Jamaica-Plain Newswire (Page 2)

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  1. Where the Boys Are ... in UbersRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday Oct 6 | Boston.com

    She laughed the joyless laugh of a person on a slippery slope, of a credit card holder who has encountered unexpected Uber charges. "The next thing you know, it's: 'I was with my friend and they were nervous about the neighborhood' - Back Bay - 'so we Ubered.'

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  2. Fotolia/ryan huddle/globe staff Where the Boys Are ... in UbersRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday Oct 6 | Boston.com

    She laughed the joyless laugh of a person on a slippery slope, of a credit card holder who has encountered unexpected Uber charges. "The next thing you know, it's: 'I was with my friend and they were nervous about the neighborhood' - Back Bay - 'so we Ubered.'

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  3. Jackson chides walsh over lack of debate datesRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Oct 5 | Boston Herald

    While Boston's mayoral race has yet to see a live debate between Mayor Martin J. Walsh and City Councilor Tito Jackson, their campaigns are sniping at each other in a war of passive-aggressive letters over how many debates will eventually take place. Both Walsh and Jackson pulled out of a debate scheduled for next Tuesday on WBZ radio after the International Brotherhood of Electrical Workers Local 1228 - which is in the middle of a contract battle with WBZ-TV - asked both candidates to refrain from debating on the channel.

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  4. Community activist tears into clown running for city council at Roxbury forumRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Oct 5 | Universal Hub

    At an at-large city-council forum at the Roxbury ABCD tonight, activist Jamarhl Crawford was not having any of Pat Payaso's clowning around. Latoya Gayle videoed Crawford going after him - and Payaso's explanation for why Roxbury residents should take a guy dressed like him seriously.

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  5. Furry hurricane refugees arrive in Jamaica PlainRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Oct 5 | Universal Hub

    Jamaica Plain News reports MSPCA-Angell has taken in 34 cats rescued from an Irma-ravaged shelter in the Virgin Islands, which it'll adopt out after making sure they're OK. Help keep Universal Hub going.

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  6. Linda A. Brooks, resident of NorwoodRead the original story

    Wednesday Oct 4 | Boston Herald

    She is survived by two daughters, Linda of Dedham and Elisa of Jamaica Plain; three sisters, Barbara Melanson of Hull, Mary Guiney of Dorchester and Rita Finegan of Rockland; a brother, Richard Park of El Paso, Texas; a grandson and many nieces and nephews.

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  7. Day game a headache for some Red Sox fansRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Oct 4 | Boston.com

    In April, there's nothing quite like a weekday Red Sox game, a little gift of spring that comes with a soft excuse to duck out of work or life and watch some low-stakes baseball. But it's October now, playoff time, when every pitch matters, and the news that the Sox would open their series with back-to-back games during work hours 4 p.m. on Thursday, and 2 p.m. on Friday, both in Houston was received by diehard fans as not a gift, but a problem.

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  8. Absolutely no margin for error at Forest Hills these daysRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Oct 4 | Universal Hub

    The roads around the Forest Hills T station, already a rough ride in these days of Arborway work, became even more gridlocked this morning when at least some of the traffic lights failed. State troopers, responsible for the Arborway, rushed, well, crawled with everybody else, to direct traffic, but the damage was done.

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  9. Boston to outfit schools with modern furnitureRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Oct 3 | Boston.com

    Mayor Martin J. Walsh has planned to announce Wednesday the details of the Boston Public Schools' $13 million effort to replace old furniture in city schools. Mayor Martin J. Walsh plans on Wednesday to unveil the details of a $13 million effort to replace decades-old desks, chairs, and other pieces of furniture in the city's schools with modern pieces that are comfortable and can be moved around with ease.

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  10. What a longtime BPL curator learnedRead the original story

    Tuesday Oct 3 | Boston.com

    Few know our region's story as well as Henry Scannell, a longtime curator of US history for the Boston Public Library. After 34 years of service, Scannell recently retired.

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  11. Island getaway: Mass. shelter taking in 34 cats who survived Hurricane IrmaRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Oct 3 | Boston.com

    The Massachusetts Society for the Prevention of Cruelty to Animals-Angell is taking in 34 cats from the island of St. John on Tuesday evening, in the wake of Hurricane Irma. The cats were homeless and living at the St. John Animal Care Center before the Category 5 storm devastated the smallest of the US Virgin Islands last month.

