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Battle against rising food costs discussed

July 8, 2011
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WEB EXCLUSIVE By Benjamin Colb “Supply stations” for urban gardeners was among several ideas for combating the rising costs of food and fuel suggested at a May 26 forum held by JP’s New Economy Transition (JP NET). About 30 people attended the forum, held at First Church in Jamaica Plain Unitarian Universalist. By a...

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Girls soccer team wins BAYS cup

July 8, 2011
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WEB EXCLUSIVE By Mary Battenfeld As the Bruins skated to the Stanley Cup last month, a group of Jamaica Plain girls were passing and kicking their way to a Boston Area Youth Soccer (BAYS) Cup. The Girls U-11 Jamaica Plain Tigers ended the season with a division leading record of 7 wins, 2 losses...

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Health Champion

July 8, 2011
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Health Champion

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Kitten Care

July 8, 2011
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Kitten Care

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Paddling for a cure

July 8, 2011
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Paddling for a cure

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Good Thoughts

July 8, 2011
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Good Thoughts

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Ready for market

July 8, 2011
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Ready for market

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Editorial: The T needs help on Route 39 plan

July 8, 2011
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The MBTA needs help with its plan to improve the Route 39 bus service—whether it knows it or not. Jamaica Plain’s elected officials should step in to make sure this much-needed project moves forward with accountability and proper public input. So far, the three-year-old Route 39 planning has been marked by secrecy, delays and...

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Thanks for a great last day at the Agassiz School

July 8, 2011
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On behalf of the Agassiz School community, I would like to thank all the folks in JP who helped to make our students’ last full day of school at the Louis B. Agassiz Elementary School a celebration of joy and fun. A field day was planned for June 24 many months ago and rainy weather...

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Whole Foods a positive change

July 8, 2011
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I myself welcome Whole Foods in my neighborhood. I believe Whole Foods will bring a lot of positive and good things to Jamaica Plain: hopefully the betterment of the economy and safety by bringing more customers to the neighborhood, and more eyewitnesses to watch for any crime. Hopefully, they will make it a priority...

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