Monthly Archives: February 2018

O’Malley tackling curbside composting again

February 23, 2018
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Jamaica Plain City Councilor Matt O’Malley is tackling curbside composting once again and says the neighborhood is an “ideal” candidate for a pilot program. O’Malley with City Councilor Ayanna Pressley recently refiled a hearing order on the feasibility of implementing a curbside composting program in the city. O’Malley has filed a hearing order on...

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Obituary: George Rabinowitz, a JP resident, dies

February 23, 2018
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Obituary: George Rabinowitz, a JP resident, dies

George Rabinowitz, a devoted husband, father, and tennis fan, died at Brigham and Women’s Hospital on Feb. 1, after a valiant fight against Hodgkin’s Lymphoma. He was 86. Rabinowitz, a native New Yorker, was born in Newark, N.J., on Nov. 4, 1931.  He was a mathematician and computer scientist who spent the majority of...

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Lease agreement reached between City Realty, Washington St. business

February 23, 2018
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City Realty and De Chain Auto Service have reached a lease agreement, while negotiations are inching to a conclusion between City Realty and El Embajador Dominican Restaurant, according to Jamaica Plain City Councilor Matt O’Malley. El Embajador Dominican Restaurant, which is located at 3371 Washington St., and De Chain Auto Service, which is located...

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City Realty proposes new project in JP, abutters raise concerns

February 23, 2018
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City Realty is proposing to demolish a garage and construct a new single family building on a lot on Rocky Nook Terrace, which has drawn concerns from abutters of the property. The existing building at 21 Rocky Nook Terrace is a two story carriage house that has fallen into disrepair and sits approximately six...

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CASSANDRA KLOS EXHIBIT AT THE FRIENDS OF THE JAMAICA PLAIN BRANCH LIBRARY

February 23, 2018
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CASSANDRA KLOS EXHIBIT AT THE FRIENDS OF THE JAMAICA PLAIN BRANCH LIBRARY

The Friends of the Jamaica Plain Branch Library and Uforge recently announced that conceptual artist Cassandra Klos will have a new exhibition at the library as part of the rotating art program. “Her projects focus on manipulating the validity of photography and creating dual realities that breathe life into situations where visual manifestations may...

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City Council notes

February 23, 2018
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By Beth Treffeisen Special to the Gazette The City Council held a hearing on Feb. 14 at City Hall. Maiden speech by Kim Janey District 7 Councilor Kim Janey, who represents a portion of Egleston Square, made her debut speech at the City Council hearing on Feb. 14, where she called for a hearing...

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JP Agenda, Feb. 23, 2018

February 23, 2018
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The deadline for listings is noon, Tues. Mar. 6 for the Mar. 9 issue. Send listings to reporter@jamaicaplaingazette.com. Note: 617 should be dialed before numbers below, unless another area code is given. Meetings Democratic State Convention Caucus, Registered Democrats in Boston Ward 11 (Roxbury/Jamaica Plain) will hold our caucus on Saturday, March 3, 2018...

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Invitacion, Feb. 23, 2018

February 23, 2018
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Plazo para calendario de eventos: martes, 6 marzo para la edición del 9 marzo. Mande eventos a reporter@jamaicaplaingazette.com. Para los números abajo, el código de área es 617. Reuniones Caucus de la convención demócrata del estado, demócratas de Ward 11 (Roxbury/Jamaica Plain) presentan un caucus, sábado, 3 mar, Egleston Square Y, 3134 Washington Street,...

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SITE VISIT

February 23, 2018
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SITE VISIT

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Op-eds:

February 23, 2018
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Reducing airplane noise By Alan Wright Last month, the Massport Community Advisory Committee (MCAC) recommended to Massport, the state entity that runs Logan Airport, that the Block 1 proposals (see bit.ly/2yGDXFq under ‘Library’) on reducing noise from jets departing Logan Airport be implemented. Massport agreed and forwarded the proposals to the Federal Aviation Administration for...

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