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Editorial: A race we all win

March 1, 2013
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It is great news that City Councilor John Connolly will run for mayor. Whether incumbent Mayor Thomas Menino runs again or comments from some other prominent role in civil life, this competition of ideas guarantees a serious discussion of Boston’s present and future. The highly competitive mayoral race in 2009 was one of the...

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Letter: Brigham and Women’s had no role in health center change

March 1, 2013
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As a clarification to your Feb. 15 editorial (“Health center changes a sick idea”) regarding the closure of the adult primary care services at the Martha Eliot Health Center (MEHC), the decision to end patient care for adults at MEHC was made solely by Boston Children’s Hospital (BCH), which owns and operates MEHC. It...

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Civic Leaders

March 1, 2013
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(Courtesy Photo) (from left) Bessinger Frias, Brian Nuñez and Astrid Peña, youth leaders at JP’s Hyde Square Task Force, hold 2013 Civic Engagement Awards they received from Northeastern University’s Latino/a Student Cultural Center at the university Feb. 12. They were honored for their work on HSTF's Youth Community Development team.

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Invitación, March 1, 2013

March 1, 2013
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La entrega para la lista de Invitación es al mediodía, el 12 de marzo para la publicación del 16 de marzo. Manda a news@jamaicaplaingazette.com. Nota: hay que marcar 617 antes de los números que salen abajo, si no tiene otro número. Reuniones JPNC Public Service Committee, agenda incluye petición de Bartlett Sq. Café para...

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Mapping the future

February 15, 2013
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(Photo by Roger Farrington) JP resident Alex Krieger (standing), a board member of the Norman B. Leventhal Map Center at the Boston Public Library, joins founder Leventhal (left) and Massachusetts Institute of Technology President Rafael Reif at a Feb. 1 dinner at the main BPL branch in Copley Square, where Mayor Thomas Menino was given the center’s Explorer Award. The event raised $1 million for center, which supports the BPL’s extensive collection of historic maps and atlases.

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Hunger Helper

February 15, 2013
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(Courtesy Photo) JP resident Molly Rodau, an organizer with Project Bread, chops melons while volunteering at the Pine Street Inn shelter in the South End on Jan. 28. Rodau is one of the organizers of Project Bread’s annual Walk for Hunger on May 5. For info, see projectbread.org/walk.

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Equality Event

February 15, 2013
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(Courtesy Photo) JP residents Carly Burton of MassEquality and Melissa Burton pose inside Anna’s Taqueria in Brookline on Jan. 29, where they joined chef Tiffani Faison (not pictured) in a fundraiser for MassEquality, an organization that combats discrimination based on sexual orientation, gender identity or gender expression.

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Meditate on Art

February 15, 2013
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(Courtesy Photo) The painting “Meditate the Other” is among the works by Iraqi native Sinan Hussein of Worcester appearing in his exhibit “Ideology and Difference” through Feb. 28 at the Hallway Gallery, 66a South St. See Sights & Sounds listing.

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‘Honk!’ If You Like Musicals

February 15, 2013
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(Courtesy Photo) JP actress Carly Kastel (above) will play the role of a mother duck in Boston Children’s Theatre’s production of the family musical “HONK!” Feb. 9-24 at the Boston Center for the Arts in the South End. Kastel is a recent graduate of The Boston Conservatory and has performed with the Commonwealth Shakespeare Company, among other productions. For more info, see bostonchildrenstheatre.org.

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The Blizzard of 2013

February 15, 2013
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(Photo by Anthe Kelley) Adara Rodriguez, 7, sits atop a giant snowball made by her and brother Aenaon, 8, sitting beside it, at Akasha Studio at 14 Meehan St. on Feb. 10.

 

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