Monthly Archives: February 2014

Letter: Failed logic in T’s rejection of bus yard move

February 28, 2014
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As a 1,000-hour survivor of the Community Planning Committee for the Arborway Yard process, plus a year of Facility Design Review meetings, I believe Ms. Oliveira’s latest article allowed a glimpse at the biggest reason for our frustrations and disappointments of the past 15 years. (“Support grows for new T bus yard,” Feb. 14.)...

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JPNC Zoning supports take-out license for Cuban restaurant

February 28, 2014
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The Old Havana Restaurant at 349 Centre St. requested support for a take-out license application, and the owners of 83-85 Brookside Ave. requested support for a new rooftop deck, at the Feb. 19 meeting of the Jamaica Plain Neighborhood Council’s (JPNC) Zoning Committee. According to Committee Chair David Baron, no one on the committee...

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Man shot, seriously wounded

February 28, 2014
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WOODBOURNE—Police found a man shot and seriously wounded behind a Woodbourne home in the early morning hours of Feb. 19, according to the Boston Police Department (BPD). Responding around 1 a.m. to a reported shooting, officers found an unidentified man in his 30s lying in a rear driveway behind 381 Hyde Park Ave. He...

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On the Police Beat, Feb. 9-23, 2014

February 28, 2014
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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. Feb. 23: Sexual assault (location classified); juvenile charged with trespassing, 934 Parker St.; larceny, 11 Priesing St.; auto...

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Demo delay meeting set for Forest Hills house

February 27, 2014
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A demolition delay meeting has been set for March 5 for a two-story house with a separate garage building at 57 Wachusett St. The meeting is scheduled for 6 p.m. at Curtis Hall, which is located at 20 South St. The demolition delay ordinance, which is Article 85 of the zoning code, requires an...

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Northeastern Recruits New Class for Youth Education Program

February 27, 2014
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Northeastern University is now accepting applicants for its highly successful Youth Development Initiative Project. YDIP provides middle school youth (students currently in sixth grade) from housing developments neighboring Northeastern with academic and counseling programming during the school year, after school and Saturdays, as well as a six-week summer program that focuses on career exposure,...

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State of Neighborhood event slated for Feb. 27

February 24, 2014
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The fourth annual State of Our Neighborhood Forum, a community conversation about racial justice and equity organized by the Jamaica Plain Forum, is slated for Feb. 27, 6-9 p.m., at the Kennedy Elementary School on Bolster Street. This year’s theme is “Ain’t No One Can Afford This,” about the high cost of living in JP and...

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Officials question Shattuck child care’s pending closure

February 14, 2014
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Officials question Shattuck child care’s pending closure

FOREST HILLS—Seven months after the state-subsidized Shattuck Child Care Center was given its official eviction and de-funding notice, it is no closer to finding a new permanent home, despite getting help from local elected officials.“It’s really unfortunate. Very, very, very sad, really,” said state Rep. Liz Malia, blasting the lack of resolution. “The ...

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Mail problems lead to staff changes

February 14, 2014
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The spate of mail delivery problems that hit Jamaica Plain last month has resulted in managerial changes, according to United States Postal Service spokesperson Melissa Lohnes. The Gazette reported last month that several areas of Jamaica Plain had problems with undelivered mail, including St. Rose, Boylston and Jamaica Streets, as well as Robinwood and...

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English High Art

February 14, 2014
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English High Art

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