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Boston Globe
Thanksgiving stress is over. Now it's Thankspocalypse.and, of course, gluten, the narrative around the holiday — #Stressgiving — has
Boston Globe / Posted yesterday
and, of course, gluten, the narrative around the holiday — #Stressgiving — has become so fear-based that Susan McConathy, a Jamaica Plain mother, says she has to remind herself that it’s a “quote, holiday.” Forget yesterday's news. Get what you... Read more
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Boston Globe
Thanksgiving used to just be stressful. Now it’s Thankspocalypseand, of course, gluten, the narrative around the holiday — #Stressgiving — has
Boston Globe / Posted yesterday
and, of course, gluten, the narrative around the holiday — #Stressgiving — has become so fear-based that Susan McConathy, a Jamaica Plain mother, says she has to remind herself that it’s a “quote, holiday.” Forget yesterday's news. Get what you... Read more
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Boston Globe
After election, there’s a new race for the council presidencyhas reportedly gauged support Councilor Andrea Campbell, who represents Mattap
Boston Globe / Posted 4 days ago
has reportedly gauged support Councilor Andrea Campbell, who represents Mattapan and Dorchester, parts of Roslindale and Jamaica Plain, is said to be interested, too (though, when asked she would only say she’s honored to be considered, and that... Read more
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Boston Herald
Car hits cop investigating shooting; driver fleesOK,” police Commissioner William B. Evans said at the scene. Police responding
Boston Herald / Posted 4 days ago
OK,” police Commissioner William B. Evans said at the scene. Police responding around 3 p.m. on School Street on the Jamaica Plain/Roxbury line came upon an accident scene where they said occupants of a minivan said someone shot at them from... Read more
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Boston Herald
Police fire shot at car that hit officer in Jamaica PlainPolice are asking for the public's help following a daytime shooting in Jamaica
Boston Herald / Posted 5 days ago
Police are asking for the public's help following a daytime shooting in Jamaica Plain that left one officer injured, police Commissioner William B. Evans said. "It's a crazy scene, but as of now no one's hurt seriously and thank God my officer's... Read more
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Boston Globe
Police recover 3 guns, arrest 2 in Dorchester traffic stop, Jamaica Plain building searchtraffic stop Thursday night, around one hour after a separate incident in which
Boston Globe / Posted 5 days ago
traffic stop Thursday night, around one hour after a separate incident in which police recovered two guns hidden in a Jamaica Plain building’s common area, Boston police said. In Dorchester, officers arrested two teenagers in a traffic stop... Read more
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Boston Globe
Antiques store Cobwebs in Jamaica Plain closing its doors for goodCobwebs, a well-known antiques and jewelry shop in Jamaica Plain, is apparently
Boston Globe / Posted 8 days ago
Cobwebs, a well-known antiques and jewelry shop in Jamaica Plain, is apparently closing down for good next month. The owner announced the news on Facebook. “After 26 years of wonderful business and joy we are closing our store,” the Facebook post... Read more
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Boston Globe
Searching for solutions, large and smallA semiautomatic handgun concealed under his winter clothes, Josiah Zachery made
Boston Globe / Posted 12 days ago
A semiautomatic handgun concealed under his winter clothes, Josiah Zachery made his way to Jamaica Plain one snowy morning in 2015, prosecutors say. He spent an hour on the bus, then took the Orange Line from Jackson Square to Forest Hills, almost as... Read more
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Boston Globe
Hero squares get biographical upgradewho aren’t really that familiar with the Vietnam War,’’ Bellew said as relative
Boston Globe / Posted 12 days ago
who aren’t really that familiar with the Vietnam War,’’ Bellew said as relatives gathered around O’Leary’s Square, in Jamaica Plain. “And to live through that time period where the public sentiment turned during that war — it was a very... Read more
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Boston Globe
