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Letter: Caring for feral cats kills wildlife

October 24, 2014
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I am confused by the logic of people who care for feral cats. (“Feral felines spur neighborhood catfight,” Oct. 10.) Do they care at all about the wild birds—estimated to be more than 3 billion a year in the U.S.—and small mammals the cats kill? They should either take the cats into their homes...

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Baby Giraffe

October 10, 2014
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Baby Giraffe

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Diabetes Prevention

October 10, 2014
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Diabetes Prevention

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Voter registration deadline is Oct. 15

October 10, 2014
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The deadline for registering to vote in the Nov. 4 state election—which will choose a new governor, among other officials—is Weds., Oct. 15. That is also the deadline for changing a voting address or party affiliation. Registration or changes must be made either by postal mail or in person at Boston City Hall downtown....

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Big Sister Ride

October 10, 2014
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Big Sister Ride

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Sights and Sounds, Oct. 10, 2014

October 10, 2014
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The deadline for listings is noon, Tues., Oct. 21 for the Oct. 24 issue. Send listings to [email protected] Note: 617 should be dialed before numbers below, unless another area code is given. Special Events Jamaica Pond Lantern Parade, family-oriented walk around pond with homemade lanterns, with music and children’s activities, sponsored by Spontaneous Celebrations,...

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JP Agenda, Oct. 10, 2014

October 10, 2014
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The deadline for listings is noon, Tues., Oct. 21 for the Oct. 24 issue. Send listings to [email protected] Note: 617 should be dialed before numbers below, unless another area code is given. Meetings Boston Police District E-13, Strategic Planning meeting, Oct. 16, 7pm, District E-13, 3345 Washington St. Police monthly meeting, Nov. 6, 7pm,...

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Invitacion, Oct. 10, 2014

October 10, 2014
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El plazo para la lista de eventos es el 21 de octubre al mediodía para la publicación del 24 de octubre. Mande a [email protected] Atención: Marque el 617 antes de los números que salen abajo. Reuniones Policía de Boston del Distrito E-13, reunión de la planificación estratégica, 16 octubre, 7pm, District E-13, 3345 Washington...

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DA: New DNA test fingers twin in 2004 rapes

October 10, 2014
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Cutting-edge DNA testing has allegedly implicated a Dedham man—and excluded his twin brother—as a suspect in a pair of abductions and sexual assaults in 2004 in Jamaica Plain and Mission Hill, the Suffolk County District Attorney’s Office said last week. Based on the new evidence, Dwayne McNair, 33, was arraigned Sept. 15 in Suffolk...

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Editorial: Police communications must improve

October 10, 2014
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The Boston Police Department flubbed badly in waiting days to warn the general public about brutal armed robbers lurking at Jamaica Pond. Anyone will mess up now and again, but the really troubling issue is BPD’s persistent communications problems that are undermining its supposed community-policing strategy. Public trust is crucial, and things like this...

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