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FPC executive director leaves

April 28, 2017
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Corey Allen is no longer the executive director of the Franklin Park Coalition (FPC), according to FPC board member Mike Carpentier. FPC is a nonprofit group that helps maintain the park. “Corey has left the Coalition,” said Carpentier in an email. “We are currently in the process of transitioning toward an interim director as...

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New Hyde Square Businesses

April 28, 2017
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New Hyde Square Businesses

Three new businesses have opened recently in Hyde Square, according to Hyde/Jackson Square Main Street Executive Director Gerald Robbins. They are Joseph’s Computer Center Tech at 373 Centre St., Green Street Massage at 420 Centre St., and 21 Plus Smoke Shop at 380 Centre St. Courtesy Photos

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JP Observer: New efforts focus on making JP cleaner

April 28, 2017
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The Wake Up the Earth Festival is set for the first Saturday in May for the 39th year, and that means it’s spring in Jamaica Plain—time to also think about neighborhood cleaning again. The city is “dirtiest in spring,” Public Works Department (PWD) Deputy Commissioner Michael Brohel pointed out in a recent interview, because...

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Invitacion, April 28, 2017

April 28, 2017
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Plazo para calendario de eventos: 9 de mayo para la edición del 12 de mayo. Mande eventos a reporter@jamaicaplaingazette.com. Código de área es 617, a menos que haya otro. Reuniones Comité de servicio público, de Jamaica Plain Neighborhood Council reunión mensual, martes, 2 may, 7pm, comisaría E-13, 3347 Washington, en la esquina de Green Street. Agenda:...

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JP Agenda, April 28, 2017

April 28, 2017
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The deadline for listings is noon, Tues. May 9 for the May 12 issue. Send listings to reporter@jamaicaplaingazette.com. Note: 617 should be dialed before numbers below, unless another area code is given. Meetings JP Problem Properties Committee, first Wednesday of the month, 10:30am, E-13 Police Station Community Room, 3347 Washington St. Info: Liana Poston,...

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Sights and Sounds, April 28, 2017

April 28, 2017
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The deadline for listings is noon, Tues. May 9 for the May 12 issue. Send listings to reporter@jamaicaplaingazette.com. Note: 617 should be dialed before numbers below, unless another area code is given. Special events Sweet Tastes of JP, a fabulous evening of desserts, spirits & music. May 18, 6-9pm at Bella Luna & The...

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JP Kids: City releases RFP for grants for kids programs

April 28, 2017
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Summer youth programs can now apply for grants of up to $4,000 to enrich their programming, according to a press release. The Boston Centers for Youth and Families (BCYF) Summer Grants request for proposals (RFP) have been released by BCYF and the City of Boston. They are intended to increase the number and variety...

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JP Kids: Afterschool program raising awareness on potential funding cuts

April 28, 2017
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As Afterschool Professionals Appreciation Week wraps up this week, a local afterschool program is raising awareness for its value to the community in the face of potential federal funding cuts which may threaten afterschool programs. Afterschool professionals work with children and youth in school and community-based settings to provide extended learning opportunities and care...

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JP Kids: Mayor Visit

April 28, 2017
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JP Kids: Mayor Visit

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JP Kids: Run for Recess

April 28, 2017
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JP Kids: Run for Recess

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