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Hospital recognized for surgical patient care

December 6, 2013
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JAMAICA HILLS—The American College of Surgeons National Surgical Quality Improvement Program (ACS NSQIP) recently recognized Brigham and Women’s Faulkner Hospital as one of 37 ACS NSQIP-participating hospitals nationwide that have achieved meritorious outcomes for surgical patient care. Brigham and Women’s Faulkner Hospital, located at 1153 Centre St. in Jamaica Plain, is the only hospital...

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Faulkner Hospital gains surgery accreditation

December 6, 2013
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JAMAICA HILLS—The bariatric surgery program at Brigham and Women’s Faulkner Hospital, located at 1153 Centre St. in Jamaica Plain, has been accredited as a Level 1 facility under the Bariatric Surgery Center Network (BSCN) Accreditation Program of the American College of Surgeons (ACS).  The accreditation demonstrates the surgery center’s commitment to delivering the highest...

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Editorial: The JPNC lawsuit settlement

December 6, 2013
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We previously said that the Jamaica Plain Neighborhood Council’s quixotic lawsuit against the 161 S. Huntington Ave. development was a must-win if the council was to retain its political credibility. It turns out that the JPNC has technically neither won or lost. But it is doubtful that the concessions it wrung from a settlement...

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Editorial: Welcome back, JP Progressives

December 6, 2013
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The return of the JP Progressives group is a welcome development in JP’s political life. Skilled at holding forums and questioning candidates, JP Progressives was influential in the 2009 mayoral race. One did not have to share their political leanings to get oodles of valuable information from their events and candidate questionnaires. Now the...

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Editorial: English High’s champs

December 6, 2013
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Congratulations to English High’s football team for triumphing in its annual Thanksgiving Day battle with Boston Latin at Harvard Stadium. The school football rivalry goes back more than 125 years, and this is the first time English has won since 1997. That is a long time even to those of us who were not...

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Governor hopefuls to speak at JP forum

November 22, 2013
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Three Democratic hopefuls to win the Governor’s Office next year will answer questions at a Dec. 4 forum staged at Doyle’s Café by local progressive organizations. Joe Avellone, Donald Berwick and Juliette Kayyem will appear separately at the forum, which is being held by JP Progressives and Jamaica Plain Forum. The organizations were slated...

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JP Birth Notice

November 22, 2013
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Gazette reporter Rebeca Oliveira and husband Martin Schmidheiny welcomed daughter Vivian Ivy on Sept. 17, 2013. JP parents can send birth notices to news@jamaicaplaingazette.com.

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Honored for Service

November 22, 2013
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Honored for Service

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Hyde Halloween

November 22, 2013
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Hyde Halloween

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Top Cadet

November 22, 2013
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Top Cadet

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