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Real Estate Today: Art Show

March 28, 2014
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Real Estate Today: Art Show

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Real Estate Today: BLC delays demo of historic house

March 28, 2014
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FOREST HILLS—The Boston Landmarks Commission (BLC) imposed a 90-day delay March 11 on demolishing a 115-year-old house at 57 Wachusett St., advising developer Stephen Ballas to seek neighborhood consensus on its fate. Ballas aims to tear down the house and replace it with eight new housing units on subdivided lots. Neighbors at a March...

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DA Conley delivers $3,000 to JP Latino youth groups

March 28, 2014
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DA Conley delivers $3,000 to JP Latino youth groups

Suffolk County District Attorney Daniel Conley on Feb. 25 delivered thousands of dollars in seized drug money to two Boston non-profit groups that help the city’s Latino youth stay away from drugs, gangs, and risky behavior. As part of his annual Asset Forfeiture Community Reinvestment Program, Conley visited Casa Nueva Vida in Jamaica Plain...

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Conley entrega $8,000 a grupos de juventud Latinos

March 28, 2014
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Conley entrega $8,000 a grupos de juventud Latinos

El Fiscal del Condado de Suffolk Daniel Conley mes pasado hizo entrega de miles de dólares en dinero de droga incautado, a dos organizaciones sin fines de lucro de Boston cuales ayudan a los jóvenes de la ciudad a mantenerse alejados de las drogas, gangas y comportamiento  arriesgado. Como parte de su Programa Anual...

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On the Police Beat, March 10-23, 2014

March 28, 2014
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The following police incident reports are public records provided by the Community Service Office of the District E-13 Police Station, which is solely responsible for their content. All suspects are innocent unless proven guilty in court. March 23: Jorge Landaverde charged with assault and battery, 3234 Washington St.; assault and battery, 132 Williams St.;...

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Invitación, March 28, 2014

March 28, 2014
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La entrega para la lista de Invitación es al mediodía, el 8 de abril para la publicación del 11 de abril. Manda a reporter@jamaicaplaingazette.com. Atención: Marca el 617 antes de los números que salen abajo. Reuniones JPNC Zoning Committee, 1 abril, 7pm, Curtis Hall, 20 South St., agenda incluye: el traslado de licencia de...

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Editorial: Another Arborway Yard surprise

March 28, 2014
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Here we go again with another Arborway Yard surprise. The MBTA’s roundabout confession to the Gazette that it is about to start “site preparation,” including a major demolition, is the latest unnecessarily confusing and surprising step in 15 years of tinkering with this crucial public transit facility. The goals here should be simple. The...

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Editorial: Farewell to a JP behind-the-scenes star

March 28, 2014
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Commercial landlords are rarely lauded. When things go well, they tend to be invisible, and we may only hear their names when things go wrong. Yet they shape our neighborhoods behind the scenes. In JP, some particularly committed landlords are part of the reason off-beat, indie businesses continue to thrive. Stavros Frantzis, a JP...

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Obituary: Stavros Frantzis, JP developer and art collector

March 28, 2014
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Obituary: Stavros Frantzis, JP developer and art collector

Stavros Socrates Frantzis of Jamaica Plain, 72, passed away on March 15, 2014 after a short illness. He was the beloved husband of Doris Charry Frantzis, the beloved father of Renzo Miranda of Jamaica Plain and Socrates Frantzis of California and beloved brother of Kostas and sister Anthi. Born and raised in Mytilini, Greece,...

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State rep. to lead AIDS Action Committee

March 25, 2014
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State rep. to lead AIDS Action Committee

State Rep. Carl Sciortino will be the new executive director of Jamaica Plain-based AIDS Action Committee of Massachusetts, and will resign from office April 4 to take the job, the nonprofit announced today. Sciortino is openly gay and is living with HIV, he said in a press release. He takes over for Rebecca Haag,...

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