Top Grads

July 15, 2011
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Ocho grupos piden mapa de minorías

July 15, 2011
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By Andy Zagastizábal Special to the Gazette Latinos y negros tienen sus propia iniciativa de distrito congresional. No sólo eso sino que las minorías tengan 22 en vez de 10 legisladores. Los dirigentes de ellos se presentaron en audiencia de State House para destacar que Boston debería ser el distrito de mayoría de minorías....

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New website for Gazette

July 15, 2011
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The Gazette is pleased to announce that it has completely rebuilt its website at MissionHillGazette.com. The new site will contain every article and column from the print version, as well as some exclusive features. Readers are welcome to add comments to website articles. All of the articles will be archived there and will be...

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Emmanuel proposes new research tower, dorms

July 15, 2011
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By Rebeca Oliveira Gazette Staff Emmanuel College announced its real estate development plans for the next decade, including the development of a parcel on its “endowment campus” into a research facility. The ground-leasing of the parcel in the southern corner of Emmanuel’s campus for a 360,000-square-foot research facility would generate the necessary income to...

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Room to Grow

July 15, 2011
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Room to Grow

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Mission Accomplished

July 15, 2011
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Mission Accomplished

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Joslin Center project to break ground soon

July 15, 2011
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By Rebeca Oliveira Gazette Staff LONGWOOD MEDICAL AREA— The Longwood Center tower, formerly known as the Joslin Diabetes Center project, is expected to re-start construction by the end of the year after an eight-year series of delays, the Gazette has learned. The construction of a nine-story, 425,000-square-foot medical research tower at the intersection of...

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Major Route 66 bus changes coming

July 15, 2011
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By David Taber Gazette Staff   Major changes are in the works for the Tremont Street and Huntington Avenue sections of the MBTA’s Route 66 bus line as part of a $10 million federally funded plan to improve 15 of the transit system’s most-used bus lines. Route 66 runs through Mission Hill on Tremont...

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Participación

July 15, 2011
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  Citas Conciertos. El programa Summer Concerts in the Courtyard del Museum of Fine Arts. Tiene un ciclo interesante los miércoles con músicay cantantes folklóricos. 465 Huntington Ave. Info: www.mfa.org. Artistas. Roxbury Open Studios, tiene abierta la oportunidad de participar en sus próximos eventos para artistas de  Mission Hill. Plazo vence July 30. Info:...

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Muddy River rehab to roll this year

July 15, 2011
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By David Taber Gazette Staff After years of delays, an Army Corps of Engineers-led project aimed at rehabilitating the Muddy River is scheduled to go out to bid this fall, city and federal officials told the Gazette this week. The project involves a significant redesign of the Sears Rotary to “daylight”—or uncover—a section of...

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‘Endowment campus’ model setting trend in LMA

July 15, 2011
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By Rebeca Oliveira Gazette Staff   It’s the new trend in Longwood Medical Area (LMA) institutional expansion: building one tower to pay for another. “Endowment campus” is the term used by academic institutions for leasing a parcel of land to another institution—usually medical research. That other institution then builds and operates a facility and...

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What’s Up

July 15, 2011
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The final, last-minute deadline for What’s Up listings is noon, Aug. 16 for the Aug. 19  issue. Email listings to news@missionhillgazette.com. Note: 617 should be dialed before numbers below, unless another area code is given. Meetings Community Alliance of Mission Hill, Weds., Aug. 17, 7pm, Harvard School of Public Health 677 Huntington Ave. Info:...

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Good Jobs

July 15, 2011
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Good Jobs

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Editorial: The BRA gets census data right

July 15, 2011
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Mission Hill finally exists. That is not news to anyone who has lived in this neighborhood since Mission Church went up in the 1870s. In its diversity, energy and determination for self-improvement, Mission Hill is as real as it gets. Yet, until this year, Mission Hill did not exist in U.S. Census data as...

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Hill Happenings

July 15, 2011
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Hill Happenings

By Maurice “Mossy” Martin Special to the Gazette Condolences to the family of Jimmy Casey, who passed away May 29 after a long illness. Jimmy, a loving family man, leaves his wife Kerry (Harris) and three children. He was a hard worker and a member of the pipefitter and refrigerator union Local 537. I...

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What’s Happening on Main Streets

What’s Happening on Main Streets

By Richard Rouse and Barry Twomey Special to the Gazette Mission Hill anti-litter contest Mission Hill Main Streets Executive Director Richard Rouse sponsored an anti-litter poster contest among K-8 students of Mission Hill. The winners are Amber Brown, a seventh-grader at the Mission Grammar School, and Angellize Rivera, a seventh-grader from the Maurice Tobin...

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Major Route 66 bus changes coming

June 24, 2011
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Web Exclusive Major changes are in the works for the Tremont Street and Huntington Avenue sections of the MBTA’s Route 66 bus line as part of a $10 million federally funded plan to improve 15 of the transits system’s most-used bus lines. Tremont Street between Columbus Avenue and Huntington Avenue will see the highest...

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NEU dorm has no more hurdles

June 3, 2011
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Demolition slated for this month After months of petitions and community meetings, the GrandMarc at Northeastern dormitory project, to be located at the YMCA building at 316 Huntington Ave., has no more hurdles after the 90-day demolition delay period expires on June 7. Demolition of part of the Y is scheduled to start at...

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4 Concejales at-large confirmados pa’Nov.

June 3, 2011
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By Andy Zagastizábal Special to the Gazette   Aqui hay un adelanto que lanzamos en exclusiva: No habrá elecciones preliminares para los puestos at-large, al igual que en los distritos 6 y 8 que corresponden a las áreas de influencia de Mission Hill y Jamaica Plain. Las oficinas del Departamento de Elecciones de Boston...

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Restoring History, Step by Step

June 3, 2011
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Restoring History, Step by Step

Fixes coming to Hill’s walls and stairs After years of attempts and failures, the historic walls and steps of Mission Hill are finally getting a little recognition and restoration. These low stone walls and cement steps include the Sachem Street wall, the Delle Avenue wall, the Pontiac Street wall, the Wait Street steps and...

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Train track repair to last three noisy months

June 3, 2011
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Giant machines will tear up and replace the Southwest Corridor’s commuter and Amtrak railroad tracks through Mission Hill in three months of overnight work starting June 11. The work will not affect the MBTA’s Orange Line subway, but it will cause significant schedule changes to commuter rail. And the work may well mean a...

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Gas lamps to turn off by day

June 3, 2011
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After decades of shining a perpetual, 24-hour-a-day light, City of Boston gas lamps will soon turn off during the day, Bryan Glascock, head of the City’s Environment Department told the Gazette. Glascock told the Gazette that the city this year plans to begin installing automatic shut-offs run by sunlight-detecting photo cells on the gas...

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LEDs hit the streets

June 3, 2011
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Boston’s most wasteful streetlights are being systematically replaced by ultra-efficient light-emitting diodes (LEDs)—casting a new light on neighborhoods across the city, including Mission Hill. About 18,000 of the 68,000 streetlights in the city are powered by mercury vapor, the least energy-efficient technology in common use, said Bryan Glascock, head of the city’s Environment Department....

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Construction date for 800 Huntington Ave. set

June 3, 2011
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Construction at 800 Huntington Ave., the Massachusetts Eye and Ear Infirmary’s (MEEI) new facility, is due to start by July 1. MEEI would be the tenant of the building being developed by The Beal Companies. Beal is planning to expand the existing two-story structure by adding a garage adjacent to the building and erecting...

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