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Casey Overpass demo, and traffic, begin

May 22, 2015
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Casey Overpass demo, and traffic, begin

The Casey Overpass demolition has begun, as the structure was closed on May 16. Traffic that formerly used the overpass has been diverted to temporary surface roads, which caused significant problems during the first evening rush hour after the closure. The state Department of Transportation (MassDOT) held a meeting May 7 at English High...

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JP Forum slate features famed activists, Olympics critic

May 22, 2015
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JP Forum slate features famed activists, Olympics critic

The Jamaica Plain Forum lecture series is bringing several famous activists and a prominent Olympics critic to JP over the next three weeks. The speakers include: 1960s left-wing activist Tom Hayden; journalist Chris Hedges; “simple living” advocate Vicki Robin; and economist Andrew Zimbalist. Hayden...

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Party in the Park

May 22, 2015
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Party in the Park

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NoBoston2024 hosts Olympics housing panel

May 22, 2015
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Anti-Olympics group NoBoston2024 hosted a panel discussion in Jamaica Plain about the housing and displacement impacts of the Olympics on May 14. Panelists included Rene Bernal and translator Maria...

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Grupo presenta reunión sobre impactos de Olimpiadas en la vivienda

May 22, 2015
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El 14 de mayo, NoBoston2024, un grupo opuesto a las Olimpiadas, presentó una mesa redonda en Jamaica Plain sobre los efectos negativos que tendrían los Juegos Olímpicos en la...

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Bicon starts razing historic house

May 22, 2015
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Bicon starts razing historic house

FOREST HILLS—Bicon Dental Implants, a 501 Arborway company, has started the controversial demolition of a 19th century house at 21 Yale Terrace. Bicon had agreed with the City and...

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Keys to the House

May 22, 2015
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Keys to the House

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Washington St. master plan is in early stages

May 22, 2015
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A long-awaited City master plan for the Washington Street corridor is in its early planning stages. But a recent well-publicized walk-through and report by an advisory team was not...

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JP Observer: Construction back-up beepers need to be changed

May 22, 2015
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It’s spring. We can hear the big trucks chirping outside. (Oh, yes, and birds, too, if we listen closely enough.) With so much construction already going on in the...

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Historic letters spur JP resident to write book

May 22, 2015
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Historic letters spur JP resident to write book

An accidental discovery of letters penned by her great-great-grandfather led Jamaica Plain resident Anne D. Emerson to write a book titled “Letters from Erastus” about the importance of generational...

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Homeless Housing

May 22, 2015
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Homeless Housing

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Urban Edge files Egleston housing plans

May 22, 2015
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Urban Edge files Egleston housing plans

Urban Edge, a community development corporation located in Jackson Square, recently filed plans for its 49-unit affordable housing project in Egleston Square, according to documents filed with the Boston...

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Time to Fish

May 22, 2015
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Time to Fish

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Sights and Sounds, May 22, 2015

May 22, 2015
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The deadline for listings is noon, Tues., June 2 19 for the June 5 issue. Send listings to reporter@jamaicaplaingazette.com. Note: 617 should be dialed before numbers below, unless another...

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Doctors Honored

May 22, 2015
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Doctors Honored

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JP Agenda, May 22, 2015

May 22, 2015
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The deadline for listings is noon, Tues., June 2 for the June 5 issue. Send listings to reporter@jamaicaplaingazette.com. Note: 617 should be dialed before numbers below, unless another area...

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Tres Gatos team plans new Mexican restaurant

May 22, 2015
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Restaurateur David Doyle and his business team, who are behind Tres Gatos and Centre Street Café, are looking to further diversify the Jamaica Plain food scene, as they will...

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Dig checks for artifacts at park playground site

May 22, 2015
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A team of volunteer archaeologists has been digging in Franklin Park to make sure a playground project doesn’t disturb unknown historical sites. The dig at the American Legion Highway...

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Faulkner shuttle buses to end soon

May 22, 2015
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The bright-yellow hospital shuttle buses that have drawn attention on Centre Street in recent months are for employee training and will end next week. Brigham and Women’s Faulkner Hospital...

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New City cultural plan to launch in JP

May 22, 2015
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The City is crafting a new cultural master plan called “Boston Creates” and kicking off the process with a June 2 meeting at Jamaica Plain’s English High School. The...

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Invitacion, May 22, 2015

May 22, 2015
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El plazo para la lista de eventos es el 2 de junio al mediodía para la publicación del 5 de junio. Mande a reporter@jamaicaplaingazette.com. Atención: Marque el 617 antes...

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New gorilla and lions join zoo

May 22, 2015
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New gorilla and lions join zoo

Kiki, a western lowland gorilla, gave birth on May 14 at Franklin Park Zoo to her fourth baby. Both mother and baby are doing well are already back on...

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State senator and City sued over home renovation

May 22, 2015
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The house at 3-5 Bremen Terrace on May 15, showing its new roofline. (Gazette Photo by Rebeca Oliveira)

A neighbor is suing state Sen. Sonia Chang-Díaz over major renovations underway at her Forest Hills home. Chang-Díaz and her husband, Bryan Hirsch, have raised the roof to expand...

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BTD to hold meetings on Centre/South improvements

May 22, 2015
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Boston Transportation Department (BTD) will hold a follow-up community meeting for the proposed improvements at Monument Square in late May or early June, according to BTD Director of Planning...

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