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December 2017 Neighborhood Council & Committee Meetings (Rev. 3)

Zoning Committee: Wednesday, December 20, 2017, at 7:00 pm, at Farnsworth House, 90 South Street. Agenda includes: (1) 606-610 Centre Street (Fancy Schmancy dog daycare applying to amend occupancy from retail, nail salon, laundry, and doggie day care with accessory retail to nail salon, laundry, and doggie day care with accessory retail – dog day care to take over retail space; new space will function as play space for dogs, all dog washing to remain in existing space), (2)  the return of 31-33 Woodlawn Street (modify existing building to create 3-family residence with exterior decks; construct second 3-family residence; total of 6 residential units with 6 parking spaces on site); and, (3)  the return of  8 Wyman Street (confirm occupancy as a single-family, change to two-family residential dwelling).   To review materials submitted to the committee for these projects, click here.

    December 2017 Neighborhood Council & Committee Meetings (Rev. 3)
    Zoning Committee: Wednesday, December 20, 2017, at 7:00 pm, at Farnsworth House, 90 South Street.
    http://www.jpnc.org

16 hours ago

The jades (Crassula argentea) in the courtyar...

The jades (Crassula argentea) in the courtyard have been raised in the Museum’s greenhouse for many years. The largest of them, with trunks five to six inches in diameter, are over 60 years old! Their small starry white flowers cover their large spreading branches over three feet high.

    Isabella Stewart Gardner Museum
    The jades (Crassula argentea) in the courtyard have been raised in the Museum's greenhouse for many years. The largest of them, with trunks five to six inches in diameter, are over 60 years old!...
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23 hours ago

This is the 17th century, Brandenburg family ...

This is the 17th century, Brandenburg family escutcheon (coat of arms). It was purchased by the actor Henry Irving (known inspiring Bram Stoker’s Count Dracula) in 1882 and then given by Irving to Isabella Stewart Gardner in 1902. The coat of arms is normally in the Museum’s Long Gallery, but is currently in our conservation labs being researched and restored.

    Isabella Stewart Gardner Museum
    This is the 17th century, Brandenburg family escutcheon (coat of arms). It was purchased by the actor Henry Irving (known inspiring Bram Stoker's Count Dracula) in 1882 and then given by Irving to...
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24 hours ago

JP Resident Tells Tale of Income Inequality in ‘Living Between Stories’

(http://www.jamaicaplainnews.com/2017/12/15/jp-resident-tells-tale-of-income-inequality-in-living-between-stories/29477)

    JP Resident Tells Tale of Income Inequality in 'Living Between Stories'
    Jamaica Plain's Chuck Collins has spent the last three decades examining trends of income and wealth inequality. In the new film, "Living Between Stories," Collins tackles the topic with personal stories while reframing historical analysis. "We are living between stories, as Charles Eisenstein
    http://www.jamaicaplainnews.com

31 hours ago

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32 hours ago

Early Stocking Stuffer: Win Free Tickets to Star Wars: The Last Jedi

...showing of Star Wars: The Last Jedi at 7 pm at Regal Fenway Stadium 13, 201 Brookline Ave., Boston...

    Early Stocking Stuffer: Win Free Tickets to Star Wars: The Last Jedi | BU Today | Boston University
    Test your knowledge in our trivia contest for a chance to see the film tomorrow Star Wars: The Last Jedi opens nationwide today Expected to be the highest grossing film of 2017 Trivia contest winner receives two free tickets for show tomorrow It's time to return to that galaxy far, far away.
    http://www.bu.edu

32 hours ago

If Instagram existed 10yrs ago you would all ...

If Instagram existed 10yrs ago you would all have known this band. #publichouse

    The Haven JP
    If Instagram existed 10yrs ago you would all have known this band. #publichouse
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33 hours ago

The Haven JP was live.

