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Historic JP business’s sign is for sale

January 30, 2015
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Historic JP business’s sign is for sale

Kennedy & Co. Butter and Eggs, a grocer that was a fixture of 20th century Jamaica Plain, is long gone. But its vintage metal store sign has survived as a local artifact in the possession of another iconic local business, J.P. Licks. Now the sign is up for sale, with one local historian hoping...

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Editorial: A Casey Arborway beginning

January 30, 2015
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The start of the Casey Arborway project is good news. It will replace the hulking Casey Overpass with a greener, less expensive road system, and we believe that will be a long-lasting asset to JP. Construction also will be a big pain in the neck, and MassDOT should provide better, more straight-talking information about...

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Editorial: Up-close with Olympics elitism

January 30, 2015
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Predictable as its land-grabby nature is, Boston 2024’s Olympic plans are still an elitist stunner to finally see up-close. Booting great events from Franklin Park to tear up the golf course for horse-racing is just a small part of a plan that includes seizing a chunk of South Boston for a stadium and renaming...

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Letter: Casey protesters were rude and juvenile

January 30, 2015
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At MassDOT’s Jan. 21 informational meeting on construction plans for the Casey Arborway, I was appalled by the rude, mean-spirited, uncivil and even profane shouted accusations directed at officials attempting to convey this vital information. It was of course also inflicted upon those of us in attendance hoping to learn more, stifling participation by...

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EHS Class of ’64

January 16, 2015
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EHS Class of ’64

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Hoopz Excellence

January 16, 2015
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Hoopz Excellence

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Caribbean Advice

January 16, 2015
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Caribbean Advice

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JP Agenda, Jan. 16, 2015

January 16, 2015
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The deadline for listings is noon, Tues., Jan. 27 for the Jan. 30 issue. Send listings to reporter@jamaicaplaingazette.com. Note: 617 should be dialed before numbers below, unless another area code is given. Meetings Rethinking Transit, discussion on possible extension of Green Line to Hyde Square, featuring Stephanie Pollack of Dukakis Center for Urban and...

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Bottom Line

January 16, 2015
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Bottom Line

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Care for Youths

January 16, 2015
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Care for Youths

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