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Faulkner Hospital commits to reducing energy

May 8, 2015
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Brigham and Women’s Faulkner Hospital at 1153 Centre St. continues to work toward reducing its greenhouse gas emissions by 25 percent by 2020, and 80 percent by 2050, according to a press release. In 2010, Brigham and Women’s Faulkner Hospital purchased and installed dual fuel burners for the hospital’s power plant. The new equipment...

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New eatery opens in Hyde Sq.

May 8, 2015
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A new sandwich and empanada restaurant opened in a troubled spot in Hyde Square last month. Pikalo, which offers sandwiches, empanadas and patacones—sandwiches with fried plantains instead of buns—opened at the former home of The Goods JP and Slice O’ Pie pizzeria at 378 Centre St. in late April. It is an expansion of...

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JP Reads to host novelist tonight

May 8, 2015
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Cambridge novelist Madeline Miller will read from her award-winning “Song of Achilles” tonight at Eliot Hall in the culmination of the annual JP Reads event. JP Reads encourages the entire community to read and discuss a single book. Miller’s 2012 novel, a modern take on the characters in Homer’s Trojan War epic “Iliad,” was...

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Roslindale Neighbors: Housing, retail coming soon in substation project

May 8, 2015
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Roslindale Neighbors: Housing, retail coming soon in substation project

Thirteen years in the making, the Roslindale Substation project is well on its way to opening doors on time. The residential stage of the project is due to be ready by October, and a restaurant and a craft beer store are on the way. A “meet and greet” tour of the project area is...

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Roslindale Neighbors: Franklin Park Fairies

May 8, 2015
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Roslindale Neighbors: Franklin Park Fairies

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Roslindale Neighbors: Parklet returns to Rozzie, but not JP

May 8, 2015
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Roslindale Village will be seeing the return of a parklet this month, while Jamaica Plain will go another year without, due to utility work. According to Boston Transportation Department spokesperson Tracey Ganiatsos, the installation of Rozzie’s parklet—originally created for and installed in Mission Hill—began last week at 27 Corinth St., outside Fornax Bakery. Roslindale...

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Roslindale Neighbors: Rozzie library could get $6m renovation

May 8, 2015
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The Roslindale Branch Library could see a $6 million renovation as soon as 2016, according to the Boston Public Library. “Authorization for a renovation of the Roslindale Branch has been placed in the outwears of FY17-FY20, which means the project could start at any time in those years, pending budget approval,” BPL spokesperson Rosemary...

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Roslindale Neighbors: Rozzie residents weigh in on Casey project

May 8, 2015
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With the demolition of the Casey Overpass in Jamaica Plain slated to begin this weekend, the Gazette checked in with several Roslindale residents for their thoughts about impacts on the community south of the construction zone. They spoke in mostly supportive terms about the project. The Casey Arborway project will replace the Casey Overpass,...

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Roslindale Neighbors: Rozzie Main Street marks 30 years

May 8, 2015
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Roslindale Village Main Street (RVMS), a business-promotion organization that was started by former Mayor Thomas Menino when he was a city councilor, will celebrate its 30-year anniversary this year, according to RVMS executive director Christina DiLisio. “I think it is a testament to the residents and business owners of Roslindale and that RVMS can...

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Roslindale Neighbors: Rozzie Business Notes

May 8, 2015
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A new sibling for the popular Delfino restaurant and a new owner for a well-liked cheese shop are among the coming-soon attractions in the local business district, according to Roslindale Village Main Street Executive Director Christina DiLisio DiLisio said that Stephen Judge, who owns the popular Delfino Italian restaurant on South Street, is planning...

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