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Joseph Porcelli (Chief Neighbor)'s Blog – October 2011 Archive (4)

Whole Foods in JP Opens Today

A press release I received this morning:


Jamaica Plain, Mass., (October 31, 2011) – Whole Foods Market (NASDAQ: WFM), the world’s leading natural and organic supermarket and America’s first national certified organic grocer, opened the doors of the newest location, in Jamaica Plain, today. 

The store, which spans more than 13,700 square feet and employs 104 full and part time team members will offer the Jamaica Plain community access to the freshest and…


Added by Joseph Porcelli (Chief Neighbor) on October 31, 2011 at 11:00am — 1 Comment

Traffic Advisory: Rain and Wind May Impact the Evening Commute

The Boston Transportation Department would like to advise commuters to use caution this evening during the PM commute due to the forecasted heavy rain and wind expected this afternoon.

Motorists should lower traffic speed to avoid hydroplaning and skidding on slick roadway surfaces.  An extra emphasis should be placed on pedestrian movement during this inclement weather as visibility will be impacted.

Traffic delays and congestion should be expected throughout the afternoon. …


Added by Joseph Porcelli (Chief Neighbor) on October 19, 2011 at 3:53pm — No Comments

How can we move past conflict back to each other?


Even though I no longer live in Boston, the city, the neighborhoods, and the people are still deeply ingrained in me and I still care. A lot. I also still believe deeply from years of experience that when neighbors come together and behave compassionately and selflessly towards each other great things are possible - like Neighbors for Neighbors.

In Jamaica Plain the Whole Foods debate has challenged the community to re-consider whether or not it really values…


Added by Joseph Porcelli (Chief Neighbor) on October 6, 2011 at 11:30am — 3 Comments

Lisa Vass: New NFN Moderator!

Hey Neighbors,

I've got great news - Lisa Vaas is our new Moderator. 

Lisa will be taking over moderating members and content so I can focus on building partnerships to sustain NFN for years to come. 



Added by Joseph Porcelli (Chief Neighbor) on October 3, 2011 at 10:00pm — 5 Comments

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