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Chimney Restored

March 10, 2017
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Consejera quiere optimizar el acceso a la vivienda asequible

March 10, 2017
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De Beth Treffeisen Especial a Gazette La Consejera Municipal General Annissa Essaibi-George pidió una audiencia el mes pasado para optimizar el proceso de solicitar la vivienda asequible. “Llevo 14 meses trabajando en este asunto y la solución más importante para las personas sin hogar es la vivienda”, dijo Essaibi-George en la reunión. “Tenemos que...

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Councilor wants to streamline affordable-housing process

March 10, 2017
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By Beth Treffeisen Special to the Gazette At-Large City Councilor Annissa Essaibi-George last month filed for a hearing order to determine strategies for streamlining the process to apply for affordable housing. “I’ve been working on this issue now for the last 14 months and the most important solution to homelessness is housing,” said Essaibi-George...

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Senior Life: Writing at 72

March 10, 2017
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By Gustaf Berger Special to the Gazette Obsession? Addiction? Within a year of my return to writing, I had lost twenty pounds. Emerging 22 years ago from a dark, drug-fueled period in my life, I began writing and submitting short stories, collecting a bag full of rejections along the way. I didn’t know that...

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JP Agenda, March 10, 2017

March 10, 2017
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The deadline for listings is noon, Tues., Mar. 21 for the Mar. 24 issue. Send listings to reporter@jamaicaplaingazette.com. Note: 617 should be dialed before numbers below, unless another area code is given. Meetings Democratic Caucus, Ward 10 Caucus will be at 735 Huntington Ave. in the Levinson multi-purpose room on Sat. Mar. 18 at...

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Invitacion, March 10, 2017

March 10, 2017
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El plazo para el calendario de eventos es 12pm, martes, 21 marzo, para la edición del 24 marzo. Reporter@jamaicaplaingazette.com. Código de área es 617, a menos que haya otro. Reuniones Caucus Democrático, Caucus de la Zona 10, 735 Huntington Ave. En la sala multiusos Levinson, sábado, 18 mar, para elegir delegados y alternos para...

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Sights and Sounds, March 10, 2017

March 10, 2017
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The deadline for listings is noon, Tues. Mar. 21 for the Mar. 24 issue. Send listings to reporter@jamaicaplaingazette.com. Note: 617 should be dialed before numbers below, unless another area code is given. Special events          Frederick Law Olmsted’s 195th Birthday, April 26, 6-8pm. First Church Unitarian Universalist Jamaica Plain, Eliot and Centre Streets. Wheelchair...

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Op-ed: Don’t drape our iconic public parks in shadows

March 10, 2017
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By Elizabeth Vizza One of the world’s most livable cities, Boston is known for the iconic parks that comprise its heart, providing welcome open space in our urban environment while contributing to the physical and mental well-being of our residents and acting as a tourist hub to support our local economy. Boston Common and...

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Op-Ed: Make your voices heard

March 10, 2017
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By Local State Rep. Jeffrey Sánchez The JP Historical Society is one of my favorite Facebook pages. They have hundreds of photos posted depicting Jamaica Plain from as early as the 1800s. One of the best shows horse drawn buggies crawling along next to the pond – reminding us that JP was once known...

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Letters:

March 10, 2017
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Warren letter ‘over the top’ As I read a letter to the editor from a Jamaica Plain resident, I thought his letter supporting US Sen. Elizabeth Warren for standing up for all the smart voters in the nation was a bit over the top. Really, calling white guys supporting President Trump as “the last gasp...

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