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  1. Northwestern DA expands probe for possible cases of contaminated evidenceRead the original story w/Photo

    8 hrs ago | MassLive.com

    NORTHAMPTON - The Northwestern District Attorney's Office is digging through its files in the wake of reports that evidence tampering by former chemist Sonja Farak at the state police crime lab in Amherst might go back to 2004. It had been thought that Farak's drug use went back to 2012, but a Boston Globe story reported that she told her therapists it began in 2004.

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  2. Thousands Expected to Fill Streets of Jamaica Plain For PorchfestRead the original story w/Photo

    10 hrs ago | Patch.com

    Thousands of folks are expected to hit the streets of Jamaica Plain this Saturday for the neighborhoods second annual music, dance and theater festival known at Porchfest . Porchfest is a free festival that's highlighted by a multitude of performances, including local musicians, dancers, storytelling, theater and much more.

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  3. Jamaica Plain Historical Society Offers August ToursRead the original story w/Photo

    10 hrs ago | Patch.com

    Thanks to Forest Hills Cemetery and the Forest Hills Educational Trust for sponsoring the event. The tours begin August 5th.

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  4. Interest from developers leads Boston to launch two neighborhood 'planning studies'Read the original story w/Photo

    13 hrs ago | Boston.com

    The Boston Redevelopment Authority will look into zoning laws in two areas that Mayor Marty Walsh's administration believes are "prime locations to support new middle-income housing" and other redevelopment, according to an announcement today. This summer the BRA will conduct planning studies in two "transit-oriented" areas that Mayor Walsh has been talking about since at least December: Washington Street and Columbus Avenue in Jamaica Plain and Roxbury and Dorchester Avenue in South Boston.

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  5. Boston Looks to Enhance Jamaica Plain Through Transit-Oriented DevelopmentRead the original story w/Photo

    14 hrs ago | Patch.com

    The Boston Redevelopment Authority will begun planning studies of the transit-oriented corridor on Jamaica Plain's Washington Street and Columbus Avenue. The studies will engage residents with the goal of preserving, enhancing, and growing neighborhood assets.

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  6. Boston's A.R.T. offers free summer theater and writing campRead the original story w/Photo

    Saturday | Examiner.com

    The American Repertory Theater in Cambridge Massachusetss and 826 Boston announce the third annual WORDplay Summer Theater and Writing Camp for children ages 11-14. Twenty-five students have been chosen by lottery to participate in the free, five-week camp from July 13 through August 14. WORDplay takes place Monday through Thursday, 1:30 - 5:30pm at 826 Boston's youth writing and tutoring center, located at 3035 Washington Street in Roxbury, MA.

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  7. July 2 At O'Day Park In The South End - Rhythm Of The Americas ProjectRead the original story

    Thursday Jul 2 | Mi2n

    Website: http://www.berklee.edu.com/news Taking place on Thursdays in July and August at outdoor locations across Boston, the six-concert Tito Puente Latin Music Series presents a soundscape of salsa, bolero, danzon, Afro-Latin, Caribbean, and more. Performers include Berklee faculty, students, alumni, and world-renowned artists from Puerto Rico, Colombia, and Venezuela.

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  8. Fourth of July Forecast: Chance For Showers in Jamaica Plain AreaRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday Jul 3 | Patch.com

    It looks as if mother nature could dampen Fourth of July festivities in the Jamaica Plain area. Showers are expected to roll in during the afternoon hours on Saturday, according to the latest Weather.com forecast.

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  9. Take Advantage of All Our Parks Have to OfferRead the original story

    Friday Jul 3 | East Boston Times-Free Press

    Now that summer is here, I would like to share with you the free events and programs offered to City residents of all ages by the Boston Parks and Recreation Department. As a boy growing up in Dorchester, I learned how important our parks and playgrounds are to the families of our City.

