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Invitacion, Aug. 26, 2016

August 26, 2016
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El plazo para la sección de participación es al mediodía, martes, el 6 de septiembre para la edición del 9 de septiembre. Mande eventos a [email protected] Note: marca el 617 antes de los números que salen abajo. Reuniones JPNC, reunión mensual, martes, 30 ago, 7pm, Farnsworth House, 90 South Street. Abierta al público. Relaciones...

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Jackson Sq. Site III approved

August 26, 2016
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The Boston Redevelopment Authority (BRA) during its Aug. 11 meeting approved Site III of the Jackson Square redevelopment. The Jamaica Plain Neighborhood Development Corporation (JPNDC) with their partner The Community Builders (TCB) are the developers for the Site III project. About 11 acres of land in Jackson Square are being redeveloped by a team...

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BRA board approves City Realty’s Washington St. development

August 26, 2016
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The Boston Redevelopment Authority (BRA) board during its Aug. 11 meeting approved the controversial development proposal for 3193 Washington St. City Realty’s plan for a 40-unit development at 3193 Washington St. will now head to the City’s Zoning Board of Appeals, as it needs several variances to be approved. The development at 3193 Washington...

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City releases RFP for Hyde Square art installation

August 26, 2016
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The City recently released a request for proposal (RFP) for an art installation in Hyde Square, according to a press release. The art installation will be implemented as part of a reconstruction of Hyde Square. That reconstruction is a phase of the Jamaica Plain/South/Hyde/Jackson Design Projects. The project will stretch along Centre Street from...

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HSTF NEW EXECUTIVE DIRECTOR

August 26, 2016
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HSTF NEW EXECUTIVE DIRECTOR

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BRA releases draft of Plan: JP/Rox

August 26, 2016
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The Boston Redevelopment Authority released a draft copy of the Plan: JP/Rox planning study last month and it incorporates much of what has been discussed in the many community meetings and workshops, including the possibility of having 15-story buildings in some areas of the neighborhood. Plan: JP/Rox is the long-awaited planning study for the...

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JP Agenda, Aug. 26, 2016

August 26, 2016
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The deadline for listings is noon, Tues., Sept. 6 for the Sept. 9 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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Sights and Sounds, Aug. 26, 2016

August 26, 2016
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The deadline for listings is noon, Tues. Sept. 6 for the Sept. 9 issue. Send listings to [email protected] Note: 617 should be dialed before numbers below, unless another area code is given. Special events 21st Annual Taste of Jamaica Plain, at Franklin Park Zoo Tropical Forest Pavilion. Sept. 15, 6-9pm. Good food, good fun,...

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Letter: Sidewalk trees are pleasant

August 26, 2016
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As Jamaica Plain residents we are privileged to have some of the city’s best parks right in our neighborhood. And sidewalk trees go a long way toward making the city a more pleasant place to be. A tree that has pushed through the sidewalk has likely been there for a while, and let’s face...

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Letter: Vote no on Questions 2

August 26, 2016
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I have worked for 10 plus years in traditional public schools, charter schools, and the central office of a large urban school district. I have worked in schools in three states. Based on my experience as a teacher, as a student of education policy, and now as a parent, I think that Question 2,...

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