Monthly Archives: August 2015

The Boston Public Market has arrived

August 14, 2015
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The Boston Public Market has arrived

By Seth Daniel There is no shortage of newness in the Old Town these days, and on July 30, City and state officials rang in the newest trend to hit Boston – the Boston Public Market, the nation’s first year-round, locally sourced market. The market is located at 100 Hanover St. at Haymarket Station....

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Zakim co-sponsoring measure on natural gas leaks

August 14, 2015
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Mission Hill City Councilor Josh Zakim is co-sponsoring a measure to examine the problem of natural gas leaks in the city, according to a press release. Zakim is co-sponsoring the measure with Jamaica Plain City Councilor Matt O’Malley, who last month filed an order for a public hearing. A public hearing has been scheduled...

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105A S. Huntington Ave. developer proposes moving affordable units off-site

August 14, 2015
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The developer of a proposed 195-unit apartment building at 105A S. Huntington Ave. is attempting to move all the affordable units off-site, according to the Boston Redevelopment Authority and Jamaica Pond Association (JPA) member Kevin Moloney. The BRA approved the project in June 2013 to have 32 affordable units on-site. The project was at...

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Good riddance, Boston 2024; Welcome, Boston 2030

August 14, 2015
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Boston made history in establishing a new model of fighting off the crony-capitalist scam that is the Olympics. Next, Boston can make another kind of history by establishing a new model of true urban planning: Mayor Walsh’s Imagine Boston 2030 effort. We specifically expect that planning to address sensible assistance for Franklin Park, a...

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Guest Op-Ed: Striving to Create an Inclusive City for All

August 14, 2015
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By Mayor Martin Walsh In July, we celebrated the 25th anniversary of the Americans with Disabilities Act (ADA). ADA is a landmark piece of civil rights legislation. It bans discrimination and it requires that people with disabilities have the same opportunities as everyone else. On this anniversary we reflect on how far we have...

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Hill Happenings

August 14, 2015
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By Maurice “Mossy” Martin Mission Hill mourned the loss of Billy Earley, who passed away on Aug. 1. Billy, a happy-go-lucky guy, was my friend, going back to our days in the Mission Hill projects. He enjoyed sipping a beer, be it at the race track or at his favorite watering hole, the old Curtin’s Tavern. I...

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What’s Happening on Main Streets

August 14, 2015
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By Richard Rouse Like the returning swallows to Mission San Juan Capistrano or those migrating emperor penguins to their Antarctic breeding grounds, the anticipated academic arrival that occurs every Sept. 1 in Mission Hill provokes excitement and expectancy in our local business owners. Many owners are preparing welcoming specials to entice newcomers to their...

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