Monthly Archives: November 2015

Holidays in JP: Tree lightings slated for Dec. 5

November 20, 2015
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The “Mayor’s Enchanted Trolley Tour & Tree Lighting” will be coming to Jamaica Plain on Dec. 5, according to a press release. “We are fortunate in the City of Boston to have a community that celebrates its cultural diversity, but also comes together to unite behind common ideals—love of family, friends and community,” said...

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The Midville Majestic

November 20, 2015
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The Midville Majestic

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Holidays in JP: Secret Recipes

November 20, 2015
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Holidays in JP: Secret Recipes

The Gazette every year asks various JP people and institutions to share their favorite holiday recipes. Derek Downs of Whole Foods Market at 413 Centre St. offered the following: I came to Boston five years ago for school (graduated last May) and have lived many places in the metro area, but I’m now residing...

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City introduces new online permitting system

November 20, 2015
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The City’s permitting process might now be just a little bit easier, with the new Boston Permits and Licenses online platform. Mayor Martin Walsh unveiled the platform on Nov. 2, according to a press release. “We are committed to creating a permitting process that is user-friendly, modern and easily accessible to all of our...

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Chris Hoeh honored

November 20, 2015
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Chris Hoeh honored

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Writers for Justice in Palestine

November 20, 2015
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Writers for Justice in Palestine

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DCR extends comment period for parkways improvements

November 20, 2015
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The state Department of Conservation and Recreation (DCR) has extended the comment period for the three projects it has presented for improving safety and access for pedestrians, cyclists and motorists to the parklands and parkways of the Emerald Necklace in Jamaica Plain. The deadline is now Nov. 30. The projects focus on three different...

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JP resident pleads guilty for Boston Marathon scam

November 20, 2015
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Joanna Leigh, a Jamaica Plain resident, pled guilty Nov. 13 to several charges relating to her falsely claiming to be a victim of the 2013 Boston Marathon bombings, which led to her receiving nearly $40,000 in cash and benefits, according to a press release from the Suffolk County District Attorney’s (DA) Office. Leigh admitted...

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Sights and Sounds, Nov. 20, 2015

November 20, 2015
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The deadline for listings is noon, Tues. Dec. 1 for the Dec. 4 issue. Send listings to reporter@jamaicaplaingazette.com. Note: 617 should be dialed before numbers below, unless another area code is given. Special events Politics Story Slam at Doyles Café, 3484 Washington St., Sat. Nov. 21, 7:30pm. $10. Info: love2tell2@aol.com. Third Annual Turkey Trot,...

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Obituary: Jesse Zackular, former JP resident, dies

November 20, 2015
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Obituary: Jesse Zackular, former JP resident, dies

Jesse Zackular, a former Jamaica Plain resident, died on Nov. 6. Zackular was born in Malden on July 15, 1974, the son of Patricia (Fitzgerald) Zackular and the late Artie Zackular, Jr. Jesse was a longtime resident of Jamaica Plain. Jesse, also known as Slim Goodbody, was the bass player for the punk mambo...

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