Monthly Archives: July 2011

Anti-beetle treatment wraps up

July 8, 2011
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JAMAICA HILLS—Approximately 1,921 trees were treated with pesticide in a plan to control the Asian longhorned beetle (ALB) that wrapped up June 24, according to the U.S. Department of Agriculture. The USDA originally estimated that 3,200 trees needed treatment under the plan, which began June 6. The actual number of vulnerable trees turned out...

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Kitten Care

July 8, 2011
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Kitten Care

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Paddling for a cure

July 8, 2011
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Paddling for a cure

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Good Thoughts

July 8, 2011
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Good Thoughts

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New music fest to rock the pond

July 8, 2011
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PONDSIDE—The first annual JP Music Festival will rock Jamaica Pond Park on Aug. 20 with about two-dozen local bands in a free concert. The festival has been established as a nonprofit organization with the intention of making it an annual event. It was founded by well-known JP musician Rick Berlin; Shamus Moynihan, the music...

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Ready for market

July 8, 2011
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Ready for market

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Recuperado festival

July 8, 2011
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Hay una serie de cambios en el Festival Puertorriqueño de Boston este año. Pero , quizá, sea mejor decir que se está recuperando. La primera novedad es que recupera sus tres días y ya podemos estar separando el 22, 23 y 24 de este es para llegar a las instalaciones del Franklin Park que...

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Girls rock out at camp

July 8, 2011
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Girls rock out at camp

HYDE SQ.—Girls Rock Camp Boston (GRCB) is not a camp for the timid. During one week in July and August, campers are expected to learn an instrument—guitar, bass, drums, vocals or keyboard—write an original song and perform it in a rock venue. Yet GRCB is designed for people who can have serious timidity issues:...

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Police seek missing JP woman

July 8, 2011
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Police seek missing JP woman

A Jamaica Plain woman reported missing more than two weeks ago is being sought by the Boston Police Department and private investigators. Amber Ruth DeVoe, 28, was last seen June 21. Since then, she did not show up at her workplace or at a regular softball game, according to friend Sue O’Connell. DeVoe is...

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Editorial: The T needs help on Route 39 plan

July 8, 2011
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The MBTA needs help with its plan to improve the Route 39 bus service—whether it knows it or not. Jamaica Plain’s elected officials should step in to make sure this much-needed project moves forward with accountability and proper public input. So far, the three-year-old Route 39 planning has been marked by secrecy, delays and...

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