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  1. JP Neighborhood Council to Discuss Caffe Nero Petition, Take-Out RequestRead the original story w/Photo

    1 hr ago | Patch.com

    Specifically, the committee plans to discuss a petition of Caffe Nero Americas, Inc. to do business as "Caffe Nero" at 733 Centre St. for a seven day common victualler license from 7 a.m. to 9 p.m., with Jason Souza as manager. The committee also plans to consider a request for take-out for the business at a meeting on Wednesday, Oct. 1. The company previously met with the Jamaica Plain Business and Professional Association in September, when representatives received continued pushback on taking root in JP, according to the Jamaica Plain News .


  2. They don't make train stations like they used toRead the original story w/Photo

    5 hrs ago | Universal Hub

    Seems that Mr. Thos. Decatur moved his grocery store nearer to his home in Jamaica Plain.


  3. National Coffee Day: Where's Your Favorite Spot in JP to Grab a Cup?Read the original story w/Photo

    Yesterday | Patch.com

    When you're taking a coffee break at work today, keep in mind that Sept. 29 is National Coffee Day and a number of national outlets are getting in on the fun.


  4. Annual 'Taste of Jamaica Plain' Event Returns ThursdayRead the original story w/Photo

    Sunday | Patch.com

    Organized by Ensuring Stability through Action in our Community , the event will run from 6-9 p.m. on Thursday, Oct. 2 at the Our Lady of Lourdes Parish Hall, 45 Brookside Ave. in Jamaica Plain. Proceeds from the event will benefit and support ESAC's GED Plus Program, Senior Home Repair Program, Sustainable Home Ownership Center and the Egleston Square Peace Garden.


  5. Fitchburg mural pays tribute to Marion Stoddard and Nashua River's heritageRead the original story w/Photo

    Sunday | Worcester Telegram & Gazette

    Zeda's Pizza at 65 Laurel St. offers residents more than your average pie shop; it is now home to the newest mural in the city. Unveiled Saturday afternoon, the 156-by-21-foot painting depicts a healthy river full of brook trout and the face of Marion Stoddard - the woman who founded the Nashua Watershed Association and led local efforts to clean up the Nashua River in the early 1970s.


  6. Wall defends record at parole board, temperament queriedRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Sep 24 | Nashoba Publishing Online

    Parole Board Chairman Joshua Wall said he agreed to take over the board in 2011 when Gov. Deval Patrick asked him to step in because there was a "public safety crisis -- and a loss of public support in the whole idea of parole." Wall, who was the first assistant district attorney in the Suffolk County District Attorney's office at the time, told members of the Governor's Council Wednesday that he was not looking for a new job, and had no knowledge of parole.


  7. Parting words after practical joke turns painfulRead the original story

    Saturday Sep 27 | Legacy Matters

    The 2007 funeral of Amir VehaboviA was poorly attended - 46 people had been invited to the ceremony, but only his mother turned up. The other 45 received this letter: To all my dear 'friends,' Some of you I have known since early school days, others I have only forged a relationship with in the last few years.


  8. Ten Tables wants to go to 12Read the original story w/Photo

    Friday Sep 26 | Universal Hub

    The Boston Licensing Board next week hears a request from Ten Tables, 597 Centre St., in Jamaica Plain, to extend its closing time from 10 p.m. to midnight. Earlier this week, diners found the restaurant closed - as punishment for being found open after 10 p.m. one night in May. The board's hearings begin at 10 a.m. on Wednesday in its eighth-floor hearing room in City Hall.


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

    Thursday Sep 25 | 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.


  10. Police hunt teen who rode on top of Orange Line car yesterdayRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Sep 25 | Universal Hub

    Transit Police say they are not amused by a kid's antics atop a hurtling Orange Line train yesterday morning. A spokesman says police are now on the lookout for him.


  11. Men Return to Action Friday at Coast-to-Coast Battle in BeantownRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Sep 25 | Dartmouth Big Green

    HANOVER, N.H. The Dartmouth cross country programs will return to action this Friday at Boston College's Coast-to-Coast Battle in Beantown held at Franklin Park in Jamaica Plain, Massachusetts. The meet will get underway at 3 p.m. with the women's 5K race, followed by the men's 8K competition at 3:30 p.m. On the women's side, six nationally ranked teams in the most recent top-25 poll will be competing as No.


  12. Lyric Stage Company of Boston Names New Managing DirectorRead the original story

    Thursday Sep 25 | BroadwayWorld.com

    The Lyric Stage Company of Boston's Producing Artistic Director, Spiro Veloudos, and its Board of Directors today announced that they have named Matt Chapuran as the 40-year-old theater company's new managing director. He will assume his full-time duties at The Lyric Stage on October 20, 2014.


  13. Frankenstein at The Footlight ClubRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Sep 24 | Patch.com

    Don't miss a chance to see this tale of horror and suspense about the ill-fated experiments of young Dr. Frankenstein and the creature he brings to life. The play blends moments of brooding terror and sudden shock with questions of morality and the dangers of unrestrained scientific inquiry.


  14. Week ahead: NightlifeRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Sep 24 | Boston.com

    LAIDBACK LUKE His name notwithstanding, this EDM whiz from Holland knows how to rock a dance floor. His recent release "Bae" features vocals by his wife and fellow DJ Gina Turner.


  15. Online Only: Southeastern Mass. girl contracts Enterovirus-D68Read the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Sep 24 | SouthCoastToday.com

    Massachusetts health officials have confirmed the state's first case of Enterovirus-D68, a respiratory virus that has spread across the country in recent weeks. Department of Public Health Commissioner Cheryl Bartlett told reporters Tuesday that the patient is an 8-year-old southeastern Massachusetts girl with a history of asthma.


  16. Jamaica Plain Home Sales Remain Steady in AugustRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Sep 24 | Patch.com

    Unlike the trend seen across Massachusetts, Jamaica Plain saw a similar number of home sales in August compared to a year ago. JP saw 12 single-family home sales in August this year, the same number as in 2013.


  17. JP New Economy Transition to Hold 'Fellow' Info Session ThursdayRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Sep 24 | Patch.com

    If you're looking to give back to the Jamaica Plain community while also working to boost your own career, the Jamaica Plain New Economy Transition is holding a special information session this week for local residents looking to join as a JP NET Fellow. According to JP NET , "Fellows build JP resilience by working on hands-on projects in exchange for coaching and mentoring.


  18. Forest Hills could get new apartment building not clad in olive and orange panelsRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Sep 24 | Universal Hub

    Jamaica Plain News reports on a BRA meeting in Jamaica Plain on the latest plans for 3521-3529 Washington St., where a developer wants to replace an old car dealership building with 132 apartments and a self-storage facility. I get that there are a mix of uses at this place but the last thing anything in Boston needs is more cars.


  19. Cook- Full Time - Daughters of St. PaulRead the original story

    Tuesday Sep 23 | DFW Catholic

    The Daughters of St. Paul in Jamaica Plain is looking for a full time cook to promote the Gospel message through attentiveness and the ability to serve nutritional meals to the Sisters and their guests.


  20. Hyde Square Task Force Brings Art, Culture to JP Open StudiosRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Sep 23 | Patch.com

    It was an art-filled weekend in Jamaica Plain, as the neighborhood hosted JP Open Studios on Saturday and Sunday. And as part of the weekend-long event, Hyde Square Task Force added their efforts to Boston's Latin Quarter in celebration of Hispanic Heritage Month .


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