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Sights and Sounds, Oct. 13, 2017

October 13, 2017
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The deadline for listings is noon, Tues. Oct. 24 for the Oct. 27 issue. Send listings to reporter@jamaicaplaingazette.com. Note: 617 should be dialed before numbers below, unless another area code is given. Special events          Annual Costume Dog Parade and Fashion Show Sat. Oct. 28 at 1:00pm. Registration and check-in will begin at 12noon on...

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ALL-CLASS REUNION

October 13, 2017
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ALL-CLASS REUNION

Scenes from the Jamaica Plain High School all-class reunion on Oct. 7 Social Club in West Roxbury. Gazette Photo by Patrick O’Connor

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JP Kids: Teachers forge connections between their politically different students

October 13, 2017
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By Catherine Epstein and Cherese Smith Special to the Gazette After witnessing the tone of conversation throughout the 2016 presidential election, Catherine Epstein found herself asking the same questions that frustrate many other Americans. How had the country become so fiercely divided, and why did it feel nearly impossible to talk to those with...

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Invitacion, Oct. 13, 2017

October 13, 2017
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Plazo para calendario de eventos: martes, 24 oct para la edición del 27 octubre. Mande eventos a reporter@jamaicaplaingazette.com. Para los números abajo, el código de área es 617. Reuniones Comité de consejos comunitarios, martes, 17 oct, 6.30pm, E13 @ 3347 Washington St. JP. Jamaica Plain Neighborhood Council, reunión mensual, martes, 24 oct, 7pm, Farnsworth...

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Zakim holds hearing on simplifying voter registration

October 13, 2017
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By Beth Treffeisen Special to the Gazette With another preliminary election come and gone with a low voter turnout of about 14 percent, one City Councilor is trying to figure out ways to increase voter turnout by making it easier to register to vote. The City Council’s Special Committee on Civil Rights, headed by...

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Op-eds

October 13, 2017
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How we’re bringing Bostonians of different generations together under one roof By Mayor Martin Walsh Every year, more and more people are calling Boston home. Our population is growing: we’re expected to surpass 700,000 residents before 2030, which are numbers we haven’t seen in decades. This growth means that housing is in high demand....

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Letters:

October 13, 2017
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Airplane noise As a resident of Jamaica Plain for 43 years and a long-time activist fighting Logan Airport’s Runway 27 airplane noise over our community, I would like to clarify some facts regarding that noise. The current flight path of Runway 27 jets departing Logan was established by the FAA in 1997. All planes...

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TASTE OF JP

September 29, 2017
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TASTE OF JP

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Blessed Sacrament church to get upgraded flower boxes

September 29, 2017
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The Blessed Sacrament Church at 365 Centre St., in Hyde Square, will soon get an artistic upgrade to its front flower boxes. On the evening of Aug. 22, the Boston Landmarks Commission approved the artist Richard Youngstrom to install a two-year temporary mosaic tile on the outside to lighten up and give an ode...

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AG Healey joins other states to investigate opioid marketing

September 29, 2017
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By Seth Daniel Special to the Gazette Attorney General Maura Healey announced recently that her office has expanded an ongoing investigation into the marketing and sale of opioids to include multiple manufacturers of branded painkillers and three major drug distributors, but her entrance into the suit came a little too late for some in...

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