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JP Agenda, Nov. 24, 2017

December 8, 2017
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The deadline for listings is noon, Tues. Dec. 19 for the Dec. 22 issue. Send listings to reporter@jamaicaplaingazette.com. 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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Holidays in JP: Holiday quilt show at City Hall

December 8, 2017
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The City recently announced that the Quilters Holiday Quilt Show is on display at City Hall, according to a press release. The Proper Bostonian Quilters Guild (PBQ) is a collection of women quilters representing the city and surrounding towns. PBQ members are active in the community and seek ways to comfort people in need...

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Holidays in JP: Ornament making at Eliot School

December 8, 2017
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Eliot School of Fine & Applied Arts will be hosting its annual open house on Dec. 17 when attendees can get into the holiday spirit by making ornaments. “It’s a fun, family-friendly creative event for the holidays,” said Abigail Norman, director of the Eliot School. “We provide the supplies and a couple different choices...

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Holidays in JP: Mayor’s Enchanted Trolley Tour

December 8, 2017
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Holidays in JP: Mayor’s Enchanted Trolley Tour

Scenes from the Mayor’s Enchanted Trolley Tour stop in Hyde Square on Dec. 3. Mayor’s Office Photo by Don Harney

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Holidays in JP: Concert

December 8, 2017
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Holidays in JP: Concert

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Holidays in JP: Thanksgiving Day Football

December 8, 2017
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Holidays in JP: Thanksgiving Day Football

Scenes from the English High School football team’s Thanksgiving Day game at Harvard Stadium. English High School lost to Boston Latin, 22-14, in the 131st game between the two teams, which is the oldest continuous football rivalry in the country. Gazette Photo by Patrick O’Connor

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Reunion

December 8, 2017
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Reunion

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City Council Notes

December 8, 2017
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The City Council last held a hearing on Nov. 29. The next meeting will be held on Dec. 6. Sandwich Board Signs – Mayor Martin Walsh filed an order to make the pilot program for free standing “sandwich board” signs a permanent ordinance. In August, the City Council had rejected the proposal without prejudice,...

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Crime Beat

December 8, 2017
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Murder Conviction The two men who were late last month convicted of murdering 21-year-old Kenny Lamour were sentenced to life in prison on Dec. 4, according to a press release from the Suffolk County District Attorney’s (DA) Office. Donte Henley, 27, and Josiah Zachery, 21, were found guilty of second-degree murder for Lamour’s 2015...

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Op-eds:

December 8, 2017
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How we’re supporting small businesses during the holidays By Mayor Martin Walsh I grew up in a neighborhood of hardworking families, where everything seemed within reach. It was thanks in large part to our incredible small and local businesses. For years, these local landmarks have carried on the traditions of my neighborhood, and generated...

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