Monthly Archives: January 2018

Sights and Sounds, Jan. 26, 2018

January 26, 2018
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The deadline for listings is noon, Tues. Feb. 6 for the Feb. Feb. 9 issue. Send listings to reporter@jamaicaplaingazette.com. Note: 617 should be dialed before numbers below, unless another area code is given. Special events Arts, music, and culture Intergenerational Choir, Join an open rehearsal of SingPositive Sunday, January 28th 3:45-6:00pm. Spontaneous Celebrations 45...

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HYDE SQUARE TASK FORCE’S (HSTF) CELEBRATION OF THREE KINGS DAY

January 26, 2018
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HYDE SQUARE TASK FORCE’S (HSTF) CELEBRATION OF THREE KINGS DAY

Scenes from the Hyde Square Task Force’s (HSTF) celebration of Three Kings Day on Jan. 12. Community members gathered at the Connolly Branch Library in the Latin Quarter for a crown-making and a Three Kings Day read-aloud before a parade down Centre Street, ending at HSTF for a folkloric Caribbean concert.

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CAST SELFIE

January 26, 2018
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CAST SELFIE

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JP History: This Month in JP History

January 26, 2018
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The following are the Gazette’s top headlines from this month in Jamaica Plain history: 5 Years Ago: 2013 “Martha Eliot Health Center to cut service to adults” The Martha Eliot Health Center (MEHC) at 75 Bickford St., which is run by Boston Children’s Hospital (BCH), announced it would no longer care for adult patients...

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JP History: Loring-Greenough House fundraising to renovate kitchen

January 26, 2018
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The historic Loring-Greenough House is in the middle of a fundraising campaign to raise money to renovate its kitchen, according to Allison Cook, a member of the kitchen crowdfunding task force. “The existing cabinetry, sink and plumbing has far outlasted its usefulness,” said Cook in an email. “It was installed as ‘temporary’ about 12 years...

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MEET THE FACES BEHIND THE BADGES BASKETBALL TOURNAMENT

January 26, 2018
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MEET THE FACES BEHIND THE BADGES BASKETBALL TOURNAMENT

Scenes from the “Meet the Faces Behind the Badges” basketball tournament, which was held at Curtis Hall on Jan. 13 to Jan. 14 and was co-sponsored by the Boston Center for Youth & Families, the South Street Youth Center, and the Boston Police. About 100 players on 10 teams played nine games in two...

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JP Agenda, Jan. 26, 2018

January 26, 2018
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The deadline for listings is noon, Tues. Feb. 6 for the Feb. 9 issue. Send listings to reporter@jamaicaplaingazette.com. Note: 617 should be dialed before numbers below, unless another area code is given. Meetings Neighbor Open House with the Architects of the Eliot School Space Feasibility Study, Sunday, January 28, 2-4pm. At Farnsworth House, 90...

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Governor launches initiative to increase housing production

January 26, 2018
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The Baker-Polito administration announced last month a new initiative in efforts to increase housing production across the Commonwealth, according to a press release. The Housing Choice Initiative will create a system of incentives and rewards for municipalities that deliver sustainable housing growth and propose legislative changes regarding zoning through “An Act to Promote Housing...

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Former BPD sergeant sentenced

January 26, 2018
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By Emily Resnevic Gazette Staff Bruce Smith, a former Boston Police Department sergeant detective assigned to District E-13 in Jamaica Plain, was sentenced this month in federal court in Boston for repeatedly making false statements so that he could fly with a weapon on personal trips and enable a friend to fly with him...

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Invitacion, Jan. 26, 2018

January 26, 2018
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Plazo para calendario de eventos: martes, 6 feb para la edición del 9 feb. Mande eventos a reporter@jamaicaplaingazette.com. Para los números abajo, el código de área es 617. Reuniones Reunión mensual de ESNA, lunes, 29 ene, 6.30pm (puertas 6pm). Egleston Y, 3134 Washington St. Actualizaciones de Friends of Lawson Park, informes de policía, comité...

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