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  1. Walsh vetoes City Council pay raiseRead the original story w/Photo

    13 hrs ago | Dorchester Reporter, Dorchester MA

    Mayor Martin Walsh will veto the City Council's $107,500 pay raise approved by the council earlier this month, the Reporter has learned.


  2. Hope Lodge offers home away from home for cancer patientsRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Oct 22 | WHDH

    When cancer strikes, a home away from home awaits patients in Boston. The American Cancer Society's Hope Lodge in Jamaica Plain has 40 suites and houses people who have traveled to the city from across the country to battle their disease.


  3. Family-Friendly Halloween Bike Ride in Jamaica Plain SundayRead the original story w/Photo

    15 hrs ago | Patch.com

    Jamaica Plain-area residents who want to take a fall-themed bike ride in the spirit of Halloween can do so this weekend .


  4. Open Houses in Jamaica Plain This WeekendRead the original story w/Photo

    17 hrs ago | Patch.com

    If you're on the hunt for a new home in Jamaica Plain, be sure to check out the latest open houses scheduled for the area this weekend, courtesy of our partners at Zillow.


  5. Attorney General Holder 'exasperated' by Ferguson grand jury leaks, source saysRead the original story w/Photo

    Yesterday | The Washington Post

    Attorney General Eric H. Holder Jr. has told Justice Department lawyers that he is "exasperated" with leaks emerging from the grand jury involved in investigating the fatal shooting of 18-year-old Michael Brown, according to a Justice official. The leaked information all appeared to support the case of Darren Wilson, the Ferguson, Mo., officer who shot the unarmed Brown.


  6. Friday Film Screening Sold Out at Loring-Greenough House in JPRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday | Patch.com

    The screening, set to begin at 7 p.m. on Friday, Oct. 24, is set to feature a showing of "My Amityville Horror."


  7. SJC will hear petition to dismiss cases tied to DookhanRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday | Boston.com

    A Supreme Judicial Court justice has asked the full panel of the state's highest court to consider an aggressive request to dismiss the tens of thousands of drug convictions tied to Annie Dookhan, the disgraced drug lab chemist. Associate Justice Margot Botsford also asked the full court to consider recommending more comprehensive guidance for how the justice system should respond to one of the worst criminal justice scandals in the state in recent history.


  8. The wind is picking upRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday | Universal Hub

    And it's crashing trees all over the place. As of 7:10 p.m., Washington Street in Jamaica Plain is blocked in both directions by a tree that came down near Montebello.


  9. New Korean Restaurant Opens in Arlington CenterRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday | Patch.com

    According to a Boston Globe review , Hyun Jung Ra is behind the new venture - her brother, Byung Wook Ra, is the chef. Hyun Jung Ra used to manage Koreana Restaurant in Cambridge and JP Seafood Cafe in Jamaica Plain.


  10. Recently Sold Homes in Jamaica PlainRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Oct 22 | Patch.com

    Each week, we offer you roundups of the latest rentals, homes for sale and open house listings in the JP area.


  11. Cheap Eats Inspired Korean fusion in ArlingtonRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Oct 21 | Boston.com

    Hyun Jung Ra, owner of WooRi Korean Fusion Grill on a side street in Arlington Center, will tell you it's a challenge to come up with dishes that please her 10-year-old and 3-year-old daughters. They'll eat traditional Korean fare, but also adore french fries, bacon, and anything with cheese.


  12. Jamaica Plain bank held upRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Oct 21 | Universal Hub

    The suspect is a black male, 30-40, about 5'6" and skinny, in a black and brown jacket - that should be coated in red dye, due to the dye pack that exploded as he left the bank. Thank God there is red dye on his jacket.


  13. New England Can Feed Itself: A Vision for Regional Food ResilienceRead the original story

    Tuesday Oct 21 | Common Dreams

    A resilient regional food system can work, argue food experts, but the existence of a shared vision is key. Earlier this month, one hundred people gathered at a church in Jamaica Plain, MA, to consider this question: Can New England Feed Itself? The answer is yes, New England can feed itself - at least halfway.


  14. How Much Rain is Jamaica Plain Getting This Week?Read the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Oct 21 | Patch.com

    The rain will come in waves on Wednesday and Thursday with the bulk of the rain hitting the area between Wednesday afternoon and Thursday morning. A raw wind will accompany the rain.


  15. Boston City Council addresses issues of community stability, neighborhood preservationRead the original story

    Tuesday Oct 21 | The Daily Free Press

    Boston City Council gathered Monday for a hearing to address the issues of displacement, community stability and neighborhood preservation in low-income neighborhoods around Boston. City Councilor Tito Jackson called for the hearing, where panelists and residents of Boston testified about particular instances when they faced challenges with City Realty Group, a real-estate company that has been expanding into lower income neighborhoods and increasing rent to the point where renters can no longer afford to live in their homes or maintain small businesses.


  16. Police: Man tries to retrieve phone from closed T stop by pulling...Read the original story w/Photo

    Monday Oct 20 | Universal Hub

    Shortly after 2 a.m. today, police - and firefighters - responded to South Station because somebody had activated a fire alarm there. Transit Police report officers found Marwin Maurin, 22, of Revere, standing by a closed Red Line entrance: Maurin informed the officers he set off the fire alarm because he left his cellular phone inside the station.


  17. Baker, Coakley to meet with black ministerial allianceRead the original story w/Photo

    Monday Oct 20 | Ayer Public Spirit

    Candidates for governor Charlie Baker and Martha Coakley are set to address a Black Ministerial Alliance meeting on Monday, kicking off the second to last week before the Nov. 4 election. Baker and Coakley plans to meet with clergy members at the Twelfth Baptist Church, 160 Warren Street, Roxbury.


  18. Pumpkin Palooza at Egleston Farmers MarketRead the original story w/Photo

    Sunday Oct 19 | Patch.com

    Celebrate Food Day at Pumpkin Palooza! Watch cooking demonstration of healthy pumpkin and squash recipes featuring local ingredients. Also featuring pumpkin carving and painting and costume contests for adults, children and dogs.


  19. Boston forest gets its own appRead the original story w/Photo

    Sunday Oct 19 | Universal Hub

    The Harvard Gazette reports on a new smartphone app to guide people around Bussey Brook Meadow, a 24-acre parcel across from the main portion of the Arnold Arboretum , between the small side streets off Washington Street and South Street on the Roslindale/Jamaica Plain line.


  20. Sex offender arrested at Back Bay MBTA stationRead the original story w/Photo

    Sunday Oct 19 | Boston.com

    A Jamaica Plain man was arrested Friday for allegedly exposing himself in a bathroom at the Back Bay MBTA station, according to the MBTA Transit Police blog. Steven Flynn, 49, is a level two sex offender.


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