Category: Opinion

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Ward 19 Democratic Committee hosting series The Boston Ward 19 Democratic Committee is hosting a series of public presentations by local non-profit leaders on current community issues. These presentations will be held as part of our monthly Ward 19 Committee…

Op-ed: JP Progressives 2018 Year in Review

By the JP Progressives Steering Committee Jamaica Plain was at the epicenter of local political activism this past year. It started with ballot and legislative initiatives and culminated with historic election victories. State Legislation: Our voices and our clipboards joined…

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Thank someone who has quit smoking This holiday season, I’d like to remind readers to thank a co-worker, friend or family member who has quit smoking, vaping, or using other nicotine delivery products. Many users say quitting is the hardest…

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Where do Boston’s most engaged voters live? In a short corridor connected by Centre Street running through parts of Jamaica Plain, Roslindale and West Roxbury populated by homeowners. Citywide turnout in the 2018 election was 53.77%, led by six leafy…

Op-ed: The importance of arts

October 24 was United Nations Day, which as always celebrated unity and diversity. As the lights went down in the General Assembly in New York, The Refugee Orchestra Project took to the stage and gave a performance that was broadcast live all…

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We need safer streets, part II We were pleased by the positive response to our recent letter (“We Need Safer Streets,” September 28). For example, we learned that speed humps are installed through the “Neighborhood Slow Streets program,” which will…