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Play Time

August 16, 2013
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Invitación, Aug. 16, 2013

August 16, 2013
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La entrega para la lista de Invitación es al mediodía, el 27 de agosto para la publicación del 30 de agosto. Manda a news@jamaicaplaingazette.com. Atención: Marca el 617 antes de los números que salen abajo. Reuniones Zoning Board of Appeals, martes, 20 agosto, 9:30am: 23-25 Chestnut Sq. (subdividir la parcela, construir un edificio de...

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Puppy Patient

August 16, 2013
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Puppy Patient

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Happy 100th

August 16, 2013
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Happy 100th

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JP Agenda, Aug. 16, 2013

August 16, 2013
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The deadline for listings is noon, Tues., Aug. 27 for the Aug. 30 issue. Send listings to reporter@jamaicaplaingazette.com. Note: 617 should be dialed before numbers below, unless another area code is given. Meetings Zoning Board of Appeals, Tues., Aug. 20, 9:30am: 23-25 Chestnut Sq. (subdivide parcel, erect two-family building), 1 Roanoke Ave. (update legal...

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Stage Star

August 16, 2013
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Editorial: JPNC lawsuit and JPNC election

August 16, 2013
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The Jamaica Plain Neighborhood Council’s ongoing lawsuit against a local real estate development looks like it will be a double-edged sword in terms of drawing attention to the pending council election. The JPNC should make sure that potential candidates are fully aware of the lawsuit and any possible legal ramifications that might involve them....

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Editorial: Mayoral details

August 16, 2013
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Thanks to local Main Streets organizations and JP-based housing nonprofits for staging important mayoral forums to raise the neglected issues of small business development and Boston’s staggering cost of getting a roof over one’s head. Those conversations should continue, and in as much detail as possible. A lack of policy detail has allowed these...

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Editorial: A different chess move

August 16, 2013
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In the Aug. 2 issue, we praised the Boston Redevelopment Authority board of directors for its smart “chess move” of linking the redevelopment of Hyde Square’s former Norbert School building to a successful sale of the former Blessed Sacrament Church. That information was incorrect. In fact, the BRA board linked the school project to...

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Op-Ed: Small businesses belong on the mayoral agenda

August 16, 2013
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By Betsy Cowan, Richard Rouse and Gerald Robbins/Special to the Gazette Small businesses form the backbone of each unique neighborhood of Boston, investing in the City through taxes, local purchasing and local hiring. In addition, small businesses add vitality to the neighborhoods by attracting customers, beautifying their storefronts and improving the public safety and...

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