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Walsh cruises to reelection victory, Jackson win’s JP

November 10, 2017
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Mayor Martin Walsh cruised to an easy reelection victory, defeating City Councilor Tito Jackson during the Nov. 7 general election, according to unofficial City results. About 28 percent of registered voters participated in the election. Walsh garnered 70,125 votes, or 65 percent of voters, while Jackson collected 36,433 votes, or 34 percent of voters....

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Q. and A. with Sen. Chang-Diaz about criminal justice reform

November 10, 2017
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The state Senate late last month passed legislation for criminal justice reform, which included the repeal of mandatory minimum sentences of some drug offenses and raising the age at which youths can be charged as adults, as well as other charges. Local state Sen....

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SLOW STREETS COME TO JP

November 10, 2017
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SLOW STREETS COME TO JP

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City grants $2 million for rec center project

November 10, 2017
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Mayor Martin Walsh, local elected officials including Jamaica Plain City Councilor Matt O’Malley, and local residents gathered at the corner of Columbus Avenue and Ritchie Street on Nov. 1...

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PMAC expande su red de voluntarios

November 10, 2017
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El comité de administración de parques de Southwest Corridor (PMAC) ha expandido su red de voluntarios, haciendo una campaña para aumentar la financiación de los parques estatales, y creando...

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PMAC is expanding volunteer network and engaging community

November 10, 2017
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The Southwest Corridor Park Management Advisory Committee has been busy expanding its network of volunteers, campaigning to increase funding to state parks, and building community through volunteer and mini-grant...

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FPC Turkey Trot on Nov. 23

November 10, 2017
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The Franklin Park Coalition will host its fifth annual Turkey Trot fundraiser and holiday tradition on Thanksgiving morning on Nov. 23, according to a press release. The event is...

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Upcoming 125 Amory St. meeting; JPNC writes BPDA asking for more affordability

November 10, 2017
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The Boston Planning and Development Agency (BPDA) is hosting a community meeting to discuss a redevelopment proposal at 125 Amory St. on Nov. 27. Boston Housing Authority (BHA) owns...

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New license requirements start in October 2020

November 10, 2017
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Massachusetts residents will need to change their identification cards by Oct. 2020 in order to travel in the U.S. by airplane or enter certain U.S. government buildings as part...

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JP Agenda, Nov. 10, 2017

November 10, 2017
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The deadline for listings is noon, Tues. Nov. 21 for the Nov. 24 issue. Send listings to reporter@jamaicaplaingazette.com. Note: 617 should be dialed before numbers below, unless another area...

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Invitacion, Nov. 10, 2017

November 10, 2017
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Plazo para calendario de eventos: martes, 21 nov para la edición del 24 nov. Mande eventos a reporter@jamaicaplaingazette.com. Para los números abajo, el código de área es 617. Reuniones...

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Sights and Sounds, Nov. 10, 2017

November 10, 2017
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The deadline for listings is noon, Tues. Nov. 21 for the Nov. 24 issue. Send listings to reporter@jamaicaplaingazette.com. Note: 617 should be dialed before numbers below, unless another area...

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Jackson Square erupts in violence

November 10, 2017
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Jackson Square erupts in violence

A 16-year-old male teenager was shot and killed on Parker Street on Oct. 31, while the next day the corner of Lamartine and Centre streets erupted with a series...

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Battle between Bicon Dental and neighbors continues

November 10, 2017
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FOREST HILLS—The longtime battle between Bicon Dental Implants and its Yale Terrace neighbors is continuing, with local residents complaining—and the City agreeing—that the business was doing construction in the...

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FREE CONCERT

November 10, 2017
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FREE CONCERT

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Trolley tour comes to JP on Dec. 2

November 10, 2017
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The “Mayor’s Enchanted Trolley Tour” will be coming to Jamaica Plain on Dec. 2, according to a press release. “Our holiday trolley tour and tree lightings provide some of...

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ENDORSING MAYOR WALSH

November 10, 2017
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ENDORSING MAYOR WALSH

Mayor Martin Walsh received an endorsement from the Dominican American Coalition in Hyde Square the day before winning reelection. Courtesy Photo

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Letters:

November 10, 2017
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Problems with the Hyde Square improvements As members of  the Citizens’ Advisory Committee for the Centre and South Streets redesign, we were pleased to see the long-planned improvements to...

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BOARD PRESIDENT

November 10, 2017
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BOARD PRESIDENT

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HALLOWEEN BIKE RIDE

November 10, 2017
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HALLOWEEN BIKE RIDE

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JPers to help decide mayoral race Nov. 7

October 27, 2017
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Jamaica Plain voters will head to the polls on Nov. 7 to help decide the mayoral race between Mayor Martin Walsh and City Councilor Tito Jackson. But Jackson will...

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JP resident composes opera

October 27, 2017
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Jim Grant, 40-year Jamaica Plain resident and retired psychotherapist, has composed an opera about Johann Sebastian Bach, which will be presented on Oct. 28 at St. John’s Episcopal Church....

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COMMUNITY REINVESTMENT

October 27, 2017
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COMMUNITY REINVESTMENT

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General Heath Apartments to go online in 2019

October 27, 2017
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The Boston Planning and Development Agency (BPDA) held an Oct. 17 public meeting to update residents on the status of the already approved General Heath Square (GHS) Apartments affordable...

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