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Rally to Demand Promised Jackson Square Rec Center on Tuesday

[Editor’s note: Because of the weather, the rally has been moved to Tuesday. The headline and story have been updated to reflect this change.]

Youth of Jamaica Plain and Roxbury were promised a major recreation center in Jackson Square 16 years ago by the state during the Jackson Square redevelopment project. After many years of waiting, the youth leaders of the Hyde Square Task Force will be holding the “Where is the Love for Urban Youth?” rally on Tuesday. (more…) Continue Reading →

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Neighborhood Group to Consider 44-Unit Affordable Rental Complex

Rendering of proposal for 25 Amory St.

Development is always big news in JP. And the Zoning Committee of the JP Neighborhood Council sees virtually every proposal of consequence. The neighborhood group meets Wednesday to consider two projects. The largest is a proposal from the JP Neighborhood Development Corp. to build 44 units of affordable rental housing at 25 Amory St. Continue Reading →

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Governor, Mayor and More Announce Jackson Square MassWorks Funding

At an event in Jackson Square Monday, Massachusetts Gov. Charlie Baker, Boston Mayor Marty Walsh, and other officials gathered to announce that MassWorks Infrastructure Program funding will allow for the delivery of 144 new mixed-income housing units, including 72 affordable apartments, and 2,400 square feet of retail space. (more…) Continue Reading →

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