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JP Kids: Afterschool program raising awareness on potential funding cuts

April 28, 2017
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As Afterschool Professionals Appreciation Week wraps up this week, a local afterschool program is raising awareness for its value to the community in the face of potential federal funding cuts which may threaten afterschool programs. Afterschool professionals work with children and youth in school and community-based settings to provide extended learning opportunities and care...

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JP Kids: Mayor Visit

April 28, 2017
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JP Kids: Mayor Visit

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JP Kids: Run for Recess

April 28, 2017
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JP Kids: Run for Recess

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JP Kids: White Stadium Make-over

April 28, 2017
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JP Kids: White Stadium Make-over

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Op-Ed: How Boston Basics helps our children

April 28, 2017
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By Mayor Martin Walsh and Ron Ferguson Here in Boston, we are committed to creating an equitable city for all. Reaching this goal requires many approaches. But if we really want to create more opportunities for success and close the achievement gap in our city once and for all, our primary focus needs to...

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Op-Ed: Make your voices heard

April 28, 2017
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By Local State Rep. Jeffrey Sánchez The first few months of the legislative session in the Legislature are marked by high energy as we file bills and debate the budget, where I am fighting for homelessness assistance, arts funding, early education programs, and youth jobs among other priorities. It is also time to focus...

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Letters:

April 28, 2017
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Tomahawk missiles and our beleaguered President On Thursday April 6, President Trump interrupted his regularly scheduled retreat to balmy Mar-a-Lago in South Beach, Florida, to address the nation on his recently ordered missile strike on a Syrian airfield. Evidence indicated that the Syrian government had ordered a chemical attack on its own people. “It...

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DCR dog park plan receives mixed reviews

April 14, 2017
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The state Department of Conservation and Recreation (DCR) unveiled a plan during an April 5 community meeting to build an off-leash dog recreation area within the Southwest Corridor Park near Anson Street, which was met with mixed reviews, since it entails replacing a hockey rink. The meeting at English High School on April 5...

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Second lawsuit filed over 64 Allandale St. project

April 14, 2017
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A second lawsuit has been filed in the Suffolk County Superior Court against the City’s Zoning Board of Appeals (ZBA) and Wonder Group, LLC over the variances that were granted for the 64 Allandale St. project. The lawsuit, which was filed by the Springhouse Senior Living Community, requests that the court declare that the...

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HELPING HAND

April 14, 2017
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HELPING HAND

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