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JP Agenda, Nov. 7, 2014

November 7, 2014
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The deadline for listings is noon, Tues., Nov. 18 for the Nov. 21 issue. Send listings to reporter@jamaicaplaingazette.com. Note: 617 should be dialed before numbers below, unless another area code is given. Meetings JP Branch Library renovation, Weds., Nov. 12, 6pm, Jamaica Plain Branch Library, 12 Sedgwick St. Info: 524-2053. JPNDC & Back of...

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Hyenas come to Franklin Park Zoo

November 7, 2014
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Hyenas come to Franklin Park Zoo

Spotted hyenas joined the roster at Franklin Park Zoo last month. Thika, age 15, and Kai, age 5, are settling in to their new home, the exhibit that was previously occupied by African painted dogs. Because African painted dogs are pack animals, the decision was made to relocate Brahma, the lone African painted dog...

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Shattuck Award Winner

November 7, 2014
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Shattuck Award Winner

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Invitacion, Nov. 7, 2014

November 7, 2014
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El plazo para la lista de eventos es el 18 de noviembre al mediodía para la publicación del 21 de noviembre. Mande a reporter@jamaicaplaingazette.com. Atención: Marque el 617 antes de los números que salen abajo. Reuniones La renovación de JP Branch Library, miércoles, 12 noviembre, 6pm, Jamaica Plain Branch Library, 12 Sedgwick St. Info:...

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Halloween Bike Ride

November 7, 2014
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Halloween Bike Ride

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On the Police Beat, Oct. 20-Nov. 2, 2014

November 7, 2014
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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. Nov. 2: Hit and run (property), 3532 Washington St. Nov. 1: Criminal harassment, 3 Glen Road; breaking and...

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Editorial: Remembering Mayor Menino

November 7, 2014
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In the week since Tom Menino passed away, much has been said about his stature as one of Boston’s great mayors. We’ll add that he would have been one of its great ex-mayors, too. The most remarkable thing about Menino was his unfeigned guy-from-the-old-neighborhood localism. Unlike virtually any pol you care to name, he...

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Letter: Thanks for supporting Elizabeth Stone House

November 7, 2014
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With our fundraising officially over, I’m thrilled to report that Wilderness Heals, a three-day hiking event in the White Mountains of New Hampshire to raise funds for the Elizabeth Stone House, has reached and surpassed our goal by raising more than $200,000. The Elizabeth Stone House provides residential and non-residential programs and services, as...

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English High Reunion

November 7, 2014
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English High Reunion

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‘A giant is gone': Locals mourn Menino

October 30, 2014
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By Peter Shanley, Rebeca Oliveira and John Ruch/Gazette Staff A “legend.” A “giant.” A “champion of the underdog.” Those are just a few of the ways local leaders remember former Mayor Thomas Menino, who died today, as seen in the following quotes. The Gazette will continue to update this story with more local tributes....

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