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We’re still here in awe of music and the good...

We’re still here in awe of music and the goodies our market vendors are selling! #eglestonmarket 10-2!

    Egleston Farmers Market
    We're still here in awe of music and the goodies our market vendors are selling! #eglestonmarket 10-2!
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38 hours ago

Class Trip is jammin out at the #eglestonmark...

Class Trip is jammin out at the #eglestonmarket Come by to dance and shop! ~~Here til 2~~

    Egleston Farmers Market
    Class Trip is jammin out at the #eglestonmarket Come by to dance and shop! ~~Here til 2~~
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38 hours ago

Egleston Farmers Market posted 4 photos.

Check out our pop up vendors this week at the #eglestonmarket! @cbdthera for pain relief @deanospasta for dinner @haciendadelsolrd for Sunday breakfast @bitestreats for bear treats your pup will love —-here til 2—- @ Egleston Farmers Market

    Egleston Farmers Market
    Egleston Farmers Market added a new photo.
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2 days ago

Egleston Farmers Market shared Brookford Farm...

Brookford Farm is giving away a ticket to their July Burger Night! Join your farmers in celebrating delicious food and summer fun!

    Brookford Farm
    Brookford Farm added a new photo.
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2 days ago

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2 days ago

JP's Gavin Smith was honored as finalist for ...

JP's Gavin Smith was honored as finalist for Massachusetts Teacher of the Year. Lots of amazing teachers living in jP!

    JP's Gavin Smith Honored as Finalist for Massachusetts Teacher of the Year by Rep. Malia
    During a State House ceremony on June 21, state Rep. Liz Malia (D-11th Suffolk) honored three Bostonians for excellence in teaching. The ceremony honored Jamaica Plain's Gavin Smith, Roslindale's Aaron Osowiecki and Andrew Manning of Roxbury, for their excellence in teaching as members of the Massachusetts Department of Elementary and Secondary Education.
    https://www.jamaicaplainnews.com

2 days ago

Here’s Looking at You, JP/Give Me a Brake – and a License Plate Game

By Gustaf Berger

    Here's Looking at You, JP/Give Me a Brake - and a License Plate Game
    By Gustaf Berger Special to the Gazette We surrender ourselves to "Gypsy," our unerring GPS, to guide us from Boston to a friend's home in Brooklyn. What can go wrong? We let her doze until we near New York, where we wake her up and follow her dulcet tones to - Brookville, Long Island!
    http://jamaicaplaingazette.com

2 days ago

Q. and A. with Bob Massie

Bob Massie, who is running against Jay Gonzalez for the Democratic nomination for governor.

    Q. and A. with Bob Massie
    By Peter Shanley Gazette Staff Bob Massie is an author, activist, and former leader of several nonprofits who has overcome many challenges in life, including a battle with hemophilia. He is taking on Jay Gonzalez for the Democratic nomination for governor. The two candidates will face-off in the primary on Sept.
    http://jamaicaplaingazette.com

2 days ago

Local photographer captures residents of Jamaica Plain

Ken and Tess Pope, who own the largest collection of French horns in the world.

    Local photographer captures residents of Jamaica Plain
    A local Jamaica Plain photographer has launched a project to document and connect with neighbors by photographing them in their homes. Jake Belcher, an eight-year resident of JP, came up with the idea for JP Neighbors about four years ago. Belcher posted an open call for portrait subjects, and an artist named Roberto Chao responded.
    http://jamaicaplaingazette.com

2 days ago

City to host JP/Rox transportation meeting

The City will hold a JP/Rox transportation meeting on July 17 at English High School from 6:30 p.m. to 8:30 p.m.

    City to host JP/Rox transportation meeting
    The City will hold a JP/Rox transportation meeting on July 17 at English High School from 6:30 p.m. to 8:30 p.m. The Plan: JP/Rox study, which was approved by the BPDA board last year, had already discussed transportation at length as part of its planning.
    http://jamaicaplaingazette.com

2 days ago

Q. and A. with Jay Gonzalez

Jay Gonzalez, who is running against Bob Massie for the Democratic nomination for governor.

