Northeastern alquilará más espacio en el complejo de Ciencia Cristiana

December 2, 2016
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De Beth Treffeisen Especial a la Gaceta Northeastern University pronto alquilará espacio adicional en el complejo de Ciencia Cristiana en Massachusetts Avenue para uso de oficinas. Además, oficiales de Northeastern están trabajando en la construcción de una pequeña adición al centro Badger and Rosen Squashbusters Center en 795A Columbus Ave. Las oficinas de la...

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Elected officials come out in continued support of Boston immigrants

December 2, 2016
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By Beth Treffeisen Special to the Gazette Following the recent election of Donald Trump as the President of the United States and his recent threats to the nation’s immigrant communities, Boston officials have come out in continued support of protecting immigrants from deportation. Boston is already a sanctuary city under the Trust Act that...

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Imagine Boston 2030 draft plan looks to the edges for continued growth

December 2, 2016
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By Beth Treffeisen Special to the Gazette In order to accommodate the continued growth in both jobs and population, the citywide draft plan under Imagine Boston 2030 has pointed out potential places of growth on the outer edges of neighborhoods in the city. “We have to identify different places in the city where Boston...

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Hill Agenda, Dec. 2, 2016

December 2, 2016
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The deadline for Hill Agenda listings is noon, Jan. 3 for the Jan. 6 issue. Email listings to reporter@jamaicaplaingazette.com. Note: 617 should be dialed before numbers below, unless another area code is given. Meetings Mission Hill Neighborhood Housing Services board of directors, first Monday of every month, 6-7:30pm, Mission Church Parish Center, 1545 Tremont...

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Participacion, Dec. 2, 2016

December 2, 2016
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El plazo para la sección de Participación es al mediodía el 3 de enero para la edición del 6 de enero. Escriba a: news@missionhillgazette.com. Note que los números telefónicos empiezan con el código telefónico 617, a menos que haya otro.          Reuniones Junta de directores de Mission Hill Neighborhood Housing, primer lunes del mes,...

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Call for artists for alternative space pilot project

December 2, 2016
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Artists can now apply for rehearsal space at the AT&T flagship store through the City of Boston’s Alternative Space Pilot Project, according to a press release. The AT&T flagship store is located on Boylston Street in the Back Bay, and will be available free of charge for one three-hour block per week during store...

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At-home hospitalization research funded by BWH

December 2, 2016
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Doctor David Levine has been announced as the winner of Brigham and Women’s Hospital’s 2016 BRIght Futures Prize for his work striving to provide older adults treatment at home instead of traditional hospitalization, according to a press release. As the winner of the prize, Levine will receive $100,000 for continued research in this field....

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City encourages residents to support local businesses

December 2, 2016
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Boston residents are encouraged to support their local small businesses while shopping for the holiday season as part of the City’s #5onMain challenge this year, according to a press release. Mayor Martin Walsh kicked off the “Holidays on Main Streets” campaign late last month as an initiative to inspire holiday shoppers to support Main...

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Mayor’s trolley tour, tree lighting Dec. 3 on Mission Hill

December 2, 2016
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The “Mayor’s Enchanted Trolley Tour & Tree Lighting” will be coming to Mission Hill on Dec. 3, according to a press release. “The trolley tour and tree lightings are great ways to continue to foster the spirit of community and bring a little extra joy to people during the holiday season,” said Mayor Martin...

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Hill Happenings

December 2, 2016
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Condolences to the family of Thomas S. Maher, a retired Boston Police detective and former Mission Hill resident, who passed away Nov. 12. Being a good friend of his son, Tom Maher, Jr., as a youngster, I got to know the elder Maher and he was a great guy, always keeping an eye on me...

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Walsh aims to protect workers

December 2, 2016
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Mayor Martin Walsh recenlty filed an ordinance aimed at further protecting the safety of workers and the public by allowing the City of Boston the right to deny, revoke, or suspend a permit for work in Boston based on an applicant’s work safety history. This ordinance comes only a few weeks after Atlantic Drain...

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Greater Boston leaders prepare for climate change

December 2, 2016
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Mayor Martin Walsh along with 14 other metro mayors in the Greater Boston area are working together to lower carbon emissions and prepare for climate change, as demonstrated from their collective participation in a climate change summit in Boston last month, according to a press release. Mayors and city- and town managers from Boston,...

