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Boston parks receive high scores on the Trust for Public Land’s latest report

June 10, 2016
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By John Lynds Special to the Gazette It’s parks like Franklin Park, the Arnold Arboretum, and all the other city parks that dot Jamaica Plain that help put Boston in the top ten of the nation’s best park systems according to the Trust for Public Land’s 5th Annual ParkScore index. According to the Trust...

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JP Agenda, June 10, 2016

June 10, 2016
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The deadline for listings is noon, Tues., June 21 for the June 24 issue. Send listings to reporter@jamaicaplaingazette.com. Note: 617 should be dialed before numbers below, unless another area code is given. Meetings 76 Stonley Rd. Public Meeting, Weds. June 15, 6-7pm, 144 McBride St., English High School Cafeteria. SNA, bi-monthly meeting Mon. June...

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Invitacion, June 10, 2016

June 10, 2016
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El plazo para la sección de participación es al mediodía, martes, 21 de junio para la edición del 24 de junio. Mande eventos a reporter@jamaicaplaingazette.com. Note: marca el 617 antes de los números que salen abajo. Reuniones Reunión pública de 76 Stonley Rd., miércoles, 15 jun, 6-7pm, 144 McBride St., Cafetería de English High...

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Black Lives Matter

June 10, 2016
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Black Lives Matter

About 40 people on June 1 participated in the monthly vigil for Black Lives Matter at the First Baptist Church of Jamaica Plain. The next vigil will be July 7, when Dr. Ron White will be the featured speaker. (Photos by Nancy B. Kohn)

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AG: ZBA violated Open Meeting Law over 3200 Washington St. project

June 10, 2016
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The state Attorney General’s (AG) Office has found that the City’s Zoning Board of Appeals (ZBA) intentionally violated the Open Meeting Law when it approved variances for the 3200 Washington St. project during a Sept. meeting, according to an AG’s Office letter sent to the City. The AG’s Office imposed a $1,000 fine and...

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MUSIC AND ART

June 10, 2016
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MUSIC AND ART

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CITYPOP

June 10, 2016
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CITYPOP

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ARTISTIC COORDINATOR

June 10, 2016
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ARTISTIC COORDINATOR

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Obituary: Erin Brayton, JP resident, dies

June 10, 2016
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Erin Anne Brayton, of Jamaica Plain, loving mother to daughters Austin and Adriane Brayton, widow of Dana Brayton, died on May 10 after living with cancer for nearly eight years. She was born Oct. 16, 1951 to David and Anne Pearsall, and leaves behind brothers David and Bob. The daughter of a U.S. Air...

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Letter: Firefighters do more than fight fires

June 10, 2016
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The latch on my large steel watch jammed and I couldn’t get the watch off. A jeweler whose help I sought couldn’t get it off either. After trying for almost half and hour, she suggested I go to the Boston Fire Department. She reminded me they have the Jaws of Life, although that sounded...

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