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July 13, 2018
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Rep. Malia unresponsiveness In the June 8 Gazette article on a state rep forum, Malia “highlighted how proud she was of being reachable and responsive.” As a public health advocate and concerned citizen, I am concerned about a MassHealth (Medicaid) administrative policy that approves payments for unnecessary medical services. This violates state and federal...

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Op-ed: Massachusetts Faces Crisis in Community Based Reentry

July 13, 2018
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By Rep. Liz Malia and John Larivee Community residents, advocates and legislators worked hard on passing a comprehensive criminal justice reform bill this spring.   The goal of the bill is to divert more people into treatment instead of prison, make jails more humane, and reduce recidivism. The vast majority of people in prison will...

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Op-ed: Why we are endorsing Rollins for DA

July 13, 2018
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By JP Progressives Steering Committee After finally passing a comprehensive criminal justice reform bill this past Spring, the next step in the fight against mass incarceration is to ensure these reforms are implemented by electing a progressive District Attorney in Suffolk County. As the ACLU “What a Difference a DA Makes” campaign has noted,...

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Community Notice: Arborway Hillside Volunteer Day

July 12, 2018
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Please save the date: July 14, 9:30 AM, & join in the next neighborhood volunteer opportunity on the Arborway Hillside. Meet at the upper Arborway, at the path entry across from St. Rose Street. As part of our ongoing stewardship of this special place, we will be clearing the hillside trail and removing invasive...

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City Council adopts, mayor signs amended short-term rental ordinance

June 22, 2018
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By Seth Daniel Special to the Gazette The City Council voted on June 13 to adopt Mayor Martin Walsh’s amended short-term rental ordinance by a vote of 11-2, eliminating the controversial investor units that have been described as “de facto hotels,” but also giving some new leeway to owner-occupants to rent out their units...

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NEW BUS CANOPY

June 22, 2018
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NEW BUS CANOPY

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El Consejo adopta ordenanza respecto a los alquileres a corto plazo

June 22, 2018
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Seth Daniel Especial a Gazette El Consejo Municipal de Boston votó el 13 de junio a favor de una ordenanza propuesta por Martin Walsh respecto a los alquileres a corto plazo como Airbnb. El voto de 11-2 elimina las unidades controvertidas que han sido calificadas como “hoteles de facto” pero también protege a los...

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BPS SPECIAL OLYMPICS

June 22, 2018
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BPS SPECIAL OLYMPICS

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Sights and Sounds, June 22, 2018

June 22, 2018
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The deadline for listings is noon, Tues. July 10 for the July 13 issue. Send listings to reporter@jamaicaplaingazette.com. Note: 617 should be dialed before numbers below, unless another area code is given. Special events Gardening Day at Lawson Park 10:30 am – 1:30 pm, corner of Atherton & Washington. June 24. Catch and Release with...

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ENGLISH HIGH CLASS OF 2018 GRADUATION

June 22, 2018
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ENGLISH HIGH CLASS OF 2018 GRADUATION

Gazette Photos by Patrick O’Connor Scenes from the English High Class of 2018 graduation, which took place on June 7 in the school gymnasium. Diplomas were awarded to 103 graduates.

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