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JP Guide: JP is Green

September 21, 2017
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Though Jamaica Plain is part of the city of Boston, the parks, urban wilds, playgrounds and community gardens, many supported by the city and state, allow an escape from an overdose of urban life. JP is bordered on three sides by green space, including several jewels of the Emerald Necklace, designed by Frederick Law...

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JP Guide: A Brief History of JP

September 21, 2017
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Once referred to as “the Eden of America,” Jamaica Plain is a unique section of the City of Boston. It was part of the Town of Roxbury until 1848. It was then part of West Roxbury, until it finally became Jamaica Plain. Legend has it that the name Jamaica Plain came from the fondness...

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Letters:

September 21, 2017
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Whither goest thou from the Common, America? On August 19, tens of thousands of people marched the length of Tremont Street from Roxbury Crossing to Boston Common. They marched because at that very hour a “free speech” rally was due to take place. The rally boasted a lineup of white supremacist and alt-right speakers....

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Op-Ed: Starting the school year together

September 21, 2017
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By Mayor Martin Walsh The start of the school year brings a lot change into our students’ lives: new classes, new teachers, new subjects to tackle. September can be an inspiring time, a season that brings students, teachers, and families together as they work to accomplish a shared goal: a successful, completed school year....

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PEACEFUL PROTEST

August 25, 2017
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PEACEFUL PROTEST

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Sights and Sounds, Aug. 25, 2017

August 25, 2017
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The deadline for listings is noon, Tues. Sept. 12 for the Sept. 15 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. 25, 2017

August 25, 2017
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Plazo para calendario de eventos: martes, 12 sept para la edición del 15 sept. Mande eventos a reporter@jamaicaplaingazette.com. Código de área es 617, a menos que haya otro. Reuniones Distrito E-13, reunión mensual, jueves, 7 sept, 7pm, Curtis Hall Community Center. Reunión mensual latina, jueves, 14 sept, 6.30pm, 155 Lamartine St. Comité de avisos...

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JP Agenda, Aug. 25, 2017

August 25, 2017
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The deadline for listings is noon, Tues. Sept. 12 for the Sept. 15 issue. Send listings to reporter@jamaicaplaingazette.com. Note: 617 should be dialed before numbers below, unless another area code is given. Meetings Public Service Committee of the Jamaica Plain Neighborhood Council will hold its monthly meeting on Tues. Sept. 5 at 7pm at...

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BREATHTAKING

August 25, 2017
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BREATHTAKING

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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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