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JP Agenda, April 29, 2016

April 29, 2016
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The deadline for listings is noon, Tues., May 10 for the May 13 issue. Send listings to reporter@jamaicaplaingazette.com. Note: 617 should be dialed before numbers below, unless another area code is given. Meetings JP Problem Properties Committee, first Wednesday of the month, 10:30am, E-13 Police Station Community Room, 3347 Washington St. Info: Liana Poston,...

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Invitacion, April 29, 2016

April 29, 2016
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El plazo para la sección de participación es al mediodía, martes, 10 de mayo para la edición del 12 de mayo. Mande eventos a reporter@jamaicaplaingazette.com. Note: marca el 617 antes de los números que salen abajo. Reuniones Discusión sobre las decoraciones de navidad en Centre/South, miércoles, 11 mayo, 7pm, en Taylor House Bed and...

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Greenovate award

April 29, 2016
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Greenovate award

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Sights and Sounds, April 29, 2016

April 29, 2016
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The deadline for listings is noon, Tues. May 10 for the May 13 issue. Send listings to reporter@jamaicaplaingazette.com. Note: 617 should be dialed before numbers below, unless another area code is given. Special events Jamaica Plain Neighborhood Council neighborhood election, Sat. Apr. 30 10am-5:00pm at JP Licks on Centre Street, Stop & Shop near Jackson...

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JP Kids: Brownies visit NYC

April 29, 2016
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JP Kids: Brownies visit NYC

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Letter: Divest from fossil fuel companies

April 29, 2016
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Seventy degrees in March was sunny and pleasant, but a daunting reminder of how fossil fuel use has set in motion a string of harmful changes. Students at UMass, Harvard and all around the country have it right—it’s time to demand action on divestment from fossil fuel companies. As a taxpayer, a teacher who...

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Letter: Latin Quarter name change risky

April 29, 2016
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When I moved to Boston in 1973, street gangs made up of white young men in South Boston openly declared that South Boston was off limits to black people and Hispanics, and they literally killed one black Navy sailor for having the nerve to violate “their” space. Parts of Dorchester were the same way....

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A letter to the mayor and city council on JP/Rox

April 29, 2016
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We are residents and members of neighborhood associations located in the area between Forest Hills, Egleston Square, and Jackson Square. This area is currently involved in a long-awaited planning process called Plan JP/Rox. Led by the Boston Redevelopment Authority, Plan JP/Rox has held a number of community meetings since last July. The goal of...

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Op-Ed: Boston is going Fiber

April 29, 2016
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By Mayor Martin Walsh I recently announced something that will change Boston’s future: working closely with the City over the next six years, Verizon will rewire the entire city with an advanced fiber-optic network. Replacing our outdated copper-based telecom infrastructure with state-of-the-art fiber will dramatically improve internet connection speeds for both residents and businesses...

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Affordable housing, food justice discussed during State of Our Neighborhood

April 15, 2016
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By Josie Grove Special to the Gazette About 150 people attended on April 7 the sixth annual State of Our Neighborhood (SOON) event at the John F. Kennedy Elementary School, where topics discussed ranged from arts to affordable housing to food justice. City and state elected officials listened to concerns and answered questions that...

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