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On the Police Beat, Jan. 11-20, 2015

January 30, 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. Jan. 20: Vandalism, 180 Green St.; Michael C. Bernal of Lynn charged with assault and battery, Lochstead Ave.;...

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Invitacion, Jan. 30, 2015

January 30, 2015
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El plazo para la lista de eventos es el 10 de feb al mediodía para la publicación del 13 de feb. Mande a reporter@jamaicaplaingazette.com. Atención: Marque el 617 antes de los números que salen abajo. Reuniones Reuniones sobre los sitios de bicicletas en Arborway, presentadas por DCR, para hablar sobre centros para bicicletas entre...

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Faulkner President

January 30, 2015
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Faulkner President

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Police seek suspect in store robberies

January 30, 2015
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Police seek suspect in store robberies

Boston police are seeking a man they believe robbed four local stores at gunpoint in recent weeks. The Boston Police Department released security-camera photos of the suspect in a Jan. 16 robbery at the City Feed and Supply store at 66 Boylston St. BPD says detectives believe the same man also robbed Metro PCS,...

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Parlor Music

January 30, 2015
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Parlor Music

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New Agent

January 30, 2015
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New Agent

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Historic JP business’s sign is for sale

January 30, 2015
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Historic JP business’s sign is for sale

Kennedy & Co. Butter and Eggs, a grocer that was a fixture of 20th century Jamaica Plain, is long gone. But its vintage metal store sign has survived as a local artifact in the possession of another iconic local business, J.P. Licks. Now the sign is up for sale, with one local historian hoping...

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Editorial: A Casey Arborway beginning

January 30, 2015
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The start of the Casey Arborway project is good news. It will replace the hulking Casey Overpass with a greener, less expensive road system, and we believe that will be a long-lasting asset to JP. Construction also will be a big pain in the neck, and MassDOT should provide better, more straight-talking information about...

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Editorial: Up-close with Olympics elitism

January 30, 2015
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Predictable as its land-grabby nature is, Boston 2024’s Olympic plans are still an elitist stunner to finally see up-close. Booting great events from Franklin Park to tear up the golf course for horse-racing is just a small part of a plan that includes seizing a chunk of South Boston for a stadium and renaming...

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Letter: Casey protesters were rude and juvenile

January 30, 2015
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At MassDOT’s Jan. 21 informational meeting on construction plans for the Casey Arborway, I was appalled by the rude, mean-spirited, uncivil and even profane shouted accusations directed at officials attempting to convey this vital information. It was of course also inflicted upon those of us in attendance hoping to learn more, stifling participation by...

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