Jamaica-Plain Newswire (Page 8)

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  1. In a time of crisis, Chris Hoeh's generosity comes full circleRead the original story w/Photo

    Apr 20, 2017 | Boston.com

    If you parse the meticulously crafted pages of his resume, the image of Chris Hoeh that slips into sharp focus is that of a good deed-doer whose generosity is part of the lore of Jamaica Plain. He's a second-grade teacher whose passion for social justice has won him national education awards.

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  2. Verizon's Ellis: We'll look at all options to expand our fiber networkRead the original story w/Photo

    Apr 20, 2017 | America's Network

    Verizon says it's going to weigh all options, including its own builds or purchasing another regional provider to expand its fiber network, to satisfy various emerging wireless and wireline needs. The service provider put a big bet on its fiber network earlier this week with a large purchase order with Corning, one that it says positions itself to satisfy multiple uses-wireless 5G, business, and FTTH broadband.

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  3. Aaron Hernandez found dead in cellRead the original story w/Photo

    Apr 19, 2017 | Boston Herald

    The apparent prison-cell suicide of convicted killer and disgraced New England Patriot Aaron Hernandez has triggered numerous calls for probes, while a Jamaica Plain juror who voted to acquit the ex-NFL star less than a week ago was stunned by the news. Hernandez, 27, used a bedsheet to hang himself from his cell window yesterday before guards found him about 3:05 a.m. at the Souza-Baranowski Correction Center, prison officials said.

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  4. On Martha's Vineyard, 44 drug cases dismissed after laboratory scandalRead the original story w/Photo

    Apr 19, 2017 | The Martha's Vineyard Times

    The misconduct of a single chemist, Annie Dookhan, at the Department of Public Health's Hinton Laboratory in Jamaica Plain, has morphed into a statewide crisis, where 1,067 drug cases from the Cape and Islands will be dismissed, according to a press release from District Attorney Michael O'Keefe. On Martha's Vineyard, two cases in Superior Court have already been dealt with, and another three are scheduled for dismissal, Mr. O'Keefe told The Times on Wednesday.

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  5. Chemist admits botching crime lab results for nearly a decadeRead the original story

    Apr 19, 2017 | New York Post

    More than 20,000 drug convictions in Massachusetts will be tossed out after a lab chemist admitted she intentionally botched evidence for nearly a decade. Annie Dookhan pleaded guilty to faking lab results and contaminating samples between 2003 to 2012, casting doubt on 40,000 cases she handled at the Hinton laboratory in Jamaica Plain, the Boston Globe reported.

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  6. New Boiler Upgrades at Jamaica Plain Julia Martin House Result in 34% Energy SavingsRead the original story w/Photo

    Apr 19, 2017 | PR Log

    JAMAICA PLAIN, Mass. - April 19, 2017 - PRLog -- Full-service real estate and property management firm Peabody Properties announced that they have reduced the gas consumption of the Julia Martin House, located in Jamaica Plain, by 34% as a result of the installation of a new, upgraded boiler system.

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  7. Prosecutors likely to toss thousands of tainted drug casesRead the original story

    Apr 19, 2017 | The Oak Ridge Observer

    A mass dismissal of wrongful convictions a' perhaps the biggest ever a' unfolded in a Boston courthouse on Tuesday, as prosecutors in seven MA counties dropped more than 23,000 low-level drug cases tainted by the work of a rogue lab chemist. There is no current public list of Farak cases, advocates said.

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  8. Walsh Releases Capital Plan For The CityRead the original story

    Apr 14, 2017 | WGBH

    Walsh said his proposed plan would invest one billion dollars over the next decade to renovate the city's schools. "It's going to make a huge impact," he said.

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  9. Annie Dookhan served three years in prison and was paroled in April 2016.Read the original story w/Photo

    Apr 18, 2017 | Boston.com

    Prosecutors across the state on Tuesday said they would collectively throw out more than 20,000 cases that relied on evidence handled by a disgraced drug lab chemist, Annie Dookhan. The dramatic step, which specialists called unprecedented in scope, follows years of litigation by defendants whose cases involved evidence that was analyzed by Dookhan, who pleaded guilty to tampering with drug samples and fabricating results.

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  10. This year, Boston-area renters may feel less pressured as new buildings openRead the original story w/Photo

    Apr 17, 2017 | Boston.com

    It's musical chairs season for Boston-area rentals as the rush to score apartments for the popular months of June and September gets underway. But unlike in years past, renters may find themselves with more options, less pressure, and smaller rent spikes because more new units have flooded the market, according to some real estate agents.

