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E-13 Police report, 8/20-8/28

October 7, 2011
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8/20 12:00 p.m., 53 Walk Hill St., larceny 8:00 p.m., 20 Priesing St., stolen bicycle   8/21 9:00 a.m., 125 Amory St., larceny 6:00 p.m., 195 Heath St., Noberto Nazario, of the above address, arrested for assault and battery 11:00 p.m., 581 American Legion Hwy., larceny   8/22 1:33 p.m., 279 Centre St., assault...

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Sights and Sounds, 10/7/11

October 7, 2011
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The final, last-minute deadline for listings is noon, Oct. 18 for the Oct. 21 issue. Send arts and entertainment listings to reporter@jamaicaplaingazette.com. Listings with no end date will be run for 3 months, space permitting. Note: 617 should be dialed before numbers below, unless another area code is given. Special Events Extreme Esteem Awards,...

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Dist. 7 candidates selected

September 28, 2011
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Incumbent Tito Jackson and political newcomer Shaneal Parker will be the District 7 candidates for City Councilor following their first and second place finishes in the district preliminary election Sept. 27. Jackson received 76 percent of the 2,467 votes cast. Parker got 11.1 percent. The other candidates, Althea Garrison and Roy Owens, won 8.8...

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Feminist icon moves to JP

September 23, 2011
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Feminist icon moves to JP

Jessica Valenti, the founder of feministing.com and the face of 21st century feminism, has joined the ranks of Jamaica Plain residents. Leaving her life-long home of New York a few weeks ago was the cap on an already busy year. Valenti and husband Andrew had time to plan the move, she told the Gazette...

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JP Open Studios returns this weekend

September 23, 2011
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This weekend, Jamaica Plain artists will open their doors in the 18th annual Jamaica Plain Open Studios (JPOS). The free event showcases the artwork of over 230 artists at 52 sites including artists’ studios, the historic Eliot School on Eliot Street, the Sam Adams brewery complex on Amory Street, and the Arnold Arboretum. This...

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Pet grooming comes to South St.

September 23, 2011
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A new pet grooming service, Pups ‘n Paradise, has opened its doors at 142B South St. First-time business owner Jeniffer Mitchell is no novice to cat and dog grooming, starting the trade at Norfolk County Agricultural High School while only 15. “It seems like a very dog-friendly area,” Mitchell told the Gazette. Mitchell is...

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E-13 Police Log, 8/8-8/21

September 23, 2011
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8/8 10 a.m., 33 Green St., breaking and entering 12 p.m., 5 Redlands Rd., larceny   8/9 8 p.m., 93 Rossmore Rd., larceny 7 p.m., 58 Boylston St., larceny 12:30 p.m., 179 Forest Hills Rd., larceny   8/10 1:31 a.m., 97 Perkins St., assault and battery 2 a.m., 33 Woodman St., larceny 7:52 a.m.,...

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Sights and Sounds, 9/23

September 23, 2011
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The final, last-minute deadline for listings is noon, Oct. 4 for the Oct. 7 issue. Send arts and entertainment listings to reporter@jamaicaplaingazette.com. Listings with no end date will be run for 3 months, space permitting. Note: 617 should be dialed before numbers below, unless another area code is given. Special Events Jamaica Plain Open...

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Overpass project threatened by funding loss

September 9, 2011
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Construction of the Casey Overpass replacement could be jeopardized if national transportation funding is not extended this year. The planning study and preliminary design are already funded and would continue regardless, Massachusetts Department of Transportation (MassDOT) spokesperson Michael Verseckes said. Construction currently is scheduled to begin in 2013. “While the Casey Overpass project is...

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Martial arts master adopts JP

September 9, 2011
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Martial arts master adopts JP

When In Kwon Jang—Master Jang to his students at JP Taekwondo at 670 Centre St.—first lived in Boston nine years ago, to train the Harvard taekwondo team, he knew he’d come back to  Jamaica Plain, where he lived at the time, from his home in Korea. “For nine years, JP was in my mind…I...

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