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JP man guilty in child porn case

December 21, 2012
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A Jamaica Plain man will serve a year and a day in state prison after pleading guilty Dec. 10 to owning and sharing child pornography videos, according to the state Attorney General’s Office. Jose Guzman, 42, was arrested at his JP home by State Police on Jan. 31, 2011 after a search found numerous...

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Holiday Music

December 21, 2012
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Holiday Music

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Market Day

December 21, 2012
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Market Day

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Tree Removal

December 21, 2012
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Tree Removal

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Invitacion, Dec. 21, 2012

December 21, 2012
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La entrega para la lista de Invitación es al mediodía, el 31 de diciembre para la publicación del 4 de enero. 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 pendiente, martes, 1 enero, 7pm, Greater Egleston...

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South Ender runs for City Council

December 21, 2012
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Michelle Wu, a South End attorney, last week announced her campaign for an at-large Boston City Council seat in next year’s election. “In Boston, we can lead globally by innovating locally,” Wu said in a press statement. “Innovation shouldn’t be associated solely with the Seaport, but should also define our neighborhood schools, community health...

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Sights & Sounds, Dec. 21, 2012

December 21, 2012
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The deadline for listings is noon, Dec. 31 for the Jan. 4 issue. Send listings to reporter@jamaicaplaingazette.com. Note: 617 should be dialed before numbers below, unless another area code is given. Special Events Holiday Fine Art and Craft Fair, with over 30 vendors, sponsored by UFORGE Gallery, Sat., Dec. 22, 11am-6pm, Eliot Hall, 7A...

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Editorial: Good food, good planning

December 21, 2012
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The opening of the new Harvest Co-Op Market on Washington Street in Forest Hills is good news. It’s also the result of good planning. In a little over a year, JP has gone from being underserved by large-scale grocery stores to well-served, especially on the southern end. We still sorely lack discount stores and...

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Editorial: Ignoring the drug lab lessons

December 21, 2012
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All of the top state health officials involved in the JP drug lab scandal have now resigned. But they were among the gentlest forced resignations in recent memory, handled by Gov. Patrick with such kid gloves that you would think these officials were victims of the crisis rather than its enablers. We fear this...

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Op-Ed: Making quality and justice keys to BPS plans

December 21, 2012
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By Mary Battenfeld and Megan Wolf/Special to the Gazette Nine months ago, Boston Public Schools began a school assignment review. The assignment baby is yet to be born, but one clear reality has emerged. Boston doesn’t have enough seats in quality schools, and the ones we have are distributed unequally around the city. In...

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