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Mentor Award

October 24, 2014
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Mentor Award

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2 killed in Jamaicaway crash

October 24, 2014
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PONDSIDE—Two women died in a car crash on the Jamaicaway at Perkins Street on Oct. 19. The victims were passengers in a BMW that apparently crossed the center line and struck an oncoming Toyota Camry at around 3 a.m., according to the Suffolk County...

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Indie bookstore is coming to Green St.

October 24, 2014
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JP CENTER—An independent bookstore created by a Jamaica Plain resident with a background in book publishing is slated to open next month at 5 Green St. Papercuts, JP owned by Kate Layte, a former associate production editor at Little, Brown/Hachette Book Group. The store...

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Sunday Music

October 24, 2014
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No timeframe for Arborway crosswalk upgrade

October 24, 2014
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No timeframe for Arborway crosswalk upgrade

ARBORWAY—A local resident is complaining about the state Department of Conservation and Recreation (DCR) taking its time making upgrades to a crosswalk on the Arborway. Meanwhile, DCR said those...

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Sights & Sounds, Oct. 24, 2014

October 24, 2014
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The deadline for listings is noon, Tues., Nov. 4 for the Nov. 7 issue. Send listings to reporter@jamaicaplaingazette.com. Note: 617 should be dialed before numbers below, unless another area...

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Jimmy Fund Support

October 24, 2014
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JP Agenda, Oct. 24, 2014

October 24, 2014
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The deadline for listings is noon, Tues., Nov. 4 for the Nov. 7 issue. Send listings to reporter@jamaicaplaingazette.com. Note: 617 should be dialed before numbers below, unless another area...

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Self Esteem Anniversary

October 24, 2014
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Self Esteem Anniversary

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Heath St. parcel project out to bids

October 24, 2014
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A request for proposals (RFP) to redevelopt 10 City-owned parcels along Heath Street was issued Oct. 6, with a preference for “affordable rental housing or mixed use development” clearly...

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Roslindale Neighbors: Roslindale Open Studios returns Nov. 1-2

October 24, 2014
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Kasey Davis Appleman displays her work at her home studio on Lindall Street during a previous Open Studios. (Courtesy Photos)

By Amy West/Special to the Gazette Want to meet local artists, get a jump on your holiday shopping, and experience all that Roslindale has to offer? Don’t miss Roslindale...

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Roslindale Neighbors: Renovated Adams Park reopens

October 24, 2014
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Roslindale Neighbors: Renovated Adams Park reopens

Roslindale’s Adams Park—the triangle formed by Washington, Poplar and South streets—officially reopened Oct. 18 with a ribbon-cutting with Mayor Martin Walsh after undergoing a $253,500 renovation that started last...

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Roslindale Neighbors: Compost program expands to Roslindale market

October 24, 2014
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The City recently expanded its compost drop-off program—and the Roslindale Village Main Street (RVMS) Farmer’s Market was one of five locations chosen to host it. Instead of tossing food...

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Roslindale Neighbors: RVMS to host Menino for anniversary celebration

October 24, 2014
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Editor’s Note: After this week’s issue of the Gazette went to press, former Mayor Menino announced that he is cancelling various book-related appearances as part of his decision to...

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Roslindale Neighbors: Substation project breaks ground

October 24, 2014
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Roslindale Neighbors: Substation project breaks ground

After 12 years of planning and hoping, a ground-breaking on the Roslindale Substation project was held Sept. 6. Some construction is already underway. The project is twofold: the rehabilitation...

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Roslindale Neighbors: City’s housing plan addresses JP, Rozzie gentrification

October 24, 2014
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Roslindale Neighbors: City’s housing plan addresses JP, Rozzie gentrification

Mayor Martin Walsh this month released a new housing plan calling for 53,000 new units to the City by 2030, which will help accommodate a population that is expected...

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Invitacion, Oct. 24, 2014

October 24, 2014
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El plazo para la lista de eventos es el 21 de octubre al mediodía para la publicación del 24 de octubre. Mande a reporter@jamaicaplaingazette.com. Atención: Marque el 617 antes...

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Sedgwick SLOG

October 24, 2014
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On the Police Beat, Oct. 5-19, 2014

October 24, 2014
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The following police incident reports are public records provided by the Community Service Office of the District E-13 Police Station, which is solely responsible for their content. All suspects...

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Zoo receives anonymous $1m gift

October 24, 2014
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Franklin Park Zoo received an anonymous gift of $1 million to support construction of Nature’s Neighborhoods at the new George Robert Fund Children’s Zoo on Oct. 10. This gift...

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JP orchestra aims to soothe mental woes

October 24, 2014
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A new Jamaica Plain ensemble called Me2/Orchestra aims to give people who suffer from mental illnesses a musical respite from any stigma they might endure elsewhere. “People living with...

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New Mural

October 24, 2014
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New Mural

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Hair salon doubles as piano lounge

October 24, 2014
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Three years after adding its chairs to Centre Street’s Soleil Salon, We Are Hair is expanding into the entertainment business with regular Thursday piano and open mic nights. Owner...

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Editorial: A change of tone on housing

October 24, 2014
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As the Gazette makes its twice-a-year return to Roslindale this week, we recall that neighborhood’s recent demographic history as a place where many JP artists and families relocated to...

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