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Senior car service heads to JP

October 7, 2011
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A low-cost private taxi service for seniors and people who are visually impaired is aiming to serve JP by December, and may even be based here. “We’re really looking forward to serving Jamaica Plain and connected areas of Boston,” said Jean Patel Bushnell, executive director of the nonprofit ITNGreaterBoston, which will operate the service....

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Crime Scene

October 7, 2011
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Crime Scene

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Councilors push for drug drop-offs

October 7, 2011
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Local City Councilor Matt O’Malley and Councilor Rob Consalvo are calling for a year-round program to let residents drop off unwanted prescription drugs. The city and other agencies currently hold occasional drug drop-off days at a few locations. Some type of prescription drug recycling may be on the table as well. Consalvo has been...

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Color play

October 7, 2011
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Color play

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Thanks for serving

October 7, 2011
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Thanks for serving

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Fishing tip

October 7, 2011
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Fishing tip

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Making your home more energy-efficient

October 7, 2011
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A Boston city program, a Massachusetts state program and several utility company programs want to make your house cool—or warm, depending on the weather. In an effort to improve efficiency in heating and electricity systems, utility companies and the city program Renew Boston are providing free services to Boston residents. The services range from...

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Housing Success

October 7, 2011
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Housing Success

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Curley House revival presses forward

October 7, 2011
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PONDSIDE—It is taking a little longer than expected, but plans to revive the long-underused historic home of legendary Boston Politician James Michael Curley are moving forward. Richard Dennis, head of the Friends of the James Michael Curley House, which is spearheading the revival effort, said that the group’s plans to take over operations at...

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Bartlett Square nears completion

October 7, 2011
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Barlett Square, a 13-unit condo building with three ground-floor retail units, will be completed by early next year, Chris DeSisto of Maple Hurst Builders told the Gazette last week. . The new development is on Green Street between Amory Street and Brookside Avenue. “We are hoping to be done by year’s end. It will...

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