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Fenway Challenge

August 1, 2014
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Zoo Baby

August 1, 2014
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Zoo Baby

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JP Agenda, Aug. 1, 2014

August 1, 2014
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The deadline for listings is noon, Tues., Aug. 12 for the Aug. 15 issue. Send listings to reporter@jamaicaplaingazette.com. Note: 617 should be dialed before numbers below, unless another area code is given. Meetings JP Branch Library renovation meeting, Mon., Aug. 4, 6pm, JP Branch, 12 Sedgwick St. Info: 524-2053. JPNC Public Service Committee, agenda...

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Invitacion, Aug. 1, 2014

August 1, 2014
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El plazo para la lista de eventos es el 12 de agosto al mediodía para la publicación del 15 de agosto. Mande a reporter@jamaicaplaingazette.com. Atención: Marca el 617 antes de los números que salen abajo. Reuniones Reunión sobre la renovación de JP Branch Library, lunes, 4 agosto, 6pm, JP Branch, 12 Sedgwick St. Info:...

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Editorials: BRA reform

August 1, 2014
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The BRA “is in dire need of reform.” For once, that isn’t just residents, or political candidates, or disapproving judges in lawsuits, or the Gazette saying it. That’s straight from the Mayor’s Office, and it’s about time. Mayor Walsh is doing an outstanding job at checking items off his list of campaign promises. BRA...

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Editorial: The magic word ‘opportunity’

August 1, 2014
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Egleston Square, that great neighborhood where JP and Roxbury shake hands, is the latest gentrification hotspot that developers are sniffing around. At a recent meeting, the would-be developers of the Economy Plumbing building said the right things about “community,” and Tim Reardon of the Egleston Square Neighborhood Association said smart things about “affordability.” Those...

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On the Police Beat, July 13-27, 2014

August 1, 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. July 27: Vandalism, 10 Woodman St. July 26: Larceny shoplifting, 467 Centre St.; Gerado Axel Rivera of Dorchester...

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ZBA to work more, appear on TV

August 1, 2014
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The City’s Zoning Board of Appeals will hold longer hearings that will be televised and live-streamed online, in a move to boost speed and transparency. Mayor Martin Walsh and the City’s Inspectional Services Department announced the changes, effective Aug. 5. Currently, applicants seeking zoning variances face a wait list of up to six months...

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2 wounded in shooting incidents

July 18, 2014
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EGLESTON SQ.—Two recent shooting incidents in Egleston Square left two men wounded, according to MBTA and Boston police. Coming on the heels of a fatal shooting in that area last month, the gunfire is spurring crime concerns. Local City Councilor Matt O’Malley is holding a community meeting about the issue on July 21. On...

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Stage Star

July 18, 2014
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