Hill Happenings

July 6, 2018
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Hill Happenings

A group of wonderful Mission Hill folks gathered at the Penguin last month as owner Dermot Doyne hosted a breakfast, featuring Congressman Mike Capuano. Faces in the crowd included Laura Adams, who does terrific work with the Mission Hill elderly, Chris Dwyer from the N.E. Baptist Hospital and my long time friend from Tobin...
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Op-ed: Massachusetts Faces Crisis in Community Based Reentry

July 6, 2018
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By Rep. Liz Malia and John Larivee Community residents, advocates and legislators worked hard on passing a comprehensive criminal justice reform bill this spring.   The goal of the bill is to divert more people into treatment instead of prison, make jails more humane, and reduce recidivism. The vast majority of people in prison will...
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GATEWAY BLOCK PARTY

July 6, 2018
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GATEWAY BLOCK PARTY


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Mayor on Main

July 6, 2018
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Mayor on Main


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ARTSPACE OPENING EXHIBIT

July 6, 2018
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ARTSPACE OPENING EXHIBIT


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What’s Happening on Main Streets

July 6, 2018
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What’s Happening on Main Streets

(A timely observation) “I believe mankind longs for freedom from, and rumors of, war.” Sixty-three years ago this month at the Geneva Conference, President Eisenhower spoke of this craving at the Palais des Nations, which was once the site of the ill-fated League of Nations. The “man from Abilene” stunned the world with his...
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Revised Burney St. project draws mixed response

June 1, 2018
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The mixed-use development that has been proposed at 9-11 Burney St. is still drawing a conflicted response from the community, although some residents were pleased with changes made by the developers in a redesign from the previous proposal. The developers—Mitch Wilson and Russell Preston—are proposing to demolish an existing three-family structure at 11 Burney...
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Art Park project will likely go before BPDA board this month

June 1, 2018
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The revised Art Park project will likely go before the Boston Planning and Development Authority (BPDA) board this month, according to BPDA spokesperson Bonnie McGilpin. If the BPDA board reviews the project during its monthly meeting, it will likely approve it. The BPDA staff only submits projects to the board when they consider the...
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COMMENCEMENT ADDRESS

June 1, 2018
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COMMENCEMENT ADDRESS


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Parker Hill Library to reopen this summer

June 1, 2018
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The Parker Hill Branch Library will reopen this summer, according to Boston Public Library spokesperson Rosemary Lavery. An exact date has not been determined, but Lavery said BPL hopes to have one sometime this month. The library closed last July to undergo a renovation to address a series of façade and exterior problems to...
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Proyecto de 9-11 Burney falta apoyo

June 1, 2018
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New Urban Partners, LLC, propone demoler una estructura de tres familias en 11 Burney Street y construir un edificio de cinco pisos. Incluye 25 unidades de alquiler, tres de las cuales serán de bajo ingreso, y cinco lugares de estacionamiento. El proyecto también propone 1.900 pies cuadrados de espacio comercial en la planta baja...
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City Council extends sandwich board signs program

June 1, 2018
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By Beth Treffeisen Special to the Gazette More work has yet to be done to figure out the rules and regulations governing sandwich board signs in Beacon Hill and the Back Bay. After two years of hearings and working sessions, the City Council voted to continue the pilot program for another year to work...
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Lack of participation in the City’s Payment in Lieu of Taxes program upsets City Council

June 1, 2018
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By Beth Treffeisen Special to the Gazette After seeing a decline in participation in the City’s Payments in Lieu of Taxes PILOT agreement with tax-exempt institutions, Councilors Lydia Edwards and Annissa Essaibi-George filed a hearing order during a May 9 City Council meeting to give a nudge to these institutions to contribute more to...
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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 [email protected] 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: [email protected] 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: [email protected] 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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