Boston Beer battles back with new brews and a tap roomto have a beer with them. That’s one big benefit to the new Tap Room that Koch
Boston Globe / Posted 13 days ago
to have a beer with them. That’s one big benefit to the new Tap Room that Koch’s company, Boston Beer, opens Friday at its Jamaica Plain brewery. No, Koch won’t be there at the bar to pour you a Sam Adams. But the point is clear. Many younger... Read more
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Boston Globe
Two murder suspects ‘exchanged text messages’ before killing man on snow shoveling crewTwo men on trial for a brazen 2015 daylight murder in Jamaica Plain exchanged a
Boston Globe / Posted 15 days ago
Two men on trial for a brazen 2015 daylight murder in Jamaica Plain exchanged a series of text messages planning the execution of Kenny Lamour in the hours and minutes leading up to the fatal shooting, a prosecutor said Tuesday. Two men, Donte... Read more
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Boston Herald
No surprises expected in Boston mayoral racethe end. “I’m not taking it for granted, we’re not taking it for granted at al
Boston Herald / Posted 16 days ago
the end. “I’m not taking it for granted, we’re not taking it for granted at all,” Walsh said at an endorsement event in Jamaica Plain yesterday. “In the polls we have a nice comfortable lead but for me it’s not about that, it’s about getting... Read more
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Boston Globe
There’s a mayoral election on Tuesday. Has anyone even noticed?City Hall aides and after repeated Globe requests. Meanwhile, Jackson, in his
Boston Globe / Posted 16 days ago
City Hall aides and after repeated Globe requests. Meanwhile, Jackson, in his campaign, trekked across the city from Jamaica Plain to East Boston, Roxbury to Back Bay on Monday. In the South End, he stopped at senior housing on Washington... Read more
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Boston Globe
House leaders look to scale back Senate crime billtime, they are going to have those opportunities,” said House Ways and Means ch
Boston Globe / Posted 16 days ago
time, they are going to have those opportunities,” said House Ways and Means chairman Jeffrey Sanchez. The bill, the Jamaica Plain Democrat said, would “switch our criminal justice system that has been unjust to many into a system that looks... Read more
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Boston Globe
Boston’s mayoral candidates make their closing argumentswaved at drivers in Hyde Park’s busy Cleary Square, and joked that he might ste
Boston Globe / Posted 17 days ago
waved at drivers in Hyde Park’s busy Cleary Square, and joked that he might steal someone’s ice cream at JP Licks in Jamaica Plain. In Cleary Square, two women passing by in a Nissan slowed as the driver called out to Jackson, “We need... Read more
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Boston Globe
Walsh and Jackson enter final days of mayoral campaignwaved at drivers in Hyde Park’s busy Cleary Square, and joked that he might ste
Boston Globe / Posted 18 days ago
waved at drivers in Hyde Park’s busy Cleary Square, and joked that he might steal someone’s ice cream at JP Licks in Jamaica Plain. In Cleary Square, two women passing by in a Nissan slowed as the driver called out to Jackson, “We need... Read more
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Boston Globe
AK-47 assault rifle recovered from Dorchester home by Boston policethe streets Wednesday night, when officers assigned to the Youth Violence Strik
Boston Globe / Posted 19 days ago
the streets Wednesday night, when officers assigned to the Youth Violence Strike Force arrested a juvenile on Horan Way in Jamaica Plain. Officers recovered a loaded .32 caliber Smith & Wesson Model CTGE32 revolver and a loaded .22 caliber (LR)... Read more
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Boston Globe
Can Boston’s affordable housing shortage be eased?of residents, many from the city’s minority communities, in Boston’s outlying n
Boston Globe / Posted 20 days ago
of residents, many from the city’s minority communities, in Boston’s outlying neighborhoods: East Boston, Roxbury, Jamaica Plain, and Dorchester. “It takes a very intentional intervention,” said Helen Matthews, a housing advocate with City... Read more
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Boston Globe
The Ticket: What’s happening in the arts world this week“Contact Is the Only Love,” by Gerd Stern and Michael Callahan. Through Dec. 10
Boston Globe / Posted 20 days ago
