Jamaica Plain

By - 12/14/17 - 9:25 pm
Center for Pain and the Brain ad

Also call if you have a migraine. Seen on the train, in Jamaica Plain.

By - 12/11/17 - 8:56 am

The MBTA reports "minor" delays from a desiccated Orange Line train at Stony Brook.

By - 12/9/17 - 10:05 pm
Jamaica Plain space saver in the snow

At 4:33 p.m., somebody sent 311 this photo of a space saver on Forbes Street in JP and demanded the city do something about it:

Someone clearly did not shovel this apt but is taking an ownership of the spot. Please remove this trash can and let the owner know that s/he cannot do that.

By - 12/6/17 - 9:44 pm
Forest Hills canopy

Long-term good news for long suffering bus riders: They're getting a canopy, eventually.

State officials said tonight that the delayed Casey Overpass replacement project is just three weeks away from being fully opened to motorists. Read more.

By - 11/30/17 - 3:45 pm

A Suffolk Superior Court jury today convicted Donte Henley, 27, and Josiah Zachery, 21, of second-degree murder for the shooting death of Kenny Lamour as he worked on a crew clearing snow on Centre Street near the Arborway after a blizzard in February, 2015, the Suffolk County District Attorney's office reports. Read more.

By - 11/28/17 - 12:45 pm

MassDOT reports crews will shut the intersection of South and New Washington streets in Forest Hills this weekend for work related to the Casey Overpass replacement project. Read more.

By - 11/22/17 - 12:23 pm
Island in the mist in Jamaica Pond

The island at the north end of Jamaica Pond faded in and out of view during the rain late this morning.

Closer to shore, the coots were as plain as the rain rolling off their backs: Read more.

By - 11/21/17 - 11:41 pm

Around 11:25 p.m., gunfire was reported on Horan Way in the Mildred Hailey Apartments (the former Bromley-Heath). At least one bullet was fired into an apartment on Heath Street.

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.