Monthly Archives: March 2018

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March 23, 2018
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Paid family and medical leave and minimum wage in Massachusetts By Local State Rep. Liz Malia Today in Massachusetts, 1.2 million workers risk losing employment if they take time off work to care for a new child or to address a family medical emergency. Too many people are working every hour they can but...

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State to close Shattuck Hospital, move operations to South End

March 9, 2018
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By Seth Daniel Special to the Gazette The state Department of Health and Human Services (HHS) moved fast and quietly to work up a plan announced on Feb. 26 that would have them buying the Newton Pavilion at 88 E. Newton St. in the South End for $200 million and moving operations from the...

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Officials, residents respond to Shattuck Hospital closing

March 9, 2018
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With the news that the Lemuel Shattuck Hospital will be closing by 2021 and its operations moving to the South End, the Gazette spoke with local elected officials and residents to get their take on the situation. The Shattuck Hospital is located at 170 Morton St., next to Franklin Park. It is a multi-service...

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ANTONIA ORFIELD CITIZENSHIP AWARD

March 9, 2018
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ANTONIA ORFIELD CITIZENSHIP AWARD

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Sanchez discusses state budget, housing dev. programming with JPNC

March 9, 2018
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The Jamaica Plain Neighborhood Council (JPNC) during its monthly meeting last month held a question-and-answer session with local state Rep. Jeffrey Sanchez. The representative discussed a range of issues, including the state budget and programming at Mildred C. Hailey Apartments. The council also reviewed a new restaurant at Forest Hills and the council’s “Good...

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Sánchez habla sobre el presupuesto estatal, programas de vivienda con JPNC

March 9, 2018
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Durante su reunión mensual el 27 de febrero en Farnsworth House, Jamaica Plain Neighborhood Council (JPNC) presentó una sesión de preguntas y respuestas con el representante local Jeffrey Sánchez. El representante habló sobre una amplia variedad de asuntos, como el presupuesto estatal y los programas en los apartamentos Mildred C. Hailey. La junta también...

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Man sentenced for armed robbery, rape

March 9, 2018
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An identical twin was sentenced to 16 years in prison and 10 years of probation on Feb. 26 after being convicted of rape and armed robbery last month, according to the Suffolk County District Attorney’s (DA) Office. The case had been complicated by the lack of technology to distinguish between one twin and the...

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SCENES FROM “BALANCING WATER”

March 9, 2018
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SCENES FROM “BALANCING WATER”

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Here’s Looking at You, JP | Panhandlers: Who Are They?

March 9, 2018
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By Gustaf Berger / Special to the Gazette As you stroll along Centre Street on a sunny day past City Feed, CVS, and Citizens Bank, how many panhandlers do you notice? Over the past couple of years, I’ve counted more than 20 different men and women asking for a handout. We’re not unique; panhandlers...

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FLAG RAISING CEREMONY

March 9, 2018
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FLAG RAISING CEREMONY

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