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June 2009 Blog Posts (10)

Run with the J.P. Running Club

The J.P. Running Club has been meeting every Thursday night at Doyle's @ 6:30 for two years. We run in the Arboretum, Franklin Park, or at Jamaica Pond. After running we hangout at Doyle's for a bite and some beers. Please contact us if you're interested or just show up on a Thursday.

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Added by Cameron Dominick on June 29, 2009 at 10:30am — 1 Comment

We Are Boston Leadership Awards!

Hi Jamaica Plain!

Mayor Thomas M. Menino and the Mayor’s Office of New Bostonians (MONB) are proud to announce a call for nominations for the 2009 We Are Boston Leadership Awards. The awards celebrate individuals and organizations that have made outstanding contributions in promoting Boston’s rich diversity and fostering civic engagement within communities of New Bostonians. The MONB is seeking nominations to honor exceptional leaders in three We Are Boston Leadership award… Continue

Added by Colleen Keller on June 26, 2009 at 12:55pm — 1 Comment

Crime Reports now available!


I am so excited I can hardly type this email. The Boston Police Department has just made their newest tool called Crime Reports available to us. This tool lets us see what's crime is being reported on our streets. Combine this with our neighborhood zone groups and we've got a great way to find out what's happening and what we can do about it.

Here is what I request you do:

1) Go to

2) Navigate… Continue

Added by Joseph Porcelli (Chief Neighbor) on June 19, 2009 at 4:30pm — 3 Comments

Jamaica Plain is getting Big Recycling Bins for Single Stream Recycling!!!!

Recycle More! Big Bins coming to Jamaica Plain!

Join the Mayor and Chief Jim Hunt to kick off the big bin distribution to our neighborhood.

Tuesday, June 23rd

11 AM

Curtis Hall Lawn

20 South Street

Jamaica Plain MA 02130

On July 1, 2009, Mayor Menino is instituting a new convenient way for Boston residents to recycle more. Residents no longer have to separate paper and cardboard from cans and bottles.… Continue

Added by Colleen Keller on June 19, 2009 at 3:24pm — 3 Comments

Hubbard Street Block-Wide Yard-Sale Saturday

Added by sebastian barreveld on June 17, 2009 at 4:13pm — No Comments

Paul Gore Street Wide Yard Sales!!!

This Saturday, June 13th, 9am to noon or later
All along Paul Gore St (between Hyde Sq and Stony Brook T)
Lots and lots of stuff!
Great way to meet neighbors!

The Yard Sale Event of the Summer in JP, Don't miss it!!

Added by Jenny Jones on June 12, 2009 at 1:06pm — No Comments

Calling all green leaders! Mayor seeks nominations for Community Advisory Committee on Climate Action

Calling all green leaders!

Mayor seeks nominations for Community Advisory Committee on Climate Action

Mayor Thomas M. Menino today announced that the City of Boston and the Mayor’s Climate Action Leadership Committee are seeking nominations to the Community Advisory Committee on Climate Action. Nominations are due by June 26, 2009.

The Community Advisory Committee will ensure that the ideas and concerns of a broad range of Boston residents are… Continue

Added by Colleen Keller on June 8, 2009 at 1:37pm — No Comments

Join the Wilderness Heals pledge hike to benefit the Elizabeth Stone House!

Hello JP neighbors,

Every summer, women from all over New England depart on a mountain journey to participate in the three-day Wilderness Heals pledge hike in support of survivors of violence and trauma. Wilderness Heals benefits the Elizabeth Stone House in Roxbury, MA. This year’s hike will be held July 17-19 and will unite more than 75 women to hike through the rugged terrain of New Hampshire’s White Mountains.

The Elizabeth Stone House helps women and families rebuild… Continue

Added by Amy Howard on June 4, 2009 at 6:35pm — No Comments

Police/Community Monthly Meeting

Thursday, June 4th at 7pm, Curtis Hall

Guest Speakers from Boston Police Operations Division. A dispatcher and 911 call taker will be present to answer questions about the 911 system and how call are prioritized and dispatched.

Added by Sgt. Eric Krause on June 2, 2009 at 5:34pm — 1 Comment

Room(s) available in JP for July 1st!

25 y/o female, looking for 2 roommates to share my wonderful apartment on Pershing Rd. Rooms are $650 each plus utilities, looking to sign a one-yr lease together. Please contact me for more information and images. Please spread the word too! Thanks!

Added by Simone Bilotta on June 2, 2009 at 12:50pm — 1 Comment

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