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Invitacion, April 25, 2014

April 25, 2014
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El plazo para la lista de eventos es al mediodía, el 6 de mayo para la publicación del 9 de mayo. Mande a [email protected] Atención: Marca el 617 antes de los números que salen abajo. Reuniones Centre/Hyde/Jackson Design Projects reunión comunitara para hablar sobre asuntos de diseño como tamaño de aceras, cruceros, jardinería, y...

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Editorial: Arborway Yard needs light

April 25, 2014
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Whatever minor tweaks or massive changes may eventually come to the Arborway Yard bus facility plan, there is one thing it unquestionably needs: daylight. For too long, a deeply dysfunctional relationship between the MBTA and the Jamaica Plain community has marred Arborway Yard planning with crazy surprises and bloated construction estimates. It’s time for...

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Letter: Thanks for Curley Field support

April 25, 2014
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We asked. And you gave! The Curley K-8 School Playing Field Committee gratefully announces that we have reached our goal! What started as a dream—raise enough funds in one year to transform a 14,000-square-foot, broken-up, unsafe asphalt lot into a safe, outdoor playing field and running track for our 850-plus students—has become reality. We...

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Fair Time

April 11, 2014
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Fair Time

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Mayor cuts ribbon for Hyde Sq. businesses

April 11, 2014
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Mayor cuts ribbon for Hyde Sq. businesses

Mayor Martin Walsh cut the ribbon on six recent and brand-new businesses and nonprofits in the former Blessed Sacrament Church site in a March 29 event. The event marked the full occupancy of a 7,500-square-foot retail space at Centre and Creighton streets created by the Jamaica Plain Neighborhood Development Corporation and New Atlantic Development....

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Parks Party

April 11, 2014
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Parks Party

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Sights and Sounds, April 11, 2014

April 11, 2014
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The deadline for listings is noon, Tues., April 22 for the April 25 issue. Send listings to [email protected] Note: 617 should be dialed before numbers below, unless another area code is given. Special Events Easter Egg-stravaganza, crafts, basket-making, egg hunt, Sat. April 12, 9:30-11:30am, River of Life Church, 440 Center St. Info: 894-4358. Wood...

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Historic Eliot School undergoes renovation

April 11, 2014
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North Bennett Street School students Mindy Otten-Chen (left) and Brahm Wilson at work on the Eliot School cupola. (Photo by Julio Fuentes)

By Bonnie McBride/Special to the Gazette PONDSIDE—Working in a maze of scaffolding high above Jamaica Plain’s Eliot Street, two women from North Bennet Street School’s (NBSS) Preservation Carpentry program are restoring the cupola on the historic 1831 schoolhouse of the Eliot School of Fine and Applied Arts. Students Mindy Otten-Chen and Brahm Wilson are...

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JP Agenda, April 11, 2014

April 11, 2014
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The deadline for listings is noon, Tues., April 22 for the April 25 issue. Send listings to [email protected] Note: 617 should be dialed before numbers below, unless another area code is given. Meetings Stonybrook Neighborhood Association, Mon., April 14, 7-9pm, back room of Doyle’s, 3484 Washington St. Info: www.sna-jp.org JPNC Housing & Development Committee,...

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Editorial: Our Boston Marathon

April 11, 2014
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“Explosions injure dozens at Boston Marathon; many JPers in race.” So read the headline that Gazette reporters, still in shock, wrote atop a breaking news story on the afternoon of April 15, 2013. For nearly four days, the news only got worse. JP’s Faulkner Hospital filled with victims of the maniacal bombings. Nearly everyone...

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