37 min ago
Eye On Education: Mass. Students To Pilot New Standardized Test
We hear it all the time - American children are falling behind their peers in other countries.
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7 hrs ago
Jamaica Plain Irish Pubs Named one of America's Best
By John Waller Just in time for St. Patrick's Day, Thrillist selected the top 21 Irish pubs in the nation, and both Doyle's Cafe and Brendan Behan Pub in Jamaica Plain made the list.
Sun Mar 09, 2014
Jamaica Plain man arrested on multiple drug warrants after allegedly trying to evade T fare
A Jamaica Plain man will be arraigned Monday after he was arrested Friday afternoon by Transit Police, who were issuing him a citation for "piggybacking" and found he was wanted on several drug warrants, according to a statement from police.
JP man charged in North End stabbing
A Jamaica Plain man is facing an assault with intent to kill charge after police said he stabbed another man early this morning in a street fight in the North End that was broken up by passersby.
Fri Mar 07, 2014
The Daily Caller
Today we're doling out awards for some of the stranger things we saw at CPAC this week.
Bikes Note Bombs to Host 27th Bike-A-Thon this June
Jamaica Plain-based Bikes Not Bombs has set the date for its 27th annual Bike-A-Thon will be on Sunday, June 8. Registration for the event is currently open and will be half price until March 31, according to the event's Facebook page .
Convicted chemist was 'sole bad actor' at US drug lab
An investigation by the Massachusetts state inspector general has concluded that Annie Dookhan, the US forensic chemist imprisoned last year for falsifying thousands of drug tests, was the 'sole bad actor' at her former workplace.
Thu Mar 06, 2014
Couple Seeks Jamaica Plain Apartment
GREGARIOUS COUPLE Seeks Pleasant Home! Dean, aged 47, and Rebecca, aged 39, are seeking an apartment which is in good condition and has some modicum of charm.
Wed Mar 05, 2014
Our Opinion: Problems at Department of Public Health
The state inspector general's finding of a pattern of neglect, mismanagement and poor standards at the Jamaica Plain drug laboratory where a scandal linked to one chemist, Annie Dookhan, has created a legal and financial nightmare for the state is sadly not surprising.
Allandale Road is a Hot Spot for Arrests
Matthew Barre , 25, of Jamaica Plain, was arrested at 8:13 p.m. on Feb. 11, and charged with operating with an expired license, speeding, and failure to notify the Registry of a change of address.
Tue Mar 04, 2014
Report cites rash of problems at Mass. drug lab
A chemist who admitted faking test results in criminal cases was the "sole bad actor" in a scandal that forced the shutdown of a state drug lab in Boston, but the facility also was plagued by management failures, inadequate training and a lack of protocols, a report released Tuesday found.
Inspector General Says Annie Dookhan 'Sole Bad Actor' at State Drug Lab
Annie Dookhan, a former chemist at the Forensic Drug Laboratory at the Hinton State Laboratory Institute in Jamaica Plain, was the "sole bad actor" in alleged evidence tampering, the Massachusetts Office of the Inspector General said Tuesday .
Mon Mar 03, 2014
Two Boston men faces gun charges after separate arrests; more than 90 guns taken off streets
Boston police took two illegal guns off the street today, marking the 91st and 92nd seizures of the year, police said.
Boston school bus cutbacks are viewed warily
Every morning, Maura O'Toole's 12-year-old daughter steps aboard a yellow school bus in Jamaica Plain and travels several miles to Boston Latin Academy in Roxbury.
Sun Mar 02, 2014
Boston-Area Ukrainians Rally In Support Of Their Homeland
Secretary of State John Kerry monitored events in Ukraine from Boston Sunday and warned the Russians over their military invasion of Ukraine's Crimean peninsula.
Sat Mar 01, 2014
As Karmaloop seeks to raise next round, it stretches some vendor...
Hipster apparel merchant Karmaloop has been one of Boston's rare consumer e-commerce hits: the company, founded in a Jamaica Plain basement in 2000, booked $165 million in sales last year, according to CEO Greg Selkoe.
Fri Feb 28, 2014
Jamaica Plain Ice Cream Shop Seeks Take-Out License
The owners at FoMu , a vegan ice cream shop in Jamaica Plain, are looking to obtain a take-out license, according to the Jamaica Plain News .
Thu Feb 27, 2014
Dorchester Reporter, Dorchester MA
'Recto and Verso,' very much 'eclectic,' on exhibit in HAP's Fields Corner space
Though it hasn't the artsy reputation of other Boston neighborhoods like Jamaica Plain or Fort Point, Dorchester, it turns out, is one of the few places in the city where serious young artists can display their work.
Wed Feb 26, 2014
Former JP Man Pleads Guilty to Failure to Register as a Sex Offender
A former Jamaica Plain man pleaded guilty in federal court Wednesday to charges of failing to register as a sex offender, according to an announcement from U.S. Attorney Carmen M. Ortiz and U.S. Marshal John Gibbons.