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Editorial: MBTA fare hikes

February 26, 2016
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The MBTA is a disgrace. It is a public transportation system that catches fire, routinely breaks down, and has a subway line that taking a ride on is probably worse than waterboarding (See: B branch of the Green Line). This is what resident get in a supposedly “world-class” city. The MBTA now wants to...

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Criminalization of mental health

February 26, 2016
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As a graduate social work student, I am very concerned about what seems to be the criminalization of people with mental health issues. There have been a growing number of people with mental illness in our jails and prisons since deinstitutionalization took place from 1955 to 1980. Over 15 percent of prisoners are suffering...

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Letter: Other presidential choices

February 26, 2016
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As informed voters, we can better serve our democracy. As we vote on March 1, you might be surprised to learn that there is a Green-Rainbow Party ballot with five Green Party presidential candidates. In addition to Dr. Jill Stein, a Massachusetts “favorite daughter,” William Kreml, Kent Mesplay, Darryl Cherney, and Sedinam Kinamo Christin...

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Former employee sues Whole Foods

February 12, 2016
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By Emily Resnevic and Peter Shanley Gazette Staff Ryan Costello, a former Jamaica Plain Whole Foods employee, is suing the company for retaliation and breach of contract after the company fired him in October, according to a lawsuit document filed in Suffolk Superior Court. Heather McCready, a spokesperson for Whole Foods, said that the...

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BEAUTIFUL

February 12, 2016
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BEAUTIFUL

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Italian Home for Children

February 12, 2016
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Italian Home for Children

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JP Agenda, Feb. 12, 2016

February 12, 2016
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The deadline for listings is noon, Tues., Feb. 23 for the Feb. 26 issue. Send listings to reporter@jamaicaplaingazette.com. Note: 617 should be dialed before numbers below, unless another area code is given. Meetings JP Problem Properties Committee, first Wednesday of the month, 10:30am, E-13 Police Station Community Room, 3347 Washington St. Info: Liana Poston,...

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Invitacion, Feb. 12, 2016

February 12, 2016
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El plazo para la sección de participación es al mediodía, martes, 23 feb para la edición del 26 feb. Mande eventos a reporter@jamaicaplaingazette.com. Note: marca el 617 antes de los números que salen abajo. Reuniones Reunión de JPNC H&D, martes, 16 feb, 6:30pm, Bodwitch School, 80 Green St. Agenda: Boston Jobs Coalition, CPCAY. Comité...

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JOHN AND ABIGAIL ADAMS BENEFIT

February 12, 2016
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JOHN AND ABIGAIL ADAMS BENEFIT

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Sights and Sounds, Feb. 12, 2016

February 12, 2016
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The deadline for listings is noon, Tues. Feb 23 for the Feb. 26 issue. Send listings to reporter@jamaicaplaingazette.com. Note: 617 should be dialed before numbers below, unless another area code is given. Special events Laughing Liberally Boston, Feb. 13, 8pm, $8, The Riot Theater, 146a South St. Comedians on the bill include Sam Ike,...

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