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Students march on Centre in Black Lives Matter protest

December 16, 2014
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Students march on Centre in Black Lives Matter protest

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Obituary: Darien James Dillon, infant son

December 15, 2014
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Darien James Dillon, infant son of Ani Dillon of Jamaica Plain, passed away Dec. 5, 2014. Darien was born preterm on Dec. 4 and lived for one day. Funeral services will be held Fri., Dec. 19 at the Robert J. Lawler and Crosby Funeral Home,...

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Police warn of robbers near Stony Brook T Station

December 12, 2014
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Robbers with handguns assaulted two people near the Stony Brook T Station in recent days, according to a warning from the Boston Police Department. The incidents occurred Wed., Dec. 10 around 9:20 p.m. and yesterday, Dec. 11 around 10 p.m. One victim was robbed,...

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JP Olympics protest begins as bid is submitted

December 5, 2014
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A bid to host the 2024 Summer Olympics in Boston, which includes Franklin Park on the venue list, was submitted this week by a private committee that held no...

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What Olympic horses meant in other parks

December 5, 2014
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By Rebeca Oliveira and John Ruch/Gazette Staff With Boston’s Olympics committee proposing Franklin Park as a venue for horse events, the Gazette looked at the major impacts equestrian events...

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Bike Season Ends

December 5, 2014
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Bike Season Ends

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In Ferguson, JP minister reacts to ‘heartbreaking’ decision

December 5, 2014
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The Jamaica Plain minister training non-violent protesters in Ferguson, Mo., told the Gazette about his strong emotions following a Nov. 24 grand jury decision not to indict police officer...

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Regalos originales en JP

December 5, 2014
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Las compras navideñas de forma local es una buena manera de sostener las pequeñas empresas y de encontrar cosas distintivas que no aparecen en el centro comercial típico. No...

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Solstice Celebration

December 5, 2014
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Solstice Celebration

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Thanksgiving Help

December 5, 2014
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Thanksgiving Help

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Mixed-use project proposed for Washington St.

December 5, 2014
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A developer plans to turn 3383-3389 Washington St. into a mixed-use development that has 21 residential units and more than 2,000 square feet of retail space, according to a...

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Obituary: Bishop Joseph F. Maguire, former JP vicar

December 5, 2014
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Obituary: Bishop Joseph F. Maguire, former JP vicar

Retired Bishop of Springfield Joseph F. Maguire died on Nov. 30 at the rectory of St. Michael’s Cathedral in Springfield. He was 95 and almost 70 years a priest....

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Group home permitting status is in dispute

December 5, 2014
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A landlord and City officials differ on whether the proposed group home at 221 Chestnut Ave. needs a zoning variance and community review. It also remains unclear exactly what...

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BLC leadership shake-up still a mystery

December 5, 2014
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Why did Boston Landmarks Commission (BLC) Executive Director Ellen Lipsey leave office as part of a leadership shake-up in Mayor Martin Walsh’s new administration? The Mayor’s Office will only...

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Kelly Rink may open this month

December 5, 2014
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Unlike other state-run ice skating rinks, Kelly Rink at 1 Marbury Terrace has not yet opened. All other Department of Conservation and Recreation (DCR) rinks opened the day before...

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JP Jubilee

December 5, 2014
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JP Jubilee

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Improv theater opens on South St.

December 5, 2014
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Improv theater opens on South St.

Along with plenty of galleries, orchestras and choruses, Jamaica Plain has added an improv theater to its repertoire. Riot Theater, started by Boston Latin teacher and JP resident Joseph...

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Church seeks school tenant

December 5, 2014
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FOREST HILLS—Bethel AME Church is looking for a new tenant to take over the space at 86 Wachusetts St. after the MATCH Community Day School moves out at the...

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New dog parks not high on Open Space plan priorities

December 5, 2014
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Dog parks have long been on the wishlist of JP park and animal advocates. But the recently released rough draft of the City’s 2015-2021 Open Space Plan shows that...

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Museum VP

December 5, 2014
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Museum VP

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JP Agenda, Dec. 5, 2014

December 5, 2014
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The deadline for listings is noon, Tues., Dec. 16 for the Dec. 19 issue. Send listings to reporter@jamaicaplaingazette.com. Note: 617 should be dialed before numbers below, unless another area...

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New traffic lights coming to Centre St.

December 5, 2014
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New traffic lights coming to Centre St.

The Boston Transportation Department (BTD) is installing new traffic signals at the intersection of Centre and Burroughs streets and updating the existing signals at Centre and Thomas streets, according...

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Good Works

December 5, 2014
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Good Works

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Sights and Sounds, Dec. 5, 2014

December 5, 2014
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The deadline for listings is noon, Tues., Dec. 16 for the Dec. 19 issue. Send listings to reporter@jamaicaplaingazette.com. Note: 617 should be dialed before numbers below, unless another area...

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