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Holidays in JP: TURKEY TROT

December 4, 2015
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Holidays in JP: TURKEY TROT

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Holidays in JP: THANKSGIVING CELEBRATION

December 4, 2015
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Holidays in JP: THANKSGIVING CELEBRATION

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Holidays in JP: ENGLISH HIGH SCHOOL FOOTBALL TEAM AT FENWAY PARK

December 4, 2015
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Holidays in JP: ENGLISH HIGH SCHOOL FOOTBALL TEAM AT FENWAY PARK

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Holidays in JP: HOLIDAY STROLL

December 4, 2015
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Holidays in JP: HOLIDAY STROLL

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Sights and Sounds, Dec. 4, 2015

December 4, 2015
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The deadline for listings is noon, Tues. Dec. 15 for the Dec. 18 issue. Send listings to reporter@jamaicaplaingazette.com. Note: 617 should be dialed before numbers below, unless another area code is given. Special events Celebrating Olmsted 2022, “Passages to Yosemite” Olmsted Play National Tour and Betsy Shure Gross, Dec. 6, 3-5pm, Free, First Church...

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The Olmsted tour

December 4, 2015
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The Olmsted tour

Gerry Wright Special to the Gazette The motivation for the national tour of “Olmsted” was the invitation from the National Park Service and the...

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Obituary: Mildred Hailey

December 4, 2015
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Obituary: Mildred Hailey

Mildred Hailey, a Jamaica Plain resident and longtime leader of the Bromley-Heath housing development, died on Nov. 18. She was 82. Hailey founded the Bromley-Heath Tenant Management Corporation (TMC) along with Anna Mae Cole more than 40 years ago. It became a nationwide model for tenant-controlled public housing, with Hailey heading it as a...

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Obituary: Holly Cavender-Wood

December 4, 2015
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Obituary: Holly Cavender-Wood

Jamaica Plain resident Holly Cavender-Wood, 38, died in her home on Eliot Street on Nov 13. Born in Newport, Rhode Island and raised in Holland, Pennsylvania, Holly arrived in JP in 2007. Many residents may recall seeing her walking Pip, her Chocolate Labradoodle, around Jamaica Pond and by the shops on Centre Street. Through...

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Letter: Post office needs Spanish-speaking workers

December 4, 2015
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Thank you for continuing to publish letters, stories, and editorials about the scandalous lack of customer service at the JP Post Office. According to your most recent story, the United States Post Service claims that installing a new manager will bring change, yet I have witnessed the turnover of managers over the past several...

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Letter: Bigger issues than post office

December 4, 2015
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I have never written a letter to the editor before, but your editorial in the Nov. 20 edition about poor service at the local post office prompts a reply: Unless I am too dense to recognize satire when I read it, it seemed you were seriously suggesting that people base their vote for President,...

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