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JP man fatally shot in Egleston Square

October 14, 2016
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A 20-year-old male was fatally shot in Egleston Square on Oct. 8, according to bpdnews.com. Boston Police Department (BPD) officers responded to a report of a person shot in the area of 2044 Columbus Ave. around 10:56 p.m. on Oct. 8. Officers found a male victim, later identified as Carlos Lind of Jamaica Plain,...

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Racial discrimination allegation leads to settlement with local establishment

October 14, 2016
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What was intended to be a “Sweet Sixteen” birthday party at the American Legion Post 76 in Jamaica Plain turned into a settlement leading to new anti-discrimination policies, according to a press release. The Jamaica Plain Post No. 76 Inc. of The American Legion has agreed to adopt anti-discrimination policies and pay $15,000 to...

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50TH CLASS REUNION

October 14, 2016
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50TH CLASS REUNION

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BPD seeks suspect in sexual assault

October 14, 2016
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The Boston Police Department (BPD) is seeking a suspect wanted for a sexual assault that happened on Sept. 29 near Gay Head Street and Minden Street, according to bpdnews.com. Police officers responded to Gay Head Street and Minden Street around 1:41 a.m. on Sept. 29 to a report of a sexual assault. Officers spoke...

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POINT PERSON FOR JAMAICA PLAIN

October 14, 2016
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POINT PERSON FOR JAMAICA PLAIN

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JP Kids: Q. and A. with the owners of the INTEGRARTE dance studio

October 14, 2016
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The wife and husband duo Erica Cornejo and Carlos Molina recently opened the INTEGRARTE dance studio in Jamaica Plain at 85 Seaverns Ave. The Gazette recently conducted a question-and-answer session through email with them about their dance careers and opening the studio. For more information about the studio, visit integrarteusa.com. (The session has been...

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JP Kids: Local state Sen. Sonia Chang-Diaz visits Meridian Academy

October 14, 2016
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By Madison Lipson Special to the Gazette In 2015, about only 20 percent of the United States Congress 535 members were women. This is a far cry from any kind of equal representation, so perhaps it should be no surprise that, despite seeking out political speakers for several years, I have never seen a...

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JP Kids: NEW BACKPACKS

October 14, 2016
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JP Kids: NEW BACKPACKS

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JP Agenda, Oct. 14, 2016

October 14, 2016
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The deadline for listings is noon, Tues., Oct. 25 for the Oct. 28 issue. Send listings to [email protected] 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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Sights and Sounds, Oct. 14, 2016

October 14, 2016
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The deadline for listings is noon, Tues. Oct. 25 for the Oct. 28 issue. Send listings to [email protected] Note: 617 should be dialed before numbers below, unless another area code is given. Special events Latino Heritage, at Connolly Branch Library, Mon. Oct. 17 at 6pm. La Pinata presents Puerto Rican, Dominican, Mexican, and Latin...

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