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Op-Ed: The State of JP: No one can afford this

February 14, 2014
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Op-Ed: The State of JP: No one can afford this

By Orion Kriegman, Juan Gonzalez, Abigail Ortiz, Carlos Espinoza-Toro, Greg Buckland and Tracy Bindel/Special to the Gazette “Ain’t No One Can Afford This,” reads an anonymous note to the world scrawled on the map of the Orange Line near the JP Monument. These six silent words speak volumes about the state of our neighborhood....

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Op-Ed: Gov. Patrick offers only lip service on threatened child care center

February 14, 2014
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By Sen. Sonia Chang-Díaz and Rep. Liz Malia/Special to the Gazette Gov. Deval Patrick has repeatedly made early education his number one priority, and this laudable goal was reinforced in his recent State of the Commonwealth address. Unfortunately, his administration is currently ignoring an opportunity to preserve dozens of high-quality seats at the Shattuck...

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Police seize cache of heroin, cocaine in Egleston raid

February 13, 2014
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Boston Police officers seized over a pound of heroin as well as cocaine and drug-dealing equipment in a raid yesterday on an Egleston Square apartment. An unidentified 22-year-old Boston man was arrested on charges of heroin and cocaine trafficking in the bust at 3037 Washington St. on the Roxbury side of Egleston Square, according to...

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Obituary: Monique Monroe; ran family daycare

February 4, 2014
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Obituary: Monique Monroe; ran family daycare

Monique Monroe, a longtime resident of Jamaica Plain, died peacefully in her home on Jan. 22, 2014, following a short battle with cancer. Monique will be much missed by family members, friends, neighbors and generations of “Mema’s Babies” who were nurtured in her family daycare. In many ways, Monique was larger than life, from...

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Earthsound

January 31, 2014
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Earthsound

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AIDS Action not a fan of Patrick’s budget

January 31, 2014
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The Jamaica Plain-based AIDS Action Committee of Massachusetts is not a fan of Gov. Deval Patrick’s proposed budget, the group said in a Jan. 22 press statement. “The budget released today by Governor Deval Patrick is not enough to sustain the fight against HIV/AIDS in Massachusetts,” said AIDS Action CEO Rebecca Haag in the...

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Sights and Sounds, Jan. 31, 2014

January 31, 2014
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The deadline for listings is noon, Tues., Feb. 11 for the Feb. 14 issue. Send listings to reporter@jamaicaplaingazette.com. Note: 617 should be dialed before numbers below, unless another area code is given. Special Events First Thursday neighborhood walk & art display, Feb. 6, 6-8, Centre/South streets. Info: centresouth.org. Franklin Park Coalition Snow Fest, Sat.,...

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Invitación, Jan. 31, 2014

January 31, 2014
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La entrega para la lista de Invitación es al mediodía, el 11 de febrero para la publicación del 14 de febrero. Manda a reporter@jamaicaplaingazette.com. Atención: Marca el 617 antes de los números que salen abajo. Reuniones Reunión de MassDOT, para hablar sobre la expansión de la plataforma de buses y la consolidación de los...

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JP Agenda, Jan. 31, 2014

January 31, 2014
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The deadline for listings is noon, Tues., Feb. 11 for the Feb. 14 issue. Send listings to reporter@jamaicaplaingazette.com. Note: 617 should be dialed before numbers below, unless another area code is given. Meetings MassDOT meeting, to discuss expansion of Forest Hills MBTA station upper busway & consolidation of school bus drop-off, Tues. Feb. 4,...

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On the Police Beat, Jan. 16-26, 2014

January 31, 2014
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The following police incident reports are public records provided by the Community Service Office of the District E-13 Police Station, which is solely responsible for their content. All suspects are innocent unless proven guilty in court. Jan. 26: Nelson Morales of JP charged with larceny shoplifting $200 and over, 467 Centre St.; Aboubacar Conde...

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