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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
2. Bay State Bike Week: A week that celebrates biking in Massachusetts began Saturday and will run through May 19.
A same-sex couple from Jamaica Plain wants their retroactive fair share under current rules for tax refunds.
For those who've had the privilege of knowing Maureen Dunn, the sadness of her passing at age 72 on Friday is tempered by the joy of realizing she's been reunited, at long last, with the love of her life, Cmdr.
Ruth J. Knyff, 73, of Ruth Street, passed away Tuesday, May 7, 2013, in the Southeast Massachusetts Health & Rehabilitation Center after battling a rare form of kidney cancer for the past three years.
In an editorial, the Jamaica Plain Gazette rhapsodizes about how Roslindale completes JP, in part because Roslindale hosts all the trailer-trash kind of chain stores that would otherwise try to muscle their non-local way into the pristine Elysian fields of Jamaica Plain: It has been easier for local-business-minded JP to fend off the likes of ... (more)
Broken Tail Rescue has posted a photo of a missing Jamaica Plain cat on Twitter Friday morning.