    The Haven JP
    The Haven JP, Jamaica Plain, MA. 3.9K likes. Welcome to New England's only Scottish Restaurant and Bar. We have a Scottish menu made from scratch with love. A Scotch list of over 30 Single Malts and...
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40 hours ago

Long week? We hear ya! Stop by the Gardner an...

Long week? We hear ya! Stop by the Gardner and soak up the galleries and courtyard after work today. We’re open until 9 pm.

    Isabella Stewart Gardner Museum
    Long week? We hear ya! Stop by the Gardner and soak up the galleries and courtyard after work today. We're open until 9 pm.
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41 hours ago

On Saturday, December 16, drop by the Educati...

On Saturday, December 16, drop by the Education Studio between 11 am and 4:30 pm for a hands-on art activity. Consider the iconic portraits throughout the Museum and create your own project inspired by them: http://bit.ly/2zch7HR

    Isabella Stewart Gardner Museum
    On Saturday, December 16, drop by the Education Studio between 11 am and 4:30 pm for a hands-on art activity. Consider the iconic portraits throughout the Museum and create your own project inspired...
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43 hours ago

An Open Letter To The Fenway Health Community From The Board Of Directors

Ansin Building at 1340 Boylston

    An Open Letter To The Fenway Health Community From The Board Of Directors
    The past few days have been challenging for all of us. Like many of you, the board of directors is eager for change. We are committed to helping Fenway Health move forward. And to that end, we offer the following pledge: To our valued patients - We will continue to provide the same high quality, compassionate care that has made Fenway a local, national, and global leader.
    http://fenwayhealth.org

44 hours ago

Tanekwah Hinds To Receive Boston Alliance For Community Health Award

Ansin Building at 1340 Boylston

    Tanekwah Hinds To Receive Boston Alliance For Community Health Award
    Fenway Health is pleased to announce that Tanekwah Hinds, Women's Health Program Coordinator, has been selected for a Healthy Community Leadership Award from Boston Alliance for Community Health (BACH).
    http://fenwayhealth.org

2 days ago

Led By JP Resident, ESC Celebrates 35 Years of Helping Nonprofits

(http://www.jamaicaplainnews.com/2017/12/14/led-by-jp-resident-esc-celebrates-35-years-of-helping-nonprofits/29773)

    Led By JP Resident, ESC Celebrates 35 Years of Helping Nonprofits
    Empower Success Corps (ESC) - an organization dedicated to helping nonprofits in New England succeed - recently celebrated its 35th anniversary with an event at the Larz Anderson Auto Museum in Brookline. Julie Crockford, a Jamaica Plain resident and ESC's executive director for the pas
    http://www.jamaicaplainnews.com

2 days ago

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2 days ago

Scrappy could barely walk back in August. The...

Scrappy could barely walk back in August. The MSPCA-Angell fixed him up and now he needs a home this holiday season!

    MSPCA Seeks a Ho-Ho-Home for Tiny Yorkie with 'Floating Head'
    If badges for courage were awarded to homeless animals then two-year-old Yorkshire Terrier "Scrappy" would surely win, say staff at the MSPCA-Angell who have been caring for the tiny four-legged pup since he arrived at the shelter in August barely able to walk, and with a worrisome leftward tilt to
    http://www.jamaicaplainnews.com

2 days ago

MSPCA Seeks a Ho-Ho-Home for Tiny Yorkie with ‘Floating Head’

(http://www.jamaicaplainnews.com/2017/12/13/mspca-seeks-a-ho-ho-home-for-tiny-yorkie-with-floating-head/29855)

    MSPCA Seeks a Ho-Ho-Home for Tiny Yorkie with 'Floating Head'
    If badges for courage were awarded to homeless animals then two-year-old Yorkshire Terrier "Scrappy" would surely win, say staff at the MSPCA-Angell who have been caring for the tiny four-legged pup since he arrived at the shelter in August barely able to walk, and with a worrisome leftward tilt to
    http://www.jamaicaplainnews.com

2 days ago

JP resident performing in Ghost Light Players...

