3 hours ago

The 11-second video shows a younger man pushi...

The 11-second video shows a younger man pushing a 57-year-old man to the ground after an argument over a handicap parking spot.

    Peabody Woman's Video Of Confrontation Goes Viral
    PEABODY, MA -- A Peabody woman who posted a video of two men arguing over a handicap parking spot at a Boston Market restaurant on Facebook has seen her post get shared close to 3,000 times and getpicked up by national news media.
    https://patch.com

3 hours ago

November 2017 Neighborhood Council & Committee Meetings (Rev. 6)

Jamaica Plain Neighborhood Council

    November 2017 Neighborhood Council & Committee Meetings (Rev. 6)
    Tuesday, November 28, 2017, at 7:00 pm, Farnsworth House, 90 South Street. Agenda includes Q & A with representatives of the Boston Planning & Development Agency (BPDA) on the creation, supervision and administration of Zoning Code Article 80 Cooperation Agreements between the BPDA and developers.
    http://www.jpnc.org

3 hours ago

Shuttle buses replace D Line trolleys this weekend

Tree pruning and removal will disrupt the Green D Line trolleys in Brookline and Newton during the next three weekends.MBTA crews will be working on trees and rotting limbs that may come down in inclement weather and cause damage and service interruptions, according to a press release from the MBTA.  The work will take place during daylight hours.The work will start the weekend of Nov. 25 to 26 from the Reservoir to Fenway stops, in both directions. During the [...]

    Shuttle buses replace D Line trolleys this weekend
    Tree pruning and removal will disrupt the Green D Line trolleys in Brookline and Newton during the next three weekends.MBTA crews will be working on trees and rotting limbs that may come down in inclement weather and cause damage and service interruptions, according to a press release from the MBTA.
    http://brookline.wickedlocal.com

5 hours ago

The Medway woman known as 'Iron Mom' had comp...

The Medway woman known as 'Iron Mom' had competed in several triathlons.

    'Iron Mom' Dies From Injuries After Being Hit By A Car Last Month
    MEDWAY, MA -- A Medway mother of three who was known as "Iron Mom" for competing in several injuries, died Thursday from injuries she sustained after being hit by a car last month. Andrea Bosworth, 38, was acting as a designated driver on Oct.
    https://patch.com

6 hours ago

Do you agree that the cop was right to give t...

Do you agree that the cop was right to give the man a speeding ticket? (via Howell Patch)

    Cop Was Right To Ticket Man Whose Wife Was In Labor, Chief Says
    HOWELL, NJ - The Howell Township Police Department is pushing back against a claim that a police officer was rude during a traffic stop to a man and his pregnant wife who was in labor. A statement released Tuesday by Howell Township Police Chief Andrew J. Kudrick Jr.
    https://patch.com

6 hours ago

Take note, D- Line riders.

Take note, D- Line riders.

    MBTA: No Green D-Line Service For 3 Weekends For Tree Work
    NEWTON, MA - If you're planning on riding the Green Line this weekend... or next... or the next, take note: the D-Line won't be running on some stretches as it will be replaced by shuttles. So plan ahead.
    https://patch.com

7 hours ago

Nothing puts a damper on Black Friday shoppin...

Nothing puts a damper on Black Friday shopping than waking up to find out your pay check didn't make it into your bank account.

    Massachusetts Banks Report Black Friday Direct Deposit Problems
    BOSTON, MA -- Some Eastern Bank customers may have had trouble jumping into the Black Friday fray. Eastern and other banks were reporting a glitch Friday morning that resulted in some direct deposit payments not being properly credits to customer accounts.
    https://patch.com

8 hours ago

The Haven JP shared an event.

Get your tickets for our biggest Scotch Tasting yet! We've saved the best till last. Who wants to taste a 25year old Highland Park?

    The Scottish Exploration - Scotch Whisky Dinner at The Haven
    https://www.facebook.com

9 hours ago

Luis Cotto, Egleston Square Main Street Direc...

