Monthly Archives: October 2011

Hay There, Big Guy

October 7, 2011
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Hay There, Big Guy

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¿Hasta cuándo?…

October 7, 2011
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“Es una indiecita” – Dice un dominicano indicando a una muchachita de un color oscuro que nada tiene que ver con la raza afro-americana. Lo repite porque es una costumbre, más que una situación razonada. Pero. Quienes quieran responder, no se deben sentir mal porque, igual, gente con muchos estudios o con gran formación...

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Photo feature

October 7, 2011
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Photo feature

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Oil protest

October 7, 2011
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Oil protest

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New JPNC quiet on Whole Foods

October 7, 2011
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By Rebeca Oliviera and David Taber Little discussion about Whole Foods took place at the Jamaica Plain Neighborhood Council’s (JPNC) first meeting Sept. 27, despite the fact that at least two of the newly elected council members are vocal opponents of the grocer’s planned move to Hyde Square. A report from a JPNC committee...

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Lasting honor

October 7, 2011
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Lasting honor

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Editorial: Take a pass on an overpass

October 7, 2011
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All things being equal, replacing the Casey Overpass in Forest Hills with surface streets rather than another bridge is the better option. A surface solution would untangle some of the insane intersections in the area. It would be friendlier to pedestrians and bicyclists, who are treated like targets in the current configuration. It would...

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Editorial: Justice and mystery

October 7, 2011
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Clerk Surendra Dangol died on the floor of the Monument Square Tedeschi’s in 2009 for no reason at all. JP isn’t supposed to be like that. Life isn’t supposed to be like that. A court restored a sense of order last week by sending Edward Corliss to prison for life for killing Dangol during...

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Letter: Thanks to a great librarian

October 7, 2011
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I am writing to publicly thank Laraine Hall, who recently retired from the Boston Public Library Jamaica Plain Branch. As a regular BPL visitor, I can’t thank Laraine enough for her wonderful years of public service working at the circulation desk. Laraine knew all the regulars; always had a smile and a kind word;...

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Letter: Replace overpass with streets

October 7, 2011
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Over the last five months of meetings about the future of the Casey Overpass site, I have come to recognize this project’s enormous potential to transform the area for the better, and I have become increasingly convinced that a street-level solution would be the best outcome for the entire community. As a member of...

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