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SMART FROM THE START

February 26, 2016
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SMART FROM THE START

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UNDER CONSTRUCTION

February 26, 2016
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UNDER CONSTRUCTION

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35 S. Huntington Ave.

February 26, 2016
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The debate over whether the 35 S. Huntington Ave. project falls within Jamaica Plain or Mission Hill is asinine. The project is on the border and both neighborhoods should be able to give input on it—that includes the local councils and associations that represent them. The Boston Redevelopment Authority has recently commenced a concerted...

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Editorial: MBTA fare hikes

February 26, 2016
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The MBTA is a disgrace. It is a public transportation system that catches fire, routinely breaks down, and has a subway line that taking a ride on is probably worse than waterboarding (See: B branch of the Green Line). This is what resident get in a supposedly “world-class” city. The MBTA now wants to...

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Criminalization of mental health

February 26, 2016
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As a graduate social work student, I am very concerned about what seems to be the criminalization of people with mental health issues. There have been a growing number of people with mental illness in our jails and prisons since deinstitutionalization took place from 1955 to 1980. Over 15 percent of prisoners are suffering...

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Letter: Other presidential choices

February 26, 2016
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As informed voters, we can better serve our democracy. As we vote on March 1, you might be surprised to learn that there is a Green-Rainbow Party ballot with five Green Party presidential candidates. In addition to Dr. Jill Stein, a Massachusetts “favorite daughter,” William Kreml, Kent Mesplay, Darryl Cherney, and Sedinam Kinamo Christin...

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Former employee sues Whole Foods

February 12, 2016
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By Emily Resnevic and Peter Shanley Gazette Staff Ryan Costello, a former Jamaica Plain Whole Foods employee, is suing the company for retaliation and breach of contract after the company fired him in October, according to a lawsuit document filed in Suffolk Superior Court. Heather McCready, a spokesperson for Whole Foods, said that the...

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BEAUTIFUL

February 12, 2016
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BEAUTIFUL

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Italian Home for Children

February 12, 2016
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Italian Home for Children

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JP Agenda, Feb. 12, 2016

February 12, 2016
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The deadline for listings is noon, Tues., Feb. 23 for the Feb. 26 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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