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Op-ed: Celebrating Hispanic Heritage Month in Boston

October 5, 2018
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By Mayor Martin Walsh To celebrate Hispanic Heritage Month, hundreds of people from Boston’s Latino community joined me on City Hall Plaza to come together for this nationwide celebration of Latin ancestry and culture. Boston is home to a strong, proud Latino population, and it’s hard to overstate what an incredible impact it’s had...
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What’s Happening on Main Streets

October 5, 2018
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How apt the trite observation, often attributed to Bismarck, about how unappetizing the creation of sausages and legislation can be. Did you watch “the world’s greatest deliberative body” advising and consenting to the Kavanaugh nomination? Among the multitude of unsavory topics probed was the justice’s legendary weak stomach. Loving government and history as I...
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Elugardo, Pressley beat longtime incumbents

September 7, 2018
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Two longtime incumbents saw their tenures ended, as Boston City Councilor Ayanna Pressley beat local U.S. Rep. Mike Capuano (7th Congressional District) and Nika Elugardo knocked-off local state Rep. Jeffrey Sanchez (15th Suffolk District) during the Sept. 4 primary election. Elugardo, a Jamaica Plain resident who is a former aide of local State Sen....
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BLOCK PARTY

September 7, 2018
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BLOCK PARTY


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Ayuntamiento y residentes quieren acción en pagos PILOT

September 7, 2018
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Lauren Bennett Especial a Gazette La Comisión de Medios y Arbitrios del Ayuntamiento presentó una audiencia el 2 de agosto respecto al programa Pagos en Lugar de los Impuestos (PILOT). Como parte de este programa, ahora en su séptimo año, las instituciones pueden voluntariamente compensar la ciudad a través de pagos en efectivo y...
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111 Terrace St. still under review

September 7, 2018
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After an extended comment period, the community and city agencies are still deciding how they want to proceed with the proposed new building at 111 Terrace St. Boston Planning and Development Agency (BPDA) extended the comment period through Aug. 31 to allow the public additional time to submit comments. The Community Alliance of Mission...
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Arrest made in 2016 Mission Hill murder

September 7, 2018
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A 24-year-old man has been arrested and charged in the 2016 murder of 33-year-old Eden Jacquet of Mission Hill. On Jan. 13, 2016, Boston Police Department officers responded to a call around 7:30 p.m. for a medical situation at 55 Fenwood Road and found Jacquet suffering from gunshot wounds. He was transported to a...
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City Council and residents want movement on PILOT payments

September 7, 2018
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By Lauren Bennett Special to the Gazette The City Council’s Committee on Ways and Means held a hearing on Aug. 2 regarding the Payment in Lieu of Tax (PILOT) program. Through this program, which is in its seventh year as of fiscal year 2018, schools, hospitals, and cultural institutions can voluntarily compensate the city...
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BACK TO SCHOOL JAM

September 7, 2018
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BACK TO SCHOOL JAM

Local state Rep. Jeffrey Sanchez held his annual Back to School Jam event at Mission Main housing development on Aug. 23, which featured health information for guests plus food, music, and kids entertainment. Sponsors for the event included MCPHS University. Courtesy Photos
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Somerville man convicted of hacking BCH computer system

September 7, 2018
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Martin Gottesfeld, a 32-year-old Somerville resident, was convicted recently in federal court of conducting attacks on Boston Children’s Hospital and Wayside Youth and Family Support Network computer systems, according to a press release. U.S. District Court Judge Nathaniel Gorton will sentence Gottesfeld on Nov. 14 after he was convicted of one count of conspiracy...
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