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Invitacion, March 11, 2016

March 11, 2016
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El plazo para la sección de participación es al mediodía, martes, 22 mar para la edición del 25 mar. Mande eventos a reporter@jamaicaplaingazette.com. Note: marca el 617 antes de los números que salen abajo. Reuniones Reunión comunitaria sobre el medio ambiente cambiante de Boston, presentada por Boston Harbor Association, sábado, 12 mar, 1pm, English...

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Obituary: Rozzie resident George Ulrich, who had close ties to JP, dies

March 11, 2016
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Obituary: Rozzie resident George Ulrich, who had close ties to JP, dies

Roslindale resident George Ulrich, who had close ties to Jamaica Plain and was a devoted father and husband, passionate bicyclist, jazz musician, computer programmer, and dear friend to many, died on Feb. 23 at age 63 from a rare form of cancer. George was born Sept. 17, 1952 to Dr. Sanford and Saretta Ulrich,...

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Sights and Sounds, March 11, 2016

March 11, 2016
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The deadline for listings is noon, Tues. Mar. 22 for the Mar. 25 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, a monthly progressive political comedy show, Sat. Mar. 12, 8pm, $8, The Riot Theater, 146a South St....

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Holding Vigil

March 11, 2016
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Holding Vigil

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STAR STRUCK

March 11, 2016
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STAR STRUCK

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JP Agenda, March 11, 2016

March 11, 2016
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The deadline for listings is noon, Tues., Mar. 22 for the Mar. 25 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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An Open Letter from Jamaica Plain clergy on Black Lives Matter

March 11, 2016
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We love Jamaica Plain. Nowhere else in Boston is there such a diverse mix of peoples and cultures so close together. The community we share is, for us, a little taste of Eden in America, to invoke the old 19th century appellation for our neighborhood. But as people of faith, we are not blind...

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Letter: Mental health

March 11, 2016
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I recently read a letter to the editor on these pages in which the writer stated she opposed the criminalization of mental health. The writer states she is a graduate social work student and states there has been “a growing number of people with mental illness in our jails and prisons since deinstitutionalization took...

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Letter: Destruction of Jamaica Pond wall

March 11, 2016
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On Feb. 16, a DCR work crew demolished a section of historic Jamaica Pond stone retaining wall to drain backed up rainwater from Frances Parkman Drive. To date, there has been no explanation, apology, or repair. This confirms, if more evidence were needed, that DCR cannot be trusted to conserve our community’s historic resources....

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Letter: Be honest, Mayor Walsh: What are your plans?

March 11, 2016
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The recent proposed budget cuts in the Boston Public Schools, and the subsequent articles and interviews that followed only underscore what a disservice we, as a city, are doing to our children. Mayor Martin Walsh has indicated that the school department has a bloated budget. The school department, he reasoned, needs to become more...

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