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Op-Ed: How Boston Public Works helps you

September 9, 2016
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By Mayor Martin Walsh While we may want to think that winter is a long way away, the reality is that the season is just around the corner. In order to keep our infrastructure winter-ready, our Department of Public Works has spent the summer preparing our City for snowier days. They have been repairing...

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Op-Ed: Legislative wrap-up

September 9, 2016
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By State Rep. Liz Malia This July 31 marked the end of a productive two-year (2015 to 2016) legislative session that included the passage of many major bills related to substance abuse and addiction treatment services, criminal justice reform, civil rights, service members and seniors, energy, economic development, and regulatory reform. My colleagues and...

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JPers head to the polls Sept. 8 for state primary

August 26, 2016
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Jamaica Plain voters will head to the polls Sept. 8 for the state primary, which will feature several local contested races. Democratic state Sen. Sonia Chang-Diaz (2nd Suffolk District) is battling Roy Owens, a regular candidate for elected office, to remain in her seat, while Democratic state Rep. Liz Malia (11th Suffolk District) will...

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Most attendees at 76 Stonley Road meeting agreeable to new plan

August 26, 2016
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By Sara Selevitch Special to the Gazette Roughly twenty people gathered in the English High School cafeteria on Aug. 16 to discuss revisions to the 76 Stonley Road project proposal, with most attendees agreeable to the new plan.          Development team members Bryan Austin and Lucio Trabucco made their way through several of the...

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La mayoría de los asistentes aceptan el nuevo plan para 76 Stonley Road

August 26, 2016
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De Sara Selevitch Especial a la Gaceta Aproximadamente veinte personas se reunieron en la cafetería de English High School el 16 de agosto para discutir las revisiones al propuesto proyecto en 76 Stonley Road, y la mayoría de los asistentes aceptaron el nuevo plan. Miembros del equipo de desarrollo Bryan Austin y Lucio Trabucco...

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Effort underway to bring JP a dog park after City shuts down Beecher Street

August 26, 2016
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Jamaica Plain dog owners and City Councilor Matt O’Malley are taking actions to establish a legal dog park in the neighborhood, potentially on the Southwest Corridor Park, after the City shut down the informal dog space at the Beecher Street Park. The effort comes following the Boston Parks and Recreation Department (BPRD) recent removal...

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BOSTON FILM GALA EXHIBITOR

August 26, 2016
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BOSTON FILM GALA EXHIBITOR

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Shattuck Child Care Center is granted extension to stay on campus

August 26, 2016
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The state has granted the Shattuck Child Care Center (SCCC) an extension to the end of June to remain on the Shattuck Hospital campus. The center had previously been told that it needed to vacate by the end of September. The state plans to demolish the building that currently houses the center. The center,...

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JP Observer: Local woman at hub of green space communications

August 26, 2016
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Everyone who knows her pretty much agrees: Sarah Freeman is a force of nature. The Jamaica Plain resident exhibits relentless energy to keep the community informed about and advocate for the outdoors. For years, Freeman, on behalf of the Arborway Coalition, has sent at least one email a week to what is now a...

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Santander donates funds to Urban Edge

August 26, 2016
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Urban Edge recently received a $35,000 grant from Santander Bank to supplement its Homeowner and Financial Education program, according to a press release. The program offers first-time homebuyer education, foreclosure prevention counseling and student loan counseling. Santander’s funding is through its charitable grant program, which supports initiatives in financial education, neighborhood revitalization, small business...

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