Luis Cotto, Egleston Square Main Street Director, Honored for Dedication to Community http://www.jamaicaplainnews.com/2017/11/24/luis-cotto-egleston-square-main-street-director-honored-for-dedication-to-community/29361

    Jamaica Plain News
    Luis Cotto, Egleston Square Main Street Director, Honored for Dedication to Community...
    https://www.facebook.com

9 hours ago

Have you seen this girl?

Have you seen this girl?

    Missing: Braintree Teen With Health Issues, Could Be In Boston
    BOSTON, MA - Ivy Diamond Koulis, a "low functioning" teen with severe mental health issues and a diabetic who needs her medication is missing. The 18-year-old was last seen in Braintree in the early mornings of Black Friday near South Shore Plaza.
    https://patch.com

9 hours ago

Happy (day after) Thanksgiving! How do you us...

Happy (day after) Thanksgiving! How do you use your leftovers?

    10 Easy and Delicious Ways To Use Your Thanksgiving Leftovers
    Thanksgiving will be over before you know it, but the flavors of the season could last up to several days after the feast. Sure, you could always heat up your leftovers and pile them on top of a slice of bread... butyou could also shake things up a bit and create a Thanksgiving leftover masterpiece.
    https://patch.com

9 hours ago

Massachusetts man ran prostitution ring out o...

Massachusetts man ran prostitution ring out of his nursing home room, police said:

    Prostitution Ring At Massachusetts Nursing Home Busted: Police
    PITTSFIELD, MA - A prostitution ring operated out of a Western Massachusetts nursing home was busted Thanksgiving week, according to police. Two men - Randy Lambach, 45, of Becket; and Joseph VanWert, 65, of Pittsfield - were arrested and charged with human trafficking and facilitating prostitution, among other charges, Pittsfield police announced Tuesday.
    https://patch.com

10 hours ago

A stranger saved a runner's life yesterday at...

A stranger saved a runner's life yesterday at a Turkey Trot.

    Runner Saved By Stranger's Quick CPR At Franklin Park Turkey Trot
    JAMAICA PLAIN, MA - On Thanksgiving Day at least a few folks at the Franklin Park 5K are grateful for a bystander's quick actions and Boston EMS who came to the rescue after a runner fell - later diagnosed with cardiac arrest. The bystander jumped into action and started performing CPR.
    https://patch.com

11 hours ago

Zoo New England merges with Grassroots Wildli...

Zoo New England merges with Grassroots Wildlife Conservation to be Zoo New England's Grassroots Wildlife Conservation

    Zoo New England Merges with Grassroots Wildlife Conservation
    Zoo New England officials recently announced that Grassroots Wildlife Conservation has become part of Zoo New England. Grassroots Wildlife Conservation is a local non-profit organization with proven success and commitment to preserving rare and threatened species in eastern Massachusetts such as Bla
    http://www.jamaicaplainnews.com

11 hours ago

This might feel surprising to you.

This might feel surprising to you.

    How Peaceful Is Mass. On 'Black Eye Friday?' Study
    Are you one of those "crazy" shoppers who gets in line at midnight on Thanksgiving to get your hands on a big screen TV on sale, or a newly-released popular doll for your kid?
    https://patch.com

13 hours ago

Luis Cotto, Egleston Square Main Street Director, Honored for Dedication to Community

(http://www.jamaicaplainnews.com/2017/11/24/luis-cotto-egleston-square-main-street-director-honored-for-dedication-to-community/29361)

    Luis Cotto, Egleston Square Main Street Director, Honored for Dedication to Community
    The director of Egleston Square Main Street was one of 13 Bostonians honored recently for their dedication to the community as part of the first Love Your Block Civic Engagement Ceremony. Luis Cotto was an individual winner for the "Vacant Lot Revitalization Award" for his leadership in
    http://www.jamaicaplainnews.com

13 hours ago

Because who wants to clean up after yesterday...

