Monthly Archives: May 2018

Zoning Committee deadlocks on 106 Forest Hills St. development

May 11, 2018
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Abutters were angry and committee members were divided at a Jamaica Plain Neighborhood Council’s (JPNC) Zoning Committee meeting on May 2 regarding a proposed development of a 13,000-square-foot residential building at 106 Forest Hills St. The proposed project would demolish an existing building to build a new one with nine residential units and 10...

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Battle continues between City Realty, Washington St. business

May 11, 2018
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The battle is continuing between El Embajador Dominican Restaurant, which is located at 3371 Washington St., and its landlord, City Realty, over lease negotiations. The Jamaica Plain Neighborhood Development Corporation (JPNDC) is saying that City Realty is attempting to “flip” the property, by selling for a 80 percent profit on what City Realty originally...

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WAKE UP THE EARTH

May 11, 2018
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WAKE UP THE EARTH

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Two men fatally shot in Jackson Square

May 11, 2018
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Boston Police Department (BPD) officers responded to shots fired in the area of the Mildred C. Hailey Apartments on May 4 and found two men—23-year-old Christopher Joyce and 58-year-old Clayborn Blair—suffering from gunshot wounds that turned out to be fatal. The police activity continued the next day with officers arresting three suspects in the...

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Punto muerto acerca del proyecto de 106 Forest Hills Street

May 11, 2018
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Miembros del Comité de Urbanización y vecinos se enfrentaron en una reunión de JPNC el 2 de mayo respecto al propuesto desarrollo de un edificio residencial de 1.200 metros cuadrados en 106 Forest Hills St. El propuesto proyecto demuele un edificio existente para construir uno nuevo con nueve unidades residenciales y 10 lugares de...

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Bike fest coming to JP

May 11, 2018
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Several local bike organizations will be putting on “JP Bike Week Festival” from May 13 to May 19, according to a press release. The events, which are being held by Ferris Wheels Bike Shop with Revolution Bicycle Repair and Bikes Not Bombs, will include bike rides, bike maintenance training, kids skills rodeo, and movie...

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City to host meeting on Centre/South improvement project

May 11, 2018
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The City will be hosting a community meeting on the Centre/South streets improvement project May 14 at Curtis Hall. The meeting starts at 6 p.m. The improvement project will be based off the Centre and South Streets Streetscape and Transportation Action Plan, which was a process that began in 2009. The improvement project, which...

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JPNC election results

May 11, 2018
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The Jamaica Plain Neighborhood Council held its election on April 28 when 293 valid ballots were cast. Below are the results (via Pam Bender). At-Large Vicky Arroyo: 186 Michael Reiskind: 166 Carolyn Royce: 163 Dave Baron: 147 Carmel Levy: 144   Area A Brianne Connelly: 48 Kevin Rainsford: 45 Bruce Marks: 39 Trevor Wissink-Adams:...

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Sights and Sounds, May 11, 2018

May 11, 2018
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The deadline for listings is noon, Tues. May 22 for the May 25 issue. Send listings to reporter@jamaicaplaingazette.com. Note: 617 should be dialed before numbers below, unless another area code is given. Special events JP Forum Event: Sandra Steingraber* Toward an Unfractured Future: Science, Civil Disobedience, and Feminism in the Fight Against Fossil Fuel...

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WAKE UP THE EARTH PARADE AND FESTIVAL

May 11, 2018
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WAKE UP THE EARTH PARADE AND FESTIVAL

  The start of May saw the 40th annual Wake Up The Earth Parade and Festival in Jamaica Plain, organized by Spontaneous Celebrations. The event began in 1979 and celebrates the defeat of the proposed I-95 extension, which began razing neighborhoods and threatened to level many more. Participants from across Jamaica Plain and beyond...

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