Monthly Archives: May 2018

Developer says he paid $20,000 to settle lawsuit

May 4, 2018
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During a Boston Planning and Development Authority (BPDA) meeting to review the notice of project change (NPC) for the Art Park development, the developer revealed he paid $20,000 to settle a lawsuit over project so that proposal could move forward. A version of project was already approved by the then Boston Redevelopment Authority and...

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District Attorney forum covers criminal justice reform, leadership abilities

May 4, 2018
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With Suffolk County District Attorney (DA) Dan Conley announcing earlier this year that he will not seek re-election after leading the office for more than 15 years, a healthy field of candidates have emerged so far in the race to replace him. The Jamaica Plain Progressives and the NAACP Boston Branch co-hosted a forum...

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Congratulations

May 4, 2018
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Congratulations

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Changes coming to Burney Street development

May 4, 2018
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The Boston Planning and Development Agency will host a community meeting May 10 when the developers for the 9-11 Burney St. project will present new plans that include a smaller project with fewer residential units. The meeting will happen at 6 p.m. at the Tobin Community Center. The developers—Mitch Wilson and Russell Preston—said in...

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Temas del foro del Fiscal de Distrito: la reforma de la justicia penal y las aptitudes de liderazgo

May 4, 2018
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El Fiscal del Distrito Dan Conley anunció a principios de este año que no se presentará a la reelección después de quince años de servicio, y hay varios candidatos que quieren sustituirle. Los Progresistas de Jamaica Plain y la sucursal local de la NAACP presentaron un foro el 9 de abril en The English...

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Update on BIDMC proposed inpatient building

May 4, 2018
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The Boston Planning and Development Agency (BPDA) is awaiting Beth Israel Deaconess Medical Center’s (BIDMC) response to the public comments on its proposed new inpatient building before the agency determines the next steps for the project, according to BPDA spokesperson Bonnie McGilpin. The new building is currently proposed to be approximately 345,000 square feet...

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O’Malley looks at fees to tackle vacant storefronts and apartments

May 4, 2018
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By Beth Treffeisen Special to the Gazette Plaguing the commercial and residential districts throughout the city, empty storefronts and vacant apartments are making it seem that Boston is experiencing market failure, despite the strong economy, high real estate values, and low unemployment rate. In an effort to reverse the trend, City Councilor Matt O’Malley,...

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WHAT YOU DON’T KNOW ABOUT ME

May 4, 2018
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WHAT YOU DON’T KNOW ABOUT ME

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Residents weigh-in on CPA funds during forum

May 4, 2018
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A local community development corporation organized a forum for residents to discuss their ideas about what should be done with the $20 million per year that will be raised by the newly adopted Community Preservation Act (CPA) funds. Residents suggested specific ideas for projects for housing, parks, and historical preservation, as well as ideas...

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TINY HOUSE

May 4, 2018
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TINY HOUSE

 

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