Monthly Archives: May 2016

Summit held to discuss CPA and parks

May 27, 2016
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By John Lynds Special to the Gazette The City Council voted 12 to 1 on May 11 to put the Community Preservation Act (CPA) on the November ballot. The next day, the Boston Park Advocates (BPA) held a summit at Franklin Park to discuss what CPAs could mean for the parks in the city....

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‘Latin American Spectacle’ comes to Hyde Square

May 27, 2016
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‘Latin American Spectacle’ comes to Hyde Square

The Hyde Square Task Force (HSTF), Double Edge Theatre, and Charlestown Working Theater are teaming up to bring “Latin American Spectacle” to the Blessed Sacrament Campus this Memorial Day weekend on May 28 and May 29. Double Edge Theatre’s “Latin American Spectacle” is an indoor/outdoor public performance based off its “Once a Blue Moon”...

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Council calls on BRA for September meeting to discuss Urban Renewal

May 27, 2016
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By Seth Daniel Special to the Gazette The Boston City Council is wasting no time in bringing the Boston Redevelopment Authority (BRA) back onto the carpet to have an earlier than expected review of Urban Renewal activities and the promised two-year action plan – issuing a letter recently calling for a September meeting. The...

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Council approves Hyde, Jackson squares as ‘Latin Quarter,’ but process not over

May 27, 2016
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The City Council approved last month a measure to designate the Hyde Square and Jackson Square area as the “Latin Quarter,” but the designation must clear several other procedures before becoming official, according to Mayor’s Office spokesperson Bonnie McGilpin. Besides a public hearing and the City Council passing a resolution, both of which have...

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Sights and Sounds, May 27, 2016

May 27, 2016
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The deadline for listings is noon, Tues. June 7 for the June 10 issue. Send listings to reporter@jamaicaplaingazette.com. Note: 617 should be dialed before numbers below, unless another area code is given. Special events South St Youth Center Yard Sale, June 4, 10am-2pm, 125 South St/17 St. Rose St. Rummage sale, car wash, homemade...

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JPNC election results

May 27, 2016
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Twelve people were elected to the Jamaica Plain Neighborhood Council (JPNC) during its April 30 election, according to JPNC chair Kevin Moloney. The results are listed below:          Area A (Five seats) (Ward 10, Precincts, 6, 7, 8 and 9 (east of South Huntington Avenue) Ward 11, Precincts 4 and 5 and Ward 19,...

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JP Agenda, May 27, 2016

May 27, 2016
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The deadline for listings is noon, Tues., June 7 for the June 10 issue. Send listings to reporter@jamaicaplaingazette.com. Note: 617 should be dialed before numbers below, unless another area code is given. Meetings Police Monthly Meeting, Thu. June 2, 7pm, District E-13. Latino Monthly meeting, Thurs. June 9 at 7pm at Nate Smith House....

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Invitacion, May 27, 2016

May 27, 2016
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El plazo para la sección de participación es al mediodía, martes, 7 de junio para la edición del 10 de junio. Mande eventos a reporter@jamaicaplaingazette.com. Note: marca el 617 antes de los números que salen abajo. Reuniones 3193 Washington St. Reunión pública de BRA sobre el desarrollo propuesto. 6 jun, 6-8pm, en 3134 Washington...

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SCENES FROM KITE AND BIKE FESTIVAL

May 27, 2016
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SCENES FROM KITE AND BIKE FESTIVAL

The Franklin Park Coalition held its annual Kite and Bike Festival on May 14 with a bike raffle, food trucks, craft vendors, and high-flying kites. (Photos by Evan Scales)

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Second meeting scheduled for Washington St. dev.

May 27, 2016
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A second meeting has been scheduled for developer Mordechai Levin’s proposed $18 million mixed-use development at the intersection of Washington and Green streets, according Boston Redevelopment Authority (BRA) spokesperson Nick Martin. The meeting will happen June 7 at the Curtis Hall Community Center at 20 South St., starting at 6:30 p.m. Martin said the...

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