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JP Agenda, Dec. 9, 2016

December 9, 2016
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The deadline for listings is noon, Tues., Dec. 20 for the Dec. 23 issue. Send listings to reporter@jamaicaplaingazette.com. Note: 617 should be dialed before numbers below, unless another area code is given. Meetings JP Zoning, Weds. Dec. 21 at Farnsworth House, 90 South St. Agenda includes 68 Boynton St. and 12 Hubbard St. 7pm....

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Holidays in JP: English High School football team in action on Thanksgiving Day

December 9, 2016
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Holidays in JP: English High School football team in action on Thanksgiving Day

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Invitacion, Dec. 9, 2016

December 9, 2016
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El plazo para la sección de participación es al mediodía, martes, el 20 de diciembre para la edición del 23 de diciembre. Mande eventos a reporter@jamaicaplaingazette.com. Note: marca el 617 antes de los números que salen abajo, a menos que haya otro código. Reuniones Zonificación de JP, miércoles, 21 dic, Farnsworth House, 90 South...

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Letter: Gettysburg Address

December 9, 2016
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November not only brings Election Day and Thanksgiving, but the too-often forgotten anniversary of the Gettysburg Address. On Nov. 18, 1863, a humbled president gave from the heart an address to the nation on the hallowed ground of Gettysburg, Pennsylvania—words that still have poignancy today. Noted for its eloquence despite being so brief, it was given by a thoughtful...

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Letter: Air traffic noise a nuisance

December 9, 2016
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Morning after morning, day after day, The Federal Aviation Administration’s (FAA) Control Tower directs thousands of flights off Logan’s Runway 27. That runway’s air traffic flies directly over Jamaica Plain after inundating South End and Roxbury then proceeding to Roslindale and Hyde Park. Most people know that planes prefer to take off directly into...

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Letter: The Ninety-second Samaritans

December 9, 2016
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The Sunday after Thanksgiving, I was walking down South Street toward Harvest Market when I saw a battery-powered wheelchair on its side on the sidewalk across the street. There was someone strapped in it. As I ran across the street, I held up my hand to stop the oncoming traffic and simultaneously pointed to...

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Oficiales electos salen en defensa de los inmigrantes

November 25, 2016
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De Beth Treffeisen Especial a la Gaceta Tras la elección del nuevo presidente de los Estados Unidos, Donald Trump, y debido a sus amenazas recientes contra las comunidades inmigrantes del país, oficiales de Boston se han declarado a favor de la protección de los inmigrantes de la deportación. Boston ya es una ciudad santuario...

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Walsh aims to protect workers

November 25, 2016
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By Beth Treffeisen Special to the Gazette Mayor Martin Walsh recenlty filed an ordinance aimed at further protecting the safety of workers and the public by allowing the City of Boston the right to deny, revoke, or suspend a permit for work in Boston based on an applicant’s work safety history. This ordinance comes...

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Elected officials come out in continued support of Boston immigrants

November 25, 2016
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By Beth Treffeisen Special to the Gazette Following the recent election of Donald Trump as the President of the United States and his recent threats to the nation’s immigrant communities, Boston officials have come out in continued support of protecting immigrants from deportation. Boston is already a sanctuary city under the Trust Act that...

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Sights and Sounds, Nov. 25, 2016

November 25, 2016
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The deadline for listings is noon, Tues. Dec. 6 for the Dec. 9 issue. Send listings to reporter@jamaicaplaingazette.com. Note: 617 should be dialed before numbers below, unless another area code is given. Special events JP Holiday Flea, at Spontaneous Celebrations, 45 Danforth St. Sat. Dec. 3, 1-3pm, and Sun. Dec. 4, 12-5pm. Free and...

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