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Frank Shea Returns Home to Become the Director of Urban Edge

Frank Shea began work as Urban Edge’s fourth director in its new office space on Columbus Avenue on November 3. It is the fourth office space for Urban Edge. He is also the first director who did not come out of senior staff at the agency in its 41-year history. Proudly he said, “I am the first director born and raised in Jamaica Plain.” Born in 1961 as a small boy living in the St. Continue Reading →

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City Mulls Choice Between Affordable Condos or Rentals to Replace Eyesore

Egleston Square residents were given a choice on Wednesday for an empty city-owned six family house at 52 Montebello Road: Affordable home ownership for six first-time homebuyers by a team “who really knows ownership”; or a $1.3 million “gift” as part of the development of 3200 Washington Street for six permanently affordable rental units by another team who will “take no profit.” (more…) Continue Reading →

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