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April 13, 2018
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On gun control Eight weeks have passed since the horrific shooting in Parkland, Florida sparked a national conversation about community safety. In Massachusetts, we are lucky. Our state is one of the safest, with 3.5 gun deaths per 100,000 (Source: Boston Globe), but a gap in our laws could enable a Parkland style shooting here leading representatives...

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Police body cameras seen as initial success for officers, public

March 23, 2018
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By Seth Daniel Special to the Gazette In preliminary data unveiled at a Council hearing on Monday, March 12, Boston Police Commissioner William Evans said the Boston Police body-worn camera pilot has been a success to date. “The preliminary results are for the most part all positive,” he said. “I haven’t heard one complaint...

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RE-ELECTION CAMPAIGN

March 23, 2018
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RE-ELECTION CAMPAIGN

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City Council notes

March 23, 2018
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By Beth Treffeisen Special to the Gazette The City Council met on Wednesday, March 14. Compensation Advisory Board Report The City Council received a report from the Compensation Advisory Board, which reviewed the salaries of elected officials, department heads, and senior leadership positions as required by City ordinance every two years. The vendor partner,...

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BEACON HILL ADVOCACY DAY

March 23, 2018
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BEACON HILL ADVOCACY DAY

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IRISH FLAG RAISING

March 23, 2018
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IRISH FLAG RAISING

Jamaica Plain City Councilor Matt O’Malley held his 2nd annual Irish Flag Raising at City Hall Plaza on March 15. Courtesy Photos

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Sights and Sounds, March 23, 2018

March 23, 2018
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The deadline for listings is noon, Tues. Apr. 10 for the Apr. 13 issue. Send listings to reporter@jamaicaplaingazette.com. Note: 617 should be dialed before numbers below, unless another area code is given. Special events WHAT: Fixit Clinic CCLXIX (269) Jamaica Plain Branch, Boston Public Library WHEN: Saturday, Apr 7 10AM-1PM WHERE: Jamaica Plain Library,...

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JP Agenda, March 23, 2018

March 23, 2018
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The deadline for listings is noon, Tues. Apr. 10 for the Apr. 13 issue. Send listings to reporter@jamaicaplaingazette.com. Note: 617 should be dialed before numbers below, unless another area code is given. Meetings Jamaica Pond Association meets Monday, April 2, 7:00 -9:00 p.m. at the Jamaicaway Tower community room, 111 Perkins Street, Jamaica Plain....

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Invitacion, March 23, 2018

March 23, 2018
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Plazo para calendario de eventos: martes, 10 abril para la edición del 13 abril. Mande eventos a reporter@jamaicaplaingazette.com. Para los números abajo, el código de área es 617. Reuniones Reuniones policiales, el comité de avisos martes, 17 abr, 6.30pm, 3347 Washington St. Reunión de relaciones comunitarias, jueves, 5 abr, 7pm, 3347 Washington Street. Con...

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CURLEY K-8 SCHOOL’S PRODUCTION OF THE JUNGLE BOOK

March 23, 2018
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CURLEY K-8 SCHOOL’S PRODUCTION OF THE JUNGLE BOOK

Scenes from the Curley K-8 School’s production of the Jungle Book. Students from the third, fourth, and fifth grades rehearsed every week, beginning in November. They put on six shows: four during the school day for their school mates and two in the evenings for parents, friends, guardians and the JP community. The evening...

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