“Contact Is the Only Love,” by Gerd Stern and Michael Callahan. Through Dec. 10. Boston Cyberarts Gallery, 141 Green St., Jamaica Plain. 617-522-6710, www.bostoncyberarts.org TRANSMUTATIONS Drawing on touchstone imagery from film and popular... Read more
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Boston Globe
In mayoral races, BPDA is often a punching bagdivision, he said, and is hiring three more. The agency has written new zoning
Boston Globe / Posted 20 days ago
division, he said, and is hiring three more. The agency has written new zoning rules for growing corridors in South Boston, Jamaica Plain, and Roxbury, with similar projects launching in Dorchester, Roxbury and — eventually — Downtown Crossing. The... Read more
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Boston Herald
Brighton teen dies in Halloween shootoutA shootout at a Jamaica Plain housing project Halloween night left a Brighton H
Boston Herald / Posted 20 days ago
A shootout at a Jamaica Plain housing project Halloween night left a Brighton High School teen dead, authorities said. “There were two groups arguing. From what I understand, there was an exchange of gunfire between the groups when he got hit. It’s... Read more
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The Brockton Enterprise
Brockton teen, 16, had 2 guns, ammunition in Boston, say policeon Wednesday. Officers assigned to the Youth Violence Strike Force were perfor
The Brockton Enterprise / Posted 20 days ago
on Wednesday. Officers assigned to the Youth Violence Strike Force were performing a patrol in the area of Horan Way in Jamaica Plain about 10:25 p.m. “The officers were on directed patrol in the area of the Heath Street Housing Development due... Read more
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Boston Globe
police blotterbegan Wednesday for the trial of the two men charged with murdering a man while
Boston Globe / Posted 21 days ago
began Wednesday for the trial of the two men charged with murdering a man while he worked with a snow shoveling crew in Jamaica Plain on Feb. 11, 2015. Donte Henley, 26, of South Boston and Josiah Zachery, 20, of Hyde Park were arrested in the... Read more
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Boston Globe
Jury selection begins for trial of men charged with 2015 Jamaica Plain murderbegan Wednesday for the trial of the two men charged with murdering a man while
Boston Globe / Posted 21 days ago
began Wednesday for the trial of the two men charged with murdering a man while he worked with a snow shoveling crew in Jamaica Plain in February 2015. Donte Henley, 26, of South Boston, and Josiah Zachery, 20, of Hyde Park were arrested for... Read more
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Boston Herald
Youth fatally shot on Halloween night in Bostonon Halloween night in Boston. Commissioner William Evans says officers respond
Boston Herald / Posted 21 days ago
on Halloween night in Boston. Commissioner William Evans says officers responded to a public housing complex in the city's Jamaica Plain neighborhood at about 11:45 p.m. Tuesday where they found the victim suffering from gunshot wounds. His name... Read more
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San Antonio Express-News
Teen fatally shot on Halloween night in BostonBoston. Commissioner William Evans says officers responded to reports of gunfi
San Antonio Express-News / Posted 21 days ago
Boston. Commissioner William Evans says officers responded to reports of gunfire at a public housing complex in the city's Jamaica Plain neighborhood at about 11:45 p.m. Tuesday where they found the victim suffering from gunshot wounds. He was... Read more
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Boston Globe
Person with life-threatening injuries after late-night shooting in Jamaica PlainA “young kid” was shot and killed in Jamaica Plain just before midnight Tuesday
Boston Globe / Posted 21 days ago
A “young kid” was shot and killed in Jamaica Plain just before midnight Tuesday, one of two shootings in the city during Halloween night, officials said. Boston EMS responded to the 900 block of Parker Street at about 11:47 p.m. and took the victim... Read more
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Boston Herald
Group: Fentanyl to fuel opioid deaths 5 more yearswas inspired to use her mathematical prowess to fight the scourge after volunte
Boston Herald / Posted 22 days ago
was inspired to use her mathematical prowess to fight the scourge after volunteering at a Women’s Hope treatment center in Jamaica Plain. “I was just struck by the scale of it,” said Garrahan, 23, an applied mathematics student. “The number of... Read more
