6 hours ago

January 2018 Neighborhood Council & Committee Meetings (Rev. 3)

Environment, Parks & Energy Committee: Thursday, January 25, 2018, at 6:00 pm, at JP Licks, 659 Centre Street. Agenda: TBA.

    January 2018 Neighborhood Council & Committee Meetings (Rev. 3)
    Environment, Parks & Energy Committee: Thursday, January 25, 2018, at 6:00 pm, at JP Licks, 659 Centre Street. Agenda: TBA. Tuesday, January 23, 2018, 7:00 pm Farnsworth House, 90 South Street Agenda 1.Introductions. 2.Review/approve minutes of the December 19, 2017, Council meeting. 3. Announcements. 4..Q & A with Representative Liz Malia 5.
    http://www.jpnc.org

8 hours ago

Thank you to all of our supporters throughout...

Thank you to all of our supporters throughout the 2017 farmers market season. The Egleston Square Farmers Market has taken a winter hiatus and will return in the spring. Please stay tuned for more updates as they are available. Best, 2017 ESFM Vendors

    Egleston Farmers Market
    Egleston Farmers Market, Jamaica Plain, Massachusetts. 2,461 likes · 5 talking about this · 657 were here. The Egleston Farmers Market is a community based initiative to bring locally grown and...
    https://www.facebook.com

11 hours ago

A Jamaica Plain duo was honored as Heroes Amo...

A Jamaica Plain duo was honored as Heroes Among Us at a recent Boston Celtics game

    Jamaica Plain Pair Honored by Celtics as Heroes Among Us
    One of the most popular in-house Boston Celtics interludes is Heroes Among Us, which honors individuals who have made exceptional and lasting contributions to the community. Recently, a Jamaica Plain duo were honored during the Jan. 16th home game against the New Orleans Pelicans.
    http://www.jamaicaplainnews.com

12 hours ago

Jamaica Plain Pair Honored by Celtics as Heroes Among Us

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    Jamaica Plain Pair Honored by Celtics as Heroes Among Us
    One of the most popular in-house Boston Celtics interludes is Heroes Among Us, which honors individuals who have made exceptional and lasting contributions to the community. Recently, a Jamaica Plain duo were honored during the Jan. 16th home game against the New Orleans Pelicans.
    http://www.jamaicaplainnews.com

43 hours ago

2 days ago

About 100 players from local youth centers an...

About 100 players from local youth centers and Boston first responder teams hooped it up at the Behind the Badges Basketball Tournament held at Curtis Hall

    Behind the Badges Basketball Tournament Held at Curtis Hall
    The 2nd Annual Meet the Faces Behind the Badges basketball tournament was held at Curtis Hall on Jan. 13 and 14th. Sponsors included the Boston Center for Youth & Families, the South Street Youth Center and the Boston Police. About 100 players from local youth centers and Boston fir
    http://www.jamaicaplainnews.com

2 days ago

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3 days ago

The city named seven artists-in-residences an...

The city named seven artists-in-residences and two have JP connections

    Jamaica Plain Resident Among 7 Chosen for Boston's Artist-in-Residence Program
    One Jamaica Plain resident and a faculty member of the Southern Jamaica Plain's Racial Reconciliation and Healing Project were among seven chosen for the city's Artist-in-Residence program for 2018. This year is the third year for the program that creates a collaboration between the art
    http://www.jamaicaplainnews.com

3 days ago

Jamaica Plain Resident Among 7 Chosen for Boston’s Artist-in-Residence Program

(http://www.jamaicaplainnews.com/2018/01/19/jamaica-plain-resident-among-7-chosen-for-bostons-artist-in-residence-program/30203)

    Jamaica Plain Resident Among 7 Chosen for Boston's Artist-in-Residence Program
    One Jamaica Plain resident and a faculty member of the Southern Jamaica Plain's Racial Reconciliation and Healing Project were among seven chosen for the city's Artist-in-Residence program for 2018. This year is the third year for the program that creates a collaboration between the art
    http://www.jamaicaplainnews.com

3 days ago

Behind the Badges Basketball Tournament Held at Curtis Hall

(http://www.jamaicaplainnews.com/2018/01/19/behind-the-badges-basketball-tournament-held-at-curtis-hall/30275)

    Behind the Badges Basketball Tournament Held at Curtis Hall
    The 2nd Annual Meet the Faces Behind the Badges basketball tournament was held at Curtis Hall on Jan. 13 and 14th. Sponsors included the Boston Center for Youth & Families, the South Street Youth Center and the Boston Police. About 100 players from local youth centers and Boston fir
    http://www.jamaicaplainnews.com

4 days ago

Friday and Saturday 9pm this Fall we are indu...

