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Longtime JP barber reluctantly hangs up his shears

September 14, 2018
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By Richard Heath Special to the Gazette Joe Monahan has been the barber of White City in Jamaica Plain since the Eisenhower administration. For those who don’t know, White City is that edge of Forest Hills which takes its name from a row of five white stucco apartment buildings, built on Hyde Park Avenue...

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Visit From The Mayor

September 14, 2018
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Visit From The Mayor

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Judge rules against neighborhood association members in Bicon Dental case

September 14, 2018
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Suffolk Superior Court Judge Douglas H. Wilkins has ruled against by members of the Yale Terrace Neighborhood Association in their lawsuit against the Bicon Dental Implant’s property-owning branch, Debbie LLC, and the City’s Zoning Board of Appeals (ZBA), according to the state trial court...

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Elugardo, Pressley beat longtime incumbents

September 14, 2018
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Two longtime incumbents saw their tenures ended, as Boston City Councilor Ayanna Pressley beat local U.S. Rep. Mike Capuano (7th Congressional District) and Nika Elugardo knocked-off local state Rep....

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Elugardo, Pressley a sustituir a titulares

September 14, 2018
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Peter Shanley Miembro del Personal de Gazette Dos veteranos oficiales electos perdieron en las elecciones primarias del 4 de septiembre. La Consejera Municipal Ayanna Pressley le ganó al Representante...

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Op-ed: Luxury housing boom has downsides for Jamaica Plain

September 14, 2018
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By Chuck Collins Special to the Gazette If you stand in Jamaica Plain and look downtown, you will see a new building rising next to the Prudential Center. This...

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The Dominican Parade

September 14, 2018
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The Dominican Parade

Scenes from the Dominican Parade on Aug. 19 in Jamaica Plain.   Mayor’s Office Photos by John Wilcox

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Summer Arts Workshop

September 14, 2018
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Summer Arts Workshop

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125 Amory development unanimously approved by Zoning Committee

September 14, 2018
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The Jamaica Plain Neighborhood Council’s Zoning Committee approved unanimously portions of the 125 Amory St. project at a July 25 meeting. The portions of the project voted on were...

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Sights and Sounds, Sept. 14, 2018

September 14, 2018
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The deadline for listings is noon, Tues. Sept. 25 for the Sept. 28 issue. Send listings to reporter@jamaicaplaingazette.com. Note: 617 should be dialed before numbers below, unless another area...

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DCR reviewing comments, petition on dog park proposals

September 14, 2018
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The state Department of Conservation and Recreation (DCR) is currently reviewing comments and a petition over proposed dog parks within the Southwest Corridor Park. DCR held a public meeting...

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JP Agenda, Sept. 14, 2018

September 14, 2018
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The deadline for listings is noon, Tues. Sept. 25 for the Sept. 28 issue. Send listings to reporter@jamaicaplaingazette.com. Note: 617 should be dialed before numbers below, unless another area...

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Guide to JP: 25th Annual Jamaica Plain Artists Open Studios

September 14, 2018
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September 22– 23, 2018 11 a.m. – 6 p.m. The premiere annual arts event in one of Boston’s most eclectic neighborhoods, Jamaica Plain Open Studios (JPOS), is returning in...

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Guide to JP: JP is Green

September 14, 2018
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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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Guide to JP: A Brief History of JP

September 14, 2018
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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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Guide to JP: JP Places and Politics

September 14, 2018
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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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Guide to JP: What Makes JP Unique

September 14, 2018
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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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Guide to JP: Best of JP 2018

September 14, 2018
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Best of JP 2018 Winners The following are the “Best of JP 2018” as chosen by Gazette readers. In the 17th annual Best of JP survey, hundreds of ballots...

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Mayor’s 2018 Garden Contest Winner

September 14, 2018
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Mayor’s 2018 Garden Contest Winner

The City recently announced the winners of the Mayor’s 2018 Garden Contest and Megan Fox of Jamaica Plain won first place in the medium yard garden category. Courtesy Photo

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Invitacion, Sept. 14, 2018

September 14, 2018
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Plazo para calendario de eventos: martes, 25 de septiembre para la edición del 28 de septiembre. Mande eventos a reporter@jamaicaplaingazette.com. Para los números abajo, el código de área es...

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8th Annual Jamaica Plain Music Festival

September 14, 2018
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8th Annual Jamaica Plain Music Festival

Scenes from the 8th annual Jamaica Plain Music Festival, which took place Sept. 8 at the Pinebank Field at Jamaica Pond.  Courtesy Photos by TonySahadeo.com

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Letters:

September 14, 2018
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Why I doorknocked for Nika Elugardo Nika Elugardo’s primary victory on 9/4 left me elated and, for the first time since 11/9/2016, hopeful. Having grown up in Germany and...

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Op-ed: Renovating a historic kitchen

September 14, 2018
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Remodeling a kitchen is a typical home improvement undertaking. But when the task is being done in a historic house, more often than not it’s a restoration of what...

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Several competitive races for Sept. 4 primary election

August 24, 2018
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Jamaica Plain residents will head to the polls on Sept. 4 for the primary election, and unlike in years past, many voters will have an opportunity to help decide...

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