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Jamaica Plain

Keeping sight of the forest among the stumps

A new group aims to retain the shade

By Ron DePasquale
Globe Correspondent / July 23, 2006

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Jamaica Plain is one of Boston's leafiest neighborhoods, and the rustic atmosphere inspired Colonial bigwigs like John Hancock to build summer homes there. That bucolic feel won't last for long, says a new group called JP Trees, if developers keep clearing the big, shady oaks, elms, and maples that line the streets. (Full article: 562 words)

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