Because who wants to clean up after yesterday’s turkey extravaganza? Not us.

    This Is What It Costs To Have Your Home Professionally Cleaned
    Between holiday parties, gift shopping and cooking up a storm, we know it's tough to find time to clean house this time of year. If you're like us, scrubbing and scouring and dusting and polishing tends to fall by the wayside when there's so many other (more fun) things going on.
    https://patch.com

14 hours ago

A closer look at mayoral money

For mayoral candidates across Massachusetts, it was largely a case of you-spend, you-win.

    A closer look at mayoral money
    For mayoral candidates across Massachusetts, it was largely a case of you-spend, you-win. In nearly every city statewide, mayoral campaigns that outraised and outspent their rivals found success on Election Day. Statewide, winning mayoral candidates raised a combined total of more than $3.1 million in campaign donations, more than three-and-a-half times more than the opponents they defeated on Nov.
    http://brookline.wickedlocal.com

20 hours ago

24 hours ago

Sad news this evening.

Sad news this evening.

    MA Pilot Found Dead In Plane Crash
    PITTSFORD, VT - A pilot found dead after a small-plane crash in Vermont has been identified as an 89-year-old Massachusetts man who had been flying planes his entire life. Police say Windsor resident Norman L. Baker was the only person on the four-passenger plane, which had been reported missing.
    https://patch.com

25 hours ago

The Haven JP was live.

    The Haven JP
    The Haven JP, Jamaica Plain, MA. 3.9K likes. Welcome to New England's only Scottish Restaurant and Bar. We have a Scottish menu made from scratch with love. A Scotch list of over 30 Single Malts and...
    http://www.facebook.com

25 hours ago

Brookline Patch is celebrating Thanksgiving D...

Happy Thanksgiving, So grateful you're following us here.

    Brookline Patch
    Happy Thanksgiving, So grateful you're following us here.
    https://www.facebook.com

27 hours ago

Skip the store and tackle your holiday shoppi...

Skip the store and tackle your holiday shopping list online. Here's a sneak peek at Amazon's Black Friday deals.

    Amazon Black Friday 2017: Everything You Need To Know
    The race is on, people: Before you can finish your second helping of Thanksgiving dinner, Black Friday 2017 will be upon us. And for those of you who prefer to shop the holiday online from the comfort of your home, you're in luck - Amazon is going all out with fantastic Black Friday deals.
    https://patch.com

32 hours ago

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    Most Dangerous Intersection In Massachusetts
    BOSTON, MA - "This is the worst intersection everrrr," you say as you roll your eyes at every intersection you drive through. But there is only one intersection in Massachusetts that stands above the best as the most dangerous - and of course it's in Boston.
    https://patch.com

33 hours ago

She was America's oldest mom of twins when he...

She was America's oldest mom of twins when her children were born 13 years ago. Now, as she celebrates her 70th birthday, Patch finds out how Aleta St. James keeps up with her teenagers. (via New York City Patch)

    She's 70, Her Kids Are 13: How This Mom Keeps Up With Teen Twins
    HELL'S KITCHEN, NY - You might remember Aleta St. James smiling in a golden V-neck sweater and cradling her baby bump with both hands next to a screaming headline on the front page of the Daily News: "Twins At 57!" It didn't take long before St.
    https://patch.com

34 hours ago

What this homeless man did for a stranded dri...

What this homeless man did for a stranded driver will warm your heart. Now she wants to pay him back. (via Cinnaminson Patch)

    Woman Raises $36K For Homeless Man Who Helped Her Get Home
    A South Jersey woman is raising money for a homeless man who used his last $20 to help her get home. Now, she hopes to raise enough money to help him get his life back to normal. Kate McClure, of Bordentown, ran out of gas while driving into Philadelphia on I-95.
    https://patch.com

37 hours ago

Zoo New England Merges with Grassroots Wildlife Conservation

(http://www.jamaicaplainnews.com/2017/11/23/zoo-new-england-merges-with-grassroots-wildlife-conservation/29231)

