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Sexual Harassment Seminar for Biz Owners, Non-Profits Being Hosted by JP Local First

Sexual harassers and sexual assaulters are being exposed every day throughout the country. But it’s not just famous Hollywood moguls, actors, chefs and politicians — sexual harassment happens at regular work places, too. With that in mind JP Local First is offering a seminar on sexual harassment for small business owners and non-profits on November 14th. (more…) Continue Reading →

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Meet JP’s ‘Hidden Gems’ at Local First Fair on September 14th

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Jamaica Plain is known for its eclectic mix of locally-owned, community-oriented retail stores, restaurants, and cafes, but it’s also the home of many “hidden gems” that residents don’t usually see. Everyone will get the chance to know more than 40 independent, locally-owned businesses and nonprofits will exhibit at the Jamaica Plain Local First Fair on September 14 at the Loring-Greenough House. (more…) Continue Reading →

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Cash Mob at On Centre

hosted by JP Local First, Show a little local love! Join us for a fun night of local shopping, refreshments, giveaways, and more at On Centre. Located at 676 Centre street. 25% off all T-shirts and summer pool floats

Free refreshments while you shop

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Letter to the Editor: Shop Locally First

I have been asked, “why am I a member of JP Local First?” Well, I choose to spend my money where I think it will do the most good. Sometimes that means looking for a good deal, other times it means supporting my fellow neighbor, while looking to get a quality service or product, and meeting my needs. (more…) Continue Reading →

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Papercuts JP Draws Crowds at Boston Book Festival Saturday

Opened a year ago at 5 Green St., Papercuts JP was prominently displayed Saturday at the seventh annual Boston Book Festival held at Copley Square and adjacent venues. Working in collaboration with Harvard Book Store, Papercuts JP was one of seven metropolitan-area independent booksellers at the Book Festival. Boston proper has only two independent book sellers focusing on new books: Trident on Newbury Street and Papercuts JP. (more…) Continue Reading →

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Biz Leaders in Hyde and Jackson Squares Aim to Work Together

Alison Moronta, business development director for the Jamaica Plain Neighborhood Development Association, shares a smile with Jason Waddleton, owner of The Haven, which hosted a meeting of Hyde and Jackson Square business owners on May 13, 2015.

[Editor’s note: This report is being reproduced in English by kind arrangement with El Mundo Newspaper, where it originally appeared.]

Business owners in two of Boston’s most Latino neighborhoods, Hyde and Jackson squares in Jamaica Plain, aim to work together to bring in more customers. (more…) Continue Reading →

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