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JP Observer: JP has experienced ‘accidental security’

February 26, 2016
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When Jamaica Plain economics are discussed these days, especially regarding housing, the phrase “accidental security” comes to mind. That concept goes a long way toward explaining changes that seem beyond our control in the neighborhood and might help us deal with some of them. No wonder we as a community feel so anxious about...

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VA hospital temporarily closed

February 26, 2016
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The Jamaica Plain campus of VA Boston Hospital was closed over Valentines Day weekend after frigid temperatures made pipes burst, causing major water damage, according to a press release. Access to the facility was restricted as staff and contractors worked to recover the hospital and bring it back to full use. Employees of that...

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JP Agenda, Feb. 26, 2016

February 26, 2016
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The deadline for listings is noon, Tues., Mar. 8 for the Mar. 11 issue. Send listings to reporter@jamaicaplaingazette.com. Note: 617 should be dialed before numbers below, unless another area code is given. Meetings Egleston YMCA, meeting discussing plans to develop the area around Egleston Sq. through the City’s JP/Rox initiative. Residents have the opportunity...

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Invitacion, Feb. 26, 2016

February 26, 2016
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El plazo para la sección de participación es al mediodía, martes, 8 mar para la edición del 11 mar. Mande eventos a reporter@jamaicaplaingazette.com. Note: marca el 617 antes de los números que salen abajo. Reuniones Egleston YMCA, reunión para hablar de planes para crecer el área de Egleston Sq con la iniciativa de JP/Rox....

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A NEW DAWN

February 26, 2016
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A NEW DAWN

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Goddard House project goes before City’s design commission

February 26, 2016
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The Goddard House project is slated to go before the Boston Civic Design Commission (BCDC) on the night of Feb. 23, after the Gazette deadline, according to Boston Redevelopment Authority spokesperson Nick Martin. The BCDC reviews the project for the design of the building and its impact on public spaces and streets. Eden Properties...

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Sights and Sounds, Feb. 26, 2016

February 26, 2016
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The deadline for listings is noon, Tues. Mar. 8 for the Mar. 11 issue. Send listings to reporter@jamaicaplaingazette.com. Note: 617 should be dialed before numbers below, unless another area code is given. Special events Franklin Park February Winter Fun Days, sledding and games, Saturdays 10am-12pm, Feb. 27. William J. Devine Golf Clubhouse, 1 Circuit...

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O’Malley introduces ‘Puppy Mill Bill’

February 26, 2016
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O’Malley introduces ‘Puppy Mill Bill’

Jamaica Plain City Councilor Matt O’Malley introduced an ordinance nicknamed the “Puppy Mill Bill” on Feb. 22 that would ban the sale of dogs, cats, and rabbits in pet stores in Boston, according to a press release. O’Malley introduced the ordinance at the MSPCA-Angell Animal Medical Center in JP. The ordinance would not affect...

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SMART FROM THE START

February 26, 2016
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SMART FROM THE START

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Egleston Square YMCA head picked to lead BCYF

February 26, 2016
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William Morales, who is the executive director of the Egleston Square YMCA, has been appointed as commissioner of the Boston Centers for Youth & Families (BCYF), which provides vital resources to Boston’s youth and senior populations, according to a press release. The BCYF commissioner works within Mayor Martin Walsh’s Health and Human Services Cabinet...

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