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Council passes Arroyo’s ‘Invest in Boston’

September 27, 2013
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At-Large City Councilor Felix Arroyo, a Jamaica Plain resident, has for several years been pushing the “Invest in Boston” ordinance. The City Councilor passed that measure unanimously on Sept. 18, according to a press release. The “Invest in Boston” ordinance calls for the City to deposit funds only in banks that demonstrate they are...

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Star Power

September 27, 2013
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Star Power

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Sewing with a Heart

September 27, 2013
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Sewing with a Heart

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JP Agenda, Sept. 27, 2013

September 27, 2013
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The deadline for listings is noon, Tues., Oct. 8 for the Oct. 11 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 Monthly Meeting, Oct. 1, 7pm, John F. Kennedy School, 7 Bolster St....

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Invitacion, Sept. 27, 2013

September 27, 2013
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La entrega para la lista de Invitación es al mediodía, el 8 de octubre para la publicación del 11 de octubre. Manda a news@jamaicaplaingazette.com. Atención: Marca el 617 antes de los números que salen abajo. Reuniones Public Service Committee de Jamaica Plain Neighborhood Council reunión mensual, 1 octubre, 7pm, John F. Kennedy School, 7...

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Real Estate Today: Mayor announces plan to house homeless

September 27, 2013
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Real Estate Today: Mayor announces plan to house homeless

Mayor Thomas Menino last week announced a plan to provide more housing and support for Boston’s homeless people. The city’s homeless population is currently estimated at about 7,000, an increase from last year. Only about 190 of those people live on the streets without shelter, almost none of them in Jamaica Plain, according a...

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Sights and Sounds, Sept. 27, 2013

September 27, 2013
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The deadline for listings is noon, Tues., Oct. 8 for the Oct. 11 issue. Send listings to reporter@jamaicaplaingazette.com. Note: 617 should be dialed before numbers below, unless another area code is given. Special Events First Thursday, community art shows and walkabout, throughout Centre and South streets, Thurs., Oct. 3, 6-8pm. Info: jpcentresouthmainstreets.org. Family Fall...

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Editorial: Congrats to winners–and also-rans

September 27, 2013
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We congratulate Marty Walsh and John Connolly on their top-two finishes in Tuesday’s mayoral election and we look forward to seeing them lay out compelling visions for Boston’s future in the coming weeks. Through hard, thorough campaigning, in JP and around the city, they earned their win. Now they will work even harder to...

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Letter: SNA’s ideas for improving Commons at Forest Hills

September 27, 2013
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The Stonybrook Neighborhood Association (SNA) is excited to engage the development team and the Boston Redevelopment Authority (BRA) in the review process for the Commons at Forest Hills project proposed for the Hughes Oil site on Washington Street just north of Forest Hills station. (“Commons at Forest Hills comment period extended,” Sept. 13.) We...

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JP Music Fest 2013

September 13, 2013
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In its third year, the JP Music Festival once again drew a big crowd to Jamaica Pond Park on Sept. 7 to see local musicians of all types. Brian Barthlemes (right), lead singer and guitarist of the local band Tallahassee, fist-bumps his son who joined him onstage. (Photo by Daniella Rascon)

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