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Op-Ed: 5 simple habits to help our children thrive

March 25, 2016
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By Ron Ferguson, Jeff Howard, and Mayor Martin J. Walsh Did you know that 80 percent of a child’s brain development occurs during the first three years of life? That fact presents a challenge: It means we can’t wait for schools to prepare our kids to learn. But it’s also an opportunity, because much...

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Op-Ed: New substance abuse law to enhance continuum of care and prevention efforts

March 25, 2016
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By State Rep. Liz Malia On March 9, I joined my colleagues in the Massachusetts Legislature to pass substance abuse legislation that enhances education and prevention initiatives and increases intervention and treatment options statewide. This opioid epidemic has killed too many of our loved ones. The numbers are staggering. According to the state Department...

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Hundreds express outrage over BPS budget cuts

March 11, 2016
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Hundreds express outrage over BPS budget cuts

By Josie Grove Special to the Gazette Several hundred outraged students, parents, and teachers packed the English High School auditorium on March 7 to give their feedback to the Boston School Committee about the budget for the 2017 fiscal year. The budget, the first under new Boston Public Schools (BPS) Superintendent Tommy Chang, proposes...

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First Time Voter

March 11, 2016
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First Time Voter

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Invitacion, March 11, 2016

March 11, 2016
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El plazo para la sección de participación es al mediodía, martes, 22 mar para la edición del 25 mar. Mande eventos a reporter@jamaicaplaingazette.com. Note: marca el 617 antes de los números que salen abajo. Reuniones Reunión comunitaria sobre el medio ambiente cambiante de Boston, presentada por Boston Harbor Association, sábado, 12 mar, 1pm, English...

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Obituary: Rozzie resident George Ulrich, who had close ties to JP, dies

March 11, 2016
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Obituary: Rozzie resident George Ulrich, who had close ties to JP, dies

Roslindale resident George Ulrich, who had close ties to Jamaica Plain and was a devoted father and husband, passionate bicyclist, jazz musician, computer programmer, and dear friend to many, died on Feb. 23 at age 63 from a rare form of cancer. George was born Sept. 17, 1952 to Dr. Sanford and Saretta Ulrich,...

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Sights and Sounds, March 11, 2016

March 11, 2016
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The deadline for listings is noon, Tues. Mar. 22 for the Mar. 25 issue. Send listings to reporter@jamaicaplaingazette.com. Note: 617 should be dialed before numbers below, unless another area code is given. Special events Laughing Liberally Boston, a monthly progressive political comedy show, Sat. Mar. 12, 8pm, $8, The Riot Theater, 146a South St....

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Holding Vigil

March 11, 2016
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Holding Vigil

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STAR STRUCK

March 11, 2016
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STAR STRUCK

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JP Agenda, March 11, 2016

March 11, 2016
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The deadline for listings is noon, Tues., Mar. 22 for the Mar. 25 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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