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HSTF youths to rally for rec center

February 10, 2017
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Members of the Hyde Square Task Force, a youth-oriented nonprofit, will be hosting a rally and press conference at the Jackson Square T Station on Feb. 13 at 4:30 p.m. to build support for Urban Edge’s proposed $21 million recreation center, according to a press release. Urban Edge has raised $13 million of the...

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ZBA approves 76 Stonley Road project

February 10, 2017
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The City’s Zoning Board of Appeals (ZBA) voted on Feb. 7 to approve variances for the 76 Stonley Road project, according to Inspectional Services Department (ISD) spokesperson Lisa Timberlake. ISD oversees the ZBA. Developers John Morrissey and Bryan Austin have a plan for a four-story, 30,720-square-foot building with 28 units and 23 below-grade parking...

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The Last Streetcar to Arborway, part II

February 10, 2017
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The Last Streetcar to Arborway, part II

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 second part of the story. The...

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Sights and Sounds, Feb. 10, 2017

February 10, 2017
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The deadline for listings is noon, Tues. Feb. 21 for the Feb. 24 issue. Send listings to reporter@jamaicaplaingazette.com. Note: 617 should be dialed before numbers below, unless another area code is given. Special events My Furry Valentine: A South Street Event, Focus Real Estate, Monumental Cupcakes, and Polkadog Bakery are teaming up Feb. 2...

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Invitacion, Feb. 10, 2017

February 10, 2017
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El plazo para la sección de participación es al mediodía, martes, el 21 de febrero para la edición del 24 de febrero. Mande eventos a reporter@jamaicaplaingazette.com. Note: marca el 617 antes de los números que salen abajo, a menos que haya otro código. Reuniones Comité de zonificación de JPNDC, reuniones 15 feb, 1 mar,...

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Letters:

February 10, 2017
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The uncertain future—and response by American left From the Occupy movement of 2011 to the Bernie Sanders campaign, to resisting the Trump administration, the American left is now faced with deciding what to do next—or how most effectively resist and try to force replacement of President Trump’s policies, while strategizing and organizing towards the...

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Op-Ed: Standing up for our values

February 10, 2017
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By Mayor Martin Walsh Looking back, I am so proud to be a Bostonian—and to be your Mayor. On Jan. 27, President Trump made good on his divisive campaign rhetoric, and signed a series of executive orders that are designed to promote American isolation, intolerance, and fear. Boston didn’t sit back and accept these...

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Obituary: Richard C. Hoeh, former JP resident, dies

February 10, 2017
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Obituary: Richard C. Hoeh, former JP resident, dies

Richard Charles “Mike” Hoeh died on Jan. 26, with his wife and eldest daughter by his side. He had been in home hospice care in Bethel, Maine, since a recent diagnosis of cancer. He was born at Faulkner Hospital in Jamaica Plain on July 18, 1930, to Frederick and Margaret (Morlock) Hoeh, both children...

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Obituary: Dawn Marie MacLeod, JP resident, dies

February 10, 2017
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Obituary: Dawn Marie MacLeod, JP resident, dies

Dawn Marie MacLeod, a Forest Hills resident, died on Jan. 24. She was 53. Wife of Eric H. Brown; loving mother of Meghan MacLeod of Dedham and Katherine Rohlfing of Jamaica Plain; daughter of the late Malcolm C. and Marie MacLeod; sister of David M. MacLeod of North Conway, New Hampshire, the late Scott...

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Bridge named after JP brothers

February 10, 2017
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Legislation was passed at the State House to officially name the Jamaicaway bridge over Route 9 on the Mission Hill/Jamaica Plain border as the Lance Corporal Alexander Arredondo and Brian Arredondo Memorial Bridge, in honor of two JP brothers, according to a press release. Lance Corporal Alexander Arredondo, a member of the U.S. Marine...

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