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32ND ANNUAL LANTERN PARADE

October 23, 2015
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32ND ANNUAL LANTERN PARADE

Children and adults celebrated the 32nd annual Lantern Parade around Jamaica Pond on Oct. 17 and 18, sponsored by Jamaica Plain’s Spontaneous Celebrations. Parade-goers carried handmade, candlelit lanterns around the pond while enjoying live music and more. These photos were taken on Oct. 17. (Courtesy Photos by Evan Scales.)

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Editorial: Roslindale Neighbors

October 23, 2015
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The Gazette returns to Roslindale for the second time this year and we hope we’re welcomed as an old friend. If not, feel free to use the paper to kindle a fire, as the temperatures start to dip. We kid. We kid. But Jamaica Plain and Roslindale can kid with each other because we...

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Editorial: Allandale Woods

October 23, 2015
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We are pleased that the BRA has asked the developer for the 64 Allandale St. project to consider creating a buffer zone between the development and the Allandale Woods. We hope that that actually happens. Allandale Woods is a gem that need not be tarnished. Any potential threat to the woods should be treated...

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Letter: 64 Allandale

October 23, 2015
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As residents of the Allandale Woods neighborhood, we are alarmed and dismayed by the BRA’s cavalier collaboration with the developer proposing 20 new units on Allandale Street with flagrant disregard for environmental and zoning impact. The density of the proposed project would negatively impact the area in both the short and long term in...

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Letter: ZBA is wrong

October 23, 2015
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In the Sept. 25 report on two surprising Zoning Board of Appeals decisions in August, the Gazette allows to stand unchallenged a statement by an Inspectional Services Department spokesperson that “the neighborhood groups do not meet during the summer months.” (“ZBA approves projects without community review,” pg. 1) As chair of the Jamaica Pond...

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HISPANIC HERITAGE MONTH

October 9, 2015
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HISPANIC HERITAGE MONTH

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JP Agenda, Oct. 9, 2015

October 9, 2015
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The deadline for listings is noon, Tues., Oct. 20 for the Oct. 23 issue. Send listings to reporter@jamaicaplaingazette.com. Note: 617 should be dialed before numbers below, unless another area code is given. Meetings JP Problem Properties Committee, first Wednesday of the month, 10:30am, E-13 Police Station Community Room, 3347 Washington St. Info: Liana Poston,...

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Invitacion, Oct. 9, 2015

October 9, 2015
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El plazo para el calendario de eventos es al mediodía, martes, 20 oct para la edición del 23 de oct. Mande los eventos a reporter@jamaicaplaingazette.com. Atención: Marque el 617 antes de los números que salen abajo. Reuniones Comité de casas abandonadas en JP, primer miércoles del mes, 10:30, en la comisaría del distrito E-13,...

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Sights and Sounds, Oct. 9, 2015

October 9, 2015
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The deadline for listings is noon, Tues., Oct. 20 for the Oct. 23 issue. Send listings to reporter@jamaicaplaingazette.com. Note: 617 should be dialed before numbers below, unless another area code is given. Special events Octoberfest Fiesta, Oct. 29, 6-9pm, $75. Hosted by the Jamaica Plain Neighborhood Development Corp. Samuel Adams Brewery, 31 Germania St....

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JP Kids: YOUTH OPEN MIC AT THE FIRST BAPTIST CHURCH IN JAMAICA PLAIN

October 9, 2015
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JP Kids: YOUTH OPEN MIC AT THE FIRST BAPTIST CHURCH IN JAMAICA PLAIN

The Haley House Slam Team, which is nationally renown, came out in force for the First Friday Youth Open Mic on Oct. 2 at the First Baptist Church in Jamaica Plain.  

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