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La mayoría de los residentes apoyan “Barrio Latino” durante una audiencia

April 15, 2016
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La gran mayoría de los asistentes en la audiencia del comité del ayuntamiento el 4 de abril apoyaron una medida que designaría Hyde Square y Jackson Square como “Boston’s Latin Quarter” (o el barrio latino de Boston en español.) El esfuerzo está encabezado por el Hyde Square Task Force (HSTF), una organización sin fines...

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JPNC election is April 30

April 15, 2016
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The Jamaica Plain Neighborhood Council election will be held Sat., April 30, with polling places at: the Harvest Co-op (3815 Washington St.); J.P. Licks (659 Centre St.); and Stop & Shop (301 Centre St.). Polls will be open 10 a.m. to 5 p.m. Any JP resident 16 or older can vote. Voters should bring...

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School Committee approves budget

April 15, 2016
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The Boston School Committee last month passed the budget for fiscal year 2017 in a 5-2 vote, according to a press release. The budget process has been a contentious one with thousands of students staging a walk-out to protest cuts in funding. Some of the funding was restored after the protest. The new budget...

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Developer files mixed-use project for Green/Washington intersection

April 15, 2016
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Developer Mordechai Levin has plans for an $18 million mixed-use development at the intersection of Washington and Green streets, according to the project notification form (PNF) filed with the Boston Redevelopment Authority (BRA). Levin is a well-known developer in Jamaica Plain who was behind the development of the Stop & Shop and the new...

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Disturbance leads to arrests

April 15, 2016
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Boston Police Department (BPD) officers responded on April 3 to a report of a disturbance in Egleston Square that led to the arrest of two people on gun and drug charges, according to bpdnews.com Officers responded to 3148 Washington St. at around 10:20 a.m. on April 3 to a report of a disturbance. They...

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GROWING PAINS

April 15, 2016
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GROWING PAINS

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Invitacion, April 15, 2016

April 15, 2016
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El plazo para la sección de participación es al mediodía, martes, 26 abr para la edición del 29 abr. Mande eventos a reporter@jamaicaplaingazette.com. Note: marca el 617 antes de los números que salen abajo. Reuniones Los amigos del bosque Allendale, celebración del Día de la Tierra y reunión anual de la primavera. Sábado, 23...

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JP Agenda, April 15, 2016

April 15, 2016
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The deadline for listings is noon, Tues., Apr. 26 for the Apr. 29 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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AWARD WINNER

April 15, 2016
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AWARD WINNER

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JP resident pens petition for transgender pronoun accuracy

April 15, 2016
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Jamaica Plain resident Evan Greer is seeking signatures for a petition asking for major news outlet editors to mandate a policy of correctly labeling transgender people according to their preferred pronoun after she was misidentified in an interview. Greer is the campaign director of Fight for the Future (FFTF), which is a viral digital...

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