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Wake Up the Earth Festival returns May 2

April 24, 2015
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The 36th annual Wake Up the Earth Parade and Festival returns to Jamaica Plain on Sat., May 2. One of JP’s biggest annual celebrations, it highlights the neighborhood’s famed artistic and political-activist sides. It is a production of Spontaneous Celebrations, a JP-based festival and youth-programming organization. The celebration begins with two separate parades that...

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Education Thanks

April 24, 2015
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Education Thanks

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Farewell to Lion

April 24, 2015
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Farewell to Lion

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JP Kids: Regan League Opening Day is Sat.

April 24, 2015
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The Jamaica Plain Regan Youth League will hold its 46th annual Opening Day parade and ceremonies on Sat., April 25. Players, coaches and parents with the youth baseball and softball league will begin the parade at 9 a.m. in Monument Square at Centre and South streets. The parade runs up Centre and S. Huntington...

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On the Police Beat, April 5-19, 2015

April 24, 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. April 19: Armed robbery of residence-firearm, 253 Hyde Park Ave.; vandalism, 212 Boylston St.;vandalism, 33 Bickford St.; Mustafah...

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Invitacion, April 24, 2015

April 24, 2015
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El plazo para la lista de eventos es el 5 de mayo al mediodía para la publicación del 8 de mayo. Mande a reporter@jamaicaplaingazette.com. Atención: Marque el 617 antes de los números que salen abajo. Reuniones Comité ad-hoc de JPNC Forest Hills, agenda se anunciará, lunes, 27 abr, 7pm, Farnsworth House, 90 South St....

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Obituary: Colm Bohill, beloved partner at Gazette’s publisher

April 24, 2015
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Obituary: Colm Bohill, beloved partner at Gazette’s publisher

There was never a time when one could not laugh with him, nor a moment that passed when he was short of the perfect word to describe any situation. That’s how friends, family and co-workers most remember Colm Bohill, 69, a long-time partner at the Independent News Group who passed away at Whidden Hospital...

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Editorial: JP’s great kids

April 24, 2015
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Our regular “JP Kids” special section this spring once again shows the creativity of local youths and the grown-ups who support them all around the neighborhood. At the Mission Hill K-8 in central JP, the kids are teaching us about ancient Nubia. At the British School in Jamaica Hills, the kids competed in a...

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Editorial: The City’s new smoke-filled room

April 24, 2015
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There are many perplexing ironies to Mayor Walsh’s rapid embrace of the Olympics bid. Elected as a populist, collaborative leader focused on the city’s working and middle classes, Walsh has made many strides on that platform—yet he inexplicably linked up with the elitist, exclusive, secretive Boston 2024. Nowhere is the irony more dissonant than...

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Letter: Gazette’s Wilkerson coverage was an insult to JP

April 24, 2015
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I was disappointed that the Gazette thought running an article on Dianne Wilkerson was good news and that she deserved a photo on the front page. (“The return of Dianne Wilkerson,” March 27.) In addition, your article seemed to offer support for her to get back into politics. Dianne Wilkerson deserves a new start,...

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