    Q. and A. with Jay Gonzalez
    Jay Gonzalez is an attorney, the former secretary of administration and finance in the Patrick administration, and the former chair of the Massachusetts Board of Early Education and Care. He is taking on Bob Massie for the Democratic nomination for governor. The two candidates will face-off in the primary on Sept.
    http://jamaicaplaingazette.com

2 days ago

A new idea for a path to a JP dog park

Jamaica Plain dog owners are still searching for ways to establish an off-leash dog park in the neighborhood, and the most recent idea is to apply for Community Preservation Act (CPA) funds to pay for it.

    A new idea for a path to a JP dog park
    Jamaica Plain dog owners are still searching for ways to establish an off-leash dog park in the neighborhood, and the most recent idea is to apply for Community Preservation Act (CPA) funds to pay for it. The CPA is a state law that was adopted in Boston by public referendum in the November 2016 election.
    http://jamaicaplaingazette.com

2 days ago

Upcoming Teatro en el Parque show

By Emma Kahn

    Upcoming Teatro en el Parque show
    By Emma Kahn Special to the Gazette Inside the basement of an unassuming community center in Jamaica Plain, magic is happening. There are two elements of the supernatural when it comes to Escena Latina Teatro's production of the play, "Cumbia de mi Corazón:" the theme of the play, which deals with the afterlife, and also the incredible talent from all who worked on the play, both on the stage and off.
    http://jamaicaplaingazette.com

2 days ago

EDUCATION AWARDS

Local state Rep. Malia (D-11th Suffolk) honors Gavin Smith of Jamaica Plain, Andrew Manning of Roxbury, and Aaron Osowiecki of Roslindale, during a State House ceremony of the Massachusetts Department of Elementary and Secondary Education Awards on June 21.

    EDUCATION AWARDS
    http://jamaicaplaingazette.com

2 days ago

Fotógrafo de JP conoce a sus vecinos a través de retratos

Un fotógrafo local ha iniciado un proyecto que captura las imágenes de residentes de Jamaica Plain en sus casas.

    Fotógrafo de JP conoce a sus vecinos a través de retratos
    Un fotógrafo local ha iniciado un proyecto que captura las imágenes de residentes de Jamaica Plain en sus casas. Jake Belcher, un residente de JP durante ocho años, elaboró el plan hace cuatro años. Solicitó sujetos y un artista Roberto Chao respondió.
    http://jamaicaplaingazette.com

2 days ago

Trustees Announce First Annual Jamaica Plain Garden Tour

The first annual Jamaica Plain Garden Tour will take place on July 14 from 10 a.m. to 2 p.m., according to a press release.

    Trustees Announce First Annual Jamaica Plain Garden Tour
    The first annual Jamaica Plain Garden Tour will take place on July 14 from 10 a.m. to 2 p.m., according to a press release. The tour will give guests access to over 20 private gardens in Sumner Hill and Central neighborhoods of Jamaica Plain.
    http://jamaicaplaingazette.com

2 days ago

Op-ed: Why we are endorsing Rollings for DA

By JP Progressives Steering Committee

    Op-ed: Why we are endorsing Rollings for DA
    By JP Progressives Steering Committee After finally passing a comprehensive criminal justice reform bill this past Spring, the next step in the fight against mass incarceration is to ensure these reforms are implemented by electing a progressive District Attorney in Suffolk County.
    http://jamaicaplaingazette.com

2 days ago

Diaper news: Drive collected 25 boxes of diap...

Diaper news: Drive collected 25 boxes of diapers to help Nurtury in Jamaica Plain. That is very helpful because diapers are expensive!

    25 Boxes Collected for Diaper Drive to Help Jamaica Plain's Nurtury
    As part of Life Science Cares' support of Jamaica Plain's Nurtury, employees hosted a diaper drive and collected 25 boxes, totaling more than 2,000 diapers for children that Nurtury serves. 8 Views
    https://www.jamaicaplainnews.com

2 days ago

JP’s Gavin Smith Honored as Finalist for Massachusetts Teacher of the Year by Rep. Malia

(https://www.jamaicaplainnews.com/2018/07/13/jps-gavin-smith-honored-as-finalist-for-massachusetts-teacher-of-the-year-by-rep-malia)

