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Greener Repairs

June 24, 2011
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Greener Repairs

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Kenneth G.M. MacKay; worked for New England Telephone

June 24, 2011
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Kenneth G.M. MacKay, a 40-year resident of Melrose, passed away with his loving family at his side on Wed., June 8 at Massachusetts General Hospital. He was born on Nov. 1, 1920 in Halifax, Nova Scotia, one of six children of the late John and Marion (McLeod) MacKay. He was raised in Jamaica Plain,...

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Remembrance

June 10, 2011
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Gazette Photo by John Ruch

 

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Fighting Hunger

June 10, 2011
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(Photo by Dale Yarborough) JP resident Michelle Whiting pauses on Boston Common on May 1 while participating in the Walk for Hunger, a fund-raiser for Project Bread. Whiting was among 42,000 participants who raised $3.6 million for nearly 450 emergency food programs statewide.

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Courageous

June 10, 2011
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(Photo by Roger Farrington) Tao Robinson, a sixth-grader at JP’s Curley K-8 School, receives a medal from Stephanie Warburg, founder of the Max Warburg Courage Curriculum, at a May 13 ceremony at Northeastern University. The Curriculum is a language arts and character development program for students. Robinson was one of 45 Boston-area students to be named a Max Warburg Fellow and to have their essays about courage published in the 20th annual “The Courage of Boston’s Children” publication.

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Peace Planting

June 10, 2011
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(Photo by Jake Giberson) A child uses a shovel made of melted-down guns to plant a tree in the Southwest Corridor Park during the May 7 Wake Up the Earth Festival. The event was part of “Palas por Pistolas” (“Shovels for Guns”), organized by JP’s Urbano Project to memorialize young people killed by guns in JP. The project was conceived by Mexican artist Pedro Reyes and done in partnership with Spontaneous Celebrations, the state Department of Conservation and Recreation, and Rich Gargiulo Jr. of JP’s Tree Works Earth Design.

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Mayoral Visit

June 10, 2011
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Mayoral Visit

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Museum brings youth art to JP

June 10, 2011
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Museum brings youth art to JP

By Rishi Sidhu The Isabella Stewart Gardner Museum is exhibiting artwork created by Boston area youth in the studios of the Northeastern University affiliated African American Master Artists-in-Residence Program (AAMARP) at 76 Atherton St. through June 27. The exhibit, titled “Community Creations,” is the culmination of the Fenway museum’s Community Partnership Program. The program...

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Art Lovers

June 10, 2011
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Art Lovers

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No Smoking

June 10, 2011
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No Smoking

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