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State rep forum highlights similarities and differences among candidates

June 8, 2018
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The three candidates for the 11th Suffolk District seat—incumbent Rep. Liz Malia, Charles Clemons Muhammad, and Ture Turnbull—all had similar stances on many topics discussed during a forum on June 5, but differed subtly on topics such as supportive housing at the Shattuck Hospital campus, extending state tax holidays, the effectiveness of the Plan:...

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Q. and A. with Rep. Sanchez

June 8, 2018
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Q. and A. with Rep. Sanchez

Local state Rep. Jeffrey Sanchez has represented the 15th Suffolk District for more than a decade. He is running for re-election this year and is facing Nika Elugardo in the Democratic primary. The winner of the Sept. 4 primary will effectively be the next...

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GIRL SCOUT TROOP TRIP TO DC

June 8, 2018
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GIRL SCOUT TROOP TRIP TO DC

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Q. and A. with Nika Elugardo

June 8, 2018
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Q. and A. with Nika Elugardo

Nika Elugardo is an attorney, a former aide to local state Sen. Sonia Chang-Diaz, and a former director of a nonprofit that provides financial education and other resources to...

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Antiguo administrador de English High condenado por disparar a un estudiante

June 8, 2018
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Un antiguo administrador de English High School fue condenado por disparar a un estudiante en la cabeza y el primero de junio fue sentenciado a más de 20 años...

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Former English High administrator convicted of shooting student

June 8, 2018
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A former administrator at English High School was recently convicted of shooting a student in the head and was sentenced to more than 20 years in prison on June...

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Here’s Looking at You, JP | Why Can’t We?

June 8, 2018
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By Gustaf Berger Special to the Gazette After a day visiting the Hiroshima Peace Memorial Museum and Park, we boarded a bullet train and whizzed at speeds exceeding two...

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MAYOR’S COFFEE HOUR

June 8, 2018
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MAYOR’S COFFEE HOUR

Scenes from the Mayor’s Coffee Hour at Mozart Park on May 31. Mayor Martin Walsh spoke with residents about their concerns, including Sarah Freeman who impressed upon the mayor...

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Update on DCR’s parkway improvement project

June 8, 2018
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The majority of the state Department of Conservation and Recreation’s (DCR) parkway improvement project is finally under construction after many years of planning and pushing by the community. The...

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Sights and Sounds, June 8, 2018

June 8, 2018
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The deadline for listings is noon, Tues. June 19 for the June 22 issue. Send listings to reporter@jamaicaplaingazette.com. Note: 617 should be dialed before numbers below, unless another area...

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Kids’ fishing derby June 30

June 8, 2018
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The second annual kids’ fishing derby will be held at Jamaica Pond on June 30, and will be a free event for kids 14 years old and younger, according...

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AVIATION AND MARITIME STEM EDUCATION EXPO

June 8, 2018
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AVIATION AND MARITIME STEM EDUCATION EXPO

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Celebrating the Latin Quarter

June 8, 2018
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Celebrating the Latin Quarter

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City Council Notes

June 8, 2018
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By Beth Treffeisen Special to the Gazette The City Council met on Wednesday, May 23 at City Hall. Due to the Memorial Day weekend they aren’t scheduled to meet...

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GENERAL HEATH APARTMENT SQUARE PROJECT, GROUND BREAKING

June 8, 2018
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GENERAL HEATH APARTMENT SQUARE PROJECT, GROUND BREAKING

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STUDENTS LEARN BY DOING

June 8, 2018
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STUDENTS LEARN BY DOING

English High School cadets supported Memorial Day by decorating Mount Hope Cemetery with over 7,000 flags for veterans graves and replacing 25 Hero Square wreaths around the Hyde Park...

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JP Agenda, June 8, 2018

June 8, 2018
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The deadline for listings is noon, Tues. June 19 for the June 22 issue. Send listings to reporter@jamaicaplaingazette.com. Note: 617 should be dialed before numbers below, unless another area...

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Invitacion, June 8, 2018

June 8, 2018
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Plazo para calendario de eventos: martes, 19 de junio para la edición del 22 de junio. Mande eventos a reporter@jamaicaplaingazette.com. Para los números abajo, el código de área es...

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FOOD CAMPUS GROUNDBREAKING

June 8, 2018
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FOOD CAMPUS GROUNDBREAKING

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Letters:

June 8, 2018
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Flight noise over JP The flights over JP and surrounding areas have gotten progressively worse, especially after the new navigation system, RNAV, in 2013.  As a result, communities (i.e....

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Op-ed: House Passes “Red Flag” Law to Empower Families to Prevent Gun Violence

June 8, 2018
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By Local State Rep. Jeffrey Sanchez We in Massachusetts understand that strong, common sense gun laws save lives. That’s why we affirmed our assault weapons ban in 2004, passed...

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Community deeply divided about supportive housing at Shattuck Hospital campus

May 25, 2018
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A deeply contentious public hearing about the proposal to put supportive housing on the Shattuck Campus led to conflicting priorities being expressed from the community. Residents argued that the...

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Residents want wider sidewalks, safer intersections for Centre/South streets project

May 25, 2018
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About 30 residents congregated at a public meeting held by the Boston Transportation Department (BTD) on May 14 to learn about the design planning schedule and contribute ideas and...

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BIKE ROLL

May 25, 2018
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BIKE ROLL

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