Jamaica Plain

By - 11/17/17 - 5:42 pm

WBZ reports on the incident this afternoon on School Street - in which a police officer fired a shot at the fleeing gunman's car, a white Audi, after the driver backed into him. He was not seriously injured.

By - 11/14/17 - 1:21 pm

Jamaica Plain News reports the planned spring opening of Carrot Flower at 703 Centre St., where the Cobwebs antique store is closing.

By - 11/7/17 - 9:50 am
Old support beams for Orange Line tracks at Forest Hills

Liam photographs a couple of the beams that workers on the new residential complex on Hyde Park Avenue near the Forest Hills T stop have dug up.

Before 1987, when the new Orange Line alignment opened up ... Read more.

By - 11/6/17 - 7:20 pm
Heron

A pair of herons were hanging out on the higher branches on the little island at the north end of Jamaica Pond today. Read more.

By - 11/5/17 - 5:23 pm
Harvest candidate

For the first time in some 20 years, the Harvest Co-op Markets, which has stores in Central Square and Forest Hills, is having a contested election for its board of directors - 12 candidates running for 5 open seats - which might have something to do with the co-op's currently precarious financial condition.

Read more.

By - 11/2/17 - 4:04 pm

Boston Police report arresting a Brockton 16-year-old on various gun charges around 10:25 p.m. yesterday at 42 Horan Way - hours after somebody else began firing a gun nearby on Centre Street and not even a day after Gerrod Brown, also 16, was murdered around the corner on Parker Street. Read more.

By - 11/2/17 - 9:17 am

Sue O'Connell of NECN had just gotten out of her car on Centre Street around 3:20 p.m. when a guy pulled out a gun and fired several shots. She reports there was a school bus full of kids right there. Read more.

By - 11/1/17 - 1:08 pm

Friends and WFXT report the teen shot to death on Parker Street in the Mildred Hailey project last night was Gerrod Brown, 16.

Domingos DaRosa, president of the Boston Bengals youth-football league, reports Brown was a former player in the league. Read more.

By - 11/1/17 - 7:29 am

Shot in the chest shortly before midnight at 944 Parker St. in the Mildred Hailey (formerly Bromley-Heath) project, KMV reports.

Boston Police report he was 16.

NBC Boston reports police say there appeared to be a fight between two groups and that there were a lot of shell casings on the ground.

By - 10/29/17 - 1:06 pm

Jamaica Plain News posts photos from yesterday's dog parade in Jamaica Plain.

By - 10/26/17 - 10:29 pm
Ward's Pond in the fall

Ward's Pond is the small, hidden away pond across Perkins Street from Jamaica Pond on the JP/Brookline line. Read more.

By - 10/24/17 - 11:53 am

The owner of Turtle Swamp Brewing, 3377 Washington St. in Jamaica Plain, could learn tomorrow whether the Boston Fire Department thinks his fire-suppression systems are OK, which could lead to a temporary certificate of occupancy from ISD, which he'll need to get a permit from the Boston Licensing Board to serve up 16-oz. draft beers on both his patio and inside his brewery. Read more.

By - 10/20/17 - 11:05 am

Folks in the Jamaica Plain group on Facebook are reporting incidents of their mail being grabbed out of mailboxes in the neighborhood and ripped open.

Emily Marsh reports: Read more.

By - 10/19/17 - 9:45 am

Veeconley reports the T is once again using both tracks at Forest Hills, which should shave a minute or two off commutes to there. Of course, that does nothing to solve delays caused by the Orange Line just being the Orange Line, but it's a start.

By - 10/15/17 - 8:59 am

And not just some random spot, but at Doyle's, the Herald reports.

By - 10/14/17 - 9:52 pm
Jamaica Pond in twilight

Molly Lanzarotta enjoyed Jamaica Pond in twilight this evening.

By - 10/13/17 - 8:23 am

"Minor" delays inbound, the MBTA says.

By - 10/11/17 - 10:58 pm

Boston Police report arresting two 19-year-olds from Roslindale on a charges of breaking and entering in the nighttime after they emerged from the Margarita Muniz Academy, 20 Child St., around 12:55 this morning. Read more.

By - 10/9/17 - 4:02 pm

Boston Police report arresting a man and two teens on charges they broke into Alex Market, 1985 Columbus Ave., around 2 a.m. on Saturday. Read more.

By - 10/7/17 - 3:38 pm

Why, there were "moderate" delays on the Orange Line and everything, but the MBTA has removed the carcass and things are back to normal again.