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Letter: Marine story was Pentagon propaganda

June 7, 2013
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I was dismayed at your May 24 article “JP Marine helps train African militaries.” While on the surface a nice little human-interest story about a local guy in the Marines, the article spews Pentagon propaganda with no mention of an alternative view of the U.S. Africa Command (AFRICOM) or of U.S. military deployment worldwide. Did the...

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Letter: Thanks to DCR for park fix-ups

June 7, 2013
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I live in the last house on Spalding Street, which abuts the Southwest Corridor Park. I recently reported several items of concern to Holly Richardson at the state Department of Conservation and Recreation. Within 48 hours, five streetlights were fixed, sections of DCR land that had grown wild were mowed, and several patches of...

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Letter: Congrats to JPNDC for important work

June 7, 2013
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As the Jamaica Plain Neighborhood Development Corporation (JPNDC) celebrated the “people who build our community” at its annual meeting this past week, we at the Boston Health Care for the Homeless Program reflect on how fortunate we are to have this vibrant, focused and committed community-based nonprofit organization as our partner. From its early...

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Obituary: Joyce Perkit, attorney and activist

June 7, 2013
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Jamaica Plain resident Joyce Lynda Perkit passed away on Sun., June 2, 2013 at age 71 after a long and hard-fought battle with breast cancer. She was a brilliant and learned woman who stood up and defended people’s rights and community causes that she thought were vitally important. She was a highly regarded attorney...

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Invitación, June 7, 2013

June 7, 2013
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La entrega para la lista de Invitación es al mediodía, el 18 de junio para la publicación del 21 de junio. Manda a news@jamaicaplaingazette.com. Nota: hay que marcar 617 antes de los números que salen abajo, si no tiene otro número. Reuniones Stonybrook Neighborhood Association, agenda incluye el desarrollo de Hughes Oil, 10 junio,...

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Obituary: Joyce Perkit, attorney and activist

June 4, 2013
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Obituary: Joyce Perkit, attorney and activist

Jamaica Plain resident Joyce Lynda Perkit passed away on Sun., June 2, 2013 at age 71 after a long and hard-fought battle with breast cancer. She was a brilliant and learned woman who stood up and defended people’s rights and community causes that she thought were vitally important. She was a highly regarded attorney...

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Zoo Hero

May 24, 2013
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Clean Cat

May 24, 2013
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Wake Up the House

May 24, 2013
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Courage Honor

May 24, 2013
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