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Faulkner Hospital commits to reducing energy

May 8, 2015
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Brigham and Women’s Faulkner Hospital at 1153 Centre St. continues to work toward reducing its greenhouse gas emissions by 25 percent by 2020, and 80 percent by 2050, according to a press release. In 2010, Brigham and Women’s Faulkner Hospital purchased and installed dual fuel burners for the hospital’s power plant. The new equipment...

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JP Reads to host novelist tonight

May 8, 2015
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Cambridge novelist Madeline Miller will read from her award-winning “Song of Achilles” tonight at Eliot Hall in the culmination of the annual JP Reads event. JP Reads encourages the entire community to read and discuss a single book. Miller’s 2012 novel, a modern take on the characters in Homer’s Trojan War epic “Iliad,” was...

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Roslindale Neighbors: Franklin Park Fairies

May 8, 2015
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Roslindale Neighbors: Franklin Park Fairies

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Remembering Moms

May 8, 2015
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Remembering Moms

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Spring into Design

May 8, 2015
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Spring into Design

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On the Police Beat, April 19-May 3, 2015

May 8, 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. May 3: Drugs-other, 248 Hyde Park Ave.; Troy Boyette of Boston charged with assault and battery, 3091 Washington...

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Obituary: Rev. Michael F. McLellan; Blessed Sacrament’s last pastor

May 8, 2015
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Obituary: Rev. Michael F. McLellan; Blessed Sacrament’s last pastor

As the 11:30 Mass was about to begin on Sunday morning, April 26, at St. John the Evangelist Church in Canton, pastor Fr. Mike McLellan collapsed and died suddenly. He was 64 and had been pastor of the Canton parish since February 2008. Fr. Mike, as he was affectionately called, came to Jamaica Plain...

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Editorial: Roslindale Neighbors

May 8, 2015
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The Gazette makes its twice-a-year visit to Roslindale this week. You could call it a meeting of old friends, and we tend to use the term “neighbors,” but JP and Rozzie are more like siblings joined at the hip by Arnold Arboretum. We’re both diverse neighborhoods with rich social histories but also facing—and embracing—a...

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Editorial: Fix the DND map

May 8, 2015
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It’s great that Mayor Walsh and the Department of Neighborhood Development have created the city’s first comprehensive student housing report. It is not great that DND continues to poison its reports by using an old BRA map that was never correct. We have warned of this repeatedly, and here we go again. JP as...

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Letter: 3200 Washington project sets a bad precedent

May 8, 2015
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The pending approval of 76 residential units for a new development at the old Economy Plumbing site on Washington Street between Montebello and Iffley streets sets a series of bad precedents for development of the entire JP Washington Street corridor. The proposed 3200 Washington St. project overwhelms the surrounding community in both size and...

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