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Letter: Bag ordinance a good idea

January 6, 2017
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I recently read that Mayor Marty Walsh is opposed to the idea of a five-cent store bag fee as making no sense. I beg to differ. It would definitely reduce waste across the city. I totally agree with the idea being pushed by District 6 City Councilor Matt O’Malley. It does work and I...

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Letter: Pudzer is a bad choice

January 6, 2017
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President-elect Trump’s Department of Labor nominee is a man whose beliefs and actions demonstrate contempt for the basics working people need to lead a decent life. As the head of the Carl’s Jr. and Hardee’s fast-food restaurants, Andrew Puzder has repeatedly argued against increases to the minimum wage or overtime pay for the women...

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Letter: Pudzer is a bad choice, part II

January 6, 2017
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The appointment of the Labor Secretary nominee Andrew Puzder will be devastating to working people’s health. Colleagues of mine at the NYC health department have reported, in a study published in the American Journal of Public Health in June 2016, that “A $15 minimum wage could have averted 2800 to 5500 premature deaths between...

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Op-Ed: Helping Boston’s homeowners

January 6, 2017
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By Mayor Martin Walsh When I ran for Mayor, I knew I wanted to make Boston a city where every resident can afford to live, work, and raise a family. Since I’ve been elected, Boston has grown—fast. Our population is expanding rapidly and we’re expected to reach over 700,000 residents by 2030. Our tech...

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NU to lease more space at Christian Science Complex

December 2, 2016
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By Beth Treffeisen Special to the Gazette Northeastern University will soon lease additional space in the Christian Science Complex on Massachusetts Avenue for office use, and in a separate item, Northeastern officials are working to construct a small addition to the Badger and Rosen Squashbusters Center located at 795A Columbus Ave. The First Church...

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GROUNDBREAKING AT PARCEL 25

December 2, 2016
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GROUNDBREAKING AT PARCEL 25

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Northeastern alquilará más espacio en el complejo de Ciencia Cristiana

December 2, 2016
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De Beth Treffeisen Especial a la Gaceta Northeastern University pronto alquilará espacio adicional en el complejo de Ciencia Cristiana en Massachusetts Avenue para uso de oficinas. Además, oficiales de Northeastern están trabajando en la construcción de una pequeña adición al centro Badger and Rosen Squashbusters Center en 795A Columbus Ave. Las oficinas de la...

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Elected officials come out in continued support of Boston immigrants

December 2, 2016
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By Beth Treffeisen Special to the Gazette Following the recent election of Donald Trump as the President of the United States and his recent threats to the nation’s immigrant communities, Boston officials have come out in continued support of protecting immigrants from deportation. Boston is already a sanctuary city under the Trust Act that...

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Imagine Boston 2030 draft plan looks to the edges for continued growth

December 2, 2016
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By Beth Treffeisen Special to the Gazette In order to accommodate the continued growth in both jobs and population, the citywide draft plan under Imagine Boston 2030 has pointed out potential places of growth on the outer edges of neighborhoods in the city. “We have to identify different places in the city where Boston...

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Hill Agenda, Dec. 2, 2016

December 2, 2016
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The deadline for Hill Agenda listings is noon, Jan. 3 for the Jan. 6 issue. Email listings to reporter@jamaicaplaingazette.com. Note: 617 should be dialed before numbers below, unless another area code is given. Meetings Mission Hill Neighborhood Housing Services board of directors, first Monday of every month, 6-7:30pm, Mission Church Parish Center, 1545 Tremont...

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