Monthly Archives: March 2013

Casey opposition gets louder, but doesn’t sway officials

March 15, 2013
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FOREST HILLS—Opponents of the Casey Arborway plan are turning out in greater numbers, though they are no closer to overturning the state’s decision, according to key elected officials. Despite the vocal opposition, local elected officials, including state reps. Russell Holmes and Liz Malia, who are critical of the at-grade plan, and Boston Mayor Thomas...

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Death of a Tree

March 15, 2013
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Death of a Tree

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Green Line extension to Hyde Square proposed

March 15, 2013
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The Arborway Committee, a transit advocacy group, recently released a report advocating for the extension of Green Line streetcar service to Hyde Square. The report includes various alternatives, including one routing the streetcar through the Hyde Square rotary. The Gazette learned of the report during the State of Our Neighborhood forum Feb. 26. “The...

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Ex-Mayor Flynn backs JPNC lawsuit

March 15, 2013
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Former Mayor Raymond Flynn supports the Jamaica Plain Neighborhood Council’s (JPNC) right to sue the City in its controversial lawsuit, he told the Gazette in a phone interview March 8. Flynn created the JPNC and other neighborhood councils around the city in the 1980s to advise City Hall. He said he did not consider...

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Extensión de la línea verde

March 15, 2013
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The Arborway Committee, un grupo de defensa para el transporte público, publicó un reporte proponiendo una extensión a la línea verde a Hyde Square. El reporte incluye varias alternativas, incluso una ruta que llega hasta la rotonda de Hyde Square. The Gazette se enteró del reporte durante el foro State of Our Neighborhood el...

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Health center to hold meeting on care change

March 15, 2013
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JACKSON SQ.—Boston Children’s Hospital (BCH) will hold a community meeting on ending adult service at the Martha Eliot Health Center (MEHC), while some people remain perplexed about the decision to do so. A member of the MEHC community advisory board said there are still unanswered questions about why Boston Children’s Hospital is ending adult...

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Peace Garden to get redesign

March 15, 2013
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EGLESTON SQ.—The Ecumenical Social Action Committee, Inc. (ESAC) is hosting two “re-imagining” sessions for a redesign of the Egleston Square Peace Garden at the corner of Washington and School streets. The two sessions, one planned for March 13, after the Gazette’s deadline, and one planned for Sat., March 16, are aimed at gathering community...

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Preservation group eyes Goddard future

March 15, 2013
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With announcement that the former Goddard House nursing home at 201 S. Huntington Ave. is for sale, a preservation group is hoping that the new owners will maintain the building’s historic value. The sale of the building moves to the next phase a controversy that first began last summer when the Goddard House announced...

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Goddard House is for sale

March 15, 2013
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Goddard House is for sale

S. HUNTINGTON—The former Goddard House nursing home at 201 S. Huntington Ave. is for sale, according to a “confidential investment offering” ad flyer obtained by the Gazette. The property hit the market on March 4 and the sale is being handled by Colliers International. It will remain on the market for about four weeks...

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Honorable Judge

March 15, 2013
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Honorable Judge

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