Category: News

Roxbury Open Studios features Hill artists

Roxbury Open Studios (ROS)—organized this year by nonprofit cultural organization Discover Roxbury—will feature some Mission Hill artists and provide residents free shuttle service into the heart of Roxbury’s art scene Oct. 1 and 2. Two local artists—watercolor painter Bill Comerford…

BIDMC names new president

LMA—Beth Israel Deaconess Medical Center (BIDMC) has named Kevin Tabb its new president and chief executive officer. Tabb will start the job on Oct. 17. “I am extremely honored to be selected to lead Beth Israel Deaconess Medical Center at…

Breakthrough! Recent research from the LMA

A deadly bacterium that killed two dozen people in Germany earlier this year was quickly analyzed genetically by international researches—including doctors at Harvard Medical School (HMS) and Brigham and Women’s Hospital (BWH). That allowed doctors to avoid using certain antibiotics…

Editorial: Students and the Hill

Mission Hill has a love-hate relationship with students. On the one hand, we welcome their business and their cultural contributions. On the other, we bemoan their noise and litter and try to herd them into dorms far away. Students, however,…

Editorial: Harmony on the Hill

Harmony on the Hill deserves thanks for continuing to make some good come of the Charles Stuart atrocity. Its new scholarship fund is yet another great idea for increasing opportunity in—and possibly some giving-back to—Mission Hill. When Charles Stuart chose…

Hill Happenings

Former Mission Hill High School principal Sister Patrice Garrity departed her beloved Mission Hill Parish last month, having been reassigned to a convent in Connecticut. Sister Garrity, a 1947 Mission High School graduate, was the school’s best principal when the…

1 more Hubway station coming

One more Hubway station is coming soon to the Longwood Medical Area (LMA), joining three of the bike rental program’s stations already there and two in Mission Hill, the Gazette has learned. The popular new program might expand more in…

Storm downs trees

Tropical storm Irene downed trees around Boston today as the former hurricane blew through town with winds up to 65 mph. The ever-weakening storm was significantly less powerful than major media outlets were reporting hours before its arrival. But its strong gusts…

Hubway looks like a hit

Full station list still unclear Hubway, the city’s innovative public bicycle-rental system, launched with five local stations last month and looks like a hit. More than half of the available bikes were in use at several stations the Gazette checked…