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On the Police Beat, May 31-June 14, 2015

June 19, 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. June 14: Assault and battery, Washington St.; stolen bicycle, Hyde Park Ave.; vandalism, Beethoven St.; death investigation, 125...

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Homeless Care

June 5, 2015
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Homeless Care

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Man surrenders on 2003 gun charges

June 5, 2015
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A South Boston man last month turned himself in on 12-year-old gun charges related to a threatening incident near Hyde Square’s Mozart Park. Wellington Matos, 34, was wanted on a warrant for assault with a dangerous weapon and unlawful possession of a firearm and ammo, according to the Suffolk County District Attorney’s Office. The...

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JP First Responders: JP’s Police Report in 1872

June 5, 2015
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JP First Responders: JP’s Police Report in 1872

In 1872, Jamaica Plain was part of the Town of West Roxbury, and its police station was based in what is now a condo building at 28 Seaverns Ave. According to a police incident log for several months of that year preserved in archives, it appears that police work of the time consisted mostly...

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Invitacion, June 5, 2015

June 5, 2015
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El plazo para la lista de eventos es el 12 de junio al mediodía para la publicación del 19 de junio. Mande a reporter@jamaicaplaingazette.com. Atención: Marque el 617 antes de los números que salen abajo. Reuniones Comité de vivienda y desarrollo de JPNC, hablando sobre la fusión de CPCAY y JPNC, presentación y plan...

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Residents honor retired letter carrier

June 5, 2015
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Residents honor retired letter carrier

A retiring U.S. Postal Service letter carrier was honored by Jamaica Plain residents she served for 26 years at a May 31 party on Hampstead Road. Lynette Dion retired in January, but the neighbors waited for warmer days so the outdoor celebration could include the many dogs and cats who also knew her from...

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Entrepreneur of the Year

June 5, 2015
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Entrepreneur of the Year

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Spontaneous Donation

June 5, 2015
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Spontaneous Donation

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Garden Day

June 5, 2015
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Garden Day

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Sights and Sounds, June 5, 2015

June 5, 2015
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The deadline for listings is noon, Tues., June 12  for the June 19 issue. Send listings to reporter@jamaicaplaingazette.com. Note: 617 should be dialed before numbers below, unless another area code is given. Special Interest Jamaica Plain Spring Fair, with crafts and food, Sat., June 6, 11am-4pm, First Church in JP, 6 Eliot St. Info:...

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