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Birds Not Bombs

June 20, 2014
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Birds Not Bombs

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JP Pets: City: No plans for more dog parks

June 20, 2014
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Despite the high demand and efforts over the years, Jamaica Plain dog-owners sill have limited options on where to take their furry friends to let them roam off-leash. The City says it’s up to the community if the number of off-leash dog parks is to increase. Meanwhile, the Franklin Park Coalition (FPC) said it...

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Top Grads

June 20, 2014
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Top Grads

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Congratulations, Class of 2014!

June 20, 2014
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The following Jamaica Plain individuals and organizations are being congratulated for achievements in education: Jennifer Tejeda earned second academic honors from Clark University. David A. Meneses-Ontiveros earned academic honors at The Fenn School. Hannah N. Page was named to the Dean’s List at Saint Michael’s College. John Malachy Ryan Vallely graduated from Saint Michael’s...

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English High Class of ’14

June 20, 2014
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English High Class of ’14

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Nativity Prep Class of ’14

June 20, 2014
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Nativity Prep Class of ’14

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Use a concern for DND Heath St. parcels

June 20, 2014
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BACK OF THE HILL—The size and shape of any new development on 10 City-owned parcels along Heath Street need careful consideration, community members told the Department of Neighborhood Development (DND) planners at a June 5 meeting. DND Senior Development Officer for Housing John Feuerbach told the Gazette that, following a site visit of the...

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Audit: Local VA hospital wait times within range

June 20, 2014
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In the wake of a national Department of Veterans Affairs (VA) wait list scandal that led to patient deaths, a federal audit shows the local VA hospital at 150 S. Huntington Ave. manages to schedule appointments for local veterans within 30 days 99 percent of the time. But first-time patients have a significantly longer...

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Developer, neighbors ‘restart’ over controversial project

June 20, 2014
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Neighbors and the developer of a controversial project at 57 Wachusett St. have hit the “restart button” after recently meeting with each other, according to local resident Tess Pope. The meeting was brokered by Greg Galer of the Boston Preservation Alliance. “The meeting went really well,” she said. “We cleared a lot of air.”...

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Keeping the Beat

June 20, 2014
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Keeping the Beat

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