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Mayoral candidates discuss housing, education, immigration

October 13, 2017
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On Oct. 4, Democratic Ward Committees 8, 9, 10, 11, and 19 held a forum with candidates for mayor and at-large city councilor at the English High School. The event was well-attended by the community, filling the English High School auditorium to capacity. Both mayoral candidates—Mayor Martin Walsh and City Councilor Tito Jackson, who...

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Judge hears arguments on motion to dismiss, to rule in coming weeks

October 13, 2017
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Judge Mark Hallal heard arguments on Oct. 4 from both sides on a motion to dismiss a lawsuit over Mordechai Levin’s proposed 3353 Washington St. development and will make a decision within two to three weeks, according to Jonah Rapino, a plaintiff in the...

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MEMORIAL BRIDGE

October 13, 2017
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MEMORIAL BRIDGE

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At-large city council candidates discuss city priorities

October 13, 2017
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On Oct. 4, Democratic Ward Committees 8, 9, 10, 11, and 19 held a forum with candidates for mayor and at-large city councilor at the English High School. The...

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Candidatos a alcalde hablan sobre la vivienda, educación e inmigración

October 13, 2017
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El 4 de octubre, los Comités Democráticos de las zonas 8, 9, 10, 11 y 19 presentaron un foro de candidatos a la alcaldía y al concejo municipal general...

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Boston rallies to support Puerto Rico

October 13, 2017
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After Hurricane Maria brought catastrophic damage to the island of Puerto Rico, Jamaica Plain’s own state Rep. Jeffrey Sanchez, along with other Boston organizations, have come together to support...

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JP Agenda, Oct. 13, 2017

October 13, 2017
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The deadline for listings is noon, Tues. Oct. 24 for the Oct. 27 issue. Send listings to reporter@jamaicaplaingazette.com. Note: 617 should be dialed before numbers below, unless another area...

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City Council news and notes

October 13, 2017
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By Beth Treffeisen Special to the Gazette Just Cause Eviction The City Council voted to pass a new version of home rule petition The Jim Brooks Stabilization Act otherwise...

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Sights and Sounds, Oct. 13, 2017

October 13, 2017
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The deadline for listings is noon, Tues. Oct. 24 for the Oct. 27 issue. Send listings to reporter@jamaicaplaingazette.com. Note: 617 should be dialed before numbers below, unless another area...

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ALL-CLASS REUNION

October 13, 2017
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ALL-CLASS REUNION

Scenes from the Jamaica Plain High School all-class reunion on Oct. 7 Social Club in West Roxbury. Gazette Photo by Patrick O’Connor

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JP Kids: Teachers forge connections between their politically different students

October 13, 2017
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By Catherine Epstein and Cherese Smith Special to the Gazette After witnessing the tone of conversation throughout the 2016 presidential election, Catherine Epstein found herself asking the same questions...

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JP Kids: Eliot School looks to update and expand building

October 13, 2017
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With an aging building and class size growing, the Eliot School of Fine & Applied Arts is starting a multi-year process to update its facility and expand its footprint....

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JP Kids: City announces BPS investment

October 13, 2017
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The City recently announced the first expenditures of the $1 billion BuildBPS initiative, with a collective $13 million going to Boston Public Schools (BPS) for improvements for the current...

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Invitacion, Oct. 13, 2017

October 13, 2017
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Plazo para calendario de eventos: martes, 24 oct para la edición del 27 octubre. Mande eventos a reporter@jamaicaplaingazette.com. Para los números abajo, el código de área es 617. Reuniones...

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Housing services nonprofit coming to the area

October 13, 2017
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Metropolitan Boston Housing Partnership (MBHP), a nonprofit that provides housing services and aims to prevent homelessness in the Boston area, is hitting the refresh button, switching up its name...

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Zakim holds hearing on simplifying voter registration

October 13, 2017
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By Beth Treffeisen Special to the Gazette With another preliminary election come and gone with a low voter turnout of about 14 percent, one City Councilor is trying to...

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Op-eds

October 13, 2017
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How we’re bringing Bostonians of different generations together under one roof By Mayor Martin Walsh Every year, more and more people are calling Boston home. Our population is growing:...

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Letters:

October 13, 2017
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Airplane noise As a resident of Jamaica Plain for 43 years and a long-time activist fighting Logan Airport’s Runway 27 airplane noise over our community, I would like to...

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Walsh, Jackson to battle for mayor after low-turnout preliminary

September 29, 2017
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Mayor Martin Walsh and City Councilor Tito Jackson will face-off against each other in November in a battle to be the leader of the city, as they were the...

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Residents have questions on transportation plan

September 29, 2017
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Boston Transportation Department recently held the first JP/Rox Transportation Action Plan public meeting to discuss transportation around the Washington Street and Columbus Avenue corridor. Representatives of the City gave...

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Residentes tienen preguntas sobre el plan de transporte

September 29, 2017
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El departamento de transporte de Boston últimamente presentó su primera reunión pública sobre el Plan de Acción de Transporte JP/Rox para hablar sobre el transporte en Washington Street y...

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TASTE OF JP

September 29, 2017
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City councilors pen letter to FAA, Massport on plane noise

September 29, 2017
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A group of city councilors, including Jamaica Plain’s Matt O’Malley, have signed on to a letter addressed to Massport and the New England office of the Federal Aviation Administration...

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Blessed Sacrament church to get upgraded flower boxes

September 29, 2017
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The Blessed Sacrament Church at 365 Centre St., in Hyde Square, will soon get an artistic upgrade to its front flower boxes. On the evening of Aug. 22, the...

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