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City Council notes

March 9, 2018
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The City Council met on Wednesday, Feb. 28. Civil Immigration Detainer: Boston Police Commissioner Bill Evans provided an update regarding civil immigration detainer requests for 2017. ICE lodged 68 individuals that were in BPD custody and all were given access to the bail commissioner. Of those individuals, 18 posted bail and/or were released from...

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Invitacion, March 9, 2018

March 9, 2018
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Plazo para calendario de eventos: martes, 20 marzo para la edición del 23 marzo. Mande eventos a reporter@jamaicaplaingazette.com. Para los números abajo, el código de área es 617. Reuniones Stonybrook Neighborhood Association. Reuniones 12 mar, 9 abr, 14 may, 11 jun, 9 jul, 13 ago, 10 sep, 15 oct, 19 nov. 7-9pm, Doyle’s, 3484...

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Senior Life: Senior Save

March 9, 2018
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Senior Life: Senior Save

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Letters:

March 9, 2018
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Make America civil again After reading Michael L. Spitzer’s latest diatribe at President Trump, I just wonder why can’t we all just get along like North Korea and South Korea? Oh, that’s right, we are! I believe in debate and dialogue. Just because we disagree with each other doesn’t mean we have to insult...

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Next Generation

February 23, 2018
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Next Generation

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Residents, local organizations weigh-in on short-term rentals while City Council begins work on regulating them

February 23, 2018
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By Beth Treffeisen and Emily Resnevic Last month, Mayor Walsh announced intentions to better track and regulate short-term rentals in Boston and assign annual fees to operators of different types of rentals. That has residents, local elected officials, and neighborhood organizations debating how best to deal with short-term rentals and how they impact the...

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HURRICANE MARIA IN PUERTO RICO EXHIBIT

February 23, 2018
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HURRICANE MARIA IN PUERTO RICO EXHIBIT

Millennium Restaurant at 3094 Washington Street recently announced that it is showing an exhibit titled “101 días / 101 days: photographs by Federico Cintrón Moscoso and Luis Edgardo Cotto” about the aftermath of Hurricane Maria in Puerto Rico. According to a released statement, with team member Teresa Peña Jordán, the photographers worked together to...

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Sights and Sounds, Feb. 23, 2018

February 23, 2018
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The deadline for listings is noon, Tues. Mar. 6 for the Mar. 9 issue. Send listings to reporter@jamaicaplaingazette.com. Note: 617 should be dialed before numbers below, unless another area code is given. Special events City Councilor O’Malley to Host Dominican Flag Raising, Fri. Feb. 23, Piemonte Room (5th Floor) of Boston City Hall, 11am....

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Obituary: George Rabinowitz, a JP resident, dies

February 23, 2018
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Obituary: George Rabinowitz, a JP resident, dies

George Rabinowitz, a devoted husband, father, and tennis fan, died at Brigham and Women’s Hospital on Feb. 1, after a valiant fight against Hodgkin’s Lymphoma. He was 86. Rabinowitz, a native New Yorker, was born in Newark, N.J., on Nov. 4, 1931.  He was a mathematician and computer scientist who spent the majority of...

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CASSANDRA KLOS EXHIBIT AT THE FRIENDS OF THE JAMAICA PLAIN BRANCH LIBRARY

February 23, 2018
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CASSANDRA KLOS EXHIBIT AT THE FRIENDS OF THE JAMAICA PLAIN BRANCH LIBRARY

The Friends of the Jamaica Plain Branch Library and Uforge recently announced that conceptual artist Cassandra Klos will have a new exhibition at the library as part of the rotating art program. “Her projects focus on manipulating the validity of photography and creating dual realities that breathe life into situations where visual manifestations may...

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