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Death of a Tree

March 15, 2013
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Death of a Tree

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Honorable Judge

March 15, 2013
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Honorable Judge

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Basketball Star

March 15, 2013
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Basketball Star

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S. Huntington ‘vision’ draft presented

March 15, 2013
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By Ryan Deto Special to the Gazette S. HUNTINGTON—The Boston Redevelopment Authority (BRA) presented a first draft of its “corridor vision” for S. Huntington Avenue to a generally accepting community on Feb. 27 at the Curley K-8 School at 493 Centre St. The BRA is conducting a “corridor study” to assess the future of...

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Budget Protest

March 15, 2013
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Budget Protest

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JP Music Fest Auction

March 15, 2013
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JP Music Fest Auction

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Police seek T station robber

March 15, 2013
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JACKSON SQ.—MBTA Transit Police are seeking an armed robber who stole a passenger’s iPad computer at gunpoint inside the Jackson Square T Station on March 9. The victim was robbed on the Orange Line platform around 12:50 p.m. The suspect fled in the direction of the Bromley-Heath housing development, according to Transit Police. The...

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Gang feud shooting suspect arrested in JP

March 15, 2013
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JACKSON SQ.—A Braintree man arrested in Jamaica Plain on March 8 is charged with two recent shootings that prosecutors claim was triggered by an infamous feud between JP and Roxbury street gangs. Paul Walrond, 22, faces many serious charges, including two counts of assault with intent to murder and unlawful gun possession. He was...

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Editorial: Straight talk on schools

March 15, 2013
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Education is the ultimate purpose of a school system, but schools do lots of other things, too. “Education” can become a euphemism for less attractive aspects of the institutions. Boston Public Schools reform is heading in the right direction, in large part because such groups as QUEST and such officials as state Rep. Russell...

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Editorial: Neighborhood, or government, councils?

March 15, 2013
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The moral support provided to the Jamaica Plain Neighborhood Council’s controversial lawsuit by former Mayor Ray Flynn, the man who created the neighborhood councils, is striking. But it also shows the double-edged sword that the court case may become. Flynn supports the JPNC’s right to sue the City if it seems to be “ignored.”...

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