Monthly Archives: December 2013

On the Police Beat, Nov. 12-Dec. 1, 2013

December 6, 2013
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The following police incident reports are public records provided by the Community Service Office of the District E-13 Police Station, which is solely responsible for their content. All suspects are innocent unless proven guilty in court. Dec. 1: Assault and battery, 3557 Washington St. Nov. 30: Larceny, 209 Wachusett St.; missing property, 716 Centre...

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Centre/South Main Streets has new director

December 6, 2013
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Centre/South Main Streets has new director

Jamaica Plain’s Centre/South Main Streets (CSMS), a business promotion organization, has a new executive director, Andrew Zarro, which further stabilizes the organization after a tumultuous period. CSMS is rebounding from late 2012 and the beginning of this year, when the organization saw a change of leadership and had its nonprofit status revoked. CSMS eventually...

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Domino’s delays local zoning hearing

December 4, 2013
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The franchisee seeking to open a Domino’s Pizza in Egleston Square delayed an appearance before the Jamaica Plain Neighborhood Council Zoning Committee originally slated for Dec. 4. According to committee chair David Baron, the “applicant’s representative said they wanted to go through more of the permitting process and conduct meetings with the neighbors before...

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JPNC lawsuit settlement deal reached

December 3, 2013
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With a deal for more affordable housing and a pedestrian path, the Jamaica Plain Neighborhood Council (JPNC) has agreed to settle its lawsuit against an apartment project at 161 S. Huntington Ave. The deal announced today would end the JPNC’s controversial, nearly year-old suit against the Boston Residential Group (BRG) and the City’s Zoning Board...

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