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Graduation Day

June 19, 2015
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Graduation Day

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City to hold meeting on Heath St. housing project

June 19, 2015
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The City will hold a design update meeting about the mixed-use project proposed for the vacant land in Heath Square on June 23. The local Back of the Hill Community Development Corporation and the Jamaica Plain Neighborhood Development Corporation are teaming on the project, which covers 10 City-owned parcels on Bromley, New Heath and...

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Sights and Sounds, June 19, 2015

June 19, 2015
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The deadline for listings is noon, Tues., June 12  for the June 19 issue. Send listings to reporter@jamaicaplaingazette.com. Note: 617 should be dialed before numbers below, unless another area code is given. Special Events World Giraffe Day, with zookeeper encounters and info on giraffe conservation programs, Sun., June 21, 10am-3pm, Franklin Park Zoo. Info:...

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Letter: Thanks for Kelly Rink support

June 19, 2015
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The Friends of the Kelly Rink would like to thank all those who made the past ice-skating season a success at the outdoor Kelly Rink behind the Stony Brook T stop. The Kelly Rink is owned and operated by the Department of Conservation and Recreation (DCR) of the Commonwealth of Massachusetts. The Friends is...

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Letter: Thank library Friends, not leadership, for better branches

June 19, 2015
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With all the controversy involving the Boston Public Library, I believe that some recent library history has been forgotten. It was not the Board of Trustees and President Amy Ryan who were largely responsible for revitalizing the branches. It was the patrons and Friends groups who fought to keep branches open when the board...

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On the Police Beat, May 31-June 14, 2015

June 19, 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. June 14: Assault and battery, Washington St.; stolen bicycle, Hyde Park Ave.; vandalism, Beethoven St.; death investigation, 125...

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Homeless Care

June 5, 2015
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Homeless Care

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Man surrenders on 2003 gun charges

June 5, 2015
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A South Boston man last month turned himself in on 12-year-old gun charges related to a threatening incident near Hyde Square’s Mozart Park. Wellington Matos, 34, was wanted on a warrant for assault with a dangerous weapon and unlawful possession of a firearm and ammo, according to the Suffolk County District Attorney’s Office. The...

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JP First Responders: JP’s Police Report in 1872

June 5, 2015
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JP First Responders: JP’s Police Report in 1872

In 1872, Jamaica Plain was part of the Town of West Roxbury, and its police station was based in what is now a condo building at 28 Seaverns Ave. According to a police incident log for several months of that year preserved in archives, it appears that police work of the time consisted mostly...

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Invitacion, June 5, 2015

June 5, 2015
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El plazo para la lista de eventos es el 12 de junio al mediodía para la publicación del 19 de junio. Mande a reporter@jamaicaplaingazette.com. Atención: Marque el 617 antes de los números que salen abajo. Reuniones Comité de vivienda y desarrollo de JPNC, hablando sobre la fusión de CPCAY y JPNC, presentación y plan...

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