13 hours ago

Casey Arborway nighttime paving starts May 28...

Casey Arborway nighttime paving starts May 28 and will last about 4 weeks

    Casey Arborway Nighttime Paving Starting May 28; To Last About 4 Weeks
    Nighttime paving for the Casey Arborway project is beginning the week of May 28h and is expected to last approximately four weeks. The MassDOT's contractor for the Casey Arborway Project, Barletta Heavy Division, will be paving project wide west (towards the Arnold Arboretum) of the West Roxbury District Courthouse.
    https://www.jamaicaplainnews.com

15 hours ago

Casey Arborway Nighttime Paving Starting May 28; To Last About 4 Weeks

(https://www.jamaicaplainnews.com/2018/05/24/casey-arborway-nighttime-paving-starting-may-28-to-last-about-4-weeks)

    Casey Arborway Nighttime Paving Starting May 28; To Last About 4 Weeks
    Nighttime paving for the Casey Arborway project is beginning the week of May 28h and is expected to last approximately four weeks. The MassDOT's contractor for the Casey Arborway Project, Barletta Heavy Division, will be paving project wide west (towards the Arnold Arboretum) of the West Roxbury District Courthouse.
    https://www.jamaicaplainnews.com

16 hours ago

Nurtury Announces $255,000 in New Grants, Celebrates 140 Years of Serving Children in Boston Area

(https://www.jamaicaplainnews.com/2018/05/24/nurtury-announces-255000-in-new-grants-celebrates-140-years-of-serving-children-in-boston-area)

    Nurtury Announces $255,000 in New Grants, Celebrates 140 Years of Serving Children in Boston Area
    Nurtury, New England's first early childhood care center and preschool in New England, is celebrating its 140th anniversary with the announcement of $255,000 in new grants. Funds will be disseminated to numerous Nurtury programs, including its JP location at 33 Bickford St. The grants have been awarded by The Mabel Louise Riley Foundation, The Liberty [...]
    https://www.jamaicaplainnews.com

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26 hours ago

There are five candidates to be the next Suff...

There are five candidates to be the next Suffolk County District Attorney -- who's got the most campaign cash?

    Which Suffolk County DA Candidate Has The Most Campaign $$?
    Money isn't everything. But it's something. Especially when it comes to political campaigns. Candidates can reach a broader audience by using their campaign funds to repeatedly advertise, host events and more. So who's got the most money in the bank among the five Suffolk County District Attorney candidates?
    https://www.jamaicaplainnews.com

36 hours ago

Harvest Co-Ops around Boston Need Cash, or Will Close

Harvest Co-Op Markets, 580 Massachusetts Ave., Cambridge, 617-661-1580; 3815 Washington St., Jamaica Plain, 617-405-5300, harvest.coop.

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Harvest Co-Op Markets, 580 Massachusetts Ave., Cambridge, 617-661-1580; 3815 Washington St., Jamaica Plain, 617-405-5300, harvest.coop.

    Harvest Co-Ops around Boston Need Your Help (and Cash)
    The natural food stores need to raise $300,000 by August, the board told members. If you like shopping for bulk items, organic produce, and natural cosmetics at a member-owned store, double down this summer: Harvest Co-Op, which has two markets in the Boston area, needs your help.
    https://www.bostonmagazine.com

38 hours ago

Harvest Co-op Markets in Cambridge and Jamaica Plain in Danger of Closing

The Cambridge location of Harvest Co-op Market can be found at 580 Massachusetts Avenue while the Jamaica Plain location can be found at 3815 Washington Street. The website for both stores is at http://harvest.coop/

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The Cambridge location of Harvest Co-op Market can be found at 580 Massachusetts Avenue while the Jamaica Plain location can be found at 3815 Washington Street. The website for both stores is at http://harvest.coop/

    Boston Restaurant Talk
    It looks like the future of a pair of community-owned markets may be in question. An article from Cambridge Day states that Harvest Co-op in Central Square could close by August unless $300,000 is raised by then, with the Jamaica Plain News saying the same about the Forest Hills location of the store.
    https://bostonrestaurants.blogspot.com

39 hours ago

Who's excited for Saturday's Market!? We are ...

