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  1. Only 2 council races have preliminaries this year; meet the challengers in one of themRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Aug 27 | Universal Hub

    Two challengers look to unseat the longest sitting city councilor in September's preliminary election for District 4, which includes parts of Dorchester, Mattapan and Jamaica Plain. We talked to both Andrea Campbell and Terrance Williams.


  2. Police use search warrant to seize drugs and a ton of cash in JPRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Aug 26 | Universal Hub

    Boston Police report drug-unit officers seized 96 grams of heroin, 67 grams of fentanyl and $187,675 in cash in a raid yesterday at 90 South St. Byron Ortega, 22, of Jamaica Plain, was charged with possession of Class A and Class B drugs with intent to distribute. When I lived in the neighborhood, the neighborhood watch meetings would would be held in the community room of that building.


  3. Art in the wildernessRead the original story w/Photo

    Saturday Aug 8 | Universal Hub

    The Franklin Park Art Grove is a two-day pop-up exhibit in the Wilderness along the Jamaica Plain side of Franklin Park. Enter through the parking lot that sits on the main park road between the zoo and Shattuck Hospital and walk along the paths for installations and thoughts in several languages tied around trees.


  4. Man robbed at gunpoint and machetepoint in Jamaica PlainRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Aug 6 | Universal Hub

    Ok. That was the straw that broke the camel's back. I am forced to no longer visit my favorite little affordable produce store run by Mom and Pop on the corner next to Yely's because it's too scary! And Stop and Shop Dedham, here I come.


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

    Aug 1, 2015 | 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.


  6. Charter school to replace charter school in Jamaica PlainRead the original story w/Photo

    Jul 24, 2015 | Universal Hub

    The Jamaica Plain Gazette reports Roxbury Preparatory Charter School will move into the 86 Wachusett St. location being vacated by Match Community Day School, which is moving to new space on the Hyde Park/Mattapan line. Help keep Universal Hub going.


  7. Chase and search through the Southwest Corridor ParkRead the original story w/Photo

    Jul 13, 2015 | Universal Hub

    Around 8 p.m., BPD officers tried to stop a car in the area of McBride Street in Jamaica Plain as part of a drug investigation. Seems the driver didn't want to be stopped, so he took off, with officers in pursuit.


  8. format Olympics meetings: Fostering dialogue or minimizing dissent?Read the original story w/Photo

    Jul 1, 2015 | Universal Hub

    The day after Boston 2024 announced their revised plans , organizers of a city forum on the games tried a new approach in Jamaica Plain: Splitting the meeting into three parts, to discuss different ramifications of the would-be games. "They're separating us to take away our voice!" some protesters yelled at the English High School session, not far from Franklin Park, which remains the proposed venue for equestrian events and the pentathlon .


  9. Shot fired in Jamaica PlainRead the original story w/Photo

    Jun 27, 2015 | Universal Hub

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  10. Silent vigil in Jamaica Plain this eveningRead the original story w/Photo

    Jun 18, 2015 | Universal Hub

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  11. Man apparently tired of being on the lam turns self in on 12-year-old JP gun chargeRead the original story w/Photo

    May 29, 2015 | Universal Hub

    A man arrested on charges he threatened somebody with a gun in Jamaica Plain in 2003 was re-arraigned yesterday - 12 years after he skipped out after his first arraignment - the Suffolk County District Attorney's office reports. Roxbury Municipal Court Judge Debra DelVecchio imposed $5,000 bail and ordered Wellington Matos, 34, to wear a GPS, surrender his passport, and continue residing at his current address while the case is pending, the DA's office reports, adding prosecutors had asked for $30,000 bail.


  12. What Boston teachers want for their classrooms: From augmentive...Read the original story w/Photo

    May 11, 2015 | Universal Hub is a Web site that lets teachers seek donations for classroom or project supplies. The site made news last week when Stephen Colbert announced he would help fund all 1,000 requests from his native South Carolina - about $800,000 in all.


