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Wake Up the House

May 24, 2013
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Courage Honor

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Alzheimer’s Advocacy

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JP residents honored as park heroes

May 24, 2013
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Three Jamaica Plain residents are among the “Emerald Necklace Parks Champions” honored by the Emerald Necklace Conservancy (ENC) at a May 14 ceremony in the Fenway. Christine Cooper, Sarah Freeman and John Iappini are being recognized as “unsung heroes” by the ENC, a nonprofit organization. “These individuals have been in it for the long...

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Play Ball

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Food Delivery

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Egleston Farmers Market to start season

May 24, 2013
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The Egleston Farmers Market will kick off its new, long season June 1 and will hold a barbecue fund-raiser the same day. The farmers market, held at Our Lady of Lourdes Parish Hall at 45 Brookside Ave., debuted last fall as a cold-season indoor market. But it proved so successful that its new season...

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Obituary: Gerald P. Barry, veteran

May 24, 2013
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Gerald P. “The Beep” Barry, 69, of West Dennis passed May 19, 2013 while in rehab after a stroke. Formerly of Whitman and longtime Jamaica Plain resident. Cherished brother of Mary Ann Barry Sayers and his favorite brother-in-law, Richard. Uncle of Christopher and Jeanette Sayers. U.S. Army veteran. Donations in memory may be made...

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Editorial: Parklet input

May 24, 2013
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There is a pathology to much City of Boston public process, especially when it comes to introducing a new program such as parklets, the business seating areas designed to replace parking spaces. It involves viewing the public as an audience whose applause is desired rather than as the bosses whose permission is required. With...

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Editorial: Boston’s daily terrorism

May 24, 2013
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The unique terrorist attack on the Boston Marathon rightly spurred collective outrage and more than $30 million in generous donations that, sadly, is only a drop in the bucket of medical and business expenses. Meanwhile, we’re back to our regularly scheduled terrorism of street crime that plagues many residents, especially young people, and where...

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