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Op-Ed: The State of JP: Racial equity through housing justice

February 13, 2015
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By Carlos Espinoza-Toro, Juan Gonzalez, Orion Kriegman, Abigail Ortiz, Giovanny Valencia, and Tracy Bindel/Special to the Gazette. For the fifth consecutive year an estimated 250 residents will gather to engage in a productive dialogue, with each other and with our elected officials, about top community concerns. This year, the 2015 State of Our Neighborhood...

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Letter: Casey protesters were angry for good reasons

February 13, 2015
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Clay Harper’s letter to the editor complaining about the MassDOT Casey Overpass meeting January 21 is one take on the meeting. (“Casey protesters were rude and juvenile,” Jan. 30.) But his complaint about loud participants is misplaced. If MassDOT had done an honest, comprehensive, responsive, and sincere planning and design process, there would not...

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New York man charged with Jackson Sq. murder

January 30, 2015
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JACKSON SQ.— A woman found dead last summer in Jackson Square was a murder victim, according to Boston Police, who arrested a suspect in New York City on Jan. 19. On July 13, 2014, the body of Pippin Roe, 40, of Boston was found in a wooded area next to Urban Edge’s building at...

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SJC upholds conviction of store clerk’s killer

January 30, 2015
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SJC upholds conviction of store clerk’s killer

The state’s highest court upheld the conviction of the murderer who committed one of Jamaica Plain’s most infamous crimes in a Jan. 20 decision. Edward Corliss, now 68, robbed the Tedeschi convenience store in Monument Square on the day after Christmas in 2009. After clerk Surendra Dangol handed over the cash, Corliss shot him...

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Police seek suspect in indecent assault at pond

January 30, 2015
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PONDSIDE—Boston Police are seeking a suspect in an indecent assault on Jan. 19 at Jamaica Pond. A woman reported that, while she jogged in the area of the boathouse around 9:30 a.m., a man on a bicycle slapped her on the buttocks. The suspect is described as a black or Hispanic man in his...

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Honoring Dukakis

January 30, 2015
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Honoring Dukakis

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Supreme Visit

January 30, 2015
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Supreme Visit

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JP Agenda, Jan. 30, 2015

January 30, 2015
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The deadline for listings is noon, Tues., Feb. 10 for the Feb. 13 issue. Send listings to [email protected] Note: 617 should be dialed before numbers below, unless another area code is given. Meetings Arborway bicycle facilities meetings, hosted by DCR, to discuss potential addition of bicycle facilities between Eliot Street and Murray Circle, Mon.,...

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Police: 6 shot in Bromley-Heath

January 30, 2015
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JACKSON SQ.— Six people were shot in the same incident in Jackson Square’s Bromley-Heath public housing development on the night of Jan. 23, according to the Boston Police Department. The victims were described only as five men and one woman, all between the ages of 18 and 22. One victim’s injuries were described as...

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JP Doctor

January 30, 2015
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JP Doctor

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