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Editorial: Roslindale Neighbors

May 8, 2015
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The Gazette makes its twice-a-year visit to Roslindale this week. You could call it a meeting of old friends, and we tend to use the term “neighbors,” but JP and Rozzie are more like siblings joined at the hip by Arnold Arboretum. We’re both diverse neighborhoods with rich social histories but also facing—and embracing—a...

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Editorial: Fix the DND map

May 8, 2015
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It’s great that Mayor Walsh and the Department of Neighborhood Development have created the city’s first comprehensive student housing report. It is not great that DND continues to poison its reports by using an old BRA map that was never correct. We have warned of this repeatedly, and here we go again. JP as...

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Letter: 3200 Washington project sets a bad precedent

May 8, 2015
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The pending approval of 76 residential units for a new development at the old Economy Plumbing site on Washington Street between Montebello and Iffley streets sets a series of bad precedents for development of the entire JP Washington Street corridor. The proposed 3200 Washington St. project overwhelms the surrounding community in both size and...

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Invitacion, May 8, 2015

May 8, 2015
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El plazo para la lista de eventos es el 19 de mayo al mediodía para la publicación del 22 de mayo. Mande a reporter@jamaicaplaingazette.com. Atención: Marque el 617 antes de los números que salen abajo. Reuniones Comité del medio ambiente, los parques y la energía de JPNC, agenda incluye una discusión inicial de la...

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Hero Foundation

April 24, 2015
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Hero Foundation

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Boston Shines, park cleanup coming soon

April 24, 2015
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Annual street and park cleanup events are needed more than ever after the winter’s litter-filled snow soiled the neighborhoods. If you’d like to pitch in, the opportunities start this weekend. Franklin Park is hosting a cleanup this Saturday, April 25, from 1 to 4 p.m. The park needs a spring cleaning, especially after being...

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Bikes of Spring

April 24, 2015
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Bikes of Spring

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Expecting Mom

April 24, 2015
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Expecting Mom

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Sights and Sounds, April 24, 2015

April 24, 2015
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The deadline for listings is noon, Tues., May 5 for the May 8 issue. Send listings to reporter@jamaicaplaingazette.com. Note: 617 should be dialed before numbers below, unless another area code is given. Special  Interest JP Regan Youth League Opening Day, youth baseball/softball league event, Sat., April 25, 9am parade leaving from Monument; 10am opening...

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JP Agenda, April 24, 2015

April 24, 2015
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The deadline for listings is noon, Tues., May 5 for the May 8 issue. Send listings to reporter@jamaicaplaingazette.com. Note: 617 should be dialed before numbers below, unless another area code is given. Meetings JPNC Forest Hills ad-hoc committee, agenda tbd, Mon., April 27, 7pm, Farnsworth House, 90 South St. Info: jpnc.org. Jamaica Plain Neighborhood...

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