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Molly Pretorius (center) and Christine Junge (right) chatted at the Jamaica Plain Neighbors For Neighbors meeting last week.

Mighty neighborly

Social theory comes to life as communities fight crime

By Adrienne P. Samuels
Globe Staff / June 13, 2006

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Joseph Porcelli was sick of learning about people getting mugged as they departed the Orange Line's Stony Brook station near his home in Jamaica Plain. So back in August 2004, the longtime DJ approached his neighbors and asked them to stand watch, every night, on the front porch. (Full article: 887 words)

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