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Joseph Porcelli (Chief Neighbor)'s Blog – February 2011 Archive (5)

DID YOU KNOW: Every day, 34 American families say goodbye to a parent, child, or sibling murdered with guns?

DID YOU KNOW: Every day, 34 American families say goodbye to a parent, child, or sibling murdered with guns.  In this moving video, family members from across the country remember the loved ones they’ve lost and speak out about the real cost of gun violence.



FIXGUNCHECKS.org  is a project of Mayors Against Illegal Guns — a bi-partisan coalition of 550 American mayors, co-founded by Mayor Michael…

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Added by Joseph Porcelli (Chief Neighbor) on February 24, 2011 at 1:51pm — No Comments

LET'S DISCUSS: Boston Could Suffer Over $30 Million in Cuts of Direct Funding for City Services

From a City Press Release I just received. BEGIN::



Today, Mayor Thomas M. Menino released a comprehensive report on the potential impact of federal budget cuts currently proposed by House Republicans. According to the report, over $30 million of direct funding to the city will be cut by HR 1. The report also details additional cuts that will affect Boston residents. These include cuts to heating oil assistance, Community Service Block Grant funded efforts for low income people,…

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Added by Joseph Porcelli (Chief Neighbor) on February 24, 2011 at 1:30pm — 3 Comments

"Ice Busters" clearing out parking spaces!

Neighbors,

This snow has been tough and the "space savers" and dealing with parking has been a struggle for all of us. This morning I found my neighbors doing the right thing - what we all should be doing. Please watch and share this post to help spread the word.…





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Added by Joseph Porcelli (Chief Neighbor) on February 10, 2011 at 8:00am — 2 Comments

Woman found dead on Kenny Street in Jamaica Plain

The Boston Globe and JP Patch are reporting a woman was found dead on Kenny Street in Jamaica Plain this morning at 7:46 am.

Elaine Driscoll, police spokeswoman, said the woman appeared to have suffered head trauma and that the woman appeared to be in her…

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Added by Joseph Porcelli (Chief Neighbor) on February 8, 2011 at 10:30am — 5 Comments

I, la, la, like you!

Finally there are here, the Like buttons. 

La la like away!

Use the the like button with the heart to simply like the post. Use the facebook like button to like and share with friends. 

Feedback please: Which like button do you think we should use and why?

Joseph

Added by Joseph Porcelli (Chief Neighbor) on February 8, 2011 at 4:30am — No Comments

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