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Egleston Square Main Street Director Bringing Donations to Puerto Rico to Help Family, Citizens

Luis Edgardo Cotto is going to Puerto Rico to help in relief efforts and bringing items to assist with longterm necessities such as clean water and electricity. Cotto, the executive director of Egleston Square Main Street, has opened up its office at the Egleston Square YMCA to receive donations. He has also created an online fundraising page. (more…) Continue Reading →

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Breakfast Meeting Set for Biz Owners at Risk of Eviction

JP Local First Logo

Several local community and business groups will hold a meeting Wednesday morning to encourage the city to “even the playing field” for small business owners. The meeting was called by leaders from JP Local First, Egleston Square Main Street, City Life/Vida Urbana and the JP Neighborhood Development Corp. It will be at 10 a.m. at the Egleston Square YMCA, 3134 Washington St. Business owners are encouraged to attend. (more…) Continue Reading →

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Volunteers Transform the Egleston Square Peace Garden

Thirty volunteers of all ages from John Hancock and Youth Build descended on the Peace Park on Wednesday to build a new stage, paint, lay bricks for a new patio, spread mulch and plant flowers in one of the biggest volunteer improvement projects since the Peace Park was completed in 2000. (more…) Continue Reading →

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Project Would ‘Announce Egleston as a Great Place to Live, Work and Play’

3200 Washington Street as proposed. Looking south. Credit: 3190 Washington St. LLC

A three-man development team plans to build the largest housing development in the history of Egleston Square; a community it describes as “a vibrant [one] that owes its vibrant identity to its diversity to ethnic, racial, age and economic patterns.” (more…) Continue Reading →

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JP Holiday Windows Need Your Help in City Contest

A close-up of the window at Tails, 380 Centre St. It’s one of three JP business windows in the running for this year’s Deck the Windows contest. A new pizza joint in West Roxbury is running away with this year’s “Deck the Windows” city contest for holiday decorating — and leaving JP’s three entries in the dust. (more…) Continue Reading →

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Mayor Helps Light Holiday Tree in Egleston

Mayor Marty Walsh, center, at the tree lighting ceremony at Egleston Square on Saturday, Dec. 13, 2014. Credit: Richard Heath

Holiday revelers packed Egleston Square on Saturday. Festivities were capped by Mayor Marty Walsh helping to light the holiday tree. Here are some photos from the merriment. Continue Reading →

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