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Park Spirit

May 22, 2015
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On the Police Beat, May 3-17, 2015

May 22, 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. May 17: Larry Singleton of JP and Maurice A. Kyles of JP charged with assault and battery with...

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Editorial: A cultural master plan

May 22, 2015
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Another week, another master plan from Mayor Walsh’s administration. The “Boston Creates” arts and cultural “blueprint” sounds like another good big-picture approach from the new mayor. And it is fitting that the process kicks off in JP, the home to a wealth of art galleries, creative youth programs, musicians of all types, historic resources,...

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Editorial: JP talk

May 22, 2015
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It’s a tribute to JP’s cultural vitality that we can learn so much about the issues of the day thanks to the efforts of local organizations like the Jamaica Plain Forum and residents involved in the NoBoston2024 movement. The JP Forum regularly brings in high-profile speakers with well-timed relevance. This month, it will feature...

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Letter: A different, supportive view of 3200 Washington project

May 22, 2015
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I have to respectfully disagree with my neighbor in her letter to the editor in your May 8 issue regarding the pros and cons of the development at 3200 Washington St. (“3200 Washington project sets a bad precedent,” May 8.) Like her, I live very close to the site and will feel the impact...

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Letter: Development is changing JP’s character

May 22, 2015
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When I moved to Jamaica Plain 25 years ago, $180,000 bought a home with land. The interest was high (18 percent), but it was a better investment than buying a six-room condo in Brookline for the same money. Over the years, Jamaica Plain became increasingly popular because of its eclectic and inclusive neighborhoods, its...

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Savings Lesson

May 22, 2015
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Theater of War

May 22, 2015
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Theater of War

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Swan Boat Season

May 8, 2015
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Swan Boat Season

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Sights and Sounds, May 8, 2015

May 8, 2015
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The deadline for listings is noon, Tues., May 19 for the May 22 issue. Send listings to reporter@jamaicaplaingazette.com. Note: 617 should be dialed before numbers below, unless another area code is given. Special  Interest Rhythm of the Latin Quarter, celebrate ArtWeek with Hyde Square Task Force, Sat., May 9, noon, Blessed Sacrament Church, 361...

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