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BPL Board picks Leonard as president after initial choice drops out

June 24, 2016
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The Boston Public Library (BPL) Board of Trustees on June 14 picked Interim President David Leonard to remain in that position after its initial choice dropped out, according to a press release. The board voted to offer the president position to San Jose City librarian Jill Bourne and that move was officially announced. But...

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Partnership Award

June 24, 2016
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Partnership Award

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BPS, Walsh honor 2016 Valedictorians, including two with JP ties

June 24, 2016
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BPS, Walsh honor 2016 Valedictorians, including two with JP ties

Boston Public Schools (BPS) held its annual valedictorian luncheon at the Boston Harbor Hotel this month to honor valedictorians across the city, including two with Jamaica Plain ties, according to a press release. “This is one of my favorite events of the year,” said Mayor Marty Walsh, according to the press release. “The class...

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BRA reviewing feedback on 3353 Washington St. project

June 24, 2016
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The Boston Redevelopment Authority (BRA) is “evaluating” feedback on the 3353 Washington St. project to determine the next steps, according to spokesperson Nick Martin. The BRA held a second community meeting on the project June 7 when the development team presented slight alterations to the proposal, including one more affordable-housing unit and reduced building...

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Sights and Sounds, June 24, 2016

June 24, 2016
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The deadline for listings is noon, Tues. July 5 for the July 8 issue. Send listings to [email protected] Note: 617 should be dialed before numbers below, unless another area code is given. Special events Stoneybrook Neighborhood Association Social Patio Party, Sat. June 25, 3-7pm, 12 Stedman St. Home of Ruth, Scott, and Josh. Bring...

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Scholar Athletes

June 24, 2016
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Scholar Athletes

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Second meeting scheduled for City Realty’s Washington St. development

June 24, 2016
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The Boston Redevelopment Authority will host a second meeting for the 3193 Washington St. project on July 11 at the Egleston Square YMCA, according to BRA spokesperson Nick Martin. The comment period has been extended until July 25. “We met with the development team last week to discuss community feedback and to review the...

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JP Agenda, June 24, 2016

June 24, 2016
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The deadline for listings is noon, Tues., July 5 for the July 8 issue. Send listings to [email protected] Note: 617 should be dialed before numbers below, unless another area code is given. Meetings Police Monthly Meeting, Thurs. July 7 at 7pm at Curtis Hall. Latino Monthly Meeting, Thurs. July 15, 7pm at Nate Smith...

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Invitacion, June 24, 2016

June 24, 2016
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El plazo para la sección de participación es al mediodía, martes, 5 de julio para la edición del 8 de julio. Mande eventos a [email protected] Note: marca el 617 antes de los números que salen abajo. Reuniones Reunión mensual de Jamaica Pond Association lunes, 11 jul, en la sala comunitaria de Jamaicaway Tower, 111...

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English High School Class of 2016

June 24, 2016
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English High School Class of 2016

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