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Developers submit proposals for Boston State Hospital site
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Developers submit proposals for Boston State Hospital site
Nearly four decades after the commonwealth opened the door to real estate development on the Boston State Hospital site, a use for the last 10-acre portion could be determined early next year.
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Final debate held in District 5 race
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Final debate held in District 5 race
The candidates in one of the city’s most tightly-contested city council races went head-to-head at English High School Monday, outlining their differences on issues ranging from education to affordable housing.
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No easement? No problem. Condos rise in a backyard
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No easement? No problem. Condos rise in a backyard
While ISD approved the seven-unit project as-of-right, meaning the condos at 52R could be built without an appearance before the Zoning Board of Appeal, residents note that the property lines include no street frontage, meaning that the property is essentially landlocked.
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Arroyo gets nod from challengers
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Arroyo gets nod from challengers
Saturday, five of the candidates who did not make the cut in the District 5 race rallied around Arroyo during an endorsement announcement in Mattapan Square. Tuesday, Arroyo picked up an endorsement from U.S. Rep. Ayanna Pressley.
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State seeks bids for last 10-acre parcel on Boston State Hospital site
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State seeks bids for last 10-acre parcel on Boston State Hospital site
In May, the state’s Division of Capital Asset Management quietly released a request for proposals for the last 10-acre parcel at the Boston State Hospital site, giving prospective developers a shot at filling in what was until recently the largest expanse of undeveloped land in the city.
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At-large candidate forum in Mattapan
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At-large candidate forum in Mattapan
At-large city council challengers and incumbents emphasized their ability to bring change to the city, speaking before residents at the Greater Mattapan Neighborhood Council meeting last Saturday.
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Legislators meet with Mattapan council
Members of the Mattapan community convened Monday at the Mildred Avenue Community Center for a Greater Mattapan Neighborhood Council monthly meeting in which residents and council board members engaged with state legislators on the issues of economic and education inequity, affordable housing and environmental justice.
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Collins pushes for faster Fairmount
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Collins pushes for faster Fairmount
State Sen. Nick Collins is looking to speed things up along the sleepy Fairmount Line with a budget amendment that would allow for service at 15-minute intervals.
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Mattapan votes in new neighborhood council
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Mattapan votes in new neighborhood council
Last month, 147 Mattapan voters cast ballots to elect the neighborhood’s first-ever Greater Mattapan Neighborhood Council.
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MBTA opens Mattapan commuter rail station
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MBTA opens Mattapan commuter rail station
For years, trains on the Fairmount Line passed by Mattapan Square, speeding commuters to South Station while bypassing the busy commercial district. Last week, community members and elected officials celebrated as the brand-new commuter rail station at Blue Hill Avenue near Mattapan Square officially opened, a move many say will shorten commute times for neighborhood residents.
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Haitian Chamber hosts candidate forum
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Haitian Chamber hosts candidate forum
With at least four candidates contending for the District 5 City Council seat and at least nine vying for the four at-large seats on the body, members of Boston’s Haitian-American community had an opportunity last week to hear first-hand the ideas the aspiring officials plan to bring to City Hall.
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New data show more diverse Boston
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New data show more diverse Boston
The city of Boston’s population has continued to grow and become more diverse over the past seven years, according to a report by the Boston Planning and Development Agency released last month.
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