Monthly Archives: December 2013

English MVP

December 20, 2013
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On the Police Beat, Dec. 5-15, 2013

December 20, 2013
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The following police incident reports are public records provided by the Community Service Office of the District E-13 Police Station, which is solely responsible for their content. All suspects are innocent unless proven guilty in court. Dec. 15: Assault and battery, 1849 Columbus Ave.; threats, 270 Centre St.; Joseph Fierros of JP charged with...

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Family Holiday

December 20, 2013
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Hyde Sq. house in limbo after owner’s death

December 20, 2013
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Hyde Sq. house in limbo after owner’s death

HYDE SQ.—A year-and-a-half after its owner was found dead inside, the house at 38-40 Sheridan St. remains unoccupied and unclaimed in a legal limbo. Elderly Doris Warren died alone in her home in June 2012 and was not found until her letter carrier called authorities about a week later. Her husband, Raymont Warren Jr....

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Editorial: Passing the political torch

December 20, 2013
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With the New Year will come a new mayor for the first time in a generation. We thank outgoing Mayor Thomas Menino for his tireless devotion to the city and its neighborhoods. Menino was a great promoter of the idea that Boston is only as strong as its neighborhoods, and he regularly looked to...

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Editorial: Viva Centre Street Cafe!

December 20, 2013
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The prospect of Tres Gatos purchasing the Centre Street Café is great news for JP’s local business scene. Local leaders should do whatever is needed to support the deal and see it through. A cozy place with an always surprising menu, Centre Street Café is a neighborhood institution. Its Sunday brunch line is one...

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Editorial: Happy holidays

December 20, 2013
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With the holidays here and the official start of winter on the way, we hope you enjoy this unique time of celebration and reflection. Hanukkah, the Jewish commemoration of the rededication of the Holy Temple in Jerusalem, ended earlier this month. On Christmas, Dec. 25, Christians mark the birth of Jesus. The winter solstice...

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Letter: JPNC lawsuit wasn’t frivolous

December 20, 2013
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The Jamaica Plain Gazette has now, hopefully, written its final confusing and inaccurate commentary in a long line of such articles over the course of the Jamaica Plain Neighborhood Council’s lawsuit against the developer of the former site of the Home for Little Wanderers. (“The JPNC lawsuit settlement,” editorial, Dec. 6.) The most recent...

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Walsh announces public transition forums

December 9, 2013
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Mayor-elect Marty Walsh and his transition team have announced a series of public meetings, several of which will be held at English High School, aimed at gathering community input on many of the City’s issues. The first meeting, focused on economic development, will be held tonight at English High at 144 Mc Bride St....

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JPNC lawsuit settlement deal reached

December 6, 2013
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With a deal for more affordable housing and a pedestrian path, the Jamaica Plain Neighborhood Council (JPNC) has agreed to settle its lawsuit against an apartment project at 161 S. Huntington Ave. The deal announced Dec. 3 would end the JPNC’s controversial, nearly year-old suit against the Boston Residential Group (BRG) and the City’s...

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