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Creating Together

May 11, 2012
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(Photo by Susan Kooperstein) Ed Pazzanese (center), program director of Families Creating Together (FTC), joins neighborhood residents at an event to recruit new advisory board members for the multicultural arts program focused on families with children who have disabilities on March 28 at Curtis Hall on South Street. FTC recently moved into the new Family Resource Center in Jackson Square. For more info, call 617-522-1018.

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Editorial: Roslindale neighbors

May 11, 2012
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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: Where’s the debate?

May 11, 2012
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JP erupted in a frenzy about Whole Foods Market last year, a debate widely decried as a vicious civil war, though it was also a long-overdue soul-searching about potential gentrification. Yet now that gentrification is here in the form of self-advertised “luxury” housing on a grand scale coming to S. Huntington Avenue—and now possibly...

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Letter: Fire response shows JP’s greatness

May 11, 2012
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As many by now have heard, an intense fire shortly before midnight on April 20 resulted in the immediate displacement of myself and 13 others (and multiple dogs and cats) from our homes on Paul Gore Street (“Fire leaves 14 homeless,” jamaicaplaingazette.com). As a husband, and father of a 4-month-old included in this group,...

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Letter: Sorry for open house mix-up

May 11, 2012
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First and foremost, Theo Koziol, our executive director, and I, the founding director of Arc-en-Ciel Day Care and Montessori School, would like to present our utmost gratitude to the Jamaica Plain residents and surroundings towns to have allowed us to be a part of your daily lives. We were overwhelmed with joy to celebrate...

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Letter: T changes impact RIDE users

May 11, 2012
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The full version of the letter excerpted here was sent to the MBTA prior to its decision to raise fares and reduce service: I am writing to give my feedback regarding the current fare proposals suggested by the T. My name is Cindy Higgins. I have Cerebral Palsy and use a power wheelchair. I...

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Letter: Thanks for Egleston engagement

May 11, 2012
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Egleston Square Main Street (ESMS) would like to thank everyone who shared their unique talents, resources, energy and enthusiasm to make Egleston Square shine this past month! First, thank you to all who made our Hot Jazz Cool Neighborhood fund-raiser such a success. For the fifth year in a row, we packed the venue,...

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Dog Ride

May 11, 2012
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(Gazette Photo by Rebeca Oliveira) Ron Cassidy and his dog, Gizmo, go for a walk and ride on April 25.

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First Thursday

May 11, 2012
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(Gazette Photo by Rebeca Oliveira) Rick Berlin and the Nickel and Dime Band perform inside City Feed on Centre Street during First Thursday on May 3.

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Invitación, 5/11/12

May 11, 2012
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La entrega para la lista de Invitación es al mediodía, el 22 de mayo para la publicación del 25 de mayo. Mandar a news@jamaicaplaingazette.com. Nota: hay que marcar 617 antes de los números que salen abajo, si no tiene otro número. Reuniones JPNC Housing and Development Committee (comité de vivienda y el desarrollo), martes,...

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