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Letter: Solutions to the post office wait

January 8, 2016
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I also have experienced the long, slow-moving lines at the Jamaica Plain Post Office. I have tried to make the best of my time in line. I often initiate long conversations with strangers who also wait. I sometimes do stretches and use my backpack as a free weight and do some lifts to tone...

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Letter: More delivery problems

January 8, 2016
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In this neighborhood mail delivery has been averaging four days a week, even during the Christmas rush. People with their names clearly visible on their boxes find their mail thrown on the ground or delivered to the wrong address. What the Sam Hill is going on with our post office? David A. Mittell, Jr....

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Letter: Taxes too high

January 8, 2016
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I am fuming mad after receiving my latest real estate tax bill. It is up 14.5 percent from my 2015 tax bill, which was up 12.2 percent from my 2014 tax bill, which was up 6 percent from my 2013 tax bill… and on and on accordingly. I am not one of these crazy...

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Obituary: Howard R. Leibowitz

January 8, 2016
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Obituary: Howard R. Leibowitz

Jamaica Plain resident Howard R. Leibowitz, an adviser to Mayors Ray Flynn and Tom Menino, died suddenly on Dec. 27. He was 63. For 29 years, the beloved husband of Constance Jane Doty. Dear son of Laurie (Berman) Leibowitz and the late Sumner Leibowitz. Devoted brother of Steven, Laurence and Peter Leibowitz and his...

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UNDER CONSTRUCTION

December 18, 2015
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UNDER CONSTRUCTION

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BRA board’s vote on S. Huntington Ave. guidelines delayed

December 18, 2015
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By Emily Resnevic and Peter Shanley Gazette Staff The Boston Redevelopment Authority (BRA) board’s vote on the S. Huntington Ave. guidelines has been delayed so the agency can further discuss them with the Boston Parks and Recreation Department, according to spokesperson Nick Martin. The BRA board was slated to vote on the guidelines during...

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JP Agenda, Dec. 18, 2015

December 18, 2015
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The deadline for listings is noon, Tues., Jan. 5 for the Jan. 8 issue. Send listings to reporter@jamaicaplaingazette.com. Note: 617 should be dialed before numbers below, unless another area code is given. Meetings JP Problem Properties Committee, first Wednesday of the month, 10:30am, E-13 Police Station Community Room, 3347 Washington St. Info: Liana Poston,...

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Invitacion, Dec. 18, 2015

December 18, 2015
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El plazo para la sección de participación es al mediodía, martes, 5 de enero para la edición del 8 de enero. Mande eventos a reporter@jamaicaplaingazette.com. Note: marca el 617 antes de los números que salen abajo. Reuniones Reunión organizada por residentes sobre 64 Allandale, una reunión informacional para revisar el proyecto en 64 Allandale,...

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CHAPTER AND VERSE

December 18, 2015
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CHAPTER AND VERSE

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Sights and Sounds, Dec. 18, 2015

December 18, 2015
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The deadline for listings is noon, Tues. Jan. 5 for the Jan. 8 issue. Send listings to reporter@jamaicaplaingazette.com. Note: 617 should be dialed before numbers below, unless another area code is given. Special events The Winter Solstice in Legend and Song, myths, legends, and tales accompanied by traditional and original music and song, Fri....

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