Jamaica Plain

By - 2/7/17 - 12:03 pm

The Zoning Board of Appeals today approved plans for a 28-unit apartment on Stonley Road behind the MBTA bus yard. Read more.

By - 2/4/17 - 11:29 pm

Around 11:15 p.m. in front of the donut shop. Police are looking for two suspects - a black man and a Hispanic woman - who fled towards South Street. The victim's injuries did not appear life threatening.

By - 2/4/17 - 6:53 pm

Boston Police report a Quincy man and a Revere woman face arraignment on murder charges for the death of Jeffrey Kelly outside the 7-Eleven at Centre Street and South Huntington Avenue last August. Read more.

By - 2/2/17 - 2:26 pm
Carmelo Maldonado

Transit Police report they are looking for Carmelo Maldonado, 50, of points unknown, for stealing at least three bikes from the Stony Brook stop on the Orange Line.

If you see him (click the link for additional photos), contact detectives at 617-222-1050, or send an anonymous text tip to 873873.

By - 2/2/17 - 9:09 am

NBC Boston reports police last night arrested Chaka Meredith in Lawrence. Read more.

By - 2/1/17 - 1:04 pm
Wanted for string of bank robberies

The FBI announced today it's offering up to $5,000 for information that leads to the capture of a man who's been robbing banks in Massachusetts and New Hampshire while accompanied by his moll. Read more.

By - 1/28/17 - 4:04 pm
By - 1/24/17 - 11:32 pm
Wood duck near Leverett Pond

Mary Ellen spotted this wood duck near Leverett Pond up by Rte. 9 on the JP/Brookline line today.

She also spotted a green-winged teal at the pond today: Read more.

By - 1/24/17 - 11:10 am

The Zoning Board of Appeals this morning approved a proposal to replace the shuttered James's Gate at McBride and South streets with an 11-condo building. Read more.

By - 1/18/17 - 12:12 am

KStephen Snider took a photo of a hawk near the Stony Brook T stop yesterday morning. Nothing too unusual about that these days, but the hawk has black bands around its legs, attached to straps of the sort a hawk or falcon owner might have attached.

By - 1/17/17 - 10:43 pm

Shortly after 10 p.m. on Centre Street near Lamartine, Abby Burns reports.

Earlier in the afternoon, somebody was robbed at gunpoint on Centre in front of the Stop & Shop.

By - 1/17/17 - 4:26 pm

Around 3:50 p.m., a bunch of teens held somebody up at gunpoint outside 315 Centre St., in front of the Stop & Shop.

Suspects are at least three teens, one white, short and overweight, the other two black. The teen with the gun was black, with braids and wearing a black jacket and a black hoodie.

By - 1/17/17 - 12:27 pm

Boston Police say a man was stabbed several times outside the Drinking Fountain on Nov. 12 by a group of four people who had been denied entrance into the Washington Street watering hole earlier in the evening and that his attackers fled towards Forest Hills in a white sedan. Read more.

By - 1/16/17 - 9:03 pm

Sure, Grass Fed in Forest Hills just shut down, but now word comes that Jackson Square at the other end of JP will be getting a burger joint. Jamaica Plain News reports a small chain called MOOYAH (which sounds like what they should've shouted every time you placed an order at BurgerFi in West Roxbury, only it wasn't, and now they're gone, too) plans an outlet at Columbus and Centre.

By - 1/13/17 - 8:51 am
Snowman in the trash in Jamaica Plain

Benzo Amore spotted this sad sight in Jamaica Plain.

By - 1/13/17 - 8:40 am

The Jamaica Plain Gazette reports the latest on the proposed 18-unit project off Allandale Street on the JP/West Roxbury line.

By - 1/11/17 - 12:24 pm
Sacchetti

Transit Police report arresting a Malden man on charges he determined the best way to make his point in a political discussion early this morning on a train to Forest Hills was to pull his pants down and show just what a man he is.

Or as Transit Police put it: Read more.

By - 1/8/17 - 9:23 pm

Grass Fed Forest Hills served its last burger today, about a year after it opened up in the old Tonic space across from the T stop. The original Grass Fed, up on Centre Street, remains open.

By - 1/5/17 - 1:52 pm
Suspect in Jamaica Plain bank robbery

UPDATE: Reward offered.

The FBI's Bank Robbery Task Force reports it's looking for a guy who held up the East Boston Savings Bank branch at 515 Centre St. shortly before 9 a.m. on Tuesday.

Subject entered the bank and approached the teller station after waiting in line. Handed the teller a demand note for money and also made a verbal demand. Received money from the teller and fled the bank in the direction of Spring Park Ave.

By - 1/2/17 - 4:25 pm
Weird goose in Jamaica Plain

Scott Tetreault wonders what kind of goose he saw in Jamaica Plain today.