Archive for April, 2018

Egleston Farmers Market kicks off new season

April 27, 2018
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The Egleston Farmers Market will kick-off its spring/summer season at the Wake Up the Earth Festival on May 5 and will have an official opening on May 12, according to a press release. The market will be open every Saturday during its season at 31 Germania St. from 10 a.m. to 2 p.m. According...
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OPENING DAY CEREMONY

April 27, 2018
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OPENING DAY CEREMONY

The Jamaica Plain Regan Youth League held its opening day ceremony with Mayor Martin Walsh on April 21. Mayor’s Office Photos by Isabel Leon
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JP Agenda, April 27, 2018

April 27, 2018
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The deadline for listings is noon, Tues. May 8 for the May 11 issue. Send listings to [email protected] Note: 617 should be dialed before numbers below, unless another area code is given. Meetings JP Zoning Committee, the Committee’s next regularly-scheduled meeting will be May 2nd at Farnsworth House.  The agenda for that meeting will...
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Invitacion, April 27, 2018

April 27, 2018
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Plazo para calendario de eventos: martes, 8 mayo para la edición de 11 mayo. Mande eventos a [email protected] Para los números abajo, el código de área es 617. Reuniones Evento de campaña de Bob Massie, domingo, 6 mayo, 7-9pm, Doyles, 3484 Washington St. Presentado por la campaña: Facebook.com/bobmass2018. Reunión policial de relaciones comunitarias, jueves,...
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JP Kids: KidsArts serves young JP artists after school and in summer

April 27, 2018
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KidsArts, officially known as The Jamaica Plain Multicultural After-school Arts Program, is a nonprofit organization operating in the Unitarian Universalist Church at 6 Eliot St. and has after-school and summer program for young artists. The after-school program began in 1986 at the Jamaica Plain Firehouse Arts Center, where JP Licks is currently located, but...
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JP Kids: Junot Diaz visits the Connolly Branch Library

April 27, 2018
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JP Kids: Junot Diaz visits the Connolly Branch Library

Pulitzer Prize-winning author Junot Diaz visited the Connolly Branch Library in Hyde Square last month to present his book “Islandborn,” a children’s picture book about identity and belonging. Courtesy Photos
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JP Kids: Run for Recess raises money and fun

April 27, 2018
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On Saturday, May 19, students and staff members from four Jamaica Plain Schools will participate in the 9th Annual Playworks Run for Recess 5K. Funds raised through the family friendly 5K and 1-Mile Fun Run, which will take place along Franklin Park’s cross country course, will support play and physical activity in 140 elementary...
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City Council notes

April 27, 2018
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By Beth Treffeisen Special to the Gazette Increasing Access to Voter Registration The City Council on Wednesday, April 11, unanimously passed an ordinance authored by District 8 Councilor Josh Zakim that expands availability and reduces barriers for residents to register to vote. (Mayor Walsh signed the measure on April 23.) “I’m thrilled that my...
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Letters:

April 27, 2018
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Another threat to Allandale Woods Once again, a developer is proposing to build a project adjacent to protected wetlands in Allandale Woods that completely ignores all zoning standards and would by-pass the most basic of wetlands protections. The development would be at 1225 Centre Street, which is the site of the former gas station...
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Op-eds:

April 27, 2018
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Wake Up the Earth Festival celebrates 40th anniversary By Jessica Gard Yesterday, I witnessed magnolia blossoms on Boylston Street. The witch hazel and the daffodils have shown their faces in corners all over the city. Spring crept in on hesitant tip-toe, but it has arrived. Now is the time to turn our faces to...
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