Blog Archives

Editorial: Our Boston Marathon

April 11, 2014
By

“Explosions injure dozens at Boston Marathon; many JPers in race.” So read the headline that Gazette reporters, still in shock, wrote atop a breaking news story on the afternoon of April 15, 2013. For nearly four days, the news only got worse. JP’s Faulkner Hospital filled with victims of the maniacal bombings. Nearly everyone...

Read more »

Editorial: Organizing Forest Hills

April 11, 2014
By

Rumblings about a special Forest Hills committee for the Jamaica Plain Neighborhood Council and a new neighborhood association forming around Wachusett Street are different expressions of a similar truth. The Forest Hills/Woodbourne area is JP’s hot new epicenter of development and gentrification. It is also by far JP’s least politically organized sub-neighborhood. That is...

Read more »

DA gives funds to JP group

April 11, 2014
By
DA gives funds to JP group

Suffolk County District Attorney Daniel F. Conley last month delivered thousands of dollars seized from drug traffickers to a Jamaica Plain organization dedicated to reducing gun violence in Boston. As part of his annual Asset Forfeiture Community Reinvestment Program, Conley visited Citizens for Safety to present staff members with a check for $5,000 earmarked...

Read more »

Invitación, April 11, 2014

April 11, 2014
By

La entrega para la lista de Invitación es al mediodía, el 22 de abril para la publicación del 25 de abril. Manda a reporter@jamaicaplaingazette.com. Atención: Marca el 617 antes de los números que salen abajo. Reuniones Stonybrook Neighborhood Association, lunes, 14 abril, 7-9pm, en la trastienda de Doyle’s, 3484 Washington St. Info: www.sna-jp.org JPNC...

Read more »

Sportsmanship Winner

March 28, 2014
By
Sportsmanship Winner

Read more »

State rep. to lead AIDS Action Committee

March 28, 2014
By
State rep. to lead AIDS Action Committee

State Rep. Carl Sciortino will be the new executive director of Jamaica Plain-based AIDS Action Committee of Massachusetts, and will resign from office April 4 to take the job, the nonprofit announced March 25. Sciortino is openly gay and is living with HIV, he said in a press release. He takes over for Rebecca...

Read more »

JP man charged with downtown stabbing

March 28, 2014
By

A Jamaica Plain man faces serious charges after allegedly stabbing another man who tried to stop him from assaulting a woman downtown on March 9, according to the Boston Police Department. John Driscoll, 29, is charged with assault with intent to murder; assault and battery; assault with a dangerous weapon; and assault and battery...

Read more »

BPD: Gun, drugs seized from car

March 28, 2014
By

FOREST HILLS—A Boston man is facing gun and drug possession charges after a March 3 arrest at 120 Forest Hills St., according to the Boston Police Department. Syrus Hampton, 23, was arrested by Drug Control Unit officers following up on reports of drug activity and a man with a gun, according to BPD. Officers...

Read more »

Social Service

March 28, 2014
By
Social Service

Read more »

Sights and Sounds, March 28, 2014

March 28, 2014
By

The deadline for listings is noon, Tues., April 8 for the April 11 issue. Send listings to reporter@jamaicaplaingazette.com. Note: 617 should be dialed before numbers below, unless another area code is given. Special Events First Thursday art walk, evening of Thurs., April 3, Centre/South corridor shops. Info: centresouth.org. Music Thaddeus Hogarth/John Baboian Jazz duo,...

Read more »