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Residents to participate in Hubway expansion planning

August 25, 2017
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Boston residents are invited to participate in community planning workshops this fall to discuss the upcoming expansion of Hubway, the regional public bike share system, according to a press release. There will be 28 workshops as part of year-long City effort to bring bike share to new neighborhoods and add capacity in the existing...

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Letters:

August 25, 2017
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Disappointed with Lynch vote I am deeply disturbed that my Congressional Representative, Stephen Lynch, recently voted in favor of two bills which vilify my immigrant friends and neighbors and are based on false assumptions about them. They would waste taxpayer dollars, shackle local law enforcement and public health efforts to protect the public, and...

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Op-Ed: How we’re creating affordable housing

August 25, 2017
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By Mayor Martin Walsh Boston is a diverse city made up of residents of all backgrounds, all education levels, and job sectors spread out over 23 neighborhoods. Some of us were born and bred here, some with families that have been here for decades, some received a wonderful education or job here and decided...

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On the Campaign Trail

August 11, 2017
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On the Campaign Trail

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Sights and Sounds, Aug. 11, 2017

August 11, 2017
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The deadline for listings is noon, Tues. Aug. 22 for the Aug. 25 issue. Send listings to reporter@jamaicaplaingazette.com. Note: 617 should be dialed before numbers below, unless another area code is given. Special events 22nd Annual Taste of Jamaica Plain Enjoy a spectacular evening with friends and neighbors. Sample food and beverages from Boston’s...

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Invitacion, Aug. 11, 2017

August 11, 2017
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Plazo para calendario de eventos: martes, 22 ago para la edición del 25 ago. Mande eventos a reporter@jamaicaplaingazette.com. Código de área es 617, a menos que haya otro. Reuniones Reunión de la policía con la comunidad, 3 ago, 7pm, Comisaría E-13, 3347 Washington Street. Oficiales de BPD Area E, oficiales de la ATMB y...

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News Briefs: City Council

August 11, 2017
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By Beth Treffeisen Special to the Gazette City Council establishes Community Preservation Committee The Boston City Council passed an amended ordinance to create the Community Preservation Committee (CPC), as required by state law to make recommendations regarding the use of the funds generated by a surcharge on real estate property. The ordinance requires that...

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JP Agenda, Aug. 11, 2017

August 11, 2017
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The deadline for listings is noon, Tues. Aug. 22 for the Aug. 25 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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Changing Times at Forest Hills

August 11, 2017
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Changing Times at Forest Hills

Local artist Andrew Haines has an exhibition at the Arnold Arboretum that shows the changing times at Forest Hills. “The Evolution of an Urban Landscape: Recent Paintings of Forest Hills” runs until Oct. 8.The Gazette will feature a Q. and A. with Haines in the next issue. For more information, visit arboretum. harvard.edu or...

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Letters:

August 11, 2017
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BPD and sponsors bring National Night Out to Hyde Square          On Monday, July 31, officers from the Boston Police Department District E-13 and local sponsors brought the National Night Out celebration to Hyde Square in Jamaica Plain. Hundreds of neighbors and guests enjoyed live music, food, dancing, games, demonstrations, information tables, elected officials...

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