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JP Kids: Brownies visit NYC

April 29, 2016
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JP Kids: Brownies visit NYC

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Letter: Divest from fossil fuel companies

April 29, 2016
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Seventy degrees in March was sunny and pleasant, but a daunting reminder of how fossil fuel use has set in motion a string of harmful changes. Students at UMass, Harvard and all around the country have it right—it’s time to demand action on divestment from fossil fuel companies. As a taxpayer, a teacher who...

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Letter: Latin Quarter name change risky

April 29, 2016
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When I moved to Boston in 1973, street gangs made up of white young men in South Boston openly declared that South Boston was off limits to black people and Hispanics, and they literally killed one black Navy sailor for having the nerve to violate “their” space. Parts of Dorchester were the same way....

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A letter to the mayor and city council on JP/Rox

April 29, 2016
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We are residents and members of neighborhood associations located in the area between Forest Hills, Egleston Square, and Jackson Square. This area is currently involved in a long-awaited planning process called Plan JP/Rox. Led by the Boston Redevelopment Authority, Plan JP/Rox has held a number of community meetings since last July. The goal of...

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Op-Ed: Boston is going Fiber

April 29, 2016
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By Mayor Martin Walsh I recently announced something that will change Boston’s future: working closely with the City over the next six years, Verizon will rewire the entire city with an advanced fiber-optic network. Replacing our outdated copper-based telecom infrastructure with state-of-the-art fiber will dramatically improve internet connection speeds for both residents and businesses...

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Affordable housing, food justice discussed during State of Our Neighborhood

April 15, 2016
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By Josie Grove Special to the Gazette About 150 people attended on April 7 the sixth annual State of Our Neighborhood (SOON) event at the John F. Kennedy Elementary School, where topics discussed ranged from arts to affordable housing to food justice. City and state elected officials listened to concerns and answered questions that...

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GET IN, GRADUATE AND GO FAR

April 15, 2016
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GET IN, GRADUATE AND GO FAR

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JPNC election is April 30

April 15, 2016
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The Jamaica Plain Neighborhood Council election will be held Sat., April 30, with polling places at: the Harvest Co-op (3815 Washington St.); J.P. Licks (659 Centre St.); and Stop & Shop (301 Centre St.). Polls will be open 10 a.m. to 5 p.m. Any JP resident 16 or older can vote. Voters should bring...

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GROWING PAINS

April 15, 2016
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GROWING PAINS

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Invitacion, April 15, 2016

April 15, 2016
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El plazo para la sección de participación es al mediodía, martes, 26 abr para la edición del 29 abr. Mande eventos a [email protected] Note: marca el 617 antes de los números que salen abajo. Reuniones Los amigos del bosque Allendale, celebración del Día de la Tierra y reunión anual de la primavera. Sábado, 23...

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