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HSTF youths making waves

August 11, 2017
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TD Garden and the state Department of Conservation and Recreation (DCR) have agreed to pay more than $2 million towards the construction of the proposed Jackson Square Recreation Center after teens from the Hyde Square Task Force found the Garden had not been complying with a state law enacted when it was built. But...

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Q. and A. with local cellist Javier Caballero

August 11, 2017
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Jamaica Plain resident Javier Caballero is a professional cellist who has been performing with Shelter Music Boston since 2015. Shelter Music Boston performs chamber music concerts at area homeless shelters every month. The Gazette conducted a question-and-answer session through email with Caballero about his...

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Entrevista con chelista local Javier Caballero

August 11, 2017
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Residente de Jamaica Plain Javier Caballero es un chelista profesional que ha trabajado con Shelter Music Boston desde 2015. Shelter Music Boston ejecuta conciertos de música de cámara en albergues para desamparados en el área. Mediante correo electrónico, Gazette ha llevado a cabo una...

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On the Campaign Trail

August 11, 2017
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On the Campaign Trail

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Hyde Square reconstruction happening; more improvements to Centre/South streets possible

August 11, 2017
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The long-awaited Hyde Square reconstruction is expected to finally get underway soon, while further improvements along Centre Street and South Street might be in the pipeline. The Centre/South streets...

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Former FPC director to lead CPA group

August 11, 2017
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Christine Poff, a longtime Jamaica Plain resident and the former director for the Franklin Park Coalition, has been selected as the City’s director of the Community Preservation Committee (CPC),...

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City makes public records on properties more accessible

August 11, 2017
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The City of Boston has announced the launch of RentSmart Boston, an online tool that allows renters and homeowners to access data about Boston’s properties, according to a press...

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Jackson Square project goes to JPNC’s Zoning Committee

August 11, 2017
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The proposed mixed-used, mixed-income development at 250 Centre St. will go before the Jamaica Plain Neighborhood Council’s Zoning Committee on Aug. 16. The project, which is being proposed by...

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English language learning bill changes public school education

August 11, 2017
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The state Senate unanimously passed legislation so that public schools are no longer required to teach in English only, according to a press release. An Act for language opportunity...

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JP Seafood owner aims to open new restaurant

August 11, 2017
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The family behind JP Seafood Cafe may be opening a second restaurant in Jamaica Plain called Evergreen Eatery. The restaurant would be located at 154 Green St., the former...

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Sights and Sounds, Aug. 11, 2017

August 11, 2017
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The deadline for listings is noon, Tues. Aug. 22 for the Aug. 25 issue. Send listings to reporter@jamaicaplaingazette.com. Note: 617 should be dialed before numbers below, unless another area...

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Invitacion, Aug. 11, 2017

August 11, 2017
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Plazo para calendario de eventos: martes, 22 ago para la edición del 25 ago. Mande eventos a reporter@jamaicaplaingazette.com. Código de área es 617, a menos que haya otro. Reuniones...

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News Briefs: City Council

August 11, 2017
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By Beth Treffeisen Special to the Gazette City Council establishes Community Preservation Committee The Boston City Council passed an amended ordinance to create the Community Preservation Committee (CPC), as...

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JP Agenda, Aug. 11, 2017

August 11, 2017
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The deadline for listings is noon, Tues. Aug. 22 for the Aug. 25 issue. Send listings to reporter@jamaicaplaingazette.com. Note: 617 should be dialed before numbers below, unless another area...

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Changing Times at Forest Hills

August 11, 2017
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Changing Times at Forest Hills

Local artist Andrew Haines has an exhibition at the Arnold Arboretum that shows the changing times at Forest Hills. “The Evolution of an Urban Landscape: Recent Paintings of Forest...

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Letters:

August 11, 2017
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BPD and sponsors bring National Night Out to Hyde Square          On Monday, July 31, officers from the Boston Police Department District E-13 and local sponsors brought the National...

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Walsh, Jackson speak at JP Progressives forums on mayoral race

July 28, 2017
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Local organization JP Progressives hosted Mayor Martin Walsh and City Councilor Tito Jackson in two separate forums to discuss their visions for the city in light of their battle...

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Pickleball

July 28, 2017
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Pickleball

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Proposal to increase Boston Public Library board gets Council’s OK

July 28, 2017
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Beth Treffeisen Special to the Gazette   In an effort to diversify the Boston Public Library leadership and funding sources, the City Council voted unanimously to pass a home...

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El Ayuntamiento aprueba propuesta para ampliar la junta directiva de BPL

July 28, 2017
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Beth Treffeisen Especial a Gazette Con objeto de diversificar el liderazgo y la financiación del sistema de bibliotecas público (BPL), el Ayuntamiento ha aprobado unánimemente una propuesta del Alcalde...

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Sánchez takes over House Ways and Means Committee

July 28, 2017
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Local state Rep. Jeffrey Sánchez has traveled from the streets of Mission Hill to the top rank of the State House, as he was recently named chairman of the...

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New artwork at City Hall

July 28, 2017
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A new series of artwork is now on display at City Hall, including four new art exhibitions and three new murals. The artwork is presented by the Mayor’s Office...

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JP Observer: Boston needs to opt for cleaner electricity

July 28, 2017
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When it comes to climate change, no reasonable opportunity to lessen the effects of fossil fuels on the environment should be turned down. Right now, the administration of Mayor...

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In Memoriam

July 28, 2017
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January of Jamaica Plain, formerly of Scituate, died on July 28, 2016. January is survived by her husband of 37 years, Kevin Reilly, and their son, Drew, a graduate...

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