10 hours 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

11 hours 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

14 hours 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

27 hours 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

36 hours 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

38 hours 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

2 days ago

2 days ago

3 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

3 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

3 days ago

4 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

4 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

4 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

4 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

4 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

4 days ago

5 days ago

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

5 days ago

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

5 days ago

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

5 days ago

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

5 days ago

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

5 days ago

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

5 days ago

6 days ago

Harvard Pilgrim Health Care Foundation honors...

Harvard Pilgrim Health Care Foundation honors JP resident with Community Spirit Leader Award

    JP's Sam Potter Receives Community Spirit Leader Award from Harvard Pilgrim Health Care Foundation
    The Harvard Pilgrim Health Care Foundation recently honored four individuals, including a Jamaica Plain resident, and nonprofits for their volunteer contributions to their communities at the annual Community Spirit Awards. Held in Quincy on May 2, Jamaica Plain's Sam Potter, a training specialist for Harvard Pilgrim Health Care Institute was honored as a Community Spirit [...]
    https://www.jamaicaplainnews.com

6 days ago

Looking for something fun to do this weekend?...

Looking for something fun to do this weekend? Check out the 4th Annual Inside Out Sidewalk Sale along Centre Street presented by Hyde Jackson Square Main Street,

    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

JP’s Sam Potter Receives Community Spirit Leader Award from Harvard Pilgrim Health Care Foundation

Police & Fire

    JP's Sam Potter Receives Community Spirit Leader Award from Harvard Pilgrim Health Care Foundation
    The Harvard Pilgrim Health Care Foundation recently honored four individuals, including a Jamaica Plain resident, and nonprofits for their volunteer contributions to their communities at the annual Community Spirit Awards. Held in Quincy on May 2, Jamaica Plain's Sam Potter, a training specialist for Harvard Pilgrim Health Care Institute was honored as a Community Spirit [...]
    https://www.jamaicaplainnews.com

6 days ago

45+ Bizs Participating in 4th Annual Inside Out Sidewalk Sale Along Centre Street on May 19

Police & Fire

    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

15+ Surveillance Cameras Captured Alleged Murderer To and From Shootings

Business

    15+ Surveillance Cameras Captured Alleged Murderer To and From Shootings
    A Dorchester man accused of shooting and killing two innocent bystanders on May 4th was arraigned on Monday and held without bail. Wilvin Guity, 28, was charged with two counts of murder and one count of unlawful possession of a firearm at Roxbury Municipal Court on Monday.
    https://www.jamaicaplainnews.com

May 15

More than a dozen surveillance cameras record...

More than a dozen surveillance cameras recorded the shooting suspect on his way to and from the Jackson Square murders. He was held without bail on Monday.

    15+ Surveillance Cameras Captured Alleged Murderer To and From Shootings
    A Dorchester man accused of shooting and killing two innocent bystanders on May 4th was arraigned on Monday and held without bail. Wilvin Guity, 28, was charged with two counts of murder and one count of unlawful possession of a firearm at Roxbury Municipal Court on Monday.
    https://www.jamaicaplainnews.com

May 15

Do you have clutter and need help getting rid...

Do you have clutter and need help getting rid of it? The Clutter Queen is here to help you!

    The Clutter Queen is Here to Help You
    Rhea Becker has worn many hats. She's been a published journalist in publications including People magazine and the Boston Globe. She was the president of the Jamaica Plain Historical Society. And she's also the Clutter Queen -- as in she will help you get rid of your clutter.
    https://www.jamaicaplainnews.com

May 15

Multiple JP school students and staff are run...

Multiple JP school students and staff are running in the Playworks Run for Recess 5K and 1-Mile Run Run -- and you can, too!

    JP Students, Staff Running in Playworks Run for Recess 5K on May 19th
    This Saturday students and staff members from four Jamaica Plain schools, and anyone else wanting to participate, are running in the 9th Annual Playworks Run for Recess 5K and 1-Mile Fun Run. Taking place on Franklin Park's cross country course adjacent to the zoo, funds raised will go to support play and physical activity in [...]
    https://www.jamaicaplainnews.com

May 15

The Clutter Queen is Here to Help You

Business

    The Clutter Queen is Here to Help You
    Rhea Becker has worn many hats. She's been a published journalist in publications including People magazine and the Boston Globe. She was the president of the Jamaica Plain Historical Society. And she's also the Clutter Queen -- as in she will help you get rid of your clutter.
    https://www.jamaicaplainnews.com

May 15

May 14

May 2018 Neighborhood Council & Committee Meetings (Rev. 1)_

Housing & Development Committee: Tuesday, May 15, 2018, at 7:00 pm, at Bowditch School building, Green Street, (enter at sidewalk level to left of main stairs). Agenda: TBA.

    May 2018 Neighborhood Council & Committee Meetings (Rev. 1)_
    Housing & Development Committee: Tuesday, May 15, 2018, at 7:00 pm, at Bowditch School building, Green Street, (enter at sidewalk level to left of main stairs). Agenda: TBA. Zoning Committee: Wednesday, May 16, 2018, at 7:00 pm, at Farnsworth House, 90 South Street.
    http://www.jpnc.org

May 14

JP Students, Staff Running in Playworks Run for Recess 5K on May 19th

Police & Fire

    JP Students, Staff Running in Playworks Run for Recess 5K on May 19th
    This Saturday students and staff members from four Jamaica Plain schools, and anyone else wanting to participate, are running in the 9th Annual Playworks Run for Recess 5K and 1-Mile Fun Run. Taking place on Franklin Park's cross country course adjacent to the zoo, funds raised will go to support play and physical activity in [...]
    https://www.jamaicaplainnews.com

May 13

May 13

Boston Police Charge Dorchester Man with Centre Street Double Homicide

Police & Fire

    Boston Police Charge Dorchester Man with Centre Street Double Homicide
    Boston Police have arrested and charged a Dorchester man with two counts of murder for shooting two men dead at 277 Centre Street on the night of May 4. After eight days from the murders, BPD homicide detectives arrested Wilvin Guity, 28, for allegedly shooting and killing Christopher Joyce, 23, and Clayborn Blair, 58.
    https://www.jamaicaplainnews.com

May 12

A 28-year-old Dorchester man has been arreste...

A 28-year-old Dorchester man has been arrested on two counts of murder for allegedly shooting two men dead on May 4 outside of the Mildred C. Hailey Apartments in JP. The two victims "did absolutely nothing wrong and most certainly deserved better fates," said Commissioner Evans.

    Boston Police Charge Dorchester Man with Centre Street Double Homicide
    Boston Police have arrested and charged a Dorchester man with two counts of murder for shooting two men dead at 277 Centre Street on the night of May 4. After eight days from the murders, BPD homicide detectives arrested Wilvin Guity, 28, for allegedly shooting and killing Christopher Joyce, 23, and Clayborn Blair, 58.
    https://www.jamaicaplainnews.com

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