Monthly Archives: September 2018

Longtime JP barber reluctantly hangs up his shears

September 14, 2018
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By Richard Heath Special to the Gazette Joe Monahan has been the barber of White City in Jamaica Plain since the Eisenhower administration. For those who don’t know, White City is that edge of Forest Hills which takes its name from a row of five white stucco apartment buildings, built on Hyde Park Avenue...

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Visit From The Mayor

September 14, 2018
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Visit From The Mayor

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Judge rules against neighborhood association members in Bicon Dental case

September 14, 2018
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Suffolk Superior Court Judge Douglas H. Wilkins has ruled against by members of the Yale Terrace Neighborhood Association in their lawsuit against the Bicon Dental Implant’s property-owning branch, Debbie LLC, and the City’s Zoning Board of Appeals (ZBA), according to the state trial court website. Bicon, a 501 Arborway company, stirred controversy in the...

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Elugardo, Pressley beat longtime incumbents

September 14, 2018
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Two longtime incumbents saw their tenures ended, as Boston City Councilor Ayanna Pressley beat local U.S. Rep. Mike Capuano (7th Congressional District) and Nika Elugardo knocked-off local state Rep. Jeffrey Sanchez (15th Suffolk District) during the Sept. 4 primary election. Elugardo, a Jamaica Plain resident who is a former aide of local State Sen....

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Elugardo, Pressley a sustituir a titulares

September 14, 2018
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Peter Shanley Miembro del Personal de Gazette Dos veteranos oficiales electos perdieron en las elecciones primarias del 4 de septiembre. La Consejera Municipal Ayanna Pressley le ganó al Representante Mike Capuano del séptimo distrito del congreso y Nika Elugardo reemplazará al Representante Jeffrey Sánchez del decimoquinto distrito Suffolk. Elugardo, una residente de Jamaica Plain...

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Op-ed: Luxury housing boom has downsides for Jamaica Plain

September 14, 2018
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By Chuck Collins Special to the Gazette If you stand in Jamaica Plain and look downtown, you will see a new building rising next to the Prudential Center. This is One Dalton Place, Boston’s newest and tallest residential luxury tower, rising 61 stories, with an average condo price of $6 million. The penthouse is...

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The Dominican Parade

September 14, 2018
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The Dominican Parade

Scenes from the Dominican Parade on Aug. 19 in Jamaica Plain.   Mayor’s Office Photos by John Wilcox

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Summer Arts Workshop

September 14, 2018
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Summer Arts Workshop

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125 Amory development unanimously approved by Zoning Committee

September 14, 2018
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The Jamaica Plain Neighborhood Council’s Zoning Committee approved unanimously portions of the 125 Amory St. project at a July 25 meeting. The portions of the project voted on were the renovation and expansion of 125 Amory St. and the construction of Building A and Building B at the site. The 125 Amory St. redevelopment...

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Sights and Sounds, Sept. 14, 2018

September 14, 2018
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The deadline for listings is noon, Tues. Sept. 25 for the Sept. 28 issue. Send listings to reporter@jamaicaplaingazette.com. Note: 617 should be dialed before numbers below, unless another area code is given. Special events Free Guided Walking Tour of Green Street will take place on Saturday, September 15 starting at 11:00am from in front...

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