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Op-eds:

January 26, 2018
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Massachusetts House passes housing bond bill By Local State Rep. Jeffrey Sanchez Affordable housing continues to be at the center of our conversations here in Boston and Brookline. We know and feel the impact of the housing crunch first hand. In many ways, we are victims of our own success – our thriving small...

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Letters:

January 26, 2018
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Tenant organization is thankful In partnership and unity, communities find the strength to uplift. Our community, the Mildred C. Hailey Apartments in Jamaica Plain personifies this.  On Monday, January 8th, a large-scale arrest involving our community took place in the culmination of a two-year investigation. It is an important step to enhancing public safety...

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Mayor Walsh is sworn in to serve second term

January 12, 2018
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By Beth Treffeisen Special to the Gazette On New Year’s Day morning, Mayor Martin Walsh took his oath of office and was sworn in to his second term as the 54th Mayor of Boston in front of a large crowd filled with residents, supporters, faith leaders, and elected officials in the Cutler Majestic Theatre....

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CELEBRATION OF JAMAICA POND

January 12, 2018
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CELEBRATION OF JAMAICA POND

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El Alcalde Walsh renueva su mandato

January 12, 2018
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El primero de enero, el Alcalde Martin Walsh renovó su mandato de alcalde de Boston en frente de una audiencia grande de residentes, líderes espirituales y oficiales electos en Cutler Majestic Theatre. El antiguo vicepresidente, Joe Biden, presidió la ceremonia. En su discurso, Walsh presentó un plan de acción que incluye tres componentes principales....

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Here’s Looking at You, JP: Did you have to eat what your parents served?

January 12, 2018
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By Gustaf Berger / Special to the Gazette My sweetheart’s mother prepared and served food her father enjoyed, and she had to eat everything even if she didn’t like it. There were starving children in China, after all. I called that child abuse. I was free to pick and choose, and assumed that was...

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Sights and Sounds, Jan. 12, 2018

January 12, 2018
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The deadline for listings is noon, Tues. Jan. 23 for the Jan. 26 issue. Send listings to reporter@jamaicaplaingazette.com. Note: 617 should be dialed before numbers below, unless another area code is given. Special events Celebration of Jamaica Pond Park, Thurs. Jan. 18, 7pm, free. First Church UU, JP. Centre St. and Eliot St. Wheelchair...

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Invitacion, Jan. 12, 2018

January 12, 2018
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Plazo para calendario de eventos: martes, 23 enero para la edición del 26 ene. Mande eventos a reporter@jamaicaplaingazette.com. Para los números abajo, el código de área es 617. Reuniones Progresistas de JP (JPP), conversaciones con candidatos, martes, 16 ene, Doyle’s Café, 6pm-6.45pm: Jay Gonzalez, candidato a gobernador. 7-8pm: formación de caucus/discusión comunitaria sobre el...

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JP Agenda, Jan. 12, 2018

January 12, 2018
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The deadline for listings is noon, Tues. Jan. 23 for the Jan. 26 issue. Send listings to reporter@jamaicaplaingazette.com. Note: 617 should be dialed before numbers below, unless another area code is given. Meetings Neighbor Open House with the Architects of the Eliot School Space Feasibility Study, Sunday, January 28, 2-4pm. At Farnsworth House, 90...

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Emerald Necklace Conservancy celebrates 20 years

January 12, 2018
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The Emerald Necklace Conservancy is reflecting on its past accomplishments and future goals as it celebrates 20 years in existence. The organization restores and improves the Emerald Necklace park system, which includes 1,100 acres of parkland from Boston’s Back Bay through Brookline and Jamaica Plain to Franklin Park in Dorchester. Over the past 20...

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