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JP Agenda, Jan. 29, 2016

January 29, 2016
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The deadline for listings is noon, Tues., Feb. 9 for the Feb. 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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Invitacion, Jan. 29, 2016

January 29, 2016
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El plazo para la sección de participación es al mediodía, martes, 9 de febrero para la edición del 12 de febrero. Mande eventos a reporter@jamaicaplaingazette.com. Note: marca el 617 antes de los números que salen abajo. Reuniones Jamaica Pond Association, lunes, 1 feb en la sala de reuniones de Jamaica Tower, 111 Perkins St.,...

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Some IAG members want more affordable units for Goddard House project

January 29, 2016
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The Boston Redevelopment Authority (BRA) held an impact advisory group (IAG) meeting for the Goddard House project on Jan. 7 with some members advocating for more affordable-housing units, according to BRA spokesperson Nick Martin. An IAG is a City-appointed group of residents and other stakeholders that advise the City on potential impacts of building...

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Meetings scheduled on MBTA fare hikes

January 29, 2016
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The MBTA is holding a series of public meetings to hear comments and suggestions from the community about proposed fare hikes, according to a press release. The nearest meeting for Jamaica Plain residents will be at the Roxbury Community College on Feb. 10. The MBTA is making efforts to close its $242 million structural...

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JP History: Everything is new again: Eliot School celebrates 340 years of education and craft

January 29, 2016
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By Pamela Larson Mathews Special to the Gazette The Eliot School of Fine & Applied Arts marks its 340th birthday this year, celebrating with a series of parties, talks, and exhibitions. A Jamaica Plain grammar school for over two centuries, the school would become a vibrant center for craft education in the 19th century....

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JP History: This Week in JP History

January 29, 2016
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The Gazette’s top headlines from this week in JP history: 5 years ago: 2011 “Whole Foods likely to replace Hi-Lo” Whole Foods had confirmed its plans to open a new store at 415 Centre St., replacing Hi-Lo Foods. Hi-Lo had been serving Jamaica Plain’s Latino community for 47 years. “JP has definitely changed. Whole...

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Sights and Sounds, Jan. 29, 2016

January 29, 2016
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The deadline for listings is noon, Tues. Feb 9 for the Feb. 12 issue. Send listings to reporter@jamaicaplaingazette.com. Note: 617 should be dialed before numbers below, unless another area code is given. Special events Laughing Liberally Boston, Feb. 13, 8pm, $8, The Riot Theater, 146a South St. Comedians on the bill include Sam Ike,...

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New BRA director of planning announced

January 29, 2016
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Mayor Martin Walsh announced at his State of the City address that Sara Myerson, the current executive director of Imagine Boston 2030, will become the new director of planning at the Boston Redevelopment Authority (BRA), according to a press release. Myerson, who is the former executive director of the City Office of Olympic Planning,...

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NEW RECTOR OF THE CHURCH

January 29, 2016
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NEW RECTOR OF THE CHURCH

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HOLIDAY WINDOW DECORATING CONTEST WINNER

January 29, 2016
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HOLIDAY WINDOW DECORATING CONTEST WINNER

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