The City of Boston's Household Hazardous Waste Drop Off Days:
October 9, 2010
9 AM to 2 PM
Univeristy of Massachusetts
Harbor Campus, Morrissey Blvd.
November 13, 2010
9 AM to 2 PM
West Roxbury Public Works Yard
315 Gardner Street
West Roxbury at Millennium Park
FOR BOSTON RESIDENTS ONLY
For more information, please call the Mayor's Hotline at 617-635-4500.
Added by Colleen Keller on September 16, 2010 at 2:38pm —
Mayor Thomas M. Menino invites all entrepreneurs, technical assistance providers, and aspiring restaurant owners to a clinic on the City of Boston’s restaurant permitting resources:
Restaurant Roadmap Workshop
Thursday, September 2nd
11:30am – 1:00pm
Zoning Fire Safety Requirements Entertainment Licenses
Health Permits Funding Resources Business Assistance
555 Talbot Avenue
Boston, MA… Continue
Added by Colleen Keller on August 19, 2010 at 10:58am —
YARD WASTE COLLECTION IN REGULATED…
Added by Colleen Keller on July 20, 2010 at 2:48pm —
FEDERAL, STATE, AND LOCAL OFFICIALS…
Added by Colleen Keller on July 6, 2010 at 3:56pm —
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… Continue
Added by Colleen Keller on April 26, 2010 at 2:48pm —
Hello Jamaica Plain!
Boston Shines is April 24th!
The City will provide tools, trash bags, and trash pick up to anyone willing to… Continue
Added by Colleen Keller on April 6, 2010 at 3:07pm —
MANY MANY MEETINGS IN JAMAICA PLAIN in the next two weeks regarding Jackson Square, Centre and South Street, the 39 Bus, and Forest Hills Redevelopment! Please spread the word to your neighbors!
JANUARY 26TH JP NEIGHBORHOOD COUNCIL
The Jackson Square Partners
will be at the next Jamaica Plain Neighborhood Council meeting on January 26th at 7 PM at Curtis Hall to discuss the infrastructure work planned for Centre Street and Columbus Avenue. If you have more… Continue
Added by Colleen Keller on January 22, 2010 at 4:01pm —
Where: Mozart Park, corner of Mozart and Centre streets, Jamaica Plain
Time: 8:30 AM to 1 PM
Who: Anyone wanting a faded crosswalk painted or a tree trimmed! Bring your friends, see the improvements happen before your eyes!
The City of Boston's new "Street Improvement Team" has plans to tackle Jamaica Plain on Thursday, October 8 for a quick but intensive clean-up of local streets and outdoor equipment. Work will focus primarily on Hyde and Jackson Squares and the… Continue
Added by Colleen Keller on October 7, 2009 at 5:00pm —
Centre/South Street Corridor Action Plan
Wednesday, July 15, 2009
6:30 pm - 8:00 pm
Description: Join us for an update on the Centre and South Street CorridorTransportation and Streetscape Action Plan Meet the Centre Street/South Street Advisory Group and project consultants, McMahon and Associates. The meeting will start PROMPTLY at 6:30 PM.
Location: Curtis Hall, JP 20 South Street
Neighborhood: Jamaica Plain
Contact: Ines Palmarin at… Continue
Added by Colleen Keller on July 15, 2009 at 12:44pm —
START YOUR HOLIDAY WEEKEND WITH FIRST THURSDAY JULY 2
An evening of art, poetry, shopping, music and good will.
Join us as we transform Centre and South Streets into galleries.
Open receptions at each location offer a chance to meet the artists, enjoy refreshments, and experience JP's fabulous businesses in an entirely new light.
GROUP SHOW AT THE LORING GREENOUGH HOUSET
Please note- The show will move… Continue
Added by Colleen Keller on July 1, 2009 at 3:51pm —
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 —
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
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 —
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 —
Thank you to those who participated in cleaning up our neighborhood on Boston Shines.
Here are a few more events happening in JP in the coming weeks.
Wake Up the Earth, Saturday May 2nd
Parade down Centre, ending at Boylston Street and Lamartine Street at 12 noon. Festival all day.
This is the 31st annual Wake Up the Earth Festival. The event features a parade down Centre Street, ending at the corner of Lamartine and Boylston Street around 12 noon, where there… Continue
Added by Colleen Keller on April 27, 2009 at 2:39pm —
Hello Jamaica Plain!
Boston Shines is April 24th and 25th of this year!
The City will provide tools, trash bags, and trash pick up to anyone willing to clean up any area of Jamaica Plain.
The website registration should be up and running soon. For now, please send me your name, contact information, and proposed project.
If you would like to participate but do not have a specific project, I can help find places and projects in our… Continue
Added by Colleen Keller on March 10, 2009 at 11:51am —
SeniorPalooza JAMAICA PLAIN in May 2009 sponsored by Ethos
During Older Americans Month in May 2009, Ethos will host its fifth Annual SeniorPalooza in Jamaica Plain. Please join us for a month of fun events, educational seminars and special merchant discounts especially for seniors and their families. All events are open to the public and most are free!
If you or your business, organization or church would like to get involved, please contact:
Added by Colleen Keller on March 2, 2009 at 2:40pm —
Please join us for our 2nd Annual Curley School Silent Auction at The Alchemist Lounge!!
Come warm up with us Island Style at this Caribbean Party with light refreshments, rum punch, great music, and great company
In addition, don't miss your chance to win some of these exciting auction items: three sets of Red Sox tickets, a Tim Wakefield signed baseball, a case of wine, portrait sitting and prints from Portrait Simple, Dining Out sheets, overnight package from the Hyatt… Continue
Added by Colleen Keller on February 26, 2009 at 2:06pm —
Don't miss the Hot Jazz, Cool Neighborhood Event at the Old Stag on March 25th from 6 - 9 pm.
This fundraiser benefits the work of the Egleston Square Main Streets, featuring the music of Bitches Brew, a Miles Davis jazz band.
Tickets are only $10! For more information,
contact Egleston Square Main Streets at 617-522-7752 or firstname.lastname@example.org
Have a great weekend! - Colleen
Added by Colleen Keller on February 26, 2009 at 12:16pm —
Please find information below regarding the nomination process for the JP Centre South Transportation and Streetscape Action Plan Citizen Advisory Committee. Nominations are due March 6th! Have a great week! - Colleen
JP Neighborhood Coordinator
Mayor's Office of Neighborhood Services
City Hall, Room 708
Dear Community… Continue
Added by Colleen Keller on February 23, 2009 at 12:50pm —
Here is a great event happening in our neighborhood this weekend!
826 Boston Writing Program to celebrate their published writers!
In celebration of "Thanks and Have Fun Running the Country" 826 Boston will be hosting a book reading and signing on Saturday, February 7th, 2009 at 11:00 am, in collaboration with the Egleston Square Branch Library. Join us at 2044 Columbus Ave to hear the wisdom of our student writers and pick up your copy of the book!
Added by Colleen Keller on February 5, 2009 at 3:38pm —