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Ayuntamiento rechaza impuesto sobre alcohol

January 13, 2017
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De Beth Treffeisen Especial a la Gaceta   El mes pasado el Ayuntamiento de Boston rechazó un impuesto de 2% sobre ciertas bebidas alcohólicas que financiaría programas de prevención y tratamiento para el abuso de sustancias. Respaldado por los Consejeros Frank Baker y Bill Linehan, quienes han visto la plegaria del abuso de sustancias...

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JP Agenda, Jan. 13, 2017

January 13, 2017
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The deadline for listings is noon, Tues., Jan. 24 for the Jan. 27 issue. Send listings to reporter@jamaicaplaingazette.com. Note: 617 should be dialed before numbers below, unless another area code is given. Meetings Plan JP/Rox, Meeting will provide opportunity to learn about priorities of PLAN: JP/ROX and for the community to provide comments on...

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Sights and Sounds, Jan. 13, 2017

January 13, 2017
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The deadline for listings is noon, Tues. Jan. 24 for the Jan. 27 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, Jan. 13, 2017

January 13, 2017
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El plazo para la sección de participación es al mediodía, martes, el 24 enero para la edición del 27 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 Plan JP/Rox, reunión sobre las prioridades de PLAN: JP/ROX con oportunidad de...

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EMILY GREENE BALCH DAY

January 13, 2017
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EMILY GREENE BALCH DAY

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Letter: Cats belong inside

January 13, 2017
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Animals large and small typically live in our homes because we make that choice. Sometimes things don’t work out. In those cases, there are shelters that will accept and attempt to adopt those for whom it may be a wrong fit. I have a cat living with me in my apartment. He does not...

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Op-Ed: Helping Boston’s homeowners

January 13, 2017
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By Mayor Martin Walsh When I ran for mayor, I knew I wanted to make Boston a city where every resident can afford to live, work, and raise a family. Since I’ve been elected, Boston has grown—fast. Our population is expanding rapidly and we’re expected to reach over 700,000 residents by 2030. Our tech...

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Obituary: Georgi Erica Scarpelli

January 13, 2017
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Obituary: Georgi Erica Scarpelli

Georgi Erica Scarpelli, of Worcester and former Jamaica Plain resident, died on Jan. 6. Beloved daughter of the late George Vega and Louise Scarpelli. Loving sister of Toni Ann Komst (retired Boston EMS) of Mission Hill, Ed Komst of Pennsylvania, GiGi Florence and her husband Oscar of Worcester, Marcia Lawrence of Worcester and Aaron...

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Obituary: Jeanette P. Murphy

January 13, 2017
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Obituary: Jeanette P. Murphy

Jeanette P. Murphy, 70, died on Dec. 19. Beloved mother of Jamie and Lauren and grandmother to Daniel and Paige Johnston and Ryan and Kyle Carroll. Almost as important in her life, were her dogs Zoey and Onx and her bird, Andrew, of 24 years. We will always remember Jeanette for her confidence, directness,...

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Bag ban on hold

December 23, 2016
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By Beth Treffeisen Special to the Gazette   The City Council moved to keep an ordinance that would tax plastic bags in file under the Government Operations Committee until the New Year at the recent hearing held on Dec.14. The move comes as the Walsh administration has said that it does not support the...

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