Monthly Archives: October 2013

Invitacion, Oct. 11, 2013

October 11, 2013
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La entrega para la lista de Invitación es al mediodía, el 22 de octubre para la publicación del 25 de octubre. Manda a news@jamaicaplaingazette.com. Atención: Marca el 617 antes de los números que salen abajo. Reuniones Reunión del comité de urbanización de Jamaica Plain Neighborhood Council, miércoles, 16 octubre, 7pm, Farnsworth House, 90 South...

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JP Kids: Library recommends Halloween books for kids

October 11, 2013
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JP Kids: Library recommends Halloween books for kids

Halloween is right around the corner, and what better way to get into the spirit than to curl up with some scary stories and seasonal tales? Laura Foner, the children’s librarian at Hyde Square’s Connolly Branch Library, recommended dozens of beloved books for readers of all ages. We narrowed it down to these: “Hoy...

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JP Kids: Match reaches high MCAS scores

October 11, 2013
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JP Kids: Match reaches high MCAS scores

A group of fourth-graders at the Match Community Day Elementary School in Jamaica Plain recently received noteworthy MCAS scores. Principal Kate Carpenter Bernier placed the credit on the school’s structure and tutoring program. The Match School teaches third and fourth grades at 215 Forest Hills St. and kindergarten through second grade at 86 Wachusetts...

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JP Kids: Big Sister

October 11, 2013
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JP Kids: Big Sister

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JP Kids: State: Kennedy School is on right track

October 11, 2013
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HYDE SQ.—The John F. Kennedy Elementary School at 7 Bolster St. is moving in the right direction, as it was recently named an improving school by the state Department of Education. Principal Waleska Landing-Rivera credits teachers, parents and a social and emotional program called “Open Circle” for the improvement. The Kennedy School was designated...

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JP Kids: Helping Children

October 11, 2013
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JP Kids: Helping Children

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JP Kids: Library to hold annual Halloween parade

October 11, 2013
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HYDE SQ.—The Friends of the Connolly Branch Library is sponsoring the annual Halloween Party and Parade for kids this year. The event will take place on Thurs., Oct. 31, and will begin at 3:30 p.m. at the 433 Centre St. library in Hyde Square.       There will be free activities available, including face painting,...

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Apple Pals

October 11, 2013
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Apple Pals

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Editorial: Hubway welcome, secrecy not

October 11, 2013
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The Hubway bike share system is a welcome, long-requested addition to JP. That only makes the City of Boston’s arrogant secrecy over choosing its locations all the more perplexing. Hubway has been a success by any measure, and stations in such outlying neighborhoods as JP are an important part of its expanding web, to...

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Editorial: JPNC involvement

October 11, 2013
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It is our duty to encourage JP residents to vote in the Oct. 19 Jamaica Plain Neighborhood Council election. But we recognize that enthusiasm will be hard to muster for a noncompetitive election whose results are essentially already known. So we also will encourage residents to seek appointment to fill the JPNC’s eight empty...

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