Jamaica-Plain Newswire (Page 7)

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  1. Group returns donation from embattled firmRead the original story w/Photo

    Apr 26, 2016 | Boston.com

    When Arbour Health System mailed a $10,000 check to a leading advocacy group for the mentally ill, it was a welcome donation for the organization's annual fund-raising walk. But earlier this month, the National Alliance on Mental Illness in Massachusetts decided to send it back because of recent newspaper stories about poor conditions at the company's psychiatric hospitals.


  2. ACEC/MA Awards Education Corporation President's Scholarship to Northeastern student Emily DerrigRead the original story w/Photo

    Apr 25, 2016 | PR Log

    April 25, 2016 - PRLog -- The American Council of Engineering Companies of Massachusetts has named Northeastern student Emily Derrig as a recipient of the 2016 Education Corporation Presidents' Scholarship. Derrig, from Littleton, Massachusetts, was announced as a recipient of the $5,000 scholarship during the recent ACEC/MA Engineering Excellence and Awards Gala which was emceed by MA State Senator Karen Spilka and MA Secretary of Transportation Stephanie Pollack.


  3. Path Proposed Between Jamaica Plain and RoslindaleRead the original story w/Photo

    Apr 25, 2016 | Patch.com

    A new path has been proposed to connect Roslindale and Jamaica Plain and encourage pedestrian and bicycle traffic. Neighborhood group WalkUp Roslindale has put forth the proposal, which would connect Roslindale Village to the Forest Hills MBTA station.


  4. Diversity as the destinationRead the original story w/Photo

    Apr 25, 2016 | Christian Science Monitor

    It was common for parents, friends, and co-workers to shake their heads. You're thinking about living where? Urban neighborhoods seemed sketchy in the 1970s.


  5. Mayor Walsh Calls on Residents to Participate in Boston Shines, a...Read the original story w/Photo

    Apr 25, 2016 | City of Boston

    Saturday, April 23, 2016 - As part of an annual effort to beautify the streets of Boston in time for the spring season, Mayor Martin J. Walsh today has asked for Boston residents' to participate in Boston Shines, a citywide initiative to clean the neighborhoods across the city. Boston Shines will bring together thousands of volunteers, including businesses, community groups and residents to clean up after the winter season.


  6. Charles Chieppo: School closings are tough but necessaryRead the original story w/Photo

    Apr 24, 2016 | Boston.com

    The catch: The year was 1952, which proves there's some truth to the old adage that the more things change, the more they stay the same. Late last year, an independent audit found that BPS buildings have a huge amount of excess capacity, not a surprise, given that enrollment has shrunk by nearly half since the early 1970s.


  7. A Short Break in BostonRead the original story

    Apr 5, 2016 | Knowing and Doing

    This weekend has been a normal one at home, a little online and a little off, but last weekend I went offline for most of three and a half days to visit my older daughter in Boston. She been in Jamaica Plain in for eight months and had plenty of sights to show.


  8. Channel your inner Courtney Love at Ladies Rock CampRead the original story w/Photo

    Apr 19, 2016 | Boston.com

    Say you're an office administrator who loves heavy metal, or a trans woman looking for her mojo, or a person consumed with regret for letting your brother be the musician in the family. Let's say you're Museum of Science exhibit developer Alana Parkes, 51, who plays violin and used to sing in choirs but ever since the '80s has secretly longed to play the electric bass.


  9. Black Lives Matter sign stolen from Concord churchRead the original story w/Photo

    Apr 18, 2016 | Boston.com

    Two large Black Lives Matter signs were stolen from a church in Concord, and police are now asking for the public's help to find whoever is responsible, officials said. A facilities manager at the First Parish Church on Lexington Road told an officer that he noticed the signs missing at around 3:20 p.m. Sunday, Concord police said in a statement.


