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Sights and Sounds, Feb. 9, 2018

February 9, 2018
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The deadline for listings is noon, Tues. Feb. 20 for the Feb. Feb. 23 issue. Send listings to reporter@jamaicaplaingazette.com. Note: 617 should be dialed before numbers below, unless another area code is given. Special events St. “Practice” Day Party Saturday Feb. 17 5pm. Music, Giveaways, Irish Food. Come celebrate 1 month until St. Patrick’s...

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WINNING WINDOW

February 9, 2018
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WINNING WINDOW

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Three-alarm fire strikes Lamartine Street building

February 9, 2018
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The Boston Fire Department (BFD) battled a three-alarm fire at 165 Lamartine St. on the morning of Feb. 6, according to BFD spokesperson Marc Sanders. Sanders said that a licensed daycare was at the two-and-a-half story residential building, but all five children and two adults managed to evacuate without injuries. He also said no...

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City Council notes

February 9, 2018
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By Beth Treffeisen Special to the Gazette The first City Council hearing of the year took place on Jan. 24 at City Hall. The Council welcomed the new City Council President Andrea Campbell of District 4 and three new city councilors, including Lydia Edwards of District 1, Ed Flynn of District 2, and Kim...

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LANDSCAPES AND STREETSCAPES

February 9, 2018
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LANDSCAPES AND STREETSCAPES

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JP Agenda, Feb. 9, 2018

February 9, 2018
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The deadline for listings is noon, Tues. Feb. 20 for the Feb. 23 issue. Send listings to reporter@jamaicaplaingazette.com. Note: 617 should be dialed before numbers below, unless another area code is given. Meetings Housing and Economic Development Committee of the Jamaica Plain Neighborhood Council will hold its monthly meeting on Tues., February 20 at...

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WILDLIFE EXHIBITION

February 9, 2018
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WILDLIFE EXHIBITION

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Invitacion, Feb. 9, 2018

February 9, 2018
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Plazo para calendario de eventos: martes, 20 feb para la edición del 23 feb. Mande eventos a reporter@jamaicaplaingazette.com. Para los números abajo, el código de área es 617. Reuniones Comité de vivienda y el desarrollo económico de JPNC, reunión mensual, martes, 20, 7pm, Bowditch School, 82 Green St. Salón comunitario, entrada a la izquierda...

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Letters:

February 9, 2018
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Chill out, bro My first letter to the editor was published in the Boston Sunday Advertiser back on March 3, 1968 and the topic I wrote on was President Johnson’s Vietnam War policy. I’ve never stopped writing since then. I also love reading letters to the editor too. Recently, I have looked forward to...

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Residents celebrate Jamaica Pond, Christine Cooper

January 26, 2018
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Over 100 people gathered at First Church UU in Jamaica Plain on Jan. 18 to celebrate Jamaica Pond Park and commemorate the late Christine Cooper. The event was sponsored by the Jane Addams-Ellen Swallow Richards-Harriet Tubman Institute, Olmsted 2022, and the Friends of Jamaica Pond group. Gerry Wright, local environmental activist and ecologist, gave...

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