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  1. Recently Sold Homes in Jamaica PlainRead the original story w/Photo

    13 hrs ago | Patch.com

    If you're wondering whether you might be getting some new neighbors or if that house you've been eyeing in the area is off the market, this is the list you need. Scroll through the homes below for more.


  2. My Instagram: Gabi ValladarasRead the original story w/Photo

    21 hrs ago | Boston.com

    Gabi Valladares is a child of the Internet. At 24, she works in social media marketing by day, but started her first blog Kneadle + Bread in 2010 to share her love of sewing and baking, a skill that she learned online, of course.


  3. Robert A. Craven, Boston police officer, decorated WWII vet enlisted at age 15Read the original story

    22 hrs ago | Boston Herald

    Robert A. Craven, a lifelong resident of Jamaica Plain, a retired Boston police officer and a decorated veteran of two wars, whose love of country inspired him to enlist in the Army at age 15 during World War II, died Wednesday surrounded by his family. He was 84. "He was as generous and gentle a guy as you'd ever meet, but he was absolutely fearless," said Steve Craven, Mr. Craven's son and a Boston firefighter.


  4. Bus, SUV get up in each other's grills in Jamaica PlainRead the original story w/Photo

    Saturday | Universal Hub

    Nick Tomcavage shows us the results of a head-on collision between an Orange Line shuttle bus and and Escalade at Boylston and Amory in Jamaica Plain around 11:50 a.m. EMTs were evaluating the Escalade driver for possible injuries. Because of the crash, the T had its shuttle buses - running so the Orange Line can get some TLC this weekend - simply bypass Green and Stony Brook.


  5. 5th Annual Jamaica Plain Music Fest Returns in SeptemberRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday Jul 31 | Patch.com

    The Jamaica Plain Music Festival will be returning for a fifth straight year, featuring a full day of musical performances. On September 12, 2015, the festival will be held at Pinebank Field in Jamaica Plain, from 12 p.m. to 7 p.m. Over 4,000 people are expected to attend the event, according to festival directors .


  6. Delicious black bean burger at Canary Square in Jamaica Plain, Mass.Read the original story w/Photo

    Friday Jul 31 | Examiner.com

    Canary Square in Jamaica Plain, Mass. is a friendly and rustic local tavern and bar serving American cuisine made from locally grown ingredients, wine and beer and great atmosphere.


  7. MassDevelopment Backing $9M Redo of Pittsfield...Read the original story w/Photo

    Friday Jul 31 | IBerkshires

    MassDevelopment has issued a $7.9 million tax-exempt bond and a $1.1 million taxable bond on behalf of Pittsfield April Lane LLC that will use bond proceeds to fund the acquisition and renovation of Dalton Apartments at 51 April Lane. Originally constructed in 1970, Dalton Apartments consists of 11 buildings containing 28 one-bedroom units, 44 two-bedroom units, and 28 three-bedroom units.


  8. Cyclist who threw punches at Longsjo is suspended for a yearRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Jul 30 | Worcester Telegram & Gazette

    The cyclist seen on video punching another racer after the Fitchburg Downtown Criterium in the Longsjo Classic in late June has been suspended by USA Cycling for one year. Jerome Townsend, 26, of Princeton, was captured on video throwing two punches at the head of David Warner, 31, of Jamaica Plain, shortly after the finish of the pro/1/2 Fitchburg Downtown Criterium, the third event in the three-day Longsjo Classic, on June 28. Townsend has accepted the sanctions and will not appeal the ruling, according to Kevin Loughery, communications director for USA Cycling, the governing body of bicycle racing in the United States.


  9. Need a Job? Check out the Latest Openings in Jamaica PlainRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Jul 30 | Patch.com

    Be sure to check Jobs on Patch, whether you're looking for a new position, or want to post an opportunity. Vinfen - Jamaica Plain, MAVinfen is a leading nonprofit human services organization that "transforms lives together" by building the capacity of individuals, families, organizations and communities to...2 days ago from Vinfen Courageous Sailing Center - Jamaica Plain, MAThe Site Director's primary responsibility is to oversee and facilitate the day-to-day operation of the Jamaica Pond program.


