Monthly Archives: August 2013

Lawsuit could affect JPNC election

August 16, 2013
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The Jamaica Plain Neighborhood Council’s (JPNC) controversial lawsuit against a real estate project could have an impact on the council’s upcoming election. Potential candidates will have to consider the JPNC’s connection to a lawsuit that likely will remain under appeal during the entire campaign process. And the next JPNC chair will be the plaintiff...

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New Mural

August 16, 2013
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New Mural

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Sights and Sounds, Aug. 16, 2013

August 16, 2013
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The deadline for listings is noon, Tues., Aug. 27 for the Aug. 30 issue. Send listings to reporter@jamaicaplaingazette.com. Note: 617 should be dialed before numbers below, unless another area code is given. Special Events First Thursday, community art shows and walkabout, throughout Centre and South streets, Thurs., Sept. 5, 6-8pm. Info: jpcentresouthmainstreets.org. Music Singing...

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Play Time

August 16, 2013
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Play Time

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Invitación, Aug. 16, 2013

August 16, 2013
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La entrega para la lista de Invitación es al mediodía, el 27 de agosto para la publicación del 30 de agosto. Manda a news@jamaicaplaingazette.com. Atención: Marca el 617 antes de los números que salen abajo. Reuniones Zoning Board of Appeals, martes, 20 agosto, 9:30am: 23-25 Chestnut Sq. (subdividir la parcela, construir un edificio de...

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Puppy Patient

August 16, 2013
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Puppy Patient

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ESMS starts corridor guideline process for Washington St.

August 16, 2013
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Egleston Square Main Streets (ESMS) will focus on creating development guidelines for Egleston Square and the Washington Street corridor following two neighborhood “visioning” meetings and further meetings with other neighborhood groups. A community meeting will be held in the fall to discuss progress on the project, ESMS Executive Director Betsy Cowan told the Gazette....

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Cuban baseball players to return to JP

August 16, 2013
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A team of senior Cuban baseball players, including several major league and national team legends, will play softball against an American team this month in Jamaica Plain in a repeat of a popular event last summer. The “Friendship Games” visit Aug. 22-29 will include an Aug. 24, 10 a.m., pick-up game at Pinebank Field...

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Happy 100th

August 16, 2013
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Happy 100th

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JP’s population about the same as a year ago

August 16, 2013
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Jamaica Plain’s population is statistically the same as it was a year ago, according to the latest U.S. Census Bureau data, which has a significant margin of error. But the main U.S. Census, which is more accurate, showed that JP’s population has declined over the past decade and the new data’s numbers are lower...

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