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Invitacion, Aug. 15, 2014

August 15, 2014
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El plazo para la lista de eventos es el 26 de agosto al mediodía para la publicación del 29 de agosto. Mande a reporter@jamaicaplaingazette.com. Atención: Marque el 617 antes de los números que salen abajo. Reuniones Zoning Board of Appeals, City Hall, sala 801, 635-4775. 16 agosto, 9:30am: 233 Pond St. (construir un vestíbulo...

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New Zoo Chair

August 15, 2014
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New Zoo Chair

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Editorial: Legislative achievements

August 15, 2014
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With our state legislators wrapping up another session of lawmaking, a couple of items strike us as particularly noteworthy. State Sen. Sonia Chang-Díaz was a strong proponent of election reforms that expand access to the voting booth. Early voting, which works very well in other states, is one of those excellent reforms. So is...

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Letter: State government should divest from fossil fuels

August 15, 2014
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Regarding the July 18 article “First Church UU divesting from fossil fuels”: Right now, Massachusetts pension funds are invested in fossil fuel industries. This is wrong. We should divest from the fossil fuel industries and invest in other industries that do not contribute to climate change. Climate change is already affecting Massachusetts. It casts...

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Letter: Gazette is misleading about 71 South St. project

August 15, 2014
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The Gazette’s Aug. 1 story “South Street office-to-houses project shot down” misleads readers about the zoning issues at the 71 South St. site. First, the Gazette asserts that the “4,684 square-foot-lot…is zoned for a three-family house.” This is incorrect. In fact, pursuant to Article 55 of the Zoning Code, and as shown on Map...

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Sock for Sox

August 15, 2014
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Sock for Sox

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On the Police Beat, July 28-Aug. 10, 2014

August 15, 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. Aug. 10: Vandalism, Gay Head St.; unarmed robbery, 3699 Washington St.; breaking and entering of non-residence, McBride St.;...

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Obituary: Noah Katz, world traveler and runner

August 6, 2014
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Obituary: Noah Katz, world traveler and runner

Noah Katz of Jamaica Plain passed away July 31, 2014. Born March 13, 1952 in White Plains, N.Y. Pre-deceased by his loving mother Frances (Wollin) Katz; devoted son of Stanley Katz (and stepmother, Florence). Adored brother of Cima Katz (Gary Tebor). Cherished by his cousins, extended family and friends. Noah spent his adult life...

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JP Porchfest

August 1, 2014
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JP Porchfest

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Sights and Sounds, Aug. 1, 2014

August 1, 2014
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The deadline for listings is noon, Tues., Aug. 12 for the Aug. 15 issue. Send listings to reporter@jamaicaplaingazette.com. Note: 617 should be dialed before numbers below, unless another area code is given. Special Events Hyde Square Task Force summer nights out, Blessed Sacrament Church Plaza, 365 Centre St., 6-7:30pm. Aug. 5: Latin Dance. Info:...

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