Jamaica-Plain Newswire (Page 5)

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  1. Betty Vallari, gym owner, of Provincetown, at 74Read the original story

    Sep 2, 2017 | Boston Herald

    Ms. Vallari bartended and worked in Provincetown restaurants until she became one of the early owners of the Provincetown Gym. She was on the board of trustees at the Methodist Church, served on the Provincetown Town Scholarship Fund, was on the board of directors of the town's soup kitchen, and was one of the founding members of Helping Our Women and served on its board since its inception.

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  2. Roslindale man charged with Mattapan shooting in JulyRead the original story w/Photo

    Sep 2, 2017 | Universal Hub

    Boston Police report arresting Eric Hines, 25, of Roslindale, on charges he shot a man sitting on his porch on Baird Street in Mattapan shortly before 8:30 p.m. on July 13. Hines was arrested Thursday night in the area of Parkman Drive in Jamaica Plain, on charges of unlawful possession of a firearm, unlawful possession of ammunition and carrying a loaded firearm, police say. Help keep Universal Hub going.

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  3. Mixed-income apartment building in Jackson Square wins approvalRead the original story w/Photo

    Aug 31, 2017 | Universal Hub

    The Board of Appeal this week approved plans for a 112-unit apartment building at 250 Centre St., which will fill in yet another hole in the streetscape left over from the I-95 extension that never was. The Community Builders of the Back Bay says that 40 of the units will be rented as affordable, with 7 of those set aside for families that have been homeless for a long time.

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  4. Hotfooting it through Forest HillsRead the original story w/Photo

    Aug 31, 2017 | Universal Hub

    Clay Harper reports the tar was still hot when this jogger decided to try out a new bike path put down today as part of the Arborway road project in Forest Hills. Help keep Universal Hub going.

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  5. Group aims to open James Michael Curley house to the publicRead the original story w/Photo

    Aug 31, 2017 | Universal Hub

    James Michael Curley's old place on the Jamaicaway, which has mostly sat unused for decades, will get new life under a plan by the Emerald Necklace Conservancy to re-open it for regular historical and cultural events. The city Board of Appeal approved the plan - in which the conservancy will use the second and third floor of the 350 Jamaicaway house as office space - on Tuesday.

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  6. Grace Ham, 96Read the original story w/Photo

    Aug 31, 2017 | The Wakefield Daily Item

    Grace Ham, 96, of Jamaica Plain and formerly of Melrose, passed away on Sunday, July 16, at the Beth Israel Deaconess Medical Center in Boston. Grace was born in Boston and grew up in Chelsea.

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  7. Silence is Golden - and Melodic - in BPL's Courtyard ConcertsRead the original story

    Aug 31, 2017 | Charlestown Patriot-Bridge

    As the sun shone brightly last Friday afternoon on the shrubbery of the Copley Library's celebrated Courtyard, string music from the Boston Philharmonic permeated the air as shadows danced off of the columns and statuary. It was like a scene right out the Victorian television series 'Downton Abbey,' except there were also more than 200 people in shorts or office attire chowing down silently on their lunches.

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  8. Owner of dog left in hot car faces jail after ditching courtRead the original story w/Photo

    Aug 29, 2017 | Boston Herald

    NO SHOW: Judge Paul McManus speaks with Assistant District Attorney Meghan Joyce at the arraignment yesterday of Travis Gustafson, who did not appear. A man accused of leaving his pit bull to die in the cab of his overheated pickup truck is now wanted for failing to show up in court.

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  9. Arrest warrant issued for man charged with letting dog roast to death in JPRead the original story w/Photo

    Aug 29, 2017 | Universal Hub

    Travis Gustafson failed to appear in court for his arraignment today on a charge of animal cruelty for the heat-related death of a pit bull in his pickup truck on Burroughs Street in Jamaica Plain on Aug. 1, the Suffolk County District Attorney's office reports. As a result, a West Roxbury Municipal Court judge issued a warrant for Gustafson's arrest, the DA's office says.

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  10. Winsome French reds, perfect for late summer sippingRead the original story w/Photo

    Aug 28, 2017 | Boston.com

    If you're excited by the bounty on offer at the farmers' market, three French winegrowers hope you will be equally inspired by their winsome reds. Each is splendid for late summer sipping and can take a gentle chill.

