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Invitacion, June 8, 2018

June 8, 2018
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Plazo para calendario de eventos: martes, 19 de junio para la edición del 22 de junio. Mande eventos a reporter@jamaicaplaingazette.com. Para los números abajo, el código de área es 617. Reuniones Distrito E-13 reunión mensual latina, jueves, 14 jun, 6.30pm, 155 Lamartine St. Servicios legales, junio y julio, horas abiertas del verano, los martes,...

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FOOD CAMPUS GROUNDBREAKING

June 8, 2018
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FOOD CAMPUS GROUNDBREAKING

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Letters:

June 8, 2018
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Flight noise over JP The flights over JP and surrounding areas have gotten progressively worse, especially after the new navigation system, RNAV, in 2013.  As a result, communities (i.e. homes) directly below the flight paths are subjected to noise and air pollution almost every 1-2 minutes on most mornings in JP, except for days...

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Op-ed: House Passes “Red Flag” Law to Empower Families to Prevent Gun Violence

June 8, 2018
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By Local State Rep. Jeffrey Sanchez We in Massachusetts understand that strong, common sense gun laws save lives. That’s why we affirmed our assault weapons ban in 2004, passed comprehensive gun laws in 2014, and banned bump stocks last fall. And as a result, we have the lowest rate of gun deaths in the...

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BIKE ROLL

May 25, 2018
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BIKE ROLL

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PRINCIPAL OF THE YEAR

May 25, 2018
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PRINCIPAL OF THE YEAR

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Lack of participation in the City’s Payment in Lieu of Taxes program upsets City Council

May 25, 2018
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By Beth Treffeisen Special to the Gazette After seeing a decline in participation in the City’s Payments in Lieu of Taxes PILOT agreement with tax-exempt institutions, Councilors Lydia Edwards and Annissa Essaibi-George filed a hearing order during a May 9 City Council meeting to give a nudge to these institutions to contribute more to...

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Sights and Sounds, May 25, 2018

May 25, 2018
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The deadline for listings is noon, Tues. June 5 for the June 8 issue. Send listings to reporter@jamaicaplaingazette.com. Note: 617 should be dialed before numbers below, unless another area code is given. Special events Self Esteem Boston’s 25th Gala Anniversary Dinner and Celebration, Fri. June 1 at Hyatt Regency Boston, One Avenue de Lafayette,...

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CLEAN-UP OF THE ARBORWAY HILLSIDE

May 25, 2018
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CLEAN-UP OF THE ARBORWAY HILLSIDE

The Arborway Coalition hosted a clean-up on May 6 of the Arborway Hillside, which is located across the Arborway from the Arnold Arboretum, between the main Arborway parkway and the residential upper Arborway, near the intersection of Arborway and Saint Rose Street. The coalition picked up trash, refreshed the stakes to mark the locations...

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CITY LIFE/VIDA URBANA ANNIVERSARY

May 25, 2018
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CITY LIFE/VIDA URBANA ANNIVERSARY

Courtesy Photos City Life/Vida Urbana, a Jamaica Plain-based housing justice organization, held its 45th anniversary celebration May 19 at the Melkite Cathedral. More than 250 people attended the event, which was called “Uprise.” “We are really proud to both be fighting in the short term to make sure that everybody that walks through our...

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