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Op-Ed: Moving forward

December 2, 2016
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By Mayor Martin Walsh There’s no way around it: this has been a divisive national election. For many months, we have been following the presidential race, and in the early morning hours of Nov. 9, that race was finally decided. As many of you know, I supported Secretary Clinton. Waking up on Wednesday wasn’t...

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What’s Happening on Main Streets

December 2, 2016
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It’s “Beginning to look a lot like Christmas” and Mayor Marty Walsh will commence Mission Hill’s holiday season with Santa Claus and his elves at 3:15 p.m. on Dec. 3 by lighting that sturdy tree in the Brigham Circle Park. Join with your neighbors on Saturday to promote community shopping in Boston while savoring...

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The 2016 Election – What’s on the Ballot?

November 4, 2016
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Q.1 Expanded Slot Machine Gambling This proposed law would allow the state Gaming Commission to issue one additional category 2 license which would permit operation of a gaming establishment with no table games and not more than 1,250 slot machines. The proposed law would authorize the Commission to request applications for additional license to...

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Hillers vote Nov. 8 for President, local races, ballot questions

November 4, 2016
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Mission Hill voters will head to the polls Nov. 8 to help decide the Presidential contest, several local races, and five ballot questions. In the Presidential contest, voters will have four choices: Democrat Hillary Clinton (Tim Kaine for Vice President), Republican Donald Trump (Mike Pence for Vice President), Libertarian Gary Johnson (Bill Weld for...

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Art Park site lawsuit dismissed

November 4, 2016
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The lawsuit over the proposed Art Park development has been dismissed, but an appeal is likely. Kathryn and Oscar Brookins filed a lawsuit over the City’s Zoning Board of Appeals’ (ZBA) decision to grant variances for the project in 2014. They claimed in the lawsuit that the ZBA exceeded its authority granting the variances...

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Cuban Art

November 4, 2016
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Cuban Art

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Forum fosters community debate on ballot questions

November 4, 2016
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Several local Democratic Ward committees held a forum on the five ballot questions that Mission Hill voters will help decide on Nov. 8. The most divisive question discussed surrounded the expansion of charters schools. About 50 people attended the forum, which took place at First Baptist Church in Jamaica Plain on Oct. 13. Question...

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Residentes de Mission Hill votan no sólo para presidente

November 4, 2016
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Votantes de Mission Hill irán a las urnas el 8 de noviembre para ayudar a decidir la carrera presidencial, varias carreras locales, y las cinco preguntas en la votación. En la carrera presidencial, los votantes tendrán cuatro opciones: demócrata Hillary Clinton (Vicepresidente Tim Kaine), republicano Donald Trump (Mike Pence), libertario Gary Johnson (Bill Weld),...

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Councilor helping to create college engagement office

November 4, 2016
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By Beth Treffeisen Special to the Gazette In an effort to increase collaboration, communication, and partnerships between the colleges and universities, the City of Boston, and various nonprofits throughout the city, City Councilor Tim McCarthy is working with the other members of the Council to create a College and University Engagement Office. The order...

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BCH expansion project given the green light

November 4, 2016
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The Public Health Council voted to give Boston Children’s Hospital’s (BCH) expansion project the green light on Oct. 20, as part of the state’s Determination of Need (DoN) process. The expansion project will lead to the destruction of the Prouty Garden. The Friends of the Prouty Garden group has waged a spirited campaign to...

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Hill Agenda, Nov. 4, 2016

November 4, 2016
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The deadline for Hill Agenda listings is noon, Nov. 29 for the Dec. 2 issue. Email listings to reporter@jamaicaplaingazette.com. Note: 617 should be dialed before numbers below, unless another area code is given. Meetings Mission Hill Neighborhood Housing Services board of directors, first Monday of every month, 6-7:30pm, Mission Church Parish Center, 1545 Tremont...

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Participacion, Nov. 4, 2016

November 4, 2016
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El plazo para la sección de Participación es al mediodía el 29 de noviembre para la edición del 2 de diciembre. Escriba a: news@missionhillgazette.com. Note que los números telefónicos empiezan con 617, a menos que diga otro código de área. Reuniones Junta de directores de Mission Hill Neighborhood Housing, primer lunes del mes, 6-7:30pm,...

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