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JPNC Fixit Clinic

Come join your neighbors at this free event. You bring your broken items, and we’ll provide the tools and volunteer coaches with expertise fixing a wide variety of things, including:

Bikes and skateboards

Clothing and fabric items

Computers and phones

Toys and wooden items

Small kitchen appliances

Small electrical devices

Jewelry

Lamps and anything else!*
Pre-register at http://goo.gl/qTzh9J

* Carry in only: no oversized items. Also, no firearms, gasoline engines, or other dangerous items.

If you are interested in volunteering as a Fixit Coach, please contact jpnc.fixitclinic@gmail.com

Fixit Clinic is an all-ages, do-it-together activity where people bring their broken household things and learn how to assess, disassemble, and repair them instead of sending them to landfill. For more information, go to www.fixitclinic.org. Continue Reading →

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Tonight & Sept. 26th: Community Meetings About Proposed Medical Marijuana Dispensary

There will be a community meeting tonight hosted by a medical marijuana company wanting to open a dispensary on Hyde Park Avenue. The company is also scheduled to speak at the Jamaica Plain Neighborhood Council’s Sept. 26th meeting. (more…) Continue Reading →

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Jamaica Plain Fixit Clinic

Do you have household stuff in
need of repair? Don’t trash it, fix it! JP FIXIT Clinic

When:  Thursday, July 27, 5:30­–7:30 pm

Where:  JP branch of the Boston Public Library, 30 South Street, Jamaica Plain, MA 02130

Come join your neighbors at this free event. You bring your broken items, and we’ll provide the tools and volunteer coaches with expertise fixing a wide variety of things, including:

Bikes and skateboards

Clothing and fabric items

Computers and phones

Toys and wooden items

Kitchen appliances

Small electrical devices

Jewelry

And anything else!*

Pre-register at http://goo.gl/kwVNlv

* Carry in only: no oversized items. Also, no firearms, gasoline engines, or other dangerous items.

Fixit Clinic is an all-ages, do-it-together activity where people bring their broken household things and learn how to assess, disassemble, and repair them instead of sending them to landfill. For more information, go to www.fixitclinic.org. 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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Plan for Old James’s Gate Property Returns to Neighborhood Committee

Rendering of previous proposal for The Gate, 5 McBride St.

One of the most-watched real estate developments in a neighborhood full of them returns to public debate this week. The former James’s Gate site at 5 McBride St. will be on the docket Wednesday when the JP Neighborhood Council’s Zoning Committee meets. The meeting begins at 7 p.m. at Farnsworth House, 90 South St., just a block from the abandoned pub. (more…) Continue Reading →

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Community Meetings to Discuss Holding State & MBTA to Promise of Affordable Housing at Arborway Bus Yard

The Jamaica Plain Neighborhood Council is leading two community meetings this week to discuss the future of the Arborway Bus Yard. Specifically, community input and ideas are being sought for the future of the site, and for how to get the state and MBTA to keep their promise of putting affordable housing on the site. (more…) Continue Reading →

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