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City’s arts and culture plan draft released

June 10, 2016
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After more than a year of planning, the City has released its draft of the Boston Creates with a limited amount of time for community feedback. Boston Creates is the planning process that Walsh administration launched to enhance and support arts and culture in Boston. The process is organized around a theoretical idea of...

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CITY LEAGUE CHAMPS

June 10, 2016
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CITY LEAGUE CHAMPS

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Sights and Sounds, June 10, 2016

June 10, 2016
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The deadline for listings is noon, Tues. June 21 for the June 24 issue. Send listings to [email protected] Note: 617 should be dialed before numbers below, unless another area code is given. Special events JP Garden Party, hosted by Jamaica Plain Tuesday Club at the Loring Greenough House, Sun. June 12, 1-4pm, live music,...

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$7.5 million in City budget for affordable housing

June 10, 2016
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The City of Boston will set aside $7.5 million of Inclusionary Development funds for the acquisition of occupied rental housing in order to preserve affordable housing, according to a press release. Through the new Acquisition Opportunity Program, the Department of Neighborhood Development will provide loans to help responsible investor-owners acquire occupied, multi-family rental properties....

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Boston parks receive high scores on the Trust for Public Land’s latest report

June 10, 2016
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By John Lynds Special to the Gazette It’s parks like Franklin Park, the Arnold Arboretum, and all the other city parks that dot Jamaica Plain that help put Boston in the top ten of the nation’s best park systems according to the Trust for Public Land’s 5th Annual ParkScore index. According to the Trust...

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JP Agenda, June 10, 2016

June 10, 2016
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The deadline for listings is noon, Tues., June 21 for the June 24 issue. Send listings to [email protected] Note: 617 should be dialed before numbers below, unless another area code is given. Meetings 76 Stonley Rd. Public Meeting, Weds. June 15, 6-7pm, 144 McBride St., English High School Cafeteria. SNA, bi-monthly meeting Mon. June...

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Invitacion, June 10, 2016

June 10, 2016
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El plazo para la sección de participación es al mediodía, martes, 21 de junio para la edición del 24 de junio. Mande eventos a [email protected] Note: marca el 617 antes de los números que salen abajo. Reuniones Reunión pública de 76 Stonley Rd., miércoles, 15 jun, 6-7pm, 144 McBride St., Cafetería de English High...

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Black Lives Matter

June 10, 2016
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Black Lives Matter

About 40 people on June 1 participated in the monthly vigil for Black Lives Matter at the First Baptist Church of Jamaica Plain. The next vigil will be July 7, when Dr. Ron White will be the featured speaker. (Photos by Nancy B. Kohn)

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AG: ZBA violated Open Meeting Law over 3200 Washington St. project

June 10, 2016
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The state Attorney General’s (AG) Office has found that the City’s Zoning Board of Appeals (ZBA) intentionally violated the Open Meeting Law when it approved variances for the 3200 Washington St. project during a Sept. meeting, according to an AG’s Office letter sent to the City. The AG’s Office imposed a $1,000 fine and...

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MUSIC AND ART

June 10, 2016
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MUSIC AND ART

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