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Invitacion, July 22, 2016

July 22, 2016
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El plazo para la sección de participación es al mediodía, martes, el 9 de agosto para la edición del 12 de agosto. Mande eventos a [email protected] Note: marca el 617 antes de los números que salen abajo. Reuniones Zonificación de JPNC, miércoles, 27 jul, Farnsworth House 7pm. Reunión mensual de JPNC, martes, 26 jul,...

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THE COUPLE FROM TABLE 10

July 22, 2016
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THE COUPLE FROM TABLE 10

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MAYOR’S CUP TOURNAMENT WINNERS

July 22, 2016
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MAYOR’S CUP TOURNAMENT WINNERS

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Public space ideas awarded

July 22, 2016
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Egleston Square will be getting a touch up on paint with the new street mural at the intersection of Boylston Street and Egleston Street, according to a press release. The proposed project was announced as a winner of the City’s second Public Space Invitational, a civic design competition that challenged applicants to conceptualize projects...

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JP History: This Week in JP History

July 22, 2016
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The Gazette’s top headlines from this week in JP history: 25 years ago: 1991 “Apparent drug deal ends in murder” A JP man, Timothy Lee Bond, was shot twice in the head and killed during an argument with at least one other man in a courtyard outside his home in the South Street Housing...

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JP Agenda, July 22, 2016

July 22, 2016
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The deadline for listings is noon, Tues., Aug. 9 for the Aug. 12 issue. Send listings to [email protected] 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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Baker announces ‘Summer Nights Initiative’

July 22, 2016
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Gov. Charlie Baker announced the “Summer Nights Initiative,” which includes extended hours of operation and new programs at select pools and athletic complexes throughout the state, on July 19 at Lorber Playground in Jamaica Plain, according to a press release. Special programs in JP include at Kelly Rink between Monday and Thursday from 7...

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Letter: Time to pump brakes on Forest Hills development

July 22, 2016
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In recent weeks, every article in the Gazette has been about the BRA rubber-stamping one development project after another. Most of these approved projects had fewer parking spaces, less open space and affordable housing, or greater height requirements than code mandates. The proposed project at the former site of the James’s Gate Pub was...

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Letter: JPA likes new parking lot look

July 22, 2016
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The Jamaica Pond Association is pleased with the new look on the Burroughs Street side of the Bank of America Parking lot.  The chain link fence has been removed and replaced with a new fence, a buffer zone, and greenery, creating a structure that is in harmony with the well-kept homes and yards of...

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An open letter to constituents, community leaders, and concerned citizens

July 22, 2016
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As elected officials of color, we join you and the nation in the overwhelming feelings of sadness and outrage over the violence that occurred over the past week in Baton Rouge, Louisiana; Falcon Heights, Minnesota; and Dallas, Texas. We offer our prayers and deepest condolences to...

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