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Tenants’ rights policy considered by local lawmakers

December 9, 2016
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Mayor Martin Walsh has announced a proposal that would increase tenants’ rights, according to a press release. Walsh has sent the Jim Brooks Stabilization Act, a home rule petition, to the City Council for consideration. The measure will need to be approved by the City Council and the State House. The act would help...

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CSMS has new executive director

December 9, 2016
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After a search that began at the start of the year, Jamaica Plain Centre/South Main Streets (CSMS) has announced that Kevin Johnson will be its new executive director. CSMS previous executive director, Andrew Zarro, left in 2014. The new director is a Boston native with work experience at various nonprofits. His most recent role...

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Sights and Sounds, Dec. 9, 2016

December 9, 2016
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The deadline for listings is noon, Tues. Dec. 20 for the Dec. 23 issue. Send listings to reporter@jamaicaplaingazette.com. Note: 617 should be dialed before numbers below, unless another area code is given. Special events 6th Annual JP Rocks and Rolls record and art fair, Dec. 11. Spontaneous Celebrations, 45 Danforth St. Breakfast and Visit...

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Holidays in JP: City encourages residents to support local businesses

December 9, 2016
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Boston residents are encouraged to support their local small businesses while shopping for the holiday season as part of the City’s #5onMain challenge this year, according to a press release. Mayor Martin Walsh kicked off the “Holidays on Main Streets” campaign late last month as an initiative to inspire holiday shoppers to support Main...

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Holidays in JP: CURLEY SCHOOL LIBRARY FUNDRAISER

December 9, 2016
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Holidays in JP: CURLEY SCHOOL LIBRARY FUNDRAISER

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Holidays in JP: MAYOR’S ENCHANTED TROLLEY TOUR AND TREE LIGHTING

December 9, 2016
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Holidays in JP: MAYOR’S ENCHANTED TROLLEY TOUR AND TREE LIGHTING

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JP Agenda, Dec. 9, 2016

December 9, 2016
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The deadline for listings is noon, Tues., Dec. 20 for the Dec. 23 issue. Send listings to reporter@jamaicaplaingazette.com. Note: 617 should be dialed before numbers below, unless another area code is given. Meetings JP Zoning, Weds. Dec. 21 at Farnsworth House, 90 South St. Agenda includes 68 Boynton St. and 12 Hubbard St. 7pm....

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Holidays in JP: English High School football team in action on Thanksgiving Day

December 9, 2016
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Holidays in JP: English High School football team in action on Thanksgiving Day

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Call for artists for alternative space pilot project

December 9, 2016
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Artists can now apply for rehearsal space at the AT&T flagship store through the City of Boston’s Alternative Space Pilot Project, according to a press release. The AT&T flagship store is located on Boylston Street in the Back Bay, and will be available free of charge for one three-hour block per week during store...

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Several issues resolved over 76 Stonley Road project

December 9, 2016
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The Stonybrook Neighborhood Association (SNA) and the developers of 76 Stonley Road project have resolved several issues over the proposal, according to SNA member Sue Cibulsky. The Boston Planning and Development Agency board during its Nov. 17 meeting approved the 76 Stonley Road project, but the proposal still needs to go before the City’s...

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