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Letters:

June 23, 2017
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Immigrants in a climate of fear This winter I was getting a haircut in Jamaica Plain. The barbers usually weave in and out of Arabic and English, but on this day there was little English. Rancorous debate filled the room. I could understand the emotions (not the words): Fear, uncertainty, frustration. They explained, “We...

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Op-Ed: State House update

June 23, 2017
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By Local State Rep. Jeffrey Sánchez On Wednesday, June 7, 2017, the House passed H.3736, an act relative to language opportunity for our kids, a bill that I sponsored to address the disparities in school performance between English Language Learners (ELL) and their native English-speaking peers. ELL students account for 20 percent of the...

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Vigil

June 9, 2017
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Vigil

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Poetry installations brighten rainy days

June 9, 2017
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By Beth Treffeisen Special to the Gazette On gloomy, rainy days, one usually doesn’t want to venture outside. But one art installation program is aiming to make those miserable days a little bit brighter. In a partnership between the City of Boston’s Office of Arts and Culture, the Mayor’s Mural Crew, the Boston Art...

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Instalaciones de poesía iluminan días de lluvia

June 9, 2017
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De Beth Treffeisen Especial a Gazette En los días lluviosos, a veces a uno ni se le ocurre salir de la casa. Pero un nuevo programa de arte quiere iluminar esos días grises. Debido a una colaboración entre la oficina de artes y cultura de la Ciudad, el equipo de murales del alcalde, Boston...

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Sights and Sounds, June 9, 2017

June 9, 2017
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The deadline for listings is noon, Tues. June 20 for the June 23 issue. Send listings to reporter@jamaicaplaingazette.com. Note: 617 should be dialed before numbers below, unless another area code is given. Special events Yard Sale & Raffle Fundraiser.  Benefit for The New Garden Society. Sun. June 11 10am-2pm. Lawn at the First Baptist...

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Invitacion, June 9, 2017

June 9, 2017
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Plazo para calendario de eventos: 20 de junio para la edición del 23 de junio. Mande eventos a reporter@jamaicaplaingazette.com. Código de área es 617, a menos que haya otro. Reuniones Policía del Distrito E-13, reunión del comité de consejos, martes, 20 jun, 6.30pm, 3347 Washington St. Reunión mensual, jueves, 6 jul, 7pm, 20 South...

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JPAA SPRING MEMBERS SHOW

June 9, 2017
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JPAA SPRING MEMBERS SHOW

The Jamaica Plain Artists Association (JPAA) is having its “Spring Members Show” currently in Eliot Hall at the Footlight Club through June 23. Jessica Burko of JPAA said that the exhibition features a wide variety of exhibits, including photography, painting, assembly, encaustic, and sculptures. “It’s the strongest group show in a long time,” said...

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CPA committee still in the works

June 9, 2017
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By Beth Treffeisen Special to the Gazette More work has yet to be done to make the Community Preservation Committee (CPC), which will designate the funds put forth by the Community Preservation Act (CPA), a reality. After back and forth between the advocate group Yes for a Better Boston and business groups, City Council...

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TRI-STATE TREK

June 9, 2017
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TRI-STATE TREK

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