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Latino grocer backs out of 225 Centre

February 1, 2013
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The Latino grocery store chain that was considering moving into 225 Centre St. in a controversial move has withdrawn from negotiations. Developer spokesperson Dave Traggorth announced the change at last month’s Jackson Square Citizens Advisory Committee (CAC) meeting. The CAC is a City-appointed group that reviews redevelopment in the area. The supermarket made the...

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Hair salon reopens

February 1, 2013
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CENTRAL JP—Amp Hair Studio at 482 Centre St. is back in business after being shut down by the state last month for operating without a license, according to owner Aura Peguero. “I have my license and we’re open,” said Peguero on Jan. 25. The state Office of Consumer Affairs and Business Regulation confirmed that...

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City ‘closely’ monitoring Main Streets programs

February 1, 2013
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The Main Streets programs, which are business promotion organizations, need to have their houses in order or they might risk losing funding, according to a top City official. The Main Streets programs are nonprofits that are separate from the City, but receive some funding and oversight through the City’s Boston Main Streets program. Two...

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Game Show Champ

February 1, 2013
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Boy’s cocoa stand raises $500-plus for zoo

February 1, 2013
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JP resident Adam Crellin-Sazama has raised over $500 this winter to benefit Franklin Park Zoo by selling hot chocolate, tea and pastries outside his Boylston Street home. He’s aiming to donate over $1,000 by late spring, he told the Gazette. The reason for his generosity is his love of animals. Not only does Crellin-Sazama...

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Gov. picks interim U.S. senator

January 30, 2013
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Gov. Deval Patrick has tabbed William “Mo” Cowan as the interim U.S. senator, according to a press release. Cowan, who graduated from the Northeastern University School of Law, is the former chief of staff and chief legal counsel to Gov. Patrick. Kerry, the former senior U.S. senator from Massachusetts, was confirmed Jan. 29 as...

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Martha Eliot Health Center to cut service to adults

January 29, 2013
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By Peter Shanley and John Ruch/Gazette Staff JACKSON SQ.–The Martha Eliot Health Center (MEHC) at 75 Bickford St., which is run by Boston Children’s Hospital (BCH), will no longer care for adult patients, it was announced today in a letter to BCH’s staff, associated personnel and volunteers. The change will affect about 5,000 adult...

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Hair salon reopens

January 25, 2013
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Hair salon reopens

CENTRAL JP—Amp Hair Studio at 482 Centre St. is back in business after being shut down by the state earlier this month for operating without a license, according to owner Aura Peguero. “I have my license and we’re open,” said Peguero today. The state Office of Consumer Affairs and Business Regulation could not immediately...

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BPS lays out 3 school-assignment plans

January 24, 2013
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The Boston Public Schools (BPS) has unveiled three plans in its effort to improve the school-assignment system. One plan would create a new zone system—similar to, but more varied than the one used today—while two other plans would create a list of schools based on quality and proximity to the student’s home. For the...

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MEPA on Casey: No further study needed

January 18, 2013
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The Massachusetts Environmental Policy Act Office (MEPA) determined today that the Casey Arborway project does not require further study in the form of an Environmental Impact Report (EIR) and that the project may proceed as planned. A state Department of Transportation (MassDOT) public hearing will update the community on the current, 25-percent-complete state of...

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