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‘Honk!’ If You Like Musicals

February 15, 2013
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Political Notes: Capuano wants Social Security numbers secret

February 15, 2013
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Local U.S. Rep. Mike Capuano is expected to file legislation to prevent Social Security numbers of deceased people from being publicly available, according to a press release. Social Security numbers can be used for identity theft. The Social Security Administration currently publishes the Death Master File (DMF), which includes the full name, Social Security...

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The Blizzard of 2013

February 15, 2013
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JP Poets

February 15, 2013
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No State Lab response on critical report

February 15, 2013
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It is unclear what, if any, actions have been taken to correct management issues a report from a lab oversight agency found at the William A. Hinton State Laboratory Institute in Jamaica Plain. The state Department of Public Health (DPH), which oversees the Hinton Institute, did not respond to a request for comment. Local...

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Health Investigators

February 15, 2013
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JP has a hand in puppet comedy videos

February 15, 2013
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Ben Green does not have a drinking problem, no matter what his online comedy videos show. Ben Green can’t have a drinking problem. Ben is a puppet created by Jamaica Plain resident Pam Severns. Puppet Ben Green and his buddy and roommate Eric explore Jamaica Plain’s bars and galleries, celebrate Christmas at the Monument...

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JP rapper creates new music genre

February 15, 2013
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Jamaica Plain resident Devin Ferreira is pushing the boundaries of the music business. The rapper incorporates playing his saxophone in his rap songs, something he believes no one else has ever done. “People have never thought to put together…I used to make beats with the sax, but within the last year, I...

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Snow Cleanup Continues

February 13, 2013
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Snow Cleanup Continues

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Obituary: Ghazi Sami Saba; founded Sami’s falafel restaurants

February 11, 2013
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Obituary: Ghazi Sami Saba; founded Sami’s falafel restaurants

Ghazi Sami “Big Sam” Saba of Dedham, formerly of Roslindale, a visionary who brought healthy Lebanese food and wraps to Boston, passed away on Feb. 6, 2013 after a long battle with cancer. He was 58 years old. Sami was the founder of Sami’s Falafel Truck of the Longwood Medical Area. Sami was the...

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