JP resident performing in Ghost Light Players' adapted production of Dickens' "A Christmas Carol"

    JP Resident Performing in Ghost Light Players' Holiday 'Radio Play'
    For the third year in a row, Ghost Light Players of MetroWest will be holding their annual fundraising event in the form of a live radio play.
    http://www.jamaicaplainnews.com

2 days ago

Isabella Stewart Gardner Museum shared their ...

Join us on the longest night of the year for an evening of warmth and connection! Enjoy a drink by the Courtyard, hands-on-art making with local artists, live music, and illuminating conversations.

    Third Thursdays: Winter Solstice
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2 days ago

Isabella Stewart Gardner Museum added an even...

On the longest night of the year, we partner with our friends at Transformative Culture Project for an evening of warmth and connection. Enjoy a drink by the Courtyard, hands-on-art making with local artists, live music, and illuminating conversations. Soak up the enchanting atmosphere of the Museum at night. This lively, social evening features music, creative collaborators, a cash bar, playful gallery activities, and hands-on art making.

    Third Thursdays: Winter Solstice
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2 days ago

Mayor Walsh column: Support small businesses ...

Mayor Walsh column: Support small businesses during the holidays to keep our neighborhoods thriving all year long

    Mayor Walsh: Support Small Bizs During Holidays to Keep Our Neighborhoods Thriving All Year Long
    I grew up in a neighborhood of hardworking families, where everything seemed within reach. It was thanks in large part to our incredible small and local businesses. For years, these local landmarks have carried on the traditions of my neighborhood, and generated the prosperity that's helping Dorches
    http://www.jamaicaplainnews.com

2 days ago

Liz Page, CFRE, Elected Chair Of Fenway Health Board Of Directors

Ansin Building at 1340 Boylston

    Liz Page, CFRE, Elected Chair Of Fenway Health Board Of Directors
    Fenway Health announces today that Liz Page, CFRE, has been elected Chair of the Fenway Health Board of Directors. Her election comes after the resignation of former Board Chair, Robert Hale. After ten years as a performing artist with the Oregon Mime Theatre, Liz Page moved to Boston and began her development career at the Worcester Art Museum.
    http://fenwayhealth.org

2 days ago

Trump Administration’s religious refusal actions threaten access to healthcare by LGBT people

Ansin Building at 1340 Boylston

    Trump Administration's religious refusal actions threaten access to healthcare by LGBT people
    A policy brief released today by The Fenway Institute examines the potential impact of recent executive actions taken by the Trump-Pence Administration that articulate a right to refuse services to others on the basis of religious beliefs, and to refuse to hire people for programming paid for with federal funds based on religious beliefs.
    http://fenwayhealth.org

3 days ago

JP Resident Performing in Ghost Light Players’ Holiday ‘Radio Play’

(http://www.jamaicaplainnews.com/2017/12/13/jp-resident-performing-in-ghost-light-players-holiday-radio-play/29749)

    JP Resident Performing in Ghost Light Players' Holiday 'Radio Play'
    For the third year in a row, Ghost Light Players of MetroWest will be holding their annual fundraising event in the form of a live radio play.
    http://www.jamaicaplainnews.com

3 days ago

Week 4 in a series of Where in Scotland?

Week 4 in a series of Where in Scotland?

    The Haven JP
    Week 4 in a series of Where in Scotland?
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Mayor Walsh: Support Small Bizs During Holidays to Keep Our Neighborhoods Thriving All Year Long

(http://www.jamaicaplainnews.com/2017/12/12/mayor-walsh-supporting-small-bizs-during-the-holidays-to-keep-our-neighborhoods-thriving-all-year-long/29702)

    Mayor Walsh: Support Small Bizs During Holidays to Keep Our Neighborhoods Thriving All Year Long
    I grew up in a neighborhood of hardworking families, where everything seemed within reach. It was thanks in large part to our incredible small and local businesses. For years, these local landmarks have carried on the traditions of my neighborhood, and generated the prosperity that's helping Dorches
    http://www.jamaicaplainnews.com