Who's excited for Saturday's Market!? We are looking forward to warm temps and wonderful vendors. Get to know our new vendor- City Compost! Visit their booth this Saturday to learn how you can help towards their goal of composting to help protect the environment from greenhouse gas emissions and conserve water when growing! http://www.eglestonfarmersmarket.org/blog-1/city-compost

    City Compost- Vendor Profile
    Owner: Adam Jankauskas Founded In: 2013 Tag Line: Food for Our Food What products/services does your business offer? Composting Services for Homes, Organizations, and Events. 100% of the material we pick up goes towards growing more fresh food and composting also helps protect
    http://www.eglestonfarmersmarket.org

39 hours ago

MBTA shuttles will replace Orange Line servic...

MBTA shuttles will replace Orange Line service this weekend (May 26 & 27) between Jackson Square and Forest Hills

    Twitter
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39 hours ago

Letter to the editor: Pass legislation that w...

Letter to the editor: Pass legislation that would make comprehensive sex education that is medically accurate, age-appropriate, and LGBTQ-inclusive, a reality for all public school students in Massachusetts.

    Letter to the Editor: Keep Young People Safe, Pass the Healthy Youth Act
    Every young person in Massachusetts deserves to know how to stay healthy and safe. Comprehensive sex education empowers youth by teaching them communication skills, consent, respect, and autonomy, while also relaying critically important information about pregnancy prevention and sexually transmitted infections (STIs). In Jamaica Plain we are lucky to have strong and thoughtful leaders like [...]
    https://www.jamaicaplainnews.com

39 hours ago

Which Suffolk County DA Candidate Has The Most Campaign $$?

(https://www.jamaicaplainnews.com/2018/05/23/which-suffolk-county-da-candidate-has-the-most-campaign)

    Which Suffolk County DA Candidate Has The Most Campaign $$?
    Money isn't everything. But it's something. Especially when it comes to political campaigns. Candidates can reach a broader audience by using their campaign funds to repeatedly advertise, host events and more. So who's got the most money in the bank among the five Suffolk County District Attorney candidates?
    https://www.jamaicaplainnews.com

40 hours ago

Letter to the Editor: Keep Young People Safe, Pass the Healthy Youth Act

Business

    Letter to the Editor: Keep Young People Safe, Pass the Healthy Youth Act
    Every young person in Massachusetts deserves to know how to stay healthy and safe. Comprehensive sex education empowers youth by teaching them communication skills, consent, respect, and autonomy, while also relaying critically important information about pregnancy prevention and sexually transmitted infections (STIs). In Jamaica Plain we are lucky to have strong and thoughtful leaders like [...]
    https://www.jamaicaplainnews.com

42 hours ago

The Haven is currently looking for new team m...

The Haven is currently looking for new team members in the kitchen. Flexible hours/schedule. We make our food from scratch and it’s a friendly, engaging environment. If you have an interest in the food industry and would like to learn more contact thehavenjp@gmail.com

    https://www.facebook.com

46 hours ago

47 hours ago

Harvest Co-op May Close by August Unless $300,000 is Raised

Business

    Harvest Co-op May Close by August Unless $300,000 is Raised
    The Harvest Co-op may close this summer unless members and patrons help raise $300,000 by following seven ways the market can be saved, according to board president Lydia Peabody. In an open letter to members and the community, Peabody said that 50 member-owners met in April and came up with a short-term plan to keep [...]
    https://www.jamaicaplainnews.com

2 days ago

The Harvest Co-op will close by August unless...

The Harvest Co-op will close by August unless $300K is raised. The board president outlined ways to save the market.

    Harvest Co-op May Close by August Unless $300,000 is Raised
    The Harvest Co-op may close this summer unless members and patrons help raise $300,000 by following seven ways the market can be saved, according to board president Lydia Peabody. In an open letter to members and the community, Peabody said that 50 member-owners met in April and came up with a short-term plan to keep [...]
    https://www.jamaicaplainnews.com

2 days ago

Boston's Latin Quarter is receiving a $100,00...

Boston's Latin Quarter is receiving a $100,000 federal grant and will be designated a Massachusetts Cultural District. This is exciting news!

    Boston's Latin Quarter Receiving $100K National Endowment for the Arts Grant
    Jamaica Plain's Latin Quarter has some big news this week! First, it is being designated an official Massachusetts Cultural District. Second, a $100,000 federal grant was awarded to Boston, which will be used to produce a cultural district plan that will include artists in residence who will work with area youth and the community to [...]
    https://www.jamaicaplainnews.com

2 days ago

Jamaica Plain News shared Emerald Necklace Co...

Great aerial shot of Bussey Hill!