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  10. Chemist's drug thefts may have large-scale effectsRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Jul 2 | Boston.com

    For years, Sonja Farak was addicted to cocaine, methamphetamine, and amphetamines, the kind of drugs usually bought from street dealers in covert transactions that carry the constant risk of arrest. "She obtains the drugs for her job at the state drug lab, by taking portions of samples that have come in to be tested," wrote one of Farak's therapists after an April 2009 counseling session, according to newly public treatment records filed in Hampden County Superior Court.

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  11. Whole Foods CEOs Apologize For Pricing IssuesRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Jul 2 | Patch.com

    Whole Foods Market's CEOs apologized Thursday for pricing issues at the company's stores, a week after a New York investigation discovered that the company regularly overcharged customers for prepacked foods . "Straight up, we made some mistakes," Robb said, noting that the mistakes were both in the company's and in customers' favor."

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  12. A.R.T. & 868 Boston to Host 3rd Annual WORDplay Summer Theater and Writing CampRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Jul 2 | BroadwayWorld.com

    The American Repertory Theater and 826 Boston announce the third annual WORDplay Summer Theater and Writing Camp for children ages 11-14. Twenty-five students have been chosen by lottery to participate in the free, five-week camp from July 13 through August 14. WORDplay takes place Monday through Thursday, 1:30 - 5:30pm at 826 Boston's youth writing and tutoring center, located at 3035 Washington Street in Roxbury, MA.

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  13. New Southern-Style Kitchen Opens in Jamaica PlainRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Jul 2 | Patch.com

    You better believe customers will be greeted with an abundance of Southern hospitality when the eatery on 365 Centre Street opens its doors for business on July 2. The kitchen replaces the old Centre Street Sanctuary. The former owners of Brookline's Fairsted Kitchen will lead the endeavor.

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  14. JP woman plans Channel swim to aid Dublin HospitalRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Jul 2 | Dorchester Reporter, Dorchester MA

    Charlie Dorf, Reporter Correspondent Maura Twomey prepares for a scheduled swim across the English Channel by training in Dorchester Bay and the waters off of L Street in South Boston.

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  15. Cuban expats split over embassiesRead the original story

    Wednesday Jul 1 | Boston Herald

    The Cuban Interests Section, which serves as the de facto diplomatic mission of Cuba to the United States, is seen in Washington, Wednesday, July 1, 2015. President Barack Obama announced Wednesday that the U.S. and Cuba will reopen their embassies in Havana and Washington, heralding a "new chapter" in relations after a half-century of hostility.

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  16. Housing Authority Looks to Revitalize Jamaica Plain's Armory Street DevelopmentRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Jul 1 | Patch.com

    The Boston Housing Authority issued a Request for Proposals on Wednesday, inviting developers to submit revitalization plans for the Amory Street development. The building provides public housing for elderly and disabled residents in the Jamaica Plain neighborhood.

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  17. Mass. workers celebrate newRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Jul 1 | Nashoba Publishing Online

    After a successful fight at the polls and contentious negotiations period, new earned sick time regulations will go into effect in Massachusetts on Wednesday, extending benefits to more than a million workers across the Commonwealth. "From construction workers at the airport to people who just push wheelchairs to people who clean the airport, everyone needs paid sick time.

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  18. Take advantage of our city parksRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Jul 1 | Dorchester Reporter, Dorchester MA

    Now that summer is here, I would like to share with you the free events and programs offered to City residents of all ages by the Boston Parks and Recreation Department.

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  19. Albert Eiselein Jr., ObituaryRead the original story

    Wednesday Jul 1 | The Vermont Standard

    Albert C. Eiselein, Jr. passed away June 27 in Stuart, Florida. He is survived by his wife, Kathleen, three daughters Jane, of Dedham, Massachusetts, Emily, of New York, New York, and Ann, of Jamaica Plain, Massachusetts, and sons-in-law, Chris Larsen and Mark Miller.

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  20. Around the Region: July 1, 2015Read the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Jul 1 | Business Journal

    DLA Piper has named John Sullivan co-chair of its U.S. real estate practice. Sullivan is a partner in DLA Piper's Boston office.

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