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Holidays in JP: THANKSGIVING CELEBRATION

December 4, 2015
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Holidays in JP: THANKSGIVING CELEBRATION

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Post office to hold meet and greet

December 4, 2015
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Audrey Lakes, the new manager of the Jamaica Plain Post Office, is hosting a holiday meet and greet for local residents and business owners, according to an United States Post Office (USPS) email blast. Service at the JP post office has been an ongoing issue for residents and businesses, and complaints have been made...

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Holidays in JP: ENGLISH HIGH SCHOOL FOOTBALL TEAM AT FENWAY PARK

December 4, 2015
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Holidays in JP: ENGLISH HIGH SCHOOL FOOTBALL TEAM AT FENWAY PARK

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Holidays in JP: HOLIDAY STROLL

December 4, 2015
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Holidays in JP: HOLIDAY STROLL

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Sights and Sounds, Dec. 4, 2015

December 4, 2015
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The deadline for listings is noon, Tues. Dec. 15 for the Dec. 18 issue. Send listings to reporter@jamaicaplaingazette.com. Note: 617 should be dialed before numbers below, unless another area code is given. Special events Celebrating Olmsted 2022, “Passages to Yosemite” Olmsted Play National Tour and Betsy Shure Gross, Dec. 6, 3-5pm, Free, First Church...

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The Olmsted tour

December 4, 2015
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The Olmsted tour

Gerry Wright Special to the Gazette The motivation for the national tour of “Olmsted” was the invitation from the National Park Service and the...

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Obituary: Mildred Hailey

December 4, 2015
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Obituary: Mildred Hailey

Mildred Hailey, a Jamaica Plain resident and longtime leader of the Bromley-Heath housing development, died on Nov. 18. She was 82. Hailey founded the Bromley-Heath Tenant Management Corporation (TMC) along with Anna Mae Cole more than 40 years ago. It became a nationwide model for tenant-controlled public housing, with Hailey heading it as a...

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Obituary: Holly Cavender-Wood

December 4, 2015
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Obituary: Holly Cavender-Wood

Jamaica Plain resident Holly Cavender-Wood, 38, died in her home on Eliot Street on Nov 13. Born in Newport, Rhode Island and raised in Holland, Pennsylvania, Holly arrived in JP in 2007. Many residents may recall seeing her walking Pip, her Chocolate Labradoodle, around Jamaica Pond and by the shops on Centre Street. Through...

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City’s proposal raises age to purchase tobacco

December 4, 2015
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The City is taking steps to raise the minimum age to buy all tobacco and nicotine products, including e-cigarettes, to 21, according to a press release from the Mayor’s Office. Boston has already seen a reduction in youth cigarette use from 15.3 percent to 7.9 percent, according to statistics from 2005 to 2013. The...

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Letter: Post office needs Spanish-speaking workers

December 4, 2015
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Thank you for continuing to publish letters, stories, and editorials about the scandalous lack of customer service at the JP Post Office. According to your most recent story, the United States Post Service claims that installing a new manager will bring change, yet I have witnessed the turnover of managers over the past several...

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