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Fall Fishing

December 7, 2018
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December 7, 2018
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Thank someone who has quit smoking This holiday season, I’d like to remind readers to thank a co-worker, friend or family member who has quit smoking, vaping, or using other nicotine delivery products. Many users say quitting is the hardest thing they have ever done and any amount of recognition can help someone stay...
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Op-ed: ‘Trip to Flip’ was a success

December 7, 2018
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By Esther Kaplan and Ruth Birnberg With midterms in the rearview mirror, Trip to Flip (T2F) is celebrating the Blue Wave that won Democratic control of the House, flipped seven Governorships and advanced representation in many State Houses. T2F set out to help Boston area residents volunteer on winnable swing House districts nationwide. We...
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DCR moving forward with Site A dog park location

November 23, 2018
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The state Department of Conservation and Recreation (DCR) is moving forward with the Site A dog park location, drawing a mixed response.   DCR held a meeting during the summer to present to the community different proposals on a potential off-leash dog recreation area within Southwest Corridor Park. According to DCR, the sites considered...
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Curtis Hall celebrates 150 years

November 23, 2018
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Food for All pitched at BAPA meeting

November 23, 2018
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Food for All, a for-profit business that aims to connect people looking for cheap eats with restaurants that have surplus food, recently gave a presentation at the Jamaica Plain Business and Professional Association (BAPA) meeting at the J-Pizle Kitchen. The presentation was one of several topics covered during BAPA monthly meeting on Nov. 14....
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DND Chief: City has many affordable-housing units, but more needed

November 23, 2018
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The City recently released a report on Boston’s income-restricted housing—commonly referred to as affordable housing—that found nearly 20 percent of housing units are marked as income-restricted. But Department of Neighborhood Development (DND) Director Sheila Dillon said that is not enough. “We have a lot of affordable-housing units. We need more and we are going...
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Jefe de DND: Ciudad tiene más unidades asequibles, pero hay necesidad todavía

November 23, 2018
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Hace poco la Cuidad publicó un informe sobre la vivienda asequible en Boston, que revela que alrededor del 20 por ciento de las unidades son exclusivamente para hogares de ingresos bajos. Pero la directora del Departamento de Desarrollo de Vecindarios (DND), Sheila Dillon, dijo que no es suficiente. “Tenemos muchos departamentos asequibles. Necesitamos más...
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Discussions continue between City Realty, ESNA

November 23, 2018
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Discussions between the Egleston Square Neighborhood Association and City Realty continue. According to Carolyn Royce of ESNA, the neighborhood group started talks with City Realty for the purpose of starting an ongoing conversation with City Realty regarding a number of issues pertaining to that company’s business practice in the Egleston community and surrounding area....
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City Council holds hearing on pedestrian safety

November 23, 2018
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By Lauren Bennett Special to the Gazette The City Council Committee on Planning, Development, and Transportation held a hearing on Nov. 13 on the City’s speed limit and pedestrian safety. Councilor Ed Flynn sponsored the hearing. “I believe pedestrian safety is the top issue in my district and one of the most important in...
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