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Bicon agrees to delay razing of historic house

April 24, 2015
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FOREST HILLS—Bicon Dental Implants has agreed to delay the demolition of a historic house at 21 Yale Terrace for a month to get community input, according to Inspectional Services Department (ISD) spokesperson Lisa Timberlake. The delay follows pressure from residents and City Councilor Ayanna Pressley. Bicon did not respond to a request for comment....

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Top Olympics reporter talks bid secrecy

April 24, 2015
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Many people have remarked that Boston’s Olympics bid is in trouble. But when Ed Hula says it’s “truly tottering towards collapse,” the entire Olympics world sits up and takes notice. Hula is editor and founder of Around the Rings, the first and most popular...

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Periodista olímpico conocido habla del secreto

April 24, 2015
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Muchas personas han comentado que la apuesta olímpica de Boston se encuentra en dificultades. Pero cuando Ed Hula dice que “está al borde del fracaso”, el mundo olímpico entero reacciona. Hula es el editor y fundador de Around the Rings, la primera y más...

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Hero Foundation

April 24, 2015
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Hero Foundation

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Frame shop celebrates 30 years

April 24, 2015
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Frame shop celebrates 30 years

Jameson and Thompson Fine Art Services celebrated a milestone anniversary last month—30 years in business. Dwight Jameson and his original business partner, Bill Thompson, first opened at 15 Greenview...

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Boston Shines, park cleanup coming soon

April 24, 2015
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Annual street and park cleanup events are needed more than ever after the winter’s litter-filled snow soiled the neighborhoods. If you’d like to pitch in, the opportunities start this...

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Post Office’s fate remains unknown

April 24, 2015
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The United States Postal Service (USPS) has yet to make any decision regarding the fate of the Jamaica Plain Post Office despite its lease expiring for the store at...

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Detour coming to Casey Arborway project

April 24, 2015
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The first detour for the Casey Arborway project is slated for the week of April 27, according to the state Department of Transportation (MassDOT) website. The exit of Forest...

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JP Observer: Like buying locally? Support the state business aid budget

April 24, 2015
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Bella Luna, The Blue Nile, Fat Ram’s Pumpkin Tattoo, Mike’s Fitness, El Oriental de Cuba, City Feed and Supply, Xposure by Noél and the Tony Williams Dance Center (home...

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Bikes of Spring

April 24, 2015
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Bikes of Spring

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Mayor’s new Olympic planning office raises questions

April 24, 2015
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A new City Office of Olympic Planning has been created by Mayor Martin Walsh to plan and review Boston’s controversial Olympic bid. But the office is already drawing criticism...

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Expecting Mom

April 24, 2015
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Expecting Mom

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52 Montebello goes to RFP

April 24, 2015
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EGLESTON SQ.—A request for proposals (RFP) to buy an apartment building and vacant lot at 50-52 Montebello Road was issued by the City last month. The RFP seeks to...

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Sights and Sounds, April 24, 2015

April 24, 2015
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The deadline for listings is noon, Tues., May 5 for the May 8 issue. Send listings to reporter@jamaicaplaingazette.com. Note: 617 should be dialed before numbers below, unless another area...

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JP Agenda, April 24, 2015

April 24, 2015
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The deadline for listings is noon, Tues., May 5 for the May 8 issue. Send listings to reporter@jamaicaplaingazette.com. Note: 617 should be dialed before numbers below, unless another area...

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Wake Up the Earth Festival returns May 2

April 24, 2015
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The 36th annual Wake Up the Earth Parade and Festival returns to Jamaica Plain on Sat., May 2. One of JP’s biggest annual celebrations, it highlights the neighborhood’s famed...

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Education Thanks

April 24, 2015
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Education Thanks

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Traffic lights turn green in May

April 24, 2015
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The new traffic lights at the intersection of Centre and Burroughs streets should be fully operational in the second week of May, according to Boston Transportation Department spokesperson Tracey...

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Farewell to Lion

April 24, 2015
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Farewell to Lion

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JP Kids: JP class explores ancient Nubia

April 24, 2015
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Second-graders Anand Koulomzin and Braxton Rocha hold up a Nubian alphabet book. (Courtesy Photo)

Ancient Egypt has received a lot of attention in popular culture, but another kingdom along the Nile—Nubia—has received far less. A class at Jamaica Plain’s Mission Hill K-8 School...

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JP Kids: Regan League Opening Day is Sat.

April 24, 2015
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The Jamaica Plain Regan Youth League will hold its 46th annual Opening Day parade and ceremonies on Sat., April 25. Players, coaches and parents with the youth baseball and...

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JP Kids: Kids join in ‘rhyme mob’ at Bromley-Heath

April 24, 2015
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JP Kids: Kids join in ‘rhyme mob’ at Bromley-Heath

Parents and children did not let the rainy weather dampen their spirits, as they came out in numbers for a “Flash Rhyme Mob” event at the Bromley-Heath housing development...

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JP Kids: BISB hosts History Bee regionals

April 24, 2015
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JP Kids: BISB hosts History Bee regionals

JAMAICA HILLS—The British International School of Boston (BISB) on April 11 hosted the New England regional edition of the National History Bee, an annual history competition that attracts more...

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JP Kids: Dance Center launches ballet program

April 24, 2015
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The Tony Williams Dance Center (TWDC) is launching a new ballet program, including a youth ensemble. The new company will debute at TWDC’s Brewery location, 284 Amory St., on...

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