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City Council adopts, mayor signs amended short-term rental ordinance

June 22, 2018
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By Seth Daniel Special to the Gazette The City Council voted on June 13 to adopt Mayor Martin Walsh’s amended short-term rental ordinance by a vote of 11-2, eliminating the controversial investor units that have been described as “de facto hotels,” but also giving some new leeway to owner-occupants to rent out their units...

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Q. and A. with U.S. Rep. Capuano

June 22, 2018
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Q. and A. with U.S. Rep. Capuano

U.S. Rep. Mike Capuano (7th District) was first elected to Congress in 1998 and is a member of the Congressional Progressive Caucus, the Transportation and Infrastructure Committee, and the Financial Services Committee. He is running for re-election this year and is facing Boston City...

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NEW BUS CANOPY

June 22, 2018
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NEW BUS CANOPY

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Q. and A. with Councilor Pressley

June 22, 2018
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Q. and A. with Councilor Pressley

At-Large City Councilor Ayanna Pressley was first voted to the Boston City Council in 2009, becoming the first woman of color to be elected to that body. She is...

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El Consejo adopta ordenanza respecto a los alquileres a corto plazo

June 22, 2018
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Seth Daniel Especial a Gazette El Consejo Municipal de Boston votó el 13 de junio a favor de una ordenanza propuesta por Martin Walsh respecto a los alquileres a...

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JP Observer: City action on approved clean energy program at a standstill; Councilor O’Malley objects

June 22, 2018
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A Boston City Council and Mayor Marty Walsh approved state program that would allow Boston residents to choose to get more electricity from renewable sources is purposely not being...

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JP Porchfest celebrates fifth-year anniversary

June 22, 2018
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The JP Porchfest will kick-off for the fifth year in a row on July 7 from noon to 6 p.m. The Gazette recently interviewed Marie Ghitman and Mindy Fried,...

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BPS SPECIAL OLYMPICS

June 22, 2018
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BPS SPECIAL OLYMPICS

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Centre Street Cafe to morph into space-themed diner

June 22, 2018
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The Centre Street Cafe will soon be transformed into a space-themed diner. Co-owner David Doyle said in an email to the Gazette that the cafe closed on June 17...

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Sights and Sounds, June 22, 2018

June 22, 2018
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The deadline for listings is noon, Tues. July 10 for the July 13 issue. Send listings to reporter@jamaicaplaingazette.com. Note: 617 should be dialed before numbers below, unless another area...

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ENGLISH HIGH CLASS OF 2018 GRADUATION

June 22, 2018
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ENGLISH HIGH CLASS OF 2018 GRADUATION

Gazette Photos by Patrick O’Connor Scenes from the English High Class of 2018 graduation, which took place on June 7 in the school gymnasium. Diplomas were awarded to 103...

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JP Agenda, June 22, 2018

June 22, 2018
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The deadline for listings is noon, Tues. July 10 for the July 13 issue. Send listings to reporter@jamaicaplaingazette.com. Note: 617 should be dialed before numbers below, unless another area...

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JP Pets:

June 22, 2018
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Keeping your dogs safe in summer heat starts now As summer begins and the weather gets warmer, it becomes more and more important to keep an eye on the...

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Residents organize fundraising run to raise money for immigrant advocates

June 22, 2018
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A fundraising run to benefit Massachusetts Immigrant and Refugee Advocacy Coalition (MIRA) at Jamaica Pond is expected to draw hundreds on June 24, according to a press release. The...

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Invitacion, June 22, 2018

June 22, 2018
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Plazo para calendario de eventos: martes, 10 de julio para la edición del 13 de julio. Mande eventos a reporter@jamaicaplaingazette.com. Para los números abajo, el código de área es...

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BOSTON PRIDE BLOCK PARTY

June 22, 2018
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BOSTON PRIDE BLOCK PARTY

Courtesy Photos by Ashley Rose Lokken Boston Pride held a block party in Jamaica Plain on June 10.

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THE NATIVITY PREP CLASS OF 2018 GRADUATION

June 22, 2018
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THE NATIVITY PREP CLASS OF 2018 GRADUATION

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Letters:

June 22, 2018
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Flight noise As I sit here all this morning in my Jamaica Plain backyard being bombarded by Logan Airport’s Runway 27 departing aircraft I felt it necessary to set...

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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...

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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...

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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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