Monthly Archives: June 2017

Invitacion, June 23, 2017

June 23, 2017
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Plazo para calendario de eventos: 11 de julio para la edición del 14 de julio. Mande eventos a reporter@jamaicaplaingazette.com. Código de área es 617, a menos que haya otro. Reuniones Clase de vivienda, con empleados de la oficina de la estabilidad de vivienda para hablar sobre sus necesidades de vivienda estable. 6 jul, 7pm,...

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Letters:

June 23, 2017
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Immigrants in a climate of fear This winter I was getting a haircut in Jamaica Plain. The barbers usually weave in and out of Arabic and English, but on this day there was little English. Rancorous debate filled the room. I could understand the emotions (not the words): Fear, uncertainty, frustration. They explained, “We...

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Op-Ed: State House update

June 23, 2017
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By Local State Rep. Jeffrey Sánchez On Wednesday, June 7, 2017, the House passed H.3736, an act relative to language opportunity for our kids, a bill that I sponsored to address the disparities in school performance between English Language Learners (ELL) and their native English-speaking peers. ELL students account for 20 percent of the...

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Hearing date set for motion to dismiss 64 Allandale St. lawsuit

June 9, 2017
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A hearing date has been set for the City’s motion to dismiss the lawsuit by a group of abutters over the 64 Allandale St. project, according to a court document. The hearing is slated to take place Sept. 7 at 2 p.m. at the Suffolk County Superior Court before Judge Rosemary Connolly, according to...

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Melissa Ferrick to play Emerald Necklace summer series

June 9, 2017
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Grammy-nominated artist Melissa Ferrick will be performing at a free concert in Jamaica Plain this summer. The event is part of the Emerald Necklace Conservancy summer series, which is hosted by the Emerald Necklace Conservancy, a private nonprofit organization that advocates for the six Emerald Necklace parks. The series includes free yoga and six...

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Vigil

June 9, 2017
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Vigil

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Poetry installations brighten rainy days

June 9, 2017
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By Beth Treffeisen Special to the Gazette On gloomy, rainy days, one usually doesn’t want to venture outside. But one art installation program is aiming to make those miserable days a little bit brighter. In a partnership between the City of Boston’s Office of Arts and Culture, the Mayor’s Mural Crew, the Boston Art...

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Instalaciones de poesía iluminan días de lluvia

June 9, 2017
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De Beth Treffeisen Especial a Gazette En los días lluviosos, a veces a uno ni se le ocurre salir de la casa. Pero un nuevo programa de arte quiere iluminar esos días grises. Debido a una colaboración entre la oficina de artes y cultura de la Ciudad, el equipo de murales del alcalde, Boston...

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Youth voting on capital budget thru June 16

June 9, 2017
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Voting booths across the city will be available through June 16 for youth residents to vote on how the City of Boston spends $1 million of the capital budget, according to a press release. This is the fourth year in a row that “Youth Lead the Change” has been an active in the budgeting...

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New burger place to open at Jackson Square

June 9, 2017
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A new restaurant called Mooyah Burgers will soon be opening in Jamaica Plain in Jackson Square across from the Jackson Square T Stop. The restaurant at 225 Centre St. opens to the public on June 19 and will be serving cheeseburgers, fries, milkshakes, and hot dogs. All menu items will be made with fresh...

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