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Letter: Boston’s post-bombing bravery is, thankfully, unexceptional

May 10, 2013
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With the initial days of the marathon bombing and manhunt behind us, I am, like many, proud of what I witnessed. The speed of the response and the grace under its pressure. The retreat many made from their initial impulse to play the immigrant/race card. The respect people showed officials when they asked for...

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Letter: Everyone can help fix trash problem

May 10, 2013
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I read with great interest the recent Gazette article “Trash cans lacking in Centre/South” (April 26). As a resident of JP for more than a decade, I have stayed here as much for the neighborhood’s open parklands and natural beauty as for its other amazing attributes of diversity, creativity and communal spirit. Unfortunately, over...

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Invitación, May 10, 2013

May 10, 2013
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La entrega para la lista de Invitación es al mediodía, el 21 de mayo para la publicación del 24 de mayo. Manda a news@jamaicaplaingazette.com. Nota: hay que marcar 617 antes de los números que salen abajo, si no tiene otro número. Reuniones Reunión mensual estratégica de la policía, jueves, 16 mayo, 7pm, District E-13,...

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Sights & Sounds, May 10, 2013

May 10, 2013
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The deadline for listings is noon, Tues., May 21 for the May 24 issue. Send listings to reporter@jamaicaplaingazette.com. Note: 617 should be dialed before numbers below, unless another area code is given. Special Events First Thursday, community art shows and walkabout, throughout Centre and South streets, Thurs., June 6, 6-8pm. Info: jpcentresouthmainstreets.org. JP Bikes...

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JP Agenda, May 10, 2013

May 10, 2013
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The deadline for listings is noon, Tues., May 21 for the May 24 issue. Send listings to reporter@jamaicaplaingazette.com. Note: 617 should be dialed before numbers below, unless another area code is given. Meetings Arborway Committee Annual meeting, presentations on improving light transit along Huntington Ave., election of officers, Mon., May 13, 7:30pm, Loring Greenough...

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Marathon Remembrance

April 26, 2013
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(Photo by Daniella Rascón) Attendees light candles at an April 17 vigil for Boston Marathon bombing victims at First Baptist Church on Centre Street.

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Prairie Pups

April 26, 2013
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(Photo Courtesy Zoo New England) Two of three baby prairie dogs recently born at the Franklin Park Zoo play together. They were born six to eight weeks ago. Prairie dogs are small rodents native to western North America. For more info, see zoonewengland.org.

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FBI seeks bank robber

April 26, 2013
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FBI seeks bank robber

The FBI is seeking a man accused of robbing the Mt. Washington Bank branch at 515 Centre St. on April 10. The suspect is described as a white man, 5-feet-10-inches to 6 feet tall, medium build, bald or with a closely shaved head. He was wearing dark sunglasses, a green zippered jacket with yellow...

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Health Leader

April 26, 2013
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(Photo Courtesy Mayor’s Office) Mayor Thomas Menino (center) is joined by JP resident and Boston Public Health Commission Executive Director Dr. Barbara Ferrer (right) and Health Care for All (HCFA) Executive Director Amy Whitcomb Slemmer (left) as he receives an HCFA award for his commitment to quality health care April 10 at the Sheraton Boston downtown.

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JP Mourns

April 26, 2013
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The flag at Jamaica Pond Park flies at half-staff for the victims of the Boston Marathon on the afternoon of April 20. (Gazette Photo by John Ruch)

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