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Jamaica-Plain, Massachusetts is located in Suffolk County. Zip codes in Jamaica-Plain, MA include 02130. The median home price in Jamaica-Plain is $495,000 which is roughly $395/per square foot.

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Saturday | Boston.com

Hundreds gather to mourn Dawnn Jaffier

Hundreds of mourners gathered this morning at Jubilee Christian Church in Mattapan to remember 26-year-old Dawnn Jaffier, who who was shot and killed as she participated with friends in an early morning celebration, part of the annual Caribbean festival.

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Thu Aug 28, 2014

Boston.com

Two men admit roles in 2010 slaying of teen

Two Boston men are facing prison terms after admitting their roles in the killing of Jaewon Martin, a 14-year-old honors student who became an innocent victim of a violent gang feud when he was shot to death on a Jamaica Plain basketball court in 2010.

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Patch.com

Alleged Child Predator Arrested in Brookline Craigslist Sting

Brookline police over the weekend arrested a 25-year-old Jamaica Plain man who allegedly tried to set up a tryst with a fictional, underage girl.

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Patch.com

Local Latino Supports Joslin Diabetes Center's Latino Diabetes Initiative as Event Co-Chair

Jamaica Plain resident, Lazaro Lopez may not have a personal connection to diabetes, but as the disease increasingly affects the Latino community, he feels a great responsibility to take action; Lazaro is of Cuban and Colombian descent.

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Yahoo!

Rent Check: Hyde Square's Old Norbert School Building Returns as Lofts

Tenants are moving in this weekend to the new Off Centre Lofts on the old Blessed Sacrament campus off Hyde Square in Jamaica Plain .

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Worcester Telegram & Gazette

Boston's Old Soldiers surprise with 'Soon Is a Long, Long Time'

"Soon Is a Long, Long Time," by Boston-area indie rockers Old Soldiers, starts with a seductive purr, vocalist Andrew Stern's voice curling around the notes like fog on the song "Seek or Serve."

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Wed Aug 27, 2014

City of Boston

Mayor Walsh Announces Multi-Faceted

BOSTON Mayor Martin J. Walsh today announced a comprehensive strategy to assist students moving into off-campus housing in Boston's neighborhoods for the 2014-2015 academic year.

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Patch.com

Recently Sold Homes in Jamaica Plain

In addition to Kohl's and AC Moore, the Framingham man had been in Nordstrom Rack, Marshalls, Old Navy and T.J. Maxx.

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Tue Aug 26, 2014

Christian Science Monitor

Celebrating music and community from the porch

Around the corner came the strums of banjo music, a few blocks away a drummer and guitarist thumped out classic rock, and in the heart of town a trio of folk singers blended their voices in harmony.

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Mon Aug 25, 2014

Boston.com

Boston's Young Professionals Talk Housing at #HUBisHome Party

On Sunday, over 100 people gathered at District Hall in the Boston Innovation District for the #HUBisHome House Party.

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East Boston Times-Free Press

Local Test Positive for West Nile

For the first time this year a mosquito pool in East Boston has tested positive for West Nile Virus .

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WBUR-AM Boston

'Innocent Bystander' Dedicated Life To Children

Friends and family of the woman shot and killed in Dorchester over the weekend are remembering her as someone who dedicated her life to children.

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Sun Aug 24, 2014

Boston.com

August's cool weather gets a chilly reception

It has been a summer without much to complain about - no heat waves, not a ton of oppressively hot days.

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Sat Aug 23, 2014

Universal Hub

Blue Hill Avenue victim IDed; teen arrested in connection with her shooting

Dawnn Jaffier, 26, a 2010 graduate of UMass Amherst, died today when she was shot in the head during the J'Ouvert parade on Blue Hill Avenue.

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Fri Aug 22, 2014

Boston.com

State's First Human West Nile Case in Middlesex County

The Massachusetts Department of Public Health reported Friday afternoon that a person has contracted the West Nile virus in Middlesex County.

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Thu Aug 21, 2014

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Man arraigned in 2003 Fitchburg shooting death

A Lynn man with a lengthy criminal history was arraigned in Worcester Superior Court Thursday afternoon, charged with shooting a Fitchburg man to death nearly 11 years ago.

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Tue Aug 19, 2014

Universal Hub

Victim in fatal Jamaica Plain crash IDed as West Roxbury man

State Police report the man who died when his 2013 Dodge Ram truck swerved off Morton Street near the rotary and overturned last night was Lawrence Mulhern, 53. Last night, Boston Police identified the pickup as the one that hit a van shortly before the fatal crash at Morton Street and Blue Hill Avenue.

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Boston.com

Mosquitoes Infected With West Nile Found in Roxbury

The Boston Public Health Commission announced today that mosquitoes in Roxbury tested positive for the West Nile virus on August 15, the first time this season.

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Democracy Now

Pastor: In Ferguson Police Crackdown, I Need a Gas Mask More Than My Clerical Collar

Osagyefo Sekou , Pastor from the First Baptist Church in Jamaica Plain, Massachusetts, who was dispatched to Ferguson by the Fellowship of Reconciliation.

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Yahoo!

Curbed Comparisons: What $2,500 a Month Rents You Right Now Around Boston

Given that prime leasing season is upon Boston like a storm cloud, we thought we would run down five properties in four different areas for rent right this very second at two and a half grand.

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