Archive for August, 2018

Several competitive races for Sept. 4 primary election

August 24, 2018
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Jamaica Plain residents will head to the polls on Sept. 4 for the primary election, and unlike in years past, many voters will have an opportunity to help decide competitive local races. Two races that have captured the most attention in the neighborhood, and that many JP residents will be voting on, are local...
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Crowded field for DA race

August 24, 2018
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With Suffolk County District Attorney (DA) Dan Conley announcing earlier this year that he will not seek re-election after leading the office for more than 15 years, a crowded field has emerged to replace him. Five candidates—Evandro Carvalho, Linda Champion, Greg Henning, Shannon McAuliffe, and Rachael Rollins—are facing-off for the Democratic nomination on Sept....
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ARTISTS AT WORK

August 24, 2018
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ARTISTS AT WORK


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JP Music Festival returns on Sept. 8

August 24, 2018
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In late 2009, Boston musician Rick Berlin and Shamus Moynihan, who then worked at The Midway Cafe, ran into each other in a laundromat on Centre Street and started talking about how both Cambridge and Somerville had their own music festivals, but Jamaica Plain did not. This year commemorates the 8th anniversary of the...
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Empresas de JP botan sus popotes plásticos

August 24, 2018
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Empresarios locales en Jamaica Plain están ofreciendo popotes metálicos en vez de plásticos para reducir el desecho plástico, conforme con un movimiento ambiental global. Brassica Kitchen y Café comenzó a utilizar popotes metálicos en julio de este año para ofrecer una alternativa más ecológica a los plásticos. “Como café, vemos mucho desecho plástico y...
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DCR dog park proposals creating division

August 24, 2018
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Following a long-awaited dog park meeting from the state Department of Conservation and Recreation (DCR) earlier this month, residents are divided on which of the three proposals is the best one. DCR held a public meeting on Aug. 2 to present the different proposals and obtain public opinion on a potential off-leash dog recreation...
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JP Observer: Gov. Baker twice rejects giving poor families benefits for newborns; Uses process devices to hinder funding

August 24, 2018
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By Sandra Storey Special to the Gazette “Charlie Baker is a great governor.” One ad for him this month begins with a woman saying that. He is running for a second term, and his ads are flooding the local TV stations this month ahead of the Sept. 4 primary. The ad is full of...
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Governor battles highlight statewide races

August 24, 2018
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The battle for the Democratic and Republican nominations for governor highlight the slew of statewide races that Jamaica Plain residents will vote on when they go to the polls for the Sept. 4 primary election. For the Democratic nomination, Bob Massie is taking on Jay Gonzalez. Massie is an author, activist, and former leader...
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Q. and A. with author Beth Castrodale

August 24, 2018
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Jamaica Plain-based author Beth Castrodale is back, with her second novel “In This Ground” slated to be released on Sept. 18. The novel takes place largely in a graveyard and was inspired by the Forest Hills Cemetery in JP. The Gazette recently conducted a question-and-answer session through email with Castrodale about the new book....
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Invitacion, Aug. 24, 2018

August 24, 2018
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Plazo para calendario de eventos: martes, 11 de septiembre para la edición del 14 de septiembre. Mande eventos a [email protected] Para los números abajo, el código de área es 617. Reuniones Reunión Comunitaria de Jamaica Pond, mejoras a los caminos, jueves, 6 sept, 6.30pm, biblioteca de 30 South Street, presentada por el departamento de...
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