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Mayor Walsh is sworn in to serve second term

January 12, 2018
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By Beth Treffeisen Special to the Gazette On New Year’s Day morning, Mayor Martin Walsh took his oath of office and was sworn in to his second term as the 54th Mayor of Boston in front of a large crowd filled with residents, supporters, faith leaders, and elected officials in the Cutler Majestic Theatre....

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Local nonprofit struggles to find home in JP

January 12, 2018
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Boston Makers, a local makerspace founded and run by Jamaica Plain residents, is struggling to find permanent space to open in the neighborhood before its time is up at the Eliot School in mid-March 2018. A makerspace is like an artists’ co-op wherein members...

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CELEBRATION OF JAMAICA POND

January 12, 2018
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CELEBRATION OF JAMAICA POND

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BPS will not implement new start times after blowback

January 12, 2018
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After releasing new start and end times for 105 of the 125 schools in the system for next school year, Boston Public Schools (BPS) is putting the brakes on...

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El Alcalde Walsh renueva su mandato

January 12, 2018
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El primero de enero, el Alcalde Martin Walsh renovó su mandato de alcalde de Boston en frente de una audiencia grande de residentes, líderes espirituales y oficiales electos en...

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Nine charged with drug, firearm violations around Mildred C. Hailey Apartments

January 12, 2018
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Nine men, including eight of whom are alleged gang members and associates, were recently charged in connection with committing drug and firearms violations around the Mildred C. Hailey Apartments,...

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BPDA to host IAG meeting for 125 Amory St. redevelopment

January 12, 2018
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The Boston Planning and Development Agency (BPDA) will host an impact advisory group (IAG) meeting for the 125 Amory St. redevelopment on Jan. 23. The meeting will take place...

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New artist exhibition at JP Library

January 12, 2018
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The Friends of the Jamaica Plain Branch of the Boston Public Library in partnership with Uforge recently announced the three-dimensional work of Jamaica Plain-based artist Liliana Marquez will be...

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Here’s Looking at You, JP: Did you have to eat what your parents served?

January 12, 2018
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By Gustaf Berger / Special to the Gazette My sweetheart’s mother prepared and served food her father enjoyed, and she had to eat everything even if she didn’t like...

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Crime Beat

January 12, 2018
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K9 Police Unit discovers gun after armed robbery On Dec. 30, Boston Police Department (BPD) officers arrested Saquan Hines, 21, of Norwood for an armed robbery at a convenience...

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Q. and A. with ‘hot sauce man’

January 12, 2018
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Jamaica Plain resident Rohan Sookraj, who is known as “the hot sauce man” and ‘the pepper guy’, grew up in South Oropouche, Trinidad. He came to the United States...

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Sights and Sounds, Jan. 12, 2017

January 12, 2018
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The deadline for listings is noon, Tues. Jan. 23 for the Jan. 26 issue. Send listings to reporter@jamaicaplaingazette.com. Note: 617 should be dialed before numbers below, unless another area...

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Invitacion, Jan. 12, 2017

January 12, 2018
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Plazo para calendario de eventos: martes, 23 enero para la edición del 26 ene. Mande eventos a reporter@jamaicaplaingazette.com. Para los números abajo, el código de área es 617. Reuniones...

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JP Agenda, Jan. 12, 2017

January 12, 2018
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The deadline for listings is noon, Tues. Jan. 23 for the Jan. 26 issue. Send listings to reporter@jamaicaplaingazette.com. Note: 617 should be dialed before numbers below, unless another area...

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Emerald Necklace Conservancy celebrates 20 years

January 12, 2018
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The Emerald Necklace Conservancy is reflecting on its past accomplishments and future goals as it celebrates 20 years in existence. The organization restores and improves the Emerald Necklace park...

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Op-eds

January 12, 2018
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A remembrance for Christine By Gerry Wright Christine Cooper was the heart, mind, and soul of the restoration at Jamaica Pond park during the last 25 years of the...

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Letters:

January 12, 2018
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On Joe Timilty’s passing As someone who loved politics and worked with many of Boston’s elected officials, I always thought highly of Joe Timilty and was saddened to hear of his...

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Council President Campbell ready to continue transparency, access at Council

January 12, 2018
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By Seth Daniel Special to the Gazette Growing up in the South End and attending schools in East Boston, it was clear upon hearing the life story of new...

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Obituary: Christine C. Cooper

January 2, 2018
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Obituary: Christine C. Cooper

COOPER, CHRISTINE C. of Jamaica Plain, surrounded by her loving family died on Thursday, December 28, 2017. Beloved daughter of the late Patrick E. and Mary A. Cooper formerly...

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Parents unhappy over BPS new start times

December 22, 2017
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Boston Public Schools (BPS) has released new start and end times for 105 of the 125 schools in the system for the next school year and the reaction from...

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Casey Arborway project to finish in 2018

December 22, 2017
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At a public update meeting on Dec. 6, contractors and the state Department of Transportation (MassDOT) representatives informed the community that the Casey Arborway project will be completed by...

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Winners Celebration

December 22, 2017
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Winners Celebration

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MassDOT picks buyers for JP parcels

December 22, 2017
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After a public bidding process, the state Department of Transportation (MassDOT) has designated buyers for several public parcels totaling 30,135 square feet near the Southwest Corridor Park that it...

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Proyecto de Casey Arborway se acaba en 2018

December 22, 2017
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En una reunión pública el 6 de diciembre, el departamento de transporte del estado (MassDOT) y sus contratistas anunciaron que el proyecto de Casey Arborway se acabará a finales...

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