Monthly Archives: November 2015

Building permit pulled for 105A. S. Huntington project

November 6, 2015
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A building permit has been pulled for the 105A S. Huntington Avenue project, according to Boston Redevelopment Authority spokesperson Nick Martin. Anthony Nader, the developer for the project, did not respond to a request for comment. The project has long been delayed, as the BRA first approved the 195-unit development in 2013, with the...

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Fatal stabbing at Jackson Square

November 6, 2015
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Ronaldo Cepeda, a 16-year-old Dorchester youth, was held without bail on a murder charge for the fatal stabbing at Jackson Square T Station on Oct. 22, according to a press release from the Suffolk County District Attorney’s Office. Assistant District Attorney Amy Galatis told Judge Paul McManus that Cepeda got off a bus and...

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Three JPNC members given the boot

November 6, 2015
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The Jamaica Plain Neighborhood Council voted to remove three members—Martha Rodriguez, Erin Colgan-Snyder and Michael O’Connor—during its monthly meeting on Oct. 27. JPNC’s rules state that members can be removed for “good cause shown,” which can include but is not limited to failure to attend three consecutive regularly scheduled council meetings, persistent non-participation in...

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BRA to host meeting on S. Huntington Ave. guidelines

November 6, 2015
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The Boston Redevelopment Authority (BRA) will host an “open house” on Nov. 19 about integrating the S. Huntington Avenue guidelines into the City zoning code, according to a BRA email blast. The BRA completed the community-requested South Huntington Avenue Framework for Future Development Review in May 2013. The Nov. 19 “open house” is scheduled...

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Second Grass Fed planned for Forest Hills

November 6, 2015
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Restaurateur Krista Kranyak is planning a second Grass Fed burger restaurant, with the new location being in Forest Hills. “I am very excited to become a part of this awesome neighborhood,” said Kranyak in an email to the Gazette. “I love all the restaurants around there and the awesome people. It is an exciting...

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City League champions

November 6, 2015
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City League champions

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Editorial: New blood

November 6, 2015
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We welcome newcomers Andrea Campbell and Annissa Essaibi-George to the City Council. The changing of the guard at the Council allows new people to bring new ideas and perspectives. Campbell and Essaibi-George being elected to the Council doubles the number of women to four members, providing much-needed diversity and role models for the younger...

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Editorial: Olmsted Place

November 6, 2015
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The grand opening of Olmsted Place marks the addition of luxury units to a housing market that so desperately needs them. One cannot open up a newspaper without reading the cries of people bemoaning the dearth in the city of upscale living spaces with amenities such as a swimming pool. Some people might argue...

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Letter: Post Office

November 6, 2015
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It should work better. You arrive at the post office and you turn the corner and groan. There’s a huge line ahead of you. Today I arrived at 4:24 p.m. and left at 5 p.m. I had overdue birthday cards, a small package to return and needed to add postage to my letters with...

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Letter: Arborway plan coverage

November 6, 2015
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It was great to see front-page coverage for the Oct. 14 Arborway plan community meeting. (Protected bike lanes, other concerns raised over DCR Arborway plan, Oct. 23) But, I was disappointed with the tone of the headline and the first paragraph—which were both negative and misleading. A Gazette reader would get the impression that...

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