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Housing Help

July 18, 2014
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JP Agenda, July 18, 2014

July 18, 2014
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The deadline for listings is noon, Tues., July 29 for the Aug. 1 issue. Send listings to [email protected] Note: 617 should be dialed before numbers below, unless another area code is given. Meetings Crime discussion meeting, to discuss shootings at Stony Brook T/Egleston Square, organized by City Councilor Matt O’Malley, Mon., July 21, 7:30pm,...

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Editorial: Lack of public bike park is the real crime

July 18, 2014
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The carving of off-road biking trails into the Francis Parkman Memorial parkland was an irresponsible act of vandalism. But plainly it was also a labor of love for a valid sport. The underlying cause is not some wanton criminality. It is the City’s and the state’s long failures to provide public facilities for such...

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Editorial: Rattling the chains

July 18, 2014
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JP debating the arrival of a multinational chain store is nothing new. But in the ever-speeding Manhattan-ization of Boston, the context is now different, and it may well be that such chains are here to stay. The wild gentrification of local housing gets a lot of attention, but it also spurs commercial gentrification. As...

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Letter: Thanks for the farewell—and see you at the library

July 18, 2014
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Thank you so much for the article about my plans to leave my job as the children’s librarian at the Connolly library. (“Connolly children’s library to retire,” June 6.) My immense gratitude also goes to everyone who attended the celebration on June 9. The Friends of the Connolly Branch Library, the staff and a...

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Letter: Gazette is right about Curley House

July 18, 2014
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The final paragraph of your editorial about the future of the Curley House, “What would Curley do?” (July 4), struck a nerve with me. Few Bostonians realize that Boston has the best water in the world as a result of James Michael Curley’s move as governor to create the Quabbin Reservoir. We have the...

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Invitacion, July 18, 2014

July 18, 2014
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El plazo para la lista de eventos es el 29 de julio al mediodía para la publicación del 1 de agosto. Mande a [email protected] Atención: Marca el 617 antes de los números que salen abajo. Reuniones Reunión para hablar sobre el crimen, para hablar sobre los tiroteos recientes en Stony Brook T/Egleston Square, organizada...

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Obituary: Howard F. Lehr; JP resident and electrical contractor

July 7, 2014
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Obituary: Howard F. Lehr; JP resident and electrical contractor

Howard F. Lehr, 73, passed away unexpectedly while on vacation in Dublin, Ireland on June 25, 2014. Beloved husband of the late Nancy G. Lehr, he leaves behind his daughters Virginia G. Lehr-LaGanke, of Bellingham, Mass., and Cynthia J. Holden and husband Thomas, of Arden Hills, Minn.; his grandchildren Matthew J. LaGanke and Nicole...

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Book Party

July 4, 2014
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Sights and Sounds, July 4, 2014

July 4, 2014
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The deadline for listings is noon, Tues., July 15 for the July 18 issue. Send listings to [email protected] Note: 617 should be dialed before numbers below, unless another area code is given. Special Events Summer Sundays in the Park, Sundays, 6pm, Pinebank Promontory, Jamaica Pond Park, Jamaicaway: July 13: Boston Landmarks Orchestra Ensemble. July...

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