    Emerald Necklace Conservancy
    All the branches burst to bloom on Bussey Hill. || 📸: @greenleafykael || #EmeraldNecklaceParks
    https://www.facebook.com

2 days ago

Boston’s Latin Quarter Receiving $100K National Endowment for the Arts Grant

(https://www.jamaicaplainnews.com/2018/05/22/bostons-latin-quarter-receiving-100k-national-endowment-for-the-arts-grant)

    Boston's Latin Quarter Receiving $100K National Endowment for the Arts Grant
    Jamaica Plain's Latin Quarter has some big news this week! First, it is being designated an official Massachusetts Cultural District. Second, a $100,000 federal grant was awarded to Boston, which will be used to produce a cultural district plan that will include artists in residence who will work with area youth and the community to [...]
    https://www.jamaicaplainnews.com

3 days ago

There will be 3 pop-up spots this week for fo...

There will be 3 pop-up spots this week for folks to provide feedback to the Boston Transportation Department about the JP/Rox Transportation Action Plan.

    3 Pop-Ups to Discuss JP/Rox Transportation Action Plan This Week
    Jamaica Plain and Roxbury residents will have three opportunities this week at pop-ups to provide feedback to the city about the JP/Rox Transportation Action Plan. The JP/Rox Transportation Action Plan will guide future development and improvements along the corridor of Roxbury and Jamaica Plain.
    https://www.jamaicaplainnews.com

3 days ago

Babkas and challahs and cookies, oh my! Check...

Babkas and challahs and cookies, oh my! Check out our Vendor Profile for The Sababa Kitchen.. Find them at the Egleston Market on Saturdays from 10-2! http://www.eglestonfarmersmarket.org/blog-1/thesababakitchen

    The Sababa Kitchen - Vendor Profile
    Origin of the Name: The word sababa means cool or great in Hebrew. It's a slang word that has become main stream in Israel. It's meant to shows enthusiasm for a subject - like food and its rich history - which is pretty sababa in our eyes.
    http://www.eglestonfarmersmarket.org

3 days ago

3 Pop-Ups to Discuss JP/Rox Transportation Action Plan This Week

(https://www.jamaicaplainnews.com/2018/05/21/3-pop-ups-to-discuss-jp-rox-transportation-action-plan-this-week)

    3 Pop-Ups to Discuss JP/Rox Transportation Action Plan This Week
    Jamaica Plain and Roxbury residents will have three opportunities this week at pop-ups to provide feedback to the city about the JP/Rox Transportation Action Plan. The JP/Rox Transportation Action Plan will guide future development and improvements along the corridor of Roxbury and Jamaica Plain.
    https://www.jamaicaplainnews.com

4 days ago

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5 days ago

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

Jamaica Plain Neighborhood Council

    May 2018 Neighborhood Council & Committee Meetings (Rev. 2)
    Tuesday, May 22, 2018, at 7:00 p.m., at Farnsworth House, 90 South Street. To review the agenda for this meeting, click Agenda Environment, Parks & Energy Committee: Thursday, May 24, 2018, at 6:00pm, at JP Licks. Agenda: TBA.
    http://www.jpnc.org

5 days ago

How gorgeous are these 1st cut lettuce from @...

How gorgeous are these 1st cut lettuce from @theneighborhoodfarm ?? See for yourself today 10AM-2PM 31 Germania Street Jamaica Plain

    Egleston Farmers Market
    How gorgeous are these 1st cut lettuce from @theneighborhoodfarm ?? See for yourself today 10AM-2PM 31 Germania Street Jamaica Plain
    https://www.facebook.com

5 days ago

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6 days ago

Spring has sprung. If ewe like Cider you’ll l...

Spring has sprung. If ewe like Cider you’ll love Thistly Cross Scottish Cider! It’s made from Scottish Apples (they have them) and is sooooo good. Only @thehavenjp

    The Haven JP
    Spring has sprung. If ewe like Cider you'll love Thistly Cross Scottish Cider! It's made from Scottish Apples (they have them) and is sooooo good. Only @thehavenjp
    https://www.facebook.com

6 days ago

UPDATE: The Sidewalk Sale has been postponed ...

UPDATE: The Sidewalk Sale has been postponed until Sept. 8 due to projected inclement weather. Sorry. You can still go patronize the stores and restaurants!

    45+ Bizs Participating in 4th Annual Inside Out Sidewalk Sale Along Centre Street on May 19
    More than 45 businesses will turn their stores and restaurants inside out for you to stroll, shop and eat during the 4th Annual Inside Out Sidewalk Sale along Centre Street on May 19. The sale will be along Centre Street from Jackson Square to Hyde Square and beyond during the sidewalk sale being presented by [...]
    https://www.jamaicaplainnews.com

6 days ago

Crown Castle employees removed some of those ...

