Monthly Archives: October 2017

Sights and Sounds, 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. Special events           Annual Costume Dog Parade and Fashion Show Sat. Oct. 28 at 1:00pm. Registration and check-in will begin at 12noon on...

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Q. and A. with Mindy Fried

October 27, 2017
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Jamaica Plain resident Mindy Fried, a local author who is also the co-founder of JP Porchfest, will be appearing at the Boston Book Festival this weekend (See Sights and Sounds for more information.). Fried will be discussing her book, Caring for Red: A Daughter’s Memoir. The Gazette recently conducted a question-and-answer session through email...

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Roslindale Neighbors: Mural unveiled in Rozzie

October 27, 2017
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Roslindale Neighbors: Mural unveiled in Rozzie

The Mayor’s Office for Immigrant Advancement, in collaboration with the Mayor’s Mural Crew, unveiled the second mural as part of the public art campaign, “To Immigrants With Love,” on Oct. 14 in Roslindale, according to a press release. The unveiling took place outside of Atlas Wine and Liquors, where mural was painted over the...

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Roslindale Neighbors: Drive to create community garden at Healy Field

October 27, 2017
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There is an effort to create a community garden at Healy Field. The Friends of Healy Field group is spearheading a fundraising drive to raise money for the project. The Gazette recently spoke with Gregory Murphy of FOHF about the project. Question: Where did the idea behind creating a community garden at the field...

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Roslindale Neighbors: Check-in with RVMS

October 27, 2017
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The Gazette recently checked-in with Alia Hamada Forrest, executive director of Roslindale Village Main Street (RVMS), about happenings in the district, which include upcoming Halloween events and figuring out future uses for the Roslindale Substation. RVMS is an independent nonprofit that aims to bring together local volunteers, businesses, and public agencies to strengthen Roslindale...

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Roslindale Neighbors: Open Studios

October 27, 2017
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Roslindale Neighbors: Open Studios

  Scenes from the annual Roslindale Open Studios, which took place on Oct. 21 and 22.

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SOLE TRAIN 5K

October 27, 2017
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SOLE TRAIN 5K

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Letters:

October 27, 2017
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Airplane noise Thank you for Anastasia Lyman’s letter about noise from airplanes taking off of Logan Airport Runway 27 that fly over southwest Boston. As leader of the Runway 27 Coalition, she worked hard for Boston residents to force Massport and the FAA to reduce the problems created by use of the runway. Anastasia...

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Op-eds

October 27, 2017
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Pivotal moment for criminal justice reform By Local Sonia Chang-Díaz Thanks to years of significant public pressure, the state legislature is now preparing to take action on criminal justice reform. This is a pivotal moment, and it may not come again for many years. The State Senate recently released a much-anticipated criminal justice reform...

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Mayoral candidates discuss housing, education, immigration

October 13, 2017
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On Oct. 4, Democratic Ward Committees 8, 9, 10, 11, and 19 held a forum with candidates for mayor and at-large city councilor at the English High School. The event was well-attended by the community, filling the English High School auditorium to capacity. Both mayoral candidates—Mayor Martin Walsh and City Councilor Tito Jackson, who...

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