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SuperTeens in Jamaica Plain

April 13, 2018
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The SuperTeens leadership program for youth will be operated at two BCYF centers in Jamaica Plain this summer: BCYF Curtis Hall for girls only, and BCYF Hennigan Community Center, according to a press release. Boston youth aged 13 to 14 years old can now enroll in Boston Centers for Youth & Families (BCYF) SuperTeens...

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MOAR hosts 15th annual meeting to discuss addiction and recovery in state

March 23, 2018
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MOAR hosted a Boston policy dialogue at Brigham and Women’s Faulkner Hospital on March 12 to discuss prevention, treatment, and discovery of addiction. MOAR (Massachusetts Organization for Addiction Recovery) is an organization dedicated to creating a coalition with other addiction-oriented groups to educate the public about the value of recovery from alcohol and other...

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MOAR presenta reunión para hablar sobre la adicción y la recuperación

March 23, 2018
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MOAR presentó un dialogo político en Brigham and Women’s Faulkner Hospital el 12 de marzo para hablar sobre la prevención y el tratamiento de adicción en el estado. MOAR (Massachusetts Organization for Addiction Recovery) se dedica a crear una coalición con otros grupos asociados con la adicción para educar al público sobre el valor...

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Grass Fed to change owners

March 23, 2018
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Krista Kranyak Chalfin, the owner of Grass Fed and Ten Tables, is selling the Grass Fed location on Centre Street to the owner of Chilicates. “I decided to sell Grass Fed because I am ready for the next chapter in my life,” Chalfin said. “I turned 45 years old this past year and after...

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Real Estate Today: State of the JP Market

March 23, 2018
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When the Gazette asked local real estate agents about the state of the real estate market in Jamaica Plain, it came as no surprise that the seller’s market is indeed still booming as it has been in recent years. Karen McCormack, real estate agent at McCormack and Scanlan, said that the beginning of 2018...

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Bike share to rebrand and expand

March 23, 2018
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The Boston Transportation Department (BTD) will host 11 open houses this spring to finalize plans for over 70 new bike share stations around the City and the area, which will be installed starting in June 2018, according to a press release. Boston residents are encouraged to drop in to an open house and share...

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Sanchez discusses state budget, housing dev. programming with JPNC

March 9, 2018
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The Jamaica Plain Neighborhood Council (JPNC) during its monthly meeting last month held a question-and-answer session with local state Rep. Jeffrey Sanchez. The representative discussed a range of issues, including the state budget and programming at Mildred C. Hailey Apartments. The council also reviewed a new restaurant at Forest Hills and the council’s “Good...

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Sánchez habla sobre el presupuesto estatal, programas de vivienda con JPNC

March 9, 2018
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Durante su reunión mensual el 27 de febrero en Farnsworth House, Jamaica Plain Neighborhood Council (JPNC) presentó una sesión de preguntas y respuestas con el representante local Jeffrey Sánchez. El representante habló sobre una amplia variedad de asuntos, como el presupuesto estatal y los programas en los apartamentos Mildred C. Hailey. La junta también...

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Man sentenced for armed robbery, rape

March 9, 2018
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An identical twin was sentenced to 16 years in prison and 10 years of probation on Feb. 26 after being convicted of rape and armed robbery last month, according to the Suffolk County District Attorney’s (DA) Office. The case had been complicated by the lack of technology to distinguish between one twin and the...

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City scholarships available to Boston residents for college

March 9, 2018
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Applications are now available for the 2018 City of Boston Scholarships, which are need-based scholarships for Boston residents interested in pursuing an undergraduate degree or continuing education in Massachusetts, according to the press release. “The City of Boston Scholarship Fund helps turn our residents’ dreams of completing their post-secondary education into reality,” said Mayor...

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