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Scholar Athletes

June 24, 2016
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JP Agenda, June 24, 2016

June 24, 2016
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The deadline for listings is noon, Tues., July 5 for the July 8 issue. Send listings to [email protected] Note: 617 should be dialed before numbers below, unless another area code is given. Meetings Police Monthly Meeting, Thurs. July 7 at 7pm at Curtis Hall. Latino Monthly Meeting, Thurs. July 15, 7pm at Nate Smith...

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Invitacion, June 24, 2016

June 24, 2016
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El plazo para la sección de participación es al mediodía, martes, 5 de julio para la edición del 8 de julio. Mande eventos a [email protected] Note: marca el 617 antes de los números que salen abajo. Reuniones Reunión mensual de Jamaica Pond Association lunes, 11 jul, en la sala comunitaria de Jamaicaway Tower, 111...

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English High School Class of 2016

June 24, 2016
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English High School Class of 2016

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JROTC Award of Excellence

June 24, 2016
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JROTC Award of Excellence

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Boston Pride’s Jamaica Plain Block Party

June 24, 2016
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Boston Pride’s Jamaica Plain Block Party

Boston Pride held a Jamaica Plain Block Party on Perkins Avenue on June 12. The block party lasted six hours with music, dancing, and food. A moment of silence was held for the 49 people killed at a gay club in Orlando the night before. The photos are by Evan Scales.      ...

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Letter: Say no to financing atrocities

June 24, 2016
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In the world premiere of Eve Ensler’s “In the Body of the World” at the American Repertory Theater last month, the author/performer powerfully conveyed both her experience of cancer and the horrors experienced by women in the Democratic Republic of Congo. In the women of Congo she found a strength that helped her survive....

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Letter: Happy ending

June 24, 2016
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I live on Dunster Road. On Monday morning, my cat (Jane) somehow found herself on the roof of my three-story house. It was a hot day, and my roof is not shaded. I called the Animal Rescue League, but they couldn’t tell me when they would get here. Meanwhile, Jane was meowing pitifully and panting...

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Letter: Drivers are acting crazy

June 24, 2016
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JP and beyond is being brutalized by drivers who are thoughtless, selfish, and dangerously unwilling to curb their hostility. Two factors in driving—Constant Acceleration (more than just “speeding”) and Tailgaiting—combine like bleach and ammonia to create violent atmosphere.  Breathing space between cars adds much more positive conditions, mentally and physically. Safety says “reach and...

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Op-Ed: When we needed it most, the world came to Orlando’s aid

June 24, 2016
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By Buddy Dyer, mayor of Orlando One week ago, 49 souls were stolen from Orlando, murdered in an unimaginable act of terror. Hundreds more were injured or witnessed unthinkable violence. Our city remains in a state of shock, our hearts broken as we grieve for the victims and their families. Everyone in our city...

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