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  1. MSPCA-Angell Pet of the Week: Buster the dogRead the original story w/Photo

    17 hrs ago | WHDH

    Poor Buster lost his home when his previous owner's lost theirs. And now this handsome and playful Boston Terrier is hoping for a new home for the Holidays.

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  2. Neighbors Helped This Immigrant-Owned Dry Cleaner in Boston Go Nontoxic-and Stay in BusinessRead the original story w/Photo

    20 hrs ago | Yes! Magazine

    Organizations that aim to reduce the use of toxic chemicals have long focused on shutting down offending businesses. But this story from Boston shows another way.

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  3. BRA approves apartments, condos on grassy field down from Forest Hills T stopRead the original story w/Photo

    22 hrs ago | Universal Hub

    The BRA yesterday approved a 124-unit housing project on the long grassy field on Hyde Park Avenue between Ukraine Way and Tollgate Cemetery. Urbanica, Inc., is proposing 48 townhouse condos and 76 apartments on the parcel, which once sat under the end of the elevated Orange Line.

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  4. GOP to fight Obama over Cuba decisionRead the original story

    Yesterday | Boston Herald

    Republicans vowed to fight President Obama's decision to unilaterally normalize relations with Communist Cuba - including blocking the nomination of a U.S. ambassador to Havana and freezing funds to construct an embassy - and an expert warned the commander in chief could be in for a tough fight. "It's going to be extremely difficult for President Obama to put any ambassador through," said Ana Quintana, a Latin American expert at the Heritage Foundation and a first generation Cuban American.

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  5. Man on a missionRead the original story w/Photo

    Yesterday | Worcester Telegram & Gazette

    The Rev. John Tokaz of the Franciscan Capuchin Friars of Jamaica Plain shops at Wegmans on Thursday. (T&G Staff/CHRISTINE HOCHKEPPEL)

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  6. A Film a Day for Monthly Fee...at AMC Near Jamaica Plain?Read the original story w/Photo

    Thursday | Patch.com

    In an effort to increase the amount of Millennial moviegoers, AMC Theatres has agreed to a pilot partnership with MoviePass, a company focused on letting people attend a movie a day for one monthly fee. Technology blog Gizmodo stated that monthly subscription packages will be offered for $35 and $45.

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  7. Free Info Session on Work Opportunities for Professionals of 55+Read the original story w/Photo

    Thursday | Patch.com

    There will be a free information session on ReServe Greater Boston, a service opportunity nonprofit for people ages 55 and up, on Friday, Jan. 9 from 10 a.m. to 11:30 a.m. The Jamaica Plain organization is calling their premiere event First Impressions. Attendees will learn more ReServe, which connects professional 55+ individuals with stipend work opportunities at local nonprofit and public agencies.

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  8. Mixed Reaction Among Locals To Obama's Cuba AnnouncementRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Dec 17 | WBUR-AM Boston

    There was mixed reaction in Boston's Cuban-American community to the Obama administration's announcement Wednesday that it would change its policy and begin talks on normalizing relations between the two nations. Nobel Garcia, proprietor of El Oriental De Cuba restaurant in Jamaica Plain, welcomed the news - which he said is "too long in coming."

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  9. Cuban exiles cling to decades-old paradigmsRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Dec 17 | Boston.com

    It started as a normal day at El Oriental de Cuba, but things quickly got exciting. With the historic news this morning signaling a new and long-awaited era in US-Cuba foreign relations , owner Nobel Garcia was flooded with media requests to comment.

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  10. BRA Meeting Agenda: Dec. 18, 2014Read the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Dec 17 | Business Journal

    Up for discussion at the Boston Redevelopment Authority's Dec. 18 board meeting is Wentworth Institute of Technology's plans for a new athletics complex on Sweeney Field. The Boston Redevelopment Authority on Thursday evening will host its monthly board meeting.

