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JP Agenda, Oct. 24, 2014

October 24, 2014
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The deadline for listings is noon, Tues., Nov. 4 for the Nov. 7 issue. Send listings to [email protected] Note: 617 should be dialed before numbers below, unless another area code is given. Meetings JPNC ad-Hoc committee on Forest Hills development, Mon., Oct. 27, 7pm, Farnsworth House, 90 South St. Info: jpnc.org. Jamaica Plain Neighborhood...

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Self Esteem Anniversary

October 24, 2014
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Self Esteem Anniversary

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Roslindale Neighbors: Roslindale Open Studios returns Nov. 1-2

October 24, 2014
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Kasey Davis Appleman displays her work at her home studio on Lindall Street during a previous Open Studios. (Courtesy Photos)

By Amy West/Special to the Gazette Want to meet local artists, get a jump on your holiday shopping, and experience all that Roslindale has to offer? Don’t miss Roslindale Open Studios (ROS), Nov. 1 and 2, 11 a.m. to 5 p.m. This unique annual event, celebrating its 10th anniversary, brings together artists, residents and...

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Invitacion, Oct. 24, 2014

October 24, 2014
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El plazo para la lista de eventos es el 21 de octubre al mediodía para la publicación del 24 de octubre. Mande a [email protected] Atención: Marque el 617 antes de los números que salen abajo. Reuniones Comité ad hoc de JPNC sobre el desarrollo de Forest Hills, lunes, 27 octubre, 7pm, Farnsworth House, 90...

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On the Police Beat, Oct. 5-19, 2014

October 24, 2014
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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. Oct. 19: Counterfeiting, 581 Centre St.; Luz H. Marquez of JP charged with assault and battery, 934 Parker...

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New Mural

October 24, 2014
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New Mural

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Editorial: A change of tone on housing

October 24, 2014
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As the Gazette makes its twice-a-year return to Roslindale this week, we recall that neighborhood’s recent demographic history as a place where many JP artists and families relocated to escape skyrocketing housing prices and still have a great quality of life. The City’s new housing report, however, shows the displacement of lower-income, and increasingly...

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Editorial: O’Malley makes right call on council pay

October 24, 2014
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The Boston City Council voting itself a 23 percent pay raise—with a salary topping $100,000 a year—practically editorializes against itself. While people who can’t vote themselves a tax-funded raise struggle or are driven out of town, while many City agencies starve for resources, one might wonder why they deserve a raise at all, let...

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Letter: JP should oppose coffee shop chain

October 24, 2014
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A very large coffee chain in Europe, Caffè Nero, currently being boycotted in Great Britain because it exploits a loophole to avoid paying corporate taxes, is close to coming to 733 Centre St. They already have one café in Boston and plan on opening up to 10 more in the next five years. Many...

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Letter: JP Progressives urge ballot question votes

October 24, 2014
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On Nov. 4, voters have critical decisions to make at the polls. Among the most important are the four ballot questions, each of which is key for building a strong and progressive future for Massachusetts. The JP Progressives have endorsed—and urge your support—for voting “no-yes-yes-yes.” No on Question 1, to keep the T funded....

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