  13. The photo that could disprove woman's Marathon bombing claimRead the original story w/Photo

    May 7, 2015 | Universal Hub

    A photo taken by a frequent UHub contributor right after the Boston Marathon bombings shows a Jamaica Plain woman who claimed brain injuries from being just 10 feet from the second blast looking rather unlike somebody close enough to the explosions to have been hurt, WCVB reports . Arturo Gossage posted this photo the day of the bombings showing somebody who appears to be Joanna Leigh of Jamaica Plain, wearing an unscathed brown leather jacket and kneeling on the ground as she talks to a man being treated by EMTs .


  14. Man learns you can't just hang with the Orange LineRead the original story w/Photo

    May 7, 2015 | Universal Hub

    Transit Police report educating a Jamaica Plain man on the finer points of subway law in the Commonwealth, specifically that there is a crime called riding upon a train other than as a fare paying passenger . Police say Jonathan Lopez got this lesson around 8:15 p.m. on Monday at Back Bay station, where he and two pals were captured on video grabbing onto the top of an Orange line car and taking it for a ride down the platform.


  15. DA: Minister arranged to have teen beaten before he tried killing him for not selling enough potRead the original story w/Photo

    May 6, 2015 | Universal Hub

    Shaun Harrison, 55, a minister and counselor in Boston schools, was ordered held in lieu of $400,000 today at his arraignment on charges of armed assault with intent to murder, aggravated assault and battery with a dangerous weapon, two counts of unlawful possession of a firearm, two counts of unlawful possession of ammunition, possession of a firearm in the commission of a felony, unlawful possession of a shotgun, unlawful possession of a rifle and possession of a Class D substance with intent to distribute, the Suffolk County District Attorney's office reports. Should Harrison make bail, he will have to wear a GPS device and stay away from his victim and any witnesses, the DA's office says.


  16. Low-country lowdown: Jamaica Plain to get South Carolina cuisineRead the original story w/Photo

    Apr 30, 2015 | Universal Hub

    Lowcountry. This looks very promising. Fairsted Kitchen is terrific, though the influences are a bit all over the map, and the bar program is really good, too.


  17. Sun lotion notion gets devotion, motionRead the original story w/Photo

    Apr 29, 2015 | Universal Hub

    The City Council today took the first step towards installing sunscreen dispensers in city parks: Approving a motion for a hearing on the idea. City Councilor Matt O'Malley , who proposed the dispensers , said it could be done at no cost to taxpayers if the the city partners with a sunscreen company or local health-care institution to fund the $100 to $200 cost of the dispensers.


  18. Loaded, cocked gun found at Jamaica Plain playgroundRead the original story w/Photo

    Apr 22, 2015 | Universal Hub

    Boston Police report detectives rushed to a Franklin Park playground off Walnut Avenue yesterday morning when somebody playing with several young children noticed a gun just lying at the base of a tree. The Smith & Wesson .41 Magnum revolver ... was fully loaded and the hammer was cocked.


  19. Parakeet flies the coop in Jamaica PlainRead the original story w/Photo

    Apr 18, 2015 | Universal Hub

    Tillie Jupiter reports he proved a friendly guy, so they were able to capture him and take him inside while they called Boston animal control - which now has him at its Roslindale shelter. If you're missing a parakeet, with a tag of HC355, now you know where to get him.


  20. All of a sudden, Charles Yancey cares very deeply about traffic patterns in Jamaica PlainRead the original story w/Photo

    Apr 8, 2015 | Universal Hub

    The City Council today agreed to let Councilor Charles Yancey hold a series of hearings at which state and city officials can explain how replacing the Casey Overpass with a series of surface roads won't give residents cancer or block ambulances from getting heart-attack and stroke victims to the medical area - but not demand the work be stopped altogether. Yancey acknowledged that the state decided to replace the overpass with surface roads several years ago and that it's too late to change that decision, what with construction crews already tearing down trees and pouring asphalt for temporary replacement lanes along the crumbling overpass.


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