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JP Agenda, May 11, 2018

May 11, 2018
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The deadline for listings is noon, Tues. May 22 for the May 25 issue. Send listings to reporter@jamaicaplaingazette.com. Note: 617 should be dialed before numbers below, unless another area code is given. Meetings Mayor Walsh Office Hours, Thurs. May 31 at Mozart St. Playground, 10 Mozart St. Jamaica Plain. Complimentary coffee and breakfast. 9:30am-10:30am....

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Invitacion, May 11, 2018

May 11, 2018
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Plazo para calendario de eventos: martes, 22 mayo para la edición de 25 mayo. Mande eventos a reporter@jamaicaplaingazette.com. Para los números abajo, el código de área es 617. Reuniones Propuesto preliminar del proyecto de vivienda Shattuck, reunión pública 15 mayo, 6.30-8pm. Franklin Park Clubhouse, 1 Circuit Drive. 02121. Reunión comunitaria de Jamaica Pond Pathways,...

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TROUT STOCKING

May 11, 2018
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TROUT STOCKING

Courtesy Photos by Jon Seamans

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BUSINESS OF THE YEAR

May 11, 2018
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BUSINESS OF THE YEAR

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City Council notes

May 11, 2018
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By Beth Treffeisen Special to the Gazette The City Council held a hearing on Wednesday, May 2 at City Hall. Grants The Boston Police Department will accept and expend $850,000 from the Boston Regional Intelligence Center Allocation. The grant will fund upgrading, expanding, and integrating technology and protocols related to anti-terrorism, anti-crime, anti-gang and...

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Letters:

May 11, 2018
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Where are the drinking fountains? I have taken to long rambles around and about JP over the last couple of years, more often than not including sections of the lovely Arboretum that we are so fortunate to have within our compass.  I’d noticed for some time that at least one drinking fountain – the...

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Op-Eds:

May 11, 2018
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Imagine Boston, Imagine Jamaica Plain By Mayor Martin Walsh Every spring, the City of Boston releases our Imagine Boston Capital Plan for the next five years. It outlines where our city’s budget will be focused, our longer-term plans, and our priorities. Essentially, the capital plan details what initiatives and projects in your neighborhood and...

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Obit: Paul E. Beckstrom, former Jamaica Plain resident, dies

May 4, 2018
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Paul E. Beckstrom, 71 of Hanson, died on Sunday April 29, 2018. Paul’s wife Joyce, was by his side with his close friends Arthur and Darlene Zahn holding his hands.The only child of the late Ellsworth and Mildred Beckstrom, Paul was born in Boston on June 5, 1946. He was a graduate of Blessed...

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Residents, state discuss Shattuck land future

April 27, 2018
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By Laura Plummer Special to the Gazette Residents from Jamaica Plain and surrounding neighborhoods attended a town hall-style meeting at The English High School on April 12, to discuss the future of the Shattuck Hospital campus, which included suggestions to return some of the land to Franklin Park and to build housing for people...

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Abutters raise opposition to City Realty project

April 27, 2018
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A group of abutters are opposing a proposed City Realty project in the Parkside neighborhood, citing in a letter to the developer concerns such as parking and density, and saying that the project does not benefit the community, only City Realty’s financials. A City Realty spokesperson said that City Realty is not interested in...

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