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HOLIDAY WINDOW DECORATING CONTEST WINNER

January 29, 2016
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HOLIDAY WINDOW DECORATING CONTEST WINNER

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Editorial: Council President Wu

January 29, 2016
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There is welcome news coming from the Council President’s Office. At-Large City Councilor Michelle Wu, who was recently voted president, says she will be bringing more transparency to the Council. One of the ways she plans to do that is through improving the Council website, allowing residents easier access to information on hearings and...

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Editorial: MBTA, a grade A business

January 29, 2016
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We would like to commend the people running the MBTA for having a terrific business plan. The T continues to break down and have delays frequently, leaving the average Joe or Jane stranded on their way to or from work. One cannot go on social media without reading the pain, anguish, and frustration of...

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Letter: The end of Shea Circle

January 29, 2016
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The stumps of generations of familiar shade trees on Shea Circle are being ground into nothing. Shea Circle is no more. The Massachusetts Department of Transportation is converting this site (the rotary near the gateways to Franklin Park and Forest Hills Cemetery) into the largest traffic signal controlled intersection in this part of the...

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Op-Ed: Gun violence has no place in our neighborhoods

January 29, 2016
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By Mayor Martin Walsh I traveled to Washington, D.C., and stood with President Barack Obama as he took measures to make our communities safer. Requiring all gun purchases to include a background check is a common sense, simple step, which will make it harder for criminals and those who intend to commit crimes to...

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Letter: An open letter to our friends and neighbors of Jamaica Plain

January 29, 2016
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We write to update you on the recent substance abuse legislation unanimously passed on Jan. 13 by the Massachusetts House of Representatives. As the chairs of the Joint Committees on Mental Health and Substance Abuse and Health Care Financing, we both played an intimate role in crafting the bipartisan legislation to help those facing...

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SHOWING SUPPORT

January 8, 2016
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SHOWING SUPPORT

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JP Agenda, Jan. 8, 2016

January 8, 2016
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The deadline for listings is noon, Tues., Jan. 26 for the Jan. 29 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, Jan. 8, 2016

January 8, 2016
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El plazo para la sección de participación es al mediodía, martes, 26 de enero para la edición del 29 de enero. Mande eventos a reporter@jamaicaplaingazette.com. Note: marca el 617 antes de los números que salen abajo. Reuniones Reunión mensual de distrito E-13, reunión de la planificación estratégica jueves, 21 ene, 7pm en distrito E-13....

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HELPING OTHERS

January 8, 2016
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HELPING OTHERS

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