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Letter: Casey design is looking great—but western end needs work

August 2, 2013
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I’d like to thank the members of the MassDOT Casey team and their consultants, as well as the other agencies and officials there, for the outstanding presentation at the July 11 public hearing concerning the 75 percent plan for the new Casey Arborway. (“Casey design nearing completion,” July 19.) It was very informative and,...

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Letter: Casey Arborway will only add to local woes

August 2, 2013
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The following letter was sent to various local elected officials: The Casey Arborway at-grade plan is ridiculous and needs to be stopped. Traffic is terrible already during rush hours. I live on a side street that is used from 7 a.m. to 9 a.m. and 5 p.m. to 7 p.m. as a bypass for...

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Letter: Dog incident shows contempt for elderly

August 2, 2013
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As an older woman, I frequently see issues of discrimination against and contempt for the elderly, but the latest incident made me so angry, I wanted to share it with your readers. The other day, I was walking my little dog around the pond. We were fabulous and Zen-like, but then I noticed a...

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Suspects sought in Egleston shooting

July 30, 2013
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Boston police are seeking two suspects in a shooting and pistol-whipping early yesterday on the Roxbury side of Egleston Square. A man in his 20s was wounded by a gun shot and beaten in the face with a pistol in the area of 72 Walnut Park, according to the Boston Police Department (BPD). He...

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Fenway Angels

July 19, 2013
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Fenway Angels

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Sights and Sounds, July 19-Aug. 1, 2013

July 19, 2013
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The deadline for listings is noon, Tues., July 30 for the Aug. 2 issue. Send listings to reporter@jamaicaplaingazette.com. Note: 617 should be dialed before numbers below, unless another area code is given. Special Events Summer Nights Out, sponsored by Hyde Square Task Force, July 31: literacy night. Aug. 7: family fitness night. Aug. 14:...

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Invitación, July 19-Aug. 1, 2013

July 19, 2013
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La entrega para la lista de Invitación es al mediodía, el 30 de julio para la publicación del 2 de agosto. Manda a news@jamaicaplaingazette.com. Nota: hay que marcar 617 antes de los números que salen abajo, si no tiene otro número. Reuniones Planificación comunitaria de Washington St., discute planificación y urbanización del área, sábado,...

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JP Agenda, July 19-Aug. 1, 2013

July 19, 2013
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The deadline for listings is noon, Tues., July 30 for the Aug. 2 issue. Send listings to reporter@jamaicaplaingazette.com. Note: 617 should be dialed before numbers below, unless another area code is given. Meetings Washington St. community planning, discussing area’s future zoning & planning, Sat., July 20, 10am-noon, the Egleston Farmers Market, 45 Brookside Ave....

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Editorial: A Blessed Sacrament plan

July 19, 2013
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The acquisition of the former Blessed Sacrament Church by the Hyde Square Task Force is as surprising a win as the Jamaica Plain Neighborhood Development Corporation’s acquisition of it years ago. It will be as big a challenge as well. As the Task Force puts its money where its protests were, it should keep...

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Editorial: The White Stadium gift

July 19, 2013
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Mayor Menino and Suffolk Construction chief John Fish’s out-of-the-blue plan to renovate White Stadium is weird in a good way, like a guy riding around in a limo tossing hundred-dollar bills out the window to passers-by. Fish showed up in Franklin Park essentially offering millions of dollars in youth-oriented resources, and it’s smart to...

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