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Comment period extended for Casey Overpass!

If you haven't made your thoughts known, you now have more time to do so! Speak up, neighbors—this is a big project, and people fought hard to prevent this from being rushed through, so let's make sure we honor that work by taking advantage of this opportunity to let our opinions be known. 

Added by Lisa Vaas (Moderator) on December 7, 2011 at 7:38pm — No Comments

Agassiz School Community Meeting, Jamaica Plain 11/7

Representative Malia's office received notice that on Monday, November 7th there will be a community meeting to discuss the proposals for the relocation of BPS schools in the fall of 2012 to the Agassiz School building. The meeting will be from 5:30 -- 7:30 pm in the Agassiz. Please call Mary Ann Crayton in the BPS Office of Community Engagement if you have any questions (617) 635-6771.

Added by Lisa Vaas (Moderator) on November 5, 2011 at 6:28pm — No Comments

Urban chickens in Roslindale this Saturday

Just heard about this urban chicken workshop in Roslindale on Saturday. Maybe I'll see you there!


From Mindy Harris, Oct…


Added by Lisa Vaas (Moderator) on October 25, 2011 at 3:00am — No Comments

Survivors of Homicide Victims Awareness Month

Neighbors, Friends, this just in: Our opportunity to honor those we've lost and a chance to help those they left behind. Please read on to find out how.

—Lisa Vaas, Moderator


Survivors of Homicide Victims Awareness Month: One Voice: From City Hall to the State House


Enacted in 2000, Survivors of Homicide Victims Awareness Month is an annual observance for survivor of homicide victims held November…


Added by Lisa Vaas (Moderator) on October 21, 2011 at 3:58pm — No Comments

Police safety tips vis-a-vis robberies

Hey guys, Sgt. Eric Krause was kind enough to provide tips on how to stay safe following two recent robberies around Boynton/McBride/Southwest Corridor. He posted these as a reply to one of my posts, and I just wanted to move it up to a level of better visibility, since these tips are so very helpful and important. Please share them with your neighbors, your family and your friends, and thank you again to Sgt. Krause for taking the time to post them.

There were two…


Added by Lisa Vaas (Moderator) on October 19, 2011 at 12:30pm — No Comments

First Ever Free Flu Vaccination Clinic!

Friends, neighbors, this just in: Mayor Menino and the Boston Public Health Commission are sponsoring the city's first free flu vaccination clinic, Oct. 26, 1-7 p.m. at the Boston Public Health Commission, 1010 Massachusetts Avenue, Haynes conference room, 2nd floor, Boston. It’s one block from the South Bay Shopping Plaza and across the street from the Hen House restaurant. No appointment necessary, but children must be 36 months or older to get vaccinated at the clinic. Bring your health…


Added by Lisa Vaas (Moderator) on October 18, 2011 at 7:35pm — No Comments

Run of the Charles Race: Come celebrate our two all-women teams!

 Saturday, April 30, 6:00 p.m.:  Come party with us!

Women Outdoors—a national, nonprofit, all-volunteer organization promoting wilderness activity, leadership and outdoors skills (check out our site)—is thrilled to be sponsoring two all-women teams for the Run of the Charles race on Saturday, April 30—so thrilled, we plan to have…


Added by Lisa Vaas (Moderator) on April 25, 2011 at 11:44am — No Comments

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