Friday and Saturday 9pm this Fall we are indulging in the 'Water of Life'. Come and join us for a Dram Session each Friday and Saturday at 9pm onwards when we present four different Single Malts and give you the lowdown on each one. You can join us at the cask or enjoy them at your table. Lowland/Highland/Speyside/Islay - a Journey through taste and time! YOU CAN GET TICKETS HERE http://thehavenjp.com/2018/01/dram-night-friday-and-saturday-2/

    DRAM NIGHT FRIDAY AND SATURDAY
    Friday and Saturday 9pm this Fall we are indulging in the 'Water of Life'. Come and join us for aDram Session each Friday and Saturday at 9pm onwards when we present four different Single Malts and give you the lowdown on each one. You can join us at the cask or enjoy them at your table.
    http://thehavenjp.com

4 days ago

This would be a unique business to own! JP Kn...

This would be a unique business to own! JP Knit & Stitch is for sale

    This Ain't No Yarn: JP Knit & Stitch Is For Sale
    Do you love yarn and have always wanted your own knitting business? Here's your opportunity because JP Knit & Stitch is for sale. "Our five year lease is up and this seems like the perfect opportunity to transition ownership of the shop.
    http://www.jamaicaplainnews.com

4 days ago

This Ain’t No Yarn: JP Knit & Stitch Is For Sale

(http://www.jamaicaplainnews.com/2018/01/18/jp-knit-stitch-is-for-sale/30188)

    This Ain't No Yarn: JP Knit & Stitch Is For Sale
    Do you love yarn and have always wanted your own knitting business? Here's your opportunity because JP Knit & Stitch is for sale. "Our five year lease is up and this seems like the perfect opportunity to transition ownership of the shop.
    http://www.jamaicaplainnews.com

4 days ago

5 days ago

A Jamaica Plain resident was named the admini...

A Jamaica Plain resident was named the administrator for the Museum of African-American History's Inaugural Book Award

    JP Resident Named Administrator for Museum of African-American History's Inaugural Book Award
    Jamaica Plain resident Pamela D. Waterman has been named Book Award Administrator for the inaugural Museum of African-American History (MAAH) Stone Book Award, which will honor non-fiction literature that celebrates African American history and culture. The award, which includes a $25,000 pri
    http://www.jamaicaplainnews.com

5 days ago

Tomorrow there will be a celebration of Jamai...

Tomorrow there will be a celebration of Jamaica Pond Park with a discussion about a new pedestrian walk from the Cabot Estates and a new path around Jamaica Pond

    New Pedestrian Walk, Path Around Pond Being Discussed at Celebration of Jamaica Pond Park Meeting
    Two grants that will fund the creation of a new path around Jamaica Pond and a pedestrian walk from the Cabot Estates into Jamaica Pond Park will be discussed at a meeting on Thursday night. The grants will also provide funding for landscaping. The Jane Addams-Ellen Swallow Richards-Harriet
    http://www.jamaicaplainnews.com

5 days ago

New Pedestrian Walk, Path Around Pond Being Discussed at Celebration of Jamaica Pond Park Meeting

(http://www.jamaicaplainnews.com/2018/01/17/new-pedestrian-walk-path-around-pond-being-discussed-at-celebration-of-jamaica-pond-park-meeting/30244)

    New Pedestrian Walk, Path Around Pond Being Discussed at Celebration of Jamaica Pond Park Meeting
    Two grants that will fund the creation of a new path around Jamaica Pond and a pedestrian walk from the Cabot Estates into Jamaica Pond Park will be discussed at a meeting on Thursday night. The grants will also provide funding for landscaping. The Jane Addams-Ellen Swallow Richards-Harriet
    http://www.jamaicaplainnews.com

5 days ago

5 days ago

Letter: Mildred C. Hailey Tenant Organization Thanks Law Enforcement for Recent Drug and Gun Arrests

(http://www.jamaicaplainnews.com/2018/01/16/letter-mildred-c-hailey-tenant-organization-thanks-law-enforcement-for-recent-drug-and-gun-arrests/30278)

    Letter: Mildred C. Hailey Tenant Organization Thanks Law Enforcement for Recent Drug and Gun Arrests
    In partnership and unity, communities find the strength to uplift. Our community, the Mildred C. Hailey Apartments in Jamaica Plain personifies this. On Monday, January 8th, a large-scale arrest involving our community took place in the culmination of a two-year investigation. It is an important ste
    http://www.jamaicaplainnews.com

6 days ago

The president of the tenant organization for ...

