Category: News

NU dorm work could start soon

Work on the new Northeastern University (NU) dorm on Huntington Avenue might start before the month is out. NU has been working on the project’s financing for weeks, and “we should know something pretty good in the next few weeks,”…

Hill Happenings

Condolences to the family of Pauline Pierce, a beautiful, fun-loving woman who passed away last month. Mrs. Pierce was a terrific actress, performing for many years in the Mission Hill Theatre Group. She displayed her talent in several plays, including…

Ross will not run for Congress

City Councilor Mike Ross has decided not to run for a U.S. Congress seat after openly considering the idea for weeks, according to a press release attributed to his campaign exploratory committee. Ross, a Mission Hill resident, said in the…

Hundreds protest T cuts

A parade of 75 speakers blasted the MBTA’s proposed fare hike and service cuts at a Roxbury Community College meeting last night. At least 250 people attended, including local elected officials and many Mission Hill residents, students and employees. A…

Occupy Roxbury group forms

Occupy Roxbury, a local version of the Occupy Wall Street protest movement, is forming and holding its first meeting on Jan. 15. Occupy Wall Street, a protest camp against economic inequality and other issues, formed in New York City last…

T seeks to boost fares, cut service

The MBTA is seeking to plug a budget hole by raising fares and cutting service—including weekend E Line subway/streetcar trips and the entire Mission Hill LINK bus program. A meeting about the already controversial proposal is set for Jan. 19…

Museum to open new wing

LMA—The Isabella Stewart Gardner Museum will open its new wing, which also serves as the art museum’ new front door, on Jan. 19. Designed by famous architect Renzo Piano, the glassy new building on Evans Way includes new galleries, a…