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BPDA again delays vote on Plan: JP/Rox study

November 25, 2016
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The Boston Planning and Development Agency (BPDA) again delayed a vote on the Plan: JP/Rox study, as the agency and other City departments continue conversations with neighborhood groups. Meanwhile, the “Neighborhood Alliance,” which is a coalition of groups in the study area, said that BPDA is working on an amendment to the study plan....

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Attendees approve of Franklin Park pathways improvement plan

November 25, 2016
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The Boston Parks and Recreation Department (BPRD) held a meeting on Nov. 17 to inform the public about upcoming improvements to Franklin Park’s entrances and pathways. Overall, the attendees were pleased with the plan. BPRD and the Franklin Park community collaborated in 2012 and...

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BPDA board approves revised 64 Allandale St. project despite opposition

November 25, 2016
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The Boston Planning and Development Agency (BPDA) board during its Nov. 17 meeting approved the revised 64 Allandale St. project despite continuing concerns from abutters and residents. The project is expected to go before the City’s Zoning Board of Appeals (ZBA) on Dec. 13....

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Oficiales electos salen en defensa de los inmigrantes

November 25, 2016
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De Beth Treffeisen Especial a la Gaceta Tras la elección del nuevo presidente de los Estados Unidos, Donald Trump, y debido a sus amenazas recientes contra las comunidades inmigrantes...

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Walsh aims to protect workers

November 25, 2016
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By Beth Treffeisen Special to the Gazette Mayor Martin Walsh recenlty filed an ordinance aimed at further protecting the safety of workers and the public by allowing the City...

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Mayor’s trolley tour, tree lighting Dec. 3 in JP

November 25, 2016
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The “Mayor’s Enchanted Trolley Tour & Tree Lighting” will be coming to Jamaica Plain on Dec. 3, according to a press release. “The trolley tour and tree lightings are...

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JP Observer: City effort would replace plastic shopping bags

November 25, 2016
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Plastic shopping bags litter our landscape. Inflated by the wind, they blow from tree branches too high to reach. Bunched up, they block storm drains. They improperly fill recycling...

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JPer pens historical fiction novel

November 25, 2016
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Sam Allis, a Jamaica Plain resident and prolific journalist, has released his first book, a historical fiction novel titled “A Hero of Two Worlds.” The novel follows the life...

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BPDA board approves 76 Stonley Road project

November 25, 2016
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The Boston Planning and Development Agency board during its Nov. 17 meeting approved the 76 Stonley Road project. But the Stonybrook Neighborhood Association still has issues with some aspects...

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Elected officials come out in continued support of Boston immigrants

November 25, 2016
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By Beth Treffeisen Special to the Gazette Following the recent election of Donald Trump as the President of the United States and his recent threats to the nation’s immigrant...

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Sights and Sounds, Nov. 25, 2016

November 25, 2016
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The deadline for listings is noon, Tues. Dec. 6 for the Dec. 9 issue. Send listings to [email protected] Note: 617 should be dialed before numbers below, unless another area...

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Imagine Boston 2030 draft plan looks to the edges for continued growth

November 25, 2016
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By Beth Treffeisen Special to the Gazette In order to accommodate the continued growth in both jobs and population, the citywide draft plan under Imagine Boston 2030 has pointed...

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JP Agenda, Nov. 25, 2016

November 25, 2016
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The deadline for listings is noon, Tues., Dec. 6 for the Dec. 9 issue. Send listings to [email protected] Note: 617 should be dialed before numbers below, unless another area...

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Invitacion, Nov. 25, 2016

November 25, 2016
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El plazo para la sección de participación es al mediodía, martes, el 6 de diciembre para la edición del 9 de diciembre. Mande eventos a [email protected] Note: marca el...

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Op-Ed: Moving forward

November 25, 2016
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There’s no way around it: this has been a divisive national election. For many months, we have been following the presidential race, and in the early morning hours of...

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Letter: Standing up for BLM

November 25, 2016
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A letter in the Oct. 28 issue of the Jamaica Plain Gazette attempted to equate criticism of Israel with anti-Semitism. I wholeheartedly disagree. I am Jewish and very critical...

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Letter: Also standing up for BLM

November 25, 2016
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In response to the (editorial) letter written by Mr. Spivak in the Oct. 28 Gazette, we, the undersigned clergy of Jamaica Plain, want to express our continued support of...

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Letter: Parking a problem in Forest Hills

November 25, 2016
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The Forest Hills area around the T station is a tough place to park now for the residents. At one of the meetings allowing the public to attend pertaining...

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Letter: Next steps after Question 2

November 25, 2016
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Last Wednesday I received an email congratulating me on the defeat of
 ballot question 2. After spending months trying to prevent this
 measure from passing, I was incredibly relieved...

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Letter: Shop Locally First

November 25, 2016
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I have been asked, “Why are you a member of JP Local First?” Well, I choose to spend my money where I think it will do the most good....

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Letter: Protect mother earth

November 25, 2016
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I know that many of your readers, like me, have been reeling from the election results of Nov. 8.  More than ever, we all know that it is time...

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Trump, marijuana win

November 11, 2016
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In a stunning upset, Republican Donald Trump was elected President of the United States on Nov. 8, according to the Associated Press. Trump beat out several challengers, including Democrat...

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Residents reject revised 64 Allandale St. proposal

November 11, 2016
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Jacqueline Nunez, the developer of the 64 Allandale St. project, brought a revised proposal to a Nov. 7 community meeting, but the vast majority of attendees rejected it, expressing...

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ELECTION 2016

November 11, 2016
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ELECTION 2016

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