    JP's Gavin Smith Honored as Finalist for Massachusetts Teacher of the Year by Rep. Malia
    During a State House ceremony on June 21, state Rep. Liz Malia (D-11th Suffolk) honored three Bostonians for excellence in teaching. The ceremony honored Jamaica Plain's Gavin Smith, Roslindale's Aaron Osowiecki and Andrew Manning of Roxbury, for their excellence in teaching as members of the Massachusetts Department of Elementary and Secondary Education.
    https://www.jamaicaplainnews.com

2 days ago

25 Boxes Collected for Diaper Drive to Help Jamaica Plain’s Nurtury

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    25 Boxes Collected for Diaper Drive to Help Jamaica Plain's Nurtury
    As part of Life Science Cares' support of Jamaica Plain's Nurtury, employees hosted a diaper drive and collected 25 boxes, totaling more than 2,000 diapers for children that Nurtury serves. 8 Views
    https://www.jamaicaplainnews.com

3 days ago

3 days ago

Jamaica Plain residents were awarded Boston A...

Jamaica Plain residents were awarded Boston Arts and Culture grants, including to Nancy Marks, whose work "The Opioid Project" is a series of community-based workshops and art exhibitions highlighting "the complex social narrative of addiction while giving space and ‘voice’ to all those connected to the opioid epidemic."

    JP Residents Awarded Boston Arts and Culture Grants
    The Boston Cultural Council announced the second round of Opportunity Funds, and two Jamaica Plain residents are receiving grants up to $1,000. In total, the city awarded $33,500 to 34 grantees across Boston's neighborhoods. "This second round of the Opportunity Fund truly exemplifies the diverse and talented array of artists whose work touches every neighborhood [...]
    https://www.jamaicaplainnews.com

3 days ago

Community Notice: Arborway Hillside Volunteer Day

Please save the date: July 14, 9:30 AM, & join in the next neighborhood volunteer opportunity on the Arborway Hillside.

    Community Notice: Arborway Hillside Volunteer Day
    Please save the date: July 14, 9:30 AM, & join in the next neighborhood volunteer opportunity on the Arborway Hillside. Meet at the upper Arborway, at the path entry across from St. Rose Street. As part of our ongoing stewardship of this special place, we will be clearing the hillside trail and removing invasive species under the guidance of an Arboretum professional.
    http://jamaicaplaingazette.com

3 days ago

'Tis the time of the year for the legislative...

'Tis the time of the year for the legislative crunch as bills can stay where they are or be moved on and progress. As chair of the House Committee on Ways and Means, state Rep. Jeffrey Sanchez can move things along. Thus groups like environmental political orgs are calling on him to move legislation along, such as two climate justice bills.

    Environmental Political Orgs Deliver Letter, Calling on Sanchez for Action on Climate Justice Bills
    On the 11th hour of the 11th day in the last month of the legislative term, senior staff representing six of the most prominent and active climate advocacy organizations along with constituents delivered a joint letter to House Committee on Ways and Means Chairman Jeffrey Sanchez, D-15th Suffolk, asking him to move forward clean energy [...]
    https://www.jamaicaplainnews.com

3 days ago

Tonight's JP Centre South Main Streets Screen...

Tonight's JP Centre South Main Streets Screen on the Green starts at 7:30 pm at the Loring-Greenough House and is showing "Some Like It Hot"! There will be food trucks, and remember to bring a blanket or chairs.

    Jamaica Plain News
    Tonight's JP Centre South Main Streets Screen on the Green starts at 7:30 pm at the Loring-Greenough House and is showing "Some Like It Hot"! There will be food trucks, and remember to bring a...
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3 days ago

Public meeting on July 19th: The developer sa...

Public meeting on July 19th: The developer says parents don't want to live near train tracks, thus they gotta have more 1/2-bedrooms and fewer 3-bedrooms. Maybe it's just us -- but lots of parents live near train tracks.