    Zoo New England Merges with Grassroots Wildlife Conservation
    Zoo New England officials recently announced that Grassroots Wildlife Conservation has become part of Zoo New England. Grassroots Wildlife Conservation is a local non-profit organization with proven success and commitment to preserving rare and threatened species in eastern Massachusetts such as Bla
    http://www.jamaicaplainnews.com

44 hours ago

45 hours ago

Brookline Police Log: fireworks, recycling bin theft and bicycles blaring music

Thursday, Nov. 9ATM interference on Beacon Street: At 6:52 a.m., police received a report surveillance captured a man fidgeting with the ATM at 1228 Boylston St. The caller requested Brookline Police check to make sure that nothing had been planted or glued to the ATM.Urinating by Aspinwall Avenue: At 12:03 p.m., a caller reported  a homeless man urinating in the alley behind a building on Aspinwall Avenue. [...]

    Brookline Police Log: fireworks, recycling bin theft and bicycles blaring music
    Thursday, Nov. 9ATM interference on Beacon Street: At 6:52 a.m., police received a report surveillance captured a man fidgeting with the ATM at 1228 Boylston St. The caller requested Brookline Police check to make sure that nothing had been planted or glued to the ATM.Urinating by Aspinwall Avenue: At 12:03 p.m., a caller reported a homeless man urinating in the alley behind a building on Aspinwall Avenue.
    http://brookline.wickedlocal.com

2 days ago

Get your last minute groceries NOW.

Get your last minute groceries NOW.

    Thanksgiving 2017: Open, Closed Grocery In Brookline
    BROOKLINE, MA - You might be out of luck if you wake up Thursday and remember you forgot something you need to make Thanksgiving dinner. For those of you who've lived here all your life, you know the drill: Because of the state's "Blue Laws" restaurants, pharmacies, gas stations, and small food stores can open for Thanksgiving but chains big box stores or liquor stores can't.
    https://patch.com

2 days ago

In case you missed this...

In case you missed this...

    Shrimp, Smashed Window And Screams: Brookline Police Logs
    BROOKLINE, MA - All of the following is from Brookline Police log or online blog. They are excerpts taken from the public police log and represent a portion of what kinds of calls the police respond to. All suspects are considered innocent until proven guilty in a court of law.
    https://patch.com

2 days ago

Turkey trots!

Turkey trots!

    Thanksgiving 2017: Turkey Trots Near Boston
    The Turkey Trot. It's an increasingly popular way to start Thanksgiving. Although some happen the weekend before Thanksgiving it's the Thanksgiving morning trots we've got our eye on. Thanksgiving is now the most popular day for road racing.
    https://patch.com

2 days ago

Turkey Trot! Not too late to just show up tom...

Turkey Trot! Not too late to just show up tomorrow morning. :)

    Brookline, MA Patch - Breaking News, Local News, Events, Schools, Weather, Sports and Shopping
    Brookline, MA breaking news, local news, events, weather, sports, schools, shopping, restaurants from Patch
    https://patch.com

2 days ago

Tasty but ... really??

Tasty but ... really??

    This Is The Most-Searched Thanksgiving Side Dish In Massachusetts
    Although turkey is somewhat synonymous with Thanksgiving dinner it's not all about the Turkey. For many, (vegetarians I'm not just looking at you) folks are most grateful for the side dishes, appetizers and the pies - blueberry and chicken pot pies if you're from New England.
    https://patch.com

2 days ago

This felt surprising. What's your most popula...

This felt surprising. What's your most popular side dish on Thanksgiving?

    This Is The Most-Searched Thanksgiving Side Dish In Massachusetts
    Although turkey is somewhat synonymous with Thanksgiving dinner it's not all about the Turkey. For many, (vegetarians I'm not just looking at you) folks are most grateful for the side dishes, appetizers and the pies - blueberry and chicken pot pies if you're from New England.
    https://patch.com

2 days ago

The Eliot School and several other JP arts or...

