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Sights and Sounds, July 27, 2018

July 27, 2018
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The deadline for listings is noon, Tues. Aug. 7 for the Aug. 10 issue. Send listings to reporter@jamaicaplaingazette.com. Note: 617 should be dialed before numbers below, unless another area code is given. Arts, music, and culture Art exhibition at JP Licks, The Jamaica Plain Artists Association, a group of artists who make and promote...

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Commissioner Evans bids farewell after 39 years at BPD

July 27, 2018
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By Seth Daniel Police Commissioner William Evans announced at a press conference Monday morning that he would resign from his post as commissioner to spend more time with his family and to be the head of public safety at Boston College (BC). At the same time, Mayor Martin Walsh announced the historic appointment of...

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JP Agenda, July 27, 2018

July 27, 2018
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The deadline for listings is noon, Tues. Aug. 7 for the Aug. 10 issue. Send listings to reporter@jamaicaplaingazette.com. Note: 617 should be dialed before numbers below, unless another area code is given. Meetings JP Zoning Committee’s next regularly-scheduled meeting will be August 8th at Farnsworth House. The agenda for that meeting will include 3247...

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Invitacion, July 27, 2018

July 27, 2018
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Plazo para calendario de eventos: martes, 7 de agosto para la edición del 10 de agosto. Mande eventos a reporter@jamaicaplaingazette.com. Para los números abajo, el código de área es 617. Reuniones ESNA, no habrá reunión general de ESNA en agosto debido a la celebración de la Noche de Paseo Nacional (National Night Out), el lunes, 6...

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Mildred C. Hailey Unity Day

July 27, 2018
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Mildred C. Hailey Unity Day

Scenes from last month’s Mildred Hailey Apartments Unity Day, which included a visit from Mayor Martin Walsh and other elected officials. Mayor’s Office Photos by Isabel Leon

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JP History: Historic plaque returns to JP post office

July 27, 2018
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JP History: Historic plaque returns to JP post office

George Fifield and Michael Reiskind recently unveiled the return of the Eden of America Boston 200 plaque, which is now located on the side of the Jamaica Plain Post Office. Fifield, a Myrtle Street resident, saved the plaque 14 years ago when the old post office was demolished. Mayor Kevin White established the Boston...

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JP History: Maintaining Historical Character

July 27, 2018
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JP History: Maintaining Historical Character

The Jamaica Plain Branch Library was recently given a Boston Preservation Alliance’s 2018 Preservation Achievement Award honoring its success in keeping its historical character while undergoing a renovation. “Public buildings play a critical role in neighborhood success, and this is nowhere more apparent than in a library. But transforming a small, historic library into...

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Crowdfunding campaign to support Café in Mozart Park

July 27, 2018
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Boston Main Streets Foundation and Hyde Jackson Square Main Street are working to create a welcoming, vibrant, social Café in Mozart Park prior to their Teatro en el Parque live theater shows in July as well as before each outdoor Movies in Mozart show in August and September, according a press release. “We are extremely...

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Volunteer Woodland Care Day

July 27, 2018
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Volunteer Woodland Care Day

The Arborway Hillside Volunteer Woodland Care Day on July 14 had local residents come out to clear invasive plants from the area while Arborway Coalition re-usable bags were handed out. Courtesy Photos

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THE MAYOR ON MAIN

July 27, 2018
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THE MAYOR ON MAIN

The Mayor on Main trolley tour came to the JP Centre/South Main Streets District on July 10. Kacy Hughes was recognized as CSMS Volunteer of the Year, while Fresh Hair, which is owned by Joy Silverstein, won CSMS Business of the Year.   Courtesy Photos

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