Monthly Archives: September 2013

Council passes Arroyo’s ‘Invest in Boston’

September 27, 2013
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At-Large City Councilor Felix Arroyo, a Jamaica Plain resident, has for several years been pushing the “Invest in Boston” ordinance. The City Councilor passed that measure unanimously on Sept. 18, according to a press release. The “Invest in Boston” ordinance calls for the City to deposit funds only in banks that demonstrate they are...

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Election Dep’t uses wrong polling place name

September 27, 2013
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The Boston Election Department’s official polling place list for Tuesday’s city election gave an incorrect name for a Jamaica Plain polling place. The Gazette has not received any reports of voter confusion about the error. The guide on the department’s website (cityofboston.gov/elections) said the Agassiz Elementary School at 20 Child St. would be the...

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Star Power

September 27, 2013
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Star Power

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Driver faces charges in Arborway crash

September 27, 2013
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The 18-year-old driver who earlier this month caused a two-vehicle crash on the Arborway that sent six people to the hospital will face several criminal and civil charges, according to the Suffolk County District Attorney’s (DA) Office and State Police. Nikolas Papadopoulos, a West Roxbury resident, will be charged with the criminal offense of...

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Taste of JP moves to West Roxbury

September 27, 2013
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By John Ruch and Peter Shanley/Gazette Staff The Taste of Jamaica Plain, one of the neighborhood’s most popular annual events, will be held in West Roxbury this year after learning its longtime venue will be under renovation on its Nov. 21 date. “We are feverishly trying to find another spot,” said Bill Minkle, The...

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Sewing with a Heart

September 27, 2013
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Sewing with a Heart

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JP Agenda, Sept. 27, 2013

September 27, 2013
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The deadline for listings is noon, Tues., Oct. 8 for the Oct. 11 issue. Send listings to reporter@jamaicaplaingazette.com. Note: 617 should be dialed before numbers below, unless another area code is given. Meetings Public Service Committee of the Jamaica Plain Neighborhood Council Monthly Meeting, Oct. 1, 7pm, John F. Kennedy School, 7 Bolster St....

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Invitacion, Sept. 27, 2013

September 27, 2013
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La entrega para la lista de Invitación es al mediodía, el 8 de octubre para la publicación del 11 de octubre. Manda a news@jamaicaplaingazette.com. Atención: Marca el 617 antes de los números que salen abajo. Reuniones Public Service Committee de Jamaica Plain Neighborhood Council reunión mensual, 1 octubre, 7pm, John F. Kennedy School, 7...

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Real Estate Today: JP real estate market stays strong

September 27, 2013
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Real Estate Today: JP real estate market stays strong

The Jamaica Plain real estate market continues to be strong, but there is a dearth of available homes, according to local real estate agents. “It’s fantastic,” Karen McCormack of McCormack and Scanlan Real Estate said about the state of the market. But, she then added, it depends on who perspective it is, as sellers...

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Real Estate Today: Scale of Washington St. development worries neighbors

September 27, 2013
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A developer’s proposal for two buildings containing 20 residential units and more than 5,000 square feet of commercial space at 3371-3375 Washington St. and 197 Green St. is drawing concern from neighbors. Meanwhile, the proposal was scheduled to go before the Zoning Board of Appeals (ZBA) on Sept. 10, but has been delayed until...

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