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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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Invitacion, July 8, 2016

July 8, 2016
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El plazo para la sección de participación es al mediodía, martes, el 19 de julio para la edición del 22 de julio. Mande eventos a [email protected] Note: marca el 617 antes de los números que salen abajo. Reuniones Proyecto de Casey Arborway, reunión pública para informar al público sobre el progreso del proyecto de...

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Sights and Sounds, July 8, 2016

July 8, 2016
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Watching Art

July 8, 2016
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Watching Art

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JP Agenda, July 8 2016

July 8, 2016
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The deadline for listings is noon, Tues., July 19 for the July 22 issue. Send listings to [email protected] Note: 617 should be dialed before numbers below, unless another area code is given. Meetings Casey Arborway Project, public meeting to provide the community about the progress made on the Casey Arborway Project. All residents, abutters,...

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