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  1. Councilors: FAA explanation on new jet noise doesn't flyRead the original story w/Photo

    Feb 4, 2015 | Universal Hub

    Several city councilors say new flight paths out of Logan Airport have shifted early morning flights over neighborhoods not used to being awoken at 5:15 a.m. by low-flying jets - and they want the FAA and Massport to explain what they're going to do about that. "It's really impacting heavily the quality of life of constituents in my area, who are not as familiar with low flying airplanes as they are now," City Councilor Tim McCarthy said, adding he has also heard complaints from neighboring West Roxbury and Jamaica Plain.

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  2. Workspace: Jamaica Plain postal worker retires after 26 yearsRead the original story w/Photo

    Feb 4, 2015 | Boston.com

    For six and a half hours most days, Lynette Dion has walked, beginning on South Street near the state crime lab, making her way from Saint Rose Street into the neighborhoods north of the Forest Hills rail station. On Friday, she walked the route for the last time, delivering mail and saying goodbyes to a most unusual workplace.

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  3. Judge considers blocking lawRead the original story w/Photo

    Feb 3, 2015 | Boston Herald

    A federal judge is mulling whether to block proposed legislation that would regulate ride-for-hire services Uber and Lyft and allow them to work around state hackney laws. At a hearing yesterday in U.S. District Court in Boston, lawyers for licensed taxi driver Joseph Pierre of Brockton, Raphael Ophir of Jamaica Plain, and the Boston Taxi Owners Association called for an emergency injunction against the legislation.

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  4. Morey Walker to announce mayoral bid in GreenfieldRead the original story w/Photo

    Feb 2, 2015 | The Recorder

    Patricia Morey Walker, of High Street, will hold a formal campaign announcement at 5 p.m. Friday in The Arts Block.

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  5. Editorial: Finish Muddy River improvementsRead the original story w/Photo

    Feb 2, 2015 | Boston.com

    AS PART of his fiscal year 2016 budget proposal , President Obama should direct the Army Corps of Engineers to finish the job it started on the Muddy River, which flows from Jamaica Plain to the Charles River and forms part of Fredrick Law Olmsted's historic Emerald Necklace. After decades of construction, it's about time.

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  6. Netta Lucas Weekes, 96Read the original story w/Photo

    Feb 1, 2015 | Cape Cod Times

    FRAMINGHAM – Netta Lucas Weekes, age 96, died after a period of declining health on Jan. 25, 2015. She was the widow of Dr. Don J. Weekes and is survived by her sisters, Ruth Henry-Jones of Los Altos, CA and Elizabeth Livingstone of Bedford, NH, and by many nephews and nieces.

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  7. So many citizens, united, can't be wrongRead the original story w/Photo

    Feb 1, 2015 | Worcester Telegram & Gazette

    In dismissing critics of the Supreme Court's Citizens United decision as having "almost no idea of what they are talking about," the Telegram & Gazette's editorial board reveals its contempt for the more than one million Bay Staters, including Telegram & Gazette readers, who in town meetings, at the ballot box, and through a nearly unanimous vote of their elected state legislators have called for a constitutional amendment overturning the decision. The 5-4 Citizens United decision dramatically enhanced the "corporate rights" doctrine and has unleashed a flood of corporate and other special interest money - much of it from hidden donors - into federal, state, and local elections.

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  8. Pats fans go to the wall in Jamaica PlainRead the original story w/Photo

    Jan 31, 2015 | Universal Hub

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  9. Another armed robbery in Jamaica Plain, but this time, an arrest madeRead the original story w/Photo

    Jan 30, 2015 | Universal Hub

    A Somerville man already charged with two armed holdups in Cambridge now also faces charges he held up a sandwich shop in Jamaica Plain last week. Police declined to say whether they think Richard Perry, 41, has any connection with four other armed holdups in Jamaica Plain , but said they are looking for another possible suspect in connection with the Jan. 22 robbery at Tostado, 300 Centre St. - and that their investigation into the other robberies remains active.

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  10. Kids need more sleep and later school start timesRead the original story w/Photo

    Jan 30, 2015 | Kevin, M.D.

    Last August, the American Academy of Pediatrics issued a statement regarding school start times, really a plea to all middle and high schools to start the school day no earlier than 8:30 a.m. The statement emerged as a result of accumulating evidence showing that earlier school start times effectively restrict an adolescent's ability to get regular healthful sleep. The timing of the AAP's statement came on the heels of another sentinel event in my family's life.

