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Thanksgiving Football

November 21, 2014
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Holidays in JP: Buy a pie, feed those in need

November 21, 2014
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Buy a pie and feed those in need this holiday season. That’s the simple—and delicious—formula for “Pie in the Sky,” the annual holiday fundraiser for the Jamaica Plain-based nonprofit Community Servings. But hurry—tomorrow, Nov. 22, is the last day to place a pie order. Community Servings, located at 18 Marbury Terrace, cooks and delivers...

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Holidays in JP: Secret Recipes: Sara Beth’s Tofu Turkey

November 21, 2014
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The Gazette asked various JP people and institutions to share their favorite holiday recipes. City Feed and Supply at 672 Centre St. and 66a Boylston St. offered the following: Please vegetarians and non-vegetarians alike with this tofu turkey recipe! This tried-and-true recipe was created City Feed’s Sara Beth. All local ingredients listed in the...

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Connolly Halloween

November 21, 2014
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Connolly Halloween

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On the Police Beat, Nov. 2-16, 2014

November 21, 2014
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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. Nov. 16: Annoying and accosting, 15 Waldren Road; Kellie M. Green of Dracut and Robert Donald Wilson of...

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Invitacion, Nov. 21, 2014

November 21, 2014
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El plazo para la lista de eventos es el 2 de diciembre al mediodía para la publicación del 5 de diciembre. Mande a reporter@jamaicaplaingazette.com. Atención: Marque el 617 antes de los números que salen abajo. Reuniones Zoning Board of Appeals, City Hall, sala 801, martes, 25 noviembre, 9:30am: 54-56 Iffley Road (construcción de una...

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Change-Makers

November 21, 2014
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Editorial: Say no to Olympics park-jacking

November 21, 2014
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The secretive, private committee of tycoons and special interests behind Boston’s 2024 Summer Olympics bid has committed Franklin Park—and the surrounding Jamaica Plain area—to serving as a heavily impacted venue with no local input whatsoever. That is no accident or oversight. It is the well-considered, cynical tactic of the land-grabbing gentrification and privatization scheme...

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Letter: JP Local First urges local holiday shopping

November 21, 2014
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We are fortunate in Jamaica Plain to be able to purchase a terrific cup of coffee, a useful tool for cooking a meal, a gift for a friend’s new baby, or a wholesome loaf of bread for dinner—all from locally-owned, independent businesses whose shop owners care about our neighborhood and are invested in our...

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‘A giant is gone’: Locals remember Mayor Menino

November 7, 2014
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‘A giant is gone’: Locals remember Mayor Menino

By Rebeca Oliveira, Peter Shanley and John Ruch/Gazette Staff Former Boston Mayor Thomas M. Menino, who led the city for an unprecedented 20 years before choosing not to run again last year, died Oct. 30 after a long and public battle with cancer. Menino, 71, won his first term as mayor in 1993. For...

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