Author: Gazette Staff

News Briefs

5k Walk set for Oct. 3 The now-Covid safe annual 5k Walk will be held on Saturday, October 3.  Register today: southst.org/walk2020. Due to pandemic we encourage folks to register early so we can manage appropriate social distancing in the…

Letter to the Editor 09-25-2020

We were there working hard Dear Editor: In the article that Seth Daniel published “What’s in a name? Kennedy name no longer enough to best veteran politician Makey in Boston,” left the impression that there was not a real Jamaica…

Editorial 09-25-2020

Winter survival: Masks and flu shots   The testimony of Dr. Robert Redfield, the head of the Centers for Disease Control, before a U.S. Senate subcommittee last week regarding the need for every American to wear a face mask in…

Obituaries 9-11-2020

Dorothy ConnellRetired School Lunch Hour Monitor Dorothy F. Connell, 96, of Roslindale, formerly of Jamaica Plain, passed away on August 23. A retired Lunch Hour Monitor at the Mozart School in Roslindale, she was an avid Red Sox and Bruins…

Guide to Jamaica Plain

What Makes JP Unique JP boasts a diverse population of about 38,000, according to the last census: 54 percent white; 25 percent Hispanic/Latino; 13 percent African-American; and 4 percent Asian. JP has a large gay and lesbian population and is…

LOCAL STUDENTS EARN ACADEMIC HONORS

Allegro Named to WPI Spring Dean’s List – Worcester Polytechnic Institute (WPI) has announced that Remy Allegro of Jamaica Plain, Mass., a member of the class of 2021 majoring in robotics engineering, was named to the university’s Dean’s List for…

Police Briefs 9-11-2020

WOMAN FOUND IN FRANKLIN PARK CONSIDERED A HOMICIDE Investigation Update: At about 2:47 p.m. on Sunday, June 14, officers assigned to District B-2 (Roxbury) responded to a radio call for a found body in the area of 17 Jewish War…