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Roslindale Neighbors: RVMS check-in

October 28, 2016
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Preparing for holiday season celebrations and working to fill the vacant storefronts in the area are some of the items on the agenda for Roslindale Village Main Street (RVMS). Alia Hamada Forrest, the new executive director of RMVS, said that the organization’s biggest challenge this year will be tackling the problem of Roslindale’s vacant...

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Roslindale Neighbors: Rozzie councilor helping create college engagement office

October 28, 2016
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By Beth Treffeisen Special to the Gazette In an effort to increase collaboration, communication, and partnerships between the colleges and universities, the City of Boston, and various nonprofits throughout the city, Roslindale City Councilor Tim McCarthy is working with the other members of the Council to create a College and University Engagement Office. The...

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Roslindale Neighbors

October 28, 2016
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Sights and Sounds, Oct. 28, 2016

October 28, 2016
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The deadline for listings is noon, Tues. Nov. 8 for the Nov. 11 issue. Send listings to [email protected] Note: 617 should be dialed before numbers below, unless another area code is given. Special events Day of the Dead Celebration, Sat. Oct. 29, 10:30am. Meet at the Roslindale Square Farmers Market Kids’ area at 10am for...

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JP Agenda, Oct. 28, 2016

October 28, 2016
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The deadline for listings is noon, Tues., Nov. 8 for the Nov. 11 issue. Send listings to [email protected] Note: 617 should be dialed before numbers below, unless another area code is given. Meetings Public Service Committee of JPNC monthly meeting on Tues. Nov. 1 at 7pm at Curtis Hall, 20 South St. Forest Hills...

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Obituary: Marie McLaughlin, a longtime JP resident, dies

October 28, 2016
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Marie McLaughlin, a long-time Jamaica Plain resident, died peacefully surrounded by her adoring family on Oct. 5 in Plymouth. She was 82. She was a woman who thrived on life; a generous mother, grandmother, and great-grandmother who passed her commitment to equality and fairness down through generations. Her actions throughout her life portray a...

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Obituary: Edward Foch, former JP resident and owner of Callahan’s Men’s Stores, dies

October 28, 2016
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Obituary: Edward Foch, former JP resident and owner of Callahan’s Men’s Stores, dies

Edward Foch of Hingham, formerly of Dedham and Jamaica Plain, died on Sept. 27 surrounded by his loving family. Ed owned and operated Callahan’s Men’s Stores in both Jamaica Plain and Roxbury. He was a World War II veteran serving with the United States Army and was the proud recipient of many military service...

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Invitacion, Oct. 28 2016

October 28, 2016
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El plazo para la sección de participación es al mediodía, martes, el 8 de noviembre para la edición del 11 de noviembre. Mande eventos a [email protected] Note: marca el 617 antes de los números que salen abajo. Reuniones Forest Hills Bus Canopy Project, reunión pública. Miércoles, 2 nov, 6:30-8:30p, English High School, 144 McBride...

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Letter: How much hate language is OK?

October 28, 2016
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The Oct. 14 edition of the Jamaica Plain Gazette carried a photo on page 4 of the monthly Black Lives Matter (BLM) vigil held in front of the First Baptist Church. The primary BLM issue of ongoing police violence against Black men in this country absolutely needs our immediate attention. That said, the BLM...

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A Democrat for Bedell

October 28, 2016
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I’m a proud Democrat, and an ardent supporter of Hillary Clinton for President. In my 13 years as an eligible voter, I have rarely voted for someone other than the Democratic nominee for any position up or down the ballot. On Nov. 8, though, I will be casting my vote for state representative for...

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