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Obituary: Detlev Koepke, JP activist

March 19, 2015
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Obituary: Detlev Koepke, JP activist

Detlev Alain Koepke, a longtime Jamaica Plain community activist, died Feb. 2, 2015 after a long battle with metastatic prostate cancer. Detlev was born on June 23, 1956 at Kandang Kerbau Hospital in Singapore. He spent his early childhood in Munich, Germany, and immigrated to the United States at age 9. After graduating from...

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Egleston History

March 13, 2015
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Egleston History

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Concert Time

March 13, 2015
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Concert Time

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Sights and Sounds, March 13, 2015

March 13, 2015
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The deadline for listings is noon, Tues., March 24 for the March 27 issue. Send listings to reporter@jamaicaplaingazette.com. Note: 617 should be dialed before numbers below, unless another area code is given. Special Events Jamaica Plain Porchfest fundraiser, with summer menu of Porch Tapas, BBQ, ribs, watermelon and summer-themed cocktails, $12.50/ahead, $15/door, Mon., March...

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JP Reads flash fiction contest begins

March 13, 2015
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JP Reads, the local literary organization, is holding its annual “flash fiction” contest. Entries are due April 6, and the winners will be published in the Gazette. JP Reads stages an annual event series encouraging Jamaica Plain residents to all read and discuss the same book. This year’s book is “The Song of Achilles,”...

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Wright Stuff

March 13, 2015
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Wright Stuff

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JP Agenda, March 13, 2015

March 13, 2015
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The deadline for listings is noon, Tues., March 24 for the March 27 issue. Send listings to reporter@jamaicaplaingazette.com. Note: 617 should be dialed before numbers below, unless another area code is given. Meetings 3200 Washington St. IAG, March 16, 6:30-7:30pm, Boston Police District E-13 Jamaica Plain, 3345 Washington St. Info: 918-4251. JPNC Housing &...

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Invitacion, March 13, 2015

March 13, 2015
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El plazo para la lista de eventos es el 24 de marzo al mediodía para la publicación del 27 de marzo. Mande a reporter@jamaicaplaingazette.com. Atención: Marque el 617 antes de los números que salen abajo. Reuniones 3200 Washington St. IAG, 16 mar, 6:30-7:30pm, policía de Boston de Distrito E-13, Jamaica Plain, 3345 Washington St....

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Editorial: The answer behind the Franklin Park Olympics non-answers

March 13, 2015
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When Boston 2024 committed Franklin Park as an Olympic venue in its bid without telling anyone locally, that move was uninformative, arrogant and disingenuous. No surprise that its first, incredibly belated public meeting at the park was all of the above and worse. Boston 2024 is interested in Franklin Park because, from its godlike...

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Editorial: Mayor Walsh’s big picture

March 13, 2015
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Mayor Walsh’s commitment to long-range planning on virtually every front in his 2030-targeted system is to be applauded. Taking on the big picture is a massive turnabout from the previous administration, which in some ways had a healthy aversion to centralized planning, and in other ways merely replaced it with mayoral fiat. Meanwhile, the...

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