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Letter: Gazette should demand more from officials, not from JPNC

November 23, 2012
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I am a member of the Jamaica Plain Neighborhood Council, and I am perplexed by the Gazette’s call for the resignation of Ben Day, the JPNC’s chair. (“Editorial: JPNC chair should resign,” jamaicaplaingazette.com, Nov. 1.) Day released a statement cataloging campaign donations by developers and their agents at the time the developers were seeking city...

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Letter: A few Casey Arborway questions

November 23, 2012
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A few questions about the proposed elimination of the Casey Overpass: Why is a group of bicyclists passing through our community given priority over long-term, politically active and concerned residents living with the threat of this disastrous plan? Why does the Department of Transportation cloak their preference for the cheap solution over the promised,...

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Letter: What was the point of S. Huntington input?

November 23, 2012
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The following letter was sent to local elected officials: I am a resident of S. Huntington Avenue in Jamaica Plain, and I felt compelled to write to you about the poorly-handled Boston Redevelopment Authority approval process for the housing development at 161 S. Huntington Ave. As I understand it, the developer, Boston Residential Group...

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Letter: Gazette was unfair about advocate

November 23, 2012
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I was disturbed to see the Gazette make an unwarranted connection between Peter Roth, developer, and Peter Roth, chair of the Board of the Boston Preservation Alliance (BPA) when BPA submitted a letter opposing demolition of the Knight Building at 161 S. Huntington Ave. (“One developer under fire puts heat on another,” Oct. 12.) The letter...

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Invitación, Nov. 23, 2012

November 23, 2012
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La entrega para la lista de Invitación es al mediodía, el 4 de diciembre para la publicación del 7 de diciembre. Mandar a news@jamaicaplaingazette.com. Nota: hay que marcar 617 antes de los números que salen abajo, si no tiene otro número. Reuniones District E-13 Police, reunión mensual sobre relaciones comunitarias, jueves, 6 diciembre, 7pm,...

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Health Award

November 9, 2012
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Health Award

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K-9 Unit

November 9, 2012
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K-9 Unit

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AIDS Action wins social justice award

November 9, 2012
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AIDS Action wins social justice award

Eastern Bank honored the Jamaica Plain-based AIDS Action Committee and its president and CEO, Rebecca Haag, with the 24th annual Wainwright Social Justice Award at a downtown ceremony Oct. 4. AIDS Action is New England’s largest AIDS service organization. The Social Justice Award recognizes nonprofits and affiliated individuals who have achieved outstanding success in addressing...

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Sights & Sounds, Nov. 9, 2012

November 9, 2012
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The deadline for listings is noon, Nov. 19 for the Nov. 23 issue. Send listings to reporter@jamaicaplaingazette.com. Note: 617 should be dialed before numbers below, unless another area code is given. Special Events Taste of Jamaica Plain, culinary tour of JP restaurants to support ESAC, Thu., Nov. 15, 6:30pm, Cedars Hall, 61 Rockwood St....

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JP Tunes: New local music

November 9, 2012
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Jamaica Plain musicians recently released the following albums or singles: • Hey Ice Machine, “Hey Ice Machine” (self-released). Heyicemachine.com. JP musicians can notify JP Tunes about new releases at news@jamaicaplaingazette.com.

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