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Group starts petition over 3353 Washington St. project

April 28, 2017
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A group of residents calling themselves the Green Street Renters Association has started a petition advocating for more affordability in developer Mordechai Levin’s 3353 Washington St. project. Meanwhile, the project appeared before the Jamaica Plain Neighborhood Council’s Zoning Committee on April 12. Several motions were put forward on the project, but none were approved,...

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City releases capital budget

April 28, 2017
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The City recently released the capital budget for the fiscal year of 2018 and Jamaica Plain is set to receive City funding for revitalization of Jamaica Pond pathways and improvements projects in Hyde Square and Franklin Park, according to a press release. The capital budget will need to be approved by the City Council....

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City Council chamber set for new accessibility upgrades

April 28, 2017
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By Beth Treffeisen Special to the Gazette The Christopher A. Iannella Chamber that hosts the weekly City Council hearings is set for some major accessibility upgrades. At a City Council hearing on April 5, City Council President Michelle Wu gave an update on the much needed project as it gets set for construction over...

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FPC executive director leaves

April 28, 2017
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Corey Allen is no longer the executive director of the Franklin Park Coalition (FPC), according to FPC board member Mike Carpentier. FPC is a nonprofit group that helps maintain the park. “Corey has left the Coalition,” said Carpentier in an email. “We are currently in the process of transitioning toward an interim director as...

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New Hyde Square Businesses

April 28, 2017
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New Hyde Square Businesses

Three new businesses have opened recently in Hyde Square, according to Hyde/Jackson Square Main Street Executive Director Gerald Robbins. They are Joseph’s Computer Center Tech at 373 Centre St., Green Street Massage at 420 Centre St., and 21 Plus Smoke Shop at 380 Centre St. Courtesy Photos

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JP Observer: New efforts focus on making JP cleaner

April 28, 2017
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The Wake Up the Earth Festival is set for the first Saturday in May for the 39th year, and that means it’s spring in Jamaica Plain—time to also think about neighborhood cleaning again. The city is “dirtiest in spring,” Public Works Department (PWD) Deputy Commissioner Michael Brohel pointed out in a recent interview, because...

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Invitacion, April 28, 2017

April 28, 2017
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Plazo para calendario de eventos: 9 de mayo para la edición del 12 de mayo. Mande eventos a reporter@jamaicaplaingazette.com. Código de área es 617, a menos que haya otro. Reuniones Comité de servicio público, de Jamaica Plain Neighborhood Council reunión mensual, martes, 2 may, 7pm, comisaría E-13, 3347 Washington, en la esquina de Green Street. Agenda:...

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JP Agenda, April 28, 2017

April 28, 2017
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The deadline for listings is noon, Tues. May 9 for the May 12 issue. Send listings to reporter@jamaicaplaingazette.com. 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, April 28, 2017

April 28, 2017
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The deadline for listings is noon, Tues. May 9 for the May 12 issue. Send listings to reporter@jamaicaplaingazette.com. Note: 617 should be dialed before numbers below, unless another area code is given. Special events Sweet Tastes of JP, a fabulous evening of desserts, spirits & music. May 18, 6-9pm at Bella Luna & The...

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JP Kids: City releases RFP for grants for kids programs

April 28, 2017
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Summer youth programs can now apply for grants of up to $4,000 to enrich their programming, according to a press release. The Boston Centers for Youth and Families (BCYF) Summer Grants request for proposals (RFP) have been released by BCYF and the City of Boston. They are intended to increase the number and variety...

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