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BRA hires company to help rebrand itself as more trustworthy

May 27, 2016
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By Seth Daniel Special to the Gazette Looking to become a more friendly and approachable agency, the Boston Redevelopment Authority (BRA) board approved a contract with Boston-based Continuum to help rebrand the agency as more trustworthy. The approval came at the BRA’s Thursday meeting, May 12, and allocated no more that $670,000 to the...

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Unveiling

May 27, 2016
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Unveiling

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City Council, BPS grapple over water issue

May 27, 2016
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By Josie Grove Special to the Gazette The Boston Public Schools (BPS) administration and the City Council’s Education Committee grappled during a May 18 meeting at English High School over how to handle recent possible lead exposure at drinking fountains in six schools, including the Curley K-8. The fountains were mistakenly left on after...

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Newlyweds

May 27, 2016
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Newlyweds

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Summit held to discuss CPA and parks

May 27, 2016
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By John Lynds Special to the Gazette The City Council voted 12 to 1 on May 11 to put the Community Preservation Act (CPA) on the November ballot. The next day, the Boston Park Advocates (BPA) held a summit at Franklin Park to discuss what CPAs could mean for the parks in the city....

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Council calls on BRA for September meeting to discuss Urban Renewal

May 27, 2016
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By Seth Daniel Special to the Gazette The Boston City Council is wasting no time in bringing the Boston Redevelopment Authority (BRA) back onto the carpet to have an earlier than expected review of Urban Renewal activities and the promised two-year action plan – issuing a letter recently calling for a September meeting. The...

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Sights and Sounds, May 27, 2016

May 27, 2016
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The deadline for listings is noon, Tues. June 7 for the June 10 issue. Send listings to [email protected] Note: 617 should be dialed before numbers below, unless another area code is given. Special events South St Youth Center Yard Sale, June 4, 10am-2pm, 125 South St/17 St. Rose St. Rummage sale, car wash, homemade...

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JP Agenda, May 27, 2016

May 27, 2016
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The deadline for listings is noon, Tues., June 7 for the June 10 issue. Send listings to [email protected] Note: 617 should be dialed before numbers below, unless another area code is given. Meetings Police Monthly Meeting, Thu. June 2, 7pm, District E-13. Latino Monthly meeting, Thurs. June 9 at 7pm at Nate Smith House....

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Invitacion, May 27, 2016

May 27, 2016
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El plazo para la sección de participación es al mediodía, martes, 7 de junio para la edición del 10 de junio. Mande eventos a [email protected] Note: marca el 617 antes de los números que salen abajo. Reuniones 3193 Washington St. Reunión pública de BRA sobre el desarrollo propuesto. 6 jun, 6-8pm, en 3134 Washington...

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SCENES FROM KITE AND BIKE FESTIVAL

May 27, 2016
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SCENES FROM KITE AND BIKE FESTIVAL

The Franklin Park Coalition held its annual Kite and Bike Festival on May 14 with a bike raffle, food trucks, craft vendors, and high-flying kites. (Photos by Evan Scales)

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