  10. Why Mark Wahlberg is dressed as a cop at the Boston Marathon finish lineRead the original story w/Photo

    Apr 18, 2016 | The Washington Post

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  11. Jamaica Plain Historical Society Trove of Curley photos come home to JPRead the original story w/Photo

    Apr 17, 2016 | Boston.com

    But when an antiquarian bookseller in Houston put the negatives up for sale on eBay, Charlie Rosenberg, the webmaster of the Jamaica Plain Historical Society, stared at them, astounded. The images nearly 1,000 in all -- showed James Michael Curley, the legendary Boston political titan and notorious rapscallion, through the triumphs and disasters of his extraordinary life as a four-term mayor, one-term governor, and two-term inmate in prison.


  12. MSPCA-Angell Pet of the Week: Apollo the catRead the original story w/Photo

    Apr 17, 2016 | WHDH

    Apollo the cat has it all: looks and personality! This sweet boy was surrendered to the MSPCA's Jamaica Plain adoption center because the dogs in his previous home were bullying him. He would do best in a home without dogs and with an understanding individual or family who wants to center their world around his.


  13. 48 from Jamaica Plain Running in the Boston MarathonRead the original story w/Photo

    Apr 14, 2016 | Patch.com

    The 120th Boston Marathon is here, and after months of training runners will tackle the historical 26.2-mile route from Hopkinton to Boston on Monday. Jamaica Plain will be well-represented in this year's race as 48 residents have signed up for the grueling feat of physical and mental toughness.


  14. Verizon partnership to bring new platform to BostonRead the original story w/Photo

    Apr 15, 2016 | The Daily Free Press

    Boston Mayor Martin Walsh announced Tuesday a partnership with Verizon Wireless to enhance the city's infrastructure through an advanced fiber-optic network. PHOTO BY ERIN BILLINGS/DAILY FREE PRESS STAFF Boston Mayor Martin Walsh announced Tuesday a partnership with Verizon Wireless, a move aimed at replacing the city's copper-based infrastructure with a fiber-optic network platform, according to a same-day press release.


  15. Verizon to Invest $300 Million in Boston Fiber NetworkRead the original story

    Apr 13, 2016 | CED

    Looking to directly take on Comcast, Verizon says it will invest more than $300 million over six years to up the competition for broadband and entertainment services in Boston. Mayor Martin J. Walsh announced the partnership with Verizon yesterday to replace the copper-based infrastructure with a fiber-optic network platform across the city.


  16. Boston, Verizon Announce $300M Deal on Eve of Massive StrikeRead the original story w/Photo

    Apr 12, 2016 | Patch.com

    Verizon is bringing Boston a fiber-optic upgrade, a partnership announced one day before a planned, 40,000-strong strike by the cell and internet giant's East Coast workers. Verizon will be replacing the city's copper-based infrastructure with a fiber-optic network platform worth more than $300 million over six years, according to a press release from the mayor's office Tuesday.


  17. Verizon to replace copper with fiber optic Internet in BostonRead the original story w/Photo

    Apr 12, 2016 | ComputerWorld

    Verizon and the city of Boston today announced a $300 million fiber optic cable replacement of copper cable throughout the city over the next six years. The project will increase Internet speeds and help Boston, which has 650,000 residents, expand broadband as part of its priority to ensure every resident has Internet access, Mayor Marty Walsh said in a statement on Tuesday.


  18. Hell Freezes Over, Verizon FiOS is Finally Coming to Boston -Read the original story w/Photo

    Apr 12, 2016 | Broadbandreports

    Over the years there's any number of cities that Verizon failed to upgrade to FiOS, be it Alexandria, Buffalo, or Baltimore. But the biggest neglected city has long been Boston, where many suburbs were upgraded, but the telco simply refused to upgrade the city proper.


  19. Obituary: Mary PowerRead the original story w/Photo

    Apr 12, 2016 | Hull Times

    Recently from Pembroke and previously from Hull, Mrs. Power was raised in Jamaica Plain. She attended Mission Church High School, where she met the love of her life, John "Beaver" Power.


  20. Verizon to build $300M fiber network in BostonRead the original story w/Photo

    Apr 12, 2016 | Boston.com

    Verizon will bring its fiber-optic FiOS network to Boston over the next six years, city and company officials announced Tuesday. Verizon's $300 million build will begin later this year, starting in the Dudley Square section of Roxbury, Dorchester, and West Roxbury.


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