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City Council notes

February 23, 2018
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By Beth Treffeisen Special to the Gazette The City Council held a hearing on Feb. 14 at City Hall. Maiden speech by Kim Janey District 7 Councilor Kim Janey, who represents a portion of Egleston Square, made her debut speech at the City Council hearing on Feb. 14, where she called for a hearing...

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JP Agenda, Feb. 23, 2018

February 23, 2018
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The deadline for listings is noon, Tues. Mar. 6 for the Mar. 9 issue. Send listings to reporter@jamaicaplaingazette.com. Note: 617 should be dialed before numbers below, unless another area code is given. Meetings Democratic State Convention Caucus, Registered Democrats in Boston Ward 11 (Roxbury/Jamaica Plain) will hold our caucus on Saturday, March 3, 2018...

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Invitacion, Feb. 23, 2018

February 23, 2018
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Plazo para calendario de eventos: martes, 6 marzo para la edición del 9 marzo. Mande eventos a reporter@jamaicaplaingazette.com. Para los números abajo, el código de área es 617. Reuniones Caucus de la convención demócrata del estado, demócratas de Ward 11 (Roxbury/Jamaica Plain) presentan un caucus, sábado, 3 mar, Egleston Square Y, 3134 Washington Street,...

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SITE VISIT

February 23, 2018
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SITE VISIT

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Op-eds:

February 23, 2018
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Reducing airplane noise By Alan Wright Last month, the Massport Community Advisory Committee (MCAC) recommended to Massport, the state entity that runs Logan Airport, that the Block 1 proposals (see bit.ly/2yGDXFq under ‘Library’) on reducing noise from jets departing Logan Airport be implemented. Massport agreed and forwarded the proposals to the Federal Aviation Administration for...

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Letters:

February 23, 2018
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Community choice energy leads fossil fuel free future I am writing to piggyback on two informative letters in the February 9th issue, “It’s time to stop talking about more pipelines” and “Clean energy is the answer.” Both these letters address the urgency needed to get off fossil fuels, including gas sourced from “fracking fields”...

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CONSTRUCTION UNDERWAY

February 9, 2018
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CONSTRUCTION UNDERWAY

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Director of Community Preservation Committee gives update on CPA

February 9, 2018
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By Beth Treffeisen Special to the Gazette Between advocacy and community groups in Boston, there has been a murmuring of the potential uses of Community Preservation Act (CPA) funds to solve the numerous budget gaps often met while running nonprofits and small organizations. But it’s been over a year since the CPA was passed...

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Directora de CPC habla sobre CPA

February 9, 2018
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Beth Treffeisen Especial a Gazette Hay rumores sobre los posibles usos de los fondos de la ley de preservación comunitaria (CPA) para solucionar las numerosas brechas presupuestarias de organizaciones sin fines de lucro. Sin embargo, hace un año desde que fuera aprobada la ley y muchos residentes se sienten confundidos sobre el proceso de...

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Mayor Walsh begins to tackle short-term rentals

February 9, 2018
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By Beth Treffeisen Special to the Gazette City Council filed Mayor Martin J. Walsh’s ordinance on Jan. 24 that establishes guidelines and regulations to better track and regulate short-term rentals in the City of Boston. As a new global industry that has a strong presence in Boston, short-term rentals provide both economic opportunities for...

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