Blog Archives

Letters:

April 6, 2018
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Opposing the Burney Street development We stand with neighbors and abutters in opposing an oversized development at 9-11 Burney Street. We ask the BPDA to prevent this concerning precedent, thereby protecting the residential neighborhoods in Mission Hill. Principal objections: The proposed 6-story building will dwarf existing homes on Burney St., with a height that...

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Op-eds:

April 6, 2018
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House passes legislation regulating, taxing short-term rentals By Local State Rep. Jeffrey Sanchez As I meet with neighbors and community members, one concern rises to the top: affordable housing. As our state’s population and economy grows, housing costs continue to rise. In many ways, we are victims of our own success. Our tireless efforts...

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Shaun King talks change during NU visit

March 2, 2018
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By Jess DeWitt Special to the Gazette People, energy, strategic planning, and money are the four pillars to enacting social change, according to author and activist Shaun King, who spoke at Northeastern University on Feb. 9.  Nearly a thousand people packed Blackman Auditorium to capacity to hear the civil rights activist partake in a...

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READING RALLY

March 2, 2018
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READING RALLY

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Residents, local organizations weigh-in on short-term rentals while City Council begins work on regulating them

March 2, 2018
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By Beth Treffeisen Special to the Gazette Last month, Mayor Walsh announced intentions to better track and regulate short-term rentals in Boston and assign annual fees to operators of different types of rentals. That has residents, local elected officials, and neighborhood organizations debating how best to deal with short-term rentals and how they impact...

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RETIREMENT PLANS

March 2, 2018
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RETIREMENT PLANS

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FLAG RAISING CEREMONY

March 2, 2018
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FLAG RAISING CEREMONY

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COLLECTING FOR HURRICANE MARIA RELIEF

March 2, 2018
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COLLECTING FOR HURRICANE MARIA RELIEF

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TOPPING OFF CEREMONY

March 2, 2018
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TOPPING OFF CEREMONY

Mayor Martin Walsh joined Northeastern University President Aoun, and CEO of American Campus Communites, Bill Bayless, for the “Topping Off” ceremony for the new Burke Dorms at Northeastern University on Feb. 7. Mayor’s Office Photos by Jeremiah Robinson  

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Hill Agenda, March 2, 2018

March 2, 2018
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The deadline for Hill Agenda listings is noon, Tues. Apr. 3 for the Apr. 6 issue. Email listings to reporter@jamaicaplaingazette.com. Note: 617 should be dialed before numbers below, unless another area code is given. Meetings Parker and Terrace Streets Community Meeting, 6:30pm, March 6 Mission Church Parish Center, 1545 Tremont St. Sebastian Mariscal Studio...

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