Monthly Archives: June 2018

State rep forum highlights similarities and differences among candidates

June 8, 2018
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The three candidates for the 11th Suffolk District seat—incumbent Rep. Liz Malia, Charles Clemons Muhammad, and Ture Turnbull—all had similar stances on many topics discussed during a forum on June 5, but differed subtly on topics such as supportive housing at the Shattuck Hospital campus, extending state tax holidays, the effectiveness of the Plan:...

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Q. and A. with Rep. Sanchez

June 8, 2018
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Q. and A. with Rep. Sanchez

Local state Rep. Jeffrey Sanchez has represented the 15th Suffolk District for more than a decade. He is running for re-election this year and is facing Nika Elugardo in the Democratic primary. The winner of the Sept. 4 primary will effectively be the next representative as there will be no challengers in the general...

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GIRL SCOUT TROOP TRIP TO DC

June 8, 2018
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GIRL SCOUT TROOP TRIP TO DC

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Q. and A. with Nika Elugardo

June 8, 2018
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Q. and A. with Nika Elugardo

Nika Elugardo is an attorney, a former aide to local state Sen. Sonia Chang-Diaz, and a former director of a nonprofit that provides financial education and other resources to those wanting to achieve financial stability and build wealth. She is looking to unseat longtime state Rep. Jeffrey Sanchez. The two candidates will face-off in...

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Antiguo administrador de English High condenado por disparar a un estudiante

June 8, 2018
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Un antiguo administrador de English High School fue condenado por disparar a un estudiante en la cabeza y el primero de junio fue sentenciado a más de 20 años en la cárcel, según la Oficina del Fiscal de Suffolk County. Un jurado condenó a Shaun Harrison, 58, por asalto armado con intención de matar,...

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Former English High administrator convicted of shooting student

June 8, 2018
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A former administrator at English High School was recently convicted of shooting a student in the head and was sentenced to more than 20 years in prison on June 1, according to the Suffolk County District Attorney’s (DA) Office. According to the DA’s Office, a jury convicted Shaun Harrison, 58, of armed assault with...

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Here’s Looking at You, JP | Why Can’t We?

June 8, 2018
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By Gustaf Berger Special to the Gazette After a day visiting the Hiroshima Peace Memorial Museum and Park, we boarded a bullet train and whizzed at speeds exceeding two miles a minute through tunnels, past forests, farms, small towns, and dusky mountains on our way to Osaka where we debarked to change for the...

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MAYOR’S COFFEE HOUR

June 8, 2018
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MAYOR’S COFFEE HOUR

Scenes from the Mayor’s Coffee Hour at Mozart Park on May 31. Mayor Martin Walsh spoke with residents about their concerns, including Sarah Freeman who impressed upon the mayor about the importance of completing the section of the Emerald Necklace from Jamaica Pond to Franklin Park. Gazette Photos by Peter Shanley

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Update on DCR’s parkway improvement project

June 8, 2018
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The majority of the state Department of Conservation and Recreation’s (DCR) parkway improvement project is finally under construction after many years of planning and pushing by the community. The parkway improvement project focuses on three different areas: Perkins Street and Francis Parkman Drive intersection; Centre Street, from VFW Parkway to Murray Circle; and the...

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Sights and Sounds, June 8, 2018

June 8, 2018
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The deadline for listings is noon, Tues. June 19 for the June 22 issue. Send listings to reporter@jamaicaplaingazette.com. Note: 617 should be dialed before numbers below, unless another area code is given. Special events Kite & Bike Festival, June 9, 2018 @ 7:00 am – 12:00 pm, Franklin Park Golf Course, 1 Circuit Dr....

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