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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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50TH REUNION

December 23, 2016
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50TH REUNION

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Nuevo estudio investiga los impactos del ruido en los residentes

December 23, 2016
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De Beth Treffeisen Especial a la Gaceta El ruido de la construcción, los aviones, las bocinas de los coches y la música alta, todos contribuyen al paisaje sonoro de Boston que afecta a la gente que vive y trabaja en la ciudad. Erica Walker, una estudiante de doctorado en Harvard T.H. Chin School of...

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Noise impacts to residents are mapped out in new study

December 23, 2016
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By Beth Treffeisen Special to the Gazette Construction sites, planes flying over head, cars honking, loud music blasting, all contribute to the soundscape that make up Boston and in turn affect the residents who live and work in the city. Erica Walker, a doctoral student at Harvard T.H. Chin School of Public Health, has...

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JP Agenda, Dec. 9, 2016

December 23, 2016
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The deadline for listings is noon, Tues., Jan. 10 for the Jan. 13 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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City to lower speed limit

December 23, 2016
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By Beth Treffeisen Special to the Gazette In an effort to improve roadway safety for people walking, driving, and bicycling on city streets Mayor Martin Walsh last week announced a reduction in the default speed limit from 30 mph to 25 mph starting Jan. 9. If you don’t see a posted sign, the new...

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Sights and Sounds, Dec. 23, 2016

December 23, 2016
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The deadline for listings is noon, Tues. Jan. 10 for the Jan. 13 issue. Send listings to [email protected] 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, Dec. 23, 2016

December 23, 2016
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El plazo para la sección de participación es al mediodía, martes, el 10 enero para la edición del 13 enero. Mande eventos a [email protected] Note: marca el 617 antes de los números que salen abajo, a menos que haya otro código. Reuniones Jamaica Pond Association, lunes, 9 ene, 7-9 pm en Jamaicaway Towers, 111...

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Letter: Pudzer is a bad choice, part II

December 23, 2016
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The appointment of the Labor Secretary nominee Andrew Puzder will be devastating to working people’s health. Colleagues of mine at the NYC health department have reported, in a study published in the American Journal of Public Health in June 2016, that “A $15 minimum wage could have averted 2800 to 5500 premature deaths between...

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