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  11. Sally Gorham, teacher,a West Roxbury residentRead the original story

    Apr 15, 2017 | Boston Herald

    She was a graduate of Our Lady of Lourdes in Jamaica Plain, St. Mary's High School in Brookline and a 1959 graduate of Regis College. She retired in 1999 as principal of the Oliver Hazard Perry School in South Boston, where she worked for 23 years.

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  12. Opening of new park in Boston highlights dawn of new era for Emerald NecklaceRead the original story w/Photo

    Apr 15, 2017 | Boston.com

    Leverett Pond comes to a point just south of Route 9, and the Emerald Necklace narrows along with it, becoming vanishingly thin as the string of parks meets the major thoroughfare that has been one of its most intractable interruptions. For years, only a small gap in the median strip beckoned walkers and bikers to traverse the traffic and continue along the Muddy River toward the Fenway.

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  13. Female reverend reveals she had an abortion 12 years agoRead the original story w/Photo

    Apr 14, 2017 | Daily Mail

    'There's a little bit of sadness': Female reverend reveals how she had an abortion 12 years ago during a crumbling marriage A female reverend has revealed how she had an abortion nearly 12 years ago and how the mother-of-one suffered some sadness in not having two children. Reverend Susan Chorley was in a crumbling marriage, had a two-year-old son and was stressed out as relatively new pastor when she decided to get an abortion.

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  14. Mass. man soliciting money as combat vet is accused of stolen valorRead the original story w/Photo

    Apr 13, 2017 | Stars and Stripes

    A local man allegedly misrepresented himself as a Wounded Warrior Project volunteer and an ex-combat medic who saw action in both the Korean and Vietnam wars, despite being born a few months before the U.S. became involved in the Korean War. James G. Gough, 67, of 2 Svea St., Worcester, is charged with larceny under $250 by false pretense, and stolen valor, fraudulent representation as a recipient of military honor.

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  15. Dianne Williamson: Drug addict wants a safe placea to die Posted atRead the original story w/Photo

    Apr 12, 2017 | Worcester Telegram & Gazette

    On Tuesday, the Worcester man languished for the 29th day in a sixth-floor room at UMass Memorial Medical Center, his body racked with metastatic lung cancer that has invaded his bones and his brain. With just weeks to live, he belongs in a nursing home.

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  16. Editorial: After years on ice, JP hockey rink deserves fundsRead the original story w/Photo

    Apr 11, 2017 | Boston.com

    Francisco Fernandez and Lorrie Pearson, youth leaders/teen activists with the Hyde Square Task Force, campaigned at Jackson Square Station for the recreation center. Not that field of dreams, but an ice rink located at the border of Roxbury and Jamaica Plain, two of the few neighborhoods in the city without a permanent, indoor rink.

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  17. Barry Chin/Globe Staff Push for Jackson Sq. recreation center hits home stretchRead the original story w/Photo

    Apr 9, 2017 | Boston.com

    These teens weren't even alive when the hockey rinks in Jamaica Plain and Roxbury were torn down more than 20 years ago. But they know something is missing from their quickly changing neighborhoods.

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  18. 6-2-2014 Jamaica Plain, Mass. Samuel Adams Brewery founder Jim Koch...Read the original story w/Photo

    Apr 9, 2017 | Boston.com

    In a New York Times opinion piece Friday , Koch says the American craft beer industry's rise may be coming to an end - in part due to insufficient government anti-trust rules have allowed two top mega-brewers to monopolize the market. Koch said recent mergers by the top beer conglomerates in 2008 and 2016 had resulted in an increase in prices and the loss of 5,000 American jobs.

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  19. Hill Applies for City's 'Neighborhood Slow Streets' ProgramRead the original story

    Apr 7, 2017 | Beacon Hill Times

    Under the auspices of the Beacon Hill Traffic and Parking Committee, the neighborhood has applied to participate in the city's "Neighborhood Slow Streets" program. Each year, residents, neighborhood associations and other community-based organizations can apply for traffic calming in a specific neighborhood.

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  20. A mosaic of hate: Bigotry finds a voice and venueRead the original story w/Photo

    Apr 6, 2017 | Boston.com

    Zaki Alaoui, a Milton Academy freshman, was crossing a street on campus with two friends recently. They stopped to let a car pass.

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