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MSPCA Seeks a Ho-Ho-Home for Tiny Yorkie with ‘Floating Head’

If badges for courage were awarded to homeless animals then two-year-old Yorkshire Terrier “Scrappy” would surely win, say staff at the MSPCA-Angell who have been caring for the tiny four-legged pup since he arrived at the shelter in August barely able to walk, and with a worrisome leftward tilt to his head. (more…) Continue Reading →

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JP Resident Performing in Ghost Light Players’ Holiday ‘Radio Play’

For the third year in a row, Ghost Light Players of MetroWest will be holding their annual fundraising event in the form of a live radio play. This year’s production is an adaptation of the Charles Dickens classic, ‘A Christmas Carol,’ and Jamaica Plain resident Jeff Kimball will be the music director and accompanist. (more…) Continue Reading →

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Zoo New England Merges with Grassroots Wildlife Conservation

Zoo New England officials recently announced that Grassroots Wildlife Conservation has become part of Zoo New England. Grassroots Wildlife Conservation is a local non-profit organization with proven success and commitment to preserving rare and threatened species in eastern Massachusetts such as Blanding’s turtles, eastern spadefoot toads and has started to protect spotted turtles in West Roxbury. (more…) Continue Reading →

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