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Casa Verde officially opens

May 13, 2016
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The Mexican restaurant Casa Verde at 711 Centre Street officially opened May 2 and business has been booming, according to co-owner David Doyle. “We’ve been busy right off the bat, and feel humbled by the huge amount of support and excitement shown by all of our guests, many of whom are regulars at Tres...

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LEAGUE CHAMPIONS

May 13, 2016
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LEAGUE CHAMPIONS

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HJSMS looks to combat construction with promotional events

May 13, 2016
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For the third year in a row, roadway construction is happening on Centre Street in the area of Hyde Square and Jackson Square. That has Gerald Robbins, executive director of the Hyde/Jackson Square Main Street (HJSMS), rolling out a series of promotions to keep customers coming in despite the construction. This year, the Boston...

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Q. and A. with musician Nima Samimi

May 13, 2016
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Nima Samimi is a nine-year gardener at the Arnold Arboretum. He is also a musician who goes by the name Muhammad Seven. Samimi recently recorded a whole album just using his iPhone. The Gazette conducted a question-and-answer session with him through email about the album. (The session has been edited.) Where did the idea...

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Sights and Sounds, May 13, 2016

May 13, 2016
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The deadline for listings is noon, Tues. May 24 for the May 27 issue. Send listings to reporter@jamaicaplaingazette.com. Note: 617 should be dialed before numbers below, unless another area code is given. Special events JP Time Exchange: Garden Party & Swap, Sat. May 14, 10am-12pm, The Festival Garden, Southwest Corridor Park, Across from the...

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JP Agenda, May 13, 2016

May 13, 2016
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The deadline for listings is noon, Tues., May 24 for the May 27 issue. Send listings to reporter@jamaicaplaingazette.com. Note: 617 should be dialed before numbers below, unless another area code is given. Meetings Police Monthly Meeting, Thu. June 2, 7pm, District E-13. Latino Monthly Meeting, Thurs. May 12, 7pm, Nate Smith House. Strategic Planning/NAC,...

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Invitacion, May 13, 2016

May 13, 2016
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El plazo para la sección de participación es al mediodía, martes, 24 de mayo para la edición del 27 de mayo. Mande eventos a reporter@jamaicaplaingazette.com. Note: marca el 617 antes de los números que salen abajo. Reuniones Plan JP/Rox, miércoles, 11 may, escucharemos el primer borrador del nuevo plan para nuestra vecindad, un plan...

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Scenes from Wake Up the Earth Festival

May 13, 2016
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Scenes from Wake Up the Earth Festival

The truly official arrival of spring in Jamaica Plain is the annual Wake Up the Earth Parade and Festival, sponsored by Spontaneous Celebrations, which made its 37th appearance May 7. These are some images taken at the festival grounds on the Southwest Corridor Park. The festival began as a celebration of a successful battle...

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Op-Ed: House budget supports mental health and substance abuse funding and boosts critical services

May 13, 2016
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Every year, the Massachusetts House begins the budget process by receiving the governor’s proposed budget. The House adjusts the budget to include items most needed by constituents. As chair of the Committee Mental Health and Substance Abuse and Boston’s 11th Suffolk District state representative, I heard your concerns and advocated for initiatives that will...

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TAKING STOCK

May 13, 2016
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TAKING STOCK

Gov. Charlie Baker came to Jamaica Pond on May 4 for the annual fish stocking of Jamaica Pond. One thousand trout, including 800 rainbow trout, 50 brook trout, 50 brown trout, and 100 tiger trout, were released into the pond. Joining Baker were other state and city officials and 35 second graders from the...

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