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State of Boston's Public Restrooms; New Apartments for JP

JAMAICA PLAIN—Meet the Commons at Forest Hills: A development team is proposing to build 280 apartments, ground-floor retail shops, outdoor open space and 185 parking spots in the Forest Hills area of Jamaica Plain, where other significant public and private projects being planned." [Boston.com]
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BOSTON—Piss poor, indeed, the conditions of the city's public restrooms: "We started out near Copley Square, where one of six automated, self-cleaning city toilets is located. Announced with great fanfare in 2007, the city promised these state of the art toilets would bring relief to the masses for just a quarter per use. But the one on Boylston Street near the Boston Public Library, was out of order. Passersby told us that the experience was all too typical." [WGBH]