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City of Boston
ParkSCIENCE Festival Coming to Jamaica Pond June 9
The Boston Parks and Recreation Department's ParkSCIENCE program is hosting a children's science festival on Sunday, June 9, from 1 p.m. to 3 p.m.at the Jamaica Pond Boathouse in Jamaica Plain.
Match COO: No Other Employees Involved in Meth Bust
The director of the Jamaica Plain school where tutor Stephen Doran was arrested allegedly in possession of a package containing 480 grams of methamphetamine says Doran was working alone.
Thu May 23, 2013
New York Post
Real-life 'Walter White' arrested in Mass. : teacher battling cancer was 'trafficking meth'
A Massachusetts teacher has been arrested for trafficking methamphetamine after he allegedly received a package of the illegal substance at his school.
City of Boston
June Author Talks at Boston Public Library Locations
During the month of June, Boston Public Library will host author talks at the Central Library in Copley Square and several branches throughout the city.
Which West Roxbury Residents are Running for Office?
Numerous West Roxbury residents have submitted nomination papers for Boston's mayoral and city council races.
Wed May 22, 2013
Former state rep charged with trafficking methamphetamine
A former state representative, who once chaired the ethics committee, busted for trafficking methamphetamine near a school was issued a monitoring bracelet if he could post his $10,000 bail after his attorney pleaded with the judge to release his client because he is stricken with cancer.
Tue May 21, 2013
Should JP Workers Take 'Smoke-Free' Breaks?
Jamaica Plain business owners have pushed a neighborhood-wide effort to clean up litter along the Centre Street business district .
5 Things You Need to Know Today: May 21
Here's how to get started. 3. Weather: The closer we get to June, the warmer it should be , technically speaking.
5 Things You Need to Know Today: May 20
3. Weather: Late spring or early summer? You decide. 4. Screenwriting Workshop: Ever wanted to learn more about screenwriting for movies? The Boston Neighborhood Network is offering two workshops on the subject, on Tuesdays and Thursdays, May 7-23, from 7-9 p.m. and on Saturdays, June 1-29, from 12:30-3 p.m. Cost is $100 for BNN-TV members and $150 ... (more)
Mon May 20, 2013
Boston to swap parking for 'parklets' in 3 districts, eyes a 4th
Parking spaces are set to become "parklets" in Allston, Jamaica Plain and Mission Hill - " three neighborhoods selected by City Hall for the installation of miniature parks.
Sat May 18, 2013
JP's Bars with Outdoor Seating
Not sure where you can get a drink outside in Jamaica Plain? The Boston Business Journal made the decision-making process delightfully easy for you.
Fri May 17, 2013
5 Things You Need to Know Today: May 17
2. Curley: The Curley School community will hold a fundraiser tomorrow at the school in an effort to replace a lot with a usable track and field.
Gomez Visits Longtime JP Candy Wholesaler
U.S. Senate Republican Candidate Gabriel Gomez stopped by Jamaica Plain where he visited a candy re-wholesaler on Green Street and took questions from the media.
Route 39 Bus Stop Improvements Coming
Four inbound stops along the MBTA 39 bus route in Jamaica Plain will be improved next month.
Wed May 15, 2013
East Boston Times-Free Press
Conley Favors Citywide Vote for Suffolk Downs Casino
Suffolk County District Attorney and Mayoral Candidate Dan Conley's support of a citywide vote versus a ward-only vote regarding Suffolk Downs' proposed resort-style casino could have some political repercussions here in East Boston.
5 Things You Need to Know Today: Gomez in JP
Here is how Jamaica Plain voted in this year's primary U.S. Senate election . 2. BAPA: The Jamaica Plain Business and Professional Association will meet at 12:30 p.m. today at James's Gate .
Tue May 14, 2013
What Would You Do with $350 Million Powerball Jackpot?
The Powerball jackpot will hit $350 million for Wednesday's drawing. Though not the largest Powerball cash payout, the jackpot is inching closer to the $384 million that was given out in November 2012 in Arizona and Missouri.
Pregnant Woman Breaks Up Vicious Dog Attack in JP Woods
A 6-month pregnant Roslindale woman got in the middle of an unleashed dog attacking her husband and own dog at Allandale Woods.
Mon May 13, 2013
Lab woes torpedo drug case
A drug-dealing illegal alien linked to suspected welfare abuse in a Herald report last week had a 2011 cocaine and heroin case dismissed earlier this year because the evidence was locked inside the scandal-shuttered Jamaica Plain crime lab, according to court records.
Police: Dad left baby alone in car while he went to buy some crack on Mother's Day
Boston Police report arresting a Jamaica Plain man outside a Roxbury house known for drug sales - after he came out of the house while they were about to break into a car in which a witness had spotted an infant alone in a car seat.