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WWLP Springfield
House, Senate extend fiscal 2017 mini-budget talks into November$4.7 million into a youth violence prevention program, known as Safe and Succes
WWLP Springfield / Posted 22 days ago
$4.7 million into a youth violence prevention program, known as Safe and Successful Youth, that he views as critical to his Jamaica Plain-based district. The Senate did not include SSYI in its original budget bill, but one person familiar with... Read more
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Boston Herald
U.S. Rep. Katherine Clark pushes expansion of anti-gang college initiativeThe tragedy was a wake-up call for Jackson, who was 30 and had already done har
Boston Herald / Posted 22 days ago
The tragedy was a wake-up call for Jackson, who was 30 and had already done hard time. Jackson, now 33 and living in Jamaica Plain with his daughter, said he first joined a gang when he was just 13 years old. He was incarcerated before his... Read more
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Boston Herald
Clark pushes expansion of anti-gang college initiativeThe tragedy was a wake-up call for Jackson, who was 30 and had already done har
Boston Herald / Posted 23 days ago
The tragedy was a wake-up call for Jackson, who was 30 and had already done hard time. Jackson, now 33 and living in Jamaica Plain with his daughter, said he first joined a gang when he was just 13 years old. He was incarcerated before his... Read more
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Boston Globe
Here are the best places to go trick-or-treating in Boston, according to the cityValley Parkway to Millstone Road in Hyde Park from 4 p.m. to 8 p.m. Centre Str
Boston Globe / Posted 23 days ago
Valley Parkway to Millstone Road in Hyde Park from 4 p.m. to 8 p.m. Centre Street from Green Street to Eliot Street in Jamaica Plain from 4 p.m. to 8 p.m. Connolly Library (433 Centre Street) in Jamaica Plain will be hosting a Halloween Parade... Read more
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Boston Globe
Newton’s mayoral candidates work to sway undecided votersa Washington D.C.-based polling firm, was paid $13,000 for a telephone survey,
Boston Globe / Posted 24 days ago
a Washington D.C.-based polling firm, was paid $13,000 for a telephone survey, records show. The Grenier Print Shop in Jamaica Plain was paid about $10,600 for campaign promotional materials, according to state records. Fuller said she is... Read more
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Boston Globe
Bostonians encouraged to turn in unused prescription drugs40 Gibson St., Dorchester Back Bay: 650 Harrison Ave., Boston Brighton: 301 W
Boston Globe / Posted 25 days ago
40 Gibson St., Dorchester Back Bay: 650 Harrison Ave., Boston Brighton: 301 Washington St., Brighton West Roxbury: 1708 Centre St., West Roxbury Jamaica Plain: 3345 Washington St., Jamaica Plain Hyde Park: 1249 Hyde Park Av... Read more
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Boston Globe
Remember the TD Garden teen sleuths? City Hall has chipped in $2 million for Recreation Center.Edge, said the center would become the “corner stone” of work by the city, her
Boston Globe / Posted 25 days ago
Edge, said the center would become the “corner stone” of work by the city, her organization and other groups such as the Jamaica Plain Community Development Center to rebuild Jackson Square. “It’s amazing to see buildings completed, and plans... Read more
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Lifehacker
The Best Boston Hacks From Our Readersor Lulu’s in Allston, All Star Sandwich Bar in Inman Square (technically Cambri
Lifehacker / Posted 27 days ago
or Lulu’s in Allston, All Star Sandwich Bar in Inman Square (technically Cambridge, but who’s counting), Casa Verde in Jamaica Plain, and Brighton Beer Garden for some off the beaten path, good eats. Grab a Chilean sandwich for your work... Read more
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Boston Globe
Kingston formally launches US Senate bid for Republican nominationto a time when bipartisanship received greater weight. The Rev. Ray Hammond, t
Boston Globe / Posted 28 days ago
to a time when bipartisanship received greater weight. The Rev. Ray Hammond, the prominent pastor of Bethel AME Church in Jamaica Plain, and state Senator Ryan Fattman, a Webster Republican, spoke before Kingston. The launch drew an unusually... Read more