Crown Castle employees removed some of those annoying invasive species and did some other cleaning around Nira Rock

    Crown Castle Employees Remove Invasive Species and More at Nira Rock
    More than 32 Boston Crown Castle employees spent a recent day at Nira Rock in Jamaica Plain removing invasive species, weeding and cleaned up adjacent to the playground. On May 9th, Crown Castle hosted a day of service as part of its Connected by Good community parks initiative.
    https://www.jamaicaplainnews.com

6 days ago

Crown Castle Employees Remove Invasive Species and More at Nira Rock

(https://www.jamaicaplainnews.com/2018/05/18/crown-castle-employees-remove-invasive-species-and-more-at-nira-rock)

    Crown Castle Employees Remove Invasive Species and More at Nira Rock
    More than 32 Boston Crown Castle employees spent a recent day at Nira Rock in Jamaica Plain removing invasive species, weeding and cleaned up adjacent to the playground. On May 9th, Crown Castle hosted a day of service as part of its Connected by Good community parks initiative.
    https://www.jamaicaplainnews.com

6 days ago

Egleston Farmers Market posted 4 photos.

*New vendor alert* come rain or shine tomorrow to meet our new vendors this week: @justhummus.boston @thesababakitchen @adelanteshoeco @drinkwaku Full roster: @brookfordfarm @elcolombianocoffee #foxborocheese @mrtamole @redsbest @theneighborhoodfarm @thirdcliffbakery @urbansoaper @ Egleston Farmers Market

    Egleston Farmers Market
    Egleston Farmers Market added a new photo.
    https://www.facebook.com

6 days ago

May 17

Five Open Houses Under $550,000 to Tour This Weekend

184 Wachusett Street #2, Jamaica Plain

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26 Grant Street #2, Dorchester

    Five Open Houses Under $550,000 to Tour This Weekend
    Looking to tour a few open houses this weekend? Check out these options under $550,000, all within Boston's city limits.
    https://www.bostonmagazine.com

May 17

Rosie's Place names JP's Mari Pérez-Alers to ...

Rosie's Place names JP's Mari Pérez-Alers to Board of Directors. Rosie's Place is a wonderful organization that helps a lot of people!

    Rosie's Place Names JP's Mari Pérez-Alers to Board of Directors
    Rosie's Place, a sanctuary for poor and homeless women, recently named Jamaica Plain resident Mari Pérez-Alers, DPT to its board of directors. Pérez-Alers is a senior project manager for PACE, a national organization whose mission is to allow adults with chronic ailments, age 55 and older to remain living safely, and as independently as possible [...]
    https://www.jamaicaplainnews.com

May 17

Zoning Board of Appeal Hearing

Case: BOA-821035 Address: 34 Colgate Road  , Ward 19 Applicant: Joseph Vozzella

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Case: BOA-448640, Address: 4 Norfolk Terrace, Ward 17  Applicant: Gail Latimore, Executive Director

Case: BOA-448639, Address: 6 Norfolk Terrace, Ward 17 Applicant: Gail Latimore, Executive Director

Case: BOA-568247, Address: 1152 Bennington Street, Ward 1 Applicant: Richard Lynds, Esq

Case: BOA-819529 Address: 48-62 Brookline Avenue  , Ward 5 Applicant: City Wide Contracting LLC

Case: BOA-794165 Address: 1948-1950 Washington Street  , Ward 8 Applicant: Michael Ahern

Case: BOA-812967  Address: 3215 Washington Street  , Ward 11 Applicant: Steven Petitpas

Case: BOA-787215 Address: 40 Crawford Street  , Ward  12 Applicant: Clayton Palmer

Case: BOA-787764 Address: 7 Abbotsford Street  , Ward 12  Applicant: Maverick Afonso

Case: BOA-802862 Address: 29 Sagamore Street  , Ward 13  Applicant: Megha Satyanarayana

Case: BOA-784939 Address: 41 Mount Everett Street  , Ward 15 Applicant: Kurt Fraser

Case: BOA-772616 Address: 6 Berry Street  , Ward 16  Applicant: George Bargel

Case: BOA-790727 Address: 59 Lonsdale Street  , Ward 16 Applicant: Sheila McCabe

Case: BOA-814696 Address: 48 West Tremlett Street  , Ward 17 Applicant: NUR Construction

