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O’Malley still pushing for Arborway Yard

June 10, 2011
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City Councilor Matt O’Malley will host a City Council hearing on June 13 to assess the environmental impact of the current temporary Arborway Yard bus facility on Washington Street and to discuss the MBTA’s decision to not fund a planned new permanent facility. “We want a definitive timeframe and to hold the powers that...

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BPL plans for reduced budget

June 10, 2011
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The Boston Public Library (BPL) asked Jamaica Plain residents to rank goals for its “Compass” strategic plan at its roundtable discussion at the Connolly Library on June 6. The BPL Compass plan is “designed to serve as the roadmap for the future of the library,” said BPL spokesperson Gina Perille. Work and service plans,...

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Overpass team tackles street design

June 10, 2011
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FOREST HILLS—The design team for the Casey Overpass replacement project started evaluating alternatives for at-grade traffic patterns, the first of many options to be explored in the redesign of the area. At-grade, or street-level, traffic patterns will dictate what the new overpass will look like or even if one will be included in the...

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Sports program still homeless

June 10, 2011
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The Roberto Clemente 21 Sports Program has managed to keep its regular season going, despite having been homeless since the Hispanic Office for Planning and Evaluation (HOPE) closed in April. The youth sports program was sponsored and managed by HOPE and Alfredo Liriano, its coordinator, had his office in the HOPE building before he...

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Happenings, June 10

June 10, 2011
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The final, last-minute deadline for Happenings listings is noon, June 21 for the June 24 issue. Send arts and entertainment listings to reporter@jamaicaplaingazette.com. Listings with no end date will be run for 3 months, space permitting. Note: 617 should be dialed before numbers below, unless another area code is given. Special Events Bikes Not...

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E-13 Police log, 5/24-6/2

June 10, 2011
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05/24 12:00 p.m., 303 Lamartine St., Investigate property   5/27 12:01, 406 Centre St., Larceny 2:00 p.m., 12 Bickford St., Vandalism 6:30 a.m., 16 Wardman Rd., Missing person located 11:54 a.m., 3512 Washington St., Medical 9:57 a.m., 1980 Columbus Ave., Larceny 2:00 p.m., 25 Atherton St., Fraud 2:46 p.m., 236 Huntington Ave., Towed motor...

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Congratulations!

June 7, 2011
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The following Jamaica Plain individuals, businesses and organizations have received recognition: Halle Edwards-McQuilton was one of sixteen student members of Brimmer and May’s Model United Nations Club who recently traveled to Yale University in New Haven to participate in the 37th annual Yale Model United Nations conference. Chrismaldi Vasquez is the United Way of...

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Liftoff

May 27, 2011
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(Gazette Photo by Nathan Brescia) LIFTOFF—A kite-flyer takes to the air during the Kite & Bike Festival on May 14 at Franklin Park.

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Lantern Festival returns to Forest Hills

May 27, 2011
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Rebeca Oliveira

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WRCNA preps to withstand break-ins

May 27, 2011
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Rebeca Oliveira

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