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  11. Urbano Encounters Exhibition About Creative Activism on View This Fall in BostonRead the original story w/Photo

    Aug 29, 2017 | BroadwayWorld.com

    Urbano Project will present Urbano Encounters, a retrospective exhibition chronicling Urbano's eight years of bringing together local youth and professional artists to create public participatory art projects as a catalyst for personal transformation, community cohesion and social change, September 21 - November 11, 2017. Urbano's Gallery at 29 Germania Street in Jamaica Plain is open Monday-Friday, 1-6pm and Saturday, 10-2pm.

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  12. Walsh will fill Arroyo's job - quickly'Read the original story w/Photo

    Aug 26, 2017 | Boston Herald

    Boston Mayor Marty Walsh marches along Warren Street during the 2017 Boston Carnival on Saturday, August 26, 2017. Staff photo by Nicolaus Czarnecki 'SAD SITUATION': Mayor Martin J. Walsh, seen at yesterday's Caribbean Festival and Parade, right, is collecting applications to replace fired Boston Health and Human Services Director Felix G. Arroyo, above.

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  13. Editorial: Drug lab injustices must be addressed NEWRead the original story w/Photo

    Aug 24, 2017 | The Recorder

    Can you imagine a state in which thousands of men and women may be locked up in jail cells, unable to win freedom despite fundamental flaws in the evidence used to convict them of drug crimes? In such a state, wouldn't you expect the governor, attorney general, lawmakers and judges to band together to speed the wheels of justice and set things ... (more)

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  14. Silence is Golden - and Melodic - in BPL's Courtyard ConcertsRead the original story

    Aug 24, 2017 | Beacon Hill Times

    As the sun shone brightly last Friday afternoon on the shrubbery of the Copley Library's celebrated Courtyard, string music from the Boston Philharmonic permeated the air as shadows danced off of the columns and statuary. It was like a scene right out the Victorian television series 'Downton Abbey,' except there were also more than 200 people in shorts or office attire chowing down silently on their lunches.

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  15. Garden Winners Announced in Boston ContestRead the original story

    Aug 24, 2017 | Beacon Hill Times

    Mayor Martin Walsh welcomed garden winners from around the city to join in celebration of urban gardening during the Mayor Walsh's Garden Contest 2017 in the Boston Public Garden on August 16. This year there were 134 applicants to the Garden Contest. There are nine categories that range from small yard garden to shade garden to storefront, organization or Main Street District Garden.

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  16. Fire erupts in JP triple deckerRead the original story w/Photo

    Aug 23, 2017 | Universal Hub

    Boston firefighters responded around 7:50 p.m. to 12 Goldsmith St., where they quickly put out a fire on the first floor of the triple decker there. No residents injured.

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  17. Police investigate allegations against Felix G. ArroyoRead the original story w/Photo

    Aug 23, 2017 | Boston.com

    The Boston Police Department is investigating allegations that health services chief Felix G. Arroyo grabbed the neck of a female subordinate who had accused him of repeated sexual harassment, Lieutenant Detective Michael McCarthy said Wednesday. The woman, in a discrimination complaint shared with the Globe , said Arroyo grabbed her by the back of the neck after learning that she was going to report him to city authorities.

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  18. After sexual harassment complaint, action on Felix G. Arroyo coming - shortly,' Walsh saysRead the original story w/Photo

    Aug 23, 2017 | Boston.com

    Boston Mayor Martin J. Walsh indicated Wednesday morning that the city was on the verge of taking more concrete action concerning sexual harassment allegations against his health and human services chief, who was placed on paid administrative leave last month. "We're doing our internal investigation and we've been working on it for a couple weeks here," Walsh said after an unrelated appearance in Brighton.

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  19. Fermented foods all the rage at Boston festRead the original story w/Photo

    Aug 23, 2017 | Boston Herald

    DRINK UP: Hibiscus soda, above, from the new book 'Kombucha, Kefir and Beyond,' is simple to make. Photo courtesy of Nader Khouri.

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  20. City employee files sexual harassment complaint against Felix G. ArroyoRead the original story w/Photo

    Aug 22, 2017 | Boston.com

    A woman who worked for Felix G. Arroyo, the city's chief of health and human services, has accused him of repeated sexual harassment, alleging in a discrimination complaint that he "spanked" her buttocks, made inappropriate sexual comments, and grabbed her by the back of her neck when he learned she was planning to formally complain about his behavior to city officials. In the complaint, the Boston woman, who worked in Arroyo's department, alleged that he created a hostile work environment and that, after she complained to city officials, she was moved to a different department, which she considered a demotion.

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