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Boston Globe
Students, many newly arrived from Puerto Rico, start over in Boston schoolseventually the family had to make a choice. Jerielis and Erick flew to Boston o
Boston Globe / Posted 30 days ago
eventually the family had to make a choice. Jerielis and Erick flew to Boston on Saturday to live with their grandmother in Jamaica Plain for the foreseeable future. Their school in Puerto Rico, still without power and water, hasn’t reopened... Read more
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Boston Herald
Mayor seeks to ‘build upon’ report’s low gradesWalsh for creating an office of diversity to tackle these issues. Horace Small
Boston Herald / Posted 30 days ago
Walsh for creating an office of diversity to tackle these issues. Horace Small of the Union of Minority Neighborhoods in Jamaica Plain said, “It’s what I expected. A man can’t change in 3 1⁄2 years substantive issues that impacted this city for... Read more
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The Patriot Ledger
Don McLean, Barry Williams delight at 'Best Years' Exposomething that makes people feel better, I’m honored to be able to do that.” S
The Patriot Ledger / Posted 30 days ago
something that makes people feel better, I’m honored to be able to do that.” Skip Tull of Hull and Jeanmarie Ambrose of Jamaica Plain asked McLean to sing a 30-year-old song, “Crossroads.” Afterward, Tull said it was special to hear McLean sing,... Read more
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The Herald News
Don McLean, Barry Williams delight at 'Best Years' Exposomething that makes people feel better, I’m honored to be able to do that.” S
The Herald News / Posted 30 days ago
something that makes people feel better, I’m honored to be able to do that.” Skip Tull of Hull and Jeanmarie Ambrose of Jamaica Plain asked McLean to sing a 30-year-old song, “Crossroads.” Afterward, Tull said it was special to hear McLean sing,... Read more
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The Brockton Enterprise
Don McLean, Barry Williams delight at 'Best Years' Exposomething that makes people feel better, I’m honored to be able to do that.” S
The Brockton Enterprise / Posted 30 days ago
something that makes people feel better, I’m honored to be able to do that.” Skip Tull of Hull and Jeanmarie Ambrose of Jamaica Plain asked McLean to sing a 30-year-old song, “Crossroads.” Afterward, Tull said it was special to hear McLean sing,... Read more
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The Patriot Ledger
Don McLean, Barry Williams delight 'Best Years' Expothat makes people feel better, I'm honored to be able to do that," he said. Sk
The Patriot Ledger / Posted 1 months ago
that makes people feel better, I'm honored to be able to do that," he said. Skip Tull of Hull and Jeanmarie Ambrose of Jamaica Plain asked McLean to sing a 30-year-old song, "Crossroads." Afterward, Tull said it was special to hear McLean sing... Read more
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The Brockton Enterprise
Don McLean, Barry Williams delight 'Best Years' Expothat makes people feel better, I'm honored to be able to do that," he said. Sk
The Brockton Enterprise / Posted 1 months ago
that makes people feel better, I'm honored to be able to do that," he said. Skip Tull of Hull and Jeanmarie Ambrose of Jamaica Plain asked McLean to sing a 30-year-old song, "Crossroads." Afterward, Tull said it was special to hear McLean sing... Read more
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The Herald News
Don McLean, Barry Williams delight 'Best Years' Expothat makes people feel better, I'm honored to be able to do that," he said. Sk
The Herald News / Posted 1 months ago
that makes people feel better, I'm honored to be able to do that," he said. Skip Tull of Hull and Jeanmarie Ambrose of Jamaica Plain asked McLean to sing a 30-year-old song, "Crossroads." Afterward, Tull said it was special to hear McLean sing... Read more
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Boston Globe
Andy McGhee, 89, big band saxophonist who taught at Berkleea grandson and a great-granddaughter. A funeral will be held at 11 a.m. Tuesda
Boston Globe / Posted 1 months ago
a grandson and a great-granddaughter. A funeral will be held at 11 a.m. Tuesday in the chapel at Forest Hills Cemetery in Jamaica Plain. During Mr. McGhee’s career, his performances appeared on several albums, and he considered his recording of... Read more

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