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Letter: Protect mother earth

November 25, 2016
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I know that many of your readers, like me, have been reeling from the election results of Nov. 8.  More than ever, we all know that it is time for us to take action to protect those who feel threatened by the rhetoric of the winning candidate. And it is time to step up...

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Trump, marijuana win

November 11, 2016
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In a stunning upset, Republican Donald Trump was elected President of the United States on Nov. 8, according to the Associated Press. Trump beat out several challengers, including Democrat Hillary Clinton, Libertarian Gary Johnson, and Green-Rainbow candidate Jill Stein. Also on the federal level, Democrat U.S. Rep. Stephen Lynch (8th District) trounced Republican William...

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Residents reject revised 64 Allandale St. proposal

November 11, 2016
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Jacqueline Nunez, the developer of the 64 Allandale St. project, brought a revised proposal to a Nov. 7 community meeting, but the vast majority of attendees rejected it, expressing continuing concerns, including over density and the affect on Allandale Woods. About 50 people attended the meeting at the Roche Family Community Center in West...

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ELECTION 2016

November 11, 2016
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ELECTION 2016

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Mixed reaction to Forest Hills bus canopy proposal

November 11, 2016
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Residents had mixed reactions to the 60 percent completed design of the Forest Hills bus stop canopy project, which was presented at a public meeting on Nov. 2 at English High School. The construction of the canopy is part of the Casey Arborway project. A previous meeting had been held in September, which presented...

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Artista de JP presenta su obra en South End

November 11, 2016
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Lonas de plástico salpicadas de pintura cubrieron el suelo de madera y en las paredes, grandes cuadros de personas en eventos sociales formales. El arte de Robert Freeman dio vida a un estudio simple en Waltham. “Quiero que la gente siente el cuadro. Como artista, me interesa ver cómo afecta el corazón...

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Energy and money savings thru partnership

November 11, 2016
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The Mildred C. Hailey Apartments received funding for replacement heating and hot water systems as a result of a partnership between Boston Housing Authority (BHA) and Action for Boston Community Development (ABCD), according to a press release. ABCD’s Low Income Multifamily Program (LIMF) program has provided BHA with funding to address its needs, in...

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Meeting scheduled for new Forest Hills development

November 11, 2016
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The Boston Planning and Development Agency (BPDA) will host a public meeting regarding a recently submitted proposal to develop the Laz Parking Lot at Forest Hills into a mixed-use development. The meeting will be held on Nov. 30 from 6:30 to 7:30 p.m. at Saint Andrew Church at 24 Orchardhill Road in Jamaica Plain....

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City launches housing innovation competition for compact living units

November 11, 2016
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The City has released a request for proposal (RFP) for a housing innovation competition that encourages teams of architects, developers, and contractors to come up with new ways to build compact housing units, according to a press release. The housing innovation competition was designed as part of Mayor Martin Walsh’s goal to get Boston...

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Warren statue unveiled at cemetery

November 11, 2016
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Warren statue unveiled at cemetery

By Richard Heath Special to the Gazette A replica of the statue of Joseph Warren, which stood near Dudley Square from 1904 until 1966, was unveiled at Forest Hills Cemetery by the 6th Masonic District on Oct. 22. The bronze replica by sculptor Robert Shure was set up on a rock outcrop, which covers...

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