Monthly Archives: December 2016

JP Agenda, Dec. 9, 2016

December 23, 2016
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The deadline for listings is noon, Tues., Jan. 10 for the Jan. 13 issue. Send listings to reporter@jamaicaplaingazette.com. Note: 617 should be dialed before numbers below, unless another area code is given. Meetings JP Problem Properties Committee, first Wednesday of the month, 10:30am, E-13 Police Station Community Room, 3347 Washington St. Info: Liana Poston,...

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BPDA proposes changes to Plan: JP/Rox study

December 23, 2016
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The Boston Planning and Development Agency (BPDA) is proposing changes to the Plan: JP/Rox study, including reducing the projected growth of the corridor by 1,000 units. BPDA has delayed a board vote on the plan several times over the past six months, as the agency and neighborhood groups continue talks over it. Plan: JP/Rox...

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SNA votes not to oppose 76 Stonley Road project

December 23, 2016
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The Stonybrook Neighborhood Association (SNA) voted during a Dec. 12 meeting not to oppose the 76 Stonley Road project at a Zoning Board of Appeals (ZBA) hearing, according to SNA member Sue Cibulsky. The Boston Planning and Development Agency board during its Nov. 17 meeting approved the 76 Stonley Road project, but the proposal...

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City to lower speed limit

December 23, 2016
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By Beth Treffeisen Special to the Gazette In an effort to improve roadway safety for people walking, driving, and bicycling on city streets Mayor Martin Walsh last week announced a reduction in the default speed limit from 30 mph to 25 mph starting Jan. 9. If you don’t see a posted sign, the new...

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Sights and Sounds, Dec. 23, 2016

December 23, 2016
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The deadline for listings is noon, Tues. Jan. 10 for the Jan. 13 issue. Send listings to reporter@jamaicaplaingazette.com. Note: 617 should be dialed before numbers below, unless another area code is given. Special events Run for All, respond to the Trump inaugurations by standing up to civil liberties and raising money for the ACLU....

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Invitacion, Dec. 23, 2016

December 23, 2016
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El plazo para la sección de participación es al mediodía, martes, el 10 enero para la edición del 13 enero. Mande eventos a reporter@jamaicaplaingazette.com. Note: marca el 617 antes de los números que salen abajo, a menos que haya otro código. Reuniones Jamaica Pond Association, lunes, 9 ene, 7-9 pm en Jamaicaway Towers, 111...

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Letter: Pudzer is a bad choice

December 23, 2016
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President-elect Trump’s Department of Labor nominee is a man whose beliefs and actions demonstrate contempt for the basics working people need to lead a decent life. As the head of the Carl’s Jr. and Hardee’s fast-food restaurants, Andrew Puzder has repeatedly argued against increases to the minimum wage or overtime pay for the women...

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Letter: Pudzer is a bad choice, part II

December 23, 2016
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The appointment of the Labor Secretary nominee Andrew Puzder will be devastating to working people’s health. Colleagues of mine at the NYC health department have reported, in a study published in the American Journal of Public Health in June 2016, that “A $15 minimum wage could have averted 2800 to 5500 premature deaths between...

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Letter: Thank you

December 23, 2016
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We sincerely thank ten local store and restaurant owners who contributed gift certificates to First Church Unitarian Universalist’s annual Holiday Fair. In alphabetical order, they are: Boing! JP’s Toy Shop Cafe Beirut Caffe Nero Centre Street Cafe Ferris Wheels Bike Shop KitchenWitch La Rana Rossa On Centre Tails The Dogwood Cafe The proceeds from...

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Letter: Bag ordinance a good idea

December 23, 2016
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I recently read that Mayor Marty Walsh is opposed to the idea of a five-cent store bag fee as making no sense. I beg to differ. It would definitely reduce waste across the city. I totally agree with the idea being pushed by District 6 City Councilor Matt O’Malley. It does work and I...

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