The Eliot School and several other JP arts organizations were awarded grants from the Mass Cultural Council

    Eliot School of Fine & Applied Arts, Other JP Arts Orgs Awarded Mass Cultural Council Grants
    Jamaica Plain's Eliot School of Fine & Applied Arts has been awarded two grants from the Mass Cultural Council. The first, an operating grant of $10,900, allows the organization to continue its work inspiring lifelong learning in craft and creativity for people of all ages and from
    http://www.jamaicaplainnews.com

2 days ago

Next door in Newton... in case you missed thi...

Next door in Newton... in case you missed this

    Coyote Spotted With Cat In Mouth In Newton: Here's What To Do
    NEWTON, MA- Coyotes will attack cats; as a photo of a coyote with a yellow cat hanging out of its mouth in Auburndale recently showed. The photo, taken Saturday morning around 8:20 a.m. made the rounds on many of the local TV stations, but experts say it's exceedingly rare that a coyote will attack anything bigger than a small dog.
    https://patch.com

2 days ago

The "But what about the children?" ban lasted...

The "But what about the children?" ban lasted five years.

    MBTA Approves Alcohol Ads, Reverses 2012 Ban
    Another "moderate delay on the Red Line" might drive you to drink. Now the Red Line (and others) will be kind enough to tell you who to buy from. The MBTA will allow alcohol advertisements in stations in December, reversing a 2012 ban that came about out of a concern for young people being exposed to such ads.
    https://patch.com

2 days ago

Here's how to keep these potentially dangerou...

Here's how to keep these potentially dangerous pests out of your house.

    How To Keep Rodents Out This Winter
    Everyone loves Mickey Mouse; Stuart Little is an icon; and the rodent chef in "Ratatouille" is pretty darn funny. In fiction, mice and rats are adorably awesome characters - but in real life, they're potentially dangerous pests. And in the winter months, keeping these little (and sometimes not so little) troublemakers out of your home can prove to be a challenge.
    https://patch.com

2 days ago

Not much to see here: Just perfect (if a litt...

Not much to see here: Just perfect (if a little brisk) weather tomorrow. Here's the hour-by-hour.

    MA Thanksgiving Hour-By-Hour Forecast
    It's a soggy, cold Wednesday. But give thanks for Thursday's weather: Clear, sunny, and brisk. The forecast is as uneventful as one could hope for. Breakfast will be bright and chilly, Thanksgiving morning football matchups will have warmed up a bit, and your mid-afternoon family dinners will be in perfect Thanksgiving weather.
    https://patch.com

2 days ago

AG Healey calls Trump's Haiti TPS decision 'reckless, illegal'

The main course at Tuesday's annual Thanksgiving luncheon to honor immigrants was cooked up by the Trump administration, which has elected to end Haitians' seven-year-old temporary protected status in the U.S. in July 2019.While guests cleared their plates of stuffing, mashed potatoes and cranberry sauce, speaker after speaker in the Great Hall dug into the federal policy that was announced the night before.The federal government allows the nationals of 10 countries, [...]

    AG Healey calls Trump's Haiti TPS decision 'reckless, illegal'
    The main course at Tuesday's annual Thanksgiving luncheon to honor immigrants was cooked up by the Trump administration, which has elected to end Haitians' seven-year-old temporary protected status in the U.S. in July 2019. While guests cleared their plates of stuffing, mashed potatoes and cranberry sauce, speaker after speaker in the Great Hall dug into the federal policy that was announced the night before.
    http://brookline.wickedlocal.com

2 days ago

Are you without power? Here's when Eversource...

Are you without power? Here's when Eversource estimates it will be back on in Brookline.

    Power Outage In Brookline: More Than 200 Without Power
    BROOKLINE, MA - If you've called Eversource to let them know your power is out, you're not alone. Some 220 people in Brookline are without power. The company said it was aware of the outage and estimates power will be back on by 12:45 p.m.
    https://patch.com

2 days ago

Boston's first fire fatalities of the year we...

