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JP Pets: MSPCA pushes for ivory ban

June 19, 2015
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The Massachusetts Society for the Prevention of Cruelty to Animals (MSPCA), which includes a hospital and adoption center at 350 S. Huntington Ave., is pushing for a law at the State House that would ban the sale of ivory in Massachusetts. “We are still contributing to the deaths of rhinos and elephants,” said MSPCA...

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Hundreds turn out for City’s arts master plan

June 19, 2015
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An overflow crowd of more than 300 packed the debut meeting of the City’s new arts and culture master plan on June 2 at English High School in Jamaica Plain. Financial support for the arts in the past has been mostly private sector, and Boston Creates is the City’s first comprehensive plan to empower...

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Coffee Hour

June 19, 2015
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Coffee Hour

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O’Malley holds combo office hours and jog

June 19, 2015
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Local City Councilor Matt O’Malley is bringing his “Office Hours on the Run”—an unusual event where he jogs with constituents while hearing their concerns—to Jamaica Plain once again on June 27. An avid runner, O’Malley pioneered the running office hours in 2012. The latest edition is in conjunction with JP’s Forest Hills Running Club....

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Senior Pride

June 19, 2015
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Senior Pride

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Battle continues over Bicon Dental Implants

June 19, 2015
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FOREST HILLS—The battle over Bicon Dental Implants’ occupancy permit is continuing, with the company reportedly applying for a change in its use, while the Yale Terrace Neighborhood Association is still asking the City to revoke the permit, according to a neighborhood association letter. Bicon did not respond to a request for comment. Bicon, a...

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Class of 2015

June 19, 2015
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Class of 2015

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Heads of the Class

June 19, 2015
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Heads of the Class

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Graduation Day

June 19, 2015
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Graduation Day

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City to hold meeting on Heath St. housing project

June 19, 2015
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The City will hold a design update meeting about the mixed-use project proposed for the vacant land in Heath Square on June 23. The local Back of the Hill Community Development Corporation and the Jamaica Plain Neighborhood Development Corporation are teaming on the project, which covers 10 City-owned parcels on Bromley, New Heath and...

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