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INTERACTIVE LIGHTS

December 22, 2017
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INTERACTIVE LIGHTS

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City Council Briefs

December 22, 2017
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By Beth Treffeisen Special to the Gazette The City Council held its final hearing of the year on Dec.13. It was the last hearing for both Councilors Tito Jackson and Sal LaMattina who said their farewells after the hearing. Mayor Martin Walsh thanked them both for their years of public service and time spend...

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Letters:

December 22, 2017
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The bag debate We the taxpayers of Boston actually pay our City Councilors $99,500 per year to sit around debating the merits of paper vs plastic. Yep, you read that right. And soon we will be charged for putting our purchased items in any kind of bag merchants use. If you are car-less like me...

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City Council passes bag ordinance

December 8, 2017
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By Beth Treffeisen Special to the Gazette The City Council during a hearing on Nov. 29 unanimously voted to pass an ordinance that levies a five-cent surcharge for using a thick plastic bag or a paper bag at a store in the city. Thinner plastic bags would be banned under the measure. The ordinance...

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Honeymooning in New Zealand

December 8, 2017
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Honeymooning in New Zealand

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Ayuntamiento aprueba ordenanza de bolsas de plástico

December 8, 2017
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Beth Treffeisen Especial a Gazette Durante una audiencia el 29 de noviembre, el Ayuntamiento aprobó unánimemente una ordenanza que cobra por el uso de bolsas de plástico grueso y de papel en la ciudad. La ordenanza prohíbe las bolsas de plástico fino. La ordenanza se dirige al Alcalde Martin Walsh, que tiene que firmarlo...

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Here’s Looking at You, JP: Clockwise or counterclockwise, which way do you walk around Jamaica Pond?

December 8, 2017
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The first two times I sat on a bench at Jamaica Pond and counted how many people were going left or right, one direction edged out the other by a statistically insignificant margin. I figured there was probably little difference. But I continued my count and, after 10 more two-hour sittings, the findings were...

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Boston Slammers Honored

December 8, 2017
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Boston Slammers Honored

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Sights and Sounds, Dec. 8, 2017

December 8, 2017
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The deadline for listings is noon, Tues. Dec. 19 for the Dec. 22 issue. Send listings to reporter@jamaicaplaingazette.com. Note: 617 should be dialed before numbers below, unless another area code is given. Special events Light Up Hyde Jackson. Celebrate the merchant window decorating season in Hyde & Jackson Squares with a kick off party...

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Invitacion, Dec. 8, 2017

December 8, 2017
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Plazo para calendario de eventos: martes, 19 dic para la edición del 22 dic. Mande eventos a reporter@jamaicaplaingazette.com. Para los números abajo, el código de área es 617. Reuniones Reunión de JP Shines, 12 diciembre, 12.30-1.30. 
Coldwell Banker Jamaica Plain, 713 Centre St. Iniciativa para limpiar las calles Sesión informativa de Franklin Park, sobre...

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