Case: BOA-814697 Address: 50 West Tremlett Street  , Ward  17 Applicant: NUR Construction

Case: BOA-685921 Address: 8-10 Loring Place  , Ward  18 Applicant: Daniel Toscano

Case: BOA-796353 Address: 29 Goldsmith Street  , Ward 19 Applicant: 29 Goldsmith LLC-Paul Grant

Case: BOA-818470 Address: 85-93 Glenville Avenue  , Ward 21 Applicant: Daniel Toscano, Esq

Case: BOA-767363 Address: 238 Webster Street  , Ward 1 Applicant: Tom Nato

Case: BOA-812430 Address: 30-50 Terminal Street  , Ward 2 Applicant: John Frosk

Case: BOA-816428  Address: 182 West Seventh Street  , Ward 6 Applicant: Barry Costello

Case: BOA-800766  Address: 170 West Ninth Street  , Ward 7 Applicant: James McClure

Case: BOA-794792  Address: 92 G Street  , Ward 7 Applicant: Daniel Toscano

Case: BOA-725789, Address: 287-293 Maverick, Ward 1   Applicant: Diconstanzzo Properties LLC

Case: BOA-768730, Address: 844-846 East Third Street  , Ward 6  Applicant: Patrick Mahoney, Esq

Case: BOA-778326, Address: 8 Deady's Ln   , Ward 7  Applicant: Timothy Johnson

Case: BOA-796341, Address: 63-65 Moreland Street  , Ward 12  Applicant: Evan Smith

Case: BOA-617813, Address: 173 Humboldt Avenue, Ward  12 Applicant: John Samaan

Case: BOA-777122, Address: 67-69 Sanford Street  , Ward 17 Applicant: Michael Liu

Purpose: Subdivide Lot into two lots. Lot A: 67-69 Sanford St (5,154 SF) and Lot B: 71 Sanford St (6,362 SF). Conjunction with ALT736913, U49691837, and ERT736947.

Case: BOA-604337 Address: 279 Marlborough Street  , Ward 5 Applicant: Taylor Harrington

1 City Hall Square

    Zoning Board of Appeal Hearing
    The board will hold a hearing on May 22, 2018 at 9:30 a.m. APPROVAL OF HEARING MINUTES: April 10, 2018, April 24, 2018 & April 26, 2018 EXTENSION: 9:30a.m. Case: BOA-448640, Address: 4 Norfolk Terrace, Ward 17 Applicant: Gail Latimore, Executive Director COURT REMAND:12:00Noon. Article(s): 32(32-4) Purpose: Complete interior renovation of single-family residential.
    https://www.boston.gov

May 17

JP Progressives are hosting a candidate's for...

JP Progressives are hosting a candidate's forum with Congressman Mike Capuano on May 20. What are your questions for him?

    JP Candidate's Forum with Congressman Capuano on May 20
    Congressman Michael Capuano will be in Jamaica Plain this Sunday to participate in a JP Progressives' candidate forum at Doyle's Cafe. Capuano was first elected to Congress for the 8th District in 1999, and after redistricting he was elected to represent the 7th District in 2013.
    https://www.jamaicaplainnews.com

May 17

JP Candidate’s Forum with Congressman Capuano on May 20

(https://www.jamaicaplainnews.com/2018/05/17/jp-candidates-forum-with-congressman-capuano-on-may-20/45885)

    JP Candidate's Forum with Congressman Capuano on May 20
    Congressman Michael Capuano will be in Jamaica Plain this Sunday to participate in a JP Progressives' candidate forum at Doyle's Cafe. Capuano was first elected to Congress for the 8th District in 1999, and after redistricting he was elected to represent the 7th District in 2013.
    https://www.jamaicaplainnews.com

May 17

Rosie’s Place Names JP’s Mari Pérez-Alers to Board of Directors

(https://www.jamaicaplainnews.com/2018/05/17/rosies-place-names-jps-mari-perez-alers-to-board-of-directors)

    Rosie's Place Names JP's Mari Pérez-Alers to Board of Directors
    Rosie's Place, a sanctuary for poor and homeless women, recently named Jamaica Plain resident Mari Pérez-Alers, DPT to its board of directors. Pérez-Alers is a senior project manager for PACE, a national organization whose mission is to allow adults with chronic ailments, age 55 and older to remain living safely, and as independently as possible [...]
    https://www.jamaicaplainnews.com

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