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Wu seeks transparency, all-encompassing transportation discussion

January 29, 2016
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By Seth Daniel Special to the Gazette If there’s anything that Council President Michelle Wu hopes that Jamaica Plain residents get out of her year in the top City Council seat, it would be better informed of Council business. Wu told the paper in an interview last week that her top priority is to...

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HONORS IN FICTION AWARD

January 29, 2016
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HONORS IN FICTION AWARD

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Most want to retain Beecher St. dog park, but with changes

January 29, 2016
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City officials and about 100 community members gathered at the Connolly Branch Library on Jan. 11 to have a discussion about the current status of the unofficial Beecher Street dog park with most attendees agreeing to retain its purpose, but reconsider certain rules and...

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Residents send letter to BRA over 64 Allandale project; talks continue between City and developer

January 29, 2016
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More than 20 community members, many of whom live near the site, have signed a letter to Boston Redevelopment Authority Director Brian Golden with eight recommendations for the proposed...

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Wu quiere más transparencia y una discusión comprensiva sobre la transportación

January 29, 2016
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De Seth Daniel Especial a la Gaceta La Presidenta del Ayuntamiento Michelle Wu quiere que los residentes de Jamaica Plain sean mejor informados sobre los negocios del Ayuntamiento. Wu...

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Driver convicted of Arborway crash

January 29, 2016
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Nikolas Papadopoulos, the driver who caused a crash on the Arborway in 2013, was recently convicted of negligent operation of a motor vehicle at Brighton Municipal Court, according to...

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JP Observer: Mayor comes through on housing, arts, staff

January 29, 2016
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Looking over the wish list for Mayor Marty Walsh’s new administration created by the JP Observer in December 2013, it’s exciting to note that he has accomplished a lot...

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BTD to present Slow Streets program during SNA meeting

January 29, 2016
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The Boston Transportation Department (BTD) will be presenting its plan to bring the City’s Slow Streets pilot program to the Stonybrook area during the Stonybrook Neighborhood Association’s (SNA) meeting...

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New grading system for City services announced

January 29, 2016
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The City services can now finally be tracked and held accountable for achievements and…well, underachievements. CityScore is a new initiative that compiles metrics from various City departments every day...

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THREE KINGS DAY

January 29, 2016
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THREE KINGS DAY

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JP Agenda, Jan. 29, 2016

January 29, 2016
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The deadline for listings is noon, Tues., Feb. 9 for the Feb. 12 issue. Send listings to reporter@jamaicaplaingazette.com. Note: 617 should be dialed before numbers below, unless another area...

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Invitacion, Jan. 29, 2016

January 29, 2016
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El plazo para la sección de participación es al mediodía, martes, 9 de febrero para la edición del 12 de febrero. Mande eventos a reporter@jamaicaplaingazette.com. Note: marca el 617...

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Some IAG members want more affordable units for Goddard House project

January 29, 2016
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The Boston Redevelopment Authority (BRA) held an impact advisory group (IAG) meeting for the Goddard House project on Jan. 7 with some members advocating for more affordable-housing units, according...

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Meetings scheduled on MBTA fare hikes

January 29, 2016
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The MBTA is holding a series of public meetings to hear comments and suggestions from the community about proposed fare hikes, according to a press release. The nearest meeting...

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JP History: Everything is new again: Eliot School celebrates 340 years of education and craft

January 29, 2016
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By Pamela Larson Mathews Special to the Gazette The Eliot School of Fine & Applied Arts marks its 340th birthday this year, celebrating with a series of parties, talks,...

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JP History: This Week in JP History

January 29, 2016
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The Gazette’s top headlines from this week in JP history: 5 years ago: 2011 “Whole Foods likely to replace Hi-Lo” Whole Foods had confirmed its plans to open a...

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Sights and Sounds, Jan. 29, 2016

January 29, 2016
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The deadline for listings is noon, Tues. Feb 9 for the Feb. 12 issue. Send listings to reporter@jamaicaplaingazette.com. Note: 617 should be dialed before numbers below, unless another area...

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New BRA director of planning announced

January 29, 2016
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Mayor Martin Walsh announced at his State of the City address that Sara Myerson, the current executive director of Imagine Boston 2030, will become the new director of planning...

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NEW RECTOR OF THE CHURCH

January 29, 2016
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NEW RECTOR OF THE CHURCH

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HOLIDAY WINDOW DECORATING CONTEST WINNER

January 29, 2016
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HOLIDAY WINDOW DECORATING CONTEST WINNER

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Editorial: Council President Wu

January 29, 2016
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There is welcome news coming from the Council President’s Office. At-Large City Councilor Michelle Wu, who was recently voted president, says she will be bringing more transparency to the...

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Editorial: MBTA, a grade A business

January 29, 2016
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We would like to commend the people running the MBTA for having a terrific business plan. The T continues to break down and have delays frequently, leaving the average...

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Letter: The end of Shea Circle

January 29, 2016
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The stumps of generations of familiar shade trees on Shea Circle are being ground into nothing. Shea Circle is no more. The Massachusetts Department of Transportation is converting this...

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Op-Ed: Gun violence has no place in our neighborhoods

January 29, 2016
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By Mayor Martin Walsh I traveled to Washington, D.C., and stood with President Barack Obama as he took measures to make our communities safer. Requiring all gun purchases to...

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