Blog Archives

Boston Pride’s Jamaica Plain Block Party

June 24, 2016
By
Boston Pride’s Jamaica Plain Block Party

Boston Pride held a Jamaica Plain Block Party on Perkins Avenue on June 12. The block party lasted six hours with music, dancing, and food. A moment of silence was held for the 49 people killed at a gay club in Orlando the night before. The photos are by Evan Scales.      ...

Read more »

Letter: Say no to financing atrocities

June 24, 2016
By

In the world premiere of Eve Ensler’s “In the Body of the World” at the American Repertory Theater last month, the author/performer powerfully conveyed both her experience of cancer and the horrors experienced by women in the Democratic Republic of Congo. In the women of Congo she found a strength that helped her survive....

Read more »

Letter: Happy ending

June 24, 2016
By

I live on Dunster Road. On Monday morning, my cat (Jane) somehow found herself on the roof of my three-story house. It was a hot day, and my roof is not shaded. I called the Animal Rescue League, but they couldn’t tell me when they would get here. Meanwhile, Jane was meowing pitifully and panting...

Read more »

Letter: Drivers are acting crazy

June 24, 2016
By

JP and beyond is being brutalized by drivers who are thoughtless, selfish, and dangerously unwilling to curb their hostility. Two factors in driving—Constant Acceleration (more than just “speeding”) and Tailgaiting—combine like bleach and ammonia to create violent atmosphere.  Breathing space between cars adds much more positive conditions, mentally and physically. Safety says “reach and...

Read more »

Op-Ed: When we needed it most, the world came to Orlando’s aid

June 24, 2016
By

By Buddy Dyer, mayor of Orlando One week ago, 49 souls were stolen from Orlando, murdered in an unimaginable act of terror. Hundreds more were injured or witnessed unthinkable violence. Our city remains in a state of shock, our hearts broken as we grieve for the victims and their families. Everyone in our city...

Read more »

Letter: Gun control is needed

June 24, 2016
By

Can we agree on one thing, America?  Congress, mostly on the GOP side, is made up of cowards when it comes to the NRA and the overall gun lobby.  One in the same, I guess. The next mass killing might be 100 school children and it would have no other impact than to have these empty suits...

Read more »

Changes to Washington St. dev. leave few satisfied

June 10, 2016
By

By Josie Grove Special to the Gazette A second public meeting about a proposed apartment building at 3353 Washington St. left few people satisfied with the changes to the project. Despite developer Terry Bruce’s assurances that she and her business partner, Mordechai Levin, are doing their best to make the apartments affordable to middle-class...

Read more »

Street Performing

June 10, 2016
By
Street Performing

Read more »

GOOD CITIZENSHIP

June 10, 2016
By
GOOD CITIZENSHIP

Read more »

JPNDC annual meeting

June 10, 2016
By
JPNDC annual meeting

Read more »