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Reagan Youth brings punk to Obama era

July 22, 2011
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By Benjamin Colb, Special to the Gazette   Reagan Youth, one of the pioneering hardcore punk bands of the East Coast in the 1980s, will be playing a show at the Midway Café on July 24. Lead guitarist Paul Bakija, aka Paul Cripple, regrouped the band in 2006 after a 17-year hiatus. He spoke...

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Peace Drums unite teens and elders

July 22, 2011
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By Rishi Sidhu, Special to the Gazette The Peace Drum Project began in 2000 when Susan Porter’s 85-year-old mother-in-law commented on the baggy jeans and brazen attitudes of teenagers she observed on the bus. Porter, a JP resident and senior program developer at JP-based Cooperative Artists Institute, says she realized that her mother-in-law wasn’t...

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Top Performer

July 22, 2011
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Editorial: The BRA gets census data right

July 22, 2011
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Jamaica Plain’s police station is finally in JP. So are the Jamaica Plain Neighborhood Development Corporation and last week’s Lantern Festival. Weren’t they always, you ask? Not according to U.S. Census data as reported by the Boston Redevelopment Authority (BRA) and used by all city agencies. Not until this year, after 40 years of...

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Op-Ed: Harry Potter story isn’t over

July 22, 2011
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By Alicia Perez, Special to the Gazette For months, Warner Brothers has been promoting the final Harry Potter movie, “Harry Potter and the Deathly Hallows—Part 2,” as the official end to the Harry Potter franchise, the end of a generation. The media, of course, has been eating it all up. News organizations and magazines...

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Letter: Overpass process seems anti-bridge

July 22, 2011
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The following letter was sent to Paul King, the state Department of Transportation co-project manager on the Casey Overpass replacement project: I am writing with concerns about the Casey Overpass process. Procedurally, the project discussion seems to be skewed in favor of the at-grade concept. The number of proffered schematic designs about the at-grade...

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Looking Peachy

July 22, 2011
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Letter: Whole Foods debate should not be silenced

July 22, 2011
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Heartfelt thanks to the editor of the JP Gazette for the editorial in the June 10 issue (“Whole Foods arrests a bad sign of the times”). We attended the June 2 Whole Foods meeting and were immediately surprised at the heavy police presence. We watched as the Whole Foods management team put on their slick...

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Top Grads

July 22, 2011
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Bright Idea

July 8, 2011
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