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  1. The Riot Theater brings Comedy to Jamaica PlainRead the original story w/Photo

    Oct 31, 2014 | Patch.com

    The Riot Theater, produced by Improv Jones Boston will be presenting a wide variety of improv comedy shows Thursday through Saturday nights each weekend. The theater will be located at 146A South Street where it will be sharing a storefront with A Far Cry Chamber Orchestra.

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  2. Jamaica Plain Election Guide: Election Day is Tuesday, Nov. 4Read the original story w/Photo

    Nov 2, 2014 | Patch.com

    The Massachusetts 2014 election arrives on Tuesday, Nov. 4, and we've got information on where and when to vote. Before you head to the polls, find out what you need to know about the election this week, and also be sure to check to a sample ballot for this year's election here.

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  3. Save the Harbor/ Save the Bay Connects 107,123 Youth and Teens to Boston HarborRead the original story w/Photo

    Oct 29, 2014 | Patch.com

    On Saturday, October 25th, Save the Harbor/ Save the Bay hosted its final free fall cruise of 2014 to Spectacle Island in the Boston Harbor Islands National Park. Nearly 400 children and their families from across the City of Boston and around the region took advantage of the beautiful fall day to explore the island, enjoy a picnic lunch, hike on the trails and search for treasure on the beach.

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  4. Book Release And Class Story SlamRead the original story w/Photo

    Oct 28, 2014 | Patch.com

    Please join the Jamaica Plain Forum, Class Action , and friends for a story slam as we celebrate the release of Class Lives: Stories from A cross our Economic Divide . Hear from Boston area contributors and editors to the anthology and participate in our mini-Story Slam with 5 minute stories and 1 minute stories.

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  5. Tres Gatos in JP Named Among 50 Best Restaurants in BostonRead the original story w/Photo

    Oct 27, 2014 | Patch.com

    The restaurant , which is located at 470 Centre St. in Jamaica Plain and specializes as a tapas restaurant, wine bar and book and music store, was named 40th on this year's " The 50 Best Restaurants 2014 " list, compiled by Boston Magazine.

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  6. Boston Man Faces Firearm Charges Following Arrest in Mozart ParkRead the original story w/Photo

    Oct 17, 2014 | Patch.com

    A Roxbury man was arraigned in Roxbury Municipal Court Thursday on firearm charges after Boston police arrested him in Mozart Park in Jamaica Plain Wednesday night, according to Suffolk County District Attorney Daniel F. Conley . Pena allegedly told police after his arrest that he knew of the shooting earlier that evening and that he had been friends with the intended victim.

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  7. New Independent Bookstore to Open in Jamaica PlainRead the original story w/Photo

    Oct 17, 2014 | Patch.com

    Book lovers and bibliophiles in the Jamaica Plain area are in store for something special this fall, as a new independent bookstore is preparing to open its doors. Kate Layte , a JP resident and former bookseller for the now-defunct Borders , is working to open Papercuts, JP in a 500 square-foot space this November, according to Publisher's Weekly .

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  8. New Monthly Film Series Kicks Off in Jamaica Plain This MonthRead the original story w/Photo

    Oct 14, 2014 | Patch.com

    The Loring-Greenough House in Jamaica Plain will kick off a new monthly film series starting Friday, Oct. 24 that will feature a variety of movies and run through May 2015. The first film set to be aired is "My Amityville Horror," which begins at 7 p.m. on Oct. 24. The screening is being sponsored by The Meeting House, and a therapist from The Meeting Point will hold a discussion after the film about trauma and related issues raised by the film, a trailer for which can be seen below.

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  9. This Week in Jamaica Plain: Cat Food Drive; More Housing in Boston; Farmers Market to MoveRead the original story w/Photo

    Oct 12, 2014 | Patch.com

    In case you missed any news or updates from the area this week, here is a recap of our top posts on Jamaica Plain Patch.

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  10. Boston Police Arrest Two in JP for Armed Robbery in Franklin ParkRead the original story w/Photo

    Oct 7, 2014 | Patch.com

    Boston police are investigating a robbery that took place at Franklin Park over the weekend and looking to see if the incident is connected with recent similar robberies in the Jamaica Pond area. Officers from the BPD's District B-2 station responded to a report of the armed robbery at the Franklin Park Golf Course in Roxbury on Saturday afternoon.

