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JP First Responders: JP’s Police Report in 1872

June 6, 2014
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JP First Responders: JP’s Police Report in 1872

In 1872, Jamaica Plain was part of the Town of West Roxbury, and its police station was based in what is now a condo building at 28 Seaverns Ave. According to a police incident log for several months of that year preserved in archives, it appears that police work of the time consisted mostly...

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On the Police Beat, May 20-June 1, 2014

June 6, 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. June 1: Assault and battery, 230 South St.; assault and battery, 3 Boylston Place; larceny from vehicle, 92...

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Invitacion, June 6, 2014

June 6, 2014
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El plazo para la lista de eventos es el 17 de junio al mediodía para la publicación del 20 de junio. Mande a reporter@jamaicaplaingazette.com. Atención: Marca el 617 antes de los números que salen abajo. Reuniones JPNC Zoning Committee, miércoles, 18 junio, 7pm, Farnsworth House, 90 South St., agenda incluye 66 Wyman Street (renovación...

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Good Samaritans

June 6, 2014
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Good Samaritans

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Law Day

June 6, 2014
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Law Day

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Editorial: Another BRIC in the wall

June 6, 2014
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The latest revelations about Boston Police spying in Jamaica Plain are many, but they can be summed up easily: daily, even hourly, violations of the Constitution by a spy center with more tax money than sense. It’s easy to laugh at the Boston Regional Intelligence Center’s obsession with supermarket protesters. But it’s not funny...

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Editorial: Thanks to longtime leaders

June 6, 2014
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Two of JP’s great neighborhood leaders will retire this month. Both are the sorts of leaders whose name you may never have heard, but whose work has touched your JP life. Laura Foner, the children’s librarian at Hyde Square’s Connolly Branch Library, has helped educate and delight generations of kids—English-speaking and Spanish-speaking—with outstanding programs....

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Letter: Join Hyde Square’s 5K run/walk

June 6, 2014
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Our teens defy the odds. While obesity and diabetes rates skyrocket in Latino and African-American populations, the Hyde Square Task Force Rookie Runners, ninth-graders in Boston Public Schools, lace up their running sneakers and hit the pavement to promote healthy urban living. For the past three years, the Hyde Square Task Force Rookie Runners...

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Baby Basics

June 6, 2014
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Baby Basics

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JP Shines

May 23, 2014
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JP Shines

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