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Jamaica-Plain, Massachusetts is located in Suffolk County. Zip codes in Jamaica-Plain, MA include 02130. The median home price in Jamaica-Plain is $479,900 which is roughly $386/per square foot.

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Thursday | Boston.com

Second West Nile-Infected Mosquito Pool Found Near Boston

A Boston-area mosquito pool tested positive for West Nile Virus, health officials said on Thursday.

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Thursday | Dorchester Reporter, Dorchester MA

Adams Street Library welcomes new librarian for children

Kimberley Theodore, Special to the Reporter Meaghan Schwelm started her first full-time position this summer as a Librarian at the Adams Street Library after working as an intern through Americorps at the Jamaica Plain branch, and most recently at the Education Resource Center library at Boston College.

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Thursday | Boston Herald

Widow will lead march on City Hall

GRIEVING: Mary Franklin, above, holds a portrait of her slain husband Melvin. She will lead a march of women to City Hall demanding more effort to solve slayings.

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Wed Jul 30, 2014

Universal Hub

Woman knocked off bike in Southwest Corridor mugging in Jamaica Plain

A woman riding her bicycle in the Southwest Corridor knocked off by a guy who managed to make off with her iPhone 3G after failing to get her bike.

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Tue Jul 29, 2014

Boston Herald

BPD urged to revisit unsolved cases

SEARCHING FOR ANSWERS: NAACP Boston chapter President Michael Curry, left, and Urban League of Eastern Massachusetts President and CEO Darnell L. Williams meet yesterday.

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Universal Hub

Police, firefighters team up to arrest break-in suspects atop Beacon...

Boston Police report arresting three people who allegedly used a fire escape and scaffolding to clamber to the top of 9 Park St. early this morning.

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Boston.com

Mosquitoes Test Positive for West Nile Virus in Boston

Boston health officials announced today that the first evidence of mosquitoes with the West Nile virus have been found in Boston.

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Boston.com

A housing model that can help middle class

There are few real estate deals in town that don't come loaded with some form of bloodsport, whether it's the dust-ups over building heights downtown, the brutal parking conflagrations found on every block in South Boston, or something more amorphous, like the toxic identity politics that have dogged new housing construction in Jamaica Plain.

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Sun Jul 27, 2014

Boston.com

names - Ted 2' auditions draw Comic-Con-style crowd

You can now read 10 articles in a month for free on BostonGlobe.com. Read as much as you want anywhere and anytime for just 99A .

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Sat Jul 26, 2014

Boston.com

Moving into the (passive) house of the future

After overbidding to no avail in the Boston real estate market, we made an unconventional choice.

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Fri Jul 25, 2014

Boston Herald

Editorial: Pols seeking shelter

Gov. Deval Patrick's offer to provide temporary housing to up to 1,000 unaccompanied minors who crossed the U.S. border illegally has struck fear in the hearts of some state lawmakers.

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City of Boston

BCYF White Stadium Sports Center to Offer New Wheelchair Sports Week August 12-15

Boston Centers for Youth & Families and Adaptive Sports New England are teaming up to offer a new Wheelchair Sports Week at the BCYF White Stadium Sports Center.

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Patch.com

City Officials to Discuss Updates on Jamaica Plain Library Renovations

Boston officials will reconvene to discuss updates regarding renovations to the Boston Public Library's Jamaica Plain branch in early August, library officials announced Friday .

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Thu Jul 24, 2014

Patch.com

On Centre to Move in Jamaica Plain, Holding 'Moving Sale'

On Centre is moving down the street in Jamaica Plain. The local business, which specializes in printed tee shirts, knickknacks, housewares, stationery and jewelry, is moving from its current location at 636 Centre St. to the space formerly occupied by Q Salon at 676 Centre St., the shop's representatives announced.

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Wed Jul 23, 2014

Boston Herald

ZBA member quits after Herald's disbarment query

An alternate member of the city's influential Zoning Board of Appeals has resigned following a Herald inquiry into the longtime appointee of former Mayor Thomas M. Menino having been stripped of his law license two years ago amid claims he "intentionally misused" nearly $45,000 from his clients, the Walsh administration said yesterday.

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Universal Hub

Garden says it knew Avicii concert could be trouble - it just didn't realize how much

TD Garden officials said today they tripled the number of ambulances they normally have on hand for a concert and added extra security guards and other staffers to deal with what they knew could be an onslaught of pre-gamed ticketholders streaming in for a June 25 concert by the Swedish EDM DJ.

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Tue Jul 22, 2014

Boston.com

Mass. ranks first in tally of children's well-being

Young people have a better chance to thrive in Massachusetts than in any other state, according to a new national analysis of children's overall well-being.

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Mon Jul 21, 2014

Boston Herald

State rep: Herald story on non-English speakers in special ed a - wake-up call'

A Boston lawmaker who has long championed greater accountability in the education of immigrant kids called yesterday's Herald story on the placement of non-English speakers in special education classes a "wake-up call."

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Worcester Telegram & Gazette

Unapproving unreform

Debate on a charter school reform bill in the Senate last week ended in acrimony, with charter proponents and opponents disagreeing on everything but this - it isn't likely the Legislature will do anything more with public charter schools this year.

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Sun Jul 20, 2014

Patch.com

Boston Parks Department Holds Open Space Plan Meeting, July 24

The City of Boston is preparing a new citywide Open Space Plan for the years 2015 to 2021, according to a statement on their website .

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