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JP Agenda, Aug. 7, 2015

August 7, 2015
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The deadline for listings is noon, Tues., Aug. 25 for the Aug. 28 issue. Send listings to reporter@jamaicaplaingazette.com. Note: 617 should be dialed before numbers below, unless another area code is given. Meetings District E-13 Police, monthly police-community relations meeting, first Thursday , 7pm, Police Station, 3347 Washington St.; Latino monthly meeting, Thurs., Sept. 10,...

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Food Pantry Donation

August 7, 2015
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Food Pantry Donation

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The Boston Public Market has arrived

August 7, 2015
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By Seth Daniel There no shortage of newness in the Old Town these days, and last Thursday, July 30, City and state officials rang in the newest trend to hit Boston – the Boston Public Market, the nation’s first year-round, locally sourced market. The market is located at 100 Hanover St. at Haymarket Station....

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Editorial: Good riddance, Boston 2024; Welcome, Boston 2030

August 7, 2015
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Boston—with significant JP influence—made history today in establishing a new model of fighting off the crony-capitalist scam that is the Olympics. Next, Boston can make another kind of history by establishing a new model of true urban planning: Mayor Walsh’s Imagine Boston 2030 effort. We specifically expect that planning to address sensible assistance for...

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Letter: Franklin Park – more than just a dead Olympics bid

August 7, 2015
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Though the Olympic 2024 bid caused a great deal of commotion amongst Bostonians this summer, activities in Franklin Park have continued as vibrant and fun as ever. From the Elma Lewis Playhouse in the Park concert series, to Salsa in Franklin Park, to the fourth year of line dancing with Angie Dickerson (a.k.a. Mz....

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Editorial: Good riddance, Boston 2024; Welcome, Boston 2030

July 27, 2015
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Boston—with significant JP influence—made history today in establishing a new model of fighting off the crony-capitalist scam that is the Olympics. Next, Boston can make another kind of history by establishing a new model of true urban planning: Mayor Walsh’s Imagine Boston 2030 effort. We specifically expect that planning to address sensible assistance for...

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Olmsted Trip

July 24, 2015
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Olmsted Trip

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Sights and Sounds, July 24, 2015

July 24, 2015
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The deadline for listings is noon, Tues., Aug. 4  for the Aug. 7 issue. Send listings to reporter@jamaicaplaingazette.com. Note: 617 should be dialed before numbers below, unless another area code is given. Special Events Viva el Latin Quarter!, free family events hosted by Hyde Square Task Force through Aug. 7, with Zumba dance classes...

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On the Police Beat, June 29-July 19, 2015

July 24, 2015
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The following police incident reports are public records provided by the Community Service Office of the District E-13 Police Station, which is solely responsible for their content. All suspects are innocent unless proven guilty in court. July 19: Vandalism, 27 Montebello Road; assault simple-battery, 1153 Centre St.; larceny shoplifting, 413 Centre St.; burglary-other-attempt, 32...

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Jamaica Pond closed due to possible toxic algae

July 24, 2015
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People and pets are banned from the water in Jamaica Pond until further notice by the Boston Public Health Commission, which warns that a toxic algae may be growing there. Swimming, fishing, boating and any other kind of water contact is banned. People and pets also should avoid touching anything along the shore that...

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