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Editorial: Remembering JP activists

August 29, 2014
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Jamaica Plain has lost two of the people who embodied and helped create what “Jamaica Plain” means today. Carlos Icaza was a classic JP community activist, working both in high-profile leadership positions and behind the scenes to improve the neighborhood for more than 35 years. Dr. Ángel Amy Moreno was among the many people...

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Editorial: JP’s great festivals

August 29, 2014
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The JP Music Festival returns next week for its fourth year. It’s a great grassroots event that reminds us how deeply diverse, talented and creative the JP music scene is. It joins the Wake Up the Earth Festival, JP Open Studios and the Jamaica Pond Lantern Parade as among JP’s trademark community and artistic...

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Letter: Tolman’s policies and record reasons to vote for him

August 29, 2014
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I am writing to voice my support for Warren Tolman in his campaign to secure the Democratic nomination to become the next Massachusetts attorney general. For the past two decades Warren has worked tirelessly to fight for working families across the Commonwealth. I first became a Warren Tolman fan during his time in the...

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Letter: Why Tolman is the right nominee for AG’s Office

August 29, 2014
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In the race for attorney general, Warren Tolman stands out to me as the right choice, and the reason is simple: he will maximize the potential of the office by standing up and fighting for the people of the Commonwealth. So, how is the office’s potential maximized? Through leadership—a trait that is nothing short...

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On the Police Beat, Aug. 10-17, 2014

August 29, 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. Aug. 17: Cameron Nichol Bullard of JP charged with operating under influence-alcohol, 175 Green St.; threats, 545 Centre...

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Obituary: Ángel Amy Moreno, educator and artist

August 25, 2014
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Obituary: Ángel Amy Moreno, educator and artist

An important figure in Boston Latino and Hispanic culture and education, Dr. Ángel Amy Moreno, 69, died on Aug. 20 of cancer at his home in Jamaica Plain. He was one of the first Puerto Ricans to sit on the Boston School Committee, a professor at Roxbury Community College for 30 years, and a...

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Cool Summer

August 15, 2014
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Cool Summer

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Sights and Sounds, Aug. 15, 2014

August 15, 2014
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The deadline for listings is noon, Tues., Aug. 26 for the Aug. 29 issue. Send listings to [email protected] Note: 617 should be dialed before numbers below, unless another area code is given. Special Events Neighborhood Peace Rally, organized by JPNDC & Merchant Leaders, Sat., Aug. 16, 1-4pm, start at Hyde Square rotary, end at...

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JP Agenda, Aug. 15, 2014

August 15, 2014
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The deadline for listings is noon, Tues., Aug. 26 for the Aug. 29 issue. Send listings to [email protected] Note: 617 should be dialed before numbers below, unless another area code is given. Meetings Zoning Board of Appeals, City Hall, Room 801, 635-4775. Aug. 16, 9:30am: 233 Pond St. (erect an enclosed vestibule in front...

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Global Girls Advocacy

August 15, 2014
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Global Girls Advocacy

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