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April 2010 Blog Posts (24)

Tour the Urban Showhouse

Participate in this unique opportunity to help Pine Street Inn. Please visit this brand new home at 44 Bradford Street…


Added by Michelle Caldeira on April 30, 2010 at 7:14pm — No Comments

Community Servings @ Wake Up The Earth

Come by and visit! I'll be there all day. I'll have info on our CSA and CSF (community supported fishery initiative); about our Farmers' Market -- and about all our programs! Hope to see you tomorrow.

Added by Edith Murnane on April 30, 2010 at 11:02am — No Comments

Fitness and Feast for Haiti Fundraiser!!!


Healthworks at Codman

450 Washington St.

Dorchester, MA 02124

Saturday, May 1st.


Zumba, Turbo Kick & Hip Hop Hustle !!!

$10 donation, all proceeds go to Partners in Health to aide in the Haiti earthquake relief effort.

Join Healthworks at Codman and Tito Jackson for Zumba, Turbo-Kick, Hip-Hop Hustle, raffle… Continue

Added by Erin Scott -- Community Manager on April 29, 2010 at 9:06am — No Comments

Help Spontaneous Celebrations Wake Up The Earth

Wake Up the Earth Festival
Saturday May 1, 2010
(Rain date Sunday May…

Added by Joseph Porcelli (Chief Neighbor) on April 28, 2010 at 12:16pm — No Comments

Greenwalks May Outing: Houghton Pond at the Blue Hills!


Added by Stacy Carpenter on April 27, 2010 at 12:46pm — No Comments

Boston Public Library Update - Save Your Central Services and Save JP For Next Year

Hello All. We may feel safe in JP for now, but the more we can overwhelm our law makers and library leaders now, the less work we'll have to do next year to save JP again. Please stay with the fight and here's an update as to what's going on.

For JP Specifically, please attend the Coffee Hour on Monday in Mozart Street Play Area @ Mozart & Centre

State Update:

Rep. Forry (Dorchester) & Rep. Moran (Brighton) introduced… Continue

Added by Brandon Abbs on April 26, 2010 at 10:30pm — No Comments

UPDATE: Gateway to the Arborway - Next DCR Partnership Matching Funds Grant! PAYPAL INCLUDED

Gateway to the Arborway - Next DCR Partnership Matching Funds Grant -

Extend the fence along the Arborway – it’s only half done! When the fence is complete, new tree and shrub planting can begin!This will also help to stop the crossover traffic, tree loss

and other damage.

The state will match every $1.00 we raise with $2.00.

Our share is…


Added by Colleen Keller on April 26, 2010 at 2:48pm — 1 Comment

Dispatches From Mexico: John Ross and the Journey Through Mexico

When: Friday April 30 at 7:00 PM

Where: First Church in Jamaica Plain, UU 6 Eliot Street, Jamaica Plain, MA 02130

Speaker: John Ross

Author and activist John Ross has spent many years traveling and chronicling struggles for human rights in Mexico. He has written ten books of fiction and non-fiction. His latest volume “El Monstruo – Dread & Redemption in Mexico City”, a street-level peoples’ history of the most polluted, overcrowded, corrupt and crime-ridden… Continue

Added by Liz W. on April 26, 2010 at 2:02pm — No Comments

NO Street cleaning tomorrow, Boston!!

Hey all! Anyone know if there's a moratorium on street cleaning tomorrow?

Added by Steffani Bennett on April 18, 2010 at 4:30pm — 3 Comments

Shooting 4/13 8pm on Bolyston near Dalrymple

Last night there was a shooting on Bolyston Street just past Dalrymple (a few streets before the intersection with Amory, right behind the brewery.) Around 8pm, a male on a BMC bicycle pedaled past Dalrymple and opened fire, firing off 4 shots in total. It hasn't been on the news or Does anyone know anything further about this?

Added by Su Ciampa on April 14, 2010 at 3:44pm — 1 Comment

Car break Suspects Arrested

On Sunday, April 3, 2010, detectives from District E-5 (West Roxbury) responded to the Brookline Police Department as part of a joint effort to interview two male suspects who had just been arrested for breaking and entering into a motor vehicle and receiving stolen property.

Pursuant to the investigation, detectives from Brookline and Boston were able to determine that the two suspects that had been arrested were responsible for at least twenty-six different breaking and entering…


Added by Captain John Greland on April 14, 2010 at 9:10am — 1 Comment

The Coming Population Crash: Our Planet's Surprising Future – Author Fred Pearce

Speaker: Fred Pearce, author of When the Rivers Run Dry

When: Friday April 16 @ 7 PM

Where: First Church in Jamaica Plain Unitarian Universalist, 6 Eliot Street, Jamaica Plain

For more than two centuries there has been mounting concern that rapidly growing populations are putting an unsustainable strain on the Earth’s resources. However, much has been misunderstood about the current rate of population growth and its effect on the environment. Though the global… Continue

Added by Liz W. on April 13, 2010 at 4:54pm — No Comments

Boston needs better bike lanes! my friend just got hit by a van bicycling down Mass ave!!!!!

please call the mayors hotline at 617-635-4500 and let them know!!!!! make your voices heard. change only happens when lots of people speak up ALL THE TIME.

Added by rebecca birnholz on April 13, 2010 at 3:00pm — 1 Comment

Suspect Arrested for Shooting

At about 9:03am, on Sunday, April 11, 2010, officers from Area E-13 (Jamaica Plain) located and arrested the individual wanted in connection with a shooting in the area of English High School on March 26, 2010. On that day, officers responded to the area of… Continue

Added by Captain John Greland on April 12, 2010 at 9:12am — 1 Comment

notloB Parlour Concerts Return to the Loring Greenough House

Between June 2007 and June 2009, notloB Parlour Concerts presented 25 newgrass, traditional and contemporary folk, Celtic and blues not-for-profit concerts at the Loring Greenough House. Artists presented include the Rowan Brothers, Sometymes Why, Mike and Ruthy, Rushard Eggleston, Lissa Schneckenburger, Tripping Lily, Kirstin Andreassen, Bob Franke, Geoff

Bartley and Pat Wictor. Since that time, it has…


Added by Jeff Boudreau on April 11, 2010 at 2:30pm — No Comments

TimeTrade Circle?

Are you trading your time rather than your money? If so, I'd love to hear about it. Working on a video story about the group and looking to include JP members who have traded their time. Please drop me a line if you'd like to tell about your experiences.



Added by Jason Marder on April 10, 2010 at 12:48pm — 1 Comment

BPL President Amy E. Ryan Recommends 22 Branches to Remain Open, 4 to CLOSE

This is a press release from the BPL, following the April 7 Meeting of the Trustees. Note that the title of the press release fails to mention that 4 will CLOSE. The trustees will vote tomorrow on the FY2011 budget, most likely following the recommendation of the BPL president, Amy Ryan.

In this the Connolly and the JP Branch buildings will stay open with the existing hours. Not so for the Faneuil, Lower Mills, Orient Heights, and Washington… Continue

Added by Jay Zoldak on April 8, 2010 at 7:20am — 2 Comments



Added by City Feed and Supply on April 7, 2010 at 5:00pm — 1 Comment

Boston Shines April 24th 2010!!

Hello Jamaica Plain!

Boston Shines is April 24th!

The City will provide tools, trash bags, and trash pick up to anyone willing to…


Added by Colleen Keller on April 6, 2010 at 3:07pm — No Comments

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