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Washington Street Population Could More than Double

If you want evidence why the city has finally launched a long-awaited planning effort for JP, look no further than this eye-popping prediction: Planners expect the Washington Street corridor to see population growth of as much as 2.5 times current levels. (more…) Continue Reading →

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‘A Wasteland to Walk On’ — Residents Envision a Better Washington, Columbus

“Connecting people with places” was the theme of the fourth workshop in the Plan JP/Rox held on Thursday at English High School. Of all the workshops in of the planning process this was most egalitarian; low income or high income, hotel maid or money manager, everyone uses the sidewalks, the streets or some form of transit to get to work, to school and home. (more…) Continue Reading →

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Commish Honors Egleston Beat Cop for Arrest of Drive-by Suspect

Boston Police Officer Carlos Martinez, the beat cop assigned to Egleston Square, is well known around the neighborhood. The officer won recognition this week from the city’s top cop for his role in apprehending a man accused of squeezing off gunshots from a car. (more…) Continue Reading →

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Cop in Critical Condition After Being Shot Near JP; Suspect Killed

Location where suspect shot and killed, police officer shot on Friday, March 27, 2015.

UPDATE, Monday, 6:30 a.m. — The officer, John Moynihan, is in stable condition after hours of surgery to remove a bullet from his neck, according to Universal Hub. Police identified the man killed as Angelo West, 41, of Hyde Park. ~~~~~

A Boston Police officer was shot in the face and a suspect shot and killed in the H-block section of Roxbury on Friday, according to multiple reports. (more…) Continue Reading →

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