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Sights and Sounds, Aug. 26, 2016

August 26, 2016
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The deadline for listings is noon, Tues. Sept. 6 for the Sept. 9 issue. Send listings to [email protected] Note: 617 should be dialed before numbers below, unless another area code is given. Special events 21st Annual Taste of Jamaica Plain, at Franklin Park Zoo Tropical Forest Pavilion. Sept. 15, 6-9pm. Good food, good fun,...

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Letter: Sidewalk trees are pleasant

August 26, 2016
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As Jamaica Plain residents we are privileged to have some of the city’s best parks right in our neighborhood. And sidewalk trees go a long way toward making the city a more pleasant place to be. A tree that has pushed through the sidewalk has likely been there for a while, and let’s face...

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Letter: Vote no on Questions 2

August 26, 2016
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I have worked for 10 plus years in traditional public schools, charter schools, and the central office of a large urban school district. I have worked in schools in three states. Based on my experience as a teacher, as a student of education policy, and now as a parent, I think that Question 2,...

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Letter: Local elections matter

August 26, 2016
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As the co-chairs of the Jamaica Plain Progressives, we urge our neighbors in JP to support Katie Forde for the Suffolk County Register of Deeds. The reasons to support Katie are both practical and political. As a practical matter, Katie is the only candidate with the needed experience. The registry is critical to anyone buying...

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Op-Ed: National Night Out

August 26, 2016
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By Mayor Martin Walsh Recently, I visited neighborhoods across Boston, from Hyde Park to Brighton, from Mattapan to East Boston, for “National Night Out” with members of the Boston Police Department and Commissioner William Evans. We spent time with residents of all ages in nearly every neighborhood, playing games, eating food and ice cream,...

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SNA members weigh-in on Plan: JP/Rox study

August 12, 2016
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By Sara Selevitch Special to the Gazette Roughly 25 community members gathered on July 27 at Doyle’s Cafe for a joint Boston Redevelopment Authority (BRA) and Stonybrook Neighborhood Association meeting to discuss the first draft of the Plan: JP/Rox study, which seeks to develop the 250 acres between Forest Hills, Egleston Square, and Jackson...

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A NIGHT OF GREAT MUSIC

August 12, 2016
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A NIGHT OF GREAT MUSIC

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Miembros de SNA comentan en el estudio Plan: JP/Rox

August 12, 2016
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De Sara Selevitch Especial a la Gaceta Alrededor de 25 miembros de la comunidad se juntaron el 27 de julio en Doyle’s Café para una reunión de Boston Redevelopment Authority (BRA) y Stonybrook Neighborhood Association para hablar sobre el primer borrador del estudio Plan: JP/Rox, que busca desarrollar los 250 acres entre Forest Hills,...

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Invitacion, Aug. 12, 2016

August 12, 2016
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El plazo para la sección de participación es al mediodía, martes, el 23 de agosto para la edición del 26 de agosto. Mande eventos a [email protected] Note: marca 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...

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Eliot School Party

August 12, 2016
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Eliot School Party

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