The president of the tenant organization for the Mildred C. Hailey Apartments thanked Boston Police and the FBI for their recent two-year investigation.

    Letter: Mildred C. Hailey Tenant Organization Thanks Law Enforcement for Recent Drug and Gun Arrests
    In partnership and unity, communities find the strength to uplift. Our community, the Mildred C. Hailey Apartments in Jamaica Plain personifies this. On Monday, January 8th, a large-scale arrest involving our community took place in the culmination of a two-year investigation. It is an important ste
    http://www.jamaicaplainnews.com

6 days ago

JP Resident Named Administrator for Museum of African-American History’s Inaugural Book Award

(http://www.jamaicaplainnews.com/2018/01/16/jp-resident-named-administrator-for-museum-of-african-american-historys-inaugural-book-award/30182)

    JP Resident Named Administrator for Museum of African-American History's Inaugural Book Award
    Jamaica Plain resident Pamela D. Waterman has been named Book Award Administrator for the inaugural Museum of African-American History (MAAH) Stone Book Award, which will honor non-fiction literature that celebrates African American history and culture. The award, which includes a $25,000 pri
    http://www.jamaicaplainnews.com

6 days ago

Read: State Sen. Chang-Diaz’s Impassioned Speech for Criminal Justice Reform at MLK Day Breakfast

(http://www.jamaicaplainnews.com/2018/01/15/read-state-sen-chang-diazs-impassioned-speech-for-criminal-justice-reform-at-mlk-day-breakfast/30259)

    Read: State Sen. Chang-Diaz's Impassioned Speech for Criminal Justice Reform at MLK Day Breakfast
    At the annual Martin Luther King Jr. Day breakfast held in Boston, state Sen. Sonia Chang-Díaz passionately called for the passing of a bill that would provide criminal justice reform, such as no mandatory minimum prison sentences for nonviolent drug offenses throughout the Commonwealth. Governor Ch
    http://www.jamaicaplainnews.com

6 days ago

6 days ago

Read: State Sen. Sonia Chang-Díaz called upon...

Read: State Sen. Sonia Chang-Díaz called upon her fellow legislators and the governor to pass legislation that would reform the criminal justice system. The bill would remove mandatory minimum sentences for nonviolent drug offenses.

    Read: State Sen. Chang-Diaz's Impassioned Speech for Criminal Justice Reform at MLK Day Breakfast
    At the annual Martin Luther King Jr. Day breakfast held in Boston, state Sen. Sonia Chang-Díaz passionately called for the passing of a bill that would provide criminal justice reform, such as no mandatory minimum prison sentences for nonviolent drug offenses throughout the Commonwealth. Governor Ch
    http://www.jamaicaplainnews.com

Jan 14

Free admission to Franklin Park Zoo on Martin...

Free admission to Franklin Park Zoo on Martin Luther King Jr. Day.

    Free Admission to Franklin Park Zoo on Martin Luther King Jr. Day
    The Franklin Park Zoo will offer free admission on Monday in honor of Martin Luther King Jr. Day. Guests are invited to write messages of hope and peace on the mural located in the Tropical Forest Pavilion. The zoo is open from 10 am to 4 pm with last admission at 3:30 pm.
    http://www.jamaicaplainnews.com

Jan 14

Brockton man, 42, killed in shooting outside city bar

The Brockton man was gunned down outside Dylan’s Pub and Grille, at 789 Centre St., about a half-mile from the Abington town line, early Saturday morning.

    Brockton man, 42, killed in shooting outside city bar
    David Carroll was there for his friends at all times whether it was a call at 3 a.m., or a good morning message hours later, according to the Brockton Enterprise. The 42-year-old man, known as "PuPa," didn't sleep often and always used the phrase, "17A we don't sleep," referencing a Route 24 exit to the city.
    http://www.wcvb.com

Jan 14

Jan 13

January 2018 Neighborhood Council & Committee Meetings (Rev. 2)

Housing & Development Committee: Tuesday, January 16, 2018, at 7:00 pm, at Bowditch School building, 82 Green Street (enter at sidewalk level to left of main stairs). Agenda includes: (1) Updates; and, (2)  Good Jobs Standards – proposal for draft guidelines for construction and permanent jobs.

