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JP First Responders: JP’s Police Report in 1872

June 5, 2015
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JP First Responders: JP’s Police Report in 1872

In 1872, Jamaica Plain was part of the Town of West Roxbury, and its police station was based in what is now a condo building at 28 Seaverns Ave. According to a police incident log for several months of that year preserved in archives, it appears that police work of the time consisted mostly...

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Invitacion, June 5, 2015

June 5, 2015
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El plazo para la lista de eventos es el 12 de junio al mediodía para la publicación del 19 de junio. Mande a reporter@jamaicaplaingazette.com. Atención: Marque el 617 antes de los números que salen abajo. Reuniones Comité de vivienda y desarrollo de JPNC, hablando sobre la fusión de CPCAY y JPNC, presentación y plan...

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Residents honor retired letter carrier

June 5, 2015
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Residents honor retired letter carrier

A retiring U.S. Postal Service letter carrier was honored by Jamaica Plain residents she served for 26 years at a May 31 party on Hampstead Road. Lynette Dion retired in January, but the neighbors waited for warmer days so the outdoor celebration could include the many dogs and cats who also knew her from...

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Entrepreneur of the Year

June 5, 2015
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Entrepreneur of the Year

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Spontaneous Donation

June 5, 2015
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Spontaneous Donation

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Garden Day

June 5, 2015
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Garden Day

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Sights and Sounds, June 5, 2015

June 5, 2015
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The deadline for listings is noon, Tues., June 12  for the June 19 issue. Send listings to reporter@jamaicaplaingazette.com. Note: 617 should be dialed before numbers below, unless another area code is given. Special Interest Jamaica Plain Spring Fair, with crafts and food, Sat., June 6, 11am-4pm, First Church in JP, 6 Eliot St. Info:...

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JP Agenda, June 5, 2015

June 5, 2015
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The deadline for listings is noon, Tues., June 16 for the June 19 issue. Send listings to reporter@jamaicaplaingazette.com. Note: 617 should be dialed before numbers below, unless another area code is given. Meetings Boston Police District E-13, Latino monthly meeting, Thurs., June 11, 7pm, Nate Smith House, 155 Lamartine St.; Strategic Planning meeting, Thurs.,...

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Editorial: Farewell to Sam

June 5, 2015
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It takes a lot of activists to make a great neighborhood. Sam Sherwood, whose death earlier this year was recently announced, was among JP’s best. Sam, typically in concert with Sarah Freeman, worked tirelessly on park preservation, pedestrian safety and a host of other results-scoring quality-of-life improvements. He was a strong advocate for the...

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Editorial: JP thanks a letter carrier

June 5, 2015
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The U.S. Postal Service does not win a lot of popularity contests these days. In fact, JP has complained about it loudly in recent years, with shifting routes and a bewildering mystery as to whether the local post office would remain open. Of course, part of the reason for such upset is that people...

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