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Holidays in JP: ‘A Carol Christmas’ family show returns

November 22, 2013
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The “A Carol Christmas” theater show, one of Jamaica Plain’s most popular holiday traditions, returns to the Footlight Club for its 12th year on Dec. 6 and 7. Part musical, part comedy and part improv, the family-friendly show raises money America’s oldest community theater, The Footlight Club, at 7A Eliot St. The show is...

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Self Esteem Boston

November 22, 2013
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Self Esteem Boston

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JP Agenda, Nov. 22, 2013

November 22, 2013
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The deadline for listings is noon, Tues., Dec. 3 for the Dec. 6 issue. Send listings to [email protected] Note: 617 should be dialed before numbers below, unless another area code is given. Meetings Jamaica Plain Neighborhood Council, monthly meeting, agenda to include reports from committees & vacancies, Nov. 26, 7pm, First Baptist Church, 633...

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40 Years of Elder Care

November 22, 2013
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40 Years of Elder Care

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Volleyball Champs

November 22, 2013
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Volleyball Champs

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Tuskegee Airman

November 22, 2013
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Tuskegee Airman

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Editorial: The nonprofit move-outs

November 22, 2013
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ESAC’s move out of Jamaica Plain apparently will not undermine its key organizing role in Egleston Square. But when the annual “Taste of JP” event will now be staged by a Dorchester-based organization, it’s time to take stock of where JP’s nonprofit sector is headed. Boston’s gentrification crisis in residential housing was finally, and...

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Editorial: Good luck to Main Streets head

November 22, 2013
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In another big change for Egleston Square, JP resident Betsy Cowan is leaving her job as director of the area’s Main Streets nonprofit to take a City business development position. Cowan has been an extraordinarily productive leader for a sub-neighborhood that needs strong support. Her business boosterism was made credible by her honesty about...

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Editorial: Giving thanks

November 22, 2013
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This is the time of year to count blessings. Ours is the privilege of serving the great residents of a great neighborhood in a great city. The Gazette works not only for JP, but with JP. Many of our stories happen because of readers who love the neighborhood and contribute mightily to this paper...

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Letter: Thanks for Connolly Library Halloween support

November 22, 2013
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The 6th annual Halloween Party and Parade at the Connolly Branch Library and Hyde Square community was a spectacular success! Over 250 children and adults enjoyed a costume party with food, face-painting and pumpkin-decorating at the library before parading through Hyde Square. Led by drummers of the Heartbeat Collective, our little ghouls and goblins...

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