Monthly Archives: October 2015

Even more Arboretum observations

October 9, 2015
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It is not often that one finds the voice of reason and neutrality in the Letters column of any newspaper. Terry Wells offered both in last week’s “Letters” (Sept. 25.) The letter lacked the anger, hostility and outrage that often motivates one to write on a controversial subject. Instead the writer asked for reasoned...

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Affordable housing

October 9, 2015
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I was disappointed in the lack of leadership from Mayor Walsh, the Office of Neighborhood Services and City Councilor Matt O’Malley in their final decision to support the 3200 Washington St. project at the City’s Zoning Board of Appeals on Sept. 15. Perhaps the mayor, Councilor O’Malley and some residents were swayed by the...

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Milestones reached for Jackson Square redevelopment

October 9, 2015
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Milestones reached for Jackson Square redevelopment

JACKSON SQ.—Local elected officials, including local state Rep. Jeffrey Sanchez and Mayor Martin Walsh, gathered on Sept. 30 to announce three milestones reached in the Jackson Square redevelopment, according to a press release. About 11 acres of land in Jackson Square is being redeveloped by a team that includes Mitchell Properties, the Jamaica Plain...

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