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  1. Questions raised about City Hall ties of outside counsel investigating Fire Dept.Read the original story w/Photo

    17 hrs ago |

    ... disciplined. That same woman also alleged that another coworker attempted to sexually assault her in their Jamaica Plain firehouse in January. That firefighter, David Sanchez, is charged with indecent assault and is expected to appear in West ...


  2. 10 things to do in Boston this weekend: June 14-17, 2018Read the original story

    Thursday Jun 14 |

    Skip Netflix this weekend-here are 10 ways to get out of your home and not be bored in the city. If you'd like BosTen delivered to your inbox every Thursday, click here .


  3. 'Medicine that Matters' gala raises more than $1 million to support health care for homelessRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Jun 14 | Dorchester Reporter, Dorchester MA

    Reporter Staff Dorchester resident and BHCHP president Dr. Jim O'Connell and CEO Barry Boch, of Roslindale, congratulates one of the night's honorees, attorney Mala Rafik, of Jamaica Plain.


  4. Boston councilors vote for Airbnb restrictionsRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Jun 14 | Boston Herald

    Supporters clap after the Boston City Council amends and approves regulations governing Airbnb and other short-term lodging services on Wednesday, June 13, 2018. Mayor Martin J. Walsh said he'll sign the City Council's ban to stop absentee investor landlords from turning residential buildings into de facto hotels through Airbnb - while letting live-in owners and tenants rent out their homes with limited restrictions.


  5. Council votes to ban investor-owned Airbnb units, but rejects limit...Read the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Jun 13 | Universal Hub

    The Boston City Council today approved, 11-2, a proposed law that would bar investors from renting out apartments and condos on Airbnb and similar Web sites but which would let owners who live in two- and three-family houses rent out units 365 days a year. The measure now goes to Mayor Walsh, who has backed a ban on investor-owned units but who wanted to limit homeowners to renting out units to 120 days per year.


  6. Murders up significantly, but overall crime down in BostonRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Jun 12 | Boston Herald

    Cammie Thompson, 37, who has a lived in South Boston for 12 years, talks about crime in South Boston while out on West Broadway with her daughter, Marlowe, Tuesday, June 12, 2018. Staff photo by Angela Rowlings.


  7. When some see a traffic nightmare as a thing of beautyRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Jun 12 |

    ... Church, a small, nondenominational congregation in Dorchester. Walker met Barber during an appearance in Jamaica Plain two years ago and quickly became a follower. The current campaign, he says, is a "fusion movement," meaning that it is a loose ...


  8. Gay boomers look ahead to an old age colored by uncertainty and the help of friendsRead the original story w/Photo

    Saturday Jun 9 |

    ... would normally suppress. Caroline Cutler, 71, who was profiled in a newsletter at the Mount Pleasant Home in Jamaica Plain about attending her first Boston Pride parade, said she was "very upset and frightened" when someone slipped a scolding note ...


  9. Mayors to march with Walsh in Boston Pride ParadeRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday Jun 8 |

    When Mayor Martin J. Walsh joins thousands of marchers expected for the Boston Pride Parade Saturday, he will be joined by dozens of mayors from across the country. The 48th annual parade coincides with the 86th Annual Meeting of the US Conference of Mayors, a four-day event that started Friday at the Marriott Copley Place hotel.


  10. Three state troopers help deliver baby girlRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Jun 7 | Boston Herald

    ... you do and I'll be right here to help you.'" Kavol said he was returning to the barracks from patrol in Jamaica Plain when he learned the woman was giving birth. Foley and trooper Anthony Wosny grabbed medical blankets and made sure the area was ...


  11. Rev. Victor Carpenter, UU minister and advocate for social justice, dies at 88Read the original story

    Thursday Jun 7 |

    ... award for Distinguished Service to the Cause of Unitarian Universalism, died of cancer last Friday in his Jamaica Plain home. He was 88. Delivering sermons, "he was an extremely good speaker. He was articulate, he was clear," said the Rev. Carl ...


  12. Chronicling - the most significant event' in the history of Boston policeRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Jun 7 |

    ... an 88-year-old retired professor from Worcester, whose father, Timothy, was a police officer working in Jamaica Plain when he went on strike in 1919, losing his job. He added, "From what I heard, the working conditions were terrible. The station ...


  13. Police arrest 16-year-old boy on charges of robbing Hyde Park bankRead the original story

    Thursday Jun 7 |

    Police arrested a 16-year-old boy Wednesday morning shortly after he allegedly robbed a Hyde Park bank, officials said. The boy, a Jamaica Plain resident, entered a Blue Hills Bank at 1065 Truman Parkway around 11:36 a.m., Boston police said in a statement.


  14. PoliticsAs Mayoral Summit Starts, Activists Urge Marty Walsh To Do More On Climate ChangeRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Jun 6 | WGBH

    ... him to act far more decisively. A few days ago, one of them, Kannan Thiruvengadam , gave me a tour of the Jamaica Plain Green House - a once-derelict 100-year-old home that now houses an alternative school and has been radically rejiggered so it ...


  15. Celebrating women-owned small businesses in Boston with City Councilor Annissa Essaibi-GeorgeRead the original story

    Tuesday Jun 5 | Sampan

    On Thursday, May 31, 2018, Boston City Councilor At-Large Annissa Essaibi-George welcomed 120 women small business owners to Bella Luna Restaurant and Milky Way Lounge in Jamaica Plain, a women-owned restaurant celebrating 25 years in business, for an evening of networking, connecting, and recognizing Boston's many thriving women & non-binary owned small businesses. The evening was co-sponsored by the Mayor's Office of Woman's Advancement and Women Entrepreneurs Boston .


  16. Wondering when his darn Acme tent is going to arriveRead the original story w/Photo

    Monday Jun 4 | Universal Hub

    ... West Roxbury which is defined by statute. Real estate people like neighborhoods because they stretch a bit. Jamaica Plain often invades the part of Roxbury where I live. West Roxbury as a municipal entity disappeared in 1874 when the town (which ...


  17. The race between Bill Galvin and Josh Zakim, explainedRead the original story w/Photo

    Monday Jun 4 |

    Josh Zakim was just 10 years old when Bill Galvin was first elected as the secretary of state of Massachusetts. Now, the Boston city councilor is giving Galvin the toughest challenge of his 24 years in office.


  18. Walsh signals that he backs Zakim over Galvin in primary battleRead the original story w/Photo

    Saturday Jun 2 |

    Mayor Martin J. Walsh is throwing his support behind City Councilor Josh Zakim in his challenge to longtime Secretary of State William F. Galvin, delivering what could be a critical boost to the 34-year-old at Saturday's State Democratic Convention. Walsh, who is in Texas for a personal trip, telegraphed his support to Boston-based delegates through supporters in the DCU Center, a source close to the second-term mayor said.


  19. Family reunites with hero Boston firefighterRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday Jun 1 | Boston Herald

    ... you," the young mother told firefighter Patrick Callahan yesterday, wiping away tears in a sunny, pleasant Jamaica Plain park, far from the scene of Wednesday night's fire. Three-year-old Alexander was all smiles and gave the firefighter a big hug. ...


  20. Remembering Those Who Gave AllRead the original story

    Friday Jun 1 | East Boston Times-Free Press

    This Memorial Day, we remember and honor the American heroes who gave their lives for our country. Our Gold Star families deserve respect this day, and every day, of the year.


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