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Children’s Festival

September 12, 2014
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Children’s Festival

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LIPSTICK Check

September 12, 2014
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LIPSTICK Check

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Health Commission chief to step down

September 12, 2014
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Health Commission chief to step down

Dr. Barbara Ferrer, a Jamaica Plain resident who serves as executive director of the Boston Public Health Commission, recently announced she will resign effective Oct. 3. Ferrer, who has led BPHC since 2007, is leaving to take a job as chief strategy officer at the W.K. Kellogg Foundation, a Michigan-based charitable fund. “Barbara Ferrer...

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Hennigan Help

September 12, 2014
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Hennigan Help

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Invitacion, Sept. 12, 2014

September 12, 2014
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El plazo para la lista de eventos es el 23 de septiembre al mediodía para la publicación del 26 de septiembre. Mande a reporter@jamaicaplaingazette.com. Atención: Marque el 617 antes de los números que salen abajo. Reuniones Comité de la vivienda y el desarrollo de JPNC, agenda se anunciará, martes, 16 septiembre, 6:30pm, 80 Green...

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JP Agenda, Sept. 12, 2014

September 12, 2014
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The deadline for listings is noon, Tues., Sept. 23 for the Sept. 26 issue. Send listings to reporter@jamaicaplaingazette.com. Note: 617 should be dialed before numbers below, unless another area code is given. Meetings JPNC Housing & Development Committee, agenda tba, Tues., Sept. 16, 6:30pm, 80 Green St. Info: jpnc.org. JPNC Zoning Committee meeting, Wed.,...

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The Guide to JP: Mayor Walsh: Arts and local businesses make JP special

September 12, 2014
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The Guide to JP: Mayor Walsh: Arts and local businesses make JP special

As a lifelong Boston resident, I know firsthand how important strong, diverse neighborhoods are to the strength of our city. Since becoming mayor, my team and I have been working on ways to celebrate the special character of each Boston neighborhood. So as the summer winds down and we welcome the new school year,...

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The Guide to JP: Best of JP 2014 Winners

September 12, 2014
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The following are the “Best of JP 2014” as chosen by Gazette readers. In the 14th annual Best of JP survey, hundreds of ballots were submitted containing thousands of votes. Most categories had at least a dozen nominees. No fewer than 35 businesses were nominated as JP’s “friendliest.” The results were closer than ever...

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The Guide to JP: A jogging tour of JP with Councilor O’Malley

September 12, 2014
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The Guide to JP: A jogging tour of JP with Councilor O’Malley

As the city councilor for Jamaica Plain and a proud resident, I consider myself one of the community’s biggest fans and most enthusiastic boosters. There is so much to love about JP. As an avid runner, one of my favorite workouts is a run through my neighborhood. If you joined me on a run...

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The Guide to JP: What makes JP unique

September 12, 2014
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• JP boasts a diverse population of about 38,000, according to the 2010 census: 54 percent white; 25 percent Hispanic/Latino; 13 percent African-American; and 4 percent Asian. JP has a large gay and lesbian population and is home to several prominent LGBT rights activists. • Once called “The Eden of America” by a visitor,...

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