Category: News

Flaherty eager for another term

Two years after challenging Mayor Thomas Menino in one of the closest races the mayor has ever faced, former At-Large City Councilor Michael Flaherty wants his old job back. “It was never an option for me to take my ball…

ArtMobile brings art to the people

Where does the rubber hit the road for the Massachusetts College of Art and Design’s community outreach efforts? Starting this summer, the answer is a Ford van, repurposed by the school’s Center for Art and Community Partnerships as the SPARC…

Hill Happenings

    By Maurice “Mossy” Martin Special to the Gazette   Condolences to the family of Richard Dwyer, who passed away last month. Back in the ’80s, Rich and I were softball teammates for Winnie’s Pub in the Mission Hill…

Hubway nears launch with 6 sites

Hubway, the city’s innovative public bicycle-rental system, is aiming to launch in less than two weeks with at least six stations proposed in the Longwood Medical Area (LMA) and Brigham Circle, the Gazette has learned. But details are few and…

Dorm delayed by historic review

By Rebeca Oliveira Gazette Staff Demolition of part of the YMCA’s complex for Northeastern University’s (NEU) dormitory project has been delayed by the Massachusetts Historical Commission (MHC), which says the college did not submit proper alternatives to its demolition plan.…

Census sheds new light on Hill

By David Taber Gazette Staff New US Census data likely provides the most detailed picture of the Mission Hill community ever. “From us, yes, that is definitely the case. I cannot imagine who else would do more,” Boston Redevelopment Authority…