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  11. Bald Eagle finds Jamaica Pond to its likingRead the original story w/Photo

    Jan 29, 2015 | Universal Hub

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  12. Two Charged in Shooting at Forest Hills StationRead the original story w/Photo

    Jan 29, 2015 | Patch.com

    Two men were arraigned Thursday after Boston Police stopped them as they fled the scene of a double shooting at Forest Hills MBTA station, Suffolk County District Attorney Daniel F. Conley said. According to a recent press release, Reginald Price, 18, of Jamaica Plain and Nicholas Bootman, 18, of Dorchester were arraigned in West Roxbury Municipal Court on charges of assault and battery with a dangerous weapon, assault and battery with a dangerous weapon on a person over age 60, assault and battery on a person over age 60 causing serious bodily injury, unlawful possession of a firearm, unlawful possession of ammunition, carrying a loaded firearm and discharging a firearm within 500 feet of a building.

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  13. DA: Teen wasn't even looking when he opened fire inside Forest Hills stationRead the original story w/Photo

    Jan 29, 2015 | Universal Hub

    An argument between two groups of teens inside Forest Hills station on Monday ended with one kid opening fire with a gun , hitting two women who had nothing to do with the beef, and missing his antagonists completely, a prosecutor said today. West Roxbury Municipal Court Judge Mary Ann Driscoll set bail for Reginald Price, 18, of Jamaica Plain, at $50,000 for the 2 p.m. incident, which sent one of the women to the hospital with life-threatening back injuries.

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  14. Recovery program looking to buy in Polish TriangleRead the original story w/Photo

    Jan 29, 2015 | Dorchester Reporter, Dorchester MA

    Volunteers of America is undertaking $50,000 in renovations to upgrade this building at 18 Mt.

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  15. Marty Walsh urges patience as city tackles roadsRead the original story

    Jan 28, 2015 | Boston Herald

    Mayor Martin J. Walsh is pleading for patience from blizzard-battered residents who have called his hotline complaining the plows missed their streets or did a lousy job. "I ask you to be patient.

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  16. New push to allow undocumented immigrants in-state tuitionRead the original story w/Photo

    Jan 28, 2015 | SouthCoastToday.com

    Undocumented immigrant students living in Massachusetts are lobbying for access to in-state tuition rates at public universities and colleges. “I think it's a matter of fundamental fairness,” said state Rep. Denise Provost, D-Somerville.

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  17. Tuesday Wasn't a Snow Day for Everyone in BostonRead the original story w/Photo

    Jan 28, 2015 | Boston.com

    Not everyone in Boston had a snow day Tuesday. If you didn't get to stock up on food or booze before the storm and had to venture out, be thankful that these workers walked through the snow for you.

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  18. Expanding Cohousing: The New, Old-Fashioned American DreamRead the original story w/Photo

    Jan 28, 2015 | Boston.com

    After recently pitching more than half a dozen TV executives on a sitcom inspired by her life in a Cambridge cohousing community, Melissa Burch came to a simple conclusion: The cohousing movement, which has existed in the U.S. for more than 25 years, came to the Boston Metro area in the mid-1990s. There are now two successful cohousing communities in which people live in condominiums specially designed to encourage sharing and neighborly interaction in Cambridge and one in Jamaica Plain.

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  19. Meteorologists warn: Another snowstorm heading to Bay State tomorrowRead the original story w/Photo

    Jan 28, 2015 | Boston Herald

    Jamaica Plain resident Sylvie Dijan helps her son Emile, 6, get out of the deep snow on the Southwest Corridor bike path in Jamaica Plain Tuesday as winter storm Juno continued to dump 1-2 feet of snow on the area. The travel ban has been lifted and the MBTA, commuter rail and Logan Airport are back in business this morning -- but blizzard-fatigued Bay Staters have another storm to prepare for.

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  20. Longfellow Bridge closes for snow removalRead the original story w/Photo

    Jan 27, 2015 | Boston Herald

    Snow plows work on keeping the roads clear in Jamaica Plain on Tuesday, Jan. 27, 2015 as the year's first major snowstorm promises to dump at least two feet of snow on the area. Herald Photo By Jacob Belcher Longfellow Bridge between Boston and Cambridge closed at 1:30 p.m. for snow removal, and there is no estimate yet for when it will reopen, public safety officials said today.

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