Archive for September, 2015

Letter: Arboretum observations

September 25, 2015
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First off, I am not a dog owner but I have friends who are and visit the Arboretum a couple of times a week with their canine companions and on occasion I tag along. My observations follow. I wonder if anyone has considered the possibility that it was coyotes that attacked the unfortunate blue...
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Letter: 3200 Washington St.

September 25, 2015
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In regards to your article on the BRA’s approval of 3200 Washington St. development project, please take the time to seek out local residents in support of the project to give balance to your reporting.  While project supports aren’t as vocal, they are numerous, and recognize the desperate need for new housing in Jamaica...
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Letter: Affordable-housing policy

September 25, 2015
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The housing crisis in our city and neighborhood requires bold moves—and soon. As neighborhood-based groups that are daily witnesses to the displacement of low-income people by an unrelenting increase in housing prices, we are writing to ask residents to let Mayor Walsh know they want changes in the City’s Inclusionary Development Policy (IDP) that...
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Letter: On the passing of a pub

September 25, 2015
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It was stunning—like the unannounced and immediate passing of a friend—a loved one. I thought that the person who told me that the pub known as James’s Gate had closed was misinformed. But alas, it was true. For years, I have carved lines in the Cheshire barstools that adorn the mystical pub known as...
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Campbell, Jackson top vote getters in preliminary election

September 11, 2015
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District 4 City Councilor Charles Yancey’s longtime tenure might be in jeopardy after being topped by Andrea Campbell in the City’s preliminary election on Sept. 8, according to unofficial City results. Meanwhile, District 7 City Councilor Tito Jackson cruised to a first-place finish. Districts 4 and 7 were the only competitive races in the...
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DCR to hold meetings on parks and parkways; unknowns abound

September 11, 2015
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The state Department of Conservation and Recreation (DCR) will hold a series of meetings on improving safety and access for pedestrians, cyclists and motorists to the parklands and parkways of the Emerald Necklace in Jamaica Plain, but more unknowns than knowns surround the effort. It is unclear how past efforts factor into the current...
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Neighborhood Institution Closes

September 11, 2015
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Neighborhood Institution Closes


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Paseo de arte de JP

September 11, 2015
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El vigésimo segundo anual Jamaica Plain Open Studios (JPOS), una celebración artística en JP que invita al público a los talleres de artistas locales y proyectos colectivos, vuelve el próximo fin de semana, el 19 y 20 de septiembre. Los mapas e información detallada estarán disponibles en algunos sitios y en jpopenstudios.com. Pero con...
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Taste of JP returns at a new location

September 11, 2015
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The nonprofit ESAC will host the 20th annual Taste of JP on Sept. 17 at a new location, the Franklin Park Zoo. The event will allow guests to sample the offerings of more than 10 local restaurants. Taste of JP is a major fundraiser for ESAC, a social service agency that moved to Dorchester...
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75 Amory Ave. project to begin construction soon

September 11, 2015
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The Jamaica Plain Neighborhood Development Corporation (JPNDC) hopes to begin construction on the low-income apartment project at 75 Amory Ave. by the end of September, according to spokesperson Sally Swenson. JPNDC secured funding for the project about a year ago. The nonprofit community development corporation is part of Jackson Square Partners, a coalition of...
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