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Sights and Sounds, April 15, 2016

April 15, 2016
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The deadline for listings is noon, Tues. Apr. 26 for the Apr. 29 issue. Send listings to reporter@jamaicaplaingazette.com. Note: 617 should be dialed before numbers below, unless another area code is given. Special events Wake Up the Earth Parade, Sat., May 7, parade assembles 10:30 a.m. at Curtis Hall. Off-site parade workshops ($110-$150) to...

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ONEin3 COUNCIL

April 15, 2016
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ONEin3 COUNCIL

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A VISIT TO THE FARNSWORTH HOUSE

April 15, 2016
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A VISIT TO THE FARNSWORTH HOUSE

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VIGIL OF SUPPORT

April 15, 2016
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VIGIL OF SUPPORT

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Op-Ed: Motor vehicle license suspension repeal

April 15, 2016
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By Local State Rep. Liz Malia On March 30, the governor signed into law An Act relative to motor vehicle license suspension, an important reform of our criminal justice system. Previously in Massachusetts, individuals convicted of a non-violent drug offense automatically lost their licenses for up to five years, and faced a reinstatement fee...

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Letter: Airplane noise is a nuisance

April 15, 2016
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Being awoken at 5:04 a.m. by the thunderous noise of jetliners over JP has become intolerable. That’s the earliest I’ve experienced. The next was 5:08am. Many times the jets can be heard every 90 seconds, which is the time between takeoffs at Logan Airport. We must let Massport and the Federal Aviation Administration know...

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Letter: Bicon Dental is ‘a pillar’ of the neighborhood

April 15, 2016
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The latest flap over its occupancy permit is yet another salvo in a long-running smear campaign against Bicon Dental Implants by a group of narrow-minded neighbors. As I have noted in past letters of support to the City’s Inspectional Services Department (ISD), Bicon has become a pillar of the neighborhood. They first turned a...

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Letter: Lyme patients need care, not more bills

April 15, 2016
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I have been following the news about the hardships suffered by those with chronic Lyme disease when the insurance companies deny payment for their needed medicine. As if their physical suffering was not enough, these patients have the burden of paying out-of- pocket for the special antibiotics they need to get healthy. This is...

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Obituary: Oscar Giraud, a former JP resident, dies

April 6, 2016
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Obituary: Oscar Giraud, a former JP resident, dies

Oscar D. Giraud, Sr., a former Jamaica Plain resident, died on March 25. He was 87. Giraud is survived by his ex-wife Zoila Giraud and his children, Ingrid, Jeannette, Oscar Jr. and Omar Giraud, Miriam Rodrigues and Irene McGill. He is also survived by many grandchildren, great grandchildren, nieces and nephews. A Memorial Mass...

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FUNDRAISING CAMPAIGN KICK OFF

March 25, 2016
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FUNDRAISING CAMPAIGN KICK OFF

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