Monthly Archives: February 2015

JP Agenda, Feb. 27, 2015

February 27, 2015
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The deadline for listings is noon, Tues., March 10 for the March 13 issue. Send listings to reporter@jamaicaplaingazette.com. Note: 617 should be dialed before numbers below, unless another area code is given. Meetings Boston Police District E-13, Monthly meeting, March 5, 7pm, Curtis Hall, 20 South St. Latino monthly meeting, Thurs., March 12, Nate...

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Skeleton Crew

February 27, 2015
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Skeleton Crew

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2 face charges in JP store robberies

February 27, 2015
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Two men are in custody and facing charges in two of Jamaica Plain’s recent store robberies, according to the Suffolk County District Attorney’s Office. Heath Carson, 35, of Quincy, and Richard Perry, 41, of Taunton, are accused of committing a Jan. 22 hold-up at the Tostado Sandwich Bar at 300 Centre St. in Jackson...

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Man shot, killed on Centre St.

February 27, 2015
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A young man was fatally shot near 891 Centre St. on Feb. 11, according to Boston Police Department (BPD). An officer who was nearby heard the shots, fired around 10:30in the morning, and chased two male suspects. While at least one of the suspects fired at police, the officer did not return fire. With...

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Invitacion, Feb. 27, 2015

February 27, 2015
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El plazo para la lista de eventos es el 10 de marzo al mediodía para la publicación del 13 de marzo. Mande a reporter@jamaicaplaingazette.com. Atención: Marque el 617 antes de los números que salen abajo. Reuniones La policía de Boston del distrito E-13, reunión mensual, 5 mar, 7pm, Curtis Hall, 20 South St.; reunión...

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Event celebrates Jamaica Pond, birthday of supporter

February 27, 2015
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First Church in Jamaica Plain, Unitarian Universalist in Monument Square will host an event March 1 to celebrate Jamaica Pond and one of its biggest supporters, Gerry Wright, who is turning 80 years old. Wright is the founder of Friends of Jamaica Pond and the “Olmsted 2022” project, an effort to spur environmental programs...

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Boston 2024 to meet at Franklin Park March 5

February 27, 2015
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A meeting has been scheduled between the Franklin Park Coalition (FPC) and Boston 2024, the private nonprofit heading Boston’s bid to host the 2024 Summer Olympic Games for March 5. Franklin Park is part of Boston 2024’s bid as a suggested venue for equestrian and pentathlon events for the Olympics and Paralympics. According to...

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Giraffe calf dies at zoo

February 27, 2015
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Kali, a 4-month-old giraffe calf born at Zoo New England’s Franklin Park Zoo in October died unexpectedly earlier this month. According to a release, Kali had not exhibited any signs of illness and nothing seemed amiss when the zookeepers completed their shift on Feb. 9. Upon their return to the Giraffe Barn the morning...

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On the Police Beat, Feb. 8-22, 2015

February 27, 2015
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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. Feb. 22: Lelis Y. Ortiz of JP charged with assault and battery, 5 Weld Ave.; larceny shoplifting, 704...

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Editorial: Supporting local businesses

February 27, 2015
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The natural disaster that was—and still is—Boston’s recent waves of blizzards has hit small businesses hard. JP’s local businesses are not only a source of pride, but a linchpin of the local economy. They keep dollars in the neighborhood, from paychecks to contributions to another key JP resource, the nonprofit sector. Mayor Walsh’s “Boston...

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