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JPNDC files Heath St. affordable housing project

August 7, 2015
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The Jamaica Plain Neighborhood Development Corporation (JPNDC) has filed a letter of intent with the Boston Redevelopment Authority for a $16.4 million affordable rental development at City-owned land formed by the triangle of Heath, New Heath and Bromley streets. The JPNDC, a community development corporation, is partnering with Back of the Hill Community Development...

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Developer plans 20 units for Allandale St.

August 7, 2015
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A Dorchester-based developer has filed a project notification form (PNF) with the Boston Redevelopment Authority (BRA) for a 20-unit development at 64 Allandale St. The property at 64 Allandale St. is on the border of West Roxbury and Jamaica Plain. It is part of...

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Local reaction supports USOC ending Boston 2024’s Olympic bid

August 7, 2015
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The United States Olympic Committee has withdrawn Boston 2024’s bid to host the 2024 Summer Olympics, citing the lack of public support, according to a statement released by USOC Chief Executive Officer Scott Blackmun on July 27. Franklin Park was slated to host several...

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USOC retira la oferta olímpica de Boston 2024

August 7, 2015
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El comité olímpico estadounidense (USOC) ha retirado la oferta de Boston 2024 de albergar los Juegos Olímpicos del verano de 2024, citando la falta de apoyo público, según una...

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Walsh announces the creation of 175 more youth jobs

August 7, 2015
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Mayor Martin Walsh announced on August 3 the creation of 175 additional youth summer jobs for nine community-based organizations, according to a press release. The jobs were created through...

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BHA issues RFP for 125 Amory St.

August 7, 2015
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The Boston Housing Authority (BHA) issued last month a request for proposals (RFP) to renovate 125 Amory St. and possibly add market-rate units at the site, according to BHA...

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Bicon’s permits still an issue for neighborhood group

August 7, 2015
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FOREST HILLS—The Yale Terrace Neighborhood Association is saying that it is still awaiting a response from the City’s Inspectional Service Department over concerns it has raised over Bicon Dental...

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O’Malley calls for hearing on gas leaks

August 7, 2015
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Jamaica Plain City Councilor Matt O’Malley last month filed an order for a public hearing on the problem of natural gas leaks in the city, according to a press...

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JP played key role in killing Olympics bid

August 7, 2015
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Special To The Gazette Jamaica Plain activists and park advocates were among the key players in the movement that killed Boston 2024’s Olympics bid. The stage was set a...

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Invitacion, Aug. 7, 2015

August 7, 2015
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El plazo para la lista de eventos es el 25 agosto al mediodía para la publicación del 28 de agosto. Mande a reporter@jamaicaplaingazette.com. Atención: Marque el 617 antes de...

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Sights and Sounds, Aug. 7, 2015

August 7, 2015
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The deadline for listings is noon, Tues., Aug. 25 for the Aug. 28 issue. Send listings to reporter@jamaicaplaingazette.com. Note: 617 should be dialed before numbers below, unless another area...

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JP Agenda, Aug. 7, 2015

August 7, 2015
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The deadline for listings is noon, Tues., Aug. 25 for the Aug. 28 issue. Send listings to reporter@jamaicaplaingazette.com. Note: 617 should be dialed before numbers below, unless another area code...

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Food Pantry Donation

August 7, 2015
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Food Pantry Donation

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Friends of Kelly Rink receives grant

August 7, 2015
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The Friends of Kelly Rink was recently awarded a $2,000 grant from the U.S. Figure Skating organization to attract and inspire a new generation of figure skaters, according to...

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The Boston Public Market has arrived

August 7, 2015
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By Seth Daniel There no shortage of newness in the Old Town these days, and last Thursday, July 30, City and state officials rang in the newest trend to...

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Editorial: Good riddance, Boston 2024; Welcome, Boston 2030

August 7, 2015
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Boston—with significant JP influence—made history today in establishing a new model of fighting off the crony-capitalist scam that is the Olympics. Next, Boston can make another kind of history...

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Letter: Franklin Park – more than just a dead Olympics bid

August 7, 2015
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Though the Olympic 2024 bid caused a great deal of commotion amongst Bostonians this summer, activities in Franklin Park have continued as vibrant and fun as ever. From the...

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Editorial: Good riddance, Boston 2024; Welcome, Boston 2030

July 27, 2015
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Boston—with significant JP influence—made history today in establishing a new model of fighting off the crony-capitalist scam that is the Olympics. Next, Boston can make another kind of history...

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USOC ends Boston 2024’s Olympic bid

July 27, 2015
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The United States Olympic Committee has withdrawn Boston 2024’s bid to host the 2024 Summer Olympics, citing the lack of public support, according to a statement released by USOC...

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Washington St. master plan kicks off July 28

July 24, 2015
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The long-awaited master plan for the Washington Street corridor is kicking off on July 28 with an open-house meeting. And the plan’s scope has been expanded to include a...

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Roxbury Prep moving to Forest Hills

July 24, 2015
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FOREST HILLS—The Roxbury Preparatory Charter School is coming to Jamaica Plain, as it has signed a two-year lease with Bethel AME Church campus. Bethel will hold a community meeting...

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JP woman achieves English Channel swim

July 24, 2015
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Maura Twomey during her July 10 swim of the English Channel. (Courtesy Photo)

JP resident Maura Twomey successfully swam the English Channel on July 10 as a fundraiser for a cystic fibrosis charity in Ireland. The 59-year-old completed the grueling swim from...

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Olmsted Trip

July 24, 2015
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Olmsted Trip

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Representante Capuano quiere más información sobre las Olimpíadas

July 24, 2015
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Representante local Mike Capuano dijo que le encantaría que Boston sea sede de los Juegos Olímpicos. Pero, dice el congresista, quiere asegurar que el dinero del contribuyente sea protegido...

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