32 min ago

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

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    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

1 hour 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

11 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

23 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

24 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

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24 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

24 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

25 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

26 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

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32 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

34 hours 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

45 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

45 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
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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

2 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

2 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

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
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5 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
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5 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

5 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

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

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

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    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

May 16

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

May 16

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

May 16

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

May 16

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

May 16

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 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

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

May 12

Community Meeting to Discuss Redesign of Centre/South Streets on May 14

(https://www.jamaicaplainnews.com/2018/05/12/community-meeting-to-discuss-redesign-of-centre-south-streets-on-may-14/43713)

    Community Meeting to Discuss Redesign of Centre/South Streets on May 14
    The Boston Transportation Department is holding a meeting on May 14 to discuss the redesigning of Centre and South streets streetscape. At the meeting the city would like to hear the community's "streetscape improvement priorities" for Jackson Square to Forest Hills along Centre and South streets.
    https://www.jamaicaplainnews.com

May 11

Learn more about Jamaica Plain neighborhoods ...

Learn more about Jamaica Plain neighborhoods through the free Jamaica Plain Historical Society walking tour series.

    JP Historical Society Launches Walking Neighborhood Tour Series
    Twenty-three years ago the then president of the Jamaica Plain Historical Society, Rhea Becker, had an idea. Why not conduct a series of walking tours during the summer months as a way to highlight the rich history of JP for people? The JPHS has been conducting historic walking tours of Jamaica Plain tours ever since.
    https://www.jamaicaplainnews.com

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