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JP Agenda, Feb. 12, 2016

February 12, 2016
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The deadline for listings is noon, Tues., Feb. 23 for the Feb. 26 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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Invitacion, Feb. 12, 2016

February 12, 2016
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El plazo para la sección de participación es al mediodía, martes, 23 feb para la edición del 26 feb. Mande eventos a reporter@jamaicaplaingazette.com. Note: marca el 617 antes de los números que salen abajo. Reuniones Reunión de JPNC H&D, martes, 16 feb, 6:30pm, Bodwitch School, 80 Green St. Agenda: Boston Jobs Coalition, CPCAY. Comité...

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JOHN AND ABIGAIL ADAMS BENEFIT

February 12, 2016
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JOHN AND ABIGAIL ADAMS BENEFIT

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Sights and Sounds, Feb. 12, 2016

February 12, 2016
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The deadline for listings is noon, Tues. Feb 23 for the Feb. 26 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, Feb. 13, 8pm, $8, The Riot Theater, 146a South St. Comedians on the bill include Sam Ike,...

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NATIONAL HONOR SOCIETY VOLUNTEERS

February 12, 2016
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NATIONAL HONOR SOCIETY VOLUNTEERS

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Op-Ed: Building America’s most age-friendly city

February 12, 2016
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Here in Boston, we are committed to making our city a place where everyone can succeed—of all ages, backgrounds, and abilities. This is our guiding principle as we plan and build the future of our city. That’s why an essential goal of our citywide plan is to make sure the seniors who built our...

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The health care solution

February 12, 2016
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Our health care crisis continues. We have the most expensive, complicated, and fragmented system of health care in the world and sadly, poor health outcomes. The Affordable Care Act’s mandate forcing everyone to buy health insurance still leaves us with unaffordable health care as the health care industry responds with ever-increasing premiums, co-payments, deductibles,...

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The Slow Streets program

February 12, 2016
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In regard to your article of January 29th: “BTD to present Slow Streets program during SNA meeting” I’d like to clarify one statement made by Ms. Ganiatsos. She is partially correct in stating that this is “the only meeting BTD has scheduled for presenting the program.” However, we have the understanding that there will...

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The DCF problems and solutions

February 12, 2016
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The needless and horrible deaths of many children under state supervision place in clear and stark relief the question: What are the ends of our state government currently and what should they be? The Department of Children and Families (DCF) is itself an un-fostered child, with all too often Dickensian outcomes. This is not...

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Wu seeks transparency, all-encompassing transportation discussion

January 29, 2016
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By Seth Daniel Special to the Gazette If there’s anything that Council President Michelle Wu hopes that Jamaica Plain residents get out of her year in the top City Council seat, it would be better informed of Council business. Wu told the paper in an interview last week that her top priority is to...

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