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School building closures inevitable
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School building closures inevitable
Parents, teachers and students from the Pauline A. Shaw School in Dorchester demonstrated, testified at School Committee meetings and wrote op-eds in a concerted effort to stop what many saw as the district’s attempt to pull the plug on the school, denying them grade expansions while all other BPS elementary schools are switching to a K-6 grade configuration.
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A $50 million renovation for Mildred Hailey Apts.
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A $50 million renovation for Mildred Hailey Apts.
The administration of Mayor Michelle Wu has committed $50 million for renovations at the Mildred C. Hailey Apartments public housing development in Jamaica Plain.
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Miranda, Elugardo running for 2nd Suffolk Senate district
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Politics
Miranda, Elugardo running for 2nd Suffolk Senate district
The race for the newly-drawn 2nd Suffolk District seat is open and state Reps Liz Miranda and Nika Elugardo are in.
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Hicks wins District 6
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Politics
Hicks wins District 6
Kendra Hicks, 31, candidate for Boston’s District 6 — which encompasses Jamaica Plain, West Roxbury, Roslindale and parts of Egleston Square near Roxbury — declared victory Tuesday night in her bid to become the first person of color, male or female, to represent the district.
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Hyde Square Task Force taps developer for Blessed Sacrament
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Local News
Hyde Square Task Force taps developer for Blessed Sacrament
After standing empty for more than a decade, the Blessed Sacrament Church in Jamaica Plain will finally open its doors once again — this time to residents rather than parishioners.
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Hyde Square Task Force vets developers for Blessed Sacrament
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Hyde Square Task Force vets developers for Blessed Sacrament
After years of watching the Blessed Sacrament Church in the Hyde Square neighborhood of Jamaica Plain crumble, residents have now been presented with several development proposals to bring new life into the structure.
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District 6 candidates face off in forum
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District 6 candidates face off in forum
Housing affordability, police reform and the racial wealth gap were among the issues on the table Monday during the first candidate forum for the District 6 City Council seat, during which Kendra Hicks and Mary Tamer answered questions from Greater Boston Young Democrats and Young Democrats of Massachusetts.
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Growing interest in District 6 seat
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Local News
Growing interest in District 6 seat
Will the longstanding dominance of Irish-American West Roxbury residents finally come to an end? Kendra Hicks is counting on it. She has raised $36,277 since announcing her run in September and is one of four Jamaica Plain residents who are either committed to or considering a run for the seat, which O’Malley plans to vacate at the end of 2021.
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Hyde Square Task Force seeks buyer for church
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Hyde Square Task Force seeks buyer for church
After six years of searching for the right partner for its new youth cultural center, the Hyde Square Task Force is selling the Blessed Sacrament Church building and abandoning the project.
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State begins construction on Columbus Ave. bus lane.
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State begins construction on Columbus Ave. bus lane.
The city broke ground on Columbus Avenue this week in a project that puts bus lanes in the center of the street and limits the amount of vehicular traffic. Though Boston is also working on several bike corridor projects, this one will not include bike lanes, and will remove some of the on-street parking.
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Creating opportunities for Mildred Hailey youth
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Local News
Creating opportunities for Mildred Hailey youth
My’Kell McMillan is coordinating the newly-reopened Mildred C. Hailey Youth Leadership Institute.
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New documentary celebrates Boston’s ‘Latin Quarter’
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Arts & Culture
New documentary celebrates Boston’s ‘Latin Quarter’
Colombian filmmaker and Jamaica Plain resident Monica Cohen had lived in the neighborhood for several years before she decided to turn her camera lens onto the vibrant community. The resulting half-hour, bilingual documentary, “Boston’s Latin Quarter,” celebrates the Latinx enclave that many Jamaica Plain residents are fighting to keep intact.
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