    Developer Says Parents Don't Want to Live Near Train Tracks, Wants to Decrease 3-BRs, Add More 1-BRs, 2-BRs
    A public meeting will be held on July 19th to discuss a developer's proposed plan to alter the approved project at 143-171 Hyde Park Ave. to decrease the number of three-bedroom units and add more one-bedroom and two-bedroom units. The Boston Planning & Development Agency received a request by JP Parcel U LLC to change its [...]
    https://www.jamaicaplainnews.com

3 days ago

JP Residents Awarded Boston Arts and Culture Grants

(https://www.jamaicaplainnews.com/2018/07/12/jp-residents-awarded-boston-arts-and-culture-grants)

    JP Residents Awarded Boston Arts and Culture Grants
    The Boston Cultural Council announced the second round of Opportunity Funds, and two Jamaica Plain residents are receiving grants up to $1,000. In total, the city awarded $33,500 to 34 grantees across Boston's neighborhoods. "This second round of the Opportunity Fund truly exemplifies the diverse and talented array of artists whose work touches every neighborhood [...]
    https://www.jamaicaplainnews.com

3 days ago

Developer Says Parents Don’t Want to Live Near Train Tracks, Wants to Decrease 3-BRs, Add More 1-BRs, 2-BRs

Development

    Developer Says Parents Don't Want to Live Near Train Tracks, Wants to Decrease 3-BRs, Add More 1-BRs, 2-BRs
    A public meeting will be held on July 19th to discuss a developer's proposed plan to alter the approved project at 143-171 Hyde Park Ave. to decrease the number of three-bedroom units and add more one-bedroom and two-bedroom units. The Boston Planning & Development Agency received a request by JP Parcel U LLC to change its [...]
    https://www.jamaicaplainnews.com

3 days ago

Environmental Political Orgs Deliver Letter, Calling on Sanchez for Action on Climate Justice Bills

(https://www.jamaicaplainnews.com/2018/07/12/environmental-political-orgs-deliver-letter-calling-on-sanchez-for-action-on-climate-justice-bills)

    Environmental Political Orgs Deliver Letter, Calling on Sanchez for Action on Climate Justice Bills
    On the 11th hour of the 11th day in the last month of the legislative term, senior staff representing six of the most prominent and active climate advocacy organizations along with constituents delivered a joint letter to House Committee on Ways and Means Chairman Jeffrey Sanchez, D-15th Suffolk, asking him to move forward clean energy [...]
    https://www.jamaicaplainnews.com

4 days ago

4 days ago

4 days ago

England 1-0 up. Express yourself!

England 1-0 up. Express yourself!

    The Haven JP
    England 1-0 up. Express yourself!
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4 days ago

You’ll be dancing if you watch the World Cup ...

You’ll be dancing if you watch the World Cup @thehavenjp #kazan #realsport

    The Haven JP
    You'll be dancing if you watch the World Cup @thehavenjp #kazan #realsport
    http://www.facebook.com

4 days ago

Get your tix now for what's going to be an aw...

Get your tix now for what's going to be an awesome garden tour of Jamaica Plain on Saturday! 20+ private homes and two public gardens will be open to see flowers, vines, landscaped areas, natural areas and more.

    Get Your Tix Now: Jamaica Plan Garden Tour on Saturday
    The 1st Annual Jamaica Plain Garden Tour by the Trustees of Boston Community Gardens is this Saturday, and will feature more than 20 privately owned gardens. This is a self-guided tour through 24 private and two public gardens. A garden owner or Trustees' volunteer will be at each garden to greet and check people at [...]
    https://www.jamaicaplainnews.com

4 days ago

Tomorrow night there will be a Climate Change...

Tomorrow night there will be a Climate Change forum with state Representative Jeffrey Sánchez to talk about pending legislation

    With Legislation Pending, Town Hall to Addres Climate Change in JP on July 12
    Following a landmark 35-0 vote, the Massachusetts Senate passed a comprehensive climate bill on June 14 aimed to "promote a clean energy future." Now the bill's future lies in the hands of the Massachusetts House. The legislative session, and the bill's chances for passage, end on July 31.
    https://www.jamaicaplainnews.com

4 days ago

Get Your Tix Now: Jamaica Plan Garden Tour on Saturday

(https://www.jamaicaplainnews.com/2018/07/11/get-your-tix-now-jamaica-plan-garden-tour-on-saturday)

    Get Your Tix Now: Jamaica Plan Garden Tour on Saturday
    The 1st Annual Jamaica Plain Garden Tour by the Trustees of Boston Community Gardens is this Saturday, and will feature more than 20 privately owned gardens. This is a self-guided tour through 24 private and two public gardens. A garden owner or Trustees' volunteer will be at each garden to greet and check people at [...]
    https://www.jamaicaplainnews.com

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