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A new idea for a path to a JP dog park

July 13, 2018
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Jamaica Plain dog owners are still searching for ways to establish an off-leash dog park in the neighborhood, and the most recent idea is to apply for Community Preservation Act (CPA) funds to pay for it. The CPA is a state law that was adopted in Boston by public referendum in the November 2016...

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Q. and A. with Bob Massie

July 13, 2018
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Q. and A. with Bob Massie

By Peter Shanley Gazette Staff Bob Massie is an author, activist, and former leader of several nonprofits who has overcome many challenges in life, including a battle with hemophilia. He is taking on Jay Gonzalez for the Democratic nomination for governor. The two candidates...

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EDUCATION AWARDS

July 13, 2018
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EDUCATION AWARDS

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Fotógrafo de JP conoce a sus vecinos a través de retratos

July 13, 2018
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Un fotógrafo local ha iniciado un proyecto que captura las imágenes de residentes de Jamaica Plain en sus casas. Jake Belcher, un residente de JP durante ocho años, elaboró...

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Q. and A. with Jay Gonzalez

July 13, 2018
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Q. and A. with Jay Gonzalez

Jay Gonzalez is an attorney, the former secretary of administration and finance in the Patrick administration, and the former chair of the Massachusetts Board of Early Education and Care....

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Upcoming Teatro en el Parque show

July 13, 2018
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By Emma Kahn Special to the Gazette Inside the basement of an unassuming community center in Jamaica Plain, magic is happening. There are two elements of the supernatural when...

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Trustees Announce First Annual Jamaica Plain Garden Tour

July 13, 2018
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The first annual Jamaica Plain Garden Tour will take place on July 14 from 10 a.m. to 2 p.m., according to a press release. The tour will give guests...

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Here’s Looking at You, JP/Give Me a Brake – and a License Plate Game

July 13, 2018
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By Gustaf Berger Special to the Gazette We surrender ourselves to “Gypsy,” our unerring GPS, to guide us from Boston to a friend’s home in Brooklyn. What can go...

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City to host JP/Rox transportation meeting

July 13, 2018
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The City will hold a JP/Rox transportation meeting on July 17 at English High School from 6:30 p.m. to 8:30 p.m. The Plan: JP/Rox study, which was approved by...

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Local photographer captures residents of Jamaica Plain

July 13, 2018
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Local photographer captures residents of Jamaica Plain

A local Jamaica Plain photographer has launched a project to document and connect with neighbors by photographing them in their homes. Jake Belcher, an eight-year resident of JP, came...

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Local organizations and public servants advocate for transgender rights

July 13, 2018
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JP Forum and Freedom for All Massachusetts recently held an event at First Church JP to urge residents to vote yes on a ballot question in this November’s election...

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Sights and Sounds, July 13, 2018

July 13, 2018
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The deadline for listings is noon, Tues. July 24 for the July 27 issue. Send listings to reporter@jamaicaplaingazette.com. Note: 617 should be dialed before numbers below, unless another area...

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JP Agenda, July 13, 2018

July 13, 2018
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The deadline for listings is noon, Tues. July 24 for the July 27 issue. Send listings to reporter@jamaicaplaingazette.com. Note: 617 should be dialed before numbers below, unless another area...

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West Nile Virus found in JP

July 13, 2018
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The Boston Public Health Commission (BPHC) announced on June 6 that a mosquito pool in Jamaica Plain has tested positive for West Nile Virus (WNV), according to a press...

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CATCH & RELEASE FISHING DERBY

July 13, 2018
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CATCH & RELEASE FISHING DERBY

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Invitacion, July 13, 2018

July 13, 2018
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Plazo para calendario de eventos: martes, 24 de julio para la edición del 27 de julio. Mande eventos a reporter@jamaicaplaingazette.com. Para los números abajo, el código de área es...

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JAMAICA PLAIN PORCHFEST

July 13, 2018
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JAMAICA PLAIN PORCHFEST

The Jamaica Plain Porchfest celebrated its fifth anniversary on July 7 with more than 150 bands on 90 porches.

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TROLLEY TOUR

July 13, 2018
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TROLLEY TOUR

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NEW JP CAMPAIGN OFFICE

July 13, 2018
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NEW JP CAMPAIGN OFFICE

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Obituary: Michael C. Monk, former longtime JP resident, dies

July 13, 2018
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Obituary: Michael C. Monk, former longtime JP resident, dies

Michael C. Monk of Hingham, formerly a longtime resident of Jamaica Plain, died on June 30. Mike was born in Boston to the late Carl and H. Josephine Monk....

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SAVE OUR NEIGHBORHOOD MARCH

July 13, 2018
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SAVE OUR NEIGHBORHOOD MARCH

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DES LINDEN DAY

July 13, 2018
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DES LINDEN DAY

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Letters:

July 13, 2018
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Rep. Malia unresponsiveness In the June 8 Gazette article on a state rep forum, Malia “highlighted how proud she was of being reachable and responsive.” As a public health...

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Op-ed: Massachusetts Faces Crisis in Community Based Reentry

July 13, 2018
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By Rep. Liz Malia and John Larivee Community residents, advocates and legislators worked hard on passing a comprehensive criminal justice reform bill this spring.   The goal of the bill...

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