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  12. Homeowners could help ease city's rental crunchRead the original story w/Photo

    Monday Oct 2 | Boston.com

    One way to offset some of the side effects of Boston's building boom - like tenant displacement and a proliferation of illegal apartments - may lie within its existing housing stock, officials say. Two new city programs are aimed at encouraging homeowners to create apartments in their own homes, allowing them to supplement their incomes while helping the city make headway in its efforts to create more affordable housing units.

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  13. Several Haymarket RMV workers to plead guilty to fake-ID schemeRead the original story w/Photo

    Monday Oct 2 | Universal Hub

    Four former employees at the Haymarket RMV branch and an accomplice are agreeing to plead guilty to charges they worked with two other people to issue licenses to people they knew were using fake papers, the US Attorney's office reports . Evelyn Medina, 56, Annette Gracia, 37, David Brimage, 46, and Bivian Yohanny Brea, 41, all of Boston, and Kimberly Jordan, 33, of Randolph all agreed to plead guilty to to one count of producing without lawful authority an identification document or a false identification document.

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  14. After Hurricanes, the MA-Puerto Rico Connection Comes into Sharper FocusRead the original story w/Photo

    Monday Oct 2 | JD Supra

    This past Wednesday, Jeff Sanchez of Jamaica Plain, a proud son of Puerto Rico and one of the most powerful members of the legislature, came to the podium in the House chamber to call attention to those in the Caribbean suffering greatly because of recent hurricanes. "I stand here to ask for a moment of silence for the victims of Hurricane Irma, Hurricane Maria and the affected regions of the Caribbean, Puerto Rico in particular: 3.5 million United States citizens are crying for help right now in a way that so many of us would expect to be heard from this commonwealth if we were in the same situation," said Sanchez, who was recently appointed chairman of the House Ways & Means Committee.

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  15. Verizon Says More Boston Residents Can Now Get FiOS -Read the original story w/Photo

    Monday Oct 2 | Broadbandreports

    In April of last year, Verizon surprised everyone by announcing it was unpausing its all-but-dead FiOS expansion to spend $300 million to expand FiOS throughout Boston. Boston had long been one of a handful of cities that were skipped by Verizon during upgrades, frustrating locals stuck on aging DSL infrastructure.

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  16. Orange Line riders might need some Advils due to busted signals at Forest HillsRead the original story w/Photo

    Sunday Oct 1 | Universal Hub

    And since major construction of the Casey/Arborway project is due to wrap up in "Fall 2017", I cannot wait until the roof is installed on the new busway and the busway opens, again according to MassDOT by the end of December. Help keep Universal Hub going.

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  17. An oasis amid Forest HillsRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday Sep 29 | Boston Herald

    Kitchen/dining area at Tila condo complex at 145 Hyde Park Ave., Jamaica Plain Photo courtesy of RE/MAX Destiny Living room at the Tila condo complex at 145 Hyde Park Ave., Jamaica Plain Photo courtesy of RE/MAX Destiny What's perhaps most striking about the newly built condo at Hyde Park Avenue - near the Forest Hills MBTA station - is what you can't see or hear. For example, step outside in front, as buses and trucks roar their way down the street, and you'll have trouble carrying on a conversation over the noise.

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  18. City of Boston and Verizon reach agreement, doubling access to Boston neighborhoodsRead the original story

    Friday Sep 29 | Sampan

    Mayor Martin J. Walsh today announced that the City of Boston has amended the Verizon cable television license to bring the telecommunications carrier to more neighborhoods in Boston. The amendment will double the area of the City served by Verizon Fios from 28% to 56%.

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  19. Verizon turns up Fios FTTH service in two more sections of BostonRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday Sep 29 | America's Network

    Verizon is now offering its Fios broadband and video services suite to customers in the Jamaica Plain and Hyde Park neighborhoods of Boston as part of the telco's $300 million agreement with the city to create an alternative broadband source to cable MSO incumbent Comcast. Residents in Jamaica Plain and Hyde Park will be able to order Verizon Fios Internet, TV and phone services and can visit www.verizon.com/BostonFios to check Fios availability at a specific address and to sign up for email updates as the network Verizon began its Fios rollout in Boston last December, offering service initially in parts of Dorchester, Roslindale, West Roxbury and Roxbury , and continues construction and expansion in these neighborhoods.

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  20. Verizon Continues Fiber-optic Rollout in BostonRead the original story

    Friday Sep 29 | CED

    Verizon is moving forward with its fiber-optic network expansion in Boston, bringing Fios service to customers in parts of the Jamaica Plain and Hyde Park neighborhoods. The operator says it's offering Boston residents Fios Triple Play Bundles at a promotional price of just under $70 per month for two years.

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