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  11. Baker: Protests are 'what Boston should be all about'Read the original story

    Tuesday Dec 16 | Boston Herald

    TAKING ACTION: Demonstrators take to the streets in Boston yesterday to protest against the use of lethal force by some police officers in Ferguson, Mo., and New York City. As Hub high school students marched in the streets of Boston yesterday in protest of controversial grand jury decisions in Ferguson, Mo., and New York City, Gov.-elect Charlie Baker voiced support for the ongoing demonstrations, which have drawn thousands to city streets in recent weeks - but have cost the state and city at least $2 million to keep the peace. 1 comment

  12. Charges reduced for most protesters who snarled traffic SaturdayRead the original story

    Tuesday Dec 16 | Boston Herald

    The first wave of 23 protesters arrested by state police Saturday afternoon as they snarled traffic in downtown Boston marched into a courtroom today and - for the most part - were sent home with a wrist slap. Jonathan Lees, 29, of Jamaica Plain, pleaded not guilty to assault and battery on a police officer and disorderly conduct.

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  13. Cambrian Explosion in Boston?Read the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Dec 16 | The Bluegrass Blog

    Here's word of another new EP coming from the burgeoning Boston contemporary bluegrass scene. This time it's guitarist Andy Cambria putting together a solo project with several of his friends.

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  14. Jamaica Plain Man Among Eight Arrested at ProtestRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Dec 16 | Patch.com

    Seven were charged with disorderly conduct, which Suffolk prosecutors moved to amend to civil infractions rather than criminal complaints. Those seven included three men and four women from 19 to 47 years of age, with one a resident of Boston and the rest residing in Cambridge, Somerville, Ipswich, Maine, New York, and Vermont, a recent press release indicated.

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  15. Taking the trolley from Forest Hills to MattapanRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Dec 16 | Universal Hub

    I love how this city used to have all of these trolleys. I wish the current city/state/MBTA administrations would push to rebuild more of this lost infrastructure.

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  16. Ensemble introduces young composers in Jamaica PlainRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Dec 16 | Boston.com

    'I feel like you lose the magic a little bit when I tell you what it all is," the composer Robert Honstein confessed, laughing, on Saturday afternoon at St. John's Episcopal Church in Jamaica Plain. Seated beside a string quartet representing the Boston Young Composers Ensemble, Honstein had been asked to explain how sounds and gestures in his 2013 piece "Arctic" corresponded to his impressions of the photographer Chris McCaw's elaborate "Sunburn" series of Arctic Circle images.

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  17. Demolition Started at $90M Jamaica Plain Housing DevelopmentRead the original story w/Photo

    Monday Dec 15 | Patch.com

    Demolition has started on The Commons at Forest Hills Station, a $90 million, 283-unit midmarket apartment complex in Jamaica Plain. The Boston Business Journal reported that the building is located on a 2.8-acre site at 3593-3615 Washington St. just up from the Forest Hills public transit stop in Jamaica Plain.

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  18. Eight Expected in Court This Week for Thefts Totaling $700kRead the original story w/Photo

    Monday Dec 15 | Patch.com

    Eight defendants face arraignment this week for their alleged roles in a nationwide scam that drained hundreds of thousands of dollars from the victims' home equity lines of credit. A recent press release said that Ricardo Peterson, 34, of Roxbury, Miguel Balan, 21, of Revere, John Bristow, 41, of Dedham, Molijah Burey, 23, of Dorchester and Troy Fernandez, 25, of Dorchester are expected to be arraigned Tuesday in Suffolk Superior Court on charges of receiving stolen goods over $250, larceny over $250, conspiracy, and money laundering.

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  19. Unlimited Sotheby's International Realty Welcomes Three AgentsRead the original story w/Photo

    Monday Dec 15 | Patch.com

    Unlimited Sotheby's International Realty , a leading full-service real estate brokerage in the Greater Boston area, announced Monday that real estate agents Susan Zutrau, Sonya Kirasirova and Rob Silverman have joined the agency. "We're thrilled to welcome Zutrau, Kirasirova and Silverman to our sales team," said Jon Ufland, Principal & Managing Broker, Unlimited Sotheby's International Realty as part of a recent press release.

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  20. Demolition underway at $90M Jamaica Plain housing developmentRead the original story w/Photo

    Monday Dec 15 | Business Journal

    Demolition has started on The Commons at Forest Hills Station, a $90 million, 243-unit midmarket apartment complex in Jamaica Plain.

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