Archive for June, 2018

City Council adopts, mayor signs amended short-term rental ordinance

June 22, 2018
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By Seth Daniel Special to the Gazette The City Council voted on June 13 to adopt Mayor Martin Walsh’s amended short-term rental ordinance by a vote of 11-2, eliminating the controversial investor units that have been described as “de facto hotels,” but also giving some new leeway to owner-occupants to rent out their units...
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Q. and A. with U.S. Rep. Capuano

June 22, 2018
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Q. and A. with U.S. Rep. Capuano

U.S. Rep. Mike Capuano (7th District) was first elected to Congress in 1998 and is a member of the Congressional Progressive Caucus, the Transportation and Infrastructure Committee, and the Financial Services Committee. He is running for re-election this year and is facing Boston City Councilor Ayanna Pressley in the Sept. 4 Democratic primary election....
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NEW BUS CANOPY

June 22, 2018
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NEW BUS CANOPY


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Q. and A. with Councilor Pressley

June 22, 2018
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Q. and A. with Councilor Pressley

At-Large City Councilor Ayanna Pressley was first voted to the Boston City Council in 2009, becoming the first woman of color to be elected to that body. She is now part of a wave of candidates challenging incumbent Democrats across the country. Her aim is to unseat U.S. Rep. Mike Capuano (7th District) in...
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El Consejo adopta ordenanza respecto a los alquileres a corto plazo

June 22, 2018
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Seth Daniel Especial a Gazette El Consejo Municipal de Boston votó el 13 de junio a favor de una ordenanza propuesta por Martin Walsh respecto a los alquileres a corto plazo como Airbnb. El voto de 11-2 elimina las unidades controvertidas que han sido calificadas como “hoteles de facto” pero también protege a los...
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JP Observer: City action on approved clean energy program at a standstill; Councilor O’Malley objects

June 22, 2018
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A Boston City Council and Mayor Marty Walsh approved state program that would allow Boston residents to choose to get more electricity from renewable sources is purposely not being implemented by the City’s Environment Department. Local City Councilor Matt O’Malley responded firmly and appropriately this week when informed that the City’s Chief of Environment,...
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JP Porchfest celebrates fifth-year anniversary

June 22, 2018
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The JP Porchfest will kick-off for the fifth year in a row on July 7 from noon to 6 p.m. The Gazette recently interviewed Marie Ghitman and Mindy Fried, co-founders of the JP Porchfest, about this year’s festival and the five-year milestone. Asked why they began the JP festival, Ghitman and Fried said in...
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BPS SPECIAL OLYMPICS

June 22, 2018
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BPS SPECIAL OLYMPICS


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Centre Street Cafe to morph into space-themed diner

June 22, 2018
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The Centre Street Cafe will soon be transformed into a space-themed diner. Co-owner David Doyle said in an email to the Gazette that the cafe closed on June 17 and will re-open as the Little Dipper in the first or second week of July. “While the new iteration of Centre Street Cafe had its...
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Sights and Sounds, June 22, 2018

June 22, 2018
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The deadline for listings is noon, Tues. July 10 for the July 13 issue. Send listings to [email protected] Note: 617 should be dialed before numbers below, unless another area code is given. Special events Gardening Day at Lawson Park 10:30 am – 1:30 pm, corner of Atherton & Washington. June 24. Catch and Release with...
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