Monthly Archives: October 2017

JPers to help decide mayoral race Nov. 7

October 27, 2017
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Jamaica Plain voters will head to the polls on Nov. 7 to help decide the mayoral race between Mayor Martin Walsh and City Councilor Tito Jackson. But Jackson will need to make up a lot of ground in the closing weeks if he is going make the contest competitive. During the preliminary election, Walsh...

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JP resident composes opera

October 27, 2017
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Jim Grant, 40-year Jamaica Plain resident and retired psychotherapist, has composed an opera about Johann Sebastian Bach, which will be presented on Oct. 28 at St. John’s Episcopal Church. Grant began writing operas in his sixties, and now his second opera “Before Thy Throne” will be presented in conjunction with JP Concerts. This opera...

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COMMUNITY REINVESTMENT

October 27, 2017
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COMMUNITY REINVESTMENT

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General Heath Apartments to go online in 2019

October 27, 2017
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The Boston Planning and Development Agency (BPDA) held an Oct. 17 public meeting to update residents on the status of the already approved General Heath Square (GHS) Apartments affordable housing development project, which should be available for residency in September 2019. The then Boston Redevelopment Authority (BRA) approved the project in December 2015. The...

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General Heath Apartments, disponible a residentes en 2019

October 27, 2017
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La BPDA (Boston Planning and Development Agency) presentó una reunión el 17 de octubre para informar a los residentes sobre el proyecto de vivienda asequible General Health Square (GHS) ya aprobado. El desarrollo debe estar disponible a residentes empezando en septiembre de 2019. Antes llamado Boston Redevelopment Authority (BRA), BPDA aprobó el proyecto en...

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City Council news and notes

October 27, 2017
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By Beth Treffeisen Special to the Gazette Bill Linehan’s last meeting District 2 City Councilor Bill Linehan submitted a letter of resignation after 43 years of service to the City. Mayor Martin Walsh joined the City Council to present Councilor Linehan with a silver Revere Bowl and in line with the Council tradition; Michelle...

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JP resident appointed DAV board of directors

October 27, 2017
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Jamaica Plain resident and Marine Corps veteran Coleman Nee was appointed to the Disabled American Veterans (DAV) board of directors at the organization’s 96th national convention recently, according to a press release. As director, Nee will make key decisions for the nearly 1.3 million-member veteran service organization. Nee served as Massachusetts Secretary of Veterans’...

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New NIDA Study to Look at Effects of Diet Pills on Cocaine Addiction

October 27, 2017
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By Seth Daniel Though most treatment research focuses on the opiate epidemic these days, one doctor at Boston Medical Center (BMC) is looking at how to help people curtail their use of cocaine use with diet drugs already approved by the Food and Drug Administration (FDA). Dr. Eric Devine and BMC’s  Psychiatry Research Center...

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JP Agenda, Oct. 27, 2017

October 27, 2017
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The deadline for listings is noon, Tues. Nov. 7 for the Nov. 10 issue. Send listings to reporter@jamaicaplaingazette.com. Note: 617 should be dialed before numbers below, unless another area code is given. Meetings ESNA meeting, Egleston Square Neighborhood Association will meet Mon. Oct. 30 at 6:30pm at the Egleston Y. JP Problem Properties Committee,...

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Invitacion, Oct. 27, 2017

October 27, 2017
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Plazo para calendario de eventos: 6 de junio para la edición del 9 de junio. Mande eventos a reporter@jamaicaplaingazette.com. Código de área es 617, a menos que haya otro. Reuniones The Jamaica Pond Association, reunión mensual, Jamaicaway Tower, 111 Perkins Street, Jamaica Plain, lunes, 5 jun, 7-9pm. Abierta al público. Estacionamiento limitado.           Reunión comunitaria...

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