazette readers. BEST PLACE TO… Work TIE: Roxbury Tenants of Harvard and Brigham and Women’s Hospital Enjoy Live Entertainment ArtSpace See Art Museum of Fine Arts CONSUMER FAVORITES Friendliest Business Mike’s Donuts Breakfast Milkweed Cafe Lunch Penguin Pizza Dinner The Mission Bar...
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PROMOTED

October 5, 2018
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GRAND OPENING OF PHASE 1 OF THE PARCEL 25 PROJECT

October 5, 2018
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GRAND OPENING OF PHASE 1 OF THE PARCEL 25 PROJECT

Community members and local leaders, including Mayor Martin Walsh, local state Rep. Jeffrey Sanchez, City Councilor Josh Zakim and Mission Hill Neighborhood Housing Services (MHNHS) Executive Director Patricia Flaherty, celebrated on Sept. 22 the grand opening of the Phase 1 of the Parcel 25 project, One Gurney St. The transit-oriented development has 40 units...
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KENNEDY VISITS METRO HOUSING BOSTON

October 5, 2018
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KENNEDY VISITS METRO HOUSING BOSTON


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Hill Agenda, Oct. 5, 2018

October 5, 2018
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Meetings Mission Hill Neighborhood Housing Services board of directors, first Monday of every month, 6-7:30pm, Mission Church Parish Center, 1545 Tremont St. Info: 566-6565. Mission Main Tenant Task Force, the task force board requests residents’ help and input, third Monday of each month, 6-8pm, Mission Main Community Room, 43 Smith St. Info: 708-8515. Mission...
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Participacion, Oct. 5, 2018

October 5, 2018
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Reuniones Junta de directores de Mission Hill Neighborhood Housing, primer lunes del mes, 6-7.30pm, Mission Church Parish Center, 1545 Tremont St. Información: 566-6565. Grupo de trabajo de los residentes de Mission Main, la junta directiva del grupo de trabajo solicita la ayuda y los comentarios de los residentes, tercer lunes del mes, 6-8pm, salón...
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Hill Happenings

October 5, 2018
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Hill Happenings

It was a nice send off and thank you party for outgoing State Rep. Jeff Sanchez at the Puddingstone Tavern last month. Jeff, who has represented Mission Hill since 2002, was surprisingly defeated by Nika Elugardo in a close election. Upsets happen in political races but I didn’t see this one coming. I was...
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Letters: Status quo isn’t working

October 5, 2018
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As someone who grew up in working class Lower Roxbury/ South End in the 50s and 60s, I can remember a time when housing costs were not a major factor in finding apartments to raise families. In comparison to other necessities at that time, there was no crisis in finding apartments at decent rents....
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Op-ed: Celebrating Hispanic Heritage Month in Boston

October 5, 2018
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By Mayor Martin Walsh To celebrate Hispanic Heritage Month, hundreds of people from Boston’s Latino community joined me on City Hall Plaza to come together for this nationwide celebration of Latin ancestry and culture. Boston is home to a strong, proud Latino population, and it’s hard to overstate what an incredible impact it’s had...
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What’s Happening on Main Streets

October 5, 2018
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How apt the trite observation, often attributed to Bismarck, about how unappetizing the creation of sausages and legislation can be. Did you watch “the world’s greatest deliberative body” advising and consenting to the Kavanaugh nomination? Among the multitude of unsavory topics probed was the justice’s legendary weak stomach. Loving government and history as I...
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Elugardo, Pressley beat longtime incumbents

September 7, 2018
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Two longtime incumbents saw their tenures ended, as Boston City Councilor Ayanna Pressley beat local U.S. Rep. Mike Capuano (7th Congressional District) and Nika Elugardo knocked-off local state Rep. Jeffrey Sanchez (15th Suffolk District) during the Sept. 4 primary election. Elugardo, a Jamaica Plain resident who is a former aide of local State Sen....
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BLOCK PARTY

September 7, 2018
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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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