    January 2018 Neighborhood Council & Committee Meetings (Rev. 2)
    Housing & Development Committee: Tuesday, January 16, 2018, at 7:00 pm, at Bowditch School building, 82 Green Street (enter at sidewalk level to left of main stairs). Agenda includes: (1) Updates; and, (2) Good Jobs Standards - proposal for draft guidelines for construction and permanent jobs.
    http://www.jpnc.org

Jan 13

Man killed in shooting outside bar

Police responded to Dylan’s Pub and Grille, at 789 Centre St., about 2:04 a.m. for a report of a shooting. The bar is located just east of Quincy Street, about a half-mile from the Abington town line.

    Man killed in shooting outside bar
    A city man was gunned down outside a bar early Saturday morning - the first homicide of the year, The Enterprise reports . Police responded to Dylan's Pub and Grille, at 789 Centre St., about 2:04 a.m. for a report of a shooting.
    http://www.wcvb.com

Jan 13

Jan 12

Free Admission to Franklin Park Zoo on Martin Luther King Jr. Day

(http://www.jamaicaplainnews.com/2018/01/12/free-admission-to-franklin-park-zoo-on-martin-luther-king-jr-day/30174)

    Free Admission to Franklin Park Zoo on Martin Luther King Jr. Day
    The Franklin Park Zoo will offer free admission on Monday in honor of Martin Luther King Jr. Day. Guests are invited to write messages of hope and peace on the mural located in the Tropical Forest Pavilion. The zoo is open from 10 am to 4 pm with last admission at 3:30 pm.
    http://www.jamaicaplainnews.com

Jan 12

BPS will not implement new start times after blowback

After releasing new start and end times for 105 of the 125 schools in the system for next school year, Boston Public Schools (BPS) is putting the brakes on the new policy after blowback from parents and the community.

    BPS will not implement new start times after blowback
    After releasing new start and end times for 105 of the 125 schools in the system for next school year, Boston Public Schools (BPS) is putting the brakes on the new policy after blowback from parents and the community.
    http://jamaicaplaingazette.com

Jan 12

Mayor Walsh is sworn in to serve second term

By Beth Treffeisen

    Mayor Walsh is sworn in to serve second term
    By Beth Treffeisen Special to the Gazette On New Year's Day morning, Mayor Martin Walsh took his oath of office and was sworn in to his second term as the 54 th Mayor of Boston in front of a large crowd filled with residents, supporters, faith leaders, and elected officials in the Cutler Majestic Theatre.
    http://jamaicaplaingazette.com

Jan 12

El Alcalde Walsh renueva su mandato

El primero de enero, el Alcalde Martin Walsh renovó su mandato de alcalde de Boston en frente de una audiencia grande de residentes, líderes espirituales y oficiales electos en Cutler Majestic Theatre. El antiguo vicepresidente, Joe Biden, presidió la ceremonia.

    El Alcalde Walsh renueva su mandato
    El primero de enero, el Alcalde Martin Walsh renovó su mandato de alcalde de Boston en frente de una audiencia grande de residentes, líderes espirituales y oficiales electos en Cutler Majestic Theatre. El antiguo vicepresidente, Joe Biden, presidió la ceremonia. En su discurso, Walsh presentó un plan de acción que incluye tres componentes principales.
    http://jamaicaplaingazette.com

Jan 12

Local nonprofit struggles to find home in JP

Boston Makers, a local makerspace founded and run by Jamaica Plain residents, is struggling to find permanent space to open in the neighborhood before its time is up at the Eliot School in mid-March 2018.

    Local nonprofit struggles to find home in JP
    Boston Makers, a local makerspace founded and run by Jamaica Plain residents, is struggling to find permanent space to open in the neighborhood before its time is up at the Eliot School in mid-March 2018.
    http://jamaicaplaingazette.com

Jan 12

CELEBRATION OF JAMAICA POND

South Street Youth Center (SSYT) youths and staff with Frederick Law Olmsted (a.k.a. Gerry Wright). SSYT, “Olmsted,” state Reps. Jeffrey Sanchez and Liz Malia, and others will gather for a “Celebration of Jamaica Pond” event on Jan. 18 to discuss future projects for the area. The event will start at 7 p.m. at First Church in Jamaica Plain, Unitarian Universalist (UU). For more information, visit bit.ly/2mdrp3g.

    CELEBRATION OF JAMAICA POND
    http://jamaicaplaingazette.com

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