Boston's first fire fatalities of the year were caused by flames sparked by the careless disposal of a cigarette, fire officials said.

    North End Fire Leaves 2 Dead, 12 Homeless
    BOSTON, MA - Boston's first fire fatalities of the year came a day before Thanksgiving in a three-alarm fire in the North End. Two died and 12 lost their homes in a overnight Hanover St. blaze that burned early Wednesday morning. Investigators determined the careless disposal of a cigarette sparked the flames.
    https://patch.com

2 days ago

Baker declaration alters dynamics on distracted driving bill

A rise in fatal accidents caused by distracted driving and advances in technology prompted Gov. Charlie Baker to throw his support on Tuesday behind a ban on using handheld devices while driving, giving a boost to an initiative debated for years by policy leaders and increasing pressure on the House to act on the matter.The position also represents an evolution on the issue by the governor who in February said he believed texting, and not talking, presented the biggest danger, and [...]

    Baker declaration alters dynamics on distracted driving bill
    A rise in fatal accidents caused by distracted driving and advances in technology prompted Gov. Charlie Baker to throw his support on Tuesday behind a ban on using handheld devices while driving, giving a boost to an initiative debated for years by policy leaders and increasing pressure on the House to act on the matter.
    http://brookline.wickedlocal.com

2 days ago

Eliot School of Fine & Applied Arts, Other JP Arts Orgs Awarded Mass Cultural Council Grants

(http://www.jamaicaplainnews.com/2017/11/22/eliot-school-of-fine-applied-arts-other-jp-arts-orgs-awarded-mass-cultural-council-grants/29245)

    Eliot School of Fine & Applied Arts, Other JP Arts Orgs Awarded Mass Cultural Council Grants
    Jamaica Plain's Eliot School of Fine & Applied Arts has been awarded two grants from the Mass Cultural Council. The first, an operating grant of $10,900, allows the organization to continue its work inspiring lifelong learning in craft and creativity for people of all ages and from
    http://www.jamaicaplainnews.com

2 days ago

Don't show up empty-handed. The best part abo...

Don't show up empty-handed. The best part about these recipes? You probably have all the ingredients in your pantry.

    9 Last-Minute Thanksgiving Desserts With Only 3 Ingredients
    So you said you'd bring dessert to the feast, but somehow it's already the day before Thanksgiving and you still don't have a game plan. Don't panic! These three-ingredient dessert recipes spotted on Pinterest are all worthy of a warm welcome on the Thanksgiving table. The best part about them?
    https://patch.com

2 days ago

The Haven will open at 7pm for Beers, Scotch ...

The Haven will open at 7pm for Beers, Scotch and Chocolate on Thanksgiving evening. Join us after the family dinner. http://thehavenjp.com/2017/11/happy-thanksgiving-2/

    Happy Thanksgiving
    The Haven will open at 7pm for Beers, Scotch and Chocolate on Thanksgiving evening. Join us after the family dinner.
    http://thehavenjp.com

3 days ago

Fifteen-year-old Atley Miller loved trucks, s...

Fifteen-year-old Atley Miller loved trucks, so his friends are hoping to get as many trucks as possible to ride in the procession to Miller's wake Friday.

    Friends Seek Truck Drivers To Help Honor ATV Crash Victim
    WILMINGTON, MA -- Atley Miller, the 15-year old Shawsheen Technical High School who died in an ATV crash Sunday, loved trucks. It didn't matter what kind: If it was a truck, Miller wanted to talk about it, ride in it and work on it.
    https://patch.com

3 days ago

And some fine alliteration ...

And some fine alliteration ...

    Shrimp, Smashed Window And Screams: Brookline Police Logs
    BROOKLINE, MA - All of the following is from Brookline Police log or online blog. They are excerpts taken from the public police log and represent a portion of what kinds of calls the police respond to. All suspects are considered innocent until proven guilty in a court of law.
    https://patch.com

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