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  1. Happy ThanksgivingRead the original story w/Photo

    8 min ago | Dorchester Reporter, Dorchester MA

    Hubby and I have put the sign laid out with today's column in the yard every Thanksgiving for about a decade.

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  2. Protesters take out anger on Boston streetsRead the original story

    7 hrs ago | Boston Herald

    Boston and state police were forced to shut down major Hub intersections and form a line to block nearly 1,500 chanting protesters from marching onto a Interstate 93 and the Pike as the Ferguson, Mo., grand jury decision roiled the city last night - one of many protests that flared up from coast to coast. The Boston protesters, organized by a group calling itself "Black Lives Matter," chanted "Hands up, don't shoot!" and, "No justice, no peace!" - the rallying cries of people angered by the death of unarmed teen Michael Brown.

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  3. City: Contractor failed to pull permit on fatal jobRead the original story

    7 hrs ago | Boston Herald

    Work on a porch where a carpenter took a fatal plunge and another was injured in Jamaica Plain yesterday had begun well before the permit was pulled the day before, a City Hall spokeswoman said. The Inspectional Services Department will issue violations to the contractor at what officials say was an illegal porch reconstruction project.

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  4. One Worker Killed, Another Injured When Jamaica Plain Porch CollapsesRead the original story w/Photo

    13 hrs ago | Boston.com

    One worker was killed and another critically injured when the decking they were installing on a third-story porch at 89 Forest Hills Street in Jamaica Plain suddenly gave way just before 11 a.m. Tuesday. At least one of the men fell to the ground.

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  5. 1 killed, 1 hurt in Jamaica Plain deck collapseRead the original story w/Photo

    16 hrs ago | Boston.com

    One worker was fatally injured and another critically hurt when wooden decking they were apparently installing on a Jamaica Plain building suddenly collapsed, Boston police said. The incident is under investigation by the federal workplace safety agency, the Occupational Safety and Health Administration, along with the city's Inspectional Services Department and Boston police.

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  6. Jamaica Plain porch collapse injures two, one seriouslyRead the original story w/Photo

    20 hrs ago | Universal Hub

    Around 10:40 a.m. at 89 Forest Hills St. Two workers were building a third-floor rear porch when it collapsed onto the second-floor porch. Help keep Universal Hub going.

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  7. National Weather Service Increases Snowfall Prediction for Jamaica PlainRead the original story w/Photo

    20 hrs ago | Patch.com

    The National Weather Service has upped its snowfall prediction for Jamaica Plain. The NWS is now predicting that Jamaica Plain will most likely get between 3 to 5 inches of snow on Wednesday night and into Thursday.

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  8. 1 killed, 1 critically injured in Jamaica Plain porch fallRead the original story

    Saturday Nov 1 | Boston Herald

    One man was killed and another critically injured after falling from a porch they were building in Jamaica Plain, Boston police spokeswoman Neva Coakley said. Fire and police personnel responded to the rear of 89 Forest Hills Street, a three-story multi-unit apartment building, at 10:37 a.m. for a reported medical emergency, Boston Fire Department spokesman Steve MacDonald said.

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  9. Riot as the Language of the Unheard: Ferguson Protests Set to Continue In Fight For Racial JusticeRead the original story w/Photo

    20 hrs ago | Democracy Now

    Osagyefo Sekou , pastor from the First Baptist Church in Jamaica Plain Massachusetts who was dispatched to Ferguson by the Fellowship of Reconciliation. He went to high school in St. Louis and has family in Ferguson.

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  10. Small Business Voice: Ferris Wheels Bike ShopRead the original story w/Photo

    Monday | Patch.com

    "I'm proud of Ferris Wheels Bike Shop's emphasis on meeting the needs of everyday cyclists, whether they are year-round commuters who need snow tires and rain gear, or if they ride their bicycles for fun on summertime weekends," says Ferris on a note displayed on the shop website. "I'm proud to be a member of the Jamaica Plain community and glad to contribute to our culture of bicycle-positive urban living!" The store is open from 10 a.m. to 6:30 p.m. on weekdays, 10 a.m. to 5 p.m. on Saturdays, and 12 p.m. to 4 p.m. on Sundays.

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  11. How an Online Parenting Forum Scandal Made Me Bostona s Most Hated MomRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday Nov 21 | Boston.com

    This weekend, I experienced first-hand what it means to be the most hated mom on the playground. The most hated mom in the neighborhood.

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  12. Ain't No Scandal Like an Online Parenting Forum ScandalRead the original story w/Photo

    Monday | Boston.com

    This weekend, I experienced first-hand what it means to be the most hated mom on the playground. The most hated mom in the neighborhood.

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  13. Ahead of Ferguson decision, an education in nonviolenceRead the original story w/Photo

    Sunday | Boston.com

    Some wait in prayer, while others wait with anxious anticipation for a grand jury decision that could set the course of history here. And then there are those who have already plunged into protest.

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  14. 30-year volunteer Edna Heeg shares her spirit with great-grandsonRead the original story w/Photo

    Sunday | Cape Cod Times

    NORTH EASTHAM Edna Heeg, 93, has her ideas about keeping a family together. One idea is to host a family dinner every Sunday evening at her house.

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  15. Citizen complaint of the day: Tortured Jamaicaway artist just isn't very goodRead the original story w/Photo

    Sunday Nov 23 | Universal Hub

    You can't be a tortured artist if you don't have talent. This person is tagging the whole neighborhood and it's really becoming a problem.

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  16. Roxbury school aide charged with molesting childRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday Nov 21 | Universal Hub

    Boston Police report arresting Charles Ramsey, 85, on a charge of indecent assault and battery on a child under 14 for an incident at the Higginson/Lewis School earlier this month. Police say Ramsey has resigned from his position at the school.

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  17. Teacher's aide charged with sexual assault of student at Roxbury schoolRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday Nov 21 | Boston.com

    An 85-year-old teacher's aide was arrested on Friday for allegedly indecently assaulting a student at a Roxbury school last week, officials said. Following an investigation by the Boston police sexual assault unit, Charles Ramsey, of Boston, was charged with indecent assault and battery on a child under 14 years of age, according to authorities.

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  18. Calling All Jamaica Plain Small Businesses: Tell Us Your StoryRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday Nov 21 | Patch.com

    Small Business Saturday is designed to celebrate and call attention to the wonderful local businesses that make up the fabric of our communities. This year, consumers are asked to "Shop Small" on Saturday, Nov. 29. We're looking for Jamaica Plain small businesses that will be participating in Small Business Saturday.

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  19. Mass. ranks third best in addressing child homelessnessRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Nov 20 | The Daily Free Press

    A Monday report by the National Center on Family Homelessness determined that 1 in 30 children nationwide are experiencing homelessness, an epidemic that has reached a historic high. GRAPHIC BY EMILY ZABOSKI/DAILY FREE PRESS STAFF The National Center on Family Homelessness reported Monday that Massachusetts ranks third best in the nation in addressing child homelessness, an epidemic that reached a historic high nationwide.

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  20. Gluten-free trend incites app startups, expects increased market value in coming yearsRead the original story

    Thursday Nov 20 | The Daily Free Press

    Gluten, the protein composite that everyone loves to hate, has proven to be lucrative for businesses as more restaurants offer food that excludes wheat, barley, rye and wheat-rye hybrid triticale. Businesses directly addressing the gluten-free diet have spawned from consumer demand for all things gluten-free.

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