Cathedral High School Commencement

June 1, 2018
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Cathedral High School Commencement

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GETTING (MORE) PHYSICALLY FIT

June 1, 2018
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GETTING (MORE) PHYSICALLY FIT

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City Council notes

June 1, 2018
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By Beth Treffeisen Special to the Gazette The City Council met on Wednesday, May 23 at City Hall. Due to the Memorial Day weekend they won’t meet again until June 6. Affordable Housing Funding Mayor Martin Walsh filed an authorization order for the Department of Neighborhood Development to accept and expend $30 million to...

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MCPHS UNIVERSITY COMMENCEMENT

June 1, 2018
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MCPHS UNIVERSITY COMMENCEMENT

For the fifth consecutive year, MCPHS University held its Commencement on the field at Gillette Stadium, home of the New England Patriots. More than 1,600 students were on hand to graduate and receive their diplomas. Dr. Elizabeth Nabel, President of Brigham Health, served as Commencement speaker and also received an honorary degree. Among the...

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MHNHS 45TH ANNUAL MEETING

June 1, 2018
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MHNHS 45TH ANNUAL MEETING

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Hill Agenda, June 1, 2018

June 1, 2018
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The deadline for Hill Agenda listings is noon, Tues. July 3 for the July 6 issue. Email listings to reporter@jamaicaplaingazette.com. Note: 617 should be dialed before numbers below, unless another area code is given. Meetings MHHM Advancing 6-8 Gore St. Community Garden, For more than a year, MHHM has pursued making 6-8 Gore St.,...

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Participacion, June 1, 2018

June 1, 2018
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El plazo para la sección de Participación es al mediodía, martes, 3 de julio para la edición del 6 de julio. Correo: news@missionhillgazette.com. Los números telefónicos abajo empiezan con el código 617.          Reuniones 6-8 Gore St. jardín comunitario de MHHM sábado, 9 jun, 11am-12pm. Foro de LMA, 25 jun. Tracy Wright: twright@masco.harvard.edu. Junta...

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AFFORDABLE HOUSING FORUM

June 1, 2018
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AFFORDABLE HOUSING FORUM

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Hill Happenings

June 1, 2018
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Hill Happenings

With Memorial Day weekend upon us, may we pause and reflect back on the many who lost their lives in the line of duty for our country. A walk up the hill to the Mission Hill ball fields brings a somber reminder of the fallen. McLaughlin Park is named after Lt. Joe D. McLaughlin,...

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Letters:

June 1, 2018
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Supporting the Burney Street development   On April 6, 2018, the Gazette published an article on The Laneway Project, the proposed building and open space at 9-11 Burney Street. The article reported details on the project, but failed to acknowledge the large amount of support that the project has received. For instance, the project...

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Op-eds:

June 1, 2018
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Help end distracted driving By BTD Commissioner Gina Fiandaca Glancing at that new text message on your phone. Scrolling through satellite radio stations to find the right song. Adjusting your GPS to find a new route.  Any of these activities momentarily takes your attention away from driving – you are a distracted driver. Every...

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What’s Happening on Main Streets

June 1, 2018
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What a vivid time of year this is! Flowers abloom, graduates adorned in academic regalia strolling with their proud families, iridescent sunsets, Old Glory flapping in the breeze… Mission Hill suffuses color at this time of year and the boys of summer at Fenway are on fire. Could it be any better? One of...

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Developer says he paid $20,000 to settle lawsuit

May 4, 2018
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During a Boston Planning and Development Authority (BPDA) meeting to review the notice of project change (NPC) for the Art Park development, the developer revealed he paid $20,000 to settle a lawsuit over project so that proposal could move forward. A version of project was already approved by the then Boston Redevelopment Authority and...

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District Attorney forum covers criminal justice reform, leadership abilities

May 4, 2018
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With Suffolk County District Attorney (DA) Dan Conley announcing earlier this year that he will not seek re-election after leading the office for more than 15 years, a healthy field of candidates have emerged so far in the race to replace him. The Jamaica Plain Progressives and the NAACP Boston Branch co-hosted a forum...

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Congratulations

May 4, 2018
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Congratulations

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Changes coming to Burney Street development

May 4, 2018
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The Boston Planning and Development Agency will host a community meeting May 10 when the developers for the 9-11 Burney St. project will present new plans that include a smaller project with fewer residential units. The meeting will happen at 6 p.m. at the Tobin Community Center. The developers—Mitch Wilson and Russell Preston—said in...

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Temas del foro del Fiscal de Distrito: la reforma de la justicia penal y las aptitudes de liderazgo

May 4, 2018
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El Fiscal del Distrito Dan Conley anunció a principios de este año que no se presentará a la reelección después de quince años de servicio, y hay varios candidatos que quieren sustituirle. Los Progresistas de Jamaica Plain y la sucursal local de la NAACP presentaron un foro el 9 de abril en The English...

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Update on BIDMC proposed inpatient building

May 4, 2018
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The Boston Planning and Development Agency (BPDA) is awaiting Beth Israel Deaconess Medical Center’s (BIDMC) response to the public comments on its proposed new inpatient building before the agency determines the next steps for the project, according to BPDA spokesperson Bonnie McGilpin. The new building is currently proposed to be approximately 345,000 square feet...

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O’Malley looks at fees to tackle vacant storefronts and apartments

May 4, 2018
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By Beth Treffeisen Special to the Gazette Plaguing the commercial and residential districts throughout the city, empty storefronts and vacant apartments are making it seem that Boston is experiencing market failure, despite the strong economy, high real estate values, and low unemployment rate. In an effort to reverse the trend, City Councilor Matt O’Malley,...

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WHAT YOU DON’T KNOW ABOUT ME

May 4, 2018
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WHAT YOU DON’T KNOW ABOUT ME

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Residents weigh-in on CPA funds during forum

May 4, 2018
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A local community development corporation organized a forum for residents to discuss their ideas about what should be done with the $20 million per year that will be raised by the newly adopted Community Preservation Act (CPA) funds. Residents suggested specific ideas for projects for housing, parks, and historical preservation, as well as ideas...

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TINY HOUSE

May 4, 2018
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TINY HOUSE

 

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City Council notes

May 4, 2018
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By Beth Treffeisen Special to the Gazette The City Council met on Wednesday, April 25. Summer Violence and Community Engagement Councilors Matt O’Malley and Kim Janey filed a hearing order to discuss summer violence and explore ways to strengthen community empowerment. The councilors spoke about how violence is an ongoing issue that creates traumatic...

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MULTICULTURAL CELEBRATION

May 4, 2018
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MULTICULTURAL CELEBRATION

Scenes from a multicultural celebration honoring Jesus and Mary at the Mission Church on Saturday, April 7. Courtesy Photos by Patrick O’Connor

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