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THE COUPLE FROM TABLE 10

July 22, 2016
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THE COUPLE FROM TABLE 10

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MAYOR’S CUP TOURNAMENT WINNERS

July 22, 2016
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MAYOR’S CUP TOURNAMENT WINNERS

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JP Agenda, July 22, 2016

July 22, 2016
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The deadline for listings is noon, Tues., Aug. 9 for the Aug. 12 issue. Send listings to [email protected] Note: 617 should be dialed before numbers below, unless another area code is given. Meetings JP Problem Properties Committee, first Wednesday of the month, 10:30am, E-13 Police Station Community Room, 3347 Washington St. Info: Liana Poston,...

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Letter: Time to pump brakes on Forest Hills development

July 22, 2016
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In recent weeks, every article in the Gazette has been about the BRA rubber-stamping one development project after another. Most of these approved projects had fewer parking spaces, less open space and affordable housing, or greater height requirements than code mandates. The proposed project at the former site of the James’s Gate Pub was...

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Letter: JPA likes new parking lot look

July 22, 2016
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The Jamaica Pond Association is pleased with the new look on the Burroughs Street side of the Bank of America Parking lot.  The chain link fence has been removed and replaced with a new fence, a buffer zone, and greenery, creating a structure that is in harmony with the well-kept homes and yards of...

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An open letter to constituents, community leaders, and concerned citizens

July 22, 2016
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As elected officials of color, we join you and the nation in the overwhelming feelings of sadness and outrage over the violence that occurred over the past week in Baton Rouge, Louisiana; Falcon Heights, Minnesota; and Dallas, Texas. We offer our prayers and deepest condolences to...

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Op-ed: Protecting vulnerable citizens in the budget negotiations

July 22, 2016
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By State Rep. Liz Malia At the start of this year’s budget process, the governor’s budget recommended $39.5 billion in spending. Near the end of the budget process, the Baker administration indicated tax revenues were $750 million lower than previously projected, causing the legislature to lower their spending plan. This plan sent to the governor...

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Op-Ed: Congrats to our City of Boston Scholars

July 22, 2016
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By Mayor Martin Walsh Earlier this month, I was excited to announce this year’s City of Boston Scholars with my Education Cabinet and the City’s Scholarship Committee. We recognized 35 students from our high schools and neighborhoods, and welcomed back 70 returning Scholars. This year, the City’s annual scholarship process administered $250,000 in total:...

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Rep. Sanchez Honored

July 8, 2016
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Rep. Sanchez Honored

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JPNC hosts Plan JP/Rox meeting

July 8, 2016
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By Josie Grove Special to the Gazette The PLAN JP/Rox neighborhood planning process, initiated by the Boston Redevelopment Authority, has been controversial for its suggestions of fundamental change in the neighborhood, including adding some 3,000 households and building more, taller buildings. The planning process was recently extended by three months, after residents called and...

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