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JPers head to the polls Sept. 8 for state primary

August 26, 2016
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Jamaica Plain voters will head to the polls Sept. 8 for the state primary, which will feature several local contested races. Democratic state Sen. Sonia Chang-Diaz (2nd Suffolk District) is battling Roy Owens, a regular candidate for elected office, to remain in her seat, while Democratic state Rep. Liz Malia (11th Suffolk District) will...

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Most attendees at 76 Stonley Road meeting agreeable to new plan

August 26, 2016
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By Sara Selevitch Special to the Gazette Roughly twenty people gathered in the English High School cafeteria on Aug. 16 to discuss revisions to the 76 Stonley Road project proposal, with most attendees agreeable to the new plan.          Development team members Bryan Austin...

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La mayoría de los asistentes aceptan el nuevo plan para 76 Stonley Road

August 26, 2016
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De Sara Selevitch Especial a la Gaceta Aproximadamente veinte personas se reunieron en la cafetería de English High School el 16 de agosto para discutir las revisiones al propuesto proyecto en 76 Stonley Road, y la mayoría de los asistentes aceptaron el nuevo plan....

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Effort underway to bring JP a dog park after City shuts down Beecher Street

August 26, 2016
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Jamaica Plain dog owners and City Councilor Matt O’Malley are taking actions to establish a legal dog park in the neighborhood, potentially on the Southwest Corridor Park, after the...

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BOSTON FILM GALA EXHIBITOR

August 26, 2016
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BOSTON FILM GALA EXHIBITOR

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Shattuck Child Care Center is granted extension to stay on campus

August 26, 2016
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The state has granted the Shattuck Child Care Center (SCCC) an extension to the end of June to remain on the Shattuck Hospital campus. The center had previously been...

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JP Observer: Local woman at hub of green space communications

August 26, 2016
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Everyone who knows her pretty much agrees: Sarah Freeman is a force of nature. The Jamaica Plain resident exhibits relentless energy to keep the community informed about and advocate...

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Santander donates funds to Urban Edge

August 26, 2016
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Urban Edge recently received a $35,000 grant from Santander Bank to supplement its Homeowner and Financial Education program, according to a press release. The program offers first-time homebuyer education,...

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Invitacion, Aug. 26, 2016

August 26, 2016
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El plazo para la sección de participación es al mediodía, martes, el 6 de septiembre para la edición del 9 de septiembre. Mande eventos a [email protected] Note: marca el...

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Jackson Sq. Site III approved

August 26, 2016
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The Boston Redevelopment Authority (BRA) during its Aug. 11 meeting approved Site III of the Jackson Square redevelopment. The Jamaica Plain Neighborhood Development Corporation (JPNDC) with their partner The...

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BRA board approves City Realty’s Washington St. development

August 26, 2016
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The Boston Redevelopment Authority (BRA) board during its Aug. 11 meeting approved the controversial development proposal for 3193 Washington St. City Realty’s plan for a 40-unit development at 3193...

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City releases RFP for Hyde Square art installation

August 26, 2016
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The City recently released a request for proposal (RFP) for an art installation in Hyde Square, according to a press release. The art installation will be implemented as part...

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HSTF NEW EXECUTIVE DIRECTOR

August 26, 2016
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HSTF NEW EXECUTIVE DIRECTOR

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BRA releases draft of Plan: JP/Rox

August 26, 2016
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The Boston Redevelopment Authority released a draft copy of the Plan: JP/Rox planning study last month and it incorporates much of what has been discussed in the many community...

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JP Agenda, Aug. 26, 2016

August 26, 2016
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The deadline for listings is noon, Tues., Sept. 6 for the Sept. 9 issue. Send listings to [email protected] Note: 617 should be dialed before numbers below, unless another area...

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Sights and Sounds, Aug. 26, 2016

August 26, 2016
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The deadline for listings is noon, Tues. Sept. 6 for the Sept. 9 issue. Send listings to [email protected] Note: 617 should be dialed before numbers below, unless another area...

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Letter: Sidewalk trees are pleasant

August 26, 2016
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As Jamaica Plain residents we are privileged to have some of the city’s best parks right in our neighborhood. And sidewalk trees go a long way toward making the...

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Letter: Vote no on Questions 2

August 26, 2016
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I have worked for 10 plus years in traditional public schools, charter schools, and the central office of a large urban school district. I have worked in schools in...

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Letter: Local elections matter

August 26, 2016
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As the co-chairs of the Jamaica Plain Progressives, we urge our neighbors in JP to support Katie Forde for the Suffolk County Register of Deeds. The reasons to support...

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Op-Ed: National Night Out

August 26, 2016
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By Mayor Martin Walsh Recently, I visited neighborhoods across Boston, from Hyde Park to Brighton, from Mattapan to East Boston, for “National Night Out” with members of the Boston...

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City ends off-leash Beecher Street dog park

August 12, 2016
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Boston Parks and Recreation Department (BPRD) has announced that because of complaints, the Beecher Street Park is no longer to be used as a space for dogs to run...

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SNA members weigh-in on Plan: JP/Rox study

August 12, 2016
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By Sara Selevitch Special to the Gazette Roughly 25 community members gathered on July 27 at Doyle’s Cafe for a joint Boston Redevelopment Authority (BRA) and Stonybrook Neighborhood Association...

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A NIGHT OF GREAT MUSIC

August 12, 2016
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A NIGHT OF GREAT MUSIC

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Developer revises plan for James’s Gate parking lot; reveals proposal for James’s Gate site

August 12, 2016
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The developer for the project at the former James’s Gate parking lot at 14-16 McBride St. has updated his proposal to include two, three-story townhouses. He has also revealed...

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