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A year remembrance for Michael Colgan

May 26, 2017
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Michael Colgan was born in 1944 in the Rotunda Hospital in Dublin and died on May 3, 2016 at Milton Hospice. Michael grew up in Birmingham, England before arriving in America at 24 years old. He lived in various places in the United States, including in Hyannis (where he served as bar back), in...

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Sights and Sounds, May 26, 2017

May 26, 2017
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The deadline for listings is noon, Tues. June 6 for the June 9 issue. Send listings to reporter@jamaicaplaingazette.com. Note: 617 should be dialed before numbers below, unless another area code is given. Special events Komera Global Run Boston, a global movement of people around the world coming together to move in support of girls’...

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Invitacion, May 26, 2017

May 26, 2017
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Plazo para calendario de eventos: 6 de junio para la edición del 9 de junio. Mande eventos a reporter@jamaicaplaingazette.com. Código de área es 617, a menos que haya otro. Reuniones The Jamaica Pond Association, reunión mensual, Jamaicaway Tower, 111 Perkins Street, Jamaica Plain, lunes, 5 jun, 7-9pm. Abierta al público. Estacionamiento limitado.          Reunión comunitaria...

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VISUAL ART EXHIBIT

May 26, 2017
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VISUAL ART EXHIBIT

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EL BARRIO

May 26, 2017
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EL BARRIO

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“Rock for All” Fundraiser

May 26, 2017
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“Rock for All” Fundraiser

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JP Agenda, May 26, 2017

May 26, 2017
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The deadline for listings is noon, Tues. June 6 for the June 9 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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Letters:

May 26, 2017
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Racism is a headache A few weeks back in the Jamaica Plain Gazette, a reader wrote a letter stating that “racism is our limp.” Interesting metaphor but I see racism not as a limp but as a headache. We often spend to much time in our heads apparently in pain over a previous incident...

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Op-Ed: Celebrating the opening of the JP Library

May 26, 2017
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By Mayor Martin Walsh In September 2015, work began: we broke ground on a renovation to the Jamaica Plain Branch of the Boston Public Library, a $10 million renovation that aimed to revitalize this community space, and ensure Jamaica Plain has a new, innovative library for residents to gather. I’m so proud to announce...

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Op-ed: House passes balanced budget

May 26, 2017
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By Local State Rep. Liz Malia At the end of April, the Massachusetts House of Representatives passed a $40.4 billion FY18 budget. The spending bill protects vulnerable residents through investments in early education and care (EEC), higher education, mental health and substance use disorder initiatives, trauma prevention and intervention, homelessness programs, developmental disability services,...

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