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When MATCH moves in, other groups move out

July 8, 2011
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PARKSIDE—MATCH Charter Public School’s upcoming move into 215 Forest Hills St. was met with general neighborhood approval at a June 27 meeting at the property, which MATCH recently agreed to buy. But the MATCH move also means that next year, two schools and two nonprofit organizations will be booted from the site and looking...

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Restaurant seeks license 5 years late

July 8, 2011
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WOODBOURNE—After owning Los Bendecidos Pizza & Restaurant at 264 Hyde Park Ave. for five years, owner Freddy Nuñez is finally seeking the city license required to run it. “The person I bought the restaurant from didn’t have it and I didn’t know I was supposed to have it,” Nuñez told the Gazette. “I had...

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Anti-beetle treatment wraps up

July 8, 2011
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JAMAICA HILLS—Approximately 1,921 trees were treated with pesticide in a plan to control the Asian longhorned beetle (ALB) that wrapped up June 24, according to the U.S. Department of Agriculture. The USDA originally estimated that 3,200 trees needed treatment under the plan, which began June 6. The actual number of vulnerable trees turned out...

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Kitten Care

July 8, 2011
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Kitten Care

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Paddling for a cure

July 8, 2011
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Paddling for a cure

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Good Thoughts

July 8, 2011
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Good Thoughts

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New music fest to rock the pond

July 8, 2011
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PONDSIDE—The first annual JP Music Festival will rock Jamaica Pond Park on Aug. 20 with about two-dozen local bands in a free concert. The festival has been established as a nonprofit organization with the intention of making it an annual event. It was founded by well-known JP musician Rick Berlin; Shamus Moynihan, the music...

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Ready for market

July 8, 2011
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Ready for market

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Police seek missing JP woman

July 8, 2011
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Police seek missing JP woman

A Jamaica Plain woman reported missing more than two weeks ago is being sought by the Boston Police Department and private investigators. Amber Ruth DeVoe, 28, was last seen June 21. Since then, she did not show up at her workplace or at a regular softball game, according to friend Sue O’Connell. DeVoe is...

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Health center parking boost OK’d

July 8, 2011
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The Jamaica Plain Neighborhood Council (JPNC) voted at its June 28 meeting to support the Brookside Community Health Center’s request to add 15 parking spaces to its 51-space parking lot that runs along Ackley Place. The council approval followed JPNC Zoning Committee approval of the proposal earlier this month. Zoning Committee chair David Baron...

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