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August 4, 2017
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Recent shooting on Mission Hill This kind of heinous act has become a daily event in our cities and should be expected in a country that makes huge profits from the arms industry here and abroad, where video games that normalize violence for kids are replacing books, where HEALTH AND EDUCATION are taking a backseat...

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Op-Ed: Imagine Boston 2030: Lifting everyone up

August 4, 2017
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By Mayor Martin Walsh “We will listen. We will learn. We will lead.” That is a promise that I made to Bostonians after being sworn in as the 54th Mayor of the City of Boston. Now, almost four years later, we have put forth Boston’s first citywide plan in over 50 years–Imagine Boston 2030—that...

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Op-Ed: Conference on state budget

August 4, 2017
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By Local State Rep. Jeffrey Sanchez In early July, the Massachusetts House of Representatives passed a $40.2 billion FY18 Conference Committee budget. After the House and Senate pass their versions of the budget, three House and three Senate members meet to reconcile the differences between the budgets. The product of their work is the...

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NU Task Force members question cooperation agreement

July 7, 2017
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By Beth Treffeisen Special to the Gazette Northeastern University (NU) Task Force members were quick to speak out against the newly amended cooperation agreement between Northeastern University and the Boston Planning and Development Agency (BPDA), saying that the agreement is too weak and does not provide enough discipline if the university fails to meet...

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Grupo de trabajo de NU expresa dudas sobre acuerdo con BPDA

July 7, 2017
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De Beth Treffeisen Especial a Gazette Miembros del grupo de trabajo de Northeastern University (NU) se pronunciaron en contra del acuerdo de cooperación recientemente modificada entre NU y Boston Planning and Development Agency (BPDA), notando que es demasiado débil y que no ofrece suficiente disciplina si la universidad no cumple sus requisitos. El acuerdo...

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HONORARY DEGREES

July 7, 2017
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HONORARY DEGREES

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Safe injection site gets hearing at City Hall, not much council support

July 7, 2017
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By Seth Daniels Special to the Gazette Calling it everything from ‘asinine’ to ‘absolutely necessary,’ the City Council’s Committee on Homelessness and Addiction Services held a hearing Monday on the recently touted plan by the state and the Massachusetts Medical Society (MMS) on Safe Injection Facilities (SIFs) – sites that have been floated as...

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NU, City hold groundbreaking for playground

July 7, 2017
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By Beth Treffeisen Special to the Gazette Mayor Martin Walsh joined Northeastern University President Joseph E. Aoun and local community members to kick off the transformation of the William E. Carter Playground at a groundbreaking ceremony on June 13. In a unique public-private partnership, Northeastern University and the City of Boston will build a...

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City Council to look at parking access for health care attendants

July 7, 2017
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By Beth Treffeisen Special to the Gazette Mission Hill City Councilor Josh Zakim along with Councilor Michael Flaherty asked for a hearing to discuss the City’s current process for granting parking permits to in-home health care attendants serving residents, at the City Council hearing on June 21. Constituents living in the downtown neighborhoods have...

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Hill Agenda, July 7, 2017

July 7, 2017
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The deadline for Hill Agenda listings is noon, Tues. Aug. 1 for the Aug. 4 issue. Email listings to reporter@jamaicaplaingazette.com. Note: 617 should be dialed before numbers below, unless another area code is given. Meetings 95 St. Alphonsus Street Public Meeting, for Wingate Companies’ proposal to redevelop an existing parking garage at 95 St....

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