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Obituary: Tasia J. Stamatos

September 22, 2017
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Tasia J. Stamatos Of Jamaica Plain died on Sept. 20. Beloved wife of James C. Stamatos. Loving mother of Christ J. of Jamaica Plain, George J. & his wife Xiomara and Nicholas J. & his wife Dawn all of Foxboro and Areti J. Stamatos-Gomez & her husband Jose of Jamaica Plain. Sister of Anthony Koutras...

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Local organizations against rescinding DACA

September 21, 2017
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The City of Boston and local organizations have denounced the federal government’s recent decision to rescind the Deferred Action for Childhood Arrivals (DACA) program, deeming it “cruel” and a “betrayal.” DACA, a program put in place by President Obama by means of an executive...

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No ruling on Allandale lawsuit

September 21, 2017
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After a hearing was held on Sept. 7, the Suffolk Country Superior Court has not yet issued a ruling over the City of Boston’s motion to dismiss a lawsuit by a group of abutters over the 64 Allandale St. project. The hearing was the...

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SUMMER HOT DOG NIGHTS

September 21, 2017
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SUMMER HOT DOG NIGHTS

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JPers head to the polls on Sept. 26

September 21, 2017
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Jamaica Plain voters will head to the polls on Sept. 26 for the City’s preliminary election to help decide which mayoral candidates will move on the November general election....

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Ward 10 Democrats endorse Walsh for mayor

September 21, 2017
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The Ward 10 Democratic Committee, which covers a portion of Jamaica Plain, has unanimously endorsed Mayor Marty Walsh for re-election, according to a press release. The committee cited Walsh’s...

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City, BPS teachers reach agreement on contract

September 21, 2017
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After an 18-month negotiation, the Boston Public Schools and Boston Teachers Union have reached an agreement on a two-year contract, according to a press release. The agreement includes improvements...

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JP Agenda, Sept. 15, 2017

September 21, 2017
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The deadline for listings is noon, Tues. Sept. 26 for the Sept. 29 issue. Send listings to reporter@jamaicaplaingazette.com. Note: 617 should be dialed before numbers below, unless another area...

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Footlight Club kicks off its 141st season

September 21, 2017
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Telling the story of the Neverland that you never knew, The Footlight Club’s 141st Season Opener “Peter and the Starcatcher” opens in Jamaica Plain on Sept. 16, according to...

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Sights and Sounds, Sept. 15, 2017

September 21, 2017
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The deadline for listings is noon, Tues. Sept. 26 for the Sept. 29 issue. Send listings to reporter@jamaicaplaingazette.com. Note: 617 should be dialed before numbers below, unless another area...

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Experience JP Open Studios

September 21, 2017
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By Grace Zaborski Special to the Gazette For 24 years, artists of Jamaica Plain have opened their studios to the community and displayed their art for one weekend in...

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Best of JP 2017 Winners

September 21, 2017
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The following are the “Best of JP 2017” as chosen by Gazette readers. In the 16th annual Best of JP survey, hundreds of ballots were submitted containing thousands of...

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JP Guide: What Makes JP Unique

September 21, 2017
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JP boasts a diverse population of about 38,000, according to the last census: 54 percent white; 25 percent Hispanic/Latino; 13 percent African-American; and 4 percent Asian. JP has a...

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JP Guide: JP Resources

September 21, 2017
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JAMAICA PLAIN RESOURCES        All telephone numbers begin with area code 617 unless otherwise indicated. The following information can also be found at jamaicaplaingazette.com. Updates can be sent to...

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JP Guide: JP Places and Politics

September 21, 2017
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Just as Jamaica Plain’s population is composed of a wide range of people and groups, the Boston neighborhood is divided into various sections for different purposes. Subneighborhoods Jamaica Plain...

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JP Guide: JP is Green

September 21, 2017
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Though Jamaica Plain is part of the city of Boston, the parks, urban wilds, playgrounds and community gardens, many supported by the city and state, allow an escape from...

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JP Guide: A Brief History of JP

September 21, 2017
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Once referred to as “the Eden of America,” Jamaica Plain is a unique section of the City of Boston. It was part of the Town of Roxbury until 1848....

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Letters:

September 21, 2017
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Whither goest thou from the Common, America? On August 19, tens of thousands of people marched the length of Tremont Street from Roxbury Crossing to Boston Common. They marched...

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Op-Ed: Starting the school year together

September 21, 2017
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By Mayor Martin Walsh The start of the school year brings a lot change into our students’ lives: new classes, new teachers, new subjects to tackle. September can be...

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Motion to dismiss filed in 3353 Washington St. court case

August 25, 2017
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Lawyers for developer Mordechai Levin and his limited liability company (3353 Washington LLC) have filed a motion to dismiss a lawsuit over Levin’s proposed 3353 Washington St. development. The...

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Local girls baseball team victorious in national tournament

August 25, 2017
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The Boston Slammers, an all girls baseball team made up of mostly from the JP Regan Youth League players, recently won the Baseball for All National 11 and under...

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PEACEFUL PROTEST

August 25, 2017
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PEACEFUL PROTEST

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Equipo de béisbol local gana torneo nacional

August 25, 2017
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Las Boston Slammers, un equipo de béisbol de niñas— mayormente jugadoras de la liga juvenil de JP—últimamente ganó en la división de niñas con menos de 11 años el...

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HSTF youths continue to make waves

August 25, 2017
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Youths from the Hyde Square Task Force (HSTF) are pressuring Mayor Martin Walsh and Gov. Charlie Baker to be more involved with the proposed Jackson Square Recreation Center and...

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