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Suspects sought in Egleston shooting

July 30, 2013
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Boston police are seeking two suspects in a shooting and pistol-whipping early yesterday on the Roxbury side of Egleston Square. A man in his 20s was wounded by a gun shot and beaten in the face with a pistol in the area of 72 Walnut Park, according to the Boston Police Department (BPD). He...

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Fenway Angels

July 19, 2013
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Fenway Angels

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Sights and Sounds, July 19-Aug. 1, 2013

July 19, 2013
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The deadline for listings is noon, Tues., July 30 for the Aug. 2 issue. Send listings to reporter@jamaicaplaingazette.com. Note: 617 should be dialed before numbers below, unless another area code is given. Special Events Summer Nights Out, sponsored by Hyde Square Task Force, July 31: literacy night. Aug. 7: family fitness night. Aug. 14:...

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Invitación, July 19-Aug. 1, 2013

July 19, 2013
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La entrega para la lista de Invitación es al mediodía, el 30 de julio para la publicación del 2 de agosto. Manda a news@jamaicaplaingazette.com. Nota: hay que marcar 617 antes de los números que salen abajo, si no tiene otro número. Reuniones Planificación comunitaria de Washington St., discute planificación y urbanización del área, sábado,...

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JP Agenda, July 19-Aug. 1, 2013

July 19, 2013
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The deadline for listings is noon, Tues., July 30 for the Aug. 2 issue. Send listings to reporter@jamaicaplaingazette.com. Note: 617 should be dialed before numbers below, unless another area code is given. Meetings Washington St. community planning, discussing area’s future zoning & planning, Sat., July 20, 10am-noon, the Egleston Farmers Market, 45 Brookside Ave....

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Editorial: A Blessed Sacrament plan

July 19, 2013
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The acquisition of the former Blessed Sacrament Church by the Hyde Square Task Force is as surprising a win as the Jamaica Plain Neighborhood Development Corporation’s acquisition of it years ago. It will be as big a challenge as well. As the Task Force puts its money where its protests were, it should keep...

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Editorial: The White Stadium gift

July 19, 2013
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Mayor Menino and Suffolk Construction chief John Fish’s out-of-the-blue plan to renovate White Stadium is weird in a good way, like a guy riding around in a limo tossing hundred-dollar bills out the window to passers-by. Fish showed up in Franklin Park essentially offering millions of dollars in youth-oriented resources, and it’s smart to...

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Editorial: Mayoral neighbors

July 19, 2013
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The highly competitive mayoral race is already sparking long overdue discussions on many City issues. One of the best benefits is simply hearing from leaders of neighborhoods that don’t often share their experiences. In recent issues of the Gazette, you’ve heard from candidates who are important leaders in Dudley Square and Dorchester. Whether any...

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Letter: White Stadium rehab offers more questions than answers

July 19, 2013
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At a recent community meeting, as reported in the JP Gazette July 5 (“White Stadium could get $20m fix-up”), John Fish presented compelling statistics demonstrating the success of the Boston Scholar Athlete’s program, followed by vague plans outlining his vision for a renovated White Stadium as the program’s signature sports facility. PowerPoint slides not...

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White Stadium could get $20m fix-up

July 5, 2013
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By Ryan Deto/Special to the Gazette PARKSIDE—A $20 million renovation of Franklin Park’s White Stadium into a year-round facility is being proposed by Mayor Thomas Menino and a nonprofit founded by construction company magnate John Fish. The concept was met with both enthusiasm and concern by a crowd of 70 people at a June...

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