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  11. Boston Police Increase Presence at Jamaica Pond After More Armed RobberiesRead the original story w/Photo

    Oct 6, 2014 | Patch.com

    The Boston Police Department has intensified its presence at the Jamaica Pond after a third armed robbery was reported in the area over the weekend. On Saturday, Oct. 4, two suspects reportedly tried to rob a dog walker at the pond, the circumstances mirroring two earlier armed robberies at the pond nearly two weeks ago, according to 7News .

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  12. Surrounding Boston Communities to Run Franklin Park MileRead the original story w/Photo

    Oct 3, 2014 | Patch.com

    Residents from the surrounding communities of Boston are coming together to run the second annual Franklin Park Mile this Sunday at noon. The race has four waves that will go off at 20 minute intervals starting at 2 p.m. The waves are divided by women, men, a youth race, and a family fun run.

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  13. Neighborhood Engagement Walks Conducted Through Next Week in Jamaica PlainRead the original story w/Photo

    Sep 25, 2014 | Patch.com

    Representatives from Boston Mayor Martin Walsh's Office of Neighborhood Services will be walking the streets of the city's neighborhoods, including Jamaica Plain, throughout this week and next week as part of Walsh's Neighborhood Engagement Walks initiative . The effort aims to conduct a "comprehensive audit of every street in every neighborhood across Boston," and will entail the city's Neighborhood Liaisons walking 850 miles in total to assess each neighborhood in greater detail.

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  14. Boston Woman Fraudulently Collected Deceased Father's Social SecurityRead the original story w/Photo

    Sep 25, 2014 | Patch.com

    A Boston woman faces up to 10 years in prison after taking more than $470,000 in Social Security funds and annuity payments meant for her deceased father, according to the U.S. District Attorney's Office . Frances Kenney Moseley, 65, of Jamaica Plain, pleaded guilty to theft of government funds and tax evasion on Monday in U.S. District Court.

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  15. Get Yourself Into a Pickle at Boston Fermentation FestRead the original story w/Photo

    Sep 23, 2014 | Patch.com

    Fermentation novices and aficionados from all over New England will gather at the second annual Boston Fermentation Festival on Saturday, September 27, from 10am-4pm. The free festival will offer workshops, lectures, booksignings, demonstrations, and tastings of fermented foods, such as kimchi, cheese, pickle and mead tastings; Sandor Katz, New York Times bestselling author of The Art of Fermentation will speak at 3pm.

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  16. British International School of Boston Graduate Earns Perfect Score on IB DiplomaRead the original story w/Photo

    Sep 22, 2014 | Patch.com

    The British International School of Boston is proud to announce that a recent graduate has earned a perfect score in the May 2014 International Baccalaureate Diploma Programme. A perfect score is an incredibly rare achievement for IB diploma students.

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  17. JP Artist's Work to Be Featured at City Hall Exhibit Next MonthRead the original story w/Photo

    Sep 19, 2014 | Patch.com

    Boston Mayor Martin Walsh's office of Arts and Culture will feature an exhibition of photographs by artist Brian Rosa of Jamaica Plain next month, city officials announced Friday. The exhibition will run from Oct. 1 to Nov. 17 at the Mayor's Gallery on the fifth floor of Boston City Hall.

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  18. Boston Officers Visit Jamaica Plain Residents at JP Licks for 'Coffee With a Cop'Read the original story w/Photo

    Sep 18, 2014 | Patch.com

    Residents and community members in Jamaica Plain recently had the chance to sit down with several officers and officials from the Boston Police Department as part of BPD's ongoing "Coffee with a Cop" program. The group gathered at JP Licks on Centre Street in Jamaica Plain to speak with community members and residents about local safety issues, concerns and possible solutions, the BPD said Thursday Boston Police Superintendent Bernard O'Rourke, Dep.

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  19. New Beer Garden Reportedly Headed to Jamaica PlainRead the original story w/Photo

    Sep 10, 2014 | Patch.com

    Jamaica Plain may soon be home to a new beer garden, according to recent reports by Boston Restaurant Talk and Eater Boston . The JP Beer Garden will reportedly kick off as a concept at the JP-based restaurant Vee Vee during three "pop-up" events before eventually turning into a restaurant, according to the report.

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  20. Boston Pub. Health Commission Director, JP Resident to Step DownRead the original story w/Photo

    Sep 12, 2014 | Patch.com

    The Executive Director of the Boston Public Health Commission is stepping down for a new opportunity and will leave her role effective Oct. 3, according to an announcement by Boston Mayor Martin Walsh this week . Dr. Barbara Ferrer is planning to take on a new role as Chief Strategy Officer with the W.K. Kellogg Foundation .

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