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2 face charges in JP store robberies

February 27, 2015
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Two men are in custody and facing charges in two of Jamaica Plain’s recent store robberies, according to the Suffolk County District Attorney’s Office. Heath Carson, 35, of Quincy, and Richard Perry, 41, of Taunton, are accused of committing a Jan. 22 hold-up at the Tostado Sandwich Bar at 300 Centre St. in Jackson...

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Invitacion, Feb. 27, 2015

February 27, 2015
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El plazo para la lista de eventos es el 10 de marzo al mediodía para la publicación del 13 de marzo. Mande a reporter@jamaicaplaingazette.com. Atención: Marque el 617 antes de los números que salen abajo. Reuniones La policía de Boston del distrito E-13, reunión mensual, 5 mar, 7pm, Curtis Hall, 20 South St.; reunión...

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On the Police Beat, Feb. 8-22, 2015

February 27, 2015
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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. Feb. 22: Lelis Y. Ortiz of JP charged with assault and battery, 5 Weld Ave.; larceny shoplifting, 704...

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Editorial: Supporting local businesses

February 27, 2015
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The natural disaster that was—and still is—Boston’s recent waves of blizzards has hit small businesses hard. JP’s local businesses are not only a source of pride, but a linchpin of the local economy. They keep dollars in the neighborhood, from paychecks to contributions to another key JP resource, the nonprofit sector. Mayor Walsh’s “Boston...

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Editorial: A good School Committee choice

February 27, 2015
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We applaud Mayor Walsh for appointing Miren Uriarte to the Boston School Committee. It is good to see that both JP and the Latino community that is a key constituency of our neighborhood will continue to be represented on the committee following the recent departure of Claudio Martinez. Uriarte shares and perhaps exceeds Martinze’s...

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Letter: Meeting needed on mail delivery problems

February 27, 2015
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The following letter was sent to U.S. Rep. Steven Lynch: Mail delivery in my neighborhood of Jamaica Plain has been erratic and unpredictable. ( Repeated calls to the Mark Stokes Supervisor of Customer Service at the 02130 post office have been fruitless. Complaints to the Boston postmaster have been fruitless, too. In 12 delivery...

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Letter: Mayor should halt historic house demolition

February 27, 2015
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Thank you for your piece on Bicon’s plans to demolish 21 Yale Terrace. (“Dental firm aims to demolish historic house,” Jan. 16.) Yale Terrace is a historic, architecturally interesting and cohesive neighborhood, nestled between the Forest Hills Cemetery and Franklin Park. There are nine houses on this street, and it is a very cohesive,...

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Snow Day

February 13, 2015
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Snow Day

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Sights and Sounds, Feb. 13, 2015

February 13, 2015
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The deadline for listings is noon, Tues., Feb. 24 for the Feb. 27 issue. Send listings to reporter@jamaicaplaingazette.com. Note: 617 should be dialed before numbers below, unless another area code is given. Special Events Eliot Street Soirée presents a Valentine’s Evening with jazz, poetry, dancing, Fri., Feb. 13, Parish Hall at First Church UU,...

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Children’s Winter Festival coming to Franklin Park

February 13, 2015
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The Children’s Winter Festival is scheduled to take place Thurs., Feb. 19 at the Franklin Park Golf Course Clubhouse. The festival includes a New England Aquarium tadpole exhibit; Science on the Street tabletop experiments; an artifact display hosted by the Robert S. Peabody Museum of Archaeology; a Boston Nature Center scavenger hunt and nature...

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