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Invitacion, March 10, 2017

March 10, 2017
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El plazo para el calendario de eventos es 12pm, martes, 21 marzo, para la edición del 24 marzo. Reporter@jamaicaplaingazette.com. Código de área es 617, a menos que haya otro. Reuniones Caucus Democrático, Caucus de la Zona 10, 735 Huntington Ave. En la sala multiusos Levinson, sábado, 18 mar, para elegir delegados y alternos para...

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Sights and Sounds, March 10, 2017

March 10, 2017
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The deadline for listings is noon, Tues. Mar. 21 for the Mar. 24 issue. Send listings to reporter@jamaicaplaingazette.com. Note: 617 should be dialed before numbers below, unless another area code is given. Special events          Frederick Law Olmsted’s 195th Birthday, April 26, 6-8pm. First Church Unitarian Universalist Jamaica Plain, Eliot and Centre Streets. Wheelchair...

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Op-ed: Don’t drape our iconic public parks in shadows

March 10, 2017
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By Elizabeth Vizza One of the world’s most livable cities, Boston is known for the iconic parks that comprise its heart, providing welcome open space in our urban environment while contributing to the physical and mental well-being of our residents and acting as a tourist hub to support our local economy. Boston Common and...

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Op-Ed: Make your voices heard

March 10, 2017
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By Local State Rep. Jeffrey Sánchez The JP Historical Society is one of my favorite Facebook pages. They have hundreds of photos posted depicting Jamaica Plain from as early as the 1800s. One of the best shows horse drawn buggies crawling along next to the pond – reminding us that JP was once known...

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Letters:

March 10, 2017
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Warren letter ‘over the top’ As I read a letter to the editor from a Jamaica Plain resident, I thought his letter supporting US Sen. Elizabeth Warren for standing up for all the smart voters in the nation was a bit over the top. Really, calling white guys supporting President Trump as “the last gasp...

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YOUTH RALLY

February 24, 2017
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YOUTH RALLY

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JP Agenda, Feb. 24, 2017

February 24, 2017
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The deadline for listings is noon, Tues., Mar. 7 for the Mar. 10 issue. Send listings to reporter@jamaicaplaingazette.com. Note: 617 should be dialed before numbers below, unless another area code is given. Meetings JP Problem Properties Committee, first Wednesday of the month, 10:30am, E-13 Police Station Community Room, 3347 Washington St. Info: Liana Poston,...

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Mayor Walsh announces promotion of JP resident at BPS

February 24, 2017
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By Beth Treffeisen Special to the Gazette At a Feb. 10 press conference, Mayor Martin Walsh and Boston Public Schools (BPS) Superintendent Tommy Chang announced the promotion of Dr. Makeeba McCreary of Jamaica Plain to the role of managing director and senior advisor of external affairs for BPS. In her new position, McCreary will...

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City Council re-establishes Special Committee on Civil Rights

February 24, 2017
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By Beth Treffeisen Special to the Gazette The City Council voted unanimously to re-establish the Special Committee on Civil Rights at a hearing on Feb. 8. Jamaica Plain City Councilor Matt O’Malley will sit on the committee. City Councilor Josh Zakim of District 8 will chair the special committee. He has previously chaired the...

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The Last Streetcar to Arborway, part III

February 24, 2017
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By Franklyn P. Salimbene Salimbene, a longtime Jamaica Plain resident who is a board member of the Arborway Committee for Public transit, Inc and a senior lecturer in law at Bentley University, recently penned a personal reminiscence of the last run of the Arborway streetcar. Below is the third part of the story. Having...

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