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  1. Start fall with Passim's free concert, 'Harvard Square Festival' Sept 21Read the original story w/Photo

    3 hrs ago | Examiner.com

    It's one thing to perform a handful of Led Zeppelin tunes in concert on the eve of your college graduation. It's another to wail through them with the man who wrote some of the most iconic riffs in rock 'n' roll beaming at you the entire time, and for... Fall is in the air.


  2. This Week in Jamaica Plain: Officials to Talk Hyde Sq. Redesign,...Read the original story w/Photo

    13 hrs ago | 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. Know of anything we missed this week or have a story idea to send our way? Let us know in the comments section below or send an email to jamaicaplain@patch.com!


  3. Local Company Helping Housing to Go 'Green'Read the original story

    18 hrs ago | Charlestown Patriot-Bridge

    With construction on an environmentally friendly, two-family dwelling underway at 67 Beech Glen St. now underway, the Fort Hill section of Roxbury is a rapidly growing enclave of green housing in the city. Tend Developments of Charlestown is partnering with Placetailor, a Jamaica Plain-based, cooperative design and construction firm, to build the neighborhood's newest high-performance "passive" house based on Passivehaus - a self-imposed German standard for energy efficiency in construction.


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

    Friday | 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.


  5. Mayor's Office of Arts + Culture features Jamaica Plain artist Brian Rosa in The Mayor's GalleryRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday | City of Boston

    The Mayor's Office of Arts + Culture will feature an exhibition of photographs by artist Brian Rosa of Jamaica Plain in The Mayor's Gallery on the fifth floor at Boston City Hall. The exhibition will be on display October 1 to November 17, 2014.


  6. 16 Dogs, Four Cats, Rescued by MSPCA from Marlborough HomeRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday | Patch.com

    Owing to huge demand for purebred dogs and cats in Massachusetts, the 16 Shih Tzu dogs and four Siamese cats surrendered from a Marlborough house on Monday are expected to quickly find new homes, according to the MSPCA-Angell's Boston adoption center staffers involved in their rescue. The animals were living in a home described as cramped and unsuitable for the number of animals living inside.


  7. Another 617 weekend by Amy NachbarRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday | Examiner.com

    There are lots of options this weekend with a Bad Blues Rock 'n Roll Music Festival, the 10th Annual Endless Summer Waterfront Festival and the 2nd Annual Plymouth Rock Music Festival. Where are you headed? The Blackthorne Publick House, 402 Turnpike Street in South Easton has one of Boston's most popular singer/songwriters, Suzanne McNeil, who will be playing her first solo performance this Friday night.


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

    Thursday Sep 18 | 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.


  9. Fall 2014 Open Studios in BostonRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Sep 18 | City of Boston

    BOSTON Today Mayor Martin J. Walsh announced the launch of Boston's Fall 2014 Open Studios, which will cover the city's neighborhoods with paintings, photography, sculpture, jewelry, and fashion. Among the largest Open Studios series in the United States, more than 1,200 artists will open their studios to the public providing a rare opportunity to see the personal environments in which the work is created.


  10. Local Scots Cast Informal Vote On Independence In Boston's 'The Haven'Read the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Sep 18 | WBUR-AM Boston

    Voting is underway in Scotland this morning - with a very high turnout predicted as Scots decide whether to go independent from the United Kingdom. In Jamaica Plain, in The Haven, which bills itself as the only Scottish restaurant in Boston , an informal ballot box for patrons is stuffed.


  11. Man shot, killed in HomewoodRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Sep 18 | WTAE-TV Pittsburgh

    The medical examiner identified the man as Jeffrey Brown, 47, of Jamaica Plain, Massachusetts. Pittsburgh police said he was found near the 7300 block of Hermitage Street.


  12. Boston Weighs In On Scotland's Independence VoteRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Sep 17 | CBS Local

    The Scottish people are set to take a historic vote for independence Thursday and polling shows it's a dead heat. For 307 years, Scotland has been part of the United Kingdom with England, Wales and Northern Ireland.


  13. Former inmate testifies accused killer expected to beat chargeRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Sep 17 | Worcester Telegram & Gazette

    Dennis A. Jones, 52, of Worcester listens to proceedings Tuesday on the first day of his murder trial in Worcester Superior Court. WORCESTER - A former prison inmate testified Wednesday that Dennis Jones told him in 2009 that he expected to beat a murder charge pending against him, because investigators were confused about where the crime had occurred.


  14. Egleston Sq. Branch Library Annual Book Sale Arrives This WeekendRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Sep 17 | Patch.com

    Book lovers in the Jamaica Plain area, take note: the Friends of the Egleston Square Branch Library are set to hold their third annual book sale this weekend. The sale will feature new books, library discards and used books on sale on Saturday, Sept.


  15. Healey surge registered at Dot pollsRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Sep 17 | Dorchester Reporter, Dorchester MA

    At first blush, the odds appeared stacked against attorney general candidate Maura Healey, especially in Dorchester.


  16. Lighting the Latin Quarter through Arts: Lantern Installation and...Read the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Sep 16 | Patch.com

    The weekend of September 20-21st, Hyde Square Task Force will light Boston's Latin Quarter through arts in celebration of Hispanic Heritage Month and JP Open Studios. A number of events will take place over Saturday and Sunday, including free lantern making workshops with Boston Makers, an original installation art piece using hand-made origami lanterns, a live portrait session with acclaimed Dorchester artist Cedric Douglas, the recent winner of a city-wide competition held by The Boston Foundation and Dudley Street Neighborhood Initiative, and Afro-Latin music and dance performances by Hyde Square Task Force youth.


  17. T cops bust brawling studentsRead the original story

    Tuesday Sep 16 | Boston Herald

    Three juveniles and an 18-year-old are facing assault charges after transit police said they were forced to move in with pepper spray to break up a brawl between the rivals from two separate high schools at the MBTA's Forest Hills Station in Jamaica Plain. Lt. Detective Richard Sullivan of the Transit Police Special Crimes Unit said two boys were taken to an area hospital as a precaution, but were released.


  18. Several Jamaica Plain Businesses Facing DisplacementRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Sep 16 | Patch.com

    The tenants of seven Latino-owned businesses in Egleston Square are facing displacement due to increasing costs to occupy their spaces, the Jamaica Plain Neighborhood Development Corporation and Egleston Square Main Street announced this week. The issue dates back several months and stems from City Realty reportedly buying two foreclosed buildings at 3106-3108 and 3152-3160 Washington St. in Jamaica Plain at auction.


  19. Two Boats Gallery Open Studios this WeekendRead the original story w/Photo

    Monday Sep 15 | Patch.com

    Please come to Two Boats Gallery this weekend to celebrate JP Open Studios. Located at 53 Boynton Street in Jamaica Plain, one block from South Street.


  20. Bank of America volunteers pitch in at Community ServingsRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday Sep 12 | Patch.com

    On Tuesday, September 9, 2014, 15 members of Bank of America's PRIDE employee network pitched in to help Community Servings of Jamaica Plain prepare and deliver meals for homebound patients living with HIV/AIDS and other chronic illnesses. Pictured are Ann-Marie Dunphy and Chris Miller.


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