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JP Agenda, Jan. 27, 2017

January 27, 2017
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The deadline for listings is noon, Tues., Feb. 7 for the Feb. 10 issue. Send listings to reporter@jamaicaplaingazette.com. Note: 617 should be dialed before numbers below, unless another area code is given. Meetings JPNDC Zoning Committee, public presentation on project to create 44 new affordable homes at 25 Amory St., Jackson Square Site III....

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Sights and Sounds, Jan. 27, 2017

January 27, 2017
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The deadline for listings is noon, Tues. Feb. 7 for the Feb. 10 issue. Send listings to reporter@jamaicaplaingazette.com. Note: 617 should be dialed before numbers below, unless another area code is given. Special events Music/art          Midway Café, all shows 21+, doors 8pm, 3496 Washington St, 524-9038. Thursdays are Queeraoke lesbian night; Fridays 6-8:30pm...

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Invitacion, Jan. 27, 2017

January 27, 2017
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El plazo para la sección de participación es al mediodía, martes, el 7 de febrero para la edición del 10 de febrero. Mande eventos a reporter@jamaicaplaingazette.com. Note: marca el 617 antes de los números que salen abajo, a menos que haya otro código. Reuniones Comité de zonificación de JPNDC, presentación pública sobre el proyecto...

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Op-Ed: Facing Boston’s gender wage gap

January 27, 2017
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By Mayor Martin Walsh When I first took office in 2014 I pledged to listen, learn, and lead. It quickly became clear that leading on gender equity was essential to our City’s success. Not only is it the right thing to do, it is important to our economy as a whole and businesses’ bottom...

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Letter: Honoring Jeanette P. Murphy

January 27, 2017
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We were saddened to read of the passing of Jeanette P. Murphy.  We met Jeanette when we bought our home close to 25 years ago. She was representing the sellers. We ended up liking her better than our own broker – she was straightforward, knowledgeable, and very, very funny.  We continued to be in...

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Letter: Plan JP/Rox needs more work

January 27, 2017
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As a lifelong resident of Roxbury and Jamaica Plain, I stand with hundreds calling for real affordable housing and racial justice. We are your history, present, and future. We are diverse: in age, race, class, gender, and lifestyle. And we are your neighbors. We are united by a fundamental premise:  our community and city...

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Letter: The Donald needs to go for a run

January 27, 2017
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Dear President Trump: I have some genuine advice. Human to human. If you’re an angry, miserable, obese, over-sensitive, self-loathing troll, with no real friends or interests, no joy in life, if your dad didn’t show you enough love and your chemicals are imbalanced and your whole toxic environment has metastasized into a dark sludge...

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Obituary: Jack Fahey, JP resident, dies

January 27, 2017
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Obituary: Jack Fahey, JP resident, dies

Jack Fahey, a 40-year resident of Jamaica Plain, died on Jan. 11 from Amyotrophic Lateral Sclerosis (ALS) at the age of 74, in the loving company of his family and friends. Jack was a lifelong left-wing activist, beginning with his opposition to the Vietnam War while a student at Northeastern University and member of...

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THREE KINGS DAY

January 13, 2017
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THREE KINGS DAY

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City Council votes down alcohol tax

January 13, 2017
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By Beth Treffeisen Special to the Gazette The Boston City Council last month voted down an order that would place a two percent tax on certain alcoholic beverages to fund prevention and treatment programs for substance abuse. Backed by City Councilors Frank Baker and Bill Linehan, both of who have seen substance abuse plague...

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