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  1. Bike Wellness Day at Newton-Wellesley HospitalRead the original story w/Photo

    14 hrs ago | Patch.com

    Come to the NWH Bike Wellness Day on 5/17 at the Ambulatory Care Center for FREE cycling injury screenings with our physical therapists, bike health and wellness tips and bike fittings and maintenance from Ferris Wheels of Jamaica Plain! Bring the family for bike decorating and Wegmans refreshments.


  2. Boston Food Forest inspires community through ecological designRead the original story w/Photo

    18 hrs ago | Inhabitat

    As a brutal winter retreats into the record books, Bostonians of all species are out and about. "Mating sparrows, wild turkeys, hunting hawks, they're all around us as we work," says Orion Kriegman, Director of the Boston Food Forest Coalition .


  3. Fred Morrison's 1957 Olds Super 88Read the original story w/Photo

    21 hrs ago | Hot Rod Magazine

    The late '50s were a time when the Big Three turned out some of their most brilliant designs, especially when it came to their fullsize line offerings. Oldsmobile for one encompassed some of its finest styling points in 1957 while also promoting cutting-edge innovations like Rocket T-400 V-8 power, wide-stance chassis, span-a-ramic windshield, and sweeping hooded headlights.


  4. Want Kids To Eat Healthy? Make Their Meals More Like McDonald'sRead the original story w/Photo

    23 hrs ago | Switched

    SEPTEMBER 5: Colleen Scanlan's prepared school lunch for her two sons, photographed at their home in Jamaica Plain. Clockwise from bottom left - Peanut butter sandwich, chocolate brownie, pudding, yogurt, an apple, carrot, banana, and veggie straws.


  5. Daughters of St. Paul spread message, one tweet at a timeRead the original story w/Photo

    Yesterday | Boston.com

    It was as familiar as the murmur of prayers in the chapel. As steady as the stream of nuns into wooden pews.


  6. If You Use Starbucks, You Have A ProblemRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday Apr 24 | Patch.com

    Starbucks registers across the country and Canada quit working Friday evening, causing many of them to close early and others to remain open with extremely limited service. If you're headed to the Starbucks in Jamaica Plain, as of Friday night, you're out of luck.


  7. Buy This Jamaica Plain Condo, Drive an Electric Car for FreeRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday Apr 24 | Boston.com

    Most condos come with a parking space. But in Jamaica Plain, this new condo comes with an electric car to park in it as well.


  8. Will Roslindale Get as Expensive as Jamaica Plain?Read the original story w/Photo

    Friday Apr 24 | Boston.com

    Roslindale is fast becoming a magnet for middle-class buyers priced out of red-hot Jamaica Plain and other trendy Boston neighborhoods. Open houses are packed in Roslindale and condos and homes in the neighborhood are often fetching multiple bids from buyers attracted by relatively more affordable prices, brokers say.


  9. Gov. Baker introduces legislation for MBTA reformsRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday Apr 24 | The Daily Free Press

    Following the release of a report on April 8 in which Massachusetts Gov. Charlie Baker made recommendations for fixing the Massachusetts Bay Transportation Authority, the governor unveiled plans Wednesday to create a more reliable MBTA service. Massachusetts Gov. Charlie Baker announced new legislation to change aspects of the Massachusetts Bay Transportation Authority Wednesday.


  10. Boston's storied history of NIMBY-ismRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Apr 23 | Boston.com

    It's an all-too familiar refrain. And now it's the dissonant tune coming from foes of Boston's bid for the Olympics.


  11. New England governors meet to talk long-term energy plansRead the original story

    Thursday Apr 23 | Boston Herald

    New England's governors met Thursday to update their long-term energy strategy that increasingly relies on natural gas and efforts to build more pipelines. The region has limited natural gas pipeline systems, which are reaching maximum capacity, said Gordon van Welie, president and chief executive of the region's power grid, ISO-New England.


  12. A Man Discovers A Discarded Firearm Near A PlaygroundRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Apr 23 | Patch.com

    A man who had taken his children to the playground in the area of 435 Walnut Avenue in Roxbury discovered a loaded firearm behind a tree. One Less Gun: BPD Officers Recover Discarded Firearm Too Close to a Playground in Roxbury: At about 11:00AM, on Tuesday, April 21, 2015, officers from District E-13 responded to a call relative to a loaded firearm carelessly discarded near a playground in the area of 435 Walnut Avenue in Roxbury.


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

    Wednesday Apr 22 | 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.


  14. For sale: Homes in Jamaica Plain and RoslindaleRead the original story w/Photo

    Sunday Apr 19 | Boston.com

    PROS Part of a new three-building, eight-unit development, this condo has a European feel. Set on the second floor, its open-plan main level consists of the living and dining rooms and a kitchen with granite-topped island.


  15. Suspect sues, claims K-9 dog picked up his scent 'without justification'Read the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Apr 22 | Boston Herald

    It could be ruff to get anything out of Hanz on the stand, but that's not stopping a former homeless man from trying to take the Boston police K9 to court. Ulysses Pena, who is now a behind bars in a Plymouth jail, has filed a civil suit against the Dutch Shepherd, his handler and Boston police seeking $7 million in damages.


  16. Boston Fire Department Seeks to Build Two New StationsRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Apr 22 | Boston.com

    The Boston Fire Department wants to spend $26 million to build two new firehouses and renovate two more within the next five years, according to a Boston Globe report. Fire Commissioner Joseph E. Finn's plan is outlined in Mayor Martin J. Walsh's proposed $2.86 billion budget.


  17. Boston fire budget includes 2 new stationsRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Apr 21 | Boston.com

    Fire Commissioner Joseph E. Finn, lamenting the "awful disrepair" of Boston's firehouses, is planning to spend more than $26 million to replace two deteriorating fire stations and renovate another pair, part of a broader effort to modernize the department. Finn's five-year capital plan, outlined in Mayor Martin J. Walsh's proposed $2.86 billion budget, would be a boon for one of the nation's oldest fire departments, which has not built a firehouse in more than three decades.


  18. A Marathon Dinner with the Man in the Cowboy HatRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Apr 21 | Boston.com

    In an iconic photo taken in the immediate aftermath of the 2013 marathon bombings, Carlos is wearing a cowboy hat, pushing survivor Jeff Bauman in a wheelchair. Both of Bauman's legs are missing.


  19. T-Storms Likely to Roll Through Jamaica PlainRead the original story w/Photo

    Monday Apr 20 | Patch.com

    Steady rain Monday afternoon will slow to a drizzle at night. Heavy rain will return after 1 a.m., with a strong chance of thunderstorms, according to the National Weather Service.


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

    Saturday Apr 18 | 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.


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