4 days ago

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4 days ago

Statement From Fenway Health

Ansin Building at 1340 Boylston

    Statement From Fenway Health
    Earlier today, Robert Hale informed the Board of Directors and senior management team at Fenway Health that he was resigning from his position as chair and leaving the Board. We appreciate his service and his tireless work on behalf of Fenway Health.
    http://fenwayhealth.org

4 days ago

State Sen. Sonia Chang-Díaz worked hard to ge...

State Sen. Sonia Chang-Díaz worked hard to get the LOOK Bill into law. Read about the bill that values the importance of bilingualism.

    Chang-Díaz 'Thrilled' by Governor's Signing of Bilingual English Instruction Bill
    Governor Charlie Baker signed the LOOK Bill into law on Dec. 5th, which recognizes the value of bilingualism by encompassing the best practices for serving English learners. State Sen. Sonia Chang-Díaz fought hard for the bill to pass, particularly because she knows bilingualism is an essential skil
    http://www.jamaicaplainnews.com

5 days ago

Chang-Díaz ‘Thrilled’ by Governor’s Signing of Bilingual English Instruction Bill

(http://www.jamaicaplainnews.com/2017/12/11/chang-diaz-thrilled-by-governors-signing-of-bilingual-english-instruction-bill/29762)

    Chang-Díaz 'Thrilled' by Governor's Signing of Bilingual English Instruction Bill
    Governor Charlie Baker signed the LOOK Bill into law on Dec. 5th, which recognizes the value of bilingualism by encompassing the best practices for serving English learners. State Sen. Sonia Chang-Díaz fought hard for the bill to pass, particularly because she knows bilingualism is an essential skil
    http://www.jamaicaplainnews.com

5 days ago

5 days ago

Change in Leadership at Fenway Health

Ansin Building at 1340 Boylston

    Change in Leadership at Fenway Health
    Effective today, December 10, 2017, Dr. Stephen L. Boswell and the Executive Committee of the Board of Directors have agreed that Dr. Boswell's employment as Chief Executive Officer at Fenway Health has ended, and he is no longer employed by the organization. A formal search for Dr. Boswell's successor will commence as soon as practicable.
    http://fenwayhealth.org

6 days ago

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6 days ago

Boston Public Schools announced new start and...

Boston Public Schools announced new start and end times for the 2018-2019 school year. Three JP schools will start TWO HOURS earlier. So much for sleeping in. What do you think?

    Several JP Schools Starting 2 Hours Earlier: 2018 New Start & End Times for JP's Public Schools
    Some Boston Public School students will get to sleep in a little later next year as the Boston School Committee approved altering start and end times for the 2018-2019 school year.
    http://www.jamaicaplainnews.com

6 days ago

Several JP Schools Starting 2 Hours Earlier: 2018 New Start & End Times for JP’s Public Schools

(http://www.jamaicaplainnews.com/2017/12/09/several-jp-schools-starting-2-hours-earlier-2018-new-start-end-times-for-jps-public-schools/29804)

    Several JP Schools Starting 2 Hours Earlier: 2018 New Start & End Times for JP's Public Schools
    Some Boston Public School students will get to sleep in a little later next year as the Boston School Committee approved altering start and end times for the 2018-2019 school year.
    http://www.jamaicaplainnews.com

6 days ago

New Year´s Eve in Scotland -

New Year´s Eve in Scotland -

    HOGMANAY AT THE HAVEN
    The Haven offers the perfect answer to what to do and where to go on New Year's Eve this year. Start early at 6pm or later at 9pm then sit back and enjoy a 4-course prix-fixe menu, champagne or Scotch toast with a typical rousing Haven atmosphere replete with countdown at midnight.
    https://us1.campaign-archive.com

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