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Arboretum Place construction begins

October 7, 2011
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Construction for a new Harvest Co-op is already under way, in anticipation of a September 2012 opening. The new Harvest and possibly a Commonwealth Cooperative Bank will be housed at the Arboretum Place development on Washington Street, just south of Ukraine Way. Harvest General Manager Mike St. Clair said in a Sept. 21 presentation...

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Curtis Hall to reopen by next month

October 7, 2011
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MONUMENT SQ.—Curtis Hall, a city-run community center at 30 South St.. will officially reopen Nov. 19 after being closed for renovations for over a year, and could open sooner. Boston Center for Youth and Families spokesperson Sandy Holden told the Gazette last week that a reopening celebration for the community center is scheduled for...

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Hay There, Big Guy

October 7, 2011
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Hay There, Big Guy

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Photo feature

October 7, 2011
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Photo feature

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Oil protest

October 7, 2011
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Oil protest

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New JPNC quiet on Whole Foods

October 7, 2011
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By Rebeca Oliviera and David Taber Little discussion about Whole Foods took place at the Jamaica Plain Neighborhood Council’s (JPNC) first meeting Sept. 27, despite the fact that at least two of the newly elected council members are vocal opponents of the grocer’s planned move to Hyde Square. A report from a JPNC committee...

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Lasting honor

October 7, 2011
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Lasting honor

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Whole Foods hosts job fairs

September 30, 2011
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In preparation for opening the new Jamaica Plain store, Whole Foods Market will be hosting a series of three job fairs at the JP Branch Library. The job fairs will be held  Oct. 1 from 2 p.m. to 6 p.m.;  Oct. 3 from 1 p.m. to 5 p.m.; and  Oct. 4 from 1 p.m....

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Dist. 7 candidates selected

September 28, 2011
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Incumbent Tito Jackson and political newcomer Shaneal Parker will be the District 7 candidates for City Councilor following their first and second place finishes in the district preliminary election Sept. 27. Jackson received 76 percent of the 2,467 votes cast. Parker got 11.1 percent. The other candidates, Althea Garrison and Roy Owens, won 8.8...

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New Neighborhood Council elected

September 26, 2011
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Updated Casting close to 800 votes—more than twice as many as in the last election in 2009—Jamaica Plain residents elected a new Jamaica Plain Neighborhood Council Sept. 24. The Council seats 20 members: five from each of three “areas” of the neighborhood and five at-large, or neighborhood-wide, members. There were not enough candidates to...

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