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Invitación, Jan. 17, 2014

January 17, 2014
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La entrega para la lista de Invitación es al mediodía, el 28 de enero para la publicación del 31 de enero. Manda a reporter@jamaicaplaingazette.com. Atención: Marca el 617 antes de los números que salen abajo. Reuniones Reuniones comunitarias de Parcel U, Urbanica discute planes para la urbanización de una parcela en Hyde Park Ave.,...

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Beautiful World

January 17, 2014
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Beautiful World

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JP Agenda, Jan. 17, 2014

January 17, 2014
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The deadline for listings is noon, Tues., Jan. 28 for the Jan. 31 issue. Send listings to reporter@jamaicaplaingazette.com. Note: 617 should be dialed before numbers below, unless another area code is given. Meetings Parcel U community meetings, Urbanica discussing plans for mixed-use redevelopment of parcel along Hyde Park Ave., Mon., Jan. 20, 6:30pm, Woodbourne...

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Home for Holidays

January 17, 2014
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Home for Holidays

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On the Police Beat, Dec. 15, 2013-Jan. 12, 2014

January 17, 2014
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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. Jan. 12: Lawrence R. Knowles of Norridgewock, Maine charged with possession of dangerous firearm/weapon, 225 Centre St.; Ruben...

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Editorial: Walsh deserves our support

January 17, 2014
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Mayor Martin J. Walsh has taken over the reins of power at Boston City Hall, and he has set high goals for his administration. These goals are never easy to attain under the best of circumstances, and these are not the best of circumstances. With a new administration, many residents are expecting quick changes,...

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Editorial: Bear Dens a symptom of park malaise

January 17, 2014
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The sorry state of the historic Bear Dens in Franklin Park is symptomatic of the City’s long disregard for its outstanding park system. Mayor Walsh, already smartly pledging to fix City Hall Plaza’s open space disaster, has an excellent opportunity to make the entire Emerald Necklace shine its brightest. Boston’s parks are no disaster...

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Editorial: Walsh moving BRA in right direction

January 17, 2014
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The Boston Redevelopment Authority is regularly subjected to JP criticism and lawsuits, and rightly so. It’s an overpowered, unaccountable dinosaur. Mayor Walsh is moving in the right direction with promised BRA reform. He is pledging an independent audit of the secretive quasi-public agency. He is actively working on legislation to reform it, including by...

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Op-Ed: Welfare ‘reform’ would only deepen a poverty crisis

January 17, 2014
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By Georgia Mattison and Margaret Rhodes/Special to the Gazette One might think that the legislature would be busy figuring out how to provide more help for those in need. But no, instead the Senate and House Conference Committee is considering how to “reconcile” two mean-spirited welfare bills that chip away at the meager benefits...

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Letter: JP’s earlier eagle visit

January 17, 2014
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With the recent sightings of a bald eagle on Jamaica Pond (jamaicaplaingazette.com, Dec. 28, 2013), it should be noted that we had a visit from one eight or nine years ago that was featured on the front page of the Gazette. I was the person who photographed that original bald eagle. I was on...

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