Jamaica Plain

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.

By - 10/5/17 - 9:54 pm

At an at-large city-council forum at the Roxbury ABCD tonight, activist Jamarhl Crawford was not having any of Pat Payaso's clowning around. Latoya Gayle videoed Crawford going after him - and Payaso's explanation for why Roxbury residents should take a guy dressed like him seriously.

Earlier:
Report on at-large forum in Roslindale.

By - 10/5/17 - 9:27 am

Jamaica Plain News reports MSPCA-Angell has taken in 34 cats rescued from an Irma-ravaged shelter in the Virgin Islands, which it'll adopt out after making sure they're OK.

By - 10/4/17 - 11:54 pm

At a forum tonight, Mayor Marty Walsh said he would spend the next four years building on what he said were the successes of his first term, while challenger and City Councilor Tito Jackson said he would take more aggressive steps to make Boston a better place. Read more.

By - 10/4/17 - 9:25 am
Weld Hill Street in Jamaica Plain this morning

The roads around the Forest Hills T station, already a rough ride in these days of Arborway work, became even more gridlocked this morning when at least some of the traffic lights failed. Read more.

By - 10/3/17 - 11:41 pm
Closed Eugene O'Neill's

John Godfrey reports and Jamaica Plain News confirms that Eugene O'Neill's Pub, across from the Forest Hills T stop, has closed for good.

Napper Tandy's in Roslindale Square, which has the same owner, remains open.

By - 10/1/17 - 4:05 pm

The MBTA is reporting "moderate" delays on the Orange Line due to signal problems at Forest Hills.

By - 9/29/17 - 9:13 pm

Around 7:15 p.m. at Centre Street across from Wise Street, Boston EMS Incidents and NBC Boston report.

By - 9/28/17 - 12:38 pm

Verizon announced today it will soon make its FiOS Internet/cable/phone service available in all of Jamaica Plain, Hyde Park, Mattapan, Roslindale and Roxbury, and in parts of South Boston, including the waterfront. Read more.

By - 9/27/17 - 6:52 pm
Hawk at the Arnold Arboretum

Mitch and Lis describe what happened after they found this hawk just sitting on the ground near the main building at the Arnold Arboretum on Monday. Read more.

By - 9/22/17 - 5:49 pm

Bruce Smith, 53, currently a Boston Police sergeant and detective in Jamaica Plain's District E-13, pleaded guilty today to repeatedly making false statements that let him carry his gun on personal plane trips and get a friend around security screenings at Logan Airport, the US Attorney's office reports. Read more.

By - 9/21/17 - 10:08 pm
Narrow flight path from Logan to Forest Hills

Wright points to the narrow flight path from Logan to Forest Hills; the blue shows the paths planes used to take.

Modern technology and a 1990s court decision have created a narrow flight corridor off a Logan runway that can mean hour after hour of planes roaring over Roxbury, Jamaica Plain, Roslindale and West Roxbury, from late at night to early in the morning, driving residents nuts. Read more.

By - 9/21/17 - 8:54 am

Jamaica Plain News reports on a formal complaint about "unbearable" jet noise of late, notes a new citizen group, Boston South Fair Skies, holds an organizing meeting tonight at 6:30 at the Roslindale Community Center, 6 Cummins Highway.