Archive for October, 2018

JPers to vote on statewide races, ballot questions

October 26, 2018
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Residents of Jamaica Plain will head to the polls on Nov. 6 and help decide several statewide races and ballot questions. Two incumbents—Republican Gov. Charlie Baker and Democrat U.S. Senator Elizabeth Warren—both face challengers, but they have high approval ratings and double-digits leads in polls going into Election Day. Warren, who many believe will...
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Marijuana shop proposed for Hyde Square

October 26, 2018
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A new company, Core Empowerment, is proposing to open up a recreational marijuana store in Hyde Square at 401A Centre St. Recreational marijuana stores have yet to open in Massachusetts despite voters approving a 2016 ballot question legalizing recreational marijuana with a date of the stores opening on Jan. 1, 2018. The state has...
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Hearing date set for Allandale lawsuit

October 26, 2018
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The judge in the 64 Allandale St. lawsuit has scheduled a Jan. 9 hearing on a motion for a summary judgment in the case that might finally bring a resolution to a drama that has played out since developer Jacqueline Nunez filed plans to build a residential development at the site in the summer...
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Votantes de JP van a las urnas

October 26, 2018
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Residentes de Jamaica Plain irán a las urnas el 6 de noviembre para decidir dos carreras estatales y contestar preguntas de las papeletas. Dos titulares, el gobernador republicano Charlie Baker y la Senadora demócrata Elizabeth Warren, tienen oponentes, pero ambos tienen altas tasas de popularidad y están ganando en las encuestas. Warren, quien muchos...
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Man sentenced for gun possession at Mildred Apts.

October 26, 2018
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A Worcester man was sentenced on Oct. 17 in federal court in Boston for being a felon in possession of a firearm and ammunition. Franklin Safo-Agyare, a/k/a “Frankie So Smooth,” 25, was sentenced by U.S. District Court Judge Patti B. Saris to 30 months in prison and three years of supervised release, the first...
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JP Observer: Gridlocked intersection sparks confrontation

October 26, 2018
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The JP Observer addressed the problem of traffic blocking intersections during rush hours in Jamaica Plain in March, asking for enforcement of laws that say drivers cannot pull into an intersection where traffic in front is stopped, even if their light is green. Not much appears to have changed since then, except some big...
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Q. and A. with two JP activists

October 26, 2018
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Ruth Birnberg and Esther Kaplan are two Jamaica Plain residents who are longtime activists. The two have been traveling out of state as part of “Trip to Flip”, an initiative to flip the House of Representatives from Republican to Democrat. The Gazette recently conducted a question-and-session through email with Birnberg and Kaplan about their...
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DOORS CLOSED

October 26, 2018
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DOORS CLOSED


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NEW FAITH FORMATION COORDINATOR

October 26, 2018
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NEW FAITH FORMATION COORDINATOR


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City Realty files Green Street development with BPDA

October 26, 2018
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City Realty has filed plans with the Boston Planning and Development Agency (BPDA) for a mixed-use development with 23 residential units and about 700 square feet of retail space at 197-201 Green St. The project was originally filed as part of a larger development that included space along Washington Street, but City Realty has...
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