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Warren goes to D.C. with JP ties

January 4, 2013
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Elizabeth Warren this week went to Washington, D.C. to become the junior U.S. senator from Massachusetts. And she leaves roots stretching to Jamaica Plain. Warren, who garnered 87 percent of the JP vote, campaigned on numerous occasions in JP, including a stop at Ula Café in March. Warren held a roundtable discussion there with...

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Local author writes book on spirituality

January 4, 2013
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With the holiday season in the rearview mirror, some people might not only be questioning how much they ate, but also the meaning of spirituality. A local author has recently penned a book that attempts to answer some of those questions on the subject. Roger Gottlieb, a philosophy professor at Worcester Polytechnic Institute, has...

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Fit for Gifts

January 4, 2013
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‘City of Work’ to open at Cyberarts

January 4, 2013
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The Boston Cyberarts Gallery will host its second exhibit since officially taking over the space from Axiom starting Jan. 11. The exhibit, a collection of media that includes video, slide presentations, photographs and an interactive component, called “City of Work,” addresses a dystopian view of an overworked American public, where vacations are given by...

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Top Flight

January 4, 2013
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Italian Home Holiday

January 4, 2013
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Trolley rides again on pub door

January 4, 2013
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CENTRAL JP—The Arborway Line streetcar is running on Centre Street for the first time in 27 years—in the form of a painting, complete with a working headlight, on the door of the Galway House restaurant and bar. The oil painting of a streetcar coming straight at the viewer replaces the formerly plain green front...

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Mini library wrecked, revived

January 4, 2013
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The “JP Free Tiny Library,” a book-swapping box that has become a popular South Street attraction, was destroyed during a Dec. 26-27 storm. But it was back in business by Dec. 28 with a few more bolts and wooden bracing and a fresh stock of books. The house-shaped wooden box at South and Bardwell...

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Report: State Lab safe, but ‘threats’ remain

December 28, 2012
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FOREST HILLS—The William A. Hinton State Laboratory Institute meets standards for safety and quality, but also has management “threats” that could cause future problems, according to an independent report obtained by the Gazette. Those “threats” include a lack of an overall lab safety program, flawed employee reviews and a lack of a full-time, dedicated...

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Mini library wrecked, revived

December 27, 2012
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The “JP Free Tiny Library,” a book-swapping box that has become a popular South Street attraction, was destroyed during a Dec. 26-27 storm. But it was back in business by Dec. 28 with a few more bolts and wooden bracing and a fresh stock of books. The house-shaped wooden box at South and Bardwell...

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