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Op-Ed: The magic of a BPL Card

November 6, 2015
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A library card gives you access to not only printed books and e-books, but streaming audio books, movies, music, television shows, and digital magazines and comics. Last month, during ‘Library Card Sign-Up Month,’ more than 6,600 individuals signed up for a free library card with the Boston Public Library. Here in Boston, we are...

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Celebrating Fall

November 6, 2015
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Celebrating Fall

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LITTLE FREE LIBRARY

October 23, 2015
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LITTLE FREE LIBRARY

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JP Agenda, Oct. 23, 2015

October 23, 2015
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The deadline for listings is noon, Tues., Nov. 3 for the Nov. 6 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, Oct. 23, 2015

October 23, 2015
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El plazo para la sección de participación es al mediodía, martes, 3 noviembre para la edición del 6 de noviembre. Mande eventos a reporter@jamaicaplaingazette.com. Note: marca el 617 antes de los números que salen abajo. Reuniones Comité de casas abandonadas en JP, primer miércoles del mes, 10:30, en la comisaría del distrito E-13, salón...

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Sights and Sounds, Oct. 23, 2015

October 23, 2015
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The deadline for listings is noon, Tues. Oct. 20 for the Oct. 23 issue. Send listings to reporter@jamaicaplaingazette.com. Note: 617 should be dialed before numbers below, unless another area code is given. Special events Story Club Boston, Boston comedians/storytellers Gary Peterson and Rob Crean, Dylan Krasinski and Alex Gettlin will perform as duo storytelling...

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Roslindale Neighbors: Rozzie Open Studios

October 23, 2015
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By Amy West Special to the Gazette If you are looking for an exciting, family-friendly event filled with art, culture and fun, then don’t miss Roslindale Open Studios (ROS) on Nov. 7 and 8. The unique annual event will feature nearly 90 artists displaying their work in 25 locations throughout Roslindale. Painting, drawing, photography,...

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Roslindale Neighbors: Wu: Connecting with Rozzie

October 23, 2015
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Roslindale Neighbors: Wu: Connecting with Rozzie

By At-Large City Councilor Michelle Wu Special to the Gazette A few weeks ago, I was especially proud to march in the Roslindale Day parade. It’s an annual tradition for me as a citywide councilor, but this year was my first as a Roslindale resident. When my husband and I decided to leave our...

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Obituary: Eleanor Elias

October 23, 2015
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Obituary: Eleanor Elias

Eleanor Elias of Jamaica Plain, formerly of the South End, died on Sept. 28. She was 63 years old. Born and raised in Boston, Eleanor owned and operated Sorella’s restaurant with her sister in Jamaica Plain for 32 years. Sorella’s, which is located at 388 Centre St., is a neighborhood institution and was a...

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Obituary: James Hanley, former JP resident

October 23, 2015
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Obituary: James Hanley, former JP resident

James L. Hanley, of Melrose, died at the Massachusetts General Hospital on Oct. 9 at the age of 74. Hanley was born and raised in Jamaica Plain and was a graduate of Boston English High School. He resided in Everett for eight years, and for the past 12 years, in Melrose. Hanley worked as...

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