Monthly Archives: March 2014

O’Malley supports Boston Olympic bid

March 28, 2014
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If local City Councilor Matt O’Malley gets his way, the world’s eyes will be on Boston in 2024 for the Summer Olympics. “I was watching the Summer Olympics in London in 2012, and I thought, ‘Why not Boston?’” he told the Gazette. O’Malley, a Jamaica Plain resident, said he realizes it’s a “magnificent undertaking,”...

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Social Service

March 28, 2014
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Social Service

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Sights and Sounds, March 28, 2014

March 28, 2014
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The deadline for listings is noon, Tues., April 8 for the April 11 issue. Send listings to reporter@jamaicaplaingazette.com. Note: 617 should be dialed before numbers below, unless another area code is given. Special Events First Thursday art walk, evening of Thurs., April 3, Centre/South corridor shops. Info: centresouth.org. Music Thaddeus Hogarth/John Baboian Jazz duo,...

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JP author helps others live alone

March 28, 2014
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JP author helps others live alone

Jamaica Plain-based author Nancy Goldner just published a book, “Living Solo,” aimed at helping people live alone. A psychotherapist who has now hosted two talks about the subject at JP’s Connolly Branch Library, she told the Gazette that she sees many people who are struggling with facing a future without a partner. “There are...

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Boys All-Stars

March 28, 2014
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Boys All-Stars

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Girls All-Stars

March 28, 2014
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Girls All-Stars

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Tres Gatos to raise funds for local nonprofits

March 28, 2014
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HYDE SQ.—Tres Gatos, a restaurant and music-and-book store located at 470 Centre St., is kicking off a fundraising campaign April 1 that will support local nonprofits, according to owner David Doyle. “Needless to say, the more the community gets involved in spreading the word, the more successful it will be. Our goal is not...

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JP Agenda, March 28, 2014

March 28, 2014
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The deadline for listings is noon, Tues., April 8 for the April 11 issue. Send listings to reporter@jamaicaplaingazette.com. Note: 617 should be dialed before numbers below, unless another area code is given. Meetings JPNC Zoning Committee, April 1, 7pm, Curtis Hall, 20 South St., agenda to include: transfer of Ban Chiang House, 707 Centre...

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Real Estate Today: JP home sales prices up 18-30%

March 28, 2014
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The most expensive home sold between March 3 and March 10 was a four-bedroom, three-and-a-half-bath unit at 97 Perkins St. The sale price was $970,000. (Gazette Photo by Peter Shanley)

Jamaica Plain real estate agents are saying that the market continues to be strong and one agent is prophesizing that there is no bubble to be burst on the horizon. “People are placing significant down payments or all cash,” said Colleen McCormack of McCormack & Scanlan Real Estate. She said that a real estate...

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Real Estate Today: The state of S. Huntington projects

March 28, 2014
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Real Estate Today: The state of S. Huntington projects

S. Huntington Avenue has become a focal point of development in Jamaica Plain with two large construction projects in the works and the ongoing sale of the mammoth former Goddard House building. The two construction projects are the 195-unit “The Serenity” building at 105a S. Huntington Ave. and the 196-unit “Olmsted Place” building at...

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