Monthly Archives: October 2013

JP Agenda, Oct. 25, 2013

October 25, 2013
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The deadline for listings is noon, Tues., Nov. 5 for the Nov. 8 issue. Send listings to reporter@jamaicaplaingazette.com. Note: 617 should be dialed before numbers below, unless another area code is given. Meetings Jamaica Plain Neighborhood Council, Tues., Oct. 29, 7pm, First Baptist Church, 633 Centre St. jpnc.org. JPNC Zoning Committee, Wed., Nov. 6,...

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Sights and Sounds, Oct. 25, 2013

October 25, 2013
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The deadline for listings is noon, Tues., Nov. 5 for the Nov. 8 issue. Send listings to reporter@jamaicaplaingazette.com. Note: 617 should be dialed before numbers below, unless another area code is given. Halloween Events Happy Halloween Party and Parade, Connolly Branch Library, 433 Centre St., Thurs., Oct. 31, 3:30pm fun activities and treats for...

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Participacion, Oct. 25, 2013

October 25, 2013
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La entrega para la lista de Invitación es al mediodía, el 5 de noviembre para la publicación del 8 de noviembre. Manda a reporter@jamaicaplaingazette.com. Atención: Marca el 617 antes de los números que salen abajo. Eventos de Halloween Fiesta y desfile de Halloween, Connolly Branch Library, 433 Centre St., jueves 31 octubre, 3:30pm actividades...

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Business of the Year

October 25, 2013
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Business of the Year

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Editorial: Vote Nov. 5

October 25, 2013
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Boston holds its biggest election in decades on Tues., Nov. 5. We urge you not only to vote, but also to take this grand opportunity to ask questions and make demands. Elected officials, current and hopeful, rarely will be more likely to really listen. John Connolly and Marty Walsh both present strong arguments for...

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Editorial: Cheers to JP groups

October 25, 2013
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What a neighborhood JP is—thanks to the remarkable organizing instincts of its own residents. Tonight, Pulitzer-winning author Junot Díaz will speak in JP as part of the impressive JP Reads series. Next week, the hit Egleston Farmers Market returns, thanks to JP activists. This week, we also introduce you to JP Makers, a new...

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Editorial: Public ad standards

October 25, 2013
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Offering publicly owned real estate to private corporations for devices that often bear advertising or logos appears to be the way of Boston’s future. Particularly in Boston’s parks, it is time to review existing standards on the appearance of such ads and devices, and create new ones where needed. City Council candidates at Franklin...

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Top Volunteers

October 25, 2013
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Top Volunteers

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New bubbler installed at Jamaica Pond

October 25, 2013
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A new water fountain and water bottle filling station was installed this month in Jamaica Pond Park at the corner of the Jamaicaway and Perkins Street. The water fountain includes a water bottle filling station, as well as a drinking fountain. It was unveiled on Oct. 9. “Jamaica Pond was the perfect place to...

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More Hubway stations come to JP

October 23, 2013
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Two more Hubway bike-share stations—at the Jackson Square T Station and the Green Street T Station—have been installed in Jamaica Plain. It is unclear when the new stations were installed. Hubway is a collaboration between the City and a private company. The stations allow people to rent bicycles from an automated system, with registration...

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