News

Op-ed: Protecting vulnerable citizens in the budget negotiations

July 22, 2016
By

By State Rep. Liz Malia At the start of this year’s budget process, the governor’s budget recommended $39.5 billion in spending. Near the end of the budget process, the Baker administration indicated tax revenues were $750 million lower than previously projected, causing the legislature to lower their spending plan. This plan sent to the governor...

Read more »

Op-Ed: Congrats to our City of Boston Scholars

July 22, 2016
By

By Mayor Martin Walsh Earlier this month, I was excited to announce this year’s City of Boston Scholars with my Education Cabinet and the City’s Scholarship Committee. We recognized 35 students from our high schools and neighborhoods, and welcomed back 70 returning Scholars. This year, the City’s annual scholarship process administered $250,000 in total:...

Read more »

Developer has plans for massive Forest Hills dev.

July 8, 2016
By

The Forest Hills area might be in line for another massive residential development, as Criterion Development Partners has preliminary plans for a 260-unit project at the LAZ parking lot, which is across from the Forest Hills T Station at the corner of Washington Street and the Arborway. “The Commons,” a 283-unit development, is currently...

Read more »

Casey Arborway project delayed once again

July 8, 2016
By

The Casey Arborway project has been delayed an additional 366 days due to trouble securing equipment for the project, state Department of Transportation (MassDOT) told attendees at a community meeting on June 29 at English High School. Meanwhile, residents expressed concern about the existing safety conditions while the site remains under construction. About 40...

Read more »

Rep. Sanchez Honored

July 8, 2016
By
Rep. Sanchez Honored

Read more »

JPNC hosts Plan JP/Rox meeting

July 8, 2016
By

By Josie Grove Special to the Gazette The PLAN JP/Rox neighborhood planning process, initiated by the Boston Redevelopment Authority, has been controversial for its suggestions of fundamental change in the neighborhood, including adding some 3,000 households and building more, taller buildings. The planning process was recently extended by three months, after residents called and...

Read more »

Proyecto Casey Arborway retrasado otra vez

July 8, 2016
By

El proyecto de Casey Arborway ha sido retrasado para otros 366 días debido a problemas a la hora de conseguir materiales para el proyecto. En una reunión el 29 de junio en English High School, representantes del departamento de transporte del estado (MassDOT) anunciaron a una audiencia de 40 personas que tendrán que esperar...

Read more »

‘NeighborHUB’ to provide City services to residents

July 8, 2016
By

The City of Boston’s first “NeighborHUB” opened in June at the Tobin Community Center on Mission Hill, according to a press release. The NeighborHUB program is designed to offer City Hall services to residents in their neighborhoods. The program was inspired by the City Hall to Go Truck, except NeighborHUB will create physical, permanent...

Read more »

No ZBA hearing yet for 64 Allandale St. project

July 8, 2016
By

A Zoning Board of Appeals (ZBA) hearing has not been scheduled yet for the 64 Allandale St. project, as the developer still has to go through the neighborhood group review, according to Inspectional Services Department (ISD) spokesperson Lisa Timberlake. ISD oversees the ZBA. The site at 64 Allandale St. is on the border of...

Read more »

JP resident arrested on drug, gun charges

July 8, 2016
By

Officers patrolling the Mildred C. Hailey Apartments on July 2 arrested a 23-year-old male on drug and gun charges, according to bpdnews.com. Officers on the Youth Violence Strike Force were at the housing development at about 9:10 p.m. on July 2 near 934 Parker St. The officers were speaking to a group when 23-year-old...

Read more »