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Letter: Lyme patients need care, not more bills

April 15, 2016
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I have been following the news about the hardships suffered by those with chronic Lyme disease when the insurance companies deny payment for their needed medicine. As if their physical suffering was not enough, these patients have the burden of paying out-of- pocket for the special antibiotics they need to get healthy. This is...

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Obituary: Oscar Giraud, a former JP resident, dies

April 6, 2016
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Obituary: Oscar Giraud, a former JP resident, dies

Oscar D. Giraud, Sr., a former Jamaica Plain resident, died on March 25. He was 87. Giraud is survived by his ex-wife Zoila Giraud and his children, Ingrid, Jeannette, Oscar Jr. and Omar Giraud, Miriam Rodrigues and Irene McGill. He is also survived by many grandchildren, great grandchildren, nieces and nephews. A Memorial Mass...

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FUNDRAISING CAMPAIGN KICK OFF

March 25, 2016
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FUNDRAISING CAMPAIGN KICK OFF

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Invitacion, March 25, 2016

March 25, 2016
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El plazo para la sección de participación es al mediodía, martes, 12 abr para la edición del 15 abr. Mande eventos a reporter@jamaicaplaingazette.com. Note: marca el 617 antes de los números que salen abajo. Reuniones Parkside Neighborhood Association (PNA) martes, 5 abr, 7:00, Doyle’s. Agenda: discusión de ventajas y desventajas de los planes de...

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JP Agenda, March 25, 2016

March 25, 2016
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The deadline for listings is noon, Tues., Apr. 12 for the Apr. 15 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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NEW ADDITION

March 25, 2016
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NEW ADDITION

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Sights and Sounds, March 25, 2016

March 25, 2016
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The deadline for listings is noon, Tues. Apr. 12 for the Apr. 15 issue. Send listings to reporter@jamaicaplaingazette.com. Note: 617 should be dialed before numbers below, unless another area code is given. Special events Black Lives Matter Vigil, Wed., Apr. 6, 5:30 to 6:30 on lawn of First Baptist Church, 633 Centre Street. Come...

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HJSMS ANNUAL MEETING

March 25, 2016
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HJSMS ANNUAL MEETING

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Letter: Concerns over BRA corridor study

March 25, 2016
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The Boston Redevelopment Authority (BRA) has embarked upon an intensive development plan for the JP/Rox study area. While there is much to applaud, there are also serious concerns. The plan’s first physical proposals were unveiled at a March 5th meeting at the Bromley-Heath housing development, and the results are more ambitious than anticipated. The...

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Letter: The truth about the Community Preservation Act

March 25, 2016
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I have seen a lot of misrepresentation and misinformation around Just Cause Eviction and the proposed Community Preservation Act (CPA) ballot measure, including a recent article in this paper (3/11, “Affordable housing, eviction and CPA discussed during housing meeting”). ...

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