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Letter: Pudzer is a bad choice

December 23, 2016
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President-elect Trump’s Department of Labor nominee is a man whose beliefs and actions demonstrate contempt for the basics working people need to lead a decent life. As the head of the Carl’s Jr. and Hardee’s fast-food restaurants, Andrew Puzder has repeatedly argued against increases to the minimum wage or overtime pay for the women...

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Letter: Bag ordinance a good idea

December 23, 2016
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I recently read that Mayor Marty Walsh is opposed to the idea of a five-cent store bag fee as making no sense. I beg to differ. It would definitely reduce waste across the city. I totally agree with the idea being pushed by District 6 City Councilor Matt O’Malley. It does work and I...

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Allandale St. project heads to ZBA, environmental review continues

December 9, 2016
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The 64 Allandale St. project is heading before the City’s Zoning Board of Appeals on Dec. 13, while a state environmental review of the site continues. The Boston Planning and Development Agency (BPDA) board during its Nov. 17 meeting approved the revised 64 Allandale St. project, leaving the ZBA hearing as one of the...

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Déjà vu: BPDA delays vote on Plan: JP/Rox study

December 9, 2016
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The Boston Planning and Development Agency (BPDA) once again delayed a vote on the Plan: JP/Rox study, as the agency continues talks with neighborhood groups and is preparing to add an amendment to the proposal. Meanwhile, a coalition of neighborhood groups said it is “pleased” that the board vote is delayed, but it is...

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Several issues resolved over 76 Stonley Road project

December 9, 2016
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The Stonybrook Neighborhood Association (SNA) and the developers of 76 Stonley Road project have resolved several issues over the proposal, according to SNA member Sue Cibulsky. The Boston Planning and Development Agency board during its Nov. 17 meeting approved the 76 Stonley Road project, but the proposal still needs to go before the City’s...

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BPDA still reviewing 3353 Washington St.

December 9, 2016
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The Boston Planning and Development Agency (BPDA) is still reviewing the 3353 Washington St. project, according to spokesperson Bonnie McGilpin. Developer Mordechai Levin has proposed an $18 million mixed-use development at the intersection of Washington and Green streets. Levin is a well-known developer in Jamaica Plain who was behind the development of the Stop...

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BPDA again delays vote on Plan: JP/Rox study

November 25, 2016
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The Boston Planning and Development Agency (BPDA) again delayed a vote on the Plan: JP/Rox study, as the agency and other City departments continue conversations with neighborhood groups. Meanwhile, the “Neighborhood Alliance,” which is a coalition of groups in the study area, said that BPDA is working on an amendment to the study plan....

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BPDA board approves revised 64 Allandale St. project despite opposition

November 25, 2016
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The Boston Planning and Development Agency (BPDA) board during its Nov. 17 meeting approved the revised 64 Allandale St. project despite continuing concerns from abutters and residents. The project is expected to go before the City’s Zoning Board of Appeals (ZBA) on Dec. 13. Jacqueline Nunez, the developer of the 64 Allandale St. project,...

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Mayor’s trolley tour, tree lighting Dec. 3 in JP

November 25, 2016
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The “Mayor’s Enchanted Trolley Tour & Tree Lighting” will be coming to Jamaica Plain on Dec. 3, according to a press release. “The trolley tour and tree lightings are great ways to continue to foster the spirit of community and bring a little extra joy to people during the holiday season,” said Mayor Martin...

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BPDA board approves 76 Stonley Road project

November 25, 2016
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The Boston Planning and Development Agency board during its Nov. 17 meeting approved the 76 Stonley Road project. But the Stonybrook Neighborhood Association still has issues with some aspects of the project, which it hopes the developers address before the proposal heads to the City’s Zoning Board of Appeals. Developers John Morrissey and Bryan...

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