Monthly Archives: April 2014

Invitacion, April 25, 2014

April 25, 2014
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El plazo para la lista de eventos es al mediodía, el 6 de mayo para la publicación del 9 de mayo. Mande a reporter@jamaicaplaingazette.com. Atención: Marca el 617 antes de los números que salen abajo. Reuniones Centre/Hyde/Jackson Design Projects reunión comunitara para hablar sobre asuntos de diseño como tamaño de aceras, cruceros, jardinería, y...

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Editorial: Arborway Yard needs light

April 25, 2014
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Whatever minor tweaks or massive changes may eventually come to the Arborway Yard bus facility plan, there is one thing it unquestionably needs: daylight. For too long, a deeply dysfunctional relationship between the MBTA and the Jamaica Plain community has marred Arborway Yard planning with crazy surprises and bloated construction estimates. It’s time for...

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Letter: Thanks for Curley Field support

April 25, 2014
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We asked. And you gave! The Curley K-8 School Playing Field Committee gratefully announces that we have reached our goal! What started as a dream—raise enough funds in one year to transform a 14,000-square-foot, broken-up, unsafe asphalt lot into a safe, outdoor playing field and running track for our 850-plus students—has become reality. We...

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JP Branch renovation budget increases

April 25, 2014
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A long-delayed major renovation to the Jamaica Plain Branch of the Boston Public Library (BPL) had its budget unexpectedly boosted to $10 million, pending the City Council’s approval in June, City Councilor Matt O’Malley announced at an April 9 meeting to discuss the renovation’s design. The previous budget was set at just under $8.5...

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Room 68 expands to P-town

April 25, 2014
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Room 68 expands to P-town

Room 68, a designer furniture gallery and showroom located at 68 South St., is expanding into a second, much bigger showroom in Provincetown. Co-owners Brent Refsland, also owner of The Hallway Gallery at 66a South St., and Eric Portnoy told the Gazette that the new Cape Cod location, with about 12,000 square feet, is...

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JP start-up brings artisan food to doorstep

April 25, 2014
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A Jamaica Plain-based start-up business called Glenwood Garden is launching an e-commerce online platform that offers artisan food products, while giving a portion of proceeds to nonprofits, according to a press release. The food available includes caramels, teas, jams and spices. Glenwood Garden, which is a for-profit business, is offering a special artisan food...

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Repair shop gets JPNC Zoning approval

April 25, 2014
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West Cork Auto at 600 Centre St. received support to expand its repair bays from the Jamaica Plain Neighborhood Council Zoning Committee on April 16. The car repair shop was to expand its building to create an additional repair bay for a total of three. The addition would follow the existing walls and increase...

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Casey project going out to bid tomorrow

April 11, 2014
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FOREST HILLS– The massive state Department of Transportation (MassDOT) project to demolish the Casey Overpass and replace it with an at-grade street network will be going out to bid tomorrow, April 12, following Massachusetts Historic Commission (MHC) review of the plan to turn Shea Circle into a signalized intersection called Shea Square. A draft...

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Casey project moves ahead; Shea Sq. approved

April 11, 2014
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After months of delays, the Casey Arborway project is heading out to construction bids following state approval to turn the Shea Circle rotary into an intersection. A Massachusetts Historic Commission (MHC) review of the “Shea Square” plan held up the Casey project. At an April 4 meeting, the MHC announced there is no “prudent...

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Fair Time

April 11, 2014
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Fair Time

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