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Blessed Sacrament Church’s future unclear

April 10, 2015
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More than a year has transpired since the sale of the historic former Blessed Sacrament Church building at 365 Centre St., but its future remains unclear. Hyde Square Task Force (HSTF), a youth-oriented nonprofit, finalized in February 2014 the purchase of the building from Church Square Partners, which is a partnership between the Jamaica...

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Guitar Concert

April 10, 2015
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Guitar Concert

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Faulkner Doc

April 10, 2015
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Faulkner Doc

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Plainfield development likely to restart soon

April 10, 2015
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Plainfield development likely to restart soon

Following two years of work and a stop-work order from the City, the development at 22-26 Plainfield St. is likely to get the green light to resume construction soon. Following neighborhood concerns about the plans for a new three-unit, three-story townhouse, the city’s Inspectional Services Department (ISD) issued a stop-work order pending review and...

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Zoning Comm. OK’s South St. renovation project

April 10, 2015
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Zoning Comm. OK’s South St. renovation project

The Jamaica Plain Neighborhood Council’s Zoning Committee approved in February a developer’s plan to turn a house at 67 South St. into condominiums, according to chair Dave Baron. He said there was no opposition to the plan at the meeting. The developer, Liam Lydon, said in an email to the Gazette he plans to...

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No new tenant for South St. Harvest spot

April 10, 2015
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No new tenant is lined up to replace Harvest Co-op Market when it leaves 57 South St. later this month, according to landlord Dean Rusk. Rusk said that the real estate company Boston Urban Partners has been “showing it a lot” but no tenant has been found. Harvest will cease operations mid-month, as the...

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Basketball Star

April 10, 2015
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Basketball Star

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City crafting 2030 transportation plan

April 10, 2015
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The City of Boston is developing a new comprehensive transportation plan, called “Go Boston 2030,” as part of the various coordinated efforts to envision the city in 2030. The initiative just completed its first phase, asking residents to submit their questions and requests, partly through a City truck visiting various neighborhoods. There are no...

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JP woman charged with defrauding Marathon fund

April 10, 2015
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A Jamaica Plain woman is facing fraud charges after allegedly pretending to be a Boston Marathon bombing victim and collecting more than $40,000 in aid, according to the Suffolk County District Attorney’s Office. Joanna Leigh, 41, claims she suffered a traumatic brain injury whose symptoms, while severe, took about two weeks after the 2013...

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Library Benefactors

April 10, 2015
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Library Benefactors

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