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Sights and Sounds, Aug. 11, 2017

August 11, 2017
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The deadline for listings is noon, Tues. Aug. 22 for the Aug. 25 issue. Send listings to reporter@jamaicaplaingazette.com. Note: 617 should be dialed before numbers below, unless another area code is given. Special events 22nd Annual Taste of Jamaica Plain Enjoy a spectacular evening with friends and neighbors. Sample food and beverages from Boston’s...

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Invitacion, Aug. 11, 2017

August 11, 2017
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Plazo para calendario de eventos: martes, 22 ago para la edición del 25 ago. Mande eventos a reporter@jamaicaplaingazette.com. Código de área es 617, a menos que haya otro. Reuniones Reunión de la policía con la comunidad, 3 ago, 7pm, Comisaría E-13, 3347 Washington Street. Oficiales de BPD Area E, oficiales de la ATMB y...

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News Briefs: City Council

August 11, 2017
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By Beth Treffeisen Special to the Gazette City Council establishes Community Preservation Committee The Boston City Council passed an amended ordinance to create the Community Preservation Committee (CPC), as required by state law to make recommendations regarding the use of the funds generated by a surcharge on real estate property. The ordinance requires that...

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JP Agenda, Aug. 11, 2017

August 11, 2017
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The deadline for listings is noon, Tues. Aug. 22 for the Aug. 25 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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Changing Times at Forest Hills

August 11, 2017
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Changing Times at Forest Hills

Local artist Andrew Haines has an exhibition at the Arnold Arboretum that shows the changing times at Forest Hills. “The Evolution of an Urban Landscape: Recent Paintings of Forest Hills” runs until Oct. 8.The Gazette will feature a Q. and A. with Haines in the next issue. For more information, visit arboretum. harvard.edu or...

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Letters:

August 11, 2017
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BPD and sponsors bring National Night Out to Hyde Square          On Monday, July 31, officers from the Boston Police Department District E-13 and local sponsors brought the National Night Out celebration to Hyde Square in Jamaica Plain. Hundreds of neighbors and guests enjoyed live music, food, dancing, games, demonstrations, information tables, elected officials...

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Walsh, Jackson speak at JP Progressives forums on mayoral race

July 28, 2017
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Local organization JP Progressives hosted Mayor Martin Walsh and City Councilor Tito Jackson in two separate forums to discuss their visions for the city in light of their battle in the mayoral election. Both candidates were asked questions about a variety of local issues, including housing, safety, homelessness, and union contracts. The forum for...

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Pickleball

July 28, 2017
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Pickleball

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Proposal to increase Boston Public Library board gets Council’s OK

July 28, 2017
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Beth Treffeisen Special to the Gazette   In an effort to diversify the Boston Public Library leadership and funding sources, the City Council voted unanimously to pass a home rule petition proposed by Mayor Martin Walsh to expand the number of BPL board trustees from nine up to 15.   At a City Council...

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El Ayuntamiento aprueba propuesta para ampliar la junta directiva de BPL

July 28, 2017
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Beth Treffeisen Especial a Gazette Con objeto de diversificar el liderazgo y la financiación del sistema de bibliotecas público (BPL), el Ayuntamiento ha aprobado unánimemente una propuesta del Alcalde Martin Walsh de ampliar la cantidad de miembros de la junta directiva de nueve a 15. En una audiencia del Ayuntamiento el 12 de julio,...

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