  10. Summer in CharlestownRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Jul 30 | Charlestown Patriot-Bridge

    Emery Deroeve, 4 A1 2, Riann Greatorex, 5, Reilly Bartlett 7, and Apryl Michaels, 8, enjoy the July 10 Splash Dance Party hosted by the Boston Parks and Recreation Department at Doherty Playground in Charlestown. Future Splash Dance Parties will be held in conjunction with the ParkARTS Artists in Residence children's workshops on Wednesday, July 29, at Mozart Street Playground in Jamaica Plain; Friday, August 7, at East Boston Memorial Park; and Friday, August 14, at Hunt Almont Park in Mattapan.


  11. Boston eyes healthier food options in public schoolsRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Jul 29 | Boston.com

    Hot dogs and fruit juice would disappear from Boston school menus this fall, and chicken breasts and fish would often replace chicken nuggets under proposals by the School Department and a community advisory council to provide students with healthier dining options. These potential changes are part of a broader effort to overhaul the schools' food program, school officials said this week.


  12. BCYF Neighborhood Block Party Comes to Jamaica Plain on August 6thRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Jul 29 | City of Boston

    Mark your calendar and bring your friends and family to a fun and free BCYF Neighborhood Block Party on Thursday, August 6 from 5-7 p.m. at the BCYF Curtis Hall Community Center, 20 South Street in Jamaica Plain. The BCYF Neighborhood Block Party will offer a variety of free activities including a DJ, cookout, snow cones, resource tables staffed by our partners and other city agencies, arts & crafts activities, swimming, and more.


  13. Better Know A Dude 2015: #27 Defensive Back Justin SimmonsRead the original story

    Wednesday Jul 29 | BC Interruption

    Recorded 34 tackles and three pass breakups. Recorded a fumble recovery for 2 yards in the bowl game vs. Arizona.


  14. New Homes for Sale in Jamaica PlainRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Jul 29 | Patch.com

    The gathering will be held Tuesday, July 28, from 5 p.m. to 8 p.m., at the Brookside Community Health Center on 3297 Washington St. This Saturday, August 1st, the library will be closing for renovations. All are welcome to come by for a celebration.


  15. No need to balk at the boxRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Jul 28 | Boston.com

    Boxed wines - more-for-your-money pours in cubes and cartons - have a low-brow reputation that's hard to shake. But perceptions are changing as a growing number of winemakers fill this environmentally friendly packaging with better quality pours.


  16. BRA to Hold Open House on Washington Street Corridor PlansRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Jul 28 | Patch.com

    The gathering will be held Tuesday, July 28, from 5 p.m. to 8 p.m., at the Brookside Community Health Center on 3297 Washington St. The Boston Redevelopment Authority is inviting Jamaica Plain residents to an open house on its plans to enhance the Washington Street corridor. The gathering will be held Tuesday, July 28, from 5 p.m. to 8 p.m., at the Brookside Community Health Center on 3297 Washington Street.


  17. How Boston 2024 underestimated its opposition 07.27.15 |Read the original story w/Photo

    Monday Jul 27 | Boston.com

    As the United States Olympic Committee gathered in San Francisco in December to hear from the four U.S. cities that wanted to host the 2024 Summer Games, two people stood out front holding a banner. The message was a simple one: "No Boston Olympics."


  18. Jeff Jacobs: Pedro delivers another gem in CooperstownRead the original story

    Sunday Jul 26 | Boston Herald

    Three hours into a long Sunday afternoon walk into baseball immortality, Pedro Martinez decided he was going to break protocol. He called Juan Marichal forward from among the 49 seated Hall of Famers.


  19. Deer Fatally Struck by Motorist in Jamaica PlainRead the original story w/Photo

    Sunday Jul 26 | Patch.com

    A study shows Massachusetts workers must make $24 an hour to afford rent in the state, more than the $18 average renter's salary.


  20. Phantom Gourmet: When Pigs Fly Pizzeria In Kittery, MaineRead the original story w/Photo

    Sunday Jul 26 | CBS Local

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