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Plan: JP/Rox study heads to BPDA board; opposition remains

February 10, 2017
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The Plan: JP/Rox study is slated to go before the Boston Planning and Development Agency (BPDA) board during its next meeting, but neighborhood groups continue to draw issues with the current proposal. The BPDA board will review the plan during its March 2 meeting and will likely approve it. The BPDA staff only submits...

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JPNC’s Zoning Committee unanimously approves affordable development

February 10, 2017
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The Jamaica Plain Neighborhood Council’s (JPNC) Zoning Committee unanimously voted on Feb. 1 to approve Jamaica Plain Neighborhood Development Corporation (JPNDC)’s plan to construct a 100 percent affordable development in Jackson Square at 25 Amory St. The property at 25 Amory Street will be...

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GRAND REOPENING

February 10, 2017
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GRAND REOPENING

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City requests 151 new liquor licenses from state leaders

February 10, 2017
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By Seth Daniel Special to the Gazette   Putting last year’s low-level feud over control of liquor licenses for Boston in the past, Mayor Martin Walsh and the Boston...

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JPNC unánimemente aprueba desarrollo asequible

February 10, 2017
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El 1 de febrero el comité de zonificación de JPNC (Jamaica Plain Neighborhood Council) aprobó unánimemente el plan de JPNDC (Jamaica Plain Neighborhood Development Corporation) para construir un desarrollo...

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City Realty’s Washington St. project to start construction in fall

February 10, 2017
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Construction will begin on City Realty’s 3193 Washington St. sometime this fall, according City Realty spokesperson Andrew Scherding. Construction is expected to take 12 months. The City’s Zoning Board...

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Stonybrook’s Slow Streets program in ‘final stages’

February 10, 2017
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The Stonybrook neighborhood’s Slow Streets program is in the “final stages” of design and will be implemented sometime this year, according to Boston Transportation Department (BTD) spokesperson Tracey Ganiatsos....

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Artist chosen for Hyde Square project

February 10, 2017
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The City has chosen Spanish artist Cristina Parreño Alonso to create a public art project as part of the Hyde Square reconstruction, according to a press release. A request...

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JP Agenda, Feb. 10, 2017

February 10, 2017
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The deadline for listings is noon, Tues., Feb. 21 for the Feb. 24 issue. Send listings to reporter@jamaicaplaingazette.com. Note: 617 should be dialed before numbers below, unless another area...

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HJSMS releases business profile of district

February 10, 2017
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Hyde/Jackson Square Main Street (HJSMS), a business promotion organization, has released a business profile document of the district that has found that the area has “great transit access” and...

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Residents meet to discuss potential dog park

February 10, 2017
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While waiting for an official meeting to be planned by the state Department of Conservation (DCR), Jamaica Plain dog owners have held their own meeting to discuss potential locations...

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HSTF youths to rally for rec center

February 10, 2017
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Members of the Hyde Square Task Force, a youth-oriented nonprofit, will be hosting a rally and press conference at the Jackson Square T Station on Feb. 13 at 4:30...

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ZBA approves 76 Stonley Road project

February 10, 2017
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The City’s Zoning Board of Appeals (ZBA) voted on Feb. 7 to approve variances for the 76 Stonley Road project, according to Inspectional Services Department (ISD) spokesperson Lisa Timberlake....

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The Last Streetcar to Arborway, part II

February 10, 2017
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The Last Streetcar to Arborway, part II

By Franklyn P. Salimbene Salimbene, a longtime Jamaica Plain resident who is a board member of the Arborway Committee for Public transit, Inc and a senior lecturer in law...

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Sights and Sounds, Feb. 10, 2017

February 10, 2017
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The deadline for listings is noon, Tues. Feb. 21 for the Feb. 24 issue. Send listings to reporter@jamaicaplaingazette.com. Note: 617 should be dialed before numbers below, unless another area...

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Invitacion, Feb. 10, 2017

February 10, 2017
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El plazo para la sección de participación es al mediodía, martes, el 21 de febrero para la edición del 24 de febrero. Mande eventos a reporter@jamaicaplaingazette.com. Note: marca el...

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Letters:

February 10, 2017
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The uncertain future—and response by American left From the Occupy movement of 2011 to the Bernie Sanders campaign, to resisting the Trump administration, the American left is now faced...

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Op-Ed: Standing up for our values

February 10, 2017
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By Mayor Martin Walsh Looking back, I am so proud to be a Bostonian—and to be your Mayor. On Jan. 27, President Trump made good on his divisive campaign...

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Obituary: Richard C. Hoeh, former JP resident, dies

February 10, 2017
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Obituary: Richard C. Hoeh, former JP resident, dies

Richard Charles “Mike” Hoeh died on Jan. 26, with his wife and eldest daughter by his side. He had been in home hospice care in Bethel, Maine, since a...

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Obituary: Dawn Marie MacLeod, JP resident, dies

February 10, 2017
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Obituary: Dawn Marie MacLeod, JP resident, dies

Dawn Marie MacLeod, a Forest Hills resident, died on Jan. 24. She was 53. Wife of Eric H. Brown; loving mother of Meghan MacLeod of Dedham and Katherine Rohlfing...

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Bridge named after JP brothers

February 10, 2017
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Legislation was passed at the State House to officially name the Jamaicaway bridge over Route 9 on the Mission Hill/Jamaica Plain border as the Lance Corporal Alexander Arredondo and...

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Neighbors of Bicon Dental sue over company’s occupancy permit

February 8, 2017
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FOREST HILLS—The long battle between Bicon Dental Implants and its neighbors is continuing, as the Gazette has learned that members of the Yale Terrace Neighborhood Association has a lawsuit...

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Lingering criticism for Plan: JP/Rox planning study; Jackson hits process

January 27, 2017
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Over 180 residents attended the most recent presentation of the Plan: JP/Rox plan on Jan. 18, many of whom publicly commented about where they believed there was still holes...

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Councilor Tito Jackson announces bid for mayor

January 27, 2017
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By Seth Daniel Special to the Gazette When Councilor Tito Jackson took to the podium to announce his bid for mayor at the Haley House Cafe in Roxbury on...

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