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Developers withdraw McBride St. proposal from JPNC Zoning Committee

June 24, 2016
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The proposal to construct a new six-unit residential building at the former James’s Gate parking lot at 14-16 McBride St. was withdrawn from the Jamaica Plain Neighborhood Council (JPNC) Zoning Committee review due to community and committee disapproval. The JPNC Zoning Committee meeting on June 15 at Farnsworth House drew about 55 attendees. James’s...

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Shattuck Child Care Center’s future unclear

June 24, 2016
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The future of the Shattuck Child Care Center (SCCC) is once again uncertain, as the center has until the end of September to find a new home. The state plans to demolish the building that currently houses the center. The center currently has 39...

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Boston Pride

June 24, 2016
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Boston Pride

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Neighbors of 76 Stonley Road project want triple-deckers instead of proposed development

June 24, 2016
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By Josie Grove Special to the Gazette The words “We want triple-deckers” were repeated at least a dozen times from attendees during a community meeting about the decidedly non-triple-decker...

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Los vecinos de 76 Stonley quieren edificios de tres pisos en vez del propuesto desarrollo de viviendas

June 24, 2016
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De Josie Grove Especial a la Gaceta “Queremos casas de tres pisos”, cantaron los asistentes de una reunión comunitaria sobre el propuesto desarrollo de viviendas en 76 Stonley Road,...

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JP Observer: Street trees are wonderful, except where they aren’t

June 24, 2016
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Everyone wants to be a tree hugger. Trees are supposed to be good for us and look nice, too. But some trees, improperly located, can become eyesores and troublemakers,...

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BPL Board picks Leonard as president after initial choice drops out

June 24, 2016
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The Boston Public Library (BPL) Board of Trustees on June 14 picked Interim President David Leonard to remain in that position after its initial choice dropped out, according to...

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Partnership Award

June 24, 2016
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Partnership Award

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BPS, Walsh honor 2016 Valedictorians, including two with JP ties

June 24, 2016
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BPS, Walsh honor 2016 Valedictorians, including two with JP ties

Boston Public Schools (BPS) held its annual valedictorian luncheon at the Boston Harbor Hotel this month to honor valedictorians across the city, including two with Jamaica Plain ties, according...

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BRA reviewing feedback on 3353 Washington St. project

June 24, 2016
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The Boston Redevelopment Authority (BRA) is “evaluating” feedback on the 3353 Washington St. project to determine the next steps, according to spokesperson Nick Martin. The BRA held a second...

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Sights and Sounds, June 24, 2016

June 24, 2016
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The deadline for listings is noon, Tues. July 5 for the July 8 issue. Send listings to [email protected] Note: 617 should be dialed before numbers below, unless another area...

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Scholar Athletes

June 24, 2016
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Scholar Athletes

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Second meeting scheduled for City Realty’s Washington St. development

June 24, 2016
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The Boston Redevelopment Authority will host a second meeting for the 3193 Washington St. project on July 11 at the Egleston Square YMCA, according to BRA spokesperson Nick Martin....

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JP Agenda, June 24, 2016

June 24, 2016
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The deadline for listings is noon, Tues., July 5 for the July 8 issue. Send listings to [email protected] Note: 617 should be dialed before numbers below, unless another area...

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Invitacion, June 24, 2016

June 24, 2016
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El plazo para la sección de participación es al mediodía, martes, 5 de julio para la edición del 8 de julio. Mande eventos a [email protected] Note: marca el 617...

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English High School Class of 2016

June 24, 2016
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English High School Class of 2016

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JROTC Award of Excellence

June 24, 2016
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JROTC Award of Excellence

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JP Pets: Check-in with MSPCA-Angell

June 24, 2016
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JP Pets: Check-in with MSPCA-Angell

MSPCA-Angell Animal Medical Center is working hard on a ballot initiative that will increase protection for farm animals. “We are working very hard on a ballot initiative that would...

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JP Pets: Beecher Street dog park update

June 24, 2016
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JP Pets: Beecher Street dog park update

The Boston Parks and Recreation Department (BPRD) is finalizing plans to replace the existing fence at the Beecher Street Park, which is used as an unofficial dog park, within...

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Boston Pride’s Jamaica Plain Block Party

June 24, 2016
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Boston Pride’s Jamaica Plain Block Party

Boston Pride held a Jamaica Plain Block Party on Perkins Avenue on June 12. The block party lasted six hours with music, dancing, and food. A moment of silence...

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Letter: Say no to financing atrocities

June 24, 2016
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In the world premiere of Eve Ensler’s “In the Body of the World” at the American Repertory Theater last month, the author/performer powerfully conveyed both her experience of cancer...

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Letter: Happy ending

June 24, 2016
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I live on Dunster Road. On Monday morning, my cat (Jane) somehow found herself on the roof of my three-story house. It was a hot day, and my roof...

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Letter: Drivers are acting crazy

June 24, 2016
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JP and beyond is being brutalized by drivers who are thoughtless, selfish, and dangerously unwilling to curb their hostility. Two factors in driving—Constant Acceleration (more than just “speeding”) and...

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Op-Ed: When we needed it most, the world came to Orlando’s aid

June 24, 2016
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By Buddy Dyer, mayor of Orlando One week ago, 49 souls were stolen from Orlando, murdered in an unimaginable act of terror. Hundreds more were injured or witnessed unthinkable...

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