Monthly Archives: March 2018

IRISH FLAG RAISING

March 23, 2018
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IRISH FLAG RAISING

Jamaica Plain City Councilor Matt O’Malley held his 2nd annual Irish Flag Raising at City Hall Plaza on March 15. Courtesy Photos

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Sights and Sounds, March 23, 2018

March 23, 2018
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The deadline for listings is noon, Tues. Apr. 10 for the Apr. 13 issue. Send listings to reporter@jamaicaplaingazette.com. Note: 617 should be dialed before numbers below, unless another area code is given. Special events WHAT: Fixit Clinic CCLXIX (269) Jamaica Plain Branch, Boston Public Library WHEN: Saturday, Apr 7 10AM-1PM WHERE: Jamaica Plain Library,...

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JP Agenda, March 23, 2018

March 23, 2018
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The deadline for listings is noon, Tues. Apr. 10 for the Apr. 13 issue. Send listings to reporter@jamaicaplaingazette.com. Note: 617 should be dialed before numbers below, unless another area code is given. Meetings Jamaica Pond Association meets Monday, April 2, 7:00 -9:00 p.m. at the Jamaicaway Tower community room, 111 Perkins Street, Jamaica Plain....

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Real Estate Today: State of the JP Market

March 23, 2018
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When the Gazette asked local real estate agents about the state of the real estate market in Jamaica Plain, it came as no surprise that the seller’s market is indeed still booming as it has been in recent years. Karen McCormack, real estate agent at McCormack and Scanlan, said that the beginning of 2018...

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Real Estate Today: City conveys land to Urban Edge for rec center

March 23, 2018
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The City recently conveyed 1 Ritchie St. to Urban Edge, which the community development corporation will use for the proposed Jackson Square Recreation Center. Urban Edge paid the City a nominal price of $100 for the 5,970-square-foot land. “We are very excited that Urban Edge has been selected as the developer for this important...

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Real Estate Today: Zoning Committee, ZBA gives green light to portion of 125 Amory St. project

March 23, 2018
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The Jamaica Plain Neighborhood Council’s Zoning Committee and the City’s Zoning Board of Appeals recently gave 137 Amory St., which is building C of the 125 Amory St. project, the green light to move forward. The 125 Amory St. redevelopment project is proposed by Amory Street Partners, LLC, which is a partnership between The...

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Invitacion, March 23, 2018

March 23, 2018
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Plazo para calendario de eventos: martes, 10 abril para la edición del 13 abril. Mande eventos a reporter@jamaicaplaingazette.com. Para los números abajo, el código de área es 617. Reuniones Reuniones policiales, el comité de avisos martes, 17 abr, 6.30pm, 3347 Washington St. Reunión de relaciones comunitarias, jueves, 5 abr, 7pm, 3347 Washington Street. Con...

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Bike share to rebrand and expand

March 23, 2018
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The Boston Transportation Department (BTD) will host 11 open houses this spring to finalize plans for over 70 new bike share stations around the City and the area, which will be installed starting in June 2018, according to a press release. Boston residents are encouraged to drop in to an open house and share...

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CURLEY K-8 SCHOOL’S PRODUCTION OF THE JUNGLE BOOK

March 23, 2018
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CURLEY K-8 SCHOOL’S PRODUCTION OF THE JUNGLE BOOK

Scenes from the Curley K-8 School’s production of the Jungle Book. Students from the third, fourth, and fifth grades rehearsed every week, beginning in November. They put on six shows: four during the school day for their school mates and two in the evenings for parents, friends, guardians and the JP community. The evening...

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Letters:

March 23, 2018
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Shattuck Hospital closing The state’s announcement that it intends to close Shattuck Hospital raises two important questions. The first concerns the history. In the early 1950s, the late Rep. James Craven went to former Mayor James Michael Curley to ask his